Where to Dine in Downtown Wellen in May 2023

From lobster rolls and espresso martinis to key lime pie ice cream and Atlanta Braves-inspired hot dogs, dive into all of the diverse (and incredibly delicious!) places to eat in Downtown Wellen right now.

Villani & Co

The final piece of the evolution of the OTW Restaurant Group, Villani & Co is an American Contemporary high-end restaurant that features the creativity of Executive Chef Mike Leopold and owner Tommy Villani. 

Dive into fresh oysters, shrimp, clams, and crabs from the raw bar, devour prime cuts of meat, and enjoy sustainable seafood selections. Villani & Co prides itself on its unique, rare, and delicious bourbon, whiskey, and scotch collection — a must-try with your next meal.

The Banyan House

Dine over sweeping views, devour New American cuisine, and swoon over stunning decor — all at The Banyan House, Downtown Wellen’s premier lakefront restaurant. 

For elevated cuisine from a chef-driven menu, this beautiful and buzzy spot is perfect for citruswood-fired steaks, seafood, pasta, and cocktails. Make a reservation on their website for your next date night or lunch with friends.

The Yard

Find casual and diverse dining options at The Yard, a food park and entertainment hub with retrofitted shipping containers, an open-air dining courtyard, and a recreational area for all ages. 

Take your pick from gourmet ballpark favorites from Atlanta Braves-affiliated Pop Dawgs, lobster rolls and New England seafood at Claw & Co, and soon-to-open Lavash, offering your favorite Mediterranean delights.

Bright Ice

There’s nothing like a cold, sweet treat on a hot Southwest Florida day. Bright Ice features bold, intense flavor profiles that use natural ingredients, sourced locally whenever possible. Get adventurous with your next scoop with flavors like Orange-kissed Coconut Cake, Espresso with Kahlua, and Key Lime Pie. Bright Ice is set to open in Downtown Wellen the week of May 8th. 

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Header photo courtesy of Villani & Co.

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