Have a Romantic Dinner this Valentine’s Day at One of these Fort Myers Beach Restaurants

Planning on staying at one of our Fort Myers Beach rentals this Valentine’s Day? Fort Myers Beach restaurants offer an amazing, unforgettable atmosphere with impeccable service and some of the best food in the area.

Here are the restaurants that we recommend to anyone staying in one of our Fort Myers Beach house rentals or Fort Myers Beach condos.

candles on a nice table

Bayfront Bistro

Bayfront Bistro & Bar is located on 4761 Estero Blvd and is a mid-island restaurant. The restaurant is right in the middle of the island, so you’re always close to entertainment, rentals and other fun activities. The restaurant is open daily from 11:30 am to 9 pm.

Weekend brunch is from 11 am to 2:30 pm, and happy hour is daily from 3 pm to 6 pm.

Sit down at one of the tables and overlook the water while you eat. The food and wine selection are one of the best on the beach. Service is also top-notch. Hundreds of reviews can’t be wrong: Bayfront Bistro is one of the best places to eat in town.

bayfront bistro seafood dish in Fort Myers Beach

What types of food do they serve?

Right from the appetizers to the entrees, you’ll notice that this isn’t your typical restaurant. Garlic parmesan truffle fries are a fan-favorite, but you’ll also find avocado deviled eggs, shrimp cocktails, mussels, soups and salads to enjoy.

Entrees consist of a variety of seafood, including salmon, paella, and tropical scallops, but there’s also chicken marsala, filet mignon, and steak.

Dessert is available (it’s a must-try), and the wine menu is extensive.

If you want to enjoy views of the water and eat at one of the most romantic restaurants in town, Bayfront Bistro is a great option.

Coste Island Cuisine

Coste Island Cuisine is located at 2000 Estero Blvd and is close to the fishing pier. Opening hours are from 7:30 am to 11 am. Dinner is served from 5 pm to 9 pm, and the bar and lounge are open from 4 pm to 11 pm.

Offering a laid-back vibe, the restaurant offers front row seats to spectacular sunsets and sits right on the beachfront. Perfect for a romantic night out, Coste Island offers eclectic cuisine with signature dishes and an impressive list of drinks.

meal from coste island cuisine

Seafood is the main cuisine served, and you’ll find Maine lobster, crab, shrimp, calamari, salmon, scallops and other seafood options on the menu. An array of salads are available along with pesto primavera, New York strip steak, burgers and other non-seafood ideas.

Make sure to reserve a table on Valentine’s Day if you plan on eating at Coste when staying at one of our vacation rentals in Fort Myers Beach, FL.

South Beach Grille

South Beach Grille is located at 7205 Estero Blvd and is open seven days a week from 4:30 pm to 10 pm. The restaurant has a fun, friendly atmosphere, and fresh food is served daily. The wait staff is very friendly, and the atmosphere is romantic – perfect for Valentine’s Day.

And the Grille has some of the best gourmet coffee and drinks in town. 

The menu is heavy on seafood, but you’ll also find that they serve cooked steaks, chops and have some of the best homemade pasta on the beach. Sushi and cocktails are also offered to provide a delicious assortment of options to pick from when going out to eat.

south beach grille scallops

Make sure to book reservations ahead of time when staying at our Fort Myers Beach condo rentals to ensure that there’s a table waiting for you when you arrive. Valentine’s Day is busy, with many of the local restaurants filling up quickly, or you’ll find lines outside the door of the best eateries in town.

Soups and bistro salads are available if you want a light meal that is always homemade and filled with flavor. The main courses are just the right size, with options including tilapia, mussels, chicken breast, baby back ribs, steak, coconut shrimp and dozens of other options.

Book ahead to make sure that your holiday is hassle-free and romantic. When you stay at one of our Fort Myers Beach vacation rentals, you’re close to the best restaurants and entertainment in town. Spend your Valentine’s Day in Fort Myers and be just a short walk or drive to one of the delectable restaurants listed above.