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Fort Myers River District

First Street, Edwards Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33902
+1 239-226-0006
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Nice evening out

The river district offers lots of restaurants, bars and activities. Went there to see Smoke on the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Iralgo
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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
via mobile
Disappointing

After we read some rave reviews we decided to take the 40 min drive from ft myers beach. Well... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Waldstar
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“music walk” (44 reviews)
“art walk” (44 reviews)
“bike night” (12 reviews)
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First Street, Edwards Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33902
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The river district offers lots of restaurants, bars and activities. Went there to see Smoke on the Water BBQ festival along the harbour. The area was very crowded and busy. Parking was $10 close to the waterfront/festival. Enjoyed this place just to walk around and...More

Thank Iralgo
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After we read some rave reviews we decided to take the 40 min drive from ft myers beach. Well, maybe it was due to the bad and rainy weather conditions... we expected a lot more. Maybe just bad luck, but i find it hard to...More

Thank Waldstar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All looking new, the area is a crisis cross of modern buildings in an attractive style, lined with shops, bars and restaurants. Parking is available along many of the roads two hours for free. The new area contrasts with some less attractive areas you have...More

1  Thank Andy E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the Smoke on the Water festival. It was the first time we had been there. The food was great and so was the music. Walking to our car we saw many buildings lit up with colored lights. It was the downtown district.vWe...More

Thank Tim S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The 'historic' river district offers plenty of hip restaurants, bars and activities. Went there on a weekend where the Smoke on the Water BBQ festival was taking place along the harbour. As expected, the area was quite busy, but all was very well organized and...More

1  Thank David F
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very comfortable, leisurely stroll along the Caloosahatchee river waterfront in downtown Ft. Myers, FL. Nice weather nice clean, safe area.

Thank tmnolan1
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place to walk along the river. Lots of places to eat and shop near by. Ate at Fords Garage and had a nice lunch outside.

Thank pmcguire5296
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

We like to stop and get our names on the list at Capones or Fords Garage and then take in some of the great music as we wait for our text that our table is ready.There are lots of wonderful bands and musicians and during...More

3  Thank Calef71
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

We own a vacation home nearby and have been coming to this area for 35 years, yet this was our first trip to the River District and we loved it!! I can’t believe that we haven’t ventured here before as it is well worth the...More

4  Thank Carole555
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

There were five of us and we got the tickets late and ended up down the left field line. The park is a copy of Fenway so there really isn't a bad seat. However, next time we'll try to get seats under the roof. It...More

Thank Bill A
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Tina W
28 February 2018|
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Response from Katie C | Reviewed this property |
There is a Marina on the Downtown side. Just have to walk a block or two to some great, fun restaurants. Ford's Garage is always good! And The Lodge. Quite a few places now to eat there. There is also another area to the... More
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feme2014
28 February 2018|
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Response from Katie C | Reviewed this property |
The response above is not what you're looking for, lol. She is referring to Fort Myers Beach and I believe you are asklng about Downtown Fort Myers. There are several spots that have outdoor seating right on First Avenue... More
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taylormadebooks
25 January 2018|
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Response from AprilBenShel | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry for late response. I don't live near river district. We only go up there for restaurants and shopping and chamber of commerce. Find it too congested, parking is terrible and prices of houses up there are... More
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