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About Twisted Vine Bistro

Twisted Vine Bistro located in downtown Fort Myers' historic river district, prides itself in an extraordinary dining experience. We offer only the freshest seafood, certified Angus Beef, and other unique innovative entrees. We also feature an extensive boutique wine list, with over thirty wines by the glass, and Twisted Vine Bistro even grows herbs and spices in our courtyard garden!

2214 Bay Street
Fort Myers, FL 33901
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Bistro, American

Hours of Operation:
Saturday & Sunday Live Jazz Brunch:
Served in The Barrel Room 10am until 3pm
Monday-Friday: Lunch 11am-3pm

Monday-Thursday: Dinner 4pm to 10pm
Friday- Dinner 4pm to 11pm
Saturday-Dinner 3pm to 11pm
Sunday Dinner 3pm to 9pm

Cross Street:
Hendry

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(239) 226-1687

Website:
http://twistedvinebistro.com/

Entertainment:
Live Jazz Brunch every Saturday & Sunday in The Barrel Room
Every Friday evening Jim Blackburn performance starting at 6:30pm.
Live Jazz every Thursday in The Barrel Room from 7-10pm No Cover
Live Blues every Friday & Saturday in the Barrel Room -Cover Charge
Latin Jazz first Wednesday of the month 7:30-10:30 in The Barrel Room-No Cover

Catering:
All catering events will feature a customized menu based on clients budget. We can do it all! For inquiries please contact Denise Hollister at 239.226.1687

Parking Details:
There is a valet company right across the street. They charge around $7.
There is also street (free) parking, and a parking garage on Bay Street & Monroe. The garage is $1 per hour $5 max. restrictions apply

Executive Chef:
Zac Perillo

Private Party Facilities:
Twisted Vine Bistro is our vision to gather people, who share the appreciation of specialty foods, good company, and live music.

Private Party Contact:
Denise Hollister: (239) 226-1687

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Art Walk: First Friday of every month.
Music Walk: Third Saturday of every month.
Our Newest Addition:
The Barrel Room at Twisted Vine Bistro
Bourbon and Blues

Twisted Vine Bistro Ratings and Reviews

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4.1

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.1

service

4.2

ambience

3.9

value

3.8

Noise

Moderate

81% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (5)
Bar Seating (4)
Neighborhood Gem (4)
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Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Creative Cuisine (4)
Good for Anniversaries (3)
Casual (3)
Cozy (3)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Good for a Date (3)
Good for Birthdays (3)
Late-night Find (2)
Live Music (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
People Watching (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Worth the Drive (2)
Notable Wine List (1)
Comfort Food (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Good for Groups (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Romantic (1)
Seasonal (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
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 (Naples)·Dined 4 days ago

Dinner before theater (Florida Rep) was perfect. Our waiter asked if we had theater plans and assured us that we would be out in time for the play. His enthusiasm for the night's special salmon presentation sold my husband and my husband was not disappointed. He raved about the taste and unique preparation. He graded it 5 plus stars. I was in the mood for a good burger and that's what I was served. It was done exactly how I requested, and was unique in that the cheese was brie instead of one of the standard varieties. What a difference that made! We love Twisted Vine and recommend it as a choice when you want fine dining in Fort Myers. For a small space, it has big customer satisfaction.

Tags: Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Bar Seating, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined 7 days ago

Very high quality of food and service. Great downtown location

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (Naples)·Dined on November 10, 2017

We were celebrating our birthdays and had a really nice evening. Adam took great care of us, the food was yummy and the atmosphere was really nice. We would recommend.

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 (Naples)·Dined on November 10, 2017

One of the top restaurants in the Downtown area. Dependable for excellent food and friendly service. The place to dine if you're going to the Florida Repertory Theatre.

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on November 6, 2017

Twisted Vine was to noisy. Bar crowd loud right next to dining tables. Shrimp and Grits to soupy (served with no spoon) and not enough grits. Shrimp were hard. Pasta was good and plentiful. Seafood was good.

Tags: Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New England)·Dined on November 4, 2017

This restaurant was a real disappointment !
Our reservation was at 8pm. Sat right away and ordered. At 9:15 our food was still not served and the place was just about empty. Our waiter was phenomenal but that’s all that was good. When owners/manager was told what was going on their reply was “we don’t care”. There was no offer to comp anything! The food wasn’t that great either. Do yourself a favor.......stay away from the Twisted Vine! You’ll regret it if you eat there!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 2, 2017

This continues to be our favorite restaurant in Ft Myers. Great food, friendly and attentive service, nice atmoshere.

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·Dined on October 29, 2017

shrimp entree and salads were very good. while we were very happy the pasta was made vegetarian,it tasted like some fish was added. pork shank and scallops also very good

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 26, 2017

More than pleased with the service and the staff. The original seating was tight and at a high top for 8 people: we requested a different arrangement and the bar manager jumped thru hoops to get it taken care of. We have been their a couple times; It is among our new go to places:

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Casual, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Toledo)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Was a nice dinner. They are connected to another bar with live music which I really enjoyed but my hard if hearing patents did not.

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 (Naples)·Dined on October 14, 2017

We were initially sitting in the back corner near to a door to the bar next door and the band started sound check which was very noisy but our waiter, Damon, moved us to a quiet table in front and everything was excellent from then on. Excellent food!!

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 (Miami)·Dined on October 7, 2017

For a party of five all five dishes came out separately and three dishes had to be sent back twice as they were cold the first time and over cooked the second time.

Servers has no clue how to handle their orders or deal with s situation and basically raised their hands and did not accomplish anything.

Manager took the three entities of the bill.

I normally give a restaurant a benefit of the doubt but not this time. Sorry you failed!!!

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vip
 (Tampa)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Upscale dining reasonably priced. The food is awesome and the staff are friendly.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Sorry we just weren't happy there with only 5 tables taken when we sat down and we ordered the soup of the day and it was gone at 6 o'clock My husband fish was soggy and he was not happy. We drove from North Port to meet friends from Bonita Bay great visit and still had laughs but would never go back . Not to mention there is no convient parking.

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 (Naples)·Dined on September 25, 2017

Food was expensive but mediocre and not worth the money spent. disppointed

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 (Tampa)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Server told us "kitchen was running behind" when we arrived. But she never came back to take a drink order so we left.

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·Dined on September 3, 2017

We came here to celebrate a birthday, and the food and service was excellent. We didn't know the area well, and this restaurant came recommended by a local, and we were not disappointed.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, People Watching
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·Dined on September 2, 2017

My two friends and I enjoyed a very lovely early evening dinner and the food was superb as well as the service.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Solid food in a nice environment. Service has improved in the last year.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on July 20, 2017

One of my favorite restaurants, never disapponted in food, service or atmosphere.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Casual, Sunday Lunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Live Music, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Bar Seating
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 (Houston)·Dined on July 6, 2017

First time to twisted vine and we will be back. We had the great meals and a presention. Timing out of the kitchen was a little off, two steaks sat under a heat lamp while shrimp and a salad were prepared. After a short reheat everything was perfect. We will be back.
Tim did an excellent job and was very attentive but didn't interrupt or hover.
Well Done!

Tags: Scenic View, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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 (Miami)·Dined on July 3, 2017

I was pleasantly surprised. We intended to go to a different restaurant , but they were closed over the 4th of July. It was on their recommendation that we try the Twisted Vine. They were right!! We had a marvelous time. I will return when in Fort Meyers again.
The appetizers were flavorful and nicely plated.
All entrees were well presented. Pasta was perfectly cooked, short rib meat was falling off the bone,and fish nicely seasoned.

Tags: Special Occasion, Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 1, 2017

Great service and the food is always consistent. Sometimes I bring my own wine and pay the corkage fee because they tend to run out of inventory on several bottles.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on June 18, 2017

Excellent all the way around. .service, food, atmosphere. Enjoyed it!!

Tags: Fun, Quick Bite, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Naples)·Dined on June 16, 2017

Good meal, service and vibe. We will return!

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 (Naples)·Dined on June 16, 2017

This is my go to place for a good meal in downtown Ft. Myers. The food is always excellent. The service is typically very good. At times, it can get a bit crowded.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Tasting Menu
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on May 22, 2017

I took my mother her for her anniversary on a Monday evening, there was four of us. Waitress was very pleasurable and attentive. The table ordered Tuna Poke, Florida snapper and the pork special for the evening. We were all please with our selections and enjoyed the meals. I would return to this restaurant and recommend to my friends.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Key West)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Pleasantly surprised by the Mothers day buffet. Wonderful array of low-carb foods. The smoked mussels were my favorites. Considering the amount of choice and quantity of dishes, an excellent value for the money.

Tags: Tapas, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Healthy, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List
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 (Naples)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Took the family for Mother's Day Brunch, our first visit to the Twisted Vine Bistro. Food, service, and ambiance were all top notch. The restaurant is contemporary in style, quite suitable for a special occasion, and came highly recommended by several of our "foodie" acquaintances. Definitely recommended.

Tags: Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies
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 (Naples)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Excellent brunch for Mother's Day. Will return in the future for dinner.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Great for Brunch, Casual, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Naples)·Dined on May 5, 2017

The food and service were good, but being seated by the door that leads to an adjacent bar area with the door constantly opening/closing/slamming and servers and patrons going in and out was quite annoying. We waited quite a while before finally flagging a server to find out if there was someone who could wait on us. After that , service was very accommodating, efficient and friendly.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Naples)·Dined on April 29, 2017

Always an enjoyable evening--lunch too and just down the street from the theater.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, People Watching, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Late-night Find, Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual, Worth the Drive
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 (Naples)·Dined on April 29, 2017

I don't like how people were hanging around our table being drunk and leaning on our chairs while we were trying to eat

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on April 28, 2017

Beet salad was tasteless. I did not get the dish I ordered for my entree. My mother ordered veggie pasta dish that was bland and oily with two tomatoes only. Mac and cheese that our friend ordered was good. Overall not impressed with food for the prices. Would not return.

Tags: Notable Wine List
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 (Miami)·Dined on April 21, 2017

Waitress was very nice and knowledgeable! I ordered a filet that was undercooked at first, and I honestly think it was just due to the noise level and not being heard right. They fixed it right away and we're very nice about it! I always love coming here and plan to go back asap.

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 (Naples)·Dined on April 20, 2017

This used to be one of my favorite restaurants a couple years ago. Things have changed :( My dish I think had been forgotten as it took a long time to get our meals and the place only had maybe 5 couples and my food and plate were cold. Yuck. Ate 1 out of 4 or 5 scallops and that was it. Very disappointing.

Tags: Bar Seating, Casual
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on April 19, 2017

Had the snapper...prep was good, but no flavor. Desert was a very small portion. Wine was good...priced fairly.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on April 16, 2017

We have been coming here since they opened and we love it. We were there for Easter brunch and was not up to usual quality. We will definitely be back but not for brunch

Tags: Quick Bite, Late-night Find, Casual, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Naples)·Dined on April 15, 2017

Wonderful place to have dinner before a Florida Rep performance. If you have tickets for the theater you receive a complimentary glass of wine. Excellent hamburgers and salads.

Tags: Casual, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on April 14, 2017

Great food! We always have a great time here. Good service, great atmosphere and food is amazing.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups
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