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roots restaurant
Note: At press time, roots was planning to open in phases due to the current COVID-19 restrictions. Coming this summer, there will be a new place to power lunch in Southwest Florida: roots restaurant at the Bell Tower Shops. The soon-to-launch lunch service is designed for the discerning diner... Read more
House of Pasta

House of Pasta

RESTAURANTS March 10, 2020

Some of Southwest Florida’s best restaurants are in strip malls, off the beaten path. House of Pasta is one of them. Last June, Igor Vujaklija opened the Italian restaurant on Winkler Road in the former Rene’s Catering space. “When people walk in, they are amazed at how big the... Read more
Cantina LAREDO

Cantina LAREDO

RESTAURANTS January 9, 2020

There is a lot more to Mexican food than tacos, chips and salsa. While you will find all of those items at Cantina Laredo in south Fort Myers, you’ll also find a menu full of more upscale dishes such as a 16-ounce bone-in ribeye marinated in spicy cascabel sauce,... Read more
Bayfront Bistro & Bar
As one of only a handful of fine dining restaurants on Fort Myers Beach, Bayfront Bistro continues to stand the test of time. During the slower summer months, the restaurant refreshed its interior and expanded the downstairs Cabana Bar. The results are impressive. In the middle of Estero Island,... Read more
Lynq

Lynq

RESTAURANTS September 10, 2019

Southwest Florida is home to a myriad of restaurants serving cuisine specific to various countries and regions. However, there are very few places where you can experience the kind of global fare found at LYNQ in Fort Myers. Having recently celebrated its twoyear anniversary, LYNQ continues to evolve and... Read more
Ocean Prime

Ocean Prime

RESTAURANTS July 2, 2019

It’s rare to find a restaurant that can provide fuel for power business meetings, romance for an anniversary dinner, energize a spirited girls’ night out and set the stage for the pretheater crowd, but Ocean Prime Naples does it all. Besides its prime position on Fifth Avenue South, adjacent... Read more
Blue Moon Pizza
Blue Moon Pizza is perhaps one  of the best-kept secrets in Fort  Myers, despite its prominent  signage and high-profile location  on College Parkway. Every day, thousands  of people drive by the restaurant and yet,  they still manage to miss it. Owner, president and general  manager Peter Barli says, “This... Read more
Manhattan Steakhouse
A woman owning a steakhouse is very unusual, ” says Bella Purisic, owner of Manhattan Steakhouse in Bonita Springs. The New York native, whose family has a successful history in the meat and steakhouse business, opened the restaurant in 2011 with the encouragement of her restaurateur husband Kenny. The... Read more
Two Guys: Kitchen & Catering
Success has been swift for Two Guys Kitchen & Catering in Naples. In just three years, its owners, brothers Peter and Larry Falisi, have built a business that includes a full-service catering company, a fast casual restaurant, and an in-flight catering business. The brothers have been immersed in Italian... Read more
Deep Lagoon

Deep Lagoon

RESTAURANTS November 6, 2018

If you’ve lived in Southwest Florida awhile, you probably know there’s no one, single thing about the area that makes it so special. Rather, it’s everything — from the sunsets to the water to the fresh seafood — that draws people to the area and keeps them coming back.... Read more