Local Dining

June 7, 2011

Hemingway’s Island Grille @ Coconut Pointe Estero Fl

Hemingways Coconut Pointe

Southwest Florida Summer Restaurant Crawl 2011

Hemingways is now out of business, FYI

In an effort to update and reorganize the  Bonita Springs/Estero Top Ten restaurants on this blog, I invented a little group on Facebook and Meetup to organize a way for a few local Bonitians and Esteroans ...

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May 28, 2011

Southwest Florida Summer Restaurant Crawl 2011

Southwest Florida Summer Restaurant CrawlThings to Do in Bonita Springs and Estero Florida

So, it all started with a search that someone made on Google. They searched “Top 10 Restaurants in Bonita Springs, Florida” and found a post on Life in Bonita Springs, titled the same.  When I went to the post, which ...

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May 23, 2011

Extreme Riders Cafe Bonita Springs | Bike Night

 Extreme Riders Cruisin Cafe

Extreme Riders Cruisin’ Cafe & Concept Store OUT OF BUSINESS!


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March 14, 2011

Pet Friendly Dining in Bonita Springs & Estero Florida

That's "Mr. Rock Star" to You!

Local Restaurants Which Permit Pets on The Patio

Floridians love their dogs and many local Bonita Springs and Estero Florida restaurants offer outside dining or patio pet friendly dining.  Since I’ve managed to locate a good portion of pet friendly restaurants to take my own beloved, old timer, dog ...

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Nov. 8, 2010

Bread and More German Bakery in Estero, Florida

Linzer Cookies Estero Florida

Fresh Pastry and Bread in Estero Florida

Real estate can lead to bakeries?  I was recently previewing homes for sale in Bonita Springs and ran into a lovely woman who told me she was opening a bakery in Estero, Florida … a German Bakery to be exact.  It ...

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July 7, 2010

Rail Head Cafe & Catering - Now at Village Walk, Bonita Springs

Village Walk Rail Head Restaurant View

Rail Head Cafe at Village Walk 

Updated July 2010 – Rail Head Cafe is now in Village Walk and open to the general public.  Why not dine in a club atmosphere in a gorgeous community?  Village Walk is located off of Bonita Beach Road, East of I-75 ...

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June 21, 2010

The Best Ice Cream in Bonita Springs, Florida

Royal Scoop Ice Cream Bonita Springs

Royal Scoop Ice Cream off of Vanderbilt

What are you doing after dinner tonight?  If you haven’t made a plan you should go visit one of Bonita Springs’ original favorites – Royal Scoop.  In case you didn’t know, Royal Scoop has the most delicious, freshly made ice cream ...

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April 26, 2010

Where to Get Killer Nachos in Bonita Springs Florida

Killer Tacos in Bonita Springs

Top 5 Mexican Restaurants and Nacho Joints

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Nov. 24, 2009

Stone Crab Season - A Reason To Eat Butter

 Stone Crab Claws

Florida Stone Crab Season Oct 15-May 15

What did you have for dinner this week?  Well, I’m on my second stick of butter and I’m only half way through the bag of stone crab claws that was delivered right from the boat.  When I mentioned my connections ...

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May 19, 2009

Big Hickory Fishing Nook, Marina & Seafood Grille


On The Waterfront on Hickory Island

Where else in Bonita Springs can you sit in the shade with a view like this?  The answer is, you really can’t.  Although there are a few waterfront restaurants in Bonita Springs and on Bonita Beach this is the spot with the ...

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