Best Upscale Marco Island Restaurants

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Are you looking for a destination for your next vacation where you can find white powdery beaches, incredible casual to fine dining, spectacular shopping options and attractions, ocean activities, and a relaxing environment? If this is the case then Marco Island is the perfect holiday destination for you!

Marco Island has a wide variety of upscale restaurant options so that you can take a well-deserved break from cooking and cleaning, sit back and enjoy gourmet meals all vacation long. There are also great options for outdoor activities for travelers with families, lone travelers, and couples! From golfing, to dolphin watching, shopping, and beaching, there’s something for every type of traveler.

Marco Island is the perfect holiday destination for families and couples. We have a choice selection of upscale restaurants for your special fine-dining vacation needs. Book a rental with Clausen Properties and enjoy all our recommended Marco Island vacation rentals.

Great Marco Island Places To Eat!

In terms of Marco Island restaurants, you’ll find it all. There are tons of places to eat on the island, including steak and seafood restaurants for fine dining, coffee shops to relax in, tiki bars, pubs and burger joints. Many of Marco Island’s restaurants use locally sourced ingredients so you can be sure you’ll have fresh food. Seafood is a specialty here so you can find a variety of seafood dishes at various prices and locations that offer different ambiances to choose from at your convenience or mood.

When it comes to fine dining for a romantic dinner, you’ll have options galore in Marco Island. Fine Italian dinners, cozy bistros such as Fin’s or Verdi’s Bistro that have outstanding online reviews, or restaurants with diverse Latin cuisines. On Marco Island, you’re sure to find just the right place for your special night out.

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Top Picks

Fin Bistro

A family-owned business conveniently located in the heart of Marco Island, Fin Bisto is a restaurant known for its attention to detail. Owned by an amazing couple with 40 years of experience, Brian is an award-winning chef and Kathy handles the management of the restaurant. Fin Bistro’s menu is also full of delectable, unique, and fresh seafood dishes and sourced directly from farmers and fishermen all over North America.

Sale e Pepe

Different from Marco Prime, Sale e Pepe is known for its location by its picturesque views of the Gulf of Mexico. At Sale e Pepe you have the option of dining outside on a gorgeous Terrace or within the luxurious and ornate dining room. Sale e Pepe brings rich Italian tradition to your table with its diverse menu that is sure to have the perfect dish for any guest.


If you’re looking for a cozy ambiance, Verdi’s American Bistro is the perfect option to find fine dishes while in a comfortable and homey environment. Verdi’s is known best for its signature seafood dishes, distinguished wine list, and locally famous Chef who is constantly expanding and perfecting Verdi’s menu. As Verdi’s has been serving locals and tourists alike for almost 20 years, they are always a reliable option for a comforting and delicious night out.

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What else to do?

Love the ocean? You’re going to have a great time on Marco Island. Hang out on a powdery white beach with beautiful palm trees and soak up some sun. If you’re looking for sportier Marco Island activities, you can take a boat tour to dolphin watch, rent a kayak, go fishing, shelling or water skiing.

Want to spend some time away from the sea? There are options for you too! Stunning golf courses for whatever level you’re at or shopping at cute, casual boutiques or in large shopping centres that still offer waterfront views.

What ever kind of traveler you are and how ever you decide to spend your time on Marco Island, you’re bound to have a wonderful time full of adventures, activities, relaxation, and incredible food.