Florida Inspired World Cuisine 100% Gluten Free Local and Farm to Table Fresh! Modernist Smoothies, Juices, and Fine Food

Clean foods, delicious taste, raw, vegan

The Cider Press Café is a casual fine dining restaurant featuring Florida-inspired, modernist, plant based cuisine, using the best of local and organic produce.

Happy Hour from 3p-6p featuring $5 Eats and Drinks!

Fall Wine Special! All Bottles 15% off

The Cider Press Café has has been named an Open Table Diner’s Choice Winner for 2014!

Walk-ins welcome – Reservations gladly accepted!

We specialize in Florida-inspired, plant based, modernist cuisine. Our items are 100% gluten free, use no animal products, and are not heated. We use special kitchen techniques to achieve unparalleled flavors, nutrition, and satisfaction. Taste foods like they were meant to be eaten!

Accolades
★★★★★ YELP and Trip Advisor

Reviewed in

USA TODAY – Top 10 Healthy Places to Eat in Naples
Florida Trends
Florida Weekly
Fit Nation
Natural Awakenings
Naples Daily News
Fort Myers News-Press


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Diner's Choice Winner

Hours & Location

Address:
1201 Piper Blvd Suite 26
Naples FL 34110
Phone:
(239) 631-2500
Hours:
Lunch 11:00a-4:00p
Dinner 4:00p-9:00p
Closed Sundays

Press

Florida Weekly

Cider Press Café’s allure firmly planted in flavors even a carnivore will love

Karen FELDMAN
cuisine@floridaweekly.com

How, you might ask, can a restaurant survive with nary a scrap of meat, seafood, dairy or soy on the menu? Oh, and no gluten, MSG, trans fat or sugar, either.

Johan Everstijn, the inventive chef at Cider Press Café, conjures up food so palatable and lovely that you likely won’t miss a bit of what’s not there. In fact, if someone didn’t tell you, you might not even notice that some of those ingredients were missing.

Welcome to Naples’ new bastion of “Florida inspired, modernist plantbased cuisine,” as Mr. Everstijn calls it. The description might be a mouthful that’s hard to swallow, but the food is downright delicious.

I’ve tried raw cuisine before, but it wasn’t this artful and sophisticated. What’s more, many of the raw foodists I’ve encountered in the past have tended toward the militant side — “Raw food is THE way!” — whereas the friendly staff at the Cider Press Café politely inquire as to your general diet — “Vegan? Vegetarian? Flexitarian?” — and they welcome all comers. I got the impression that the reason they asked was to acclimate those who might need explanations of ingredients such as cashew ricotta, zucchini noodles and jicama rice.

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