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Discriminating Diner

The Discriminating Diner is dedicated to reviewing locally owned restaurants here within the Southwest Florida community, whether it be Ft. Myers, Cape Coral, Lehigh Acres, Bonita Springs or Naples, all of our reviews are from locally owned restaurants. Be sure to read our reviews and you will find out why we have such loyal readers and fans! Don’t leave your pallet to blind faith, check the restaurant out first here and get a taste before you pay for the taste!!

The Discriminating Diner wants to hear from you! Everybody has different experiences and we would like to hear about your experience. If you would like to leave your own review on any of the restaurants you find here, please feel free to do so. All you have to do is create a user account and login. We do moderate all submissions to ensure they meet our policy of no profanity or vulgarity and to maintain the integrity of the Discriminating Diner. Please allow 24-48 hours for this.

If you have a restaurant you would like us to review please feel free to drop us a note to info@whatsupswfl.net . We will do our best to send the Discriminating Diner out to review your requested restaurant. Bon Appetit!!!

The Gathering Place

Having a meeting at Beacon Executive Suites in the Villas area of South Ft. Myers, the Discriminating Diner decided to try The Gathering Place within the Beacon Executive Suites.  My dining partner and I arrived at 1:00 and found the restaurant quite easily once inside the Beacon Executive Suites, as… Read more »

CITROLAS ITALIAN GRILL & PIZZERIA

Recently the Discriminating Diner ventured out to a South Ft Myers eatery that specializes in Italian cuisine.  Myself and my two dinning partners were looking forward to our lunch at Citrola’s on McGregor Blvd in South Ft Myers. We arrived at 11:30 and had noticed that there was not a… Read more »

Smoke’n Pit

Once in a while one will come across a restaurant that is unique and colorful and that is what we found at the Smoke’n Pit Barb-b-q in North Fort Myers. This is definitely a place where not only the locals go to eat but they return often. We spoke with… Read more »

La Grotta Italian Grill

The Discriminating Diner had recently heard that What’s Up Southwest Florida was going to hold a Networking Bash at a new venue in Ft. Myers in December, and your Discriminating Diner wanted to sample this venue before the Networking Bash. Reason being, La Grotta is a fairly new establishment here… Read more »

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