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Fine Dining: In the middle of Estero Island, Bayfront Bistro has great views of the mangroves in what locals call the 'back bay,' where it is quite common to see dolphins at play. Almost every seat has a view of the water and the breezy, outdoor terrace is perfect for fresh air and romance. The staff is well trained on the finer details of serving; they do their best to make sure you are happy. Try the fresh oysters with an apple granata or the Chilean Sea Bass over smoked almond risotto with brussels sprouts. The wine list is expansive and quite often there are extra special selections stashed in the cellar for your special night out.

Brunch: In the middle of Estero Island, Bayfront Bistro has great views of the mangroves in what locals call the 'back bay,' where it is quite common to see dolphins at play. Dine on the breezy, outdoor terrace for fresh air and a great view of the marina below. Even if you choose an indoor seat, every spot provides a view of the water. One of the more popular menu items for Sunday Brunch is the ham and eggs topped with a smoked tomato sauce. The bloody Mary mix is made in house and is often submitted into local drink competitions. The sparkling wine and Champagne selections here are also impressive for festive morning/afternoon dining on the water.

Beach Restaurants: If you're looking for a waterfrong dining experience that truly has it all, put Bayfront Bistro on your list. Facing the so-called back bay of Fort Myers Beach, this award winning local spot has dock space for boaters and plenty of parking for land lubbers. Bayfront has an expansive terrace with a nice breeze for outdoor dining and every seat in the house has a view of the water. The bar is open and welcoming but the restaurant is best known for its great service and expertly plated food. Bayfront also takes great pride in its extensive wine list; it spans the globe and covers all price ranges.

Waterfront Dining: In the middle of Estero Island, Bayfront Bistro has great views of the mangroves in what locals call the "back bay". Get there at dusk for the best chance of seeing dolphins at play. Or dine on the the breezy, outdoor terrace for romantic views of the moon rising, shimmering on the water. Bayfront sits above a marina so you can arrive by car or boat. Wine lovers will be in heaven at the great selections offered here. The food is consistent and fresh and the service spot on. Bayfront is also the proud winner of coveted awards like "Best Dining on the Beach" and "Best Romantic Dining."

Romantic Dining: In the middle of Estero Island, every seat at Bayfront Bistro has great views of the mangroves in what locals call the "back bay". Get there at dusk for the best chance of seeing dolphins at play. Dine inside or on the the breezy, outdoor terrace for romantic views of the moon rising, shimmering across the usually calm water. Bayfront sits above a marina so you can arrive by car or boat. Wine lovers will be in heaven at the great selections offered here. The food is consistent and fresh with an emphasis on seafood. Bayfront is also the proud winner of many coveted local awards including "Best Romantic Dining."

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Local Expert Gina Birch Says:

Fine Dining, Brunch: "Beat the traffic and come by boat."

Beach Restaurants: "Sunday Brunch is the bomb"

Waterfront Dining: "Check the calendar for the next full moon, reserve a table on the terrace and watch it rise over the bay, beautiful."

Romantic Dining: "There is limited, covered parking underneath the restaurant."

Best for Fine Dining Because: This waterfront restaurant has a well trained staff, management who is passionate about wine and a chef who creates cuisine to match it.

Best for Brunch Because: Brunch at Bayfront is beautiful, from the waterfront setting to the plating of the food to the house made Bloody Mary's.

Best for Beach Restaurants Because: The service, food and wine selection are among the best on Fort Myers. Add the backdrop of the back bay and you have a homerun.

Best for Waterfront Dining Because: Quiet and romantic with a beautiful view of the Estero Bay and its wildlife. Indoor and outdoor seating with an outstanding wine list.

Best for Romantic Dining Because: The waterfront is a playground for dolphins, the wine list is spectacular, the food is high end and it's presentation impressive.

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