Dining & Entertainment

These are Restaurants and other entertainment venues that we recommend. You’re likely to find us at any of these places after work or on our days off. We love the atmosphere and great food at these Restaurants! As far as fun off the water, the businesses in the entertainment section won’t disappoint!


docfords restaurant

Doc Ford's

Located about 2 miles from our Bunche Beach location, this is a great waterfront spot for lunch or dinner. Plenty of parking if you want to stop by before or after your paddling adventure, or stop in by kayak for a bite!

dixie fish company restaurant

Dixie Fish Co.

Awesome open air waterfront restaurant. You're literally sitting ON the water enjoying the view, while indulging in tropical cocktails and fresh seafood, along with other choices for you landlubbers.



Located in Matlacha, Miceli’s Restaurant is the perfect place for great food and fun in Southwest Florida! From their delicious cuisine to the fun and festive family oriented atmosphere. Enjoy their waterfront tiki hut, live music, and great food and drink specials.

La Trattoria Cafe Napoli

Serving the finest European style cuisine, including a plethora of Spanish-inspired tapas, Mediterranean pastas, and Insalatas galore.

Fancy's Southern Cafe

Great atmosphere and even better food! Southern style home cooking including favorites like Shrimp & Grits, Chicken & Waffles, and Fried green Tomatoes. One of our favorite Sunday Brunch spots for sure!

Cape Cod Fish Company

Close to our Bunche Beach location, this restaurant offers some of the finest New England seafood in the area.


Smugglers Cove Mini Golf

Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf courses feature 18 Holes of adventure style golf in which you’ll navigate through caves, pirate ships, waterfalls and live alligators! Each Smugglers location has an Educational American Alligator Exhibit which are home to 20-30 American Alligators!

Love Boat Ice Cream

Serving SW Florida's finest home made ice cream since 1967. Over 50 flavors of the creamiest ice cream, sugar/fat free selections, sorbets, and more!

31 Produce and Mining

Some of the most succulent strawberries and tantalizing tomatoes in Southwest Florida. Enjoy their incredible farm fresh country cooking, Ice cream and pies in the Cracker Shack Café, pick your own fruits & veggies, visit the petting zoo, or pan for precious stones and fossils at their very own Gem Mine! All this and more every day from 9-5:30!