Restaurants & Shopping

Patrick knows that on Marco Island, you need never go hungry!

These are just a few of his favorites, and why...

Fin Bistro – “Can’t be beat for great steaks and the best of local seafood!”

Cafe De Marco - “Excellent Prawns.”

Marek's - Voted Marco Island's Best Fine Dining Restaurant 8 years in a row. “Wonderful ambiance in a historical house location. Great food. Gourmet touch.”

Big Al's - "Great lunches you can pick up or eat in. You have to try the Tuna Salad, and the Pastrami Melt wrap.”



 – “An American bistro.  My absolute favorite dish is the chicken in phyllo with boursin cheese and spinach.”

Island Cafe – “Great rack of lamb and fine wines.”

Joey's Pizzeria and Deli – “Favorite pizza on the island.”

Snook Inn – “Got to go to the Snook if visiting Marco Island. My favorite waterfront restaurant. Great grouper sandwich.”


Sasso's – “New to the Island with a great menu.  Try the Asiago Olive Bites!”

Blue Heron – “Full course meal with great food.”

Kurrents Restaurant – “Located in the Marriott hotel.  Great ambiance, service and fine meals.”

There are over 100 Eateries on Marco - Here's some more of my favorites...

Hoot’s – “Great chicken Caesar salad.”

Pelican Blend – “Best sauted grouper.”

Stan's Idle Hour Restaurant -  “Best Sunday afternoon fun...take your Harley!”

Gino's Old Marco Trattoria - “Some great Italian dishes! Make sure to try the chicken tortellini!”

Ne Ne's Kitchen - My son's favorite breakfast place. 


Marco Island is host to a wide range of shopping options from upscale boutiques and art galleries to casual beachwear shops where you can find everything you need for days filled with sun and fun. There is more than enough variety to let you shop until you want to drop (right into a beach chair!)

The Marco Walk is a modern shopping experience with a wide variety of shops and restaurants. Get pampered at the Marco Walk Spa or enjoy the charm of the unique movie theatre Marco Movies which serves food from its freshly prepared menu.

The Esplanade Shoppes have close to 50,000 square feet of shops and retaurants. A truly luxurious shopping experience, there is a fantastic mix of upscale retailers and smaller specialty stores.

The Marco Town Center Mall  is a charming Old Florida style outdoor mall. Cruise the cobblestone streets while patrolling the shops for everything from high end fashion to beachwear. 

Guy Harvey uses the proceeds from his signature clothing line sold at the Guy Harvey Island Shop to help fund his research to preserve the marine environment.

For the art lover there are plenty of galleries to check out the local talent and find that special piece that captures the feeling of this tropical paradise. Kennedy Studios shows and sells a variety of art from various local artists focusing on art reminiscent of Marco Island life.

For interior design enthusiusts Marco Island won't dissapoint. From specialized boutiques to design and paint centers, your home will have every source it needs to be beautiful. Something Old Something New has everything you need to redecorate your home. Carrying everything from furnishings to window treatments, they also offer home staging services.