Empire Bagel Factory – Marco Island

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My family tries to hit up Marco Island for a week every summer. We go into hiding and spend our days obsessing over where to eat. I’m usually the first one to wake up so I’m the one out there looking for the breakfast goods. I’m currently on a bagel kick so Empire Bagel Factory […]

Doreen’s Cup Of Joe – Marco Island, Florida

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My family’s yearly trip to Marco Island had a silver lining in the food category and it’s called Doreen’s Cup of Joe. A few folks in social media land suggested Doreen’s as a must stop, that was an understatement. Doreen’s Cup of Joe is the sister restaurant to Joey’s Pizza & Pasta House¬†which is located […]

A Few Days Worth of Marco Island & Naples Eats

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Once a year my family heads over to Marco Island to get away for a week. It’s usually earlier in the summer and it coincides with my Dad’s birthday in July. This year it was the 3rd week of August. My parents spent the entire week at a home we had rented but my wife […]

Joey’s Pizza & Pasta House – Marco Island, Florida

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My family vacations in Marco Island every year at the beginning of the summer. While everyone is in full relax mode I’m scouring the island and nearing cities for worthwhile places to eat. For the last few years Joey’s Pizza & Pasta House has been my go to restaurant. Everything here is from good to […]

Cathy O’Clarke’s – Marco Island, Florida – CLOSED

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An Irish Pub in Marco Island? That’s what I thought when I found out about it. It’s the sister restaurant of Almost Famous Mel’s (now closed) which is located about a block away (Mel & Cathy are married). Marcela and I are looking over the menu with my parents. A couple of things catch my […]

Almost Famous Mel’s – Marco Island, Florida – CLOSED

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Almost Famous Mel’s was probably one of the best places I ate at last year. I didn’t really take pictures because at the time, the birth of the Burger Beast site was a few months away. I spent all of last week at Marco Island so I decided to eat here again a couple of […]