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“Fantastic restaurant” 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!
Zurich, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Fantastic restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

The view over the marina is fantastic, dinner was great and so was the service. We will be back next year for sure.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food

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Bayfront B, Owner at Bayfront Bistro, responded to this review, May 12, 2014
ABC - We will reserve a table for your visit next year. Thank you for your 5-star review and letting our readers know you think Bayfront Bistro is fantastic. We really appreciate the time it takes you to write to us with your feedback!
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English first
Fort Myers, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Our favorite waterfront restaurant,by far!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We love your sister restaurant located in Bell Tower, The Bistro. But,our most favorite is the Bayfront Bistro,with the outstanding food,service and spectacular view,while dining and drinking surrounded by beautiful decor. This is our favorite while visiting during the winter months, and we frequent quite often.Thank you for your wonderful establishment!

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food

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Bayfront B, Owner at Bayfront Bistro, responded to this review, May 12, 2014
KitKat - Thank you so much for your customer loyalty and kind words about both our restaurants. We strive for all our customers to always have a wonderful 5-star dining experience at both Bayfront Bistro & Bistro 41. We hope to keep you happy customers for years. Thank you for your feedback!
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philadelphia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
“Best view and Appetizers ever”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I loved this place. Very fancy and pricey, but worth it. I had the tuna appetizer and I will never forget it. We had a lovely bottle of wine which we didn't finish - they allowed us to cork it and bring it back to our hotel. All meals were absolutely delicious.

Visited April 2014
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Bayfront B, Owner at Bayfront Bistro, responded to this review, May 12, 2014
Thank you for your awesome 5-star review of Bayfront Bistro. We are so happy that your dining experience was exceptional. We hope to see you again soon!
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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“nice view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

The food is very good and the view is great. The atmosphere is clean and beautiful. There is plenty of free parking and we have come by boat and there is someone to assist you in docking.The last time we were there the waiter told us the specials and 3 of us chose the same special and he said,
" Oh but we are out of that." Why even mention it at all !!!

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Bayfront B, Owner at Bayfront Bistro, responded to this review, May 12, 2014
CW - Thank you for the many compliments you gave Bayfront Bistro. Our staff has addressed all your comments. Thank you for taking the time to write to us. It is greatly appreciated.
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Fort Myers, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Overpriced for no reason”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 via mobile

This evening our Restaurant group returned to Bayfront Bistro because they so enjoyed it the last time. The view from the large windows was beautiful. Most of my friends seemed happy with what they had ordered. However, I ordered the choppino and the sauce tasted as though it came straight from a can. Choppino is an Italian dish that is usually made with fresh tomatoes and garlic. This dish had neither. When I asked for some red pepper flakes to season the dish I was told they didn't have any. A restaurant that charges what this one does should make dishes to order and the food should be of the highest quality. I will not return.

Visited April 2014
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Bayfront B, Owner at Bayfront Bistro, responded to this review, May 12, 2014
Sorry that your Cioppino was not to your liking. I am sure you can appreciate the many ways a wonderful dish like Cioppino can be presented. We really do appreciate the fact that your group frequents Bayfront Bistro and we really value your feedback. All your comments have been reviewed. Thank you for your feedback.
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