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From Dec. 2-15, Southwest Floridians get to experience a variety of restaurants at a discounted price from Marco Island to Cape Coral. The Sizzle SWFL Restaurant Week also donates $1 from every Restaurant Week meal sold to the Sizzle SWFL FGCU Food & Beverage Scholarship. You can eat like a king or queen, and it benefits a great cause. It’s the best of both worlds.

The semi-annual, charity-driven Sizzle SWFL Restaurant Week gives both visitors and locals a chance to try all the restaurants on their wish list, and to visit places that may be new to them. Restaurants from Collier to Lee County will offer a two-course lunch and/or a three-course dinner with fixed price menus. Sizzle SWFL Restaurant Week celebrates the concept of dining out for an affordable price, and one of its goals is to raise awareness and make a positive impact on Southwest Florida’s varied culinary community. 

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The Goal of Sizzle SWFL Restaurant Week

There are so many original restaurants offering delicious food in Southwest Florida. Restaurant Week wants to showcase them so everyone has a chance to discover and enjoy a great meal. Sizzle SWFL Restaurant Week’s goal is to strengthen Southwest Florida’s brand and culinary reputation. Local businesses feel the effects of restaurant week, too. Participating restaurants order more supplies, have more people working and see increased traffic and business. Combine that with the uptick in business for hotels, entertainment, shopping centers, and other local businesses, and nearly everyone in the local food and hospitality sectors feel the benefits from the impact of tourism dollars spent across Southwest Florida during restaurant week. 

A dollar from every restaurant week meal benefits the Sizzle SWFL FGCU Food & Beverage Scholarship. It will be used to help teach and fund the next generation of local chefs, directors, supervisors, servers, caterers, managers and concierges.

Last year, over 60,000 Restaurant Week meals were sold and participating restaurants donated more than $20,000 to the Sizzle SWFL FGCU Food & Beverage Scholarship. This scholarship helps local restaurants find and hire more qualified staff members. 

How Do I Participate in Sizzle SWFL Restaurant Week?

  1. Visit www.SWFLRestaurantWeek.com and click on the “Menu” tab, located at the top of the page. 
  2. Browse the menus and choose a restaurant. Participating restaurants are located in Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Estero, Bonita Springs, Naples and Marco Island. There is also a “Restaurants” tab if you’d like to see all of the participating businesses on one page.
  3. It isn’t always needed, but it’s recommended to make a reservation. 
  4. Visit the restaurant or restaurants of your choice and order from the special Restaurant Week menu.
  5. Enjoy a great meal with your loved ones!

Cape Coral Restaurants

  • Fathoms Restaurant & Bar
  • Gather
  • Point 57 Kitchen & Cocktails
  • Redfish Point Garden

Fort Myers Restaurants

  • Artisan Eatery
  • Blue Pointe Oyster Bar & Seafood Grill
  • Naples Coastal Kitchen
  • Society
  • The Melting Pot

Bonita Springs and Estero

  • Angelina’s Ristorante
  • Cirella’s Italian Bistro
  • KC American Bistro
  • Roy’s Restaurant 
  • South Fork Grille
  • Ted’s Montana Grill
  • Wylds Cafe 

Downtown Naples

  • 1500 South at Naples Bay Resort
  • Barbatella
  • BHA! BHA! Persian Bistro 
  • Bistro 821
  • Bleu Provence
  • Campiello
  • CONTINENTAL
  • K-Rico Mexican Grill
  • Mediterrano
  • Ocean Prime
  • Osteria Tulia
  • Ridgway Bar & Grill
  • Ristorante Ciao
  • Sails
  • Sea Salt
  • The Boathouse on Naples Bay
  • The Claw Bar at the Bellasera Resort 
  • The French
  • Tommy Bahama Restaurant 
  • Veranda E at the Escalante Hotel
  • Vergina Restaurant   

Naples

  • Alexander’s Restaurant 
  • Baleen at LaPlaya
  • Bayside Seafood Grill & Bar
  • Brio
  • Chez Guy Parisian Bistro
  • Coast at the Edgewater Beach Hotel
  • Coopers Hawk Winery & Restaurant 
  • Cote D’Azur
  • Dorona
  • Fleming’s
  • KC American Bistro
  • Lamoraga
  • L’Auberge
  • M Waterfront Grille
  • Naples Coastal Kitchen
  • Real Seafood Company
  • Shula’s Steak House
  • T-Michael’s Steak & Lobster House
  • Tartine & Tartelette 
  • The Bay House Restaurant 
  • The Catch of the Pelican at Naples Grande
  • The Hampton Social 
  • The Local
  • The Pearl Steak & Seafood Restaurant 
  • The Rooster Food+Drink
  • The Warehouse Cuisine & Cocktails

Marco Island

  • CJ’s on the Bay
  • Marco Prime Steak & Seafood
  • The Oyster Society

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Stay at a Royal Shell Vacation Rental in Southwest Florida

We have a diverse selection of rental properties throughout Southwest Florida, from Naples to Cape Coral to Sanibel and Captiva Islands. The good thing about all of the cities participating in restaurant week is they are not far from each other, if you’d like to venture out and try several new options. Estero and Bonita Springs are more centrally located. They are less than an hour north of Naples and downtown Naples, and less than an hour south of Fort Myers and Cape Coral. If you’d rather stick to one municipality, you have plenty of choices in each city.

Sizzle SWFL Restaurant Week has been growing and gaining popularity for years and the 2019 Restaurant Week is no exception. It’s the perfect chance to indulge in new food and create lasting memories with the ones you love. Let us know which restaurants you visited and which ones you loved the most. We’re always looking for new places to try, too!

Let us know if you have any questions about the area before you book. Our Vacation Planning Advisers are well-equipped to address your questions and concerns. They’ll help you plan your trip and make sure you’re set up for success. Our goal is for you to have the best possible vacation while you’re here in paradise. Mouthwatering entrees from Sizzle SWFL Restaurant Week are just the icing on the cake!

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