The Best Restaurants In Cape Coral, Florida

| © Unsplash
Audra Clemons

Cape Coral is nestled along the West Coast of Florida between Ft. Myers and the shimmering, tranquil waters of the Gulf of Mexico. This famous vacation destination invites tourists to kick back, relax and enjoy the slower pace of coastal living. Being a premier tourism destination, Cape Coral offers many dining options that range from upscale restaurants to low-key diners. Here’s ten of our favorite to try when visiting.
Did you know – Culture Trip now does bookable, small-group trips? Pick from authentic, immersive Epic Trips, compact and action-packed Mini Trips and sparkling, expansive Sailing Trips.

Fish Tale Grill by Merrick Seafood

Fish Tale Grill offers its patrons’ fresh seafood, steaks, salads, homemade soups and more. The restaurant grew from family owned and operated Merrick Seafood, which has been providing fresh seafood to over 250 local restaurants for over 20 years. Try the ginger teriyaki tuna, lobster and lump crab fondue, or bacon wrapped dry scallops.

Nevermind Awesome Bar & Eatery

Nevermind Awesome Bar & Eatery is owned by chef Shannon Yates, a Cape Coral local. It has become one of the city’s most popular dining locales and features the popular Cult Carne, which meets one Sunday a month. Members choose their entrée prior to the event. All entrées are paired with a unique appetizer, fresh vegetables, and dessert.

Ceno Grill

Ceno Grill

Ceno Grill offers Mediterranean fare,, specifically a mix of Italian and Greek. Tucked into an unassuming strip mall, don’t let the location dissuade the dining choice. The quaint restaurant prepares home cooked meals and is a great setting for family dining. Try the crab stuffed portabello mushroom, seafood risotto, or moussaka with Greek potatoes.

Ford’s Garage

Ford’s Garage

Ford’s Garage is a gourmet burger bar and brewery serving up Black Angus beef, American Kobe, turkey, chicken, tuna, seafood and vegetarian products coupled with all natural, aged Cheeses and gourmet toppings. The emphasis at Ford’s is on high quality and homemade meals that won’t break the bank. From the menu, try the fried pickles, distinguished gentleman burger, truffle fries, followed by cinnamon fried pretzels for dessert.

Lobster Lady Seafood Market & Bistro

Lobster Lady Seafood Market & Bistro

A Cape Coral favorite for fresh seafood, Lobster Lady Seafood Market & Bistro offers wholesale, carryout and dine-in options. Be sure to make a reservations as this place is packed around the clock. Try the appetizer tower, or the bacon wrapped salmon and encrusted scallops with a honey wasabi sauce.

3 Pepper Burrito

3 Pepper Burrito

Tex-Mex meals made from scratch is why 3 Pepper Burrito is a local favorite. Everything is fresh, from the daily-diced veggies, to the flour and corn tortillas. Try the carnitas burrito with spicy sour cream, or the taco pancho. The burritos are made to order so patrons can choose ingredients to suit whatever mood they’re in.

3 Pepper Burrito, 2522 Santa Barbara Blvd, Cape Coral, FL, USA, +1 (239) 574-2050

House of Omletes

One of the best spots to grab breakfast of brunch in Cape Coral is the House of Omletes. Open for breakfast and lunch seven days a week, House of Omletes offers a variety of home cooked breakfast and lunch classics as well as healthy options. Try one of the signature omelets, like the Texan, the chicken cordon blue, or the godfather.

House of Omletes, 900 SW Pine Island Rd, Cape Coral, FL, USA, +1 (239) 673-7545

Aji Limon Peruvian Restaurant

Aji Limon Peruvian Restaurant is a family owned-and-operated business sharing an authentic, traditional love of Peruvian cuisine with the city of Cape Coral. The meals are influenced by Incan, Spanish immigrants, African, Chinese, Japanese, and Italian cultures. Try the choclo entero, palta rellena de mariscos, ceviche and lomo saltado.

Culture Trips launched in 2011 with a simple yet passionate mission: to inspire people to go beyond their boundaries and experience what makes a place, its people and its culture special and meaningful. We are proud that, for more than a decade, millions like you have trusted our award-winning recommendations by people who deeply understand what makes places and communities so special.

Our immersive trips, led by Local Insiders, are once-in-a-lifetime experiences and an invitation to travel the world with like-minded explorers. Our Travel Experts are on hand to help you make perfect memories. All our Trips are suitable for both solo travelers, couples and friends who want to explore the world together.?>

All our travel guides are curated by the Culture Trip team working in tandem with local experts. From unique experiences to essential tips on how to make the most of your future travels, we’ve got you covered.

Culture Trip Spring Sale

Save up to $1,100 on our unique small-group trips! Limited spots.

Edit article