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20 Over $20

When you want to indulge, these are tasty suggestions.

BY September 23, 2016


From rabbit simmered in white wine sauce to a fish stew with Pernod aioli, here are 20 dishes over $20 at our local restaurants for the ultimate gourmet indulgence.

1. Grilled local pompano with Provençal sauce vierge, cumin-carrot purée and spinach flan, $30.99, Bleu Provence (Naples),

2. Wild boar chop with roasted bone marrow, guava reduction and chimichurri, $42, Fuse Global Cuisine (Naples),

3. Fresh cavatelli with pork ragu, $26, Campiello (Naples),

4. Crunchy black grouper with almonds, sesame seeds, ginger and chili flakes, $40, Veranda E (Naples),

5. Milk-fed veal tenderloin with morels, purple potatoes and truffles, $41, Cote d’Azur (Naples),

6. Fish stew with chorizo in a tomato-saffron broth with Pernod aioli, $32, Sweet Melissa’s Café (Sanibel),

7. Prime lamb shank braised with criminis and plum tomatoes, $27, Wyld’s Café (Bonita Springs),

8. Miso-sambal swordfish with braised fennel, grilled pineapple and rock shrimp, $36.95, M Waterfront Grille (Naples),

9. Smoked molasses duck with caramelized plantains and orange-jicama salad, $28, KC American Bistro (Naples),

Pan-roasted shrimp with fried green tomatoes and tasso gravy over a grit cake from Ridgway Bar & Grill

10. Chilled fresh crab claw platter, $59, Truluck’s (Naples), 

11. Wagyu New York strip with gratin and seasonal vegetables, $46, Jimmy P’s Charred (Naples),

12. Cornish hen with green olives and fennel, $26, Caffé dell’ Amore (Naples),

13. Veal tenderloin, lobster and shrimp in sherry cream sauce, $38, Ristorante Ciao (Naples),

14. Braised short rib with whipped parsnip and chipotle applesauce, $42, Chops City Grill (Naples),

15. Rabbit simmered in white wine mushroom sauce, $33, Bleu Rendez-Vous French Bistro (Sanibel), 

16. Seared scallops with leeks in citrus beurre blanc, $34, Il Cielo (Sanibel),

17. Seafood tagine with preserved lemon over couscous, $28.50, Chez Boët,

18. Pan-roasted shrimp over a grit cake, fried green tomato and tasso gravy, $36, Ridgway Bar & Grill (Naples),

19. Palmetto Creek Farms’ mustard-honey pork loin with spicy pickled red onion, $26, The Local (Naples),

20. Plum lamb with tomato-pomegranate sauce with butternut squash, $29, Bha! Bha! Persian Bistro (Naples),


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