Comfort Inn & Suites Airport
10081 Intercom Drive
Fort Myers, FL 33913
Phone: (239) 939-5002
Fax: (239) 939-5003
The brainchild of Mee Wichitsakulrat and Barry Schrayer, House Of Brewz Taps & Tapas is set in the Gulf Coast Town Center. Beer lovers will be impressed by their collection of 150 craft beers on tap and 100 bottled varieties from all over the world. And it seems it might increase to more. Relish their tapas menu with dishes like Crab Rangoon, Beer Fondue Fries, Beer Braised Short Ribs, Brewz Skewer and HOB Cracker Shrimp.
The Blue Pointe is well known for its seafood menu which changes weekly. The fish is sourced from the Great Lakes region and is bought daily to retain its freshness. The menu offers delightful Oysters, Sushi, Lemon Sole, Edamame, Salt & Pepper Tuna and Pan-Seared Grouper. There is Baby Bok Choy and Sticky Rice as side dishes too. People swear by the crabcakes here which must be tried atleast once. The patio outside offers a pleasant breeze for dining, while sitting at the bar is also a good option if one is in the mood for some carefree banter. The service is excellent and staff is cheerful.
A popular eatery near the Bell Tower Shops is Bistro 41. The wine list is extensive, and the menu is eclectic, offering sandwiches like a Yucatan Pork Hoagie or pizzettas with rotisserie chicken and roasted sweet corn. Little plates offer mostly chicken and seafood, like escargot and calamari. Large plates range from Chicken Pot Pie to Vodka Penne. For dessert, try the Peach and Wild Berry Cobbler, topped with Haagen Dazs. The whole restaurant, inside and on the patio, is non-smoking, and reservations are highly recommended.
D'Amico and Sons Café and Takeout bill themselves as "fresh interpretations of Italian classics." Wine and beer are available. If you can't choose from the innovative salads, there's a salad sampler. The sandwiches are creative and are served on fresh focaccia bread. For dinner, try Tortellini in Fontina cream sauce, or one of 10 wood oven pizzas, and for dessert, Chocolate Marscapone Torta. If you're in a hurry, takeout is available. There are other locations at the Promenade in Bonita Springs and on Neapolitan Way in Naples.
Cru's elaborate menu offers a variety of delicious options. However, the best item on the menu is the Grand Cru, which is an assortment of Beef Tartar, Ostrich & Beef Hand Rolls, Big Eye Sashimi, Tuna Tartar, Foie Gras Terrine and cheese ($45) accompanied with wine. The impeccable service and trendy décor will surely enhance your experience here. What's more? All dishes are rich in proteins and cater specially to health conscious people. Dig in!
Casual and comfortable, Origami may not be a hotbed for the trendies, but a nice family joint. A variety of yummy Japanese dishes await you here....miso, tempura, sushi, sashimi and lots more. The rolls are the definite favorite and a must-try. A full bar keeps thirst at bay. Prices are reasonable too...dig in!
Take in the atmosphere of the Australian Outback while enjoying mouth-watering entrees and high-quality service. Serving dinner only, Outback Steakhouse offers an extensive menu featuring appetizers, chicken, ribs, steak, seafood, pasta, salads and desserts for moderate prices. Family-friendly, the casual restaurant has something for everyone at its numerous locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Outback Steakhouse also offers call-ahead seating and curbside take-away. Check website for locations and menu selections.
Olive Garden serves up authentic Italian cuisine. Their signature breadsticks and one-of-a-kind menu make them an American icon. Standard Italian options like bruchetta, calamari, ravioli, and eggplant parmigiana line their lengthy menu. More exotic items like salmon, chicken dishes, and innovative pizzas are also available. For the calorie-counter, Olive Garden has a range of low fat and low carbohydrate options. Their bottomless salads ensure a well-balanced feast. Enjoy your meal with a bottle from their extensive wine list or one of their tropical island drinks. Finally, top it all off with a little something from their dessert menu- their cakes, custards, and ice creams are sure to win you over. Lunch and take out menus are available.
For a taste of the Islands most flavorful cuisine, try Bahama Breeze. One of the nation's leading Caribbean-inspired restaurants, Bahama Breeze has tropical atmosphere, high ceilings, rich woods and palm tree decor. Its relaxing Island getaway with innovative foods and exotic drinks freshly confected and made to order. You can expect bold and spicy flavors with each meal presented in a way that is as eye-catching as it is appetizing. Whether it's oak-grilled sirloin palomilla or the chicken santiago or any one of countless other entrees - and desserts - you will always be satisfied at Bahama Breeze. With more than 50 brands of beer by the bottle, island-style drinks with plenty of fresh squeezed juice, you will be sure to slake your thirst. The Bahamarita, Bahama's signature frozen margarita, is a must. Whenever you are in the mood for good food that is reasonably priced with quality service, Bahama Breeze is just the ticket for singles, couples, families or even a business lunch.
Inside the laid-back building on the corner of Cypress and Summerlin, the University Grill offers a variety of grilled entrees, including grilled tuna, salmon, steak, portabella mushrooms, and even pork chops. Crunchy chicken comes as an entrée or a sandwich. There are a few vegetarian choices. Reservations are accepted for dinner, but for lunch, they have call-ahead seating (call when you leave, and they'll add you to the waiting list). The bar allows smoking, and there is a smoking dining section. Dress is casual.
One of Fort Myers' best little Italian restaurants is Sasse's, located at Evans and Park Windsor Avenues. The kitchen is open, and the restaurant is usually crowded, but the portions are big and the atmosphere is friendly. The meal starts with bread dipped in olive oil (be careful not to fill up too soon!). The Stuffed Veal Scallopini is a favorite. Beer and wine can be ordered to complement the meal. No credit cards are accepted. Reservations are only available for local "regulars," so be prepared to wait.
If you're in the mood for Mexican food (and lots of it!), head to Iguana Mia on Cleveland Avenue. The distinctive green and yellow building is hard to miss. There's usually a wait of 30 minutes to an hour. Chips and salsa start the meal, and the Quesadillas come highly recommended. Entrees include burritos, tacos, and enchiladas, or sampler platters for those who can't decide. Vegetarians have many choices, like vegetable fajitas.