UncategorizedBusinesses open in Southwest Florida following Hurricane Ian.

As some of you know, Uptown Network is based in Naples, FL, recently hit by Hurricane Ian. Our team members are safe, but we are heartbroken over the devastation we see in our community. 

During times like these, it can be difficult to know what’s open and what help is available. The following list includes businesses that have confirmed they are open in the area, as well as assistance programs and food distribution information:



Shula’s Steak House – 5111 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, Florida 34103

LongHorn Steakhouse – 8010 Trail Blvd, Naples, FL 34108

Seasons 52 – 8930 Tamiami Trail N, Naples, FL 34108

Narrative Coffee (Mercato location) – New hours are 8am-2pm – 9106 Strada Pl, Unit #4105 Naples, FL

Burntwood Tavern – 9110 Strada Place, Naples, FL 34108 – Fort Myers locations are still closed currently. 

Joey D’s – 2356 Immokalee Road (Greentree Center)

Mango’s Cafe – 7273 Vanderbilt Beach Rd. #21, Naples, FL 34119

Goldies Restaurant – 5400 Taylor Road Naples, FL 34109

The Local – 5323 Airport-Pulling Rd, Naples, FL 34109

Lamoraga – Cash only until their internet is restored – 3936 North Tamiami Trail, Naples, Florida 34103

Noodles Italian Cafe & Sushi Bar – 1585 Pine Ridge Rd, Naples, FL 34109



Zino Ristorante – Cash only – 20041 S Tamiami Trail, Estero, FL 33928


Fort Myers

Edison – 3583 McGregor Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33901 

Bruno’s of Brooklyn – Giving out a free dish of pasta and water today (Saturday, October 1st) from 1-5pm – 2112 Second St, Fort Myers, FL 33901

Olive Garden – 12870 S Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33907


Cape Coral

Monarca’s Restaurants Cape Coral – Takeout or delivery – 1604 SE 46th St, Cape Coral, FL 33904

Masala Mantra Indian Bistro – 4518 Del Prado Blvd S, Cape Coral, FL 33904


Assistance Programs

FEMA: https://www.fema.gov/disaster/hurricane-ian

HOPE Co ReSale Store Fort Myers – Giving free clothing, shoes and hygiene items Saturday, October 1st and Sunday, October 2nd from 1-4pm – 16440 S. Tamiami Trail Fort Myers, FL  33908

Meals of Hope – Food pantry locations vary; visit the link to learn more. Meals of Hope will be at East River Park daily from 4:00 until they run out of hot meals. They will also be at North Collier Regional Park daily from 4:00 until they run out of hot meals.

Lee County Points of Distribution: Listed here


Local Accounts To Follow For More Information

Collier County Sheriff’s Office – Website; Facebook; Instagram

Lee County Sheriff’s Office – Website; Facebook; Instagram

WINK News – Website; Facebook; Twitter

Matt Devitt WINK Weather – Facebook; Twitter

Naples Daily News – Website; Facebook; Instagram; Twitter

NBC2 shared this list of additional open businesses including grocery stores and gas stations: https://nbc-2.com/news/local/2022/09/30/open-businesses/


If you have or know of a business that is open and needs help getting the word out, contact us here to be added to this list.