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DINING & ENTERTAINMENT

RESTAURANTS

Here are a few restaurants and other entertainment options that our team recommends. You’re likely to find us at any of these places after work or on our days off! We genuinely love the atmosphere and great food at these awesome spots. Additionally, if you’re looking for fun off the water, these entertainment options are sure to exceed expectations. Feel free to reach out to us for more recommendations.
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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 perfect to stop in by kayak for a bite!

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Dixie Fish Co.

Awesome open-air, waterfront restaurant. You’ll literally be sitting ON the water, enjoying the view and indulging in tropical cocktails & fresh seafood, along with other delicious choices for you landlubbers.

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Miceli's

Located in Matlacha, Miceli’s is the perfect place for great food and fun in Southwest Florida! Enjoy their waterfront tiki hut, live music, and great food & drink specials. From their delicious cuisine to the family oriented atmosphere, they’ve got everything you need for a fun evening out.

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La Trattoria Cafe Napoli

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

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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 all-time favorite Sunday Brunch spots!

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Cape Cod Fish Company

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

ENTERTAINMENT

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Smugglers Cove Mini Golf

Smugglers Cove’s 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 is home to 20-30 American Alligators!

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Love Boat Ice Cream

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

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31 Produce and Mining

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

GIFT CARDS

BUNCHE BEACH

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PELICAN BAY

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BIG HICKORY ISLAND

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