Restaurant Week 2013 proved to be another great week filled with special 3-course prix fixe lunch and dinner menus and one-of-a-kind culinary experiences. Wine tastings paired with live music, exclusive cooking demonstrations, tours and classes. These are just a few examples of what happens when you combine amazing food with the perfect location.
If you missed Restaurant Week 2013, check out the videos below and be sure to check back soon for Restaurant Week 2014 details!
Video: Twisted Vine Bistro
Video: Wicked Dolphin Rum Tour
Video: Rabbit Run Farm Tour
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Owner Denise Muir will lead a tour of Rabbit Run Farm, a hydroponic farm, introducing the variety of heirloom plants being grown and how the hydroponic system works. The sustainable farming practices used at Rabbit Run will be the focus of the tour material, including the farm's dedication to sell only to local restaurants and customers. Following the tour, a culinary class will be presented where Chef Kristina San Filippo will demonstrate a selection of recipes using Rabbit Run Farm produce. Guests will then enjoy a salad and vegetarian entree for lunch featuring the recipes presented in the culinary class.
Reserve your seat for a Seafood Dining Experience like no other! All from the best view on the Caloosahatchee River from Pinchers at The Marina at Edison Ford. Take the ultimate taste bud tour of the freshest seafood caught from the waters of the Gulf of Mexico including Stone Crabs, Blue Crabs and Grouper. Get hands on knowledge from the seafood experts that are responsible for bringing your catch from the water to the table. A Family Owned and Operated company for 18 years in Southwest Florida, Pinchers and Island Crab Company owner, Grant Phelan, will be on hand to lead a fun and interesting discussion on the valuable fisheries that we rely on. Your dining experience will be capped off with a $20 gift certificate to take home with you to visit any Pinchers and taste your favorites from the day. Come see why we proudly say “You Can’t Fake Fresh!”
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Enjoy an evening of delight as you unwind in our tropical oasis. Our dining room is the perfect place to enjoy the outstanding views of the Gulf of Mexico. Watch the beach goers pass by as you enjoy one of our mouth-watering dishes. Don´t forget to come and enjoy a scrumptious Chloës breakfast that will leave you feeling in bliss!
Discover the award-winning Key Lime Bistro on Captiva. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Sure to tantalize the most demanding palate, with a full bar and live entertainment. Featured seven days week. Dining both inside and outside.
Enjoy the intimate ambiance while sipping a glass of wine and sampling our authentic cuisine. From fresh seafood and steaks to flat breads made to order, all our entrees are cooked in a wood-fired oven or on a wood-fired grill.
"The island's original wood-fired pizzas" are just the beginning of what makes MatzalunaSanibel Island's family Italian Restaurant. Over 20 combinations of pasta dinners from just $11.95 (including soup or salad and fresh baked bread) are available. Affordable veal, tender chicken, choice steaks and of course only the finest seafood (Italian style) in a casual market-like setting make Matzaluna "Sanibel's Italian Kitchen".
Open air, relaxed, casual dining specializing in Caribbean cuisine. Full menu featuring fresh seafood. Come and enjoy " A Slice of Key West." Come by land or by sea. Entertainment 6 nights a week.
The Timbers Restaurant is the award winning dinner-house. The menu features the largest selection of fresh fish and seafood on the islands along with a fine choice of hand cut steaks and pasta. Their "Fresh Fish Report" features the fresh catches of the day.
Taste of the Island Awards Include:
Best Restaurant for Seafood
Best Restaurant for Steak
Best Restaurant for Dinner
Bubba's Roadhouse is a Cape Coral tradition for over 20 years. Home of hand-cut steaks, BBQ Ribs and an wood-fired grill in the dining room. In 2013, Bubba's 46oz-Bubbarita was honored by the Fort Myers News-Press with the fan favorite in the their Margarita Madness. Also in 2013 Bubba's Roadhouse won the Best Pork catagory for our homemade BBQ Pulled Pork at the annual BBQ, Bands and Brew event. Bubba's casual roadhouse feel makes this a must-stop at location while in Lee County.
Brew Babies Garden Bistro is the most unique and beautiful venue for all your events, meetings and special occassions. From business luncheons in our VIP room to exchanging your wedding vows under the archway of our garden courtyard Brew Babies is the perfect place for any event. Call to make your reservations today or book your upcoming events.
Twisted Vine Bistro located in downtown Fort Myers' historic river district, prides itself in an extraordinary dining experience. We offer only the freshest seafood, certified Angus Beef, and other unique innovative entrees. We also feature an extensive boutique wine list, with over thirty wines by the glass, and Twisted Vine Bistro even grows herbs and spices in our courtyard garden!
An upscale, moderately priced restaurant. Friendly service, excellent food, with cozy, comfortable decor. Nightly entertainment. Happy Hour from 11:30 AM to 6:30 PM daily. Sunday Brunch from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.
A family owned restaurant serving Lee County for over 35 years, LaMotta's is where you go feel like your grandmothers house for Sunday night dinner.
Andy’s Island Seafood is a second generation family-owned and operated Fish Market who supports “Local.”
We carry all local and fresh seafood - shrimp, stone crab claws, grouper, snapper, smoked spreads, dairy and gluten free chowder and much more
Come by for lunch and enjoy a baked Jumbo Lump Crab Cake or a Crispy Grouper Sandwich. We have monthly cooking classes and private cooking classes available too.
Look for the Mobile Fish and Seafood Market “The Turquoise Truck” at the Island Store in Captiva, the Surfside Sunset Farmers Market in Cape Coral and the Sanibel Farmers Market.
Welcome to Matanzas on the Bay. We have a Great Fort Myers Beach waterfront location in the Heart of the FMB Downtown district. Free boat dockage. The Local's food and drink favorite in an Old Florida Fishhouse atmosphere. Matanzas Inn Resort offers Bayside accomodations, a deepwater marina and a great restaurant. See you soon!
Authentic French bistro featuring classic cuisine in an intimate white tablecloth fine dining setting. Where you will meet a Parisian chef and a Southern charmer and enjoy a slice of Paris, without the jetlag.
The Big Game Waterfront Grill is a casual restaurant with an amazing waterfront view overlooking the harbor and Salty Sam's Marina. The Big Game features two bars, great sports decor, dozens of flat screen TV's with the NFL Sunday Ticket, Big 10 Network, ESPN Game Plan, all your favorite sports from NASCAR to baseball, and free wifi. On the menu is an eclectic mix of culinary favorites including hand tossed pizzas, tacos, burritos, mouth watering sandwiches, and big juicy burgers. Big Game has even more action with a sand volleyball league, pool tables, corn hole, ping pong, and arcade games. Come by land or water and catch all the action at the Big Game!
Our local menus are specially prepared by our local chefs, infusing their own creativity and inspiration, while keeping Roy's vision and tradition thriving. These menus change frequently so that we can bring you an ever-changing mix of seasonal favorites and brand new creations.
“Beyond expectations.” - Florida
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“Really cool!” - Florida
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