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Dec 10, 2009 04:06 AM

Fort Myers Bar Association

I have heard some good things about Bar Association in Fort Myers. Any of y'all have the inside info on it?

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  1. I've had drinks at the bar and I know that they closed the restaurant across the little alley a while back. Perhaps it has reopened. It had a great deal of charm and the boys that own it are very nice. They have some fabulous Art Deco lithographs on the walls in the bar area. I have not heard of anyone eating there lately. The food wasn't much the first time around (about 2 years ago for me). Hopefully someone will know.

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    1. re: LilMsFoodie

      i can second lil ms foodie on the bar association. the guys who own it are very nice, and the drinks are good. one asset they have is a great locale, especially with the patio available for seating. it's a bit of old fort myers in spirit....(ie, pre chains and strip malls).

      1. re: alkapal

        Yeah, it has good Yelp reviews but the News Press gave it a so so review, .... all of those were from this summer. I bet the restaurant part closed down shortly thereafter .

        1. re: Rusyoak

          ...the inimitable jean leboeuf?

          does anyone know his/her real identity?

          1. re: alkapal

            I suspect by the varied way JLB writes, that he/she is a tad schizophrenic!

            As often as I will "agree" with some JLB opinions on Restaurant A, I will just as often disagree with JLB's opinions on Rrestaurant B, and wonder what JLB is doing before visiting a restaurant!.

            Whereas with other food writers, I generally consistently agree with nearly all of Writer C's opinions, or disagree with all of a writer' D's opinions.