We all know that the best part of vacation is the food, right? Many people even plan their entire trip around the places they want to eat. It’s always fun to explore a new place and discover the local cuisine. It usually makes for some great meals and memories.
That’s why we’ve put together a list of 10 must-eat places in Ft. Myers. Trust us, you don’t want to miss out on these.
1. Fancy’s Southern Cafe
If you love southern comfort food, great service, and stylish decor then be sure to visit Fancy’s. Be sure to try their deep-fried cheese grits appetizer to start, and their homemade red velvet cake for dessert.
2. Wisteria Tea Room & Cafe
Wisteria is all things quaint and charming. Located in the beautiful downtown area of Fort Myers, it’s a great place for lunch, or simply decadent tea and scones.
3. Love Boat Ice Cream
This local favorite is top of the list for must-eat places in Fort Myers for good reason. Their creamy custard and endless flavor options are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.
4. Daruma Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi
If you love the experience and taste of hibachi, then you have to eat at Daruma. Fort Myer is home to several great Japanese Steakhouses, but nothing beats Daruma’s quality or yum yum sauce.
Crave is a local favorite spot for breakfast or lunch! Every single item is delicious, but if you go for breakfast, you have to try their famously delicious blueberry pancakes.
6. Pizza Fusion
Pizza places are a dime a dozen and Fort Myers is no exception. Pizza Fusion, however, has found a niche market with healthy and tasty pizza. They cook with pure, quality ingredients, and offer all of the substitutions for the vegans and vegetarians.
7. Connors Steak and Seafood
If you’re looking for a fine-dining option or upscale steakhouse, Connors is the way to go. They are known for delicious cuisine and excellent service.
8. La Trattoria Cafe Napoli (Gloria’s Place)
This unique local favorite is a hidden gem. They serve European style cuisine, in a cozy, bistro-style atmosphere. Whether you go for lunch or dinner, you won’t leave disappointed.
9. Mr. Mee’s Sushi and Fine Asian Dining
Mr. Mees may not be a typical stop for tourists, but it’s the best place to find fresh, delicious sushi. It’s not usually crowded either, making it a perfect spot for a nice, quiet dinner.
10. Ford’s Garage
Ford’s Garage is the best place for a great, All-American meal. They are known for their mouth-watering burgers and fun atmosphere.
Wherever you choose to eat, we hope you enjoy the local cuisine in Fort Myers. We hope you embrace your full inner foodie and enjoy your vacation to the fullest. For other great tips for your Fort Myers vacation, visit our blog.