2018-01-01 / Restaurants

Restaurant GUIDE

A Table Apart

Chef Jeff Acol’s profound love for the ocean is rooted in his early childhood years growing up in Hawaii and helps explain his commitment to serving sustainable seafood and seasonal ingredients. This talented chef offers a limited but diverse menu. Dishes offer global fair with Asian and French influence. 4295 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs. 239-221-8540. www.atableapart.com


As Craig Culver will tell you, Culver’s ButterBurgers are made the way they are today because that’s how his mom always did it. They use fresh, never frozen, 100 percent Midwest beef, seared to perfection, cooked to order and served on a lightly toasted bun. Sure it takes a bit longer doing it that way, but boy is it worth the wait. Its reputation for deliciousness doesn’t stop there. Try their fresh frozen custard. Open 7 days a week. 5775 Airport Pulling Rd. 239-596- 4640. culvers.com/restaurants/naplesflairport-pulling

La Fontanella Ristorante

Owner Moe has over 35 years in the business. He and his staff assure customers the finest dining experience. Serving gourmet Italian cuisine, specializing in pasta, veal, chicken, seafood and steak. Specials daily. 24600 S. Tamiami Trail 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.


Classic Italian in a beautiful indoor room and an al fresco patio setting, featuring pasta, meat and fish dinners. Try the Vitello alla Saltimboca or one of the many other specialties of the house. Full bar and wine cellar. Summer hours, serving dinner only. 26841 South Bay Dr. at the Bonita Bay Promenade. 239-992-7025. molinosristorante.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. 239-948-4123. www.old41.com


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 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily. 24600. Tamiami Trail, Shoppes at Pelican Landing, 221-8256.

Rosedale Brick Oven

Authentic NY Style Italian dishes prepared fresh and to order, using all imported ingredients and local produce, giving you the meal you deserve. Pizzas Napoletana from the Wood Fired Brick Oven, voted the most authentic Italian style pizza in SW Florida. 1427 Pine Ridge Rd., Naples. 239-325-9653. rosedalepizza.com.

Royal Scoop

Thickest shakes, biggest sundaes and best cones. 35 ice cream flavors, 12 lowfat and sugar-free choices. Delicious lunches featuring Boar’s Head meats and cheeses and family recipes for chicken, egg and tuna salad. Kids menu. Open ‘til 10 p.m. at both locations: Vanderbilt Dr. & 8th Street in Bonita Springs 992-2000 and at Pavillion Shoppes (Vanderbilt Beach Road & 41) 239-597-4043. royalscoop.com

Straight From New York Bagels

Famous for their traditional fresh baked, kettle-boiled bagels that have been voted Best Bagel by Gulfshore Life. Straight From NY Bagels also offers bialys, pastries, Taylor ham pork rolls, New York style sandwiches and delicious house made salads and spreads. Stop by for breakfast or lunch seven days a week and find out why people say Straight From New York Bagels are simply the best. As they say “Try us you’ll like us.” Hours 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. Monday – Sunday. 4550 Executive Drive, Suite 102-103, Naples (3/4 mi. east of I-75 off Immokalee Rd.) 239-596- 9933. straightfromny.com.

Return to top

Click here for digital edition
2018-01-01 digital edition