Life is Better ... on the Water
Welcome Aboard Bonita Bay
Residents & All Boaters!
Backwater Jacks Hits Local TV!
Bonita Bay Marina is a full service marina located in the beautiful Bonita Bay community on the Imperial River at the south end of Estero Bay. We offer wet slips and dry boat storage, as well as on-site fueling and light mechanical services.
Our waterfront restaurant, Backwater Jacks, is accessible to all Bonita Bay residents and to others who make reservations, by land, as well as to all who arrive by boat. Come enjoy great casual dining, or carry out for those days on the go. The Bonita Bay Marina and Backwater Jacks are owned exclusively by Bonita Bay residents.
Backwater Jacks to Re-Open
Backwater Jacks bar and restaurant at the beautiful Bonita Bay Marina on the Imperial River will re-open for dinner Thursday through Saturday from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm starting September 24 after a two-month closure due to COVID. Full seasonal hours will start on October 20, with dinner served Tuesday through Saturday and lunch on Saturday and Sunday.
Non-residents of Bonita Bay arriving by car must call ahead to reserve a table and be cleared through the front gate. Boaters can pull up to the Marina transient dock any time.
CALL 239-992-3010 FOR RESERVATIONS
Our Jack’s Pack dining rewards program continues throughout the year. Click on the Backwater Jacks page for details and an application.
So, please come in often to taste our delicious drinks, exciting menu featuring fresh, local, sustainable seafood, and nightly dinner specials.
For online reservations:
Take to the Water With Captain Ed's Charter Boats
Widely considered the best charter service in Southwest Florida, Captain Ed’s has been a Bonita Bay tradition since 1992. Offering sunset cruises, dolphin tours, fishing charters and much more, Captain Ed’s is the ideal way to hit the water!