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2200 Main Street, Fort Myers Beach, FL
+1 239-463-3043
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Big Game Waterfront Grill is the area's largest sports bar with an amazing...
Big Game Waterfront Grill is the area's largest sports bar with an amazing waterfront view overlooking the harbor and a thriving wildlife aquatic preserve at Salty Sam's Marina. The Big Game features dozens of flat screen TV's with the NFL Sunday Ticket, Big 10 Network, ESPN Game Plan, all your favorite sports from NASCAR & FIFA to baseball, and of course Free WiFi. On the menu is a sporty mix of culinary favorites including hand tossed pizzas, fresh seafood, big juicy burgers and crispy french fries. Come by land or water and catch all the action at Big Game!
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    Very good
  • 22
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  • 9
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
good evening at the restrauant

we went to the restrauant had great shrimp grouper and short ribs will e back soon good happy hour friendly aand efficent staff only bad thing music could have been louder during happy hours

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2014
Jerome S
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Cape Coral
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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

They don't carry the beers I like anymore like Stella Artois and Red Stripe. The beer is not cold enough and I have heard too many complaints about the food quality. BBQ? Go back to being the "Big Game" and bring your old customers back if they notice.

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Fort Myers Beach
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

We have lived here for 9 years (originally from Kansas City) and have had difficulty finding good BBQ. We were happy to see Bootleggers (formerly Big Game) advertising smoked BBQ. I chose the sliced brisket and while it had good flavor, it was not trimmed and had so much fat and gristle I couldn't chew half of it. My husband... More 

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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69 reviews 69 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

First night back in Fort Myers area and everyone agreed this was the perfect place to go. Oh so wrong!!! Now some BBQ place. Same owner as Parrot Key still, but it won't be open long. Two other tables there were very unhappy as well. Based on Ed D review about breast cancer employee dismissed by owner, not going back... More 

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida, United States
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Maybe it's just a local thing but since the food has gone down hill and all the good employees are now at the Lani Kai nobody goes there anymore! Anyway, the place is going to be a BBQ joint someday. They'll get some snowbirds who used to go when it was good but sooner or later they'll hear the rumors... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Very disappointed with the latest experience. They've changed the menu so many of our routine selections aren't available anymore. They've raised the prices, too. The entrees say they come with 2 sides, BUT when we wanted to order we were told that except for a couple of the sides on the menu there would be a $2 "UP CHARGE" on... More 

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ftmyersbeach,fl
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The last few times we've been at the Big Game Grill, we've been disappointed with the pared down menu and elevated prices. The waterfront view is great and it's nice overlooking the marina. We found out this week that the restaurant is changing its name and theme. It will be called Bootleggers and have a country vibe to it. There... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I apologize now since I usually don't offer negative reviews. The place was not open at noon. An odor hits you when you walk in and everything was sticky. Hostess was nice and a great view. Maybe try another time but bad first impression for cleanliness.

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Maitland, Florida, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We went for lunch and I was surprised by how limited the menu was. I know the dinner menu is much larger, so consider that. We ate outside with a nice water view. The food was average, the service was good. I'd give it a shot again for dinner maybe, but probably not lunch. Might be a cooler place if... More 

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Cape Coral
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

we went to the restrauant had great shrimp grouper and short ribs will e back soon good happy hour friendly aand efficent staff only bad thing music could have been louder during happy hours

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Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Guess I already said it. New chef, new menu, better taste. Love the atmosphere, view, music, sports watching and sometimes the staff.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2200 Main Street, Fort Myers Beach, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 239-463-3043

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Pizza, Seafood

Description

Big Game Waterfront Grill is the area's largest sports bar with an amazing waterfront view overlooking the harbor and a thriving wildlife aquatic preserve at Salty Sam's Marina. The Big Game features dozens of flat screen TV's with the NFL Sunday Ticket, Big 10 Network, ESPN Game Plan, all your favorite sports from NASCAR & FIFA to baseball, and of course Free WiFi. On the menu is a sporty mix of culinary favorites including hand tossed pizzas, fresh seafood, big juicy burgers and crispy french fries. Come by land or water and catch all the action at Big Game!
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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