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702 Fishermans Wharf, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
239-463-6119
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Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice and laid back.

Really good place right on the docks. Gorgeous view. Beers were pretty affordable. It's not a 5 star restaurant so don't expect it. Seems more of a locals joint but that's fine by me. Would go back no problem.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
RockawayBeachRayDel
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Rockaway Beach, NY
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New England
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Great value here for excellent food on the dock. They have live music every night I think. We ate here 3 times in the week as it is so good and reasonable. Bar, restaurant, breakfast, lunch and supper. You can't go wrong here if you're blue collar or retired.

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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46 reviews 46 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We love this place! The fish sandwich is soooo good. They have the best Onion rings around. We also got the pork sandwich it was huge likely breaded and devious. Must try and bring cash

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Rockaway Beach, NY
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50 reviews 50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Really good place right on the docks. Gorgeous view. Beers were pretty affordable. It's not a 5 star restaurant so don't expect it. Seems more of a locals joint but that's fine by me. Would go back no problem.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Music all the time. The food wasn't great but some was good. The best thing about Bonita Bills is the comfortable, fun open air atmosphere. The entertainment is geared to please the audience. The performers have a following. The place is packed on Thursday evenings with Ray and Deb in season and on Saturday afternoons with Peppermint Patty all year.... More 

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pa
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Every year when we return to Fort Myers we stop and visit Bonita's Bill. We ordered shrimp and Bloody Mary's. The group of people are that visit here are fun and friendly. Great entertainment

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Sudbury, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We went to Bonita Bill's to soak up the "local feel" and we were not disappointed. Order at the bar and expect great food and cold beer. Everyone should slow down and enjoy the atmosphere, sit relax and enjoy what Florida has to offer. Watch the shrimp boats come in and treat yourself to fresh at it's best. We will... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Bonita Bill's is located right on the water in a marina on the San Carlos Bay. It is not the easiest place to find, as it is located under the bridge leading onto Fort Myers Beach. There is nothing classy or upscale about this joint, and that is just fine, Expect to see dock workers, sailors, and other locals relaxing... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Great working staff, good times, right on the water. It is nice to have a non corporate local establishment to visit.

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I like the atmosphere, entertainment and food here. You better be ready to order when you get to the register or you'll get treated with disrespect like no other place and probably be passed-up for the next person in line. I would go there more often but they have no credit which is a problem for most people nowadays especially... More 

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Mashpee, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Looking for a great fun bar!!!. Peppermint Patty sings Saturday afternoon from 1 to 6. Catchy music, Friendly staff and customers, and lively dancing!!!! This is the place for you. Only serves beer and wine, Not a large menu, mostly appetizers which were excellent. Order drink and food at bar, runners deliver food when ready.

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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, Seafood

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