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“What a great Find!”

Flippers on the Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$32
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Estero Blvd.
Transit: Fort Myers beach trolley stop located one hundred yards to the west of the restuarant.
Description: Flippers on the Bay is an outdoor dining venue located on the dolphin filled waterfront vistas of Estero Bay. Enjoy the dynamic creations of Chef Juan Cruz while experiencing picturesque sunsets.
Crofton, Maryland
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“What a great Find!”
Reviewed 19 December 2013

My in-laws brought my wife and I from Naples on an afternoon trip along the Gulf to their special lunch spot, Flippers on the Bay! I guess 750 restaurants in Naples were not enough to choose from. Well the ride was great!

We pulled off the road into a collection of condo. The area was labeled Lover’s Key. How did they find this place? We drove to the restaurant which was right on the water. It had the most beautiful view. We were met by a very personable server by the name of Michele. The restaurant was packed at Lunchtime, but no wait.

Michele was our server. She spoiled us with her great service and nice personality. She recommended the Fish Tacos and the Asian salad. We ordered 3 Lovers Key Wraps and I ordered the Black and Bleu Chicken and Shrimp Salad. The wraps were reported as excellent. I can tell you the french fries they came with were fantastic. The salad was simply terrific. A great combination of greens, blue cheese, Grilled Shrimp and Chicken among other things. Very, Very Good.

Great food, wonderful service, unbelievable view! It was worth the drive. Next time I want to return to the adjoining hotel and lots of meals at Flippers!

  • Visited December 2013
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great Find!”
Reviewed 17 December 2013

We found Flipper's on Urbanspoon, and after seeing the menu, decided to give it a try. Great service, drinks, and food! It was pretty windy the day we went, and once we got to Flipper's, the wind didn't bother us one bit. It is tucked into a quiet cove, with great views.

Visited December 2013
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Level 5 Contributor
63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Flippers on the Bay”
Reviewed 15 December 2013 via mobile

First off...the bucketful o' Rumeunners poolside are hard to beat on a summer day, however, the ability to walk over in our bathing suits and dine while the sun sets is an experience to always remember! Friendly and efficient staff stay on top of every need and the fresh seafood is always excellent! Truly a hidden little gem on Lovers Key!

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Canton, Ohio
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Great food”
Reviewed 14 December 2013

A bit tricky to find...from Ft. Myers Beach go south on Estero Blvd. Turn left just after you cross the draw bridge into Lovers Key Resort. Follow the windy road. It's worth the trip. We were there in December sitting on the covered deck watching the water and boats while we ate. For us northerners that's a treat. And the food was great. I had the chicken wrap with seasoned fries. Yum

  • Visited December 2013
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Berlin NH
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Always the best”
Reviewed 13 December 2013

Breakfast, or Dinner it was a great menu with a great atmosphere. Sunday thru Thursday was any pasta on the menu for $14.99 and portions were very generous. Food was fresh and quality outstanding. From server to presentation always superb.

Visited November 2013
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