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Matanzas On the Bay - Restaurant and Upper Deck Bar

A staple of the Fort Myers Beach community since its doors opened in 1984, Matanzas on the Bay is best known for its fresh seafood, lively atmosphere and stunning waterfront views.

A popular destination for visitors and locals alike, Matanzas on the Bay serves lunch and dinner daily. Live musical performances can be enjoyed all week long, and happy hour is offered daily at the downstairs bar and at Petey’s...

A staple of the Fort Myers Beach community since its doors opened in 1984, Matanzas on the Bay is best known for its fresh seafood, lively atmosphere and stunning waterfront views.

A popular destination for visitors and locals alike, Matanzas on the Bay serves lunch and dinner daily. Live musical performances can be enjoyed all week long, and happy hour is offered daily at the downstairs bar and at Petey’s Upper Deck, Matanzas on the Bay’s upstairs sports bar. Petey’s Upper Deck is popularly known for its Dave’s Dockside Pizza, named the best pizza on Fort Myers Beach!

Matanzas on the Bay has been a premier restaurant on Fort Myers Beach for more than 30 years, and is proud to offer mouthwatering fresh dishes made with locally sourced ingredients and friendly service. As part of its commitment to use as many locally sourced products as possible, Matanzas on the Bay offers seafood from Blue Star Seafood Company, produce from Pair-A-Dice Produce, rum from the Wicked Dolphin Rum Distillery and craft beer from Fort Myers Brewery.

Matanzas on the Bay caters to private events, providing an intimate waterfront setting for weddings, special dinners, showers, barbecues, holiday parties and more at its outdoor bayside special event area.

Open daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., the restaurant is located at 416 Crescent St. on Fort Myers Beach, adjacent to the Matanzas Bayside Inn waterfront accommodations with deep-water marina access, just steps away from the Fort Myers Beach entertainment district. Free car parking and boat dockage is available for guests traveling by land or sea.

Key Features

Where to Eat

Restaurants

American

Caribbean

Seafood

Gluten Free

Steak

Pizza

Cafes

Bars, Lounges & Clubs

Amenities

Location

Bayfront

Suitable for Ages

All Ages

Availability

Daily, Long Term, Monthly, Weekly

Closest Airport

Regional Southwest

Distance from Public Transportation

at bus stop

Designations

AAA Three Diamond, Superior Small Lodging White Glove Award Recipient

Pet Types Allowed

yes

Pet Weight Limit

none

Pet Deposit/Fee

varies

Activities

Boating

Rentals

Fishing

Number of Floors

two

Number of Units

28

Cuisine Served

American, Caribbean, Gluten Free, Pizza, Seafood, Steak

Meals Served

Dinner, Lunch, Sunday Brunch

Restaurant Features

Full Bar, Group Menu Available, Happy Hour, Live Music, Outdoor Dining, Private Room Capacity, Smoke-Free, Smoking Area, Waterfront Dining

Number of Slips

sixteen

Size of Boat

50 +

Total Meeting Spaces Sq Ft - Actual

800

Meeting Facilities

Catering Managers

Wedding Services

Wedding/Reception Venues

Number of Golf Courses

none

Key Features

Where to Eat

Restaurants

American

Caribbean

Seafood

Gluten Free

Steak

Pizza

Cafes

Bars, Lounges & Clubs

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