Restaurants You Will Want to Visit!

You will not run out of places to eat during your stay in Cape Coral but remember to make reservations in advance. We recommend using Open Table. We will continually add new establishments as the recommendations come in from our guests. 

You are within close proximity to Ft. Myers, Naples, Captiva Island and Sanibel Island all whom have great eating establishments.

Trip Advisor – always on top of the best that can be found on a vacation – provides a list of the 106 Best Restaurants in the Cape Coral, Sanibel or Fort Myers area.

This is our personal list of favorites:

  • Lobster Lady and Seafood Market
  • The Boat House
  • Rumrunners
  • Ceno Grille
  • Overtime Pizzeria and Sports Pub
  • Fathoms
  • Fish Tail Grill
  • Iguana Mia

Lobster Lady

This is a premier Seafood Market and Bistro that offers the freshest of fish in a casual restaurant setting.   They offer up to 400 wines that you can purchase.  Offering breakfast, lunches and dinners, their menu is extensive with a full sushi bar and favorites including pasta, sea bass, scallops, salmon, ahi tuna and fish and chips.  Don’t miss out on this great restaurant when visiting.

1715 Cape Coral Pkwy W #283
Phone: (239) 471-0136

Doc Ford's

Doc Ford’s has four locations:  Sanibel, Captiva,  Ft. Myers Beach and the downtown St. Pete pier. The restaurants offer waterfront dining and open outdoor seating for both lunch & dinner.  This restaurant is famous for its Yucatan Shrimp Dish.  They offer an eclectic menu and is a great place to grab a bite to eat.

2500 Island Inn Road, Sanibel

Rum Runners

Rum Runners is an upscale steak and seafood restaurant that you can boat to from Cape Coral Home Away.  They have Happy Hour every day from 3:00 – 6:30 pm.  You are sure to love both the lunch and dinner menus and it has a fun, casual atmosphere.

5848 Cape Harbour Dr, Cape Coral

Phone: (239) 542-0200
The Boat House Tiki Bar and Grill
The Boat House Tiki Bar and Grill has 2 locations – Cape Coral and Ft. Myers.  This is one of restaurants that also deliver by ordering through  The beach atmosphere is great for families and there are plenty of food options for kids.  Burgers, sandwiches, salads and plenty of appetizers are on the menu. They are open 365 days/year and have an all day menu from 11 am – 10 pm.  If you like Mules be sure to try the Jalapeno Cucumber.

Yacht Club Community Park  
5819 Driftwood Pkwy, Cape Coral
 (239) 945-2628

17101 State Road 31
Fort Myers
(239) 332-2628

The House of Omelets

House of Omelets was voted best of Cape Coral from 2013 – 2019.  With 2 locations – Cape Coral and Naples – you are sure to enjoy grabbing breakfast, brunch or lunch here.  They have multiple omelets to choose from, along with crepes, salads, sandwiches and eggs almost any way you would want them.

Open from 7 am – 3 pm

900 SW Pine Island Rd , Cape Coral
(239) 673-7545

1201 Piper Blvd, Naples
(239) 631-6402

Let us know about any restaurants you visit that should be part of our posts!