Retire in Englewood, FL

Livability Score
50
** The AARP Livability Index scores neighborhoods and communities across the U.S. for the services and amenities that impact your life the most.
** 2014 US census data
Restaurants
1. Placida Grill

A delightful warm friendly skilled cooking. A real plus for Englewood. We have been here numerous times and have never been disappointed. It's our go to place.

2. Flatbread of Englewood

First pizza was a #12 chicken w spinach and jalepenos. So good! Second visit #8 meatball and mushroom. Best pizza in Englewood!

3. Nicola's Italian Kitchen

Wow! Best Italian sausage I've ever had. Great sauce and garlic knots. Will return and anxious to try other menu items.service was prompt and friendly.

4. Mango Bistro

OMG this place is amazing! Easily my favorite place to eat. The food is always so good. Nearly everything on the menu can be ordered gluten free (upon...

5. Beach Road Wine Bar & Bistro

This is hands down my favorite restaurant in Englewood. I take all my out of town visitors here and they always love it. The atmosphere is pleasant, the...

Golf
1. Riverwood Golf Club

I visited Riverwood during a Leadership Charlotte event. We stayed in the restaurant and bar areas, and enjoyed the nice window views. Did you know their...

2. Venetian Golf & River Club

I have been to the Venetian several times, and every time, I am blown away. The service, first off, is impeccable. The staff is friendly, funny and so...

3. Oyster Creek Golf Club

Love this old established course. Good place to check your short game. Challenging and always in good shape. Nice greens and fairways too. Drains well...

4. Plantation Golf & Country Club

This review is for a restaurant at this gilf and country club, not a golf course. I have visited this place while being invited for a wedding reception. As...

5. Cove of Rotonda Golf Center

first time golfing,,,good prices,,,nice course for beginners...nice overall

Active
1. Hooked On Sup

Great value and unique experience. The owner was friendly, patient, and very informative. She was very knowledgable and respectful of the environment. This...

2. Brohard Paw Park & Beach

My dog spent our first dog beach experience at Brohard. He had such a great time. The people that go to Brohard are dog lovers and it shows.

3. Caspersen Beach Park

Oh my goodness! This beach is gorgeous! So different and unique with all the beautiful rocks. We saw two or three dolphins that actually got fairly...

4. Sup Englewood

I was vacationing in Manasota Key and wanted to SUP. I was staying at a house on the beach so I wanted the board with me. I called Nicole and she was was...

5. Kokomo Charters

We spend most of our summer on the Florida Coast. The first week we spend scoping out any new attractions . Immediately we spied Komomo Charters . Curious,...

Arts
1. Tap & Cork

Love this place! Everyone is super friendly! Service and atmosphere is super chill! There's Jenga cards against the humanity too! Love this place deff a go...

2. Englewoods On Dearborn Restaurant & Bar

Cold beer, great music. Attentive, fun staff. What more would you want? The weather was great, so everyone was out back, with Mike Imbasciani and the Bluez...

3. Venice Yacht Club

I have written about the month long celebration I am enjoying for my birthday. This time, 2 of my friends offered to treat me here to dinner, and it was...

4. Spirit in Matters

Dianne knows her stuff when it comes to astrology. I've had several readings with her. They are always of the highest caliber. It's apparent how much...

5. Venice Theatre

Possibly the most interesting thing to do in Venice, Florida. It's theater, and I appreciate that. It's also not the best theater, and that makes it...

Shopping
1. Real Bikes - Englewood

The best place to go for any of your biking needs. Both my husband and I purchased bikes here, as well as some different accessories, and couldn't be...

2. Swim Mart

I purchased a swim suit there yesterday and the sales associate was very helpful and friendly. They have a great selection of swim suits, cover ups and...

3. Placida Fishing Village & Art Market

This place is a gem; authentic Florida fishing village from the early 20th century has been converted into art, orchid, craft, gift and fish markets with...

4. Second Chance Home Furnishings

I love this store. They have quality used furniture. Wonderful peolle work there. The owner has such professional taste and decoration skills. This a store...

5. Publix Super Markets

I think this is Florida's Stop and Shop? Am I right? The stores were easy to navigate and the prices were great. I have no real complaints and it was great...

Health
1. Warm Mineral Springs

So people mention the science--the health benefits of mineral springs. Better blood circulation, stress relief, and sleep promotion among many other...

2. Khatri Nilofer A DMD

Every expectation I had of a pediatric dental office was more than exceeded by Dr Khatri and her staff. This was my 4 year old's first visit and she was...

3. Granny Nannies

I am absolutely *blown away* by the level of professionalism and attentiveness from these guys. A few weeks ago I was in a situation where I needed to get...

4. Functional Sports Medicine

Dr. Gambina and Fava are awesome. The interview for the initial visit is VERY thorough. Make sure you have an hour or two set aside for it. They really...

5. Fitness 1440

Great gym for someone that just needs the necessities. It has everything you need. Very nice staff and they keep everything organized and in working order....