The choices are abundant. It really all depends on what you’re craving. In Port Charlotte, independent restauranteurs revel in their own creativity and can-do spirit, which means a wide variety of delectable eateries for all lucky diners. Atmosphere run the gamut from rockin’ to elegant, and each spot bustles with its own special energy.  When it comes to types of cuisine, the range is mouthwatering, from uniquely prepared down-home fare to world-class cuisine that will put a satisfied smile on every face.

We proudly present a small sampling of the wonderfully different dining options available in Port Charlotte. Let your appetite lead you and savor every morsel:

The Twisted Fork

A glance at the Twisted Fork’s menu may send you rushing right over…which is a very good idea. The unique décor and hospitable atmosphere are only the tip of the iceberg (of fun). The massive covered outdoor pavilion—Bert’s Back Porch—features live music almost daily (usually beginning later in the day but starting at noon on Saturdays). You may be tapping your toes while you enjoy their “twisted” fare and kids will love their 13 and under menu.

All-Star Sports Grill

You know a place is worth a visit (or three) when the locals keep returning, and All-Star Sport Grill has a large local fan base. The friendly service and wide-ranging menu featuring their well-known wings makes them a regular stop for many in the area. Their roomy covered patio with shaded sides and fans is perfect for enjoying the weather and they feature live music Tuesday through Sunday. Their Little League menu for kids 12 and under is sure to satisfy and there is plenty of space for groups and families.

Visani Italian Steakhouse and Comedy Theater dining areaVisani Italian Steakhouse and Comedy Theater

Authentic Italian is often the right answer to the hunger question...but what about entertainment? Visani can answer both queries for you with their amazing menu, great service, and hilarious, nationally-known comedians and musical entertainment. It's the ultimate dinner-and-a-show.

The Grill at 1951

From the inspired menu to the impeccable service, a meal at The Grill at 1951 is an experience to remember. Feast on outstanding menu options and linger over something amazing from their dedicated Martini Menu and let yourself lean back and soak up the delightful atmosphere.

Authentic Italian Cuisine at Bella Napoli in Port Charlotte, Florida
Bella Napoli

Bella Napoli works to provide the "greatest guest experience." They create their dishes using original family recipes which means you won't find their flavors anywhere else. Buon appetito!

Fin Sushi & Grill

Fin takes pride in their authentic Asian flavors and inventive sushi...some of which is almost too pretty to eat! Sit back and relax in the calming atmosphere while enjoying truly delicious sushi and Japanese food, crafted with care.

Indian Cuisine

We count ourselves very lucky to have two Indian restaurants in the area, each offering bona fide cuisine.

Both Flavors of India and Curry & Kabab have many vegan and vegetarian options, and Flavors of India also offers a lunch buffet 

Fish, fries, and slaw at Brother's Fish House in Port Charlotte

Brother's Fish House

The secret is out, and the once-hidden gem that is Brother’s has been uncovered. With singular seafood expertise, this raved-about restaurant impresses all who dine there. For once, it’s safe to believe the hype and head over for fresh, delicious seafood and great service in a casual, storefront setting.

Prime Serious Steak

The menu at Prime features Chairman’s Reserve steaks, hand-cut in their own butcher shop and aged a minimum of 28 days, but there are many other delights in which to partake, including other classic steakhouse fare and signature appetizers. Relish your meal either inside or out on the cozy, covered outdoor patio to enjoy the fresh air and casual ambiance. Be sure to note: the popovers are amazing!

Wherever you eat in Port Charlotte, you're sure to find a scrumptious meal and a great atmosphere!