It’s been a busy few weeks for local restaurateurs.
The holidays promise a bounty of new restaurants, to join the dozens of newbies that have already opened throughout Southwest Florida this fall. As peak tourist season approaches, the pressure mounts for these new concepts to open and rake in the visitor dollars.
The Fort Myers area alone has added more than 20 new restaurants in the past several weeks, with ever more opening in Cape Coral, Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel and Bonita Springs.
Here’s a look at 40 (yes, 40!) of the new and coming-soon restaurants area diners can look forward to, with some of the newest concepts highlighted in large italics.
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