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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
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English first
Union, Kentucky
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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
2 helpful votes 2 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
Senior Contributor
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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Bellevue, Ohio
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

this is an open air restaurant that takes cash only, no wait staff, but a great local experience at a very good price. i would recomend stopping here for breakfast lunch or dinner.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Friends and I decided to check out Bonita Bills because their bay view and music. Doc Ford's music drowns out Bonita's music unless you sit right in front of the singer. The bar tender was lifeless and clearly didn't want to be there. It took 3 pitcher's of beer before she started greeting us or saying anything other than "$6.50"!... More

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Littleton, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Definitely a "cash only" establishment. Nothing fancy, just good food, weekend entertainment, and fun with local residents.

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flora il
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We recently spent a week and ate at Bills several mornings for breakfast and a few evenings for dinner. No complaints, a good variety and plenty of food. Not fancy, but very comfortable and welcoming. The locals all know who belongs...love the place and look forward to going back. Karaoke was a fun night too !!!

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Great place to hear music, drink and eat and relax. Loved it. Relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff and food was awesome.

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