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Bayfront Bistro

4761 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-3923
+1 239-463-3663
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
4761 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-3923
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Reviewed 21 April 2015

There were five of us in our party. We arrived and had a drink at the bar before we were seated at our table. My drink a cosmo was very light and the pour only came about half way up the glass. We were seated...More

3  Thank shooz622
Reviewed 21 April 2015

We've been here multiple times and decided to bring friends that haven't been for my birthday. They we're out of the Butterfish, which they're kind of known for and and lobster tails. It was 6 pm on a Monday night. We weren't informed about no...More

1  Thank Brian B
Reviewed 20 April 2015

We ran across this place just by trying to get out the traffic and have a drink. We sat downstairs first outside by the marina and enjoyed watching the boats. We then moved upstairs to the dining room for dinner and it was wonderful. Our...More

Thank PattiRErie
Reviewed 18 April 2015

We try to avoid going to the area during season but today, April 18 (Saturday) we took a drive over from Cape Coral, looking for someplace to enjoy lunch on the waterfront. We ended up at Bayfront Bistro and had a pleasant experience. I'd give...More

Thank Breggie09
Reviewed 16 April 2015

Owners/Management need to read this: there was no bartender when we entered and we sat at the bar for over 5 minutes. Our server was Nichole and she needs to be re-trained. We asked for butter 2 times, but she "just forgot". We gave her...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 16 April 2015

My wife and I were pleasantly surprised with the ambiance and view that we discovered at this restaurant. I thought the seafood offerings were great (we went back a second time), and they accommodated my wife's vegetarian flare by combining ingredients on a salad. I...More

1  Thank Jkolbydog
Reviewed 10 April 2015

Spacious dining area right on the water at a marina. Staff was very welcoming and knowledgeable about the wines and menu. Our large party was seated and attended to immediately. Wide variety of delicious entree's from fresh seafood to stuffed pork chop to steak. It...More

Thank StLawrenceRiverRat
Reviewed 9 April 2015

Tucked behind the Publix supermarket on Fort Myers Beach is a really nice restaurant on Estero Bay in a nice marina. Great place for watching boats and dolphins cruising by. Excellent service, good (sometimes pricey) food and thoroughly enjoyable for a splurge or special occasion....More

Thank jtfnow
Reviewed 8 April 2015

The service was nothing great. The lobster tails were rubbery and cold. The pork pot roast was delicious. It's a pretty place with average food.

1  Thank Mabel224
Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

I made a reservation at this restaurant on Easter Sunday because we had been here a previous year for an Easter brunch. This was not a brunch. The menu was nice with good selections of breakfast foods, salads or sandwiches. I had a French dip...More

1  Thank travelinkelly
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25 March 2017|
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Response from Shawn L | Property representative |
$14 Bottomless Mimosas and a $15 Ultimate Bloody Mary (Tito's Vodka, 2 Bleu Cheese Stuffed Olives, 3 Large Blackened Shrimp, Celery, Pickle and a Lime). We also have live music.
16 March 2017|
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Response from meanbud | Reviewed this property |
I regret that I was only in the area for a week and do not know the answer to your question. Just give the a call.
Joyce H
4 November 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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