Fort Myers Beach has many good restaurants. Here are ten of the best places to eat.
The Smokin’ Oyster Brewery, aside from one of the best names of any place in Florida, features seafood, peel and eat shrimp, and live music. Try the combo bucket, and of course, the brews. Bayfront Bistro has waterfront dining, and has been rated as one of the best waterfront eateries in the country. It’s upscale, and known for innovative cuisine.
Reese’s Restaurant is a café with a traditional menu, comfort food and eat healthy choices. Doc Ford’s Rum Bar and Grille offers live music. It’s a waterfront place featuring fresh seafood and Caribbean rim style food. The Fresh Catch Bistro specializes in seafood fresh caught locally, and has a fine view of the beach and Estero Bay.
The Dixie Fish Co. is in a historic building, once a shrimp market. Now it features fresh shrimp, live music, and a casual style. It’s a sister restaurant of Doc Ford’s. Mom’s Restaurant makes everything from scratch, just like mom once did. Mom’s has fresh fruit and produce grown by local farmers. The Beached Whale, another wonderfully named place, features BBQ, seafood baskets and family style. Heavenly Biscuits is another place, calling up memories of home cooking. Heavenly Biscuits is a small place offering biscuit and family style breakfasts located in Fort Myers.
An intriguing combination is Shucker’s at the Gulfshore and the Cottage Bar. Shucker’s emphasizes seafood and sunsets, and is known for breakfast on the beach. The restaurant is newly redesigned and has a new menu with old favorites. The Cottage Bar is on the sand, under the main restaurant. The Bar serves up seafood, and music both retro and contemporary.
If you are visiting Fort Myers Beach, allow some time to explore the eateries. If you are a resident, explore the good food available to you year round. For more information on Fort Myers visit here.