Looking for a Dinner Spot on Christmas Eve 2017? These 10 Restaurants are Open
Dec 23, 2017 06:32PM ● Published by Kevin
Photo courtesy of True Food Kitchen on Facebook.
If you are planning something last minute, we've compiled a list of spots open in the Fort Myers area on Christmas Eve, according to OpenTable.
According to its website, Skip One Seafood Restaurant was named after a fishing boat owned by the market’s original owner back in the 1960s. Today, the restaurant owes its popularity to the harvest of its owner’s fleet; Henderson and his partner own the biggest shrimp boat fleet in Florida. Their trawlers unload nearby, at their Fort Myers Beach packing house. The restaurant is located at 15820 S. Tamiami Trail.website.
Located in the Village Shops at Coconut Point in Estero, Divieto offers more than 70 Italian-American signature dishes, lunch specials, a kids menu and party menus for private events. The bar offers a selection of Italian, American and other International wines as well as a house cocktail list, all selected to accompany and complement Divieto’s Dishes.
"We are a forward thinking relaxed environment where our guests can choose foods from a variety of cuisines in a comfortable space. Linking people through global treats and sounds is our mission," the website says.
"Since those early days, we've proudly spread our passion around the world — there are 18 Roy's restaurants in the continental United States, six in Hawaii, one in Japan and one in Guam," its website says.
"Our elegant tables, discrete alcoves and private dining room will accommodate you," the website says. "Our unsurpassed service and attention to detail is legendary. Our nationally acclaimed cuisine has received the highest, world-renowned culinary awards. We hope that you will select Ristorante Farfalla for an experience in exceptional dining while enjoying the Estero area."
The Naples space features a bright, vibrant dining room with open kitchen bringing guests closer to True Food's culinary craft. There's an Indoor/Outdoor Scratch bar featuring fresh pressed fruit and vegetable juices, seasonal cocktails, local beer and wine, plus a covered outdoor patio with fireside seating.
"Dine in one of three different settings: The Downstairs Cafe has a casual cafe atmosphere located street-level with stunning views of the Venetian Bay, the elegant Upstairs Grill for lunch or dinner provides sweeping views of the waterfront, or the Upper Deck Bar, offering a laid-back dining experience in an open-air setting overlooking the water, featuring live music Tuesday through Sunday nights and Sunday afternoons."
Bayside’s ambience is inspired by the iconic imagery of the classy and charming gulfside town of Naples. The panoramas are stunning and every seat has a water view!
"He has also perfected a blend of ground beef to create an amazing steak burger," the restaurant's website says. "Warren added the idea of a high temperature searing to lock in the natural juices which completes the unique taste that has come to set KJ's Fresh Grill apart. Warren has been in the hospitality business for over 30 years, and brings his culinary expertise to the team. Kerry and the girls put together some of their family favorite recipes to round out the menu."
KJ's signature blend of spices and 900-degree grill sears in the unique flavors in every piece of meat. Starting with Grade A choice beef, the chefs age the meats until the peak of perfection. Then, they apply their signature spices and allow the flavors to permeate the meat before they sear their steaks to lock in their flavors.
"You see, we care about every dish we put out, every single day," the website says. "Our focus is on local and regional ingredients. Enjoy a great afternoon or evening out at our restaurant. And don't forget, our patio is always pet friendly."
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