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Island View Restaurant

1400 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2713
+1 239-765-4449
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
Travelers talk about
“prime rib” (34 reviews)
“pasta” (26 reviews)
Open Now
3:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Fusion
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1400 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2713
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1 - 10 of 556 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Another couple invited my wife and me to dine with them to help celebrate my wife's birthday. The evening started with cocktails which were acceptable even though my Manhattan served up was a little watery but serving the little "sidecar" bottle to refresh your drink...More

Thank AKHB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the top floor of the 🏨 hotel for an early dinner at the Island View restaurant with a family member who was staying at the Lana Kai. The waitstaff were very solicitous and helpful. It happened to be 2 for 1 pasta...More

Thank Wendee H
Reviewed June 8, 2017

This is in the Lani Kai Resort and has what I considered to be the best happy hour I found on Ft. Myers Beach. Lots of options including oysters, shrimp, crab cakes, wings. Drink Specials too and nice view of the beach. I was on...More

Thank Ken A
Reviewed May 31, 2017

The early dining specials are worth getting there early for! I especially like the personal size pizzas!

Thank STMorrison
Reviewed May 28, 2017

The Good: Great Bartender, fair price beverages, attentive server, Good could be GREAT food. FANTASTIC VIEW! Appetizers: Octopus, Oysters Rockefeller & Sicilian Meatballs & Marinara were awesome. Don't forget their rolls. Pasta Rigatoni, Drunken Chicken and Entree Salad & all dressing were excellent. The Bad:...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

The most Beautiful View of the Gulf with the most Amazing Sunsets. Tuesday and Thursday is two for one pasta night. Pastas are delicious. Happy Hour drinks are Great. Newly renovated restaurant is Gorgeous. It's a Must See! The servers are very friendly and efficient.

1  Thank eeeskof
Reviewed May 13, 2017 via mobile

No matter where we stay at on the island we make a point to come here multiple times a week for the pizza. It is fantastic! Super thin crust, generous with the toppings and so much flavor! We had several: buffalo chicken, white pizza, margherita,...More

Thank Amber M
Reviewed May 12, 2017

We went one evening to the Island View for dinner, drinks etc and were pleasantly surprised how good it was....the shrimp was off the chains...everything had flavor..came out of the kitchen hot...nice portion sizes too. The musical entertainment...Larry was delightful and added to the evening....More

Thank sophie562017
Reviewed May 11, 2017

Ambience was wonderful, food was good ( hubby's steak not cooked to his liking) but staff was great. Desiree was wonderful

Thank JON J
Reviewed May 9, 2017

Order the mussels! Best I have ever tasted. The bread (filled with crème cheese) was a treat! Salads were very good and wait staff very friendly. If you are going to order the Oyster's Rockefeller, you man not need anything else! The only downside (for...More

1  Thank Beth F
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Thomas V
December 13, 2015|
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Response from NanStarr | Property representative |
Yes, we sell gift cards. You can call and order or stop by in person. If you call, management can mail them on your behalf.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$9 - $29
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1400 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2713
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 239-765-4449
  • E-mail
Description
It's a hidden gem, a diamond in the rough and it's situated on the sixth floor of Lani Kai Island Resort, high above the sand and sea. Over looking the Gulf of Mexico, you truly have to see it to believe it. With breathtaking views, a completely reworked top-notch menu, and a half a million dollar renovation, The Island View Restaurant is ready to shock tourists and locals who laugh at the thought of the Lani Kai offering 'fine dining' and a new look.
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