Visit Sweet Melissa's Cafe just once, and you will be returning here more often than you think! This restaurant is one of the favorite local haunts for a meal with friends or with family. The cuisine here is contemporary and includes tapas and delicious seafood preparations. Some of the food to try out here is the Grilled Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus, Oven Roasted Cobia, and the Pan Seared Mahi Mahi.
2255 West Gulf Drive Casa Ybel Resort Ft. Myers, FL 33597
Thistle Lodge is located in Casa Ybel Resort and is the perfect option for a date night. The restaurant has the perfect outdoor seating, which is dimly lit and is on the oceanfront. The staff is excellent and will give you all the privacy, while ensuring you are comfortable and well-attended. Some dishes to try out here are Lemon and Rosemary Roasted Coquelet, the Char-grilled Wild Caught King Salmon Filet and the Beef "
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500 Palm Avenue The Gasparilla Inn & Club Ft. Myers, FL 33921
A delightful dining destination within the historic Gasparilla Inn & Club, The Main Dining Room exudes an air of elegance fitting the resort's rich history. Pale yellow and white accents make up the understated color palette of the interiors. Strategically placed plants adds a nice natural touch while the classic overhead lanterns create a vintage feel. Coveted tables by the windows afford stunning views of the golf course and the resort's picturesque periphery. The talented kitchen team utilizes the freshest of the seasonal ingredients to come up with a well-crafted menu of contemporary specialties. The heritage experience dinner served in the evenings is a popular delight. The wine list throws up some excellent options and has received accolades from Wine Spectator. The vibe in the dining room is elegantly formal and suitable attire is advised.
Paying tribute to the celebrated flavors of the Tuscany region, Pagelli's offers a well-crafted menu of Italian favorites served up in an elegant setting. The food menu is diverse and offers a good mix of classic favorites as well as the restaurant's innovative offerings. Starters include specialties like the Crabby Baby Bellas as well as the Angry Mussels. The pasta selection is diverse and includes classics like the Butternut Ravioli and Gnocchi Al Forno. The diverse choice of seafood, meat and vegetable entrees offer something for everyone. The interiors, done up in a mellow palette exude a warm and comforting vibe thanks to some excellent lighting choices. Textured walls make an appearance every now and then, adding a nice touch. The courtyard, with it's pillared arches is a more popular option among patrons. The comfortable atmosphere makes for a cheery crowd on most evenings making it a good option for a relaxed meal with family and friends alike.
Stunning views of the harbor abound at this delightful waterfront restaurant. But Laishley Crab House offers much more than just views, and has enough potential to pull your gaze away from the picturesque sights, if only for moments when you're savoring the food. Crabs sourced fresh from the nearby harbors is the obvious specialty and is presented in diverse preparations from crab cakes and soft shell crabs to the irresistible Blue Crab Bucket. Beyond crabs, the seafood entrees present a wonderful variety from lobsters and oysters to the seafood pasta. A little menu of steaks entices meat lovers. Sushi is another specialty, with chef Sun Choe dishing out a stunning variety to please most tastes. The restaurant interiors, dominated by woods exude a rustic charm, almost making it look like a wooded cabin. There's a fun element to the decor with beautiful wooden sculptures dotting the dining room. The wooden 'truck' at the bar is an eye-catching highlight. Head out to the patio at sunset for surreal water views.
With humble beginnings as a little restaurant more than a decade ago, The Perfect Caper has evolved into one of the city's finest dining experiences. Multiple award-winning chef Jeanie Roland crafts her menu around the season's freshest organic ingredients. The culinary influences are varied and range from French and Spanish to bold Asian flavors. American favorites have a significant presence on the menu and includes some excellent steak and seafood selections. Go for the prix fixe menu that takes you through a worldly culinary adventure. Menu changes seasonally and offers newer delights year round. Wine list is suitably diverse and features a good mix of local wines and imports. The light-filled interiors sport a vibrant palate and good use of natural elements for a comfortable vibe. Chill out at the lounge for some delightful cocktails as well as live jazz on weekends.
Il Tesoro sits in a pretty building bathing in eye-catching hues of blue with natural plants and flowing vines for company. The atmosphere inside is less colorful, but much more elegant, with rich use of woods giving it a slightly rustic touch. The mellow palette on the walls proves to be a strong base for the stunning artwork throughout the restaurant. Use of natural elements gives the place a very cozy and relaxed vibe. The menu oozes with chef A. J. Black's creativity and offers a great mix of traditional Italian favorites and the chef's own creations. Expect such delights as the Lobster Agrodolce Tempura and Polpetta Siciliana from their popular Antipasti choices as well as some great meat and seafood choices in the main courses. Signature creations include the mouthwatering Sea Bass Tesoro and Grouper Livornese. Finish off with the popular dessert creations. An excellent choice for a no non-sense Italian meal.
Pick of the top dining destinations in Southwest Florida, Angelina's Ristorante has been garnering rave reviews and awards since its inception. Comfortably elegant, is how you would describe the atmosphere inside. Eye-catching murals and artwork adorn the walls of the atmospheric dining room. Contemporary lanterns and warm lighting choices emphasize the wooden accents strategically lacing the room. Dress to impress, as there's a dress code in place for the main dining room. The well-lit lounge exudes a slightly more casual vibe. Head out to the patio if the formal atmosphere inside is not your thing. Chef Greg Scarlatos presents a well-crafted menu offering a good mix of traditional favorites and his own contemporary offerings. The wine list throws up some interesting pairing options and has received accolades from Wine Spectator. Groups are well accommodated on reservations and hosting private functions is a classy affair. Widely considered to be one of the best Italian restaurants in the region, Angelina's promises a memorable dining experience.
Flanked by palm trees and lush greenery, Il Cielo occupies a property reminiscent of a lavish private villa. Step in and you'll find an atmospheric dining room featuring rich use of woods and contemporary lighting choices. Striking artwork appearing prominently throughout the space adds to the sophisticated atmosphere. The eclectic menu has American and European influences and offers such delights as Baked Blue Fin Crab Cake, Triple Tail and Day-Boat Scallops, Furikake Seared Tuna and Colorado Rack of Lamb. The wine list is exhaustive and spans some of the best regions of France, Italy and Spain apart from America. There's a picturesque outdoor area as well for a less formal meals. The restaurant accommodates groups with ease and is an ideal venue for hosting private events. Check website for more.
1642 Northeast Pine Island Road Ft. Myers, FL 33909
Take in the atmosphere of the Australian Outback while enjoying mouth-watering entrees and high-quality service. Serving dinner only, Outback Steakhouse offers an extensive menu featuring appetizers, chicken, ribs, steak, seafood, pasta, salads and desserts for moderate prices. Family-friendly, the casual restaurant has something for everyone at its numerous locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Outback Steakhouse also offers call-ahead seating and curbside take-away. Check website for locations and menu selections.
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