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Bayfront Bistro

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4761 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-3923
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were at happy hour and we're severely over charged. They found the mistakes but this was our third time at this restaurant and all three times we had overcharges. We will not be returning again which is sad since we live here and like to do business in our wonderful island.

Thank jannamiami
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had dinner here and sat out on the patio. The moonrise views were spectacular and the service was very good. Portion sizes here are moderate, not the normal grossly oversized portions you often find at some restaurants. This is a high-end restaurant, but there is not a dress code. I highly recommend this restaurant if you're looking for a... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We grabbed a few beers and an appetizer during happy hour at the outside downstairs bar waiting for a boat tour. With half price drinks and appetizers it was a great deal. We ended up coming back a second night and trying several more of the appetizers. The asian calamari was both of our favorites. Daniel provided great service and... More 

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Dubuque, Iowa
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I went during Happy Hour because there were several appetizers I wanted to try. All were very good, but the Seafood Acapulco was fabulous. We sat downstairs. Lovely setting right on the bay. The bartender/ waiter was very friendly and efficient. Thanks.

Thank lindadbq
Bonita Springs, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, great view, great service! Perfect location on the Bay viewing boats, kayakers and dolphins. From romantics for that special occasion or great place for friends to gather!

Thank karenmccaffrey
Fort Myers, Florida
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I and two other couples decided to try this place on Ft. Myers Beach before the onslaught of snowbirds descend. Despite the construction getting there, it proved to be well worth it. It's located on the second floor overlooking the bay (thus the name). Our waiter, Caz, was quick and efficient, and the food was outstanding for... More 

Thank whamwham
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the pleasure of dining at Bayfront Bistro for dinner. We were joined by 60 of our neighbors! First, let me say, the ambience was great! We all were seated on the outdoor patio facing the Estero Bay. Beautiful. With 60 people, dining from their dinner menu, one would think it could be a disaster but it was not... More 

Thank itzfitz
West Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bayfront Bistro is top of the line dining on Ft Myers Beach. Elegant, relaxed. Inside or deck dining. Their bar is a great place for a drink and appetizer. We do love this place for that special occasion.

1 Thank JeanLM
Bloomington, Illinois
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Both mine and my wife's meals were good, but I would not say there was anything spectacular about the food. The price was a little higher than the going rate for the area, but I didn't feel it was substantially higher. The waiter was very helpful and nice.

1 Thank 427CamaroSS
Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has a beautiful view of the back waters along with beautiful yachts. To start there is an outside bar with comfortable private seating and outside music. The restaurant is upstairs and again you can eat either in or out. A real hidden gem! The filet was the most tender piece of meat we have ever had and I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $45
American, Seafood
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, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
3:00 pm - 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: 2394633663
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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