The Jac Sanibel Island Bar & Grille has a lot to celebrate this May. The top-rated restaurant is marking its one-year anniversary with the much-anticipated return of the back bar. Sanibel and Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce officials will join owner Eve Alves for a ribbon-cutting to commemorate the official back bar reopening on Monday, May 20 at 5:30 p.m.
The back bar was a staple of the former Jacaranda restaurant, with music, dancing and a spirit all its own. With live music every night from 7-11 p.m., it’s a place where guests can get moving or head outside for a game of cornhole and a laid-back vibe with friends. The Jac, right at the heart of Sanibel on Periwinkle Way, is now offering its can’t-miss happy hour menu from the back bar as well.
Talented musicians are scheduled to perform all month long at the back bar, including country powerhouse Neon Summer on Saturday, May 11 and Saturday, May 25. Back by popular demand, Renata Band will return for a night of dancing and grooving on Saturday, May 18.
The excitement doesn’t stop there. The Jac will host a beautiful Mother’s Day brunch on Sunday, May 12 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The special menu includes mouthwatering dishes like eggs Benedict on housemade English muffins with the choice of bacon or pork belly, topped with hollandaise and accompanied by potato hash for only $12. The housemade bread pudding French toast is topped with fresh berries and powdered sugar for $9.
The Captain’s Breakfast features two eggs, four pieces of bacon or pork belly, roasted potatoes, fresh baby heirloom tomatoes and toast for just $10. Guests can also choose from steak and eggs or pork belly hash. Tempting bloody marys and mimosas will be available for just $6. Plus, a prime rib special will be on the dinner menu that night. Check out all the menus at thejacsanibel.com.
As part of the anniversary celebration, fans of The Jac will have a chance to win big on Facebook. The restaurant will give away a $50 gift card and a free T-shirt to one lucky winner. There will be a post on facebook.com/TheJacSanibel with instructions on how to enter.