The Green Flash

The Green Flash is a Captiva restaurant that serves up some of the finest dining and beautiful waterfront views!

Come by boat or by car, sit inside or out .......... whichever you do, you'll enjoy good food in an elegant and romantic setting inside the restaurant or a lovely Florida island setting out on the patio.

The great thing is that no matter where you sit, you have wonderful views of Roosevelt Channel on the bay-side of the island.

Large picture windows line the whole back-side of the restaurant, so even if you're not right at the window, you can still enjoy the view.  Green Flash is on Captiva Drive at the last bend in the road before you hit Andy Rosse Lane and the main part of town.

the green flash

They are a sister restaurant to The Mucky Duck, which has gulf of Mexico views, but is dressier and pricier ........ you'll pay around $30-47 for a dinner entree.

I love Captiva's specialty, Barbeque Shrimp Wrapped with Bacon, so I ordered that.  It came with spaetzle, small flour dumplings, and it was delicious!

barbeque shrimp

You'll mainly find seafood dishes on the menu such as Stuffed Grouper, Captiva Steam Pot, Coconut Shrimp, and scallops, mahi, tuna, salmon, swordfish, crab, and lobster tail.

Also on the dinner menu are appetizers, and desserts.  For those who don't want fish, you can order chicken, beef, and veal dishes.  Their lunch menu includes appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, entrees, and desserts.

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The restaurant is named after the phenomenon that you sometimes see at sunset when the last tip of the sun dips below the horizon and you see a green spot, usually for a few seconds, on the horizon just above where the sun was.

It is usually best seen in clean air with a cloudless sky and clear horizon, and  occurs with a yellow sun, rather than a red one.

Have you seen water vapor creating a rainbow?  It's similar with green flashes ......  sunlight spreads out in air of increasing density, which happens at sunrise and sunset. 

The light refracts with long red-orange waves at one end and short violet-blue-green waves at the other.  The blue-green light is bent toward the top of the sun and is scattered by air molecules, but sometimes only the blue light scatters and then you only see the green light ...... pretty cool, huh?

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It's considered good luck in some cultures is you see a green flash and I would say you're in luck if you're able to go out to eat at The Green Flash restaurant!

They are open daily, except for Thanksgiving and Christmas.  Lunch is served from 11:30AM-3:30PM, and dinner from 5:30-9:30PM.

The Green Flash
15183 Captiva Drive
(239)472-3337

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