Fa, la, la, la, la...we're compiling a list of Punta Gorda restaurants open Christmas Day 2011. If you know of one that will be open yet they didn't make our list, feel free to comment. Reservations are strongly recommended as some are offering special seatings and menus. Benedetto's Steakhouse-Martini Bar Best Western Waterfront 300 West Retta Esplanade Punta Gorda Tel: (941) 639-9695 http://www.menupal.net/benedettosmenu.htm The Captain's Table at Fishermen's Village 1200 West Retta Esplanade, #55 Punta Gorda Tel: (941) 637-1177 www.thecaptainstable.com Celtic Ray Public House 145 East Marion Avenue Punta Gorda Tel: (941) 916-9115 www.celticray.com Dockside Grill Four Points by Sheraton Punta Gorda Harborside 33 Tamiami Trail Punta Gorda Tel: (941) 637-6770 www.fourpointspuntagorda.com Lulu The Wyvern Hotel 101 East Retta Esplanade Punta Gorda Tel: (941) 639-7700 www.thewyvernhotel.com The Perfect Caper 121 E. Marion Ave. Punta Gorda, Florida 33950 Tel: (941) 505-9009 www.theperfectcaper.com River City Grill 131 W Marion Ave Punta Gorda Tel: (941) 639-9080 rivercitygrillpg.com If you're looking for additional Christmas Day dining in Southwest Florida, perhaps these restaurants in the Englewood area fit your plans.
About the Charlotte Harbor Gulf Island Coast
Florida's premier year-round eco-tourism destination, Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach, The Charlotte Harbor Gulf Island Coast, is known for its pristine, unspoiled beauty. The area has hosted seven major feature films, been featured on SAIL magazine's list of the "10 Greatest Places to Sail in the United States," ranked by Golf Digest as the "Third Best Place to Live and Play Golf in America," and rated by MONEY magazine as one of the "Best Places to Live in the South." For information about area events, activities and attractions, contact the Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach Visitor and Convention Bureau, 1700 Tamiami Trail, Suite G-2, Port Charlotte, FL; 941-743-1900, or call toll free at 1-800-652-6090 for a free Visitor's Guide; or visit the Web site at CharlotteHarborTravel.com.