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Best things to do in Fort Myers Beach

Seafood Restaurant
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“Ceviche, shrimp tacos, oysters and all seafood here is delish. Great warf side deck that overlooks the water.”
40 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“ Locally known as S.O.B., it's a long-standing and popular place for casual dining and cocktails on Fort Myers Beach.”
21 locals recommend
Bakery
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“This cottage restaurant, which appears to have been transported from a Caribbean island, is justifiably famous. As such, it’s always busy—expect to wait in line to try the biscuits. Are they worth the wait? Yes—especially given what’s served alongside them, options that range from your typical eggs, bacon, smoked sausage or honey ham to a salmon steak, ahi tuna, fried chicken, or a country fried steak. The Heavenly Biscuit is open for breakfast/brunch and lunch but only takes cash. Fortunately, there’s an ATM in the restaurant if you get carried away.”
29 locals recommend
History Museum
“Built on a Calusa Indian shell mound, The Mound House offers an educational experience of our island.”
9 locals recommend
Bar
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“Casual, fun restaurant that boasts a large selection of fresh seafood, over-stuffed sandwiches and more. Great happy hour at the top bar and a nice view of the water. ”
18 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Great Dolphin Tours & fishing guides for either back bay or deep sea fishing.”
1 local recommends
Restaurant
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“My favorite place. Free FiWi and strong coffee! A great place for breakfast, nice outside area to have a meal.”
4 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“My favorite great view right on the beach, good night life band starts at 9 every night, they have a formal restaurant named Gulf Shore Grill and a beach bar and a trendy new restaurant named Shuckers and of course the time less well know Cottage bar. All at one location parking on site.”
23 locals recommend
Bar
“Our favorite island bar. Kick back and relax! Cold beer and sunsets served daily. Music every weekend 2-6. Music every day during season. Quiets down after sunset.”
2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great Mexican.... which is hard to find in Florida. $1 Taco Tuesdays are a must!”
2 locals recommend
Bar
1 local recommends
Lodging
“The best and newest coverups and beach accessories, fashion jewelry, gifts and more! Great prices.”
1 local recommends
Bar
“Best Pizza on the island. Great view.... you may even see a dolphin or two on our back bay.”
2 locals recommend
Park
“ Fishing Pier, Beach, sunbathing, people watching. Several bars and restaurants along the beach. ”
14 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fashioned after a classic Florida fish house, this favorite Fort Myers Beach restaurant, which began life in 1937 as a market selling mullet, snapper, clams, and oysters, has a stunning view of Matanzas Harbor. It’s not just waterfront dining—the restaurant patio actually sits out over the water. Grab a spot outside on the extensive dock and sup on the “pink gold,” the nickname that was given to the local fresh shrimp that are as plentiful as sunsets. You can also choose among a selection of freshly caught fish including grouper, mahi-mahi, snapper, and other Gulf fish. With a tin roof and no windows, this open-air restaurant has weathered hurricane winds, tidal surges, and more. The Dixie Fish Co. also offers live music most evenings.”
13 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Sit on the roof as you watch the sunset over dinner. Then walk down to Kilwin's for their Sea Salt and Caramel ice cream for dessert.”
9 locals recommend