Englewood is a relatively small community on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico in Florida. Being on the coast, there are tons of awesome beeches in Englewood and plenty of tourists looking to enjoy a relaxing weekend without worrying about the hustle and bustle of the larger cities on the coast. Amongst their extensive beaches such as Stump Pass Beach State Park and Englewood Beach, there are tons of nature tours and shopping districts for you to pick up souvenirs and awesome treasures. While you're in Englewood, you're sure to get a little hungry or find a need for a drink. Here's some of our favorite restaurants and bears in Englewood.
2080 S McCall Rd, Englewood, FL 34224
Once you head into Farlow's on the Water you will be blown away and it will soon become one of your favorite places to head to in all of the Englewood area for lunch or dinner. Their food is made absolutely fresh every single day. They serve only the most delicious and fresh of fish, seafood, meats, and produce from all sorts of local providers from the area. They have a delicious and eclectic variety of amazing appetizers, entrees, and dessserts. We strongly suggest their Cranberry Chicken Salad or the crab salad, but there is really now way to go wrong wtih a meal at Farlow's on the Water. They also have an awesome full bar and live music every Wednesday through Sunday! There is so much to love about Farlow's On The Water!
1350 Beach Rd, Englewood, FL 34223
A gift shop combined with a delicious wine bar and restaurant, the energy at Beach Road Wine Bar & Bistro is constantly vivacious and exciting. The folks who work at Beach Road Wine Bar & Bistro are always excited and passionate about their customers and the food that they are serving. The atmosphere is absolutely breathtaking as it is on the water and you get to get a view of all of the awesome boats on the water. They serve healthy gourmet food that changes seasonally and they have a remarkably skilled serving staff and sport extremely creative dishes. Their food is a fusion of tons of different cuisine and you will be sure to be satisfied. Many people say that their Ahi Tuna is the best around. We also can't recommend their Beer and Wine Menus enough!
779 W Wentworth St, Englewood, FL 34223
Snooks Bayside Bar & Grill is a great place to head to if you're looking for a great place to eat and drink with a casual atmosphere with amazing food that has a great waterfront view where you can watch the sunset over the water. The atmosphere is certainly welcoming if you just got off from swimming at the beach. They have excellent pub style food that is certain to be great for your appetite if you've spent a good amount of time swimming. Their PoBoy sandwiches are beloved far and wide, but you really can't go wrong with any of the items on their menu. They have an excellent menu of drinks, such as beer, wines, and specialty cocktails that you will absolutely love, without a doubt in our minds.
1951 S McCall Rd, Englewood, FL 34223
As far as pizza goes, there are few people who get it as well as Flatbread of Englewood. It's one of those pizzerias that once you take the first bite, you will instantly be hooked, and you will want to bring the family there as a tradition for years upon years to come. Many people call it the best pizza in all of Florida, and it is truly hard to argue with that distinction. They have an impressively unique spread of pizza such as the sweet potato & bacon pizza (yum) and the #12 Pizza which had chicken, spinach, scallions, onions, fontina, and jalapenos (double yum!) The atmosphere of Flatbread of Englewood is one of a kind and upon eating there you will absolutely not be disappointed.
301 W Dearborn St, Englewood, FL 34223
Mango Bistro is an eclectic little restaurant that will delight you right upon seeing them from the outside, as it looks incredibly festive (especially at night time.) The interior is nothing to shake a stick at either. They have plenty of specialty foods with a remarkably fun atmosphere. They create foods that are inventive and delicious with fresh ingredients and unique blends. They have live music that is from around the world and always sets a fantastic atmosphere. From French crepes to delicious salads to healthy breakfasts to amazing smoothies, there are really no ways to go wrong with Mango Bistro on Dearborn Street. They also have some amazing hand-picked wines, as well as a modest but on point beer menu.
2091 S McCall Road, Englewood, FL 34224
You might not be able to tell by the name, but Mama's Italian Restaurant is actually filled with unique and remarkable dishes that provide a little zing to your food. You will not believe the way that they cook their classic Italian dishes. They have that special touch that taste like you're eating a meal prepared by your old Italian Grandmother -- but even better! They have been family owned and operated since they opened their doors in the early 80's. They have frequently been referred to as "the Best Kept Secret in Florida!" From delicious hand tossed pizzas to amazing pastas, there is no way to go wrong with Mama's Italian Restaurant. Particularly we recommend the Baked Cheese Ravioli, which is a special every Thursday!