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

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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
Open air, seafood and locals

this is quaint old florida open air waterfront bar and restaurant with not filled with tourists. One end of the bar is where you place your order since there are no waiters or waitresses. They do deliver what you ordered to your table. Also please note bring cash as it is cash only. They do... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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Tampa, Florida
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English first
Fort Myers, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This place is like a Key West bar. On the water (bay) local hangout, cold beer, OK food, cheap. This is not the Hilton so don't come here if you want to be pampered!! OH, and CASH only

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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

this is quaint old florida open air waterfront bar and restaurant with not filled with tourists. One end of the bar is where you place your order since there are no waiters or waitresses. They do deliver what you ordered to your table. Also please note bring cash as it is cash only. They do have an ATM inside. We... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Great little waterfront bar/restaurant. They have food but the food is not really why you go to Bonita Bills. It is the water under the floor boards, boats in the marina, cold beer and wine....cash only...funny signs and frequently live music. It is one of a kind.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Upon entering we thought that we had found a real old fashion Florida local restaurant. We came for the pink shrimp. No soap. Everything was disappointing! Bad service, bad food, high prices. Head for the Golden Arches. At least you know what you'll get!

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illinois
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I was looking for a place to eat, down by the water. Heard the bad playing so I decided to try it. Very casual place, laid back. The age group I would say that night was 20's to 103. That is because a woman was celebrating her 103rd. B-day their. I had the fresh peal and eat shrimp with cocktail... More 

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Fort myer s
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Fun place where locals hang out. The grouper nuggets are amazing they will also cook fish you catch right there. Karaoke and fun! But please remember it's cash only.

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Angola, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Not many folks here in June, but I understand it is really busy in winter. The food was good. The live band was outstanding and the karaoke on the non-band nights was, well, karaoke. This great location is under the bridge to Ft. Myers Beach overlooking the Inter Coastal Waterway and the boat docks. We will be going back.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Well, what is a Friday night like if you do not head down to Bonita Bills for a round of Karaoke. Whether you are celebrating a birthday or just relaxing from a hard week of work, sitting on the water with a drink in your hand is the way to go.

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Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We went in with a fairly large group of 20 people. We sat outside, multiple tables of around 6-8. The place is old fishing shack Florida...sitting on the water. Pitchers of beer are priced just right...You go up to a window to place your order and are given a number. We both ordered shrimp and chips. Portions were decent....your typical... More 

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St. Moritz, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This sure is a must each time we visit FMB. Really great place, more a shack than a restaurant but excellent food and friendly people, staff as well as other guests. Their peel and eat shrimps are so fresh and also the fish fingers or the fresh tuna melt are exellent. After 2 pm there is live music and it... More 

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Address: 702 Fishermans Wharf, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
Phone Number: 239-463-6119
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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  • 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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