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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” (37 reviews)
“chicken oscar” (22 reviews)
“sea bass” (78 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
8771 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-5127
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Reviewed yesterday

Enjoyed exceptional seafood! Server, Katie, and Chef Juan were outstanding. Will most certainly plan top go back on my next visit to the Ft Myers area.

2  Thank tallard2016
Reviewed yesterday

Flippers is several steps above your normal seafood restaurant on the water. Our Sea bass was outstanding. The service was great. We were staying in Bonita Springs and thought it might be too far to drive. It was 20 minutes from our hotel and it...More

Thank Virginia G
Reviewed 2 days ago

Great spot, a bot hard to find, but worth the effort to find it! Outdoor dining with nice views of the water, fun atmosphere and very friendly staff! Never been disappointed here!

Thank HikerNonni
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had Tuna as a starter to share which was wonderful. My wife then had coconut shrimps and I had grouper both of which were very good and the service that we had from MARINA was great. Remember to take a sweater if dining at...More

Thank john3420
Reviewed 4 days ago

Food very highly rated, wait staff good. Noise level very high--cannot converse during dinner Tables too close together

Thank Reviewed2Day
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I liked the chix queso and mahi mahi sandwich. Fresh bread. Jenna is both beautiful and attentive. Will go back just for her.

Thank Vladan B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Flippers is our favorite lunch place on the water. Food is always good. Service friendly and has the best water views for boaters. Also good place for boaters to eat.

Thank Bill D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent place. Wonderful ambience. Best food in the area! Really enjoyed our dinner there. Recommend to all foodies visiting Fort Meyers area.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice location for lunch near the water. Food was average, but had a nice view. Place was clean and staff was nice.

Thank Hunterjumpergirl357
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best restaurants in the area! Great service, great views and the food was outstanding! I Try to stop here whenever I'm down here!

Thank Patrick C
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30 June 2017|
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Response from Lynne J | Reviewed this property |
No inside or air-conditioned!
Megan G
17 May 2017|
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Response from mhweber53 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure. We had a party of four and made reservations. I would strongly recommend reservations for any size party as it was really busy. Good luck!
Megan G
15 May 2017|
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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, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
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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