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Matanzas on the Bay launches summer prix fixe menu

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Summer offerings include four-course dinner, wine for two

Matanzas on the Bay on Fort Myers Beach has introduced its summer prix fixe menu, featuring a four-course dinner for two with a bottle of wine, available now through the end of October.

Summer dining specials at Matanzas on the Bay are available from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Sundays through Thursdays. Guests will have their choice among a tantalizing selection of Matanzas on the Bay’s popular appetizers, mouthwatering entrées and decadent desserts, offered for $60 per couple.

The summer prix fixe menu includes:

  • Choice of appetizer to share
    • Bay bread – lump crab, artichoke, onion, tomato; bleu, mozzarella and cheddar cheeses
    • Rum-dipped coconut shrimp – rum- and coconut-dipped shrimp, served with a red pepper cherry sauce
    • Calamari – flash fried with banana peppers and served with marinara sauce
    • Shrimp- and crab-stuffed mushrooms – shrimp, crab, onion and celery, baked with cheddar


  • Salad
    • Small house salad – mixed greens, tomato, onion, cheddar, mushroom, cucumber, craisins and choice of dressing


  • Choice of entrée
    • Shrimp- and basil-crusted snapper – savory compound butter charbroiled atop a fresh snapper fillet
    • Crab cakes – lump crab, Old Bay and herbs topped with a zesty remoulade
    • Caloosa chicken – char-grilled chicken with spinach, mushrooms, tomato and garlic white wine butter
    • Baby back ribs – slow-roasted baby backs flavored with sweet and spicy BBQ
    • Stuffed flounder – hand-rolled flounder fillets with seafood stuffing and garlic cream
    • Stuffed shrimp – local Gulf shrimp with seafood stuffing, baked au gratin with provolone
    • Choice of side: baked potato, sliced local tomatoes, potato salad, garlic smashed potatoes or seasonal vegetables


  • Bottle of wine
    • Choose a bottle of Vista Point chardonnay or cabernet to enjoy with your meal, or opt to take $10 off any bottle from the wine list


  • Choice of dessert
    • Homemade key lime pie – tart, tangy and made from scratch with an Oreo crust
    • Ultimate chocolate cake – three layers of chocolate decadence, chocolate mousse and chocolate cake, iced with chocolate ganache
    • Salted caramel cheesecake – graham cracker crust with a unique sweet and salty twist on a traditional treat


Matanzas on the Bay offers live musical performances daily. Guests can choose to dine indoors or on the outdoor deck, accompanied by a waterfront view. Free car parking and boat dockage is available for guests traveling by land or sea.