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Bayfront Bistro

4761 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-3923
+1 239-463-3663
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
4761 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-3923
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Reminds me of Dry Dock in Sarasota, but looks out over the Bay next to boat storage facility, located behind Public's in southern/mid Ft. Myers Beach. Great wine list, good Florida casual and dressy dining. Good selection of steaks and seafood. Had the twin Lobster...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

A bit pricey but what one would expect at an upscale marina. We stopped for a light lunch and has lobster bisque and a lobster sandwich with a small side salad. Both the bisque and the sandwich contained plenty of lobster and were delicious. From...More

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Shawn L, Owner at Bayfront Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We can't express how happy we are to read your review! Thank you for the kind words and wonderful feedback on our lunch specials! It truly means the world to us and we appreciate you more than you know. Thank you for your visit and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a place for lunch and had about given up fighting the crowds when we saw sign for this restaurant which i behind the Publix Supermarket. Excellent food, service and ambience.

Thank CVJ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is at the quieter end of Fort Myers Beach and is hidden behind a Publix grocery store. You walk into the downstairs and take stairs or elevator to the restaurant level. There is an outside seating area, but if it is chilly they...More

1  Thank Marlene B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wife and I had brunch on Sunday. The temp inside was about63 degrees. Staff had coats on while serving as well as the patrons. Table was out of balance, very annoying, and I was served coffee that was spilled over into the dish sloshing around....More

2  Thank Rob S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends made reservations for an early New Year's Eve dinner and were told that the full menu would be available. Upon arrival and after being seated, we were told the opposite--the $85 per person, four-course meal was the only menu available. Other tables were told...More

2  Thank TripNick2000
Reviewed 1 week ago

I made reservations for a party of six (6) for early dining (5:00pm) on NYE. When reservations were made, I informed the hostess that we wanted just a dinner and no NYE celebration. At no time was I informed that there would only be price...More

3  Thank Charlene G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We first visited Bayfront Bistro back in November when we returned to Fort Myers. It was a great find. If you are in the mood for some upscale food in a great setting, Bayfront is perfect. It's situated a bit away from FMB proper, just...More

Thank davidcox101
Shawn L, Owner at Bayfront Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We loved having you visit! Thank you so much for the wonderful review and we are so happy that you had a great experience with us! It means the world to us! Thank you again and we hope to have you join again soon! Enjoy...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was part of a party of 6 for an early new years eve dinner. When we made the reservation for 5pm we specifically asked if this was just an early dinner and not a new years eve celebration, which we were having later. We...More

4  Thank sharonkN5985EU
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in and sat at the bar for a couple drinks and apps. We experienced excellent service and ordered crab cakes for a snack. I eat lots of crab cakes and would rank these among the best ever. Seared just enough to keep the...More

Thank Brad O
Shawn L, Owner at Bayfront Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for visiting with us! We appreciate your review and taking time to review us! We love to hear the positive feedback and we look forward to your next visit! Take care!

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24 March 2017|
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Response from Shawn L | Property representative |
$14 Bottomless Mimosas and a $15 Ultimate Bloody Mary (Tito's Vodka, 2 Bleu Cheese Stuffed Olives, 3 Large Blackened Shrimp, Celery, Pickle and a Lime). We also have live music.
16 March 2017|
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Response from meanbud | Reviewed this property |
I regret that I was only in the area for a week and do not know the answer to your question. Just give the a call.
Joyce H
4 November 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 45
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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
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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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