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Matanzas on the Bay

416 Crescent St, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2620
+1 239-463-3838
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
416 Crescent St, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2620
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1 - 10 of 923 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was great. Their dinner deal for two is a great deal. The bay bread is amazing and overall great food. Best meal we had on the island.

Thank Jamie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just took some friends by boat here - great help at the dock and pleasant service. Ordered a seafood plate at $21 which consisted of 3 small shrimp, 2 medium scallops and about 3-4 ounces of fish. The flavor was quite good but with a...More

Thank Tmorrissim
Tony C, General Manager at Matanzas on the Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We thank you for the review. Also, we are happy to know that you enjoyed the fresh seafood but we are also sorry you received less than expected. We hope you will give us another chance and give Petey's Upper Deck a try on your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here one evening when neither of us were very hungry. Generally the food portions in Fort Myers are massive so we chose carefully and had pizza (perfect size for one person) and plain burger (again perfect size). The service was good but the...More

Thank Cathy_Gary_12
Tony C, General Manager at Matanzas on the Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review. We are glad that you enjoyed the menu on your visit. Fort Myers Beach is in the slower season but should be hopping again very soon. Please visit us again and we are sure you will have a great time.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ok so we got recommended this place for their key lime colada. First and foremost. Ballin. Tastes like drinking the pie. 2nd we had a crab lobster artichoke dip. Amazing as well. 3rd we ordered a strawberry lemon drop. Dude didn't know how to make...More

Thank Ægis F
Tony C, General Manager at Matanzas on the Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for coming into Petey's Upper Deck for some fun. We are happy to know that Josh took good care of you and we are looking forward to seeing you again very soon.

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are visiting Fort Myers Beach for the first time. Craving good, fresh seafood, we found a listing for Matanzas, located right on the bay of the same name. Ate there the first night, had excellent conch chowder, and both shrimp and...More

Thank Susiepi54
Tony C, General Manager at Matanzas on the Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing about the special summer Prix Fixe menu and the fresh food as well. We appreciate the kind words about your server and we hope to see you again very soon.

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here with another couple - our first visit. A smaller and cozy place, with water views of the adjacent bay. Good service, great seafood. A little tricky to find - GPS helped!

Thank thaward
Tony C, General Manager at Matanzas on the Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for letting others know about Matanzas on the Bay. We are located just below the Matanzas Pass bridge on the bayside of the beach. The views are very special.

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Definitely a must-have is it when you come to Fort Myers Beach. I always choose the appetizers at the bar and have never been disappointed. Service is always great and the entertainment is good as well

Thank M M
Tony C, General Manager at Matanzas on the Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the review. We have live entertainment every night and the food is always fresh. We look forward to seeing you during your next visit.

Reviewed 7 August 2017

This was a lovely place to go for dinner. They had great fish specials and my favorite was the Shrimp and Couscous Salad- spinach, goat cheese, toasted almonds, tomato, onion, cilantro with pineapple citrus vinaigrette. One of my new favorite salads. Beautiful view and extremely...More

Thank Pamela C
Tony C, General Manager at Matanzas on the Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for letting everybody know about the Couscous Salad. It is a very flavorful and beautiful dish that everybody should try at least once.

Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We found this restaurant through trip advisor. The experience was a great one. Their bread is OUTSTANDING! Their food was a hit and fresh. We were a party of 8 and everyone raved about their food. Kid friendly and diverse menu. We will come back...More

Thank GAP1130
Tony C, General Manager at Matanzas on the Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your experience. We are very happy to know that you found us on Trip Advisor and hope to see you again very soon.

Reviewed 3 August 2017

Found this restaurant while searching Tripadvisor for a waterfront restaurant in Ft. Myers Beach, FL. What a lucky find! We sat outside on the water and enjoyed wildlife (herons, jumping fish, pelicans, etc.) and watching boats passing by. We had stuffed grouper and stuffed shrimp...More

Thank LoveABeagle
Tony C, General Manager at Matanzas on the Bay, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind words. The atmosphere is very special with the freshest seafood on the beach. We are glad that you have finally found us and welcome you to the family.

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Diesel17
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Response from lainer16 | Reviewed this property |
We ate inside so I really do not know.
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12 April 2017|
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Response from Tony C | Property representative |
Yes, we do have a number of gluten free options. A menu is printed for your assistance when you visit us. We have a number of different charbroiled proteins such as fresh seafood, steak and chicken. The starch choice could... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 416 Crescent St, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2620
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 239-463-3838
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Description
Specializing in fresh local seafood, choice Angus steaks, Seed to Table produce and Dave's famous Dockside Pizza, we are Southwest Florida's best waterfront restaurant. Live music and Happy Hour daily!
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