2017-10-01 / Restaurants


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. atableapart.com

Cirella’s Italian Bistro and Sushi Bar

Chef Michael Cirella offers customers in Bonita Springs fresh and delicious Italian dishes proudly served in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere conducive to business gatherings and private dining. For those who enjoy sushi, there is the famous Sushi Bar Menu. Happy

Hour half priced selected drinks Mon thru Fri 4 to 6 p.m. The Prado 25265 Chamber of Commerce Dr. 239-948-3885. cirellasrestaurantFL.com

Lake House Bar & Grill

The Lake House offers the unique experience of an open-air café. The gentle breeze, soothing music, and tropical ambiance will make it a memorable part of your day on the lakeside. Located at the Trianon Bonita Bay Hotel at 3401 Bay Commons Drive. 239-948-4400. lakehousebarandgrill.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

Nino’s Thick and Thin Pizzeria & Restaurant

Serving Southwest Florida for 35 years, Joe and the entire Ciancimino family are carrying on the same traditions that made the restaurant a San Carlos landmark back in 1979. With a full cocktail bar, expanded dining room and catering abilities for special events, Nino’s Thick & Thin proves more than ever, that they are the hallmark of New York pizzerias in Southwest Florida. 18911 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers. 239-267- 6800. ninosthickandthin.com

Old 41 Restaurant

A sure bet since the day it opened in Bernwood. Specialties include eggs, omelets, pancakes, waffles, homemade soups, salads, sandwiches, Angus burgers, chili, Taylor pork roll, sausage gravy, creamed chipped beef, home cooked roast beef and turkey and “real” Philly cheese steaks. Corner of Old 41 and Bernwood Parkway. 239-948- 4123. old41.com

Palladio Trattoria

Emanuela Calcara, a well known chef to many artists and celebrities, invites you to a wonderful dining experience. Emma, a perfectionist at heart, born with Italian tradition and a passion for cooking, brings you a select menu and specialty dishes and wines from her region of Vicenza, Italy, using only the freshest ingredients to bring the best of flavors to your table. 28340 Trails Edge Blvd., Bonita Springs. Reservations encouraged 239-947-2202 palladiotrattoria.com

Rosati’s Authentic Chicago Pizza

Established in 1964 in Illinois, Rosati’s Authentic Chicago Pizza in Estero offers Chicago-style, thin crust, double-dough pizzas, pastas, sandwiches and desserts from authentic Italian family recipes. No matter where you are in the United States, you will find the same original family recipes at their 150+ restaurants. It’s the pizza you’ll fall in love with. Delivery, carryout & catering. 21301 S. Tamiami Trail, Estero Fl. 33928 On the corner of Corkscrew & Tamiami 239-221-3706. myrosatis.com

The Fish House

A Bonita bayside bistro. Come by car or boat. Fresh seafood in a relaxing environment, dining inside or out, with a pet-friendly outside patio. Specialties include blackened tuna bites, hot blue crab and shrimp dip, oyster baskets, grouper tacos and lobster tacos. Alternative choices, including heart healthy items. A key lime pie that “melts-in-your-mouth”. Open daily 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. 4685 Bonita Beach Rd. 239-495-5770. thefishhouserestaurants.com

Wylds Café

Serving modern American cuisine in an exquisite Bonita Springs dining room where guests are surrounded by artwork of local artists. Wine and more than 30 chilled beers are available, including hard to find micro brews. Reservations are recommended but walk-ins are always welcome. 4271 Bonita Beach Rd. 239-947-0408. www.wyldscafe.com

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