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Great places to eat and watch the sunset

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I do not take any credit for creating this list of 22 best places to eat and catch the sunset in Southwest Florida. The article was posted in Naples Daily.

However, the content is so appropriate for the types of things i like to share as I always like to share helpful information about the areas I serve, I am going to pull through the 22 locations for you here and you can access the original article by clicking on the Naples Daily Link I have provided above. I was pleased to discover that I have experienced almost all of these recommendations and plan to close the gap with the few I haven't gone to. There are a few others that did not make this author's list that I would recommend call me and I am happy to tell you about them.

Naples Places

  • TURTLE CLUB - One of my favorites... I always love the sea bass and like to sit outside and stick my toes in the sand. 9225 Gulf Shore Drive North, Naples, FL, 34108 | 239-592-6557

  • MARCO ISLAND PRINCESS - I haven't personally tried this out but have done the Naples Princess and can attest to gorgeous sunsets from a boat are hard to rival. Rose Marina, 951 Bald Eagle Drive, Marco Island, FL, 34145 | 239-642-5415

  • NAPLES PRINCESS - This dining experience floats through the back canals of Naples among gorgeous, multi-million dollar homes. 550 Port O Call Way, Naples, FL, 34102 | 239-649-2275

  • BALEEN - This gem can be found at LaPlaya. During season you want to make your reservations far in advance to take advantage of this opportunity. LaPlaya Beach and Golf Resort, 9891 Gulf Shore Drive, Naples, FL, 34108 | 239-597-3123

  • COAST AT EDGEWATER - Edgewater is one of my favorite places to stay and I recommend it often to those I work with. I have eaten at the restaurant once and wasn't overly impressed with the menu but the sunset can be pretty and it deserves to be tried again. 1901 Gulfshore Blvd North, Naples, FL, 34102 | 239-403-2000

  • RHODE'S END - Located at Naples Grande Near Clam Pass and offering a casual dining experience. 475 Seagate Drive, Naples FL, 34103 | 239-227-2182

  • HB's ON THE GULF - This place is tucked into the Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club. 851 Gulf Shore Boulevard North, Naples, FL, 34102 | 239-435-4347

  • NAPLES PIER - Don't feel like taking the swimsuit off to watch the sunset but still need to eat, then the Naples Pier may be just the right solution. 25 12th Avenue South, Naples, FL, 34102 | 239-213-3062

  • GUMBO LIMBO - I love going to this place for happy hour as the setting is unique. The Ritz Carlton, 280 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Naples, FL, 34108 | 239-598-3300

  • DOCK AT CRAYTON COVE - Pull up your water vehicle, arrive in the water taxi or drive up to this one to watch the sunset over Naples Bay. 845 12th Avenue South, Naples, FL, 34102 | 239-263-9940

Bonita Springs Places

  • DOCS BEACH HOUSE - This one is a walk up style restaurant where most meals are in baskets and you sit at picnic tables... but that is part of the charm. 27908 Hickory Boulevard, Bonita Springs, FL, 34134 | 239-992-6444

  • Marco Island Places

  • MANGO'S DOCKSIDE BISTRO - I haven't been to this specific restaurant in the Esplanade Shoppes but have been to other restaurants in the immediate area so I have to trust the creator of this list in this case. Esplanade Shoppes, 760 North Collier Boulevard #109, Marco Island, FL, 34145 | 239-393-2433

  • QUINNS ON THE BEACH - This restaurant is part of the JW Marriott, which has one of the prettiest beaches offering great views as you are dining. 400 South Collier Boulevard, Marco Island, FL, 34145 | 239-394-2511

  • SNOOK INN - This is one of our day-time favorites too. Although I have only arrived via boat. 1215 Bald Eagle Drive, Marco Island, FL, 34145 | 239-394-3313

  • STILTS BAR & GRILL - Take advantage of the expansive, beautiful beach at JW Marriott with this restaurant. 600 South Collier Boulevard, Marco Island, FL, 34145 | 239-393-6790

  • SUNSET GRILL - Get a taste of the caribbean while watching the sunset at this place. Apollo, 900 South Collier Boulevard, Marco Island, FL, 34145 | 239-389-0509

Ft. Myers Places

  • THE FIRESTONE SKY BAR - I am embarrassed to say I don't make it up to Ft. Myers near enough because Naples has enough to keep me satisfied but I am adding this one to my list to check out.2224 Bay Street, Fort Myers, FL, 33901 | 239-334-3473

  • BAYFRONT BISTRO - You can access this one by land or water making it a nice place for boaters. 4761 Estero Boulevard, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931 | 239-463-3663

  • DOC FORD'S RUM BAR & GRILL - This is one of my Ft. Myers favorites for casual and affordable dining with their expansive menu. We like to pull the boat up to grab lunch from here too. 708 Fishermans Wharf, Fort Myers Beach, FL, 33931 | 239-765-9660

  • FRESH CATCH BISTRO - This is one of the few I can't provide a personal view of but the location is great for water view sunsets. 3040 Estero Boulevard, Fort Myers Beach, FL, 33931 | 239-463-2600

  • SUN DECK AT LANI KAI - This is a popular hotel in Ft. Myers and brings in lots of lively traffic. 1400 Estero Boulevard, Fort Myers Beach, FL, 33931 | 239-463-3111


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