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Blue Windows French Bistro

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15250 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers, FL 33908
+1 239-849-0622
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Casual little French joint in South Fort Myers. Affordable French dining...
Casual little French joint in South Fort Myers. Affordable French dining with attractive wine program. Chef-owner in the kitchen and Wife-owner in the dining room. Professional wait-staff, great food with silky sauces. Escargots, Charcuteries, Cheeses, Marrow Bones, Veal Sweetbread, Roasted Duck, Steak Frites, Huge Shrimp, Veal a la creme... and daily specials. Don't miss the Profiterolles or the Creme Brulee!
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Outstanding Food, Great Service and great value Wine List!

I happened upon this place when I was surfing trip advisor on a recent trip to my southern home. We were able to get an early reservation and the menu items where superb. The veal kidney and veal sweetbread, two separate items were as good as I have had!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
BigJoe1
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Detroit, Michigan
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  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
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Detroit, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I happened upon this place when I was surfing trip advisor on a recent trip to my southern home. We were able to get an early reservation and the menu items where superb. The veal kidney and veal sweetbread, two separate items were as good as I have had!

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Cape Coral, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

A lovely little place. Find food fine dining with the French flair. A limited menu but everything on it is quite good

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Fort Myers
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Cozy little French Bistro with intimate atmosphere and warm charm. You are greeted and later visited by the lovely hostess. The service is excellent. I really enjoyed the boullabaise, which was so authentic and so flavorful! I didn't really miss the rouille, which was served with it on the Riviera. Chef Christian is French. He is a master in the... More 

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FL
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Amidst Fort Myers' array of honky-tonk bars and pseudo Italian cuisine, Blue Windows stands like a beacon of hope to foodies and oenophiles otherwise adrift in this sea of mediocrity. The Beef Bourguignon would have made Julia Child envious and the Veal A La Creme was the best I've ever eaten. The wine list is somewhat small but very elegant,... More 

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Fort Myers FL
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Exceptional cuisine, hospitality and atmosphere. Daily specials always great. Christian and Mari are awesome! Reviewer is J as in John & June Kimbelll

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Brecksville,Oh
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48 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Our party of six arrived early enough for the Twilight Dinner Menu because of an early departure fight the next day from RSW. Everyone only had glowing remarks about their three course meals. I found the escargot to be perfect and the bread soaked up any leftover sauce. The others enjoyed the vichyssoise along with the house wine which was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Came here with friends who are ardent Francophiles. The meal lasted about 3 hours, was very intimate, great wine selection, and the food was so well done. We plan to be back!

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Toronto, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Small resto with a low key, 'rustic' ambiance, friendly knowledgeable staff, broad menu & wine list - and excellent food. Most of us ordered from the 4 course fixed price menu [$45] since there was such a variety of starters and mains. Service was prompt but not pushy. We did share a fair amount so i had a sample of... More 

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Camp Point, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We had a wonderful meal. The staff made us feel very welcome! She even called to see if we were lost and needed directions. Highly recommend

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Jasper, Georgia
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This is our favorite place, to date, in Fort Myers.....and we didn't even eat a full meal! It is located in a tiny spot in a slightly tired strip mall. We were in a bit of a hurry as we were going to a play. We called to ask if we could just have an appetizer. They said sure ,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15250 S. Tamiami Trail, Fort Myers, FL 33908
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: +1 239-849-0622

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Romantic

Description

Casual little French joint in South Fort Myers. Affordable French dining with attractive wine program. Chef-owner in the kitchen and Wife-owner in the dining room. Professional wait-staff, great food with silky sauces. Escargots, Charcuteries, Cheeses, Marrow Bones, Veal Sweetbread, Roasted Duck, Steak Frites, Huge Shrimp, Veal a la creme... and daily specials. Don't miss the Profiterolles or the Creme Brulee!

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