Romantic Dining in Fort Myers
3 Romantic Restaurants for You and Your Sweetie
Fort Myers Beach is the perfect vacation destination for a romantic Valentine’s Day getaway. There are tons of activities for you and your sweetheart to enjoy, from taking a sunset stroll along the beach to exploring the incredible history and nature in Fort Myers.
While you’re in the area, there are plenty of restaurants in Fort Myers Beach for Valentine’s Day dinner. You’re sure to experience incredible ambiance, fresh seafood, and friendly staff that will make your evening and your vacation truly memorable. Best of all, each of these incredible restaurants are just moments away from our vacation rentals in Fort Myers, Florida.
Bayfront Bistro & Bar
Come experience the unique waterfront dining available at Bayfront Bistro. Located within Snook Bight Yacht Club & Marina, this eatery gives guests an unforgettable view of the water along with the specialty dishes designed by Executive Chef Oscar Garcia.
Garcia’s fusion cuisine takes from global cultures while utilizing local seafood and ingredients. Be sure to pair your meal with one of the wines available on the award-winning wine list.
Start your meal with a decadent appetizer like garlic parmesan truffle fries or ceviche, then move on to dinner entrees like dill salmon, filet mignon, or tropical scallops. Sides like the strawberry spinach salad or tomato parmesan bisque will perfectly complement your meal. Complete the evening with a dessert martini, coffee, or espresso drink.
Bayfront Bistro & Bar is located at 4761 Estero Boulevard.
South Beach Grille
For a slightly more casual atmosphere without sacrificing flavor or quality, visit South Beach Grille. You’ll find a warm art deco atmosphere that is the perfect backdrop for the unique food and drink menus, perfect for every palate. Their slogan says it all: “Culinary excellence. Impeccable service.”
Mouth-watering appetizers include spicy edamame, Asian calamari, or lamb spareribs. Some of their popular seafood main courses include parmesan encrusted tilapia, crispy coconut shrimp, or grilled Mahi Mahi. If you’re not in the mood for seafood, you can still enjoy options like the Danish barbecue baby back ribs or roasted Statler chicken breast. Don’t forget about dessert! Decadent dessert offerings include Florida Key lime tart, peach bread pudding, or an ice cream drink like the Godiva at the Grill or Golden Cadillac.
South Beach Grille is located at 7205 Estero Boulevard.
Flippers on the Bay
For dinner with a view, be sure to visit Flippers on the Bay. Once you visit, it won’t be hard to understand why Flippers has been named the best waterfront restaurant on the island! The incredible ambience is perfect for relaxing with your sweetheart as you watch the water in hopes of spotting a gorgeous dolphin or a majestic pelican!
Executive Chef Juan Cruz has been building his culinary career for over 20 years and is proud to serve the guests of Fort Myers Beach. His specialties include appetizers like the Cruz quesadilla or gourmet lobster mac, as well as incredible entre options like the Asian-inspired Atlantic salmon, Brighton filet, or diver sea scallops. For something lighter, they have an extensive menu of soups, sandwiches, and salads. And of course, you can choose one of their specialty drinks, wines, or Brews on tap to complement your meal.
Flippers on the Bay is located at Lovers Key Resort, 8771 Estero Boulevard.
Of all the things to do in Fort Myers Beach, dining is one of the most exciting! No matter what you’re in the mood for, you can find it just minutes away. Be sure to stop by these three romantic restaurants for the perfect Valentine’s Day dinner with your sweetheart. Once you’re done with dinner, return to one of our Fort Myers beachfront vacation rentals to spend a relaxing evening together.