The best early dining restaurants in Southwest Florida
Taste

A Love Letter to Early Dining

Call it social hour. Call it a sunset menu. It’s anything but the early-bird special.
Modern restaurant design at Ocean Prime
Tastemaker

In Good Taste

For the best restaurants, setting the scene is as important as setting the table.
Stanley Worrell, Bar Tulia
Dining Out

Where the Wild Things Dine

When traveling, we all want to feel like one of the locals, so we polled a few in-the-know bartenders at some of...
Local craft beer
Features

Something’s Brewing

The craft beer craze goes beyond hoppy IPAs and refreshing pale ales, creating community spaces that are worth their weight in liquid...
Burger from Nevermind Awesome Bar + Eatery
Dining Out

Cape of Flavors

Across the bridge from Fort Myers in a land of strip malls, Cape Coral has boomed as a bonafide culinary destination.
Darren Veilleux Johnson & Wales University-trained chef
Tastemaker

Raising the Sails

With scrappy determination and a healthy dose of humility, 30-year-old Darren Veilleux became the culinary heart of Southwest Florida’s most distinguished fine-dining...
Boat Access Dining at The Dock at Crayton Cove interior view
Table Service

Dock And Dine

Boat up to one of these restaurants for the ultimate waterside dining experience.
Everglades Distillers
Raise a Glass

Everglades In A Bottle

Jose Calderon’s family-run distillery in Immokalee makes a fully Floridian vodka with flavors from the land.
Todd Johnson Nosh on Naples Bay
Chef Homecoming

Nosh on Naples Bay: Small Plates, Big Flavor

Chef Todd Johnson, of Lee County fame, returns to Naples with his first independent project, Nosh on Naples Bay.
El Basque Vin & Pintxo Bar
Taste

El Basque Vin & Pintxo Bar

The culinary scene moves north with three openings that bring delicacies on the half-shell and globally inspired small plates to Bonita Springs...
The Bohemian Restaurant
Taste

The Bohemian Restaurant

The culinary scene moves north with three openings that bring delicacies on the half-shell and globally inspired small plates to Bonita Springs...
Coldwater Oyster Market
Taste

Coldwater Oyster Market

The culinary scene moves north with three openings that bring delicacies on the half-shell and globally inspired small plates to Bonita Springs...
Culinary Debuts

Feast on Lee

The culinary scene moves north with three openings that bring delicacies on the half-shell and globally inspired small plates to Bonita Springs...
Balcony of Del Mar Naples
Taste

Fifth Avenue South’s Latest Dining Hot Spot: Del Mar

A new concept from Cameron Mitchell Restaurants