Matanzas on the Bay, Ft. Myers Beach

On our second day of our boat rental in Cape Coral we decided to visit a waterfront restaurant. We chose Matanzas on the Bay because it had been recommended to us and the docking looked very simple.

On the way there we saw a pirate ship.

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And also an abandoned sailing boat on it’s side.

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We arrived at the restaurant early, so there was still plenty of room at the dock. You can also go there by car, so no fear if you don’t have a boat.

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Such a cute idea to put Christmas decorations on palm trees.

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More boats coming along!

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The best thing about these kinds of restaurants is being able to dine outside.

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It was really nice sitting on the terrace and gazing at the boats going by.

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I had the Spinach and Strawberry Salad with goat cheese, red onion and walnuts. There was poppy seed vinaigrette dressing on the side. This combination was so good, I really have to make it at home. The only problem with this salad was that it was too small.

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My husband had Petey’s Fish Sandwich with blackened fish, lettuce, red onions and tomatoes. It’s a pity I don’t have a photo of it, as apparently it was delicious.

You will have to make do with a photo of my Key Lime cocktail. This was super refreshing and one of the best cocktails I had in Florida.

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Have you been to Matanzas? Or do you have other waterfront restaurant recommendations in Ft. Myers or Cape Coral?

xx

9 thoughts on “Matanzas on the Bay, Ft. Myers Beach

  1. aww now i need to go back 🙂 everything looks so deelish:) some of these shots look like the lighthouse (inn/ motel) they have a an awesome happy hour, the best well kept secret:)) not!!! Ft.Meyers Beach is the best isnt it:)

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