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Pincher's Crab Shack

18100 San Carlos Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
239 415 8973
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Price range: $1 - $29
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Fort Myers, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

Stopped in for lunch and the cheapest meal was $15. Drinks were pricey too. We left as we didn't want to drop $40 for lunch in a mall.

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Houston, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I'll preface this with saying that my wife really liked her dish, and the fact that both my 2 and 4 year had free dishes since there was a kids eat free (with purchase of..) - which was actually an ok value. Those are the only reasons I'm not marking this review as "Poor." But really, my fish dish was... More

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Fairlawn, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We visited Pinchers during our weekend getaway over Labor Day weekend. We walked in and and were seated immediately. The restaurant was busy but ran well. Service was excellent and the manager stopped by to check on us too. Our food was very good. I had blackened tilapia and grilled shrimp. My husband had blue crab. My daughter had snow... More

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Went with 1 year old and it was loud enough that we could have a discussion but she didn't disturb any neighbors. Very cool and relaxed atmosphere, our waiter Eric was awesome. Fish and chips were excellent. One of the best I've had! Very lightly fried versus New England version. Not a must visit, but we definitely will be back.

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Wakefield, RI
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182 reviews 182 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
340 helpful votes 340 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We went during Happy Hour- clams are 70 cents each. Corn chowder was good, coconut fried shrimp average, and they had a special- rock shrimp for $18 which was OK but not nearly the half pound they advertise. I get rock shrimp in Southern FL all the time and it's typically $15/16 for twice the amount. Expansive seating, nice ambiance... More

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Ypsilanti, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Was visiting from Michigan and wanted seafood. We picked the right place! Eric was our waiter and he was awesome! He was very attentive and friendly. 2 for 1 drinks all day everyday! I had the shrimp and it was delicious We had children with us from ages 5 to 15 and they all loved their food. Oysters were divine!... More

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Toronto
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48 reviews 48 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Good food, good location, decent prices. Servers were attentive. Had 2 for 1 drinks for the dads and kids ate free. Kids loved the hush puppies for an appetizer.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Great dinner at pinchers. Shrimp tacos were amazing, broiled shrimp had 20! Shrimp in the dish. Best hush puppies in Ft Myers..would definitely go back!!!

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milford, ct
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The food here is awesome! We had grilled grouper. It was off the wall delish!! The atmosphere here is fun, casual. Great service and friendly staff. We had 11 ppl at our table and every meal was devoured. Grilled grouper Reuben I hear is awesome!!

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We ate here as our first place to eat and it was high priced, food was good just not worth the money.Nice place to eat overall.

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