8 Dog-Friendly Places Near Southwest Florida

8 Dog-Friendly Places Near Southwest Florida

Living in Southwest Florida can feel like living in paradise, for both you and your pup! With warm weather year-round, it’s always a good time to take advantage of the sunshine and dine out at an amazing restaurant in Southwest Florida. There are many delicious eateries and bistros throughout the area — even some that let you dine with your canine companion!
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If you and your four-legged friend want to enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner around town together, check out these dog-friendly restaurants.

1. Mango’s Dockside Bistro — 760 N. Collier Blvd. #109, Marco Island, FL 34145

Experience waterfront dining at its best. Mango’s Dockside Bistro is a family-friendly restaurant with a dog-friendly patio. Try their signature drink, the Smokehouse Martini, during their happy hour and order up one of their burgers with attitude! Stop by after touring Marco Island homes for sale and try one of their fresh seafood dinners like the Dockside Conch Fritters or Yellow Fin Tuna Tacos.

2. NeNe’s Kitchen — 297 N. Collier Blvd., Marco Island, FL 34145

For nearly 20 years, NeNe’s Kitchen has been a Marco Island mainstay. An excellent place for breakfast after an early-morning walk with your dog. Their Baked Apple Pancakes and Fabulous French Toast will give you a warm start to your day.

3. The Island Cow — 2163 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, FL 33957

Voted Top 5 Breakfast in Florida, Best Lunch, and Best Family Dining, The Island Cow, is a perfect stop after browsing Sanibel homes for sale. Pets are welcome to join you at this relaxed island dining destination. Hang around outside with your four-legged friend and enjoy a few drinks while playing some of their outdoor games.

4. Perk & Brew — 1021 Cape Coral Parkway E. Suite A, Cape Coral, FL 33904

Does your day run on coffee? Then grab your pet and head over to Perk & Brew for a cup of their specialty coffees. A great place to mingle with the community — and other pet lovers — Perk & Brew is a gem of a café that you’ve got to check out. Join them after visiting Cape Coral homes for sale for trivia or an open mic!

5. Zorba’s Mediterranean Grille & Bar — 9106 Bonita Beach Road SE, Bonita Springs, FL 34135

Within a few minutes from neighborhoods with beautiful Bonita Springs homes for sale is Zorba’s Mediterranean Grille & Bar. This dog-friendly restaurant features delicious Mediterranean fare like Pork Milanese Sandwiches, Bifteki, Grilled Lamb Chops, and Moussaka. Finish up with a tasty Baklava Sundae, and you’ll be wishing you could move into town right away!

6. The Mucky Duck Neighborhood Pub — 11546 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva Island, FL 33924

Once a tea house on the shores of Captiva, The Mucky Duck is now the neighborhood pub residents love. Slide up to the table — with your four-legged friend at your feet — for some Oysters Rockefeller. Continue with a seafood dinner of Grilled Florida Lobster Tail, Grilled Swordfish, or even the Surf & Turf of filet mignon and bacon-wrapped BBQ shrimp. It’s the perfect spot for your family to discuss Captiva Island homes for sale.

7. Sea Salt Naples — 1186 Third Street South, Naples, FL 34102

Venture a couple of minutes from downtown Naples and Naples luxury homes for sale for a delightful seafood dinner with your pup. Sea Salt Naples offers a dog-friendly outdoor patio for you to enjoy fresh seafood cuisines like ahi tuna, mahi-mahi, shrimp, and more. Also, be sure to check out their daily oyster specials. The menu is always changing to highlight what’s in season and to give diners the freshest ingredients in Naples.

8. Blue Pointe Oyster Bar and Seafood Grill — 13499 SE Cleveland Ave., Ft. Myers, FL 33907

Enjoy fresh oysters and seafood with your canine when you dine at Blue Pointe Oyster Bar and Seafood Grill. The restaurant is located in Bell Tower Plaza, close to Fort Myers homes for sale, and features a dog-friendly patio for you to enjoy a meal with your pet. Plus, Happy Hour is extra special when you can bring your dog along! Kick back with a drink at one of their conveniently priced Happy Hours with specials on draft beer and refreshing specialty cocktails.
Thinking about a new luxury lifestyle for your furbaby? I have over 20 years of experience in Southwest Florida and can help you find the right home for you and your four-legged friend. Just ask Angel and Berta Marcotte! Contact me today!

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