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Bayfront Bistro

4761 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-3923
+1 239-463-3663
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
4761 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-3923
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1 - 10 of 1,349 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Solid service, light, smart menu with fresh appetizers and mains. Excellent wine list and most important- great air conditioning! Will be back...

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has been our favorite over the years but has lost its luster over our last couple of visits. It has a great view of the back bay and marina with nice outside patio seating and all tables inside offer a view. The bar...More

2  Thank Richard D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stopped for dinner without reservations and had no problem getting in. The view was beautiful and our server was attentive. We ordered the crab cake for an appetizer, which was excellent. I had the berry salad with chicken, which was very...More

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Husband and I took my mum to brunch and found the food slightly above average, the venue beautiful, but staff needs wheeling in. I had the Lobster Bisque ( yum) and a Mixed Berry Green Salad with Goat Cheese ( little over dressed). My hubby...More

Thank Suzanne A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here tonite. The drinks were good and the winelist is good also. We had the cerviche appetizer which was wet. Primarily coconut milk and lime juice. Very little seafood and a majority of that was salmon. When is salmon a local fish in...More

1  Thank basshunterdds
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to this restaurant on the recommendation of our hotel desk clerk - with a free drink coupon tossed in for good measure - and we were very pleased. The ocean view is spectacular and the food was very good. Highly recommend!

Thank Debora_9
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went for brunch. It is out of season and there were only 4 or 5 tables occupied. The service was absolutely terrible. We had to get up and ask for service twice during our meal. The waitstaff truly disappeared at times...More

1  Thank KnoxTravler
Reviewed June 4, 2017

This was a great place to go for dinner. We have found many restaurants that serve fish but this place had originality and pizzaz. The portions were good - nicely served. Liked the salad options - they go beyond the regular offerings. Staff was attentive...More

Thank marles83
Reviewed May 29, 2017

My son gave me a gift certificate for Mother's Day to this diamond of the venue. I took a few girlfriends with me and had the best meal and service I've ever experienced. Matt, our server was friendly, attentive and suggested the most delicious lunch...More

Thank Sue W
Reviewed May 25, 2017

Nice view over the marina. We decided to choose different kinds of appetizers because they we´re half-prized during the happy our. Two for each person were enough and all of them were very good.

1  Thank Dominik S
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March 24, 2017|
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Response from Shawn L | Property representative |
$14 Bottomless Mimosas and a $15 Ultimate Bloody Mary (Tito's Vodka, 2 Bleu Cheese Stuffed Olives, 3 Large Blackened Shrimp, Celery, Pickle and a Lime). We also have live music.
March 15, 2017|
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Response from meanbud | Reviewed this property |
I regret that I was only in the area for a week and do not know the answer to your question. Just give the a call.
Joyce H
November 4, 2016|
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Response from Waterwheel96 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $45
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4761 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-3923
  • Public Transportation: Beach Trolley stop is on the road next to the entrance.
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 239-463-3663
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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 Caribbean Ceviche , try our famous Bistro Salad, and then continue with 8 oz Filet Mignon, Bayfront Butterfish or Black Grouper with Lobster Salad. And what meal would be complete without a selection of In-House made desserts such as Bourbon Chocolate Bread Pudding or Authentic Key Lime Pie? We look forward to seeing you!
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