Restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day 2023 in Cape Coral, Fort Myers

It is arduous to modify gears from Halloween to Thanksgiving after I’m nonetheless sitting on my sofa subsequent to our 6-foot-tall skeleton consuming leftover sweet.

However I do know that if I wait too lengthy, getting a desk at a favourite restaurant on Thursday, November 23 will likely be troublesome at finest.

So, with out additional delay, listed here are some useful ideas (courtesy of my colleague Diana Biderman on the Naples Each day Information) and some eating places providing particular Thanksgiving menus to get you (and me) began.

Ideas for recording reservations

  • If you have not deliberate but, many eating places are open. However availability is shifting quick, so e book now. We even have a number of venues that may accommodate giant events.

  • Most eating places cancel final minute and alter the dimensions of your social gathering, so preserve making an attempt should you do not succeed at first.
  • It’s simpler for the restaurant to accommodate a good quantity in your group when it comes to area.
  • Many of the costs listed are for meals. Plan your price range for drinks, ideas and taxes.

Thanksgiving menus in Cape Coral

Annie’s Restaurant: For the second yr in a row, this downtown restaurant will likely be open on Thanksgiving. Breakfast continues till 10:30 a.m., then turkey, ham and all sides, plus apple and pumpkin pies, will likely be served till 6 p.m. Catering and take-out orders for 4 or extra are additionally out there (served by November 19). (814 Southeast forty seventhy St., Cape Coral, 239-945-3133,

Boathouse Tiki Bar & Grill: Conventional Turkish dinner Turkey slices, inexperienced beans, mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce and gravy It will likely be out there for $19.99 at this in style waterfront spot. Full menu 8am-10pm and Completely happy Hour 8-11am and 3-6pm Additionally served on the Fort Myers location 11am-10pm with Completely happy Hour 3-6pm (5819 Driftwood Parkway, Cape Coral, 239-945-2628; 17101 SR 31, Fort Myers, 239-332-2628;

Mark 92: The waterfront bar and bistro at The Westin Cape Coral Resort presents a luxurious unfold that begins with a salad station and a grazing desk with cheeses, meats, and extra. And go from there with chef-carved choices, seafood market fare, desserts, and extra. $99 for adults, $29 for kids (6-12), free for ages 4 and underneath. Reservations may be made by way of the open desk. (5961 Silver King Boulevard, Cape Coral, 239-541-5016,

Level 57 Kitchen and Cocktails: This contemporary restaurant with a Southern coastal and Florida vibe will serve a conventional and seasonal a la carte menu (common $15-$50) from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tables replenish shortly. Most social gathering measurement is 12 individuals. Reservations can solely be made by contacting the restaurant straight. (3522 Del Prado Blvd., Cape Coral, 239-471-7785,

In Fort Myers and North Fort Myers

Barrel chips: Each Fort Myers areas are serving conventional Thanksgiving meals beginning at 11 a.m. Two warmth and serve choices are $105 for 4 to 6 individuals or $155 for as much as 10 individuals. Pre-order by November twenty first is extremely urged. (Two areas in Fort Myers – 4260 Boatways Street, 239-693-2244; 10090 Daniels Parkway, 239-561-6461,

Crave Restaurant: This lunch spot has 4 seatings (10am, midday, 2pm, and 4pm), every for 2 hours. Relying on once you go, you may discover breakfast gadgets, conventional choices, seafood, and extra. Plus there are infinite bloody marys and mimosas. $60 per individual. (12901 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers, name or textual content 239-850-6481 to order a spot, discover them on Fb)

Edison Restaurant: McGregor Boulevard Restaurant’s buffet contains conventional gadgets, seafood, facet dishes and desserts. $53 for adults and $18 for ages 9 and underneath. Open from 11am to 4pm with final seating at 3:15pm. Pumpkin pancakes or go-to are $20. Name for reservation. (3583 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers, 239-936-9348,

Farmers Market Restaurant: Fort Myers’ oldest restaurant will preserve vacation traditions alive with three seatings for a buffet-style Thanksgiving menu 11am, 12:30 and 2pm $35 adults, $15 ages 10 and underneath. The value contains meat, facet dishes, home salad, home made cornbread and rolls. E-mail for reservations. (2736 Edison St., Fort Myers, 239-334-1687,

Lighthouse Waterfront: The menu at this in style eating spot on the entrance to Coney Mac Island contains a turkey and prime rib carving station, a big selection of conventional entrees and seafood, plus facet dishes and a dessert buffet. Name for charges and reservations. (14301 Port Consolation Street, Fort Myers, 239-489-0770,

Nick and Stella: For 38y Yearly, this family-friendly sports activities bar will serve Thanksgiving dinner Turkey, mashed potatoes, plenty of sides, and pumpkin pie — along with the common menu. Pecan and pumpkin pies can be found for pre-order. Open at 11 am (15271 MacGregor Blvd., Fort Myers, 239-466-9493 for reservations,

Seacraft Waterfront Tiki: This North Fort Myers restaurant serves a buffet that features breakfast and lunch gadgets, conventional Thanksgiving appetizers, principal programs, desserts, and a kids’s menu. $44.99 per individual contains two mimosas or bloody marys for ages 21 and up. From 10 am to five pm (3440 Marinetown Lane, North Fort Myers, 239-257-3111,

Summerlin Cafe: Foremost course alternatives with all of the trimmings vary from conventional turkey dinner to shrimp and crab truffles. Turkey, pork, hen or fried shrimp meals are for ages 12 and underneath. (11370 Summerlin Sq. Drive, Fort Myers, 239-689-4636,

On Pine Island and Matlacha

Mesili Restaurant: The waterfront restaurant, Matlacha, serves a Thanksgiving buffet with appetizers, principal programs, a number of facet dishes, and desserts. Seatings at 11am, 1 and 3pm are $29.99 for adults who’ve had numerous mimosas or bloody marys. $11.99 for ages 12 and underneath. Reservation solely. (3930 Pine Island Street, Matlasha, 239-282-8233,

Tarpon Lodge: The Thanksgiving menu at this waterfront gem contains soups, salads and light-weight fare; Entrees of turkey ($31), seafood ($38-$47), lamb ($49), filet mignon ($59), and even a cheeseburger ($19); and desserts ($9). (13771 Waterfront Drive, Bokeelia, 239-283-3999 for reservations,

Availability Bonita Springs

Artichoke & Co: A fantastic group place that may accommodate giant gatherings. There are two seatings at 1:30 and 4:30pm with a four-course dinner. Adults $45; Ages 10 and underneath, $15. (11920 Saradrian Lane, Bonita Springs; 239-263-6979;

Mel Restaurant: From 11 a.m. to eight p.m., a variety of Thanksgiving dinner choices with sides are priced at $17 for turkey and $20 for prime rib. Children menu is $10. Takeout meals that serve 4 to 6 individuals are $90. Reservations are required for events of six or extra. (1331 Pine Island Street NE, Cape Coral, 239-242-0218; 4820 Cleveland Ave., Fort Myers, 239-275-7850; 28601 Trails Edge Blvd., Bonita Springs, 239-949-3080;

Roy: Govt Chef Alex Johnson honors Hawaii’s culinary heritage with two vacation set menus. For $55, the primary course is teriyaki-glazed turkey with a collection of entrees and desserts. The second possibility is predicated on the entree choices and is priced accordingly from $71 for Atlantic salmon hibachi to $93 for grilled Colorado rack of lamb. Since not all children love turkey, Kiki’s children menu with numerous choices ranges in value from $17 to $28. (26831 South Bay Drive, Bonita Springs; 239-498-7697;

Finest bakeries: Scary Good: Royal Dessert and 5 of our favourite bakeries in Cape Coral, Fort Myers

We soften over this dessert

Baskin Robbins: This scrumptious ice cream place presents a turkey-shaped ice cream cake — full with sugar cone legs — that’s customizable to your favourite taste. And (not coincidentally) the flavour of the month is Turkey Fixin’ Day. Serves 12-16. Customized made upon request inside 48 hours. Order on-line and schedule pickup. $29.99. (2706 Lee Blvd., Lehigh Acres, 239-369-0111;

Robyn George is a meals and eating author for The Fort Myers Information-Press. Ship information to

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