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“Great service and food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bayfront Bistro

Bayfront Bistro
4761 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-3923
+1 239-463-3663
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Price range: $25 - $100
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: Beach Trolley stop is on the road next to the entrance.
Description: Bayfront Bistro is located on beautiful Estero Bay in a pristine preserve area on Ft Myers Beach. 200 yards from the white sands on the Gulf of Mexico the restaurant shares this beautiful location with Snook Bight Yacht Club & Marina. Bayfront Bistro is a Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast Award winner and the wine selection has 400 bottles to choose from, with something to please every palate. Dine in air conditioned comfort in the spectacular dining room where every table has a perfect view of the Bay or outside on the dining deck. Our talented chefs have crafted menus that will delight your senses! Start your meal with our Asian Calamari or Bayfront Flatbread, try our famous Bistro Salad, and then continue with 10 oz Filet Mignon, Bayfront Butterfish or Pork Con Mojo. And what meal would be complete without our Chocolate Seduction or Bayfront Bread Pudding? We look forward to seeing you!
Fort Myers
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3 restaurant reviews
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“Great service and food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

The Bayfront restaurant was taken over by Bistro 41recently and we went there Friday night for dinner and drinks. Food is much better, flavorful but not spicy, and the service was excellent. Michael at the bar downstairs if fantastic and always remembers what we like to drink and our names. The new Manager, Michelle, is great and she was also such a pleasant, personable young lady at Bistro 41. Great improvement and definitely will be back there soon.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Kokomo, Indiana
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Try the Grouper”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

We had a pre-wedding dinner at the Bayfort. All of the food on the menu was excellent, but the grouper was the best I have had. The filet was perfect also. The views of the bay were excellent. We had a few younger childern and they enjoyed seeing the water and even a few dolphin appeared in the water in late afternoon.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sandra R, Owner at Bayfront Bistro, responded to this review, November 19, 2012
Thank you for your rave review. We look forward to keeping you happy in the near future! Cheers!
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stouffville, ontario
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Excellent food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

We try to eat here at least once each vacation. It is our special night out. The food is exceptional, service is great and the view on the bay is lovely. It is a little pricier than our usual haunts, but we treat it as our date night.

Visited September 2012
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Boston
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“Marginal at best”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

We were trying different restaurants on our vacation in FMB so we came to Bayfront. We were the first ones there that evening and asked for an outside table. The place is elegant with great views. That was the end of my smiles. The waiter seemed to be pre-occupied, never told us the specials or recommended anything. The food was marginal, a la carte and expensive. I am sure other people had better experiences but as for me and my guy, we won't be back.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Sandra R, Owner at Bayfront Bistro, responded to this review, November 17, 2012
Thank you for your review. We strive to make every customer’s experience excellent and our deepest apologies that yours was “marginal”. We hope in the future we can impress you if you should decide to give us another chance. We thank you for your patronage and feedback.
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“Superb Last Meal in Ft. Myers Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

My wife and I ate at Bayfront Bistro on a recommendation from a friend. It was everything we were told it would be. We started with their Sunset Mojito's, continued on to the salad course of Caesar for me and Bistro Salad for my wife. The Caesar was not over dressed which I find not always the case. The Bistro Salad almost looked like an entree, it was large and could have easily been shared. We both opted for the Filet Mignon and they were cooked perfectly, juicy in the center with a nice crust on them. the scalloped potatoes and vegetables were also well done. We managed to make it to desert and the two choices we made were well worth the effort. I had the chocolate Pate which was described as a sort of frozen pudding. It was light and I found it a perfect after dinner choice. My wife had the chocolate Seduction which is a Chocolate Lava Cake, her favorite desert. The meal was pricy, but was well worth the money in my opinion. Definitely a place to return to on our next trip to Ft. Myers Beach.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Sandra R, Owner at Bayfront Bistro, responded to this review, November 19, 2012
We will await your arrival and make sure that you continue to get the best Sunset Mojito's ever. Thanks for your great review!
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