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Nervous Nellie's

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$$$
American, Seafood, Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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1131 1st Street, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
+1 239-463-8077
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Nervous Nellie's and Ugly's is Fort Myers Beach's best waterfront...
Nervous Nellie's and Ugly's is Fort Myers Beach's best waterfront restaurant. Featuring fresh seafood, steaks and and the largest selection of sandwiches, Nervous Nellie's is great for large groups or that special occasion. Live entertainment, concerts,and table side magic, add to the fun atmosphere you will find here. Don't forget happy hour all day everyday at Ugly's waterside bar located above the main restaurant.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice but expensive seafood

We had a lovely lunch at Nervous Nellies. We shared the fried calamari and a veggie sandwich, both were perfect! The waitress was very friendly and the view super nice! Only negative point was that the seafood is a bit too expensive in my opinion.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Zurich, Switzerland
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We had a lovely lunch at Nervous Nellies. We shared the fried calamari and a veggie sandwich, both were perfect! The waitress was very friendly and the view super nice! Only negative point was that the seafood is a bit too expensive in my opinion.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

If you have picky eaters, this would be a good place to eat as there is SO much on their menu. Atmosphere was fun, staff was friendly. Our food was descent. Very nice view of the water. Sat near the bar and there was a sign that claimed it was the worst seat in the house and that you would... More 

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North Aurora, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Good food. Friendly people and great view. The menu is quite large with options for everybody. No wait for a table. We got a dockside table with a nice view of the sunset.

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North Branford, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Huge menu, but inconsistent, wait staff not very caring. Being right on the water the atmosphere outside is nice.

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Leesburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We went there first day on honeymoon, and then every day after!!! The nervous nellie cocktail was the best!! Right on the water, we ate outside everyday!!! It was beautiful and relaxing. The oysters were huge !!! So delicious , crablegs , bread, everything we had. We've told everybody we know about it....my question is can we get a bogo... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We went here with a large party and they were very accommodating. The menu is very large with a lot to choose from and the portions are huge! they also have outside seating by the water. Very nice!

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North Smithfield, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

I could have gone and had dinner here every night, great menu selectin, great service with great prices view is spectacular

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Waterville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

The view was phenomenal and the food was good. I wasn't so happy that my 1/2 dozen oysters were barely oysters. We shared a meal and it was $52.00. But if you have the extra money it's good.

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Michigan City, Indiana
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

great ribs and the wife had a super pulled pork sandwich. nice view of the bay. a few manatees hanging around. hostess/waitress very polite...and by the way; FREE PARKING.

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Dayton, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Casual, fun environment. Large variety of menu items, including great seafood choices. We sat outside, overlooking the bay/marina. Very relaxing.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1131 1st Street, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 239-463-8077

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Sandwiches, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Doing business, Families with children

Description

Nervous Nellie's and Ugly's is Fort Myers Beach's best waterfront restaurant. Featuring fresh seafood, steaks and and the largest selection of sandwiches, Nervous Nellie's is great for large groups or that special occasion. Live entertainment, concerts,and table side magic, add to the fun atmosphere you will find here. Don't forget happy hour all day everyday at Ugly's waterside bar located above the main restaurant.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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