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Island View Restaurant

1400 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2713
+1 239-463-5550
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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Open Now
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Bar, Seafood, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1400 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2713
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Island View Restaurant
1. Fresh, Tasty Seafood Dishes
"The cuisine was world class, especially the seafood dishes"
Tony D
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2. Amazing $5 Happy Hour
"The Island View has one of the best Happy Hours on the beach! "
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3. Traditional Italian Dishes
"Really enjoyed pasta night!! The chicken riggies was our favorite"
A TripAdvisor Member
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1 - 10 of 630 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Came on Monday night to hear Al Holland who was supposed to be playing at 6 p.m. Found out he is on vacation, but the calendar on the website and various posters around the restaurant said he was supposed to be playing, this was disappointing....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank summerfuninwintersun
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

Discovered this gem last year, went there or 2nd day back on Fort Myers Beach and it’s just as good as last year. We went this time during Happy Hour and was greeted by Evan. He is a very attentive waiter and very personable. This...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank Paul-Seabrook
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An Amazing place for Happy Hour with a great view of the gulf waters and Sunset. They even have music and occasionally dancing.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank carefreejudy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ll begin with there are several places to eat here at Lani Kai,Island View being one of them.I highly encourage you to visit this restaurant.Its higher end which has authentic marinara,Lasagna&seafood dishes to die for,Larry or his god blessed mother is responsible for these incredible...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank hollyt447
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We flew into town and had a reservation here. We were seated right away but it took awhile for our server to come to our table. She did however spend a lot of time chatting with others she knew, frequent visitors?! She was not very...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 48lisas48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our Son flew in from Houston to have Thanksgiving dinner there, the food was terrible there was no bread of any kind, the dressing was some kind of mucky paste no green beans, overall they did not have much of anything, 2 deserts to choose...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank reyalp50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good choice of food however, the waitress arguing in front of guests spoiled it...think she should have kept her opinions quiet! Great views food was fine!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank judith G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to dinner with a group of friends, The food was excellent and everyone enjoyed their meal. Other than the food, the rest of the night was awful. It took an hour to get a waitresses to bring everyone their cocktails. After dinner, it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank John F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful restaurant on Ft Myers Beach. Food atmosphere, service were all amazing! We only had two nights here and couldn’t resist going back the second night. We were not disappointed! Tuesday’s are 241 pasta night. Specials other nights too.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Dana N
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

The view from up here is incredible and the cosmopolitan cocktails were absolutely fantastic and only $5 during Happy hour is great value. Unfortunately we didn’t have time to eat but the food we saw coming out all looked really nice. Would definitely like to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 158stephaniek
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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
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $35
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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: +1 239-463-5550
  • E-mail
It's a hidden gem, a true island jewel situated on the sixth floor of Lani Kai Island Resort, high above the sand and the sea. Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, you truly have to experience the "casually upscale" fine dining Island View restaurant. Enjoy chef's specials throughout the week, including our most recent Seafood Spectacular menu, offering fresh seafood dishes from around the world every Thursday, and our infamous Two-for-One Pasta nights Tuesday and Sunday evenings. Live music with the Color of Sound sweeps the shoreline every Thursday and Saturday evening, from 5 to 8 p.m., and our $5 signature happy hour will make anyone smile daily, from 3 to 6 p.m. With breathtaking views, a top-notch menu of fresh seafood and Italian dishes and specialties, and a half-a-million dollar renovation, the Island View Restaurant is the perfect Date Night location.
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