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Heidi's Island Bistro

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2943 Estero Blvd, Unit 4 & 5, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
+1 239-765-8844
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Tue - Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: After over 30 years of experience in the restaurant business in Europe and...
After over 30 years of experience in the restaurant business in Europe and Canada, we have made our dream come true and opened July 2012 our restaurant Heidi's Island Bistro in Florida, Fort Myers Beach. We want you to feel comfortable & that you enjoy our great German and local dishes under the Sun in Florida. Heidi's serving Breakfast from 7 am - 11:30 am, Lunch from 11:30 am - 4 pm & Dinner from 4 pm - 9 pm. In our small attached bakery you will find some nice selections of sweets, Bread, German Rolls and Cakes & of course the famous Black Forest Cake. The team of Heidi's Island Bistro will do their best so that you have an unforgettable dining experience.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious Food and Charming Owner

We went for breakfast the first morning of our one week stay. The food was good and the experience pleasant. Decided to have dinner on our last night and it turned out to be the best meal we had had during our stay at Ft. Myers Beach. We chose to try all German dishes from appetizer to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Pamela D
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We went for breakfast the first morning of our one week stay. The food was good and the experience pleasant. Decided to have dinner on our last night and it turned out to be the best meal we had had during our stay at Ft. Myers Beach. We chose to try all German dishes from appetizer to dessert...even beer. Delicious... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Heidi is German and the food reflects a European twist. We went for breakfast and it was nice to see a different set of options. For a beach restaurant, the prices were not outrageous.

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Naples, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

My wife and I stopped for breakfast and really enjoyed it. They a friendly and the service is good. The weisswurst with a pretzel for breakfast is definitely worth a try. Breakfast was good not great but I would go again and would certainly try for dinner.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Came here for breakfast and had to come back for dinner for their lobster bisque. Food is so flavorful and plentiful! You won't be disappointed!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Excellent food and service. The owners pride themselves on good food and personalized service. We have been here several times and the food is outstanding. You get what you pay for.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We went to Heidi's for dinner recently and enjoyed the experience. We typically like to eat with a view to the water when on vacation, but so often, the only good thing is the view. The food at Heidi's was well worth the lack of view. It reminded me of good home cooking, that makes you want to keep going... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Good food. Had dinner there last night and had potato pancakes. Very good. Heidi was amazing and the deserts were amazing too! I would recommend any of the food there and get the French onion soup! I will visit again when I'm on Ft. Myers beach again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is one of the best restaurants in Florida. Our family visits each year and we are treated to superb food that is served by Heidi, the friendly and welcoming co-owner. We enjoyed the Jaeger Schnitzel and lamb chops. We loved every tasty morsel! The Jaeger Schnitzel is topped with a creamy mushroom sauce that is perfectly paired with spaetzle... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My boyfriend came to town for my birthday, and after taking him to see the ocean for the first time in his life, we wanted to get some food to tide us over til dinner. So we stopped at Heidi's, as it was the first place that truly caught my eye. (Ironic since the building it was in wasn't in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

It's everything everyone is raving about! Heidi's Island Bistro deserves all the rave reviews here. Such simple fare yet really delicious. You will undoubtedly see a crowd of folks on the front porch when you arrive but don't be deterred. Service is fast and friendly and low key. There is no question that the family who runs Heidi's puts a... More 

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Additional Information about Heidi's Island Bistro

Address: 2943 Estero Blvd, Unit 4 & 5, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
Phone Number: +1 239-765-8844
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 3 - 22
Cuisine: American, German, European

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2943 Estero Blvd, Unit 4 & 5, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 239-765-8844

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 22
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American, German, European

Description

After over 30 years of experience in the restaurant business in Europe and Canada, we have made our dream come true and opened July 2012 our restaurant Heidi's Island Bistro in Florida, Fort Myers Beach. We want you to feel comfortable & that you enjoy our great German and local dishes under the Sun in Florida. Heidi's serving Breakfast from 7 am - 11:30 am, Lunch from 11:30 am - 4 pm & Dinner from 4 pm - 9 pm. In our small attached bakery you will find some nice selections of sweets, Bread, German Rolls and Cakes & of course the famous Black Forest Cake. The team of Heidi's Island Bistro will do their best so that you have an unforgettable dining experience.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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