Off the coast of Southwest Florida, you will find Estero Island, offering seven miles of picturesque white sand beaches. This barrier island is home to Fort Myers Beach, where visitors can spend their time exploring the great outdoors, trying fun watersports, and feasting fresh seafood. Sample seafood caught from the Gulf of Mexico at one of the many Fort Myers Beach bars and restaurants in town. Enjoy dishes of Mahi Mahi, snapper, grouper, shrimp, and lobster as you sip on a cocktail and enjoy the sunset. Stay with us at Coastal Vacation Properties and take advantage of our complimentary beach gear, and bike to the best restaurants in town from your vacation rental!

Shucker’s at the Gulfshore

Shucker’s offers some of the best seafood and sunsets on Fort Myers Beach. Their seafood bar features fresh seafood from the Gulf, such as mussels, shrimp, oysters, and crab. They offer a fantastic beach bar that has been serving sailors and land-lovers for over 100 years. At Shucker’s, you can sip on a tropical cocktail with your toes in the sand, Florida-style!

Doc Ford’s Rum Bar

Doc Ford’s has four wonderful locations in Southwest Florida, including one in Fort Myers Beach. This location sits on beautiful Estero Bay and offers some of the best waterfront dinings on the island. They are known for their fresh seafood, daily specials, signature cocktails, and live entertainment. Choose from entrees like grouper, fried shrimp, salmon, snapper, Mahi Mahi, and oyster.

The Yucatan Beach Stand

Stop at the Yucatan Beach Stand for island-inspired dishes, signature cocktails, and nightly entertainment. Choose from their expansive seafood menu serving crab legs, Mahi Mahi, grouper, shrimp, and scallops. Pair your dinner with specialty cocktails such as their signature Yucatan Punch made with coconut rum, orange juice, pineapple juice, and grenadine. Enjoy your drinks and dinner between 6-9 pm to catch the nightly live music!

Smokin Oyster Brewery

This Fort Myers Beach bar offers a casual atmosphere to enjoy food, drinks, and live music on the island. If you are looking for a quick snack, we recommend the famous island garlic bread topped with bleu cheese, scallions, and tomatoes. Visit Smokin Oyster from 6-10 pm to enjoy the sounds of live music during vacation.

The Whale

The Whale is a family-friendly restaurant just steps from the Gulf of Mexico. The menu has something for everyone with finger foods, seafood baskets, tacos, sandwiches, and a kid’s menu. Head up to the Lookout Lounge on the rooftop and enjoy your meal overlooking the Gulf waters at sunset. 

Fort Myers Beach Vacation Rentals

These are just a few Fort Myers Beach bars and restaurants not to be missed during your Florida vacation. Discover all the excellent eateries on the island by planning your getaway with Coastal Vacation Properties. We offer something for everyone, with over 100 luxury homes, multi-family properties, and condos. Browse our complete collection of Fort Myers Beach vacation rentals, and call us at 239-310-7251 if you have any questions!

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