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Things to do in Cape Coral

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Seafood Restaurant
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“Fine dining with waterfront views. Fresh seafood, amazing steaks and specialty cocktail selections. Arrive by car or by boat. www.rumrunnersrestaurant.com”
  • 59 locals recommend
Bar
“Great view of the public beach and sunsets at this restaurant. upper and lower level seating if you want to sit by the water.”
  • 52 locals recommend
Water Park
“So close 10 min. Fun for those water thrill seekers. and even great for little ones!”
  • 37 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
$$$
“Seafood lovers must visit! So many delicious seafood-based options to choose from, cooked and uncooked. My favorite is the lobster mac & cheese and their key lime pie. ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Bar
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“If you love history and burgers this is the place to go. great burgers that I have never seen anywhere else. It's all in a garage setting with old Ford cars and truck. We go there lots.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Bar
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“Bert's is a great lunch spot with live music outside almost everyday. Enjoy some buffalo shrimp and homemade chips with a beer and a great view of Matlacha Pass.”
  • 42 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“This place has outdoor dining with a yacht harbor view. They have amazing food - especially their burger! Several nights a week there is a live band in the little "Town Square" outside the restaurant by their outdoor bar.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Plenty of outdoor seating for lunch or dinner and live music most nights. Really delicious Italian/American food and relaxing atmosphere.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Bar
“Dixie’s has country music and line dancing and located right here in Cape Coral ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Beach
“Family oriented beach with pavilion and public cooking grills. Very clean and well maintained. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Night Club
“Great sports bar. 2 for 1 drinks all day every day. Most TVs of any sports bar.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The best gourmet burger you will ever have! Seriously, good. Try the pork shanks or spring rolls, too.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Nature Preserve
“This is located just 3 minutes down the road. One of the largest preserves in Florida. See the mangrove ecosystem at its best. Nice boardwalk with trails to take you out to the oceans edge and then take you back into the thick of it. Lots of wildlife opportunities. You can also rent kayaks there too.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Storage
“There are a dozen or so shops at the Marina. clothing, art, souvenirs and more”
  • 17 locals recommend
Park
“Take a walk, rent a kayak, learn about the ecosystem, join in on an exercise or gardening class, or attend a festival ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“My favorite restaurant for all meals! Daily specials! Best risotto, best brunch, great Bloody Mary, fantastic bands! ”
  • 16 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Seafood Restaurant
“Fine dining with waterfront views. Fresh seafood, amazing steaks and specialty cocktail selections. Arrive by car or by boat. www.rumrunnersrestaurant.com”
  • 59 locals recommend
Bar
“Great view of the public beach and sunsets at this restaurant. upper and lower level seating if you want to sit by the water.”
  • 52 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Seafood lovers must visit! So many delicious seafood-based options to choose from, cooked and uncooked. My favorite is the lobster mac & cheese and their key lime pie. ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Bar
“If you love history and burgers this is the place to go. great burgers that I have never seen anywhere else. It's all in a garage setting with old Ford cars and truck. We go there lots.”
  • 51 locals recommend
Bar
“Bert's is a great lunch spot with live music outside almost everyday. Enjoy some buffalo shrimp and homemade chips with a beer and a great view of Matlacha Pass.”
  • 42 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“This place has outdoor dining with a yacht harbor view. They have amazing food - especially their burger! Several nights a week there is a live band in the little "Town Square" outside the restaurant by their outdoor bar.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Plenty of outdoor seating for lunch or dinner and live music most nights. Really delicious Italian/American food and relaxing atmosphere.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Night Club
“Great sports bar. 2 for 1 drinks all day every day. Most TVs of any sports bar.”
  • 17 locals recommend

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