Romance is in the air this Valentine’s Day at Matanzas on the Bay on Fort Myers Beach. Sweethearts can enjoy a romantic date night experience on Thursday, Feb. 14 in an intimate waterfront setting with a dinner special, featured cocktail and live music.

In addition to its regular menu options, Matanzas on the Bay will offer its Surf & Turf Trio for $32. The dish features a 4-ounce cold-water lobster tail, 4-ounce sirloin and six gulf shrimp, served with a choice of side. Guests can also sip on a special Valentine’s Day cocktail, a red sangria, for $8. Offerings are available starting at 4 p.m. and while supplies last.

An idyllic destination for any Valentine’s Day date, Matanzas on the Bay is nestled along the back bay of Fort Myers Beach. Guests can choose to dine indoors or on the outdoor deck, accompanied by a waterfront view.

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

Walk-ins will be accepted on Valentine’s Day, and free car parking and boat dockage is also available for guests traveling by land or sea.

About Matanzas on the Bay

Matanzas on the Bay and Petey’s Upper Deck are best known for waterfront views, fresh seafood and old Florida ambience and is located at 416 Crescent St. on Fort Myers Beach on Estero Bay. The restaurant serves lunch and dinner daily, as well as caters to special occasions and private parties. 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 and draft beer from Fort Myers Brewery. Its upstairs sports bar, Petey’s Upper Deck, is popularly known for its Dave’s Dockside Pizza, named the best pizza on Fort Myers Beach. The restaurant is located adjacent to the Matanzas Bayside Inn waterfront accommodations, just steps away from the Fort Myers Beach entertainment district. Free car parking and boat dockage is available. To book your party or for more information, call 239-463-3838 or visit