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Heidi's Island Bistro

2943 Estero Blvd, Unit 4 & 5, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-3552
+1 239-765-8844
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“jaeger schnitzel” (121 reviews)
“potato pancakes” (119 reviews)
“apple strudel” (59 reviews)
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American, German, Austrian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2943 Estero Blvd, Unit 4 & 5, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-3552
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Just left Haiti's. Great German food. Jagerschnitzel..Great. Real meat not ground. Everything is home cooked. And when your done , Heidi comes by before you leave to make sure everything was good. Have to stop one more time before we leave for dessert!

Thank lrdwales
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a lovely place to have lunch. Excellent food... Nice service . Difficult to get in and out but worth it for the experience of good German food.

Thank rchoffm
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Reviewed 4 days ago

had a wonderful diner the beef brisket w/horseradish sauce.....yum fresh red cabbage with a hint of cardamonwine list limited but paired well.......beer offerings very german traditional (good) and desert....well....what a nice selection with a little for everyones taste.....I had the sour cherry crumb...my partner had...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 4 days ago

We walked in without reservations--a party of 10! In high season during Spring Break, and she welcomed us warmly and immediately put together some tables for our three generations. The food is authentic German comfort food, prepared fresh and on site. Good selection of beers...More

Thank schultzpj
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Found this place on Estero Dr after searching for Breakfast near me on Trip Advisor. The service was excellent. Best coffee we’ve had all week. I had not had real German potato pancakes in years. Their’s are homemade, oniony and so delicious. You can get...More

Thank newenglandgrl27
Reviewed 1 week ago

Heidi's Island Bistro is an unexpected oddity: German food at a beach. Heidi's offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and there is a connected bakery next door. Along with the usual fare (shrimp dishes, chicken wings, hamburgers, BLT), there are many legit German items (Weiner Schnitzel,...More

Thank ddaborn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for something casual - a quick bite. We stumbled across this restaurant as a suggestion and decided German food would be nice. So glad we did!! The restaurant was casual and inviting. The owner and her husband do a fabulous job keeping...More

Thank Carla B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff was very welcoming,friendly and attentive. Good selection of wine and beer. Our meals were fabulous! We had a great time and will definitely return.

Thank jemcgrane
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a good breakfast for a good price. Quickly filled up after we came in shortly after opening in morning. Has a small but full variety of breakfast items including many German breakfast items. Had the Uncle Sam, the basic American breakfast, bacon was crispy...More

1  Thank jjkibbie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to Heidi's while on a recent vacation in Ft. Myers Beach. I was looking for a German restaurant and this one came up in my online search, so I thought I'd check it out. It's located and a small strip of a few...More

Thank Stephen G
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Questions & Answers
Louie J
20 February 2018|
Response from Axel W | Property representative |
yes we do
Louie J
20 February 2018|
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Response from Barbara J | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are small bistro tables at the front
1 June 2017|
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Response from Axel W | Property representative |
Pets are welcome on the outdoor seating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 22
Lunch, Drinks, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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
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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 8 am - 2 pm, Lunch from 12 pm - 2 pm & Dinner from 4:30 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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