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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%
Travellers talk about
“tuna ceviche” (50 reviews)
“chicken oscar” (23 reviews)
“sea bass” (91 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 21:00 Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
8771 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-5127
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband is really in love with this place, we accidentally discovered Flippers while boating a year ago. we love the seafood and the service

1  Thank shannon r
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was a wonderful place for my birthday dinner. Priced a little higher, but the food and the view were definitely worth it. I had Pompano and the hubby had chicken Alfredo. Both dishes were fabulous! The food, service, and atmosphere was definitely worth the...More

1  Thank sallyannarthur
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered salads and seafood and everything was Just perfect . We even spot a dolphin while eating. Love this place !

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have a boat you can dock your boat at this restaurant. Good food good drinks. We ate lunch there. It’s right on the harbor.

Thank Dawn H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always great service and food and spectacular waterfront dining. This night with a grand sunset. Also happy to watch the dolphins and bonus manatee playing in the bay.

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you haven’t been to Flippers, now is the perfect time to go. It’s relatively small so availability, even with a reservation, during high season can be problematic. Pricing is high but well worth an occasional visit.

Thank TPD2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to go there for lunch with suggestions from a local motel. It wasn’t busy and the waitress Martina took for ever to address us! When we finally did get our 2 beers one was kinda warm when mentioned to the waitress she suggested to...More

1  Thank cjhardy2
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice view of the bay, but the employees are rude and the menu is expensive. I would not go back.

1  Thank KimmyUNC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I always stay at lovers key resort and because at times we want to dine in buy dine out at the same time we take the east path and dime out overlooking that gorgeous bay at flippers . The food is always...More

Thank Lienne P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I were out on our wave runners and decided to pull in to flippers for lunch. It’s easy to get in there as you are able to beach the wave runners and tie them up. We shared the wings, the tuna ceviche...More

Thank travelingsteve55
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Questions & Answers
Marjorie S
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 Jim B | 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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, 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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