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Nervous Nellie's

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American, Seafood, Sandwiches
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1131 1st Street, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
+1 239-463-8077
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11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
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
Great Upstairs Lounge

Had been to this restaurant before but downstairs, not upstairs. Drinks and food were good. But service by Nate and entertainment, guitar player (folk/country) was excellent. Great evening.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Florida
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Large groups
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Parkersburg, West Virginia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

last nite of our trip, we ate here...all four of us ordered various apps and shared...really good...girls finally got to try gator and they loved it....waitress was wonderful...all I know is she's from ohio...hats off!...

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18 reviews 18 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

NN is our most favorite place to eat at FMB. We like it so much we usually eat there 3-4 times during our weeks stay. They have a very large menu (which kind of scared me at first, most of the time places with this many items rarely has good food but everything I've ever had is excellent). The view... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed this restaurant. They have a great selection of menu items to suit everyone. We ordered the seafood steam pot and our daughter had the chicken salad. We had the keylime pie afterwards which was amazing!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

Went to Nellie's on a recommendation and what a good one it was. Our server "Robin" served the perfect meal and drinks by the water. The mussels and Calamari to die for. We were entertained by a dolphin and a pelican that stood watch. Perfect meal followed by a walk on the beach. By the way, a hand shake and... More 

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Naples, Florida
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

The food made me so sick i thought i was going to die right there on the toilet, at least the beer was warm. Im writing this with 5 stars because they keep erasing there bad reviews. Who says you cant buy everything these days.

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Florida
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21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

Had been to this restaurant before but downstairs, not upstairs. Drinks and food were good. But service by Nate and entertainment, guitar player (folk/country) was excellent. Great evening.

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New England
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

This is a nice place if you're into alcohol. I am not so I will only say that the food was good but I'm not into the high price.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Drove down to Ft. Myers beach with my cousins to eat at Nervous Nellies. Well worth the drive. 2 story restaurant overlooking the gulf. Very nice views of the gulf. Great place to eat, drink, eat and relax. But let's get to the important stuff..... The food. The menu is HUGE. There is something for everyone..... Appetizers, salads, soups, wraps,... More 

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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Had a drink at the bar while we waited for our table. Seated overlooking the inland waterway. Great selection of food, four of us had different meals and each was excellent. Staff could not do enough to make our evening a pleasant experience. I would highly recommend.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Nervous Nellie's is the perfect beachy, Florida restaurant. It's quirky, right on the water, and has a menu bigger than any New Jersey diner I've ever been to. I've been eating there for years. There is outdoor seating on the bulkhead at the water and many times there is live music out there. I love going there at lunchtime because... More 

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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
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Sandwiches

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Large groups

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 - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm

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