Restaurants in the Sanibel and Fort Myers Area

Restaurants near Sanibel Harbour Resort

If you’re looking for great places to eat in the Sanibel-Fort Myers area, we’ve got them! In addition to the resort restaurants on-site, there are many excellent restaurants near the Sanibel Harbour Resort in Fort Myers, as well as on Sanibel and Captiva Island. Many offer dining at or near the waterfront. Simply browse through our list of recommendations below.

Prawnbroker

The Prawnbroker is known as Southwest Florida`s Seafood Specialist since 1982! They are located in Fort Myers. Be prepared to dine on amazing local seafood, steaks, and more. Diners` favorites are the creamy shrimp bisque, New England clam chowder, the Florida Stone crab, and Maine lobsters. The Prawnbroker is for all occasions: a casual dining experience, a special-occasion, or just a hang-out evening. Visit their site to take a peak at their incredible menu and drink selection. You will not be disappointed when dining at the Prawnbroker.
Location: 13451-16 McGregor Blvd. Ft. Myers, FL 33919
Phone: (239) 489-2226

Matzaluna’s Family Restaurant

Matzaluna`s Family Restaurant is known as "Sanibel`s Italian Kitchen" and they have "the island`s original wood-fired pizza." Iron Chef award winner, Sal Velez, offers a changing "weekly specials" menu featuring local seafood, steaks, and his original creations. The staff is so friendly and will provide you with great service! Check out their site to see the whole menu.
Location: 1200 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
Phone: (239) 472-1998

The Island Cow

The Island Cow has a great island-style atmosphere perfect for adults and kids of all ages. The Island Cow has become a destination in itself for both visitors and locals of Sanibel Island. Check out their website to view the full menu!
Location: 2163 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL 33957
Phone: (239)472-0606

Bubble Room

"It`s always Christmas at the Bubble Room." The Bubble Room was born in 1979 on its present site on Captiva Island. It was one of the first on the island to introduce the bright and cheerful pastel colors now widely used on the island. This fascinating American-cuisine restaurant is composed of eye-catching memorabilia from the 1930`s, 1940`s, and 1950`s. Toy trains, twinkling colored lights, and more than 2,000 movie stills and glossies of stage and screen legends greet customers curious to see Captiva`s famed restaurant. Each room has a different theme such as the Elf Room and there are toy trains chugging around on all three floors. The restaurant still has several original menu items offered by the original owners, including Socra cheese, Bubble Bread, Carolina Moons, Tarzan, Eddie Fisherman, and many deliciously oversized desserts. Check out their full menu today on their website.
Location: 15001 Captiva Drive - Located on Captiva Island
Phone: 239-472-5558

Bahama Breeze

If you`re in the mood for handcrafted tropical drinks and a vibrant island atmosphere, Bahama Breeze Island Grille is the place to go! Enjoy Caribbean-inspired foods and if you make it in time, a fun happy hour with specialty cocktails, half-priced apps, and island-themed live music! Check out their website for the full menu, happy hour menu, and private dining reservations.
Location: 14701 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers, FL 33912 **Est. Drive Time: 20 minutes
Phone: (239) 454-9234

Parrot Key Caribbean Grill

Enjoy waterfront dining at the Parrot Key Caribbean Grill. They offer delicious Caribbean inspired seafood, Florida favorites, and tropical cocktails in an open-air, fun atmosphere. Some call it the best-kept secret on the Back Bay! Check out their site to see the whole menu, events, and contact information to make a reservation.
Location: 2500 Main Street - Fort Myers Beach, FL **Make left right before bridge to Ft. Myers Beach
Phone: 239-463-3257

Doc Ford`s Sanibel Rum Bar & Grille

Doc Ford`s Sanibel "Home of the Island Mojito" is the flagship location. The restaurant features both indoor and outdoor seating, so where you decide to enjoy the ambiance is up to you. Check out their full menu and story on their website.
Location: 975 Rabbit Road Sanibel Island, Florida 33957
Phone: (239)472-8311

Doc Ford`s Fort Myers Beach Rum Bar & Grille

Doc Ford`s Rum Bar & Grille features unique flavors from the Caribbean Rim. Be prepared to eat the freshest of local seafood and enjoy the best service. Doc Ford`s is open for lunch and dinner with live music Wednesday-Sunday.
Location: 708 Fisherman's Wharf, Fort Myers Beach, Florida 33931
Phone: (239)765-9660

Traders Cafe

Traders provides a unique dining experience, serving coastal-inspired dishes and signature cocktails. Make sure to stop by the gift shop too to take home a "Traders treasure." Enjoy live music every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday night! Check out their website to view the full menu.
Location: 1551 Periwinkle Way Sanibel, FL 33957
Phone: (239) 472-7242

Cip’s Place

Cip`s Place was named after the long-time islander, Jimmy Cipriani, the former owner of the restaurant`s property. He wanted to make the restaurant exactly the kind of place he would want to go to himself. Cip`s Place is a casual, comfortable place to relax, enjoy good food, and be reminded of the old days on Sanibel. Dine outside and enjoy Sanibel`s only ferry boat bar. Visit their website to view the full menu as well as the happy hour menu!
Location: 2055 Periwinkle Way Sanibel, FL 33957
Phone: (239) 472-0223

Il Pomodoro

Il Pomodoro Italian Eatery is a quaint and colorful family owned restaurant specializing in home-cooked Italian cuisine and fine wine. The atmosphere will make you feel right at home. Chicken, veal, and seafood to pizza and pasta. All the food is made with the freshest ingredients.
Phone: 239-985-0080