Marco Island Restaurants

Marco Island offers a variety of amazing restaurants and cuisines that will satisfy any palate. Where else can you enjoy mouth-watering chicken marsala, perfectly cooked stakes, seared tuna, and mini lobster rolls while enjoying the ocean views?

Below is a list of local restaurants right on Marco Island that we recommend you dine at while you're visiting. Click on any link below to visit their website and most of them have a menu to view. During the summertime, we recommend that you call ahead to check their hours as many of the restaurants close up for summer. In season, for the best experience, we recommend you call ahead and set a reservation.

Check out some of our favorite dining options:

Where to Eat On the Water

What’s a visit to Marco Island without dining on the water? 

Sunset Grille is the spot to indulge in seasonally inspired small plates while you watch the sun set over the Gulf. Come by boat or car to Snook Inn, a low-key hangout with a variety of seafood dishes, a salad bar, live music and tables right over the water.

Cj's on the Bay is a popular eatery overlooking Smokehouse Bay that serves classic American seafood dishes and cocktails with a side of water views.

JW Marriott Marco Island is home to beachside eatery Quinn's On The Beach, where you’ll find Caribbean-style seafood and colorful tropical drinks.

 The Speak Easy, a Prohibition Era-inspired waterfront restaurant, serves traditional Chicago fare inside and on its waterfront deck.

Restaurants Near Marco Island

Venturing off the island? With fresh seafood, an island vibe and popular homemade pies, Crabby Lady – which was once a bait shop – is one of Goodland’s best-kept secrets. In the Isles of Capri, enjoy plenty of fresh Florida seafood under the thatched-roof tiki huts at Capri Fish House or Pelican Bend (where, true to its name, pelicans love to gather).