Cape Coral is a popular vacation destination in Florida that is well-known for its impressive amount of canals, beautiful beaches and uniquely fantastic restaurants. You will want to spend the day exploring and then stop at one of these awesome restaurants for some great food and drinks. You won’t be disappointed!

The vibe at most of these spots is laid-back and the cuisines are varied. You will want to check them all out on your next visit to this part of the Sunshine State.

Perfect vacation rentals to check out in Cape Coral 

Best Restaurants in Cape Coral

The Boathouse Tiki Bar & Grill

This cool spot offers live music all day, every day. Can’t beat that for a great time! The popular tiki bar mixes up some tasty cocktails, as well as, serving up classic Florida style comfort dishes to perfection. Some fan favorites are the BLT and Cuban. Make sure to stick around to watch the sunset! 

Cork Soakers Deck and Wine Bar 

Cork Soakers menu is a mix of comfort classics with a twist. You will want to check out some of the fan favorites like the surf & turf, burgers, tacos and much more. The food and drinks here are top notch. The service is also fantastic. They are open for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. Make sure to check out the live music on Friday nights! 

Stones Throw 

Stones Throw has a unique menu and chic décor. It will quickly become your favorite go to spot on vacation. It is a local top pick for good reason! The drinks are crafted to perfection and the dishes are plated perfectly. Get ready for a low-key great dining experience.

Cafe` YOU

Looking for something different? This chic Australian style cafe offers delicious simple dishes. Some standouts on the menu are the avocado toast, omelets, homemade soups and burgers. They also have vegan and gluten free options. Their espresso coffee is roasted fresh and the beans are selected carefully by their trained baristas. If you are a coffee lover you will be impressed! 

Point 57 Kitchen & Cocktails

This contemporary American style restaurant has a menu filled with classic coastal dishes. The seafood is fresh and everything is whipped up from scratch. They also have a great list of craft cocktails, local beers, as well as an extensive wine list.

Annie’s Restaurant

You will want to check out Annie’s for breakfast and lunch. They have been open since 1987 and have a classic menu of breakfast items like omelets, griddle french toast and pancakes. For lunch they offer homemade sandwiches, salads and so much more. The service is also fantastic! You will feel like part of the family.

Fish Tale Grill 

Fish Tale is known by locals to be one of the best fish and seafood markets in the area. They are open for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. The seafood platters are unbeatable. You will want to check out the stone crab platter and definitely the super sampler, especially if you are with a group. Fresh seafood and Florida sun – it doesn’t get much better!


Hi, I'm Jen and I love to travel, go to the beach and write about all the places I have visited. I also have a bucket list of places I can't wait to try! I've visited Cape Cod every summer since I was a kid and now enjoy traveling to all great beach destinations, including Florida! I have worked in the travel industry for all of my career. I love sharing my experiences of different restaurants and places and helping travelers find the best fit for them!

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