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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Night Club
“A unique historic four-story building with the only waterfront rooftop bar in the river district of downtown Fort Myers. Offering dinner, drinks, live music & celebrity guest DJ'S daily”
  • 44 locals recommend
Burger Joint
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“Ford's Garage is one of our favorites! It will give you the vibe of being in a 1920’s service station/prohibition bar with its old style brick, dark colors, rich wood and hand-hammered copper bar top. With many more unique features, too numerous to list, The Garage is a fun place to eat, hang out, and take pictures !”
  • 24 locals recommend
Bar
“Comfortable, unique and unexpected: The Lodge brings you SPORTS on SW Florida's biggest LED TV, 28 different BREWS that let you self-tap craft beers & pay by the ounce or select 28 degree ice cold drafts, and slow smoked BBQ specialties with regional sauces & more.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Sprawling pizzeria serving coal-fired pies & other Italian fare amid Jazz Age–inspired decor. A TOP FLORIDA favorite!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Night Club
“Be seen at Society's second floor bar. Happy Hour on light bites and cocktails. There is also a good restaurant downstairs and free valet parking is available.”
  • 7 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Great intimate place.....Wonderful lunch and dinner spot. Eat outside and enjoy!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“BEST NY style pizza, and they deliver! (Vegan and Gluten free options available) Open after the bars close!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Wonderful views of the Caloosahatchee River be sure to ask for a table by the railings. Go at sunset for a gorgeous view!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you crave fried food and good music this is the place for you. They have fried okra appetizer or lightly fried green tomato. The best part is the singer vocalist on Friday nights. A classy yet casual place.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Think unpretentious dining with ingredient-forward, comfort food and you have Izzy’s.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great seafood! There are too many good restaurants around this area to list them all, just ask and we will recommend some for you.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
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“Historic setting featuring upmarket Southern cuisine, a romantic piano bar & a garden courtyard. For that special occasion/evening. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Cozy nook in the historic Fort Myers River District serving organic food and beverages with simple, quality ingredients. Most ingredients are locally sourced and sustainably grown, so you get all the flavor and nutrition the Earth intended. Vegan, gluten-free, and paleo menu options. What you'll find: raw juices, whole food smoothies, fresh salads & wraps, organic local coffee, loose-leaf teas, natural bubble teas & smoothies, açaí bowls, raw & vegan desserts, organic wines, and more.”
  • 7 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“All aboard the Murder Mystery Dinner Train for unique dining experience. Enjoy live murder mystery show while their chef prepares your five course dinner during the 3 ½ hour train ride from Fort Myers, FL across the Caloosahatchee River. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“American & Southern eats & a full bar in a restored vintage home with indoor-outdoor dining.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Authentic Mexican. More upscale, but I go for the fresh table side guacamole and cervezas. I've been told their margaritas are good as well. ”
  • 4 locals recommend