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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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109 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went here with the coupon for $25off, thinking it would make it somewhat more reasonable cost wise, as they do charge a premium here (though not sure why, its on the bay, not the waterfront). 3 of us chose the prime rib special ($40, first warning sign), which I typically dont do as I have a few places I get... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a delicious, beautifully presented Christmas Eve dinner at The Bayfront Bistro in 2015. We will be in Ft Myers Beach for Christmas, again, this year. Reservations were made, in November, for another Christmas Eve at Bayfront Bistro!

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Urbana, United States
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108 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for lunch only. The menu is varied and the food delicious. There is a choice of bottomless Bloody Mary's but unless you're into spicy, ask for a glass of tomato juice to cut the spice. Can't bet the location and the atmosphere.

Thank Christopher C
Wheeling, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best lunch on Fort Meyers beach Don't bother with hoity toity upstairs because downstairs is the exact same food in a more casual on the water break and the lady running it was spot on, friendly and fast.

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Austin, Texas
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145 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw a coupon in a local paper for a Buy 1 Get 1 Free offer. Coupon indicated Buy 1 Get 1 Free up to $25 when you dined during Early Dining Hours & purchased 2 beverages. We did exactly according to the coupon & initially was charged extra for salads, original cost of the entrees instead of the early... More 

Thank Kayaker318
River Vale, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked my party with Lisa the party planner for Bayfront Bistro all over the phone and by e-mail from New Jersey. Our guest included friends and family from New Jersey, Conn, North Carolina as well as different areas of Florida. The cocktail party was exceptional hosted inside bar side and then moved the dinner to the outside terrace overlooking... More 

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st louis
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful place for a nice dinner!! Food was excellent! Nice view of the bay! A little on the pricey side, but was very good!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have had the pleasure of dining here for one lunch and one dinner in the past week and I tell you it was really great. You're right on the water. You can sit inside or outside. The service was excellent and the food fantastic both times. I highly recommend this restaurant on Ft Myers Beach. It has become one... More 

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Charleston SC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate lunch at the Bayfront Bistro and the food/service was as good as the view. Reasonably priced for this hidden jewel behind the Public store on Estero.

Thank Dick P
Naples, Florida
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had 20 members for dinner at Bayfront Bistro on Saturday evening. Our tables were ready when we arrived, our members loved the printed menus with our club name on them, the food was delicious and the service was excellent. We worked with Lisa Terrill and she was, also, excellent. We would definitely recommend this restaurant for individual or group... 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, Gluten Free Options
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, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
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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