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Bayfront Bistro

4761 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-3923
+1 239-463-3663
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
4761 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-3923
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We have been to this restaurant for special occasions for several years,and have availed ourselves of their Early Dining menu, a menu of 5 or 6 items that for $28.95 offered a glass of wine per person, a petite salad,a dinner entree and a special...More

Thank tobel2015
Shawn L, Owner at Bayfront Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for joining us and we appreciate your feedback. We take all our guests reviews into consideration to help us improve. We aim to please and we are sorry that your experience wasn't what you had hoped for and what you are used to...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

I keep going back to this restaurant and giving it one more try. It's a hit or miss with service. Food is good, atmosphere nice and inside and outside dining. There is second bar located on the first floor that attracts boaters and those wanting...More

Thank Barbara M
Shawn L, Owner at Bayfront Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your feedback! We truly appreciate the reviews of our guests and we constantly are looking for ways to improve and bring our guests the very best experience. We will certainly take this into consideration and we hope that you will join us...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outstanding meal, classy atmosphere and attentive service by Joann. It was dark so we missed the view...but all other elements of a quaint dinner for two. Husband had the duck special and it was delicious. I had the seafood Acapulco with a side of mushrooms...More

Thank SaintPatrick2011
Shawn L, Owner at Bayfront Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We love to hear this! And we truly appreciate your visit with us! It's our guests like you that keep us striving to be the best. We are so happy you enjoyed and we can't wait to see you again soon! Happy Holidays!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed lunch with friends, the food was wonderful and service was excellent. The view of the marina and bay are icing on the cake. A favorite spot for certain.

Thank o-sunnyday
Shawn L, Owner at Bayfront Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are thrilled to hear this! We are so happy that you and your friends enjoyed lunch and had a wonderful experience with us. We aim to please! Thank you again and we hope to have you back to join again soon! Happy holidays!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such a great place ! The atmosphere was beautiful. The food was excellent . The staff was so attentive and friendly. This is one classy place. A must go on your trip here. If you are a foodie and want excellent fresh and tasty food...More

Thank CocoB00
Shawn L, Owner at Bayfront Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We appreciate you more than you know and we are so happy you enjoyed! Thank you again and we hope to see you again soon! Happy holidays!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I called a week in advance for reservations, it was my wife and I 14th anniversary. I wanted to make this a special night for my wife, as soon as I told them our name for our reservation they immediately wished us a happy anniversary...More

Thank Chris W
Shawn L, Owner at Bayfront Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

This makes us so truly happy, Chris! Thank you so much for joining us and we're thrilled we could help make your 14th wedding anniversary special! We love helping our wonderful guests celebrate :) Thank you again for joining us and we hope to see...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on our last night in Florida. The ambience of the fester aunt was really good as was the food. The menu was limited but was sufficient. The food here and at Flippers were on a par, the ambience at Bayfront was a...More

Thank john3420
Shawn L, Owner at Bayfront Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for joining us! We appreciate your helpful feedback as we are always aiming to become better. We are thrilled to hear you had a great experience with us and that our waiting staff took wonderful care of you! We thank you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch and the food was great. We all took a cup of lobster soup as a starter and it tasted magnificent. I recomend this bistro. Very nice service.

Thank Jakob D
Shawn L, Owner at Bayfront Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the great review! We aim to please and we are thrilled that you enjoyed our signature lobster soup :) We appreciate you and we can't wait to have you join us again soon!

Reviewed 10 November 2017

This was our first visit at Bayfront Bistro. It is a waterfront restaurant on the bay side of Fort Myers Beach. It is in a complex with the yacht club there. Our favorite restaurants offer outdoor dining as this one does. The menu was a...More

Thank VKS57
Shawn L, Owner at Bayfront Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thank you so much for joining us and we are so happy to hear that you loved your dining experience with us! Thank you for the great review and kind words! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers!

Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Great happy hour. Excellent meal can't go wrong. Little pricey but well worth it. Choices for everyone. Beautiful setting.

Thank Kaejamry
Shawn L, Owner at Bayfront Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thank you so much! That means a lot to us! We are so happy you love our happy hour specials and array of different choices for everyone! We look forward to having you back again soon :)

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Kwiegand0306
25 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.
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peggie926
16 March 2017|
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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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$45
Meals
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
Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
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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Description
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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