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Bonita Bills Waterfront Cafe

702 Fishermans Wharf, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
239-463-6119
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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English first
Grantham
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

10 wings $7, Hog Dogs $3.50 all pretty good quality. they only serve beer or wine based drinks (well soft drinks as well of course). The food was tasty, staff were friendly. The place is on the water so pleasant location. So for a quick pit stop great - we enjoyed it. Keep in mind this is not a modern... More

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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119 reviews 119 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I have been to Bonita Bills 5 -6 times, always for lunch so I can't address the evening fare. However, for lunch it is a super place to pull a boat into, tie up, have a burger and a beer, listen to music, and just relax. We always enjoy the boat trip there and the food and ambience. It may... More

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Cape Coral, Florida, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

I have been at this restaurant with a KUKU Trolley Pub Crawl in July . IT was a fun place , great dancing music . Great bartenders .... I was also here for lunch while on the gulf boating. Food was pretty good. A nautical setting. Worth trying

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

You can't get much closer to the shrimp fleet than here. Buy the fresh Gulf Pinks right off the boat at the end of the dock. We tie up the boat here for a few pints and lunch. nothing fancy, but sure has old Florida atmosphere!

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Liberty, Kentucky
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

When my husband first told me about his old hangout, Bonita Bill's, I thought, "really"....."will I like this"? Believe me, when I say, "what fun"! We eat more meals here than anywhere else while we are in Fort Myers Beach. Kirby, my husband's friend, prepared the best hamburger for me.....mmmmmmm. Not stingy with the tomatoes either!!!! That's what I always... More

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Union, Kentucky
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

After a long day of deep sea fishing it was nice to have your catch prepared for you with two sides at a very reasonable price, just no AC. Our catch was lightly breaded and fried with coleslaw, onion rings, fries and potato salad all Very Good!! However, you are asked for a tip for everyone.

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Naples, Florida
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Kick back super casual outdoor (under roof) outdoor bar. The shrimp is really good. The price was nominal... no waited tables. Put your order, in get it yourself. Cash only. Good happy hour specials. A lot of locals and a view of the water, boats and the bridge. Pretty cool casual dining. This is more of a locals bar..but the... More

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Miami
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Bonita bills was more of a last resort. It was just sad that people in the 40s where spending their tuesday nights smoking and eating heavily fried food. The karaoke was ear piercing, and the establishment smelled of menthol and tobacco smoke. The food was so heavily fried, one bite gave me indigestion. If you order something not fried, beware... More

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bolton,ont
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Our group of 15 to 20 friends meet there fairly often, very rustic, food is good, some days good music. This is a good place for a casual get together with a group, you can all sit together, its right on the water and prices are reasonable. We will be back in October..YEAH

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Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Having heard favorable commentary from a local, we decided to try this joint for lunch one recent w/e. We like "local hangouts", and favor similar joints like the Half-shell raw bar in Key West, Scotty's in Coconut Grove (soon to be gone, alas), Garcia's Miami, and Conchy Joe's in Jensen Beach. The thing is, all of these joints actually welcome... More

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