The foodie movement is alive and well in Fort Myers, and the number of high-quality restaurants in the area is a testament to that fact. While there are plenty of tried and true, long-standing favorites here, there are always new and unique spots popping up to tickle your taste buds.
For a bit of romance and a great sunset, it's worth the winding drive through Sanibel Island to the Mad Hatter. This small, beachside restaurant has a superb menu with service and view to write home about.
Expect Southern hospitality and charm at the well established Veranda in downtown Fort Myers. This is a long standing, special occasion, lets linger over a cocktail kind of place.
Keep in mind that hours often change during summer with many locally owned spots closing on Monday's for a much needed break after 'season.'
From the elegance of restaurants in historic buildings, to hidden treasures tucked away in nondescript strip malls, these 10Best restaurants have the right combination of atmosphere, service, food and overall quality that keeps diners coming back.