Restaurants and Dining On and Around Useppa Island
Enjoy dining and cocktail options on Useppa Island, or you can take a leisurely boat ride to Pine Island, Boca Grande, Captiva or Sanibel for a vast array of culinary options. With Useppa’s active social calendar, every event features fantastic fare. By boat, you’ll find the journey and the dining experiences a true delight.
Originally the home of Baron Collier, this is the Island’s fine dining restaurant, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, in the bar, dining room and on the patio. Experience one of the best waterfront dining locations in Florida. It is also Bed and Breakfast.
The Tarpon Bar
For when you want that casual beverage. The deck overlooks the marina with spectacular boating and sunset views. Options for Fun include big screen sports viewing and/or billiards, while you visit friends and neighbors, enjoying the “Jimmy Buffet” lifestyle. And, you won’t pop your flip-flops!!
Looking for more
Want a variety of restaurants? It’s called “Boating for Food.” In 20-minutes, or less, you can boat to 22 different restaurants. Some, clearly close enough to paddle, either by kayak or paddleboard. But, it’s easier with power… especially getting home. And, you can take friends!
Right across the ICW, home of “Cheeseburger in Paradise”…so they say. www.cabbagekey.com
www.TarponLodge.com a fine dining restaurant.
www.LazyFlamingo.com, a fun place with great burgers and grouper sandwiches, located on Pine Island, just 10 minutes away, along with another half dozen funky restaurants.
The Pink Elephant
Very nice and part of the Gasparilla Inn, a fine dining experience, www.the-gasparilla-inn.com/dining/pinkelephant.
Both, on Boca Grande, as well as many more dining opportunities – a brief 15-minute boating excursion, then a short walk to another half dozen restaurants downtown to the ”The Preppiest Place on Earth” according to the Wall Street Journal!
To our south
North Captiva and Captiva Islands, offer many more restaurant choices.
The Green Flash
www.barnaclesislandresort.com/barnacles-restaurant… and the list goes on.
Boat a little further south, to Sanibel…without the traffic?!?! Your options increase 10-fold, as does your wait.