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Heidi's Island Bistro

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$$ - $$$
American, German, Austrian, European
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2943 Estero Blvd, Unit 4 & 5, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-3552
+1 239-765-8844
Tue - Sun 08:00 - 21:00
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Round Rock, United States
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived at Fort Myers Beach in the early afternoon and we were looking for a restaurant for a late lunch. I found Heidi's on Yelp with an excellent rating so off we went. It was excellent German cuisine. The owner and staff were friendly and very welcoming. The jagersnitzel was wonderful. The best thing you can do is give... More 

Thank Gerald S
Crane Hill, Alabama
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I had dinner here and the food was wonderful. The portions are very generous but the food was so good we managed to eat it all. :)

Thank Diane F
Somerset, New Jersey
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

As we were driving around, looking at lunch options, we spotted Heidi's Island Bistro. My husband was very happy once we parked and got to the door as it announced German cuisine, which he grew up on. We were seated promptly, by a German accented woman! We had a couple of menu questions which she answered well. My husband ordered... More 

Thank Betty C
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112 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped into Heidi's on our way to a dolphin tour for breakfast. Found it as a result of the positive reviews. Across the street from an RV park so ample parking. A German restaurant, but again we were there for breakfast. There were German items on the menu bit the four of us opted for traditional American fare. Very good... More 

Thank FoodieAB
Axel W, Owner at Heidi's Island Bistro, responded to this review

Dear FoodieAB, thank you very much for the nice review. I am very glad that you liked your breakfast. But please let me say something to our homemade Sausage Patty's. They are made out of fresh pork loin Meat and not from the unused meat from dinner time. I hope we see you soon again. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was great. Reminded me of my grandmothers cooking. Bring your appetite! The lobster bisque was awesome, the beef with horseradish sauce was outstanding.

Thank Beth M
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25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Totally enjoyed our visit to Heidi's. Our meal was unbelievable. We definitely will be back when we visit the area.

Thank Clifford H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were on a long motorcycle ride and we stopped for dinner along the way. We were in the mood for some really good Wienerschnitzel. This place was outstanding and the owners are super nice! Definitely worth the stop for great food and service. Will definitely be back!

Thank Allen G
Hoboken, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First, I must say how very nice the owner of this restaurant is. Heidi is lovely! I got the grouper, even though the rest of my family ordered more German fare. We were all very happy with our meals. Then we had dessert - so good! If I get back to the Ft. Myers area again, you can be sure... More 

Thank Nancy27614
Gainesville, Florida
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276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Heidi supervises the waitstaff and her husband is the chef in this unassuming, modest restaurant. Heidi is very pleasant and welcoming and explains the main dishes. My pork chop special had two large slices and was very tasteful. My brother-in-law liked his sauerbraten plate and my wife a schnitzel of some kind. All main dishes were judged very good and... More 

Thank tatliturk
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service the German food is the best I've had since being in Munich, the hostess and owners make sure you are completely satisfied

Thank bmwjackie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 22
American, German, Austrian, European
Lunch, Drinks, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2943 Estero Blvd, Unit 4 & 5, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-3552
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 239-765-8844
After over 30 years of experience in the restaurant business in Europe and Canada, we have made our dream come true and opened July 2012 our restaurant Heidi's Island Bistro in Florida, Fort Myers Beach. We want you to feel comfortable & that you enjoy our great German and local dishes under the Sun in Florida. Heidi's serving Breakfast from 7 am - 11:30 am, Lunch from 11:30 am - 4 pm & Dinner from 4 pm - 9 pm. In our small attached bakery you will find some nice selections of sweets, Bread, German Rolls and Cakes & of course the famous Black Forest Cake. The team of Heidi's Island Bistro will do their best so that you have an unforgettable dining experience.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?