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Bayfront Bistro

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4761 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-3923
+1 239-463-3663
11:30 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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143 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here for New Years Eve- the view is excellent- our server Travas very friendly and efficient. Didn't have to wait long for our food either. Our appetizer was good- no bread was served- 0ur dinner was rack of lamb and fish- both good no complaints but super high prices for meals we could have gotten at plenty of... More 

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Franklin, Wisconsin
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In search of somewhere for dinner and NOT wanting to fight the crowd of Times Square, we tried another place nearby with no possibility of getting a table any time soon. I can't understand how we even got a table here ! The food was not just good, it was fantastic ! Generally, my husband and I are a chef's... More 

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Virgil, New York
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61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best happy hour on the beach! Generous pours and a half price happy hour menu of top notch gourmet foods artistically presented and delicious. The elegant granite bar upstairs overlooks the bay with huge Windows. Went there to watch a storm there once,breathtaking! One of the owners,David clearly wants his customers happy and if you want something they don't carry... More 

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Cambridge, Ohio
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94 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food and drinks and excellent service. Lovely outside dining! Get the calamari it's wonderful. The lobster bisque is to die for!

1 Thank Amyjsloan
Sterling Heights, Michigan
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The evening was just perfect fantastic food, sat outside overlooking the bay and the boats it was very romantic. Would highly recommend it !!!

Thank Susan R
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went last year for Christmas it was really good. We went this year bacon wrapped scallops with raw bacon. My husband ordered a $46 ribeye at was like a $12 flank steak with grissle and tough. $174 for 5 salads 4 apps and 4 drinks. We will not ever go back.

Thank Arquille
Miami Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were having a fish sandwich and french fries, the fries were almost burned, the place has a nice view, but the food is average, the dessert was great!

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not sure what has happened here. We have been here every year for the last 5 Christmas'. This year my bill was a $180 dollars before the tip for 4 people with no alcohol and no appetizers. I had the paella with 2 shrimp and 2 mussels and some horrible tasting fish. The sea bass was greasy and not cooked... More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First ... we made a reservation & got a confirmation but when we arrived right on time they didn't have a reservation for us on the deck that we had requested. We sat at the bar & had an appetizer & drink & waited on our table. Finally the very nice hostess took us to our table. Our server FINALLY... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The swankiest place to eat in Fort Myers Beach. Great location on the bay, and dining rooms inside and on the deck are elegant and well appointed. Service is good and food is very good. Pricey, but worth it to avoid the run of the mill chow places along Ft. Myers Beach. Recommendation: Menu and servers need to be more... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$45
American, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4761 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-3923
  • Public Transportation: Beach Trolley stop is on the road next to the entrance.
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 239-463-3663
Bayfront Bistro is located on beautiful Estero Bay in a pristine preserve area on Ft Myers Beach. 200 yards from the white sands on the Gulf of Mexico the restaurant shares this beautiful location with Snook Bight Yacht Club & Marina. Bayfront Bistro is a Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast Award winner and the wine selection has 400 bottles to choose from, with something to please every palate. Dine in air conditioned comfort in the spectacular dining room where every table has a perfect view of the Bay or outside on the dining deck. Our talented chefs have crafted menus that will delight your senses! Start your meal with our Asian Calamari or Caribbean Ceviche , try our famous Bistro Salad, and then continue with 8 oz Filet Mignon, Bayfront Butterfish or Black Grouper with Lobster Salad. And what meal would be complete without a selection of In-House made desserts such as Bourbon Chocolate Bread Pudding or Authentic Key Lime Pie? We look forward to seeing you!

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