Located in beautiful Cortez Village, one of the last real fishing villages in Florida, Swordfish should be high on your list of places when you want to experience the taste and feeling of waterfront dining. Only the freshest, just off the boat local fish and seafood are offered: 

grouper, mahi, tuna, snapper, scallops, oysters, shrimp and the area’s amazing stone crab. For meatlovers they also have several dishes on the menu. The view from the huge tiki deck is breathtaking and is often accompanied by live performances of local musicians. Indoors there is a large seating area for parties or watching your favorite sporting event. Full bars are located both inside and out.This charming place is hugely popular with locals as well as visitors from all over the world. Travel by car or by boat, and  don´t forget to take pictures of the sunset!

Swordfish Grill, 4628 19th St W, Cortez, (941) 798-2035, www.swordfishgrillcortez.com