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Flippers on the Bay

8771 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-5127
+1 239-765-1025
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8771 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-5127
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We walked on Fort Myers beach and got hungry for breakfast and we found this nice cozy on the water with beautiful views place. Our breakfast was delicious came with fruit and potatoes big portions. Everyone was nice and smiling. We will be back for...More

Thank jennystrip
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Hate to even tell people about this place because it dosen't seat a lot of people. But the food is so good I can't keep it a secret. I've been there twice this week and maybe again tonight.

Thank Steven B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The view is beautiful and the service was okay but the food just wasn’t that great :( much better choices on the beach!

Thank angelaperry1970
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter got married at Lovers Key and we chose Flippers for the celebratory dinner! We had drinks at the bar with Celio who was a barrel of laughs and I think we also met his brother Omar! Taryn was our server. She was excellent!...More

Thank Dwight L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious, quaint, relaxed and right on the water! Absolutely beautiful location. Quiet setting with amazing views. Open air setting. Really good food at reasonable prices. No hustle or bustle or hokey decorations.

Thank robert f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for a special 85th birthday event. They don't take reservations but you can call ahead. It's a great location on the water with plenty of tables with good views. We visited in August and the fans-with-misters made the hot temperatures a non-issue. The...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had 2 Grouper sandwiches blackened and shared one wedge salad. The grouper and the cold slaw was bland. We have Grouper sandwiches whenever we can and this was by far the most expensive and tasteless at $25.00 each.But the water element was good.

Thank Hotrod100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here an evening in mid Aug and sat outdoors next to the water. Several good options of seafood. Our group had the red snapper, grouper, and coconut shrimp. All were very good. There was a little smell from the red tide, but not...More

Thank Salesguy3308
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had read about this restaurant and decided to try it the last day before we left Ft Myers. It was a wonderful meal! There were 4 of us and our incredible waiter, Jamie, was so so accommodating and friendly. Though the food is prepared...More

Thank Jill W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on Saturday when we arrived in Ft Myers Beach and the food was absolutely delicious. I had the scallops and my husband had the coconut shrimp. The presentation was so cool and the food superb. We have eaten out every day, each...More

Thank 356sharons
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Marjorie S
April 21, 2018|
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Response from Eatthisnow | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest that you always call ahead for seating.
April 8, 2018|
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Response from Jim B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the is a dock at the hotel next door
Della R
March 6, 2018|
Response from Sugarfoot4 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, They do have some vegetarian options and most of the menu is seafood (you can request to omit if you choose to). The menu is available online and is current from when i was there last month. Breakfast is wonderful as... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8771 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-5127 (Formerly Flipper's)
    (Estero Blvd.)
  • Public Transportation: Fort Myers beach trolley stop located one hundred yards to the west of the restuarant.
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 239-765-1025
  • E-mail
Flippers on the Bay is an outdoor dining venue located on the dolphin filled waterfront vistas of Estero Bay. Enjoy the dynamic creations of Chef Juan Cruz while experiencing picturesque sunsets.
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