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Flippers on the Bay

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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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“sea bass” (87 reviews)
Opens in 20 min
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8771 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-5127
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food and service here are excellent. We both had the coconut shrimp and it was outstanding. We would definitely eat here again the next time we are in the Ft Myers Beach area.

Thank bjs88tennessee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this restaurant - We go there for lunch when we are in the Bonita/Ft. Myer's area. Food is wonderful as well as the drinks they prepare. Dinner can be expensive but go and have a lovely lunch - you will love it.

2  Thank DotM
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Six of us went to this casual restaurant a few days ago. We all ordered an appetizer and a main course. The words around the table were 'absolutely delicious', 'fabulous', 'beautiful presentation' and 'when are we coming back'. After some poor experiences of late it...More

1  Thank gisack
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

What a lovely evening, dining on the back bay. Taryn is a great waitress, friendly, efficient, explained the menu & specials. Shrimp scampi was wonderful. Lobster Mac would have been much better had it been creamier. The pasta sucked up too much moisture from the...More

1  Thank Leslie M
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

And the Award goes to Flippers for the best Grouper and Sea Bass Oscar! Both were done to perfection and excellent. The garlic bread is outstanding. Kudos to the staff and our server Osmel for a great dining experience!

Reviewed March 16, 2018

The food was excellent. The bloody was a good one! The fish was light and flaky. Michelle was a wonderful server and the support staff did a great job as well. You are seated overlooking the bay which is beautiful. It would have been a...More

1  Thank Dawn C
Reviewed March 16, 2018

Waitress, Jenna, was cheerful, excellent and very courteous. Food was excellent as were the drinks. We would definitely come here again. Could not click to rate but would give 5 star for service, 5 for food, 4 for value

Thank Janice A
Reviewed March 14, 2018

We enjoyed our brunch. We had omelettes and they were cooked to perfection. We had to wait a bit for a table. Service was pretty good, our server was personable and very friendly. Would recommend.

Thank Cynthia B
Reviewed March 14, 2018

Food is average Most important things to know: They are ALWAYS busy so be sure to call ahead and get your name on their list. 2:30 in the afternoon on a cooler windy weekday was an hour wait. Open air dining so pick a warm...More

Thank xyzgreenbay
Reviewed March 13, 2018

I really knew little about Flippers before dining there (we just happened to be at that end of the island), but it turned out to be a fabulous meal. It is very crowded, so you'll need to call ahead of time to get a table....More

Thank ddaborn
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Marjorie S
April 21, 2018|
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, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 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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