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Flippers on the Bay

8771 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-5127
+1 239-765-1025
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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8771 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-5127
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Everything from the food to the service to ambiance exceeded our expectations! Our server Kimber was super helpful and gave us a great experience. Will definitely be back to Flippers if we get a chance to visit Ft. Meyers again!

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank sjhaley
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The food is always good here. Not five star good, but a cut above 95% of restaurants in Ft. Myers. Our coconut shrimp were slightly dry, with not much coconut flavor. The calamari needed more olive flavor too. Still, it's quite good overall, just not...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ChefYknot
Reviewed 3 days ago

The food is fabulous.The Filet is to die for. Service was spot on, Kimber was our server, very sweet and efficient. We usually stay at resort during the off season which is comfortable, clean and relaxing, with amazing views of the Gulf and the Bay....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 5 days ago

The food was absolutely amazing! We had the grouper and snapper, fantastic. We chose these two dishes after talk with the Exc. Chef who stopped by our table, impressive. Can't wait to go back.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank 475philn
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just finished a delicious meal at Flipper’s. A perfectly prepared meal served with excellence by JP. Enjoyed the Chilean sea bass and the coconut shrimp. Ambience, food, service and view can’t be beat. Will return again this week to try out breakfast or lunch!

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank regdk1
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went to dinner at Flippers last night and it was so good that we went back again tonight! They have so many delicious sounding dishes that we needed another round. The scampi was superb and the artichoke goat cheese appetizer was amazing. Our server,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank deannabowden
Reviewed 6 days ago

My local newspaper featured this restaurant and we were intrigued by the write up. The restaurants location on the bay has expansive views. The wait staff, particularly Sabrina was very attentive and friendly. One thing that stood out and impressed me was the team concept...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ChristieAK
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch while exploring fort Myers beach Seated promptly. Very pleasant staff Had the grouper sandwich. Delicious Large piece of fish cooked perfectly Key lime pie for dessert. Beautifully plated Very nice experience

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank timmsullivan56
Reviewed 1 week ago

They have raised the price higher don’t care for it anymore . They won’t let you sit at the bar anymore and have your food . Only drink

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Katherine M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to come back here for breakfast on our last morning as we had breakfast here the week before and the burritos were really good. This time though we purchased 2 breakfast burritos and while eating couldn’t find any meat in them. I called over...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank notips
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22 April 2018|
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Response from Eatthisnow | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest that you always call ahead for seating.
8 April 2018|
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Response from 173JimB | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the is a dock at the hotel next door
Della R
6 March 2018|
Response from Sugarfoot4 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, They do have some vegetarian options and most of the menu is seafood (you can request to omit if you choose to). The menu is available online and is current from when i was there last month. Breakfast is wonderful as... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8771 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-5127 (Formerly Flipper's)
    (Estero Blvd.)
  • Public Transportation: Fort Myers beach trolley stop located one hundred yards to the west of the restuarant.
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 239-765-1025
  • E-mail
Flippers on the Bay is an outdoor dining venue located on the dolphin filled waterfront vistas of Estero Bay. Enjoy the dynamic creations of Chef Juan Cruz while experiencing picturesque sunsets.
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