Restaurant GUIDE

 

A Table Apart

With global experience cooking in the finest restaurants, our chefs are excited to present their vision to you and all our guests. Our caring and exceptional staff will ensure you have a fantastic experi­ence with us. We refuse to compromise on quality in our restaurant. That’s why we source our fresh ingredients from lo­cal farmers. Our beliefs include sustain­able seafood and we strive for organic and natural ingredients. 4295 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs. 239-221- 8540, atableapart.com.

Buffalo Chips

Al, Chip and JC Greenwood’s Old 41 original for 30 years strong. It’s “where locals go.” Full menu including burgers,

fish and steak and spuds. Boars Head premium deli sandwiches. Featuring Bonita’s Hall of Fame. Lunch and dinner daily. 26620 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs. 239-947-1000. buffalochipsrestaurant.com

 

Cirella’s Italian Bistro and Sushi Bar

Chef Michael Cirella offers customers fresh and delicious Italian dishes. Try their famous Sushi Bar Menu (Bonita lo­cation only). Happy Hour food & drink 4 to 6 p.m., daily. The Prado 25265 Cham­ber of Commerce Dr. in Bonita Springs. 239-948-3885 and 7211 Vanderbilt Beach Rd. in Naples (Collier Blvd. Rt. 951 & Vanderbilt Beach Rd.). 239-331-7496. cirellasrestaurantFL.com

Coconut Jack’s Waterfront Grille

 

Come by boat or car. This waterfront restaurant is just strides away from Bonita Beach overlooking the Back Bay. Menu emphasis is fresh local seafood. Other local favorites include steak, chicken, pulled pork, baskets, salads and sandwiches. 5370 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs. 239-676-7777. coconutjacks.com

Fig’s Grille

Fig’s is a thoughtful fusion of fine dining Mediterranean cuisine. A destination for a great meal, in the sumptuous dining room or al fresco on the patio. A special place to host a party. An extraordinary option for a catered event. 35987 S. Tamiami Trail, Unit 109, Bonita Springs. 239-390-1700. Figsgrille.com

La Fontanella Ristorante

 

Owners Moe and Adel have over 35 years in the busi­ness. They assure customers the finest dining experience. Serving gourmet Italian cuisine, specializing in pasta, veal, chicken, seafood and steak. Specials daily. First opened, July, 2000. Celebrating 20 years as La Fontanella Ristorante. 24600 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs, at the Shoppes at Pelican Landing. 239-498- 6808. lafontanellarestaurant.net

Manhattan Steakhouse

Specializes in USDA Prime Dry Aged steak and a big selection of fresh sea­food.

Extensive selection of fine wines. 24940 S. Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs. 239-676- 8687. m1steakhouse.com.

Mel’s Diner

Serving home-cooked meals, locally owned and operated Southwest Florida tradition for visitors and locals. Mel’s dishes out the diner classics, all-American burgers and fries, sandwiches, breakfast, and old-fashioned milkshakes and floats. 28601 Trails Edge Blvd. in Bonita Springs, 239-949-3080, and 3650 Tamiami Trail N. in Naples, 239-643-9898. Open daily 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. melsdiners.com

Molino’s

Serving authentic classic Italian in a beau­tiful indoor room and an al fresco patio setting, fea­turing pasta, meat, huge selection of seafood and fish din­ners. Try the veal osso bucco or one of the many other specialties of the house. Voted the best Italian restaurant in the area with 4 ½ stars. Full bar and wine cellar. Daily Happy Hour 3 to 5:30 p.m. Open Daily 11:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. 26841 South Bay Dr. at the Bonita Bay Promenade. 239- 992-7025. molinosrestaurant.com.

Nino’s Pizzeria & Restaurant

Since 1979, Nino’s Pizzeria & Restaurant has been a landmark in Southwest Florida, serving delicious New York style Italian entrees created from traditional family recipes. More than a generation later, Nino’s has earned the reputation of being one of the best restaurants in the region. Enjoy a lively atmosphere, abundant portions and friendly service. Visit Nino’s for lunch, dinner or happy hour. Dine in, take out, party platters and catering available. 18767 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers. 239-267-6800. Ninosthickandthin.com

Old 41 Restaurant

Serving breakfast and lunch. Special­ties include eggs, omelets, pancakes, waffles, homemade soups, salads, sand­wiches, Angus burgers, chili, Taylor pork roll, sausage gravy, home cooked roast beef and turkey and “real” Philly cheese steaks. Corner of Old 41 and Bernwood Parkway, Bonita Springs. 239-948-4123. old41.com

Olde Florida Chop House

The Olde Florida Chop House is a petite upscale steak house specializing in Floridian style dishes including sea­food, wet and dry aged steaks and daily features. Our Chefs have hand-picked each ingredient only from the highest of quality. To be more unique we also age all of our steaks in house. With quality steaks comes great wine. We have over one hundred selections on our wine list for you to enjoy. Located at the Trianon Bonita Bay Hotel at 3401 Bay Commons Drive. 239-948-4400. oldefloridachophouse.com

Patio Café Bar & Grille

Serving homemade food with fast, friendly service at prices everyone can afford. We offer an extensive menu, whether you are coming for breakfast, lunch or dinner we are here to serve you. A restaurant where everyone can relax and feel at home. We offer full breakfast, fresh crisps salads, our famous burgers, daily sandwiches, delicious soups, hand cut steaks, homemade meatloaf, roasted turkey, seafood, pasta and a Full Bar. Monthly and daily specials are always available. We are fully committed to all of you Monday through Sunday. 10711 Tamiami Trail, N. Naples (Across from Trader Joes). Reservations accepted 239-260-1075. patiocafenaples.com.

Poached

This breakfast and lunch eatery offers indoor and outdoor seating so it is pet friendly. Some of their specialties include omelets, Challah French Toast, and Toasted Ultimate Vegetable Wrap. Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., daily. 24600 S. Tamiami Trail, Ste. 200, Shoppes at Pelican Landing in Bonita Springs, 239-221-8256, 2355 Vanderbilt Beach Rd., Ste. 156 in Naples, 239.593.0770, 15215 Collier Blvd., Pebblebrook Shopping Center in Naples, 239.919.3533. poachedrestaurants.com

Ristorante Enrico

Fresh pasta, seafood and Italian specialties. Antipasto salad, penne, lasagna, lobster ravioli, linguini with white clam sauce, zuppa di pesce, veal, chicken and shrimp. 18 pizza and calzone creations. Lunch and dinner specials. 26831 S. Tamiami Trail near Publix across from Bonita Bay. 239- 949-2204. resturantenrico.com.

Royal Scoop

Thickest shakes, biggest sundaes and best cones. 35 ice cream flavors, 12 lowfat and sugar-free choices. Delicious lunches. Kids menu. Open ’til 10 p.m. at both locations: Vanderbilt Dr. & 8th Street, Bonita Springs, 239-992- 2000, and at Pavilion Shoppes (Vanderbilt Beach Road & 41), Naples, 239-597- 4043. royalscoop.com.

Sweet Melissa’s

Homemade ice cream and Key lime pies. 4445 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs. 239-330-4559. bonitabeachsweets.com.

Teri’s Diner

Open breakfast, lunch & dinner. Featuring homecooked eggs benedict, omelets, soup, salads, sandwiches, chicken parmesan, pot roast, pork chops, dessert and much more! Family Owned. Dine In & pet friendly, outdoor seating. Carryout available. 28100 Imperial Parkway, Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs (SE corner of Bonita Beach Road & Imperial Parkway). Call 239-992-3300. Terisdiner.net

The Fish House

A Bonita bayside bistro. Come by car or boat. Fresh seafood. Dining inside or out, with a pet-friendly outside patio. Specialties include blackened tuna bites, hot blue crab and shrimp dip, oyster baskets, grouper tacos, lobster tacos and Key lime pie. Open for lunch and dinner. 4685 Bonita Beach Rd., Bonita Springs. 239-495- 5770. thefishhouserestaurants.com.

The Lake House Bar & Grill

The Lake House offers the unique ex­perience of an open-air café. The gentle breeze, soothing music, and tropical ambiance will make it a memorable part of your day on the lakeside. Lo­cated at the Trianon Bonita Bay Hotel at 3401 Bay Commons Drive. 239-948- 4400. lakehousebarandgrill.net.

Wylds Café

Serving modern American cuisine in an exquisite Bonita Springs dining room where guests are surrounded by artwork of local artists. Wine and more than 30 chilled beers are available, including hard to find micro brews. Reservations are recommended but walk-ins are always welcome. 4271 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs. 239-947-0408. wyldscafe.com.