Like piñatas, bodies must be filled with quality ingredients to effectively satisfy the demands of screaming children. Summon the strength to endure a baseball batting from a blindfolded child with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of seafood, steaks, and more at Sanibel Cottage, located in Webster.
With Floridian décor that warms diners and karaoke singers on cold winter nights, Sanibel Cottage offers hungry loungers an eclectic menu that brims with savory steaks, fresh seafood, tempting appetizers, and palate-pleasing pasta. Patrons who crave formality and order can head to the dining room, which is surrounded by fish-related décor that brings to mind a grandparent's eclectic summer home. There they can nosh on delicacies such as the New York strip steak smothered in gorgonzola shallot butter ($25) or the shrimp scampi soaked in white-wine-butter sauce ($17). Other scrumptious seafood options include the Sanibel oysters topped with cheesy breadcrumbs and gulf shrimp (six for $18.95) and the simmering steamed clams (six for $6.95). Sanibel Cottage is also a laid-back tavern, where an acoustic guitar virtuoso nestled among potted palms plunks out tunes while big-screen TVs broadcast the Super Bowl of Saxophone Shot-Putting over the heads of seated diners sampling the tavern's late-night menu.