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Heidi's Island Bistro

2943 Estero Blvd, Unit 4 & 5, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-3552
+1 239-765-8844
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“jaeger schnitzel” (129 reviews)
“potato pancakes” (116 reviews)
“apple strudel” (51 reviews)
American, German, Austrian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2943 Estero Blvd, Unit 4 & 5, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-3552
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited this fabulous restaurant this week wasn't expecting much but the service and quality of our meal was exceptional.

Thank andreacV6594FO
Reviewed yesterday

In Ft Myers Beach 11/3-11/10. Went to #1 restaurant and Heidi's which is ranked #2. While the food was delicious at both, Heidi's is #1 in our eyes. The food was excellent, Karin our waitress was super nice and friendly. Heidi was also so kind...More

Thank Wayne R
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is amazing, the food is authentic German. I had the sauerbraten one time and the jagerschnitzel the next . We met Heidi and she was very pleasant and personable. Karin was our server and was very nice and quick to get our order...More

Thank Companion39281979693
Reviewed 6 days ago

I ate hear a couple of times. The first time i had the beef tips special. The second time, the Jaeger Schnitzel. Both meals were excellent. The draft German Beer (Dunkel), just added to the meal. I would go back anytime that i am in...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

This place is delicious! Great prices, excellent service. You won’t be disappointed. Kind of hidden in a little strip mall.

Thank choochnbabe
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

I strongly recommend this restaurant. Great food, great people. Everything is homemade and the owners are really nice.

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Dinner was great.. great times and allows lots of times to be social.. enjoyed out dinner and our time to visit

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 30 September 2018

The family that owns this make your meal very enjoyable. Beautiful view of Gulf from old Florida strip mall. Large selection of meals on menu and a gigantic German pretzel. All of our choices were delicious, also dessert. We had to share this 3 ways...More

Thank Betty N
Reviewed 28 September 2018

A wonderful German restaurant with authentic, freshly made food! I cannot believe I haven't found this in the past 5 years I've lived here. Family and friends had the Schnitzel and I the Nurnberger Brats with Kraut and Potato Pancakes. Everyone enjoyed their meals very...More

Thank Jack B
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

The food was amazing. We were served by the owner, an absolutely delightful woman. We will definitely be back.

Thank Elaine D
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Questions & Answers
Louie J
19 February 2018|
Response from Axel W | Property representative |
yes we do
Louie J
19 February 2018|
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Response from Barbara J | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are small bistro tables at the front
1 June 2017|
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Response from Axel W | Property representative |
Pets are welcome on the outdoor seating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$22
Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
08:00 - 14:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2943 Estero Blvd, Unit 4 & 5, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-3552
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 239-765-8844
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After over 30 years of experience in the restaurant business in Europe and Canada, we have made our dream come true and opened July 2012 our restaurant Heidi's Island Bistro in Florida, Fort Myers Beach. We want you to feel comfortable & that you enjoy our great German and local dishes under the Sun in Florida. Heidi's serving Breakfast from 8 am - 2 pm, Lunch from 12 pm - 2 pm & Dinner from 4:30 pm - 9 pm. In our small attached bakery you will find some nice selections of sweets, Bread, German Rolls and Cakes & of course the famous Black Forest Cake. The team of Heidi's Island Bistro will do their best so that you have an unforgettable dining experience.
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