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Top store recommendations from locals

Bakery
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“This cottage restaurant, which appears to have been transported from a Caribbean island, is justifiably famous. As such, it’s always busy—expect to wait in line to try the biscuits. Are they worth the wait? Yes—especially given what’s served alongside them, options that range from your typical eggs, bacon, smoked sausage or honey ham to a salmon steak, ahi tuna, fried chicken, or a country fried steak. The Heavenly Biscuit is open for breakfast/brunch and lunch but only takes cash. Fortunately, there’s an ATM in the restaurant if you get carried away.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Ice Cream Shop
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“They have THE BEST ICE CREAM we've ever had! If you want something really sweet and to get more bank for your buck, share a sundae :)”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“My favorite place. Free FiWi and strong coffee! A great place for breakfast, nice outside area to have a meal.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Cinema
“Close to Parker Lakes and while waiting for your movie, or after your movie, plenty of shops and dining to keep you busy.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Department Store
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“The nearest Walmart is off-island before you get to the Fort Myers Beach bridge. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“If you are looking for a true local bar experience, give the Mermaid a try! ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
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“"I love to eat breakfast and bring home some pastry." "The pastries are unequaled anywhere, they are so good....I love the apple crown. Crisp plentiful bacon and fresh scrambled egg and cheese on a warmed German roll made a perfect, filling delicious breakfast!" ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Storage
“Local beach and tiki bar, great food live music and scenery. Always a great spot to grab a drink and watch the sun set.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Café
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“Annies is a great mom and pop style diner with great food and very inexpensive. Local secret I'm sharing with you.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Ada's is the closest upscale grocery store, located one block down Tamiami Trail (Route 41). If you're looking for quality eats, juices, or an organic bite to eat, this is your closest location.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
“This is a family-owned gem on FMB! We recommend a cinnamon roll and egg biscuit sandwich for breakfast! It can be slow, but you can also call ahead or order for carry-out.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Department Store
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“If you want to stock up for your stay, here's a convenient Costco in Fort Myers.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Food
“Come and enjoy flavors and aromas of italy, right here in cape coral. Largest selections, highest quality, lowest prices since 1986. We feature the largest selection in southwest florida of fresh cut meats, specialty items, thumann's deli best coldcuts, plus our italian imported lunch meat and homemade desserts.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Sample freshly squeezed orange juice, pick up some beautiful souvenirs, enjoy a delicious soft serve ice cream cone. A must for everyone.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Department Store
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“This Super WalMart is open 24/7. We are literally a 4-minute walk or a 1-minute drive away.”
  • 1 local recommends
Corner Shop
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  • 2 locals recommend