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Blue Water Bistro - CLOSED

23161 Village Shops Way, #109, Estero, FL 33928-5309
+1 239-949-2583
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good29%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (37 reviews)
“swordfish” (16 reviews)
“early dining” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Sushi, Grill, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
23161 Village Shops Way, #109, Estero, FL 33928-5309
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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We loved this restaurant, but the owners closed it the middle of May17 to chafe the theme. No word on the new theme or type of food.

2  Thank WHR8
Reviewed 6 May 2017

This is one of our favorite spots in Florida. We love the Bloody Mary mussels and the bread is delicious. They have great seating options outside at the bar looking on the inside - very cool. Everything we've had has been very good. Even though...More

Thank lmcconville
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This is one of those places that relies on piazza instead of concentrating on what is important in a restaurant - the food. Our meals were small and bland in all categories except the final tally. On the coast of Florida, I would expect the...More

Thank JMMJMM11
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Blue Water Bistro is an upscale seafood focused restaurant located at the far end of the Coconut Point Mall near the residential area. The restaurant has a nice outdoor dining area as well as a large and quietly attractive dining room. There is a nice...More

Thank joylama
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Our server was very good, personable and attentive. The food selection was a disappointment. We found the food good , but not worth the price. We've eaten at several other restaurants in the area and our bill was no where near what we paid for...More

Thank Phyllis M
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Stopped once again, but only for a glass of wine and appetizer. The happy hour is really nice and offers nice wines on the list. The atmosphere is very pleasant. The wait staff and bartenders are all very knowledgeable and friendly.More

Thank Connie M
Culinary_Concepts, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Water Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Dear Connie M., We’re thrilled you truly enjoyed your food and great service with us at Blue Water Bistro. It really means a lot to everyone on our team when guests have such a great time and they’re inspired to share their great experiences online...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017

After a disappointing visit, which I recorded on this site, I was contacted by the restaurant who kindly offered a voucher for a future visit. I advised the restaurant that we were considering visiting the restaurant again as they had kindly offered a voucher. However,...More

Thank kala247
Culinary_Concepts, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Water Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

Dear kala247 (Alison), I would now like to make it clear to all customers reading this ridiculous claim that we did not follow through on a promise of a voucher. What actually happened is this... We did in fact reach out to you and apologized...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Service was good but food was just not good. Blue cheese dressing was bland with very little blue cheese. Mahi was overcooked and the jalapeño pecan sauce was tasteless. Swordfish overcooked. The whole meal was just "blah."More

Thank doctormay
Culinary_Concepts, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Water Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Dear doctormay, We’re concerned to hear about your recent visit to Blue Water Bistro, and apologize your dinner left you wanting more. We created a diverse menu to offer our guests a wide variety of flavor, and use the highest quality ingredients available to create...More

Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I usually find restaurants in malls overpriced with very pedestrian food. The quality of the food is very good, the fish very fresh and the sauces very good (and they are served on the side so as not to drown the fish). However the wines...More

Thank Jim S
Culinary_Concepts, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Water Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Dear Jim S, Thank you for coming in to dine with us at Blue Water Bistro. We’re sad to hear that despite a pleasant dining experience with us, you didn’t really see the value in what we do. Our menu offers a wide range of...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Blue Water Bistro was recommended and we're glad we went. We had reservations and were seated immediately. They have a diverse menu with seafood as the main attraction. Service was quick, food was excellent and the atmosphere is welcoming. Highly recommend if you're living or...More

Thank ShermanSUV
Culinary_Concepts, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Water Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Dear ShermanSUV, Thank you for coming in to dine with us at Blue Water Bistro. We value all customer feedback and appreciate the time you took to leave us a review. We’re so pleased the entire visit was fantastic and we look forward to giving...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$15 - US$29
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23161 Village Shops Way, #109, Estero, FL 33928-5309
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Estero
  • Phone Number: +1 239-949-2583
  • E-mail
Blue Water Bistro casts a wide net to satisfy everyone's appetite, serving a wide variety of char-grilled fish paired with incredible sauces and sides. We offer perfectly grilled steaks, along with tons of fresh shellfish and unique, ever-changing creative bistro fare.
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