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Bayfront Bistro

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4761 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-3923
+1 239-463-3663
11:30 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful birthday dinner at this place. Ambiance is terrific-you look out over the bay watching boats and birds go by. Moonlight setting was a big plus too! And Zene, our waitress, was excellent. Try the shrimp appetizer or steak. It was a great meal in a great FMB location. Parking was no issue either. Looked like a great... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very good dining with GREAT views of the beach and water. A bit more "formal" than others locally. Staff is VERY attentive

Thank Vincent D
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice location but pricey for the quality of food. Waiter was good but better suited for a beach bar than a fine dining restaurant. Always baffling why a hostess seats guests on top of each other when the place is half full. Wouldn't eat here a second time. Better options in FMB.

Thank MichiganTess
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

food just ok very expensive and wait staff just ok felt rushed and just uncomfortable. We will not visit again!

Thank Samantha P
Meppel, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had lunch with our 2 children based on recommendation from lonely planet. But it was great! Nice scenery, perfect service and great food. We really liked it! I had the lobster burger and my wife the shrimp pasta. Absolutely good food. Only comment that it is a bit pricy, especially for the wine, but guess that counts for all... More 

Thank Edgar00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice and relaxing atmosphere right on the bay of one of the channels leading out into the coast. Got the two lobster tail meal and was FANTASTIC! Service was average, could have been a little better. But the food made it worth every penny!

Thank Josef J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lisa Terrill and Toni were wonderful would highly recommend Bayfront Bistro they did all I ask for ,my daughters wedding reception was wonderful

Thank Terry A
Brighton, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were seated by the window with a great view of the bay. Bottomless bloody Mary's and Mimosas started our meal. Breakfast quesadilla was awesome!! Enough food for 2 people. French toast, prime rib skillet and lobster and something sandwich rounds out our 4 entrees. Our waiter was Saint. He kept our glasses full and was very attentive to our... More 

Thank Becky F
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We now live in Ft. Myers Beach and are trying out different restaurants. This one was disappointing, service was better than average but the food was just OK and for the price it was not good. This restaurant is very over priced for what you get. Our dinner for six included apps, drinks, dinner and dessert and the bill without... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for New Years Eve- the view is excellent- our server Travas very friendly and efficient. Didn't have to wait long for our food either. Our appetizer was good- no bread was served- 0ur dinner was rack of lamb and fish- both good no complaints but super high prices for meals we could have gotten at plenty of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 45
American, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4761 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-3923
  • Public Transportation: Beach Trolley stop is on the road next to the entrance.
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 239-463-3663
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!

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