Dive into the international culinary scene of Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach, where the flavors of our local European cuisine are as vivid as the sunsets. Explore below to plan your German, Greek, and Mediterranean gastronomic adventures.

Ephesus Mediterranean Grill

Plate of food at Ephesus Mediterranean GrillEphesus proudly offers authentic Turkish cuisine lovingly crafted with the freshest-possible ingredients. There’s also a bakery featuring all kinds of pastries and sweets and more importantly, gourmet coffees.

Taste of Europe Bistro

Taste of Europe brings the rich traditions of German food to life by focusing on premium ingredients and heirloom family recipes. Whether you’re craving homemade schnitzels and sausages or classic goulash, it’s worth the drive.


Toula’s offers satisfying Greek fare in an informal and laid-back atmosphere, as well as breakfast with items like their popular Greek veggie omelet. Enjoy classic Greek dishes as well as burgers, subs, and wraps.

Sandra’s Restaurant

Plate of authentic German food at Sandra's Restaurant in Punta Gorda, FloridaSandra’s is the definition of authentic German and European food in Punta Gorda. The atmosphere is welcoming and the dishes are tasty, traditional, and created using family recipes. They also offer weekly specials and lunch buffets.

Pita & Puff

From the cool and calming décor to the friendly staff to the flavorful and varied menu, a trip to Pita & Puff in Port Charlotte is a culinary jaunt to Greece.

Whether you’re looking for hearty and filling fare or light, vegan, and/or gluten free dishes, the region's vibrant European culinary scene promises an unforgettable dining experience.