1244 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957
When it comes to Sanibel dining, Cielo is setting a new bar in farm to table cuisine. We strive for the best in everything we do, from carefully crafted cocktails to creative dishes made from scratch. In a world where the word “fresh” is ubiquitous, we take things further, locally sourcing only the best ingredients and hand-crafting every dish with the utmost care.
1244 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957Get Directions
Cuisine TypeFarm to Table
Tues-Fri • 11:30 am-3:00 pm
Tue-Sat • 4:30 pm-8:00 pm
Dining InformationFull Bar
Gluten Free Options
Large Wine List
Lounge/BarDaily Happy Hour: 4:30 pm-6:00 pm
Live MusicLive Piano Tues-Sat from 5:00 pm
Additional ServicesPrivate Dining
Payment DetailsAmerican Express
Executive Chef Taylor Trinkle
Chef Taylor was born in Roanoke, Virginia and moved to Sanibel in 1985. Taylor joined the Marines right out of high school and completed his service in 2001. Utilizing the GI Bill, Chef Taylor attended The Florida Culinary Institute in West Palm Beach to earn his culinary degree.
Chef Taylor started his culinary career at Gulf Harbor Yacht & Country Club in FT. Myers and extended his knowledge of culinary arts at the EL Dorado Resort and Casino in Shreveport, LA. After moving back to the Sanibel / Ft. Myers area, Chef Taylor became Corporate Executive Chef of IL Tesoro on Sanibel and traveled to NYC and Martha’s Vineyard to oversee all of the restaurants during the winter and summer months. Taylor was invited to cook at The James Beard House in October 2012.
After being a Private Chef for a few years, Chef Taylor opened UVA”S Vino and Tapas in Ft. Myers before joining Cielo’s team in April 2023.