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Matanzas on the Bay to offer dining specials, live music Easter Sunday

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On the menu: Crab-crusted hogfish with lobster cream sauce

Matanzas on the Bay on Fort Myers Beach will offer an Easter Sunday dining feature on April 4 accompanied by live music and scenic waterfront views.

On the menu for Easter Sunday at Matanzas on the Bay is the crab-crusted hogfish, topped with a lobster cream sauce, and served with a choice of side for $29. The feature will be available from 4 to 9 p.m., while supplies last. The full menu is also available.

Live music can be enjoyed throughout the day. Free car parking and boat dockage are also available for guests traveling by land or sea.

Matanzas on the Bay features St. Patrick’s Day dining and drink specials, live music

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On the menu: Dave’s Dockside Famous Corned Beef and Cabbage

Matanzas on the Bay on Fort Myers Beach is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with festive dining and drink specials on Wednesday, March 17, accompanied by scenic waterfront views and live entertainment in the evening.

Starting at 11 a.m. on St. Patrick’s Day, Matanzas on the Bay will feature Chef Dave’s Famous Corned Beef and Cabbage with carrots, creamer potatoes and dinner roll, available while supplies last. In place of its traditional buffet-style service, the St. Patrick’s Day special is served plated for $17. The full menu is also available. Drink specials include $5 pints of Guinness, $7 Bushmills and Jameson, also available all day long, with regular Happy Hour from 3 to 6 p.m.

With a scenic view overlooking the waters of Matanzas Pass, the evening will be enlivened with live music from 5 to 9 p.m. Free car parking and boat dockage is also available for guests traveling by land or sea.

Matanzas on the Bay to offer Valentine’s Day dinner feature, live music Feb. 14

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Matanzas on the Bay is celebrating Valentine’s Day with a dinner feature and live music at its intimate waterfront setting on Fort Myers Beach.

On Feb. 14, sweethearts can enjoy the baked salmon, a tender and flaky fillet topped with a creamy jumbo lump crab imperial and served with a choice of side for $28. The Valentine’s Day dinner feature will be served from 4 to 9 p.m. with Happy Hour from 3 to 6 p.m. Seating is available on a walk-in basis, and Matanzas on the Bay’s wine list and full menu are also offered.

Live music will be performed throughout the evening with Sailor Larry taking the stage from 5 to 9 p.m.

A romantic destination for any Valentine’s Day date, Matanzas on the Bay is nestled along the back bay of Fort Myers Beach with seating available indoors and along the outside deck. Free car parking and boat dockage are also available for guests.

Matanzas on the Bay to offer New Year’s Eve dinner specials, live music Dec. 31

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Matanzas on the Bay is ringing in the New Year on Fort Myers Beach by offering New Year’s Eve dining specials and live performances for guests to enjoy on Thursday, Dec. 31.

Matanzas on the Bay will offer two featured dinner specials for New Year’s Eve, including the crab-crusted butterfly hogfish, served with a lemon-cream sauce and choice of one side for $26, as well as the Chairman’s Reserve black angus prime rib, a 14-ounce cut of high-quality beef served with choice of one side for $29.

New Year’s Eve dinner specials are served from 4 to 10 p.m. with Happy Hour from 3 to 6 p.m. Seating is available on a walk-in basis, and Matanzas on the Bay’s wine list and full menu are also offered. Free car parking and boat dockage are also available for guests.

Matanzas on the Bay will also feature a special New Year’s Eve performance from Mary Winner from 5 to 9 p.m.

Matanzas on the Bay celebrates 35 years

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Matanzas on the Bay, best known for fresh seafood and waterfront views, is celebrating 35 years on Fort Myers Beach.

Established by owners with a passion for beach history, Matanzas on the Bay maintains the essence of Old Florida. The restaurant and our adjacent 28-room inn today feature a contemporary, coastal-casual setting that pays tribute to Fort Myers Beach. You can see countless pictures on display dating back to our location’s earlier days as a seafood processor and marina.

Over the years, the restaurant has undergone several expansions to the kitchen, dining areas and upper deck. We also created a patio for special events and expanded the main dock that provides deep sea access. A recently completed renovation in honor of our 35th anniversary also introduced refreshed décor, new flooring and a revitalized outdoor deck overlooking the waters of Matanzas Pass.

A commitment to quality and community has been our “recipe” for longevity. That’s why our menu features locally sourced products from Blue Star Seafood Company, Pair-A-Dice Produce and Fort Myers Brewing Company. These fresh, local ingredients give guests a true taste of Southwest Florida.

In addition, we give back to our community, advocating for local initiatives supporting the military, children, health and the environment. Matanzas on the Bay has provided many free dinners and hotel rooms to soldiers. We have also hosted fundraisers for Operation Open Arms, Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife, among others, to help make a difference locally.

What started as a small restaurant operation 35 years ago is now a beach destination with more than 75 staff, and several team members whose time with Matanzas dates back to our early days in the 1980s.

We are honored to celebrate 35 years, and look forward to serving you for many years to come!

Matanzas on the Bay on Fort Myers Beach reopens indoor, outdoor dining options

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Matanzas on the Bay on Fort Myers Beach has reopened its indoor and outdoor dining options with adjusted daily hours from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. starting Monday, May 4.

Serving Fort Myers Beach for 35 years, Matanzas on the Bay is known for its waterfront views and as a popular destination for those visiting by boat or by land. Serving lunch and dinner daily, Matanzas on the Bay’s latest menus are available here and will be updated as new offerings are made available. Daily happy hour specials can be enjoyed from 3 to 6 p.m.

For a limited time, Matanzas on the Bay is offering its full menu of Dave’s Dockside pizzas at 25% off on Mondays, available for those dining in or taking hot pies to go. Additionally, the restaurant’s frozen Take & Re-Bake pizzas are 25% off every day of the week, available in Cheese, Pepperoni, Dave’s Docksider, Deluxe, Super White and Meat Lovers.

Matanzas on the Bay continues to offer a great selection of its popular dishes to go as well as a take-out drink menu that includes Piña Coladas, Strawberry Daiquiris, Key Lime Coladas, Bloody Marys, cocktails, beer and wine. Orders can be placed in person or call ahead at 239-463-3838 and boat dockage and plenty of parking is available for those traveling by boat or car.

Matanzas on the Bay is located at 416 Crescent St. on Fort Myers Beach. Guests can choose to dine indoors or on the outdoor deck. Indoor dining options will be offered at 25% capacity and outdoor dining at 50% capacity, with six-foot social distancing and extra sanitizing precautions in place to ensure guests remain safe and at a distance while dining.

For more information, call 239-463-3838.

Matanzas Employee Relief Fund

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During this season of uncertainty, many of our guests, friends and neighbors have asked what they can do to support the Matanzas employees that they hold dear.

To help our team through this unprecedented time, Matanzas on the Bay has established a Matanzas Employee Relief Fund. The Speirn-Smith family will match every contribution dollar-for-dollar up to $10,000, which could have a profound impact on the lives of these outstanding people.

Your continued support during this difficult time means more to us than you will ever know. We will get through this together and we look forward to welcoming you back to our restaurant and inn when it is safe to gather again.

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Take it To-Go!

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We’re Still Open For To-Go Orders Only

As our community faces the current COVID-19, and in line with the Governor’s recommendations, our dine-in options are temporarily unavailable. However, we’re still ready to serve you with our take-out options. We’ve temporarily adjusted our hours from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m, daily. We have plenty of parking for you to pull in, place an order and take it to go, plus our dock can accommodate orders to-go via boat.

Place your order in-person or call ahead (239) 463-3838. In addition to our menu items, we’re offering frozen pizzas to Take & Re-Bake at home, plus Piña Coladas, Strawberry Daiquiris, Key Lime Coladas, Bloody Marys, cocktails, beer and wine to go.

Until mandated otherwise, we’re grateful to continue serving you for the past 35 years!

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Please consider supporting us during this time by purchasing a gift card to enjoy dining with us at a later date. We appreciate your continued business and loyalty during these challenging times in the community!

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St. Patrick’s Day dining specials, live music March 17 at Matanzas on the Bay

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Matanzas on the Bay on Fort Myers Beach is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with festive dining and drink specials on Tuesday, March 17, accompanied by scenic waterfront views and live entertainment in the evening.

Starting at 11 a.m. on St. Patrick’s Day, Matanzas on the Bay will offer a buffet-style dining experience, featuring Chef Dave Chetwin’s Famous Corned Beef and Cabbage with carrots, creamer potatoes and dinner rolls for $17 per plate, available while supplies last. Drink specials include $4 pints of Guinness, $6 Bushmills and Jameson, also available all day long, with regular Happy Hour available from 3 to 6 p.m.

Restaurant-goers’ waterfront dining experiences will be enlivened during the evening hours with a performance by Sailor Larry from 5 to 9 p.m.

Valentine’s Day specials, live music on deck at Matanzas on the Bay

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Matanzas on the Bay is celebrating Valentine’s Day with dinner specials and live music at its intimate waterfront setting on Fort Myers Beach.

On Feb. 14, sweethearts can choose from a 1-pound serving of Alaskan king crab legs, steamed to perfection, split and served with a choice of side for $49, or the baked salmon, a tender and flaky fillet topped with a creamy lobster sauce and served with a choice of side for $28. The Valentine’s Day dinner specials are served from 4 to 10 p.m. and each meal is accompanied by the restaurant’s idyllic waterfront views. Matanzas on the Bay’s wine list and full menu are also available.

Live music will be performed throughout the evening with local artist Daniel D taking the stage from 5 to 9 p.m.

A romantic destination for any Valentine’s Day date, Matanzas on the Bay is nestled along the back bay of Fort Myers Beach with seating available indoors and along the outside deck. Walk-ins will be accepted on Valentine’s Day, and free car parking and boat dockage are also available for guests traveling by land or sea.