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“Beautiful views and wonderful food”
Review of Bayfront Bistro

Bayfront Bistro
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $45
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: Beach Trolley stop is on the road next to the entrance.
Description: 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!
Stafford, va
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Beautiful views and wonderful food”
Reviewed April 10, 2009

The Bayfront Bistro has everything you're looking for - ambiance, great food, and great service. My parents love this place, so we gave it a try with a larger group of friends (there were 10 of us) at lunch. We had our two young kids with us, and they were fascinated sitting outside and watching the boats come and go. The food was delicious, the staff recommended great food, and the easy access to the docks below made it easy to entertain the kids. We let everyone else finish their lunch and we played below while we waited. i will certainly come back!

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Ft Myers, Fl
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“Ooh LaLa”
Reviewed April 10, 2009

We ate at Bayfront twice in the past week. Once inside and once outside at the railing. Both times were excellant. Ambience beautiful, service good and food great.
If the weather is warm do try to book outside. The views are wonderful.
If you have to wait - Note there is a ground floor lounge and bar and you can stroll along the docks and admire the boats. Lovely!

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Florida
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“This is simply the best restaurant in Southwest Florida”
Reviewed April 9, 2009

We have eaten at every restaurant worth visiting from Port Charlotte to Naples, and this is my NUMBER ONE restaurant currently. I recommend it to anyone that will listen.

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
1 review
“A Perfect Evening”
Reviewed April 9, 2009

We recently dined at the new Bayfront Bistro and our experience went far beyond our expectations. The food, service and atmosphere were all superb. Located adjacent to Snookbight Marina, the panoramic views of Estero Bay provided a peaceful and relaxing setting. Due to its convenient mid-island location, we did not have to fight any congestion or traffic to get their from our resort on the south-end of Fort Myers Beach. We will be definitely returning to Bayfront Bistro again!

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Rochester, Minnesota
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“A new best restarant in Fort Myers Beach area!”
Reviewed March 31, 2009

We've eaten at many restaurants in the Bonita Springs-Fort Myers Beach area with mixed results. None were outstanding. In fact, we found ourselves driving to Naples to find a great dining experience. On our first night here, we saw a Bayfront Bistro sign beyond a grocery store parking lot. We were hungry, so expectations were low. This place is terrific. From the friendly, knowledgeable and professional staff (and there are plenty of them) to the wonderful and varied menu, including a strong (not long) wine list, this place has does it right. Add all this up, and a bay view from all parts of the restaurant (outside and indoors), we've found "our place!"

As a side note, the waiter asked us where we are from as a way to make some menu recommendations that were more local versus entrees that we might find close to home.

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