The Lakehouse was formerly called Table & Tap and closed operations in April 2021. Table & Tap was managed by Kitson & Partners, the developers of the community just north of Fort Myers.
The Lakehouse Kitchen & Bar is a new restaurant sitting alongside Founder’s Square in Babcock Ranch. It features breakfast, lunch and dinner menus.
The menu at the Lakehouse is a mix of modern American cuisine, seafood and locally sourced products. To ensure that it is easy to maintain their commitment to sustainable practices in their kitchen, all food is served from an open-air bar during lunch and happy hour only.
The menu includes starters such as shrimp cocktail, salads such as the kale Caesar salad and sandwiches like the pulled pork sandwich. For entrees, there are options like chicken Parmesan and fish tacos. There are also desserts like key lime pie and brownie a la mode.
The Lakehouse Kitchen & Bar has indoor seating for about 150 people as well as an outdoor seating area that can accommodate an additional 50 people. Reservations are not required, but they are accepted.
The Lakehouse in Southern Punta Gorda Is Under New Management
The Lakehouse just south of Punta Gorda is now managed by local entrepreneur and investor Tyler McClosky who teamed up with Kearns Restaurant Group who runs the local and popular eatery The Boathouse in North Fort Myers among other dining establishments in Southwest Florida.
The Lakehouse will be open for lunch and dinner Monday through Thursday 11am – 10pm, Friday – Saturday 11am – 11pm and Sunday 9am – 9pm. For more information, call (239) 567-7913.
Other Babcock Ranch Food Options in Southern Punta Gorda
The Lakehouse is not the only dining option in “the Bubble.” Slater’s Goods & Provisions is a market that serves breakfast and lunch with a farm-fresh menu and self-serve salad bar. Slater’s is open all week but hours vary. Call (239) 449-4626 for details.
Square Scoops Coffee & Creamery is adjacent to Slater’s and offers delicious ice cream and other treats. On Tuesdays, Square Scoops has 2 for 1 ice cream specials. A coffee shop Cup A Joe at Curry Creek Outfitters is across the street nestled inside the Babcock Ranch Discovery Center. Visitors can learn about the community while enjoying a variety of coffee-based drinks and snacks.
Restaurants Close to Babcock Ranch in Southern Punta Gorda
The Gator Shack Restaurant at Babcock Ranch Eco Tours is northwest of Cape Coral and a must-visit for anyone interested in viewing alligators and other wildlife. Located just north of the community in the Babcock preserve in southern Punta Gorda, you can take wilderness and wildlife Babcock Ranch Eco Tours of stunning and then relax with a meal back at the Gator Shack.
Crescent B Commons Restaurants at Babcock Ranch
Babcock residents in southern Punta Gorda are especially excited about the new dining options at the Crescent B Commons shopping center on the southern perimeter of the community that holds a Publix and several interesting dining options. The upscale pizzeria Pi Local and M’Xuma Mexican Grill are hot spots with more dining options to come, as the just opened shopping center continues to grow.
Let Me Buy You a Drink
Whether you’re looking for a casual bite or something more formal, there’s definitely something for everyone close to Babcock Ranch. JG3 Homes is the realtor of Babcock, one of the hottest master planned communities in Southwest Florida. Schedule a personal tour of the community or call us at (941) 916-2859, and I will buy you a drink at the Lake House!