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Bonita Bills Waterfront Cafe

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702 Fishermans Wharf, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
239-463-6119
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  • 74
    Excellent
  • 78
    Very good
  • 17
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fun Karaoke !

Fun experience for family and friends, food is average nothing to special, but the staff are amazing and loving people! I recommend coming on friday nights is a hoot! I got to sing Man I Feel Like a Woman with a professional yodeller. Its home away from home :)

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Juliadobro
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Fun experience for family and friends, food is average nothing to special, but the staff are amazing and loving people! I recommend coming on friday nights is a hoot! I got to sing Man I Feel Like a Woman with a professional yodeller. Its home away from home :)

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Plymouth, Indiana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 NEW

very laid back and not fancy. OK food. You order at the counter and they bring it to your table. Live music and you can go by boat or car. They have a floating dock so easy boat parking no matter what the tide is.

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Vermont
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Cash only bar on the water. Not much of a draft beer selection but a nice place to kick back and just hang out. Food prices very reasonable. Live music was good, not too loud. Would stop in again for a drink or two.

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indiana
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Bonita Bills is not for every one. If your afraid to stand in line to order your beer or you jumbo gulf pinks then this my not be your sort of place. But if you don't mind standing and placing your order the the Ice cold beer and jumbo Gulf Pinks are worth the wait. nothing fancy about this place... More 

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Siesta Key, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

Walked in and was completely ignored. Decided to go to bar and the 1 bartender ignored my wife and I for 10 minutes. We noticed a line had formed at the service window for waitresses. People were being forced to wait there and get their food / order food and drinks. Understaffedand uncuncaring is all we have to say. cash... More 

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Moncton, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

Arrived at Bonita Bills by boat. This was our destination for lunch while out for a little cruise from Estero. Great place to have a bite. The service was quick enough. There were 8 of us and all our meals were just great as was the Ice Cold Draft. We felt that the prices were good also. We heard that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Super casual, right on the water. Peel and eat shrimp where huge and the cocktail sauce had the right amount of horseradish. Boats coming and going, music in the afternoon, super friendly employees who seem to love what they are doing.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

A wonderful little joint on the water just a few feet from traffic madness. Lightly battered excellent calamari in a huge heaping paper cone without a trace of the shreded lettuce other places use to make you think you're getting more than you are. Our guests were locals so we all got the excellent lobster salad. Best lobster experience south... More 

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Kemah, Texas
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265 reviews 265 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We went there for lunch by dinghy ... this place is great ... had a fried fish s'wich with fries and a pitcher o' beer .... breakfast is served from 6:00 'til 11:00 a.m. ... it's cash only ... there was live music and people dancing at 1:00 Thursday afternoon .... a real boaters hangout .... several dinghy docks and... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

A true piece of heaven that puts life into perspective, if only for a short while. Walk up to the bar and order a pitcher of key west beer or head down the dock to purchase a couple of pounds of Pink Florida gulf shrimp from the boat. A must visit!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 702 Fishermans Wharf, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
  • Phone Number: 239-463-6119

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: American

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