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Bonita Bill's Waterfront Cafe

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702 Fishermans Wharf, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2204
+1 239-463-6119
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Tue 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wed - Thu 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Mon 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Rochester, New York, United States
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A fun, funky and very casual joint on the water under the bridge. Good cold beer, light foods and locals having fun. Docking for your boat available. Very down home and fun

Thank Jim K
Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We spent a fantastic Friday night at Bonita Bill's and actually met Bill. The beer was cold... the fish was fantastic and the atmosphere was pure 'Floridian' with locals and tourists having a fun evening. You would have to look hard to find a more friendly environment...If you can't have a good time at Bill's you are probably pretty dull... More 

Thank MarWic
Rogersville, Missouri
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92 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bonita Bill's was recommended to us by a neighbor. He said it was a good place & where the "locals" go in Ft. Myers. He was right! We enjoyed excellent fried shrimp & sides. A local band began playing & some couples danced. We're going back!!!

Thank bsnorris
Bonita Springs, Florida
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204 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our ROMEO club went their for lunch. Had the blackened fish sandwich, it was swai, from the catfish family from Southeast Asia. Sitting having a beer overlooking shrimp and fishing boats it would have been so much better eating local fish from Ft Myers not Vietnam. Although good, next time I'll have a burger.

Cape Coral
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62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always enjoy Bonita Bill's. Great local flavor, on the water, sailboats, fishing trawlers, "pirate" ships floating by. The house cat visiting around. Pets are welcome, we always take our dog. Very reasonable prices. Karaoke night is a blast and they almost always have live music. Very popular with everyone.

Thank Karen H
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great to be back at Bonita Bills. Love the local flavor. Had a cool Halloween party. Beer and wine only but can't beat the $7.00 picture of beer. Manager Kirby is a hoot, truly outstanding. Kimberly, Loretta, Shelly, and Matt are super friendly. Made this non local feel very welcome. Breakfast is great and the dinner special pulled pork was... More 

Thank j0j0nash
Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

My step daughter loves to go here to sing. This is one of her best places to be at as she loves to sing

Thank rdhumphrey
Fort Myers, Florida
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99 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

We docked our boat there and decided upon drinks and lunch. It was a good thing we were not in a hurry, the service was very slow and the place was not that busy. I know this is the off season, maybe they cut their staff down, but lunch took almost 2 hours.

Thank Eeeeric
Boston, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Had breakfast here before taking the Key West Express it was and order your breakfast at the counter and paying taking the number and waiting for them to bring you your breakfast, it was very much a gathering place for the locals nothing fancy but very inexpensive and truly was delicious,cooked my eggs exactly the way i liked,would go back.

Thank cat660turbo
United States
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140 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

We were walking around in the area and just found Bonita Bills by accident. Didn't look like much from the outside but we decided to go in for a beer. Glad we did as we ended up spending most of the afternoon there. On the waterfront with great view. We enjoyed watching tourist trying to dock their boats which I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 702 Fishermans Wharf, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2204
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 239-463-6119

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?