Enjoy spectacular sunsets and cuisine on Marco Island.
From fresh-off-the-dock seafood at waterfront cafes to sophisticated cuisine at upscale restaurants, when it comes to dining on the Paradise Coast, diversity reigns.
Stroll around Naples' Fifth Avenue South and Third Street South and you'll find an array of gourmet, cosmopolitan establishments, from tropical, open-air bistros and Caribbean cuisine to a pub serving traditional Irish fare. Check out Tin City and the Village on Venetian Bay, which offer both casual and upscale fare on the water. In Naples, you can dine with a bayfront view or enjoy Gulf-front restaurants at luxurious beach resorts.
On Marco Island, you'll feel as if you're dining in an island paradise. But tropical doesn't necessarily mean casual, as many establishments serve beautifully presented, gourmet dishes that capitalize on fresh-caught seafood. The island also has its share of laid-back, waterfront grills, great for taking in the sunset, frozen
Romance and dining go hand in hand on the Paradise Coast.
drinks in hand. From white tablecloths to tropical colors, Marco Island restaurants offer something for everyone.
In Everglades City, locally caught seafood reigns, from stone crab in season to grouper, shrimp and snapper. For those itching to try 'gator tail, frog legs or hush puppies, Everglades City offers these hard-to-find Florida favorites. As a bonus, some Everglades City restaurants offer magnificent views of the Ten Thousand Islands.
The greater Naples area has a growing list of independently owned and operated restaurants, offering unique takes on local ingredients or innovative touches not found at national chain restaurants. They have joined together to create the Naples Originals association, which you can read more about at www.naplesoriginals.com
Visitors will also find many nationally-known favorites, including Seasons52, Capital Grille, Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, Truluck's Seafood, Steak & Crab House and more.