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Top Honors: Castaway’s Bar and Grill voted one of the top seven bars in state

August 21, 2013
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin, Fort Myers Beach Observer

Castaway's Bar and Grill, on the south end of Fort Myers Beach, was recently awarded one of the best bars in the country, as "One of the Top Seven Bars in Florida," by Bartender Magazine.

"We're one of the very few bars in Florida with that recognition, and the only one in Southwest Florida," said Steve Grish, co-owner of the establishment, along with his wife, Megan. "I called the editor of the magazine, wanting to know how they picked us out of all the bars in the state. He said someone emailed or contacted them about us, they sent some people down, checked out eight or 10 other bars on the beach, and ours was picked."

Steve and Megan are extremely excited about this new recognition, and believe their hospitable staff, quality service and great specials are what topped off those who made the decision.

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Megan and Steve Grish, owners of Castaway’s Bar and Grill, on the south end of the island, are proud to hold up their plaque, awarded by Bartender Magazine as “One of the Top Seven Bars in Florida.” Photo courtesy MEGAN GRISH

"Megan and I are ecstatic; really impressed. It's really cool, and we're honored for our bar to be awarded with that title," he said.

About Castaway's Bar and Grill

Summer specials at?Castaway's Bar and Grill, 7205 Estero Blvd., include half-price pizza Wednesday nights, "Our pizza is the best on the beach," Steve said, "And after 10 p.m., we offer a $5 menu until close; live music is offered throughout the week, happy hour is every day until 7 p.m., and our chef, Dennis, offers daily food specials."

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Summer hours to Castaway's are 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. every day. For further information on the establishment, call 463-4644.



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