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Bonita Bill's Waterfront Cafe

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702 Fishermans Wharf, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2204
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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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Mentor, Ohio, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Dixie Fish's poor neighbor, but if you are looking for a cheap buzz with a great view, this is your place...... Same view as Dixie Fish, and as of April 2016, $6.00 for a pitcher of your favorite domestic, you cant go too far wrong, but when it comes time to eat, walk across the parking lot to Dixie Fish,... More 

Thank Tim A
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19 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A little tricky to get here. The roads, along the bridge, are one way. You have to drive on one side and go under the bridge to get to this area. Local, laid back feel like everyone says. Cash only. Had a dinner here with my family. Simple bar fare. No complaints, as long as you know it's not fancy.... More 

Thank Suburbanite05
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really liked the laid back atmosphere. Reminded us of our local bar at home! Lots of locals coming in off their boats for lunch. Always a good sign!

Thank stressedoutMichigan
Zanesville, Ohio
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

If you are staying on the beach you will need to get across the bridge. You can walk, bike or take a taxi if you don't have a rental car. Monday nights are the best with a musical Jam Session featuring local talent. The food is usually good offering some fresh shrimp specials being the best. I have eaten breakfast,... More 

Thank Valerie A
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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50 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Unpretentious place and food. We ordered at the bar,sat outside by the dock, enjoyed the live entertainment, and before long were enjoying good food. I have only had conch fritters one other time long ago so I'm not sure on the standard but these seemed great to me. Very casual/dress down place that sees locals pull up to the dock... More 

Thank Compsncakes
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

I like this place went there almost every day on holiday friendly locals which most of them was from the uk which was a surprise . Nice views over the water while having a drink or snack .

Thank Sheepdevil666
Orlando, FL
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

I saw this restaurant on trip advisor and I really wanted to go. I wanted a good local hangout and it did not disappoint. You order at the bar and it's cash only. We sat outside and it was good and bad. There was a cat hanging out with us and a local fisherman I guess passed out on a... More 

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Saddle River, New Jersey
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Lots of locals and well known for jello shots and bar fare. The people are really nice and service is friendly.

Thank KBertin
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We were camping nearby and decided to walk to Bonita Bills for breakfast. We were a party of 7. 4 adults and 3 kids. We ordered everything from biscuits and gravy with grits to sandwiches and pancakes. The food was made to order, delicious and fresh. We had a beautiful view of the water and the kids loved the option... More 

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9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Capital "D" Dive Bar. Their sign says it all " No shoes, no shirt , you want a beer?" We had a good lunch along with appetizers for three adults and two children for 58 bucks! Cash only. Some raw locals at the bar and tourists at the tables. Good music, $7.00 pitchers of beer, $3.75 for vodka oj and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, 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: 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?