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The Snook Inn Announces Grand Reopening on October 2nd After Hurricane Damage Closure

Marco Island, Florida – October 2nd, 2023 

After a year of meticulous restoration and extensive repairs, The Snook Inn is thrilled to announce its highly anticipated grand reopening on October 2nd. The beloved waterfront establishment, renowned for its exceptional cuisine and breathtaking views, was forced to temporarily close its doors due to severe damage caused by a devastating hurricane. The Snook Inn team has dedicated countless hours and resources to restore the establishment to its former glory, ensuring an unforgettable experience for patrons.

Situated on the picturesque waterfront of the Marco River, The Snook Inn has been a cherished destination for locals and visitors alike for over 40 years. The hurricane that swept through the area caused significant damage to the building and surrounding infrastructure. However, the management and staff of The Snook Inn took this setback as an opportunity to enhance and improve the iconic establishment.

The Snook Inn's renovation efforts have focused not only on restoring the structural integrity of the building but also on incorporating innovative and sustainable features. Guests can expect a harmonious blend of the establishment's timeless charm and modern amenities. The new and improved Snook Inn boasts a redesigned interior, combining classic coastal elements with contemporary touches, creating an inviting and comfortable ambiance for patrons.

"We are overjoyed to announce the reopening of The Snook Inn," said Luigi Carvelli, president of Carvelli Restaurant Group of Marco Island. "The hurricane posed a significant challenge, but our dedicated team has worked tirelessly to restore this cherished establishment. We can't wait to welcome our loyal patrons and new visitors to experience the Snook Inn's renewed splendor."

In addition to the physical renovations, The Snook Inn has revamped its menu, elevating its culinary offerings to new heights. The kitchen staff at The Snook have worked alongside the executive chef, Chris DeGenova. renowned for his expertise in crafting delectable seafood dishes at The Oyster Society, and have created an enticing array of fresh and innovative dishes for the new menu. Old favorites such as the famous Grouper Sandwich and the famous salad bar still remain. The cocktail menu was also given an overhaul and will change seasonally. Guests can indulge in an exquisite dining experience while savoring the captivating views of the waterfront.

For more information about The Snook Inn and its grand reopening, please visit or contact Melissa Lushbaugh from South Made Marketing at 865-228-6640 or

About The Snook Inn:

The Snook Inn, located at 1215 Bald Eagle Dr, is a renowned waterfront restaurant known for its exceptional cuisine and stunning views. With a rich history spanning over 40 years, The Snook Inn has become a beloved destination for locals and visitors alike. The establishment offers a diverse menu featuring fresh seafood, delectable dishes, and a warm, inviting atmosphere.

Press Contact:

Melissa Lushbaugh

Director Of Marketing
South Made Marketing 

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