Harbor Style November 2017 : Page 33

MENU HARBOR STYLE MAGAZINE’S GUIDE TO GREAT DINING INSIDE RESTAURANTS GREAT 20 A HARBOR STYLE SPECIAL SECTION

Menu

The Burg’r Bar is where friends meet for outrageously delicious burgers, cold beer and good times. Just look for the smiling cow! Choose from their specialty burgers or build your own, plus tasty apps, sides and frozen shakes. Full bar. Now serving breakfast!

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Entrées

Filet Mignon Sliders – three marinated and grilled tenderloin sliders topped with sautéed onions and tomatoes served on warm pretzel buns with spicy horseradish

Build Your Own Breakfast Sandwich – choose from one to three eggs, various cheeses, bacon, ham, avocado and more on your choice of bread, served with hash browns, home fries or grits

317 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda 33950

(941) 655-8050 • www.burgrbarpg.com

The Captain’s Table offers unsurpassed views of Charlotte Harbor and is the perfect venue for dining and private events. The Captain’s Table team is excited to provide their guests with fresh, innovative cuisine and genuine Florida hospitality.

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Lunch

Lobster Grilled Cheese – Maine lobster claw and knuckle meat on toasted sourdough with mascarpone and provolone cheese, finished with Thai chili butter, arugula and vine ripe tomatoes

Entrée

Captain’s Platter – grouper, scallops, shrimp and lump crab meat topped with red pepper lobster sauce, served grilled or lightly blackened

1200 West Retta Esplanade, #55, Punta Gorda 33950

(941) 637-1177 • thecaptainstable.com

Farlow’s on the Water offers a menu of unique flavors of the islands alongside splendid southern cuisine. They have an impressive selection of fresh fish and seafood, hand-cut steaks, ribs and more. Try one of their delicious tropical cocktails and small-batch bourbons.

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Lunch

Martinique Shrimp & Strawberry Salad – jumbo, grilled shrimp with pears, strawberries, grape tomatoes, dried cranberries and feta cheese, over baby kale and arugula with strawberry vinaigrette dressing

Entrée

St. Croix Seafood Pie – a house specialty and seafood lover’s delight, with Caribbean lobster, shrimp and scallops in a creamy white wine lobster sauce served in a puff pastry

2080 South McCall Road, Englewood 34224

(941) 474-5343 • www.farlowsonthewater.com

Harpoon Harry’s has been named “Best Waterfront Restaurant,” “Best Open-Air Restaurant,” “Best Place to Have a Beer” and “Best Bar & Night Spot” for many years! Boat-casual atmosphere with great seafood and fantastic sunset views daily. Regular entertainment schedule plus over 30 HD Tvs!

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Appetizer

Fried Gator Bites – tender alligator tail, hand cut, breaded and fried, served with Cajun mayo

Salad

Grouper Salad – large grouper fillet, served blackened, broiled, grilled or fried, over mixed greens, cucumbers, tomatoes, onions and sweet onion dressing

1200 West Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda 33950

(941) 637-1177 • www.harpoonharrys.com

Howards Restaurant offers a progressive, yet casual dining experience specializing in steak and seafood. Enjoy Alaskan snow crab legs on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings. Arrive early for a drink at their state-of-the-art bar featuring the area’s only frost rail.

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Entrées

Garlic Shrimp and Scallops – jumbo Gulf shrimp and sea scallops tossed in a garlic butter sauce, served over angel hair pasta Baby Back Ribs – half or full rack of slow-cooked, fall-off-the-bone ribs served with your choice of French fries or sweet potato wedges

70 North Indiana Avenue, Englewood 34223

(941) 473-0171 • www.howardsinenglewood.com

Isabel & Annabel’s Mexican Restaurant in Historic Downtown Punta Gorda has a special recipe for everything on the menu, made with the freshest, from-scratch ingredients available. All your favorites from south of the border are here – a vegetarian menu, too. Serving lunch and dinner.

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Entrées

Pollo Asado – two tender, grilled chicken breasts covered with mushrooms and onion, served with rice, beans and flour tortillas

Delia’s Taquitos – three fried taquitos, your choice of chicken or beef, served with lettuce, sour cream, house-made guacamole and rice

201 West Marion Avenue, Unit 113, Punta Gorda 33950

(941) 639-4086

JD’s Bistro specializes in masterful, contemporary flavor and farm-to-table dishes prepared with the highest quality ingredients, including several gluten-free options. Live jazz every night and jazz-era cocktails with a modern twist combine to create an incredible and entertaining experience.

Menu Highlights

Appetizer

Signature Seafood Tower – plump, pasteurized Apalachicola oysters on the half shell, shrimp with homemade cocktail sauce, PEI mussels in cream sauce, oysters Rockefeller and calamari

Entrée

Pan Seared Grouper – black grouper served with basil risotto, cherry heirloom tomatoes, wilted baby arugula, caper olive relish and lemon beurre blanc

1951 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, FL 33948

(941) 255-0994 • www.jdsbistroandgrille.com

La Fiorentina, Steakhouse Italiana offers made from scratch Italian favorites and Halpern’s aged steaks in an elegantly casual setting. They offer an extensive wine list and also have your favorite cocktails. This new restaurant in South Punta Gorda is quickly making a name for itself.

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Lunch

Fettucini Alfredo – fettucini pasta served in a rich, creamy, homemade Alfredo sauce with chicken, spinach and applewood smoked bacon

Entrée

Halpern’s Ribeye – Halpern’s 16oz aged ribeye with Roman green beans and caulifIower rice and pea risotto; try this served with one of their homemade sauces

10361 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda 33950

(941) 639-6500 • www.thefiorentina.com

Laishley Crab House offers waterfront dining and the freshest seafood. Feast on blue crab direct from Charlotte Harbor and Peace River Seafood Market and fresh Alaskan king crab and snow crab flown in daily from Dutch Harbor, Alaska. Plus your favorite seafood, steaks and sushi.

Menu Highlights

Sushi

Sashimi Bowl – the very best fresh-cut tuna, yellow tail, salmon, escolar and red snapper, plus krab sticks and sushi shrimp with seaweed salad and squid salad on top of sushi rice

Entrée

Lobster, Lobster & Lobster – two Maine lobster tails broiled with butter, served with lobster risotto and asparagus topped with lobster beurre blanc sauce

150 Laishley Court, Punta Gorda 33950

(941) 205-5566 • www.laishleycrabhouse.com

The Lock ‘N Key Restaurant, located on beautiful Englewood Beach, offers the freshest seafood and steaks along with amazing entree salads, burgers and sandwiches. Happy hour daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Live music, patio dining and catering available.

Menu Highlights

Salad

The Berry Beach Salad – Cajun grilled shrimp over fresh spinach, topped with blueberries, strawberries, sliced apples, cran-raisins and gorgonzola cheese, served with their famous pumpkin bread

Entrée

Fresh Hogfish Snapper – macadamia encrusted, pan seared and topped with a wild berry salsa

2045 North Beach Road, Englewood 34223

(941) 474-1517 • www.locknkeyrestaurant.com

Peace River Seafood Restaurant & Fish Market is an authentic, Old Florida crab shack and restaurant. Everything on the menu is fresh from the sea, however they do have a great cheeseburger – The Captain Carter. Proudly supporting local fishermen for 14 years.

Menu Highlights

Appetizer

Thornton Branch Gator Gumbo – gator, shrimp, Cajun sausage and crab in a gumbo paired with fIuffy saffron rice

Entrée

Punta Gorda Style Steamed Blue Crabs – their legendary, secret recipe and preparation make these the finest blue crabs you’ve ever tasted

5337 Duncan Road, Punta Gorda 33982

(941) 505-2722 • www.peaceriverseafood.com

Placida Grill prepares everything from scratch, using only the highest quality ingredients. Featuring nightly specials, fresh seafood, great steaks and burgers. Specializing in craft beers and wines. Open year round for lunch and dinner. Like them on Facebook.

Menu Highlights

Sandwich

Country Fried Chicken Sandwich – crispy fried chicken breast topped with chipotle aioli and house-made red cabbage slaw on a brioche bun, served with house-cut fries and a dill pickle

Entrée

Salmon Tostada Stack – crisp fried corn tortillas layered with sautéed salmon, fresh corn and spinach, topped with a tomatillo reduction

6800 Placida Road (at Fiddler’s Green), Englewood 34224

(941) 828-1437 • www.placidagrill.com

Sonny’s BBQ is your local BBQ joint. Their Pitmasters serve up only the best quality meats smoked over oak wood for up to 12 hours. At Sonny’s, they believe people should be able to go out to eat and feel right at home.

Menu Highlights

Appetizer

Redneck Eggrolls – loaded with pulled pork, homemade coleslaw and pepper jack cheese, served with a side of smoky ranch dip

Entrée

Sonny’s Sampler – enjoy signature pulled pork, sweet and smoky ribs, certified Angus beef brisket and smoked chicken, served with two sidekicks, fresh garlic bread or corn bread

1152 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte 33953

(941) 613-1114 • www.sonnysbbq.com

South Beach Bar & Grille, nestled on the white sand beach of Boca Grande, delivers spectacular sunsets as an appetizer. Enjoy cocktails in their Adirondack chairs and feast on the best seafood around. Fresh local fish and Gulf seafood are stars of the show.

Menu Highlights

Entrées

Grouper Grande – fresh local grouper served in seafood brothwith fresh, northern middleneck clams, sweet corn and oven-roasted tomatoes

Pineapple Rum Shrimp – jumbo Gulf shrimp sautéed in pineapple rum butter sauce with red peppers, onions and grilled pineapple

760 Gulf Boulevard, Boca Grande 33921

(941) 964-0765 • www.southbeachbarandgrille.com

Tina’s Cafe & Bakery Vienna offers coffee specialties, homemade cakes and cookies – gluten-free available. Enjoy breakfast, lunch, salads, sandwiches and snacks every day. On Thursdays Tina’s serves High Tea and an Austrian “Heurigen” buffet in the evening. Wine tastings with food pairing on weekends.

Menu Highlights

Cakes & Pastries

Sacher Torte/Apple Strudel/Nutcake – traditional cakes from Vienna, homemade by Tina with traditional recipes

Breakfast

Eggs Benedict – two steamed eggs on toast with cream cheese, baby spinach, grilled ham or smoked salmon topped with homemade hollandaise sauce

315 Taylor Street, Punta Gorda 33950

(941) 347-8937

Wally’s Southern Style B-B-Q is the only place to go for scrumptious, award-winning barbecue pork, beef, smoked turkey breast or chicken using only the best quality meats. Plus plenty of non-barbecue items to choose from, including delicious seafood. They also offer catering!

Menu Highlights

Lunch

Two Rib Meal – two St. Louis ribs, served with okie spuds and coleslaw

Entrée

Dinner for Two – half rack of St. Louis ribs, a quarter chicken, pulled pork and brisket served with your choice of two sides to share

3591 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte 33952

(941) 613-0005 • www.wallyssouthernbbq.com

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