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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: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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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Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Takeout
Delivery
Late Night
Dessert

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    Very good
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  • 89
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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
Most recent review
awesome

My husband and I vacation on fort myers beach and stopped for lunch at Nervous Nellies. They have the best lobster roll sandwich. the staff is excellent and the view and atmosphere is absolutely amazing. We will be going there every time we vacation in Fort Myers.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
Deb B
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La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

My husband and I vacation on fort myers beach and stopped for lunch at Nervous Nellies. They have the best lobster roll sandwich. the staff is excellent and the view and atmosphere is absolutely amazing. We will be going there every time we vacation in Fort Myers.

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haslett michigan
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89 reviews 89 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

we came here following recommendations and were not disappointed. We were seated promptly, had fine service. Food is typical Ft Myers Beach..lot of seafood, most of it fried...but very good

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Went for dinner. Was a 45 minute wait for the dining room so went upstairs to bar (Ugly's) and got a table outside. The menu is the same both up and down. Our server came and explained the kitchen was backed up and that what was taking so long. We really didn't mind as we could have our drink and... More 

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Tottenham, Ontario, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We arrived by boat and docked right at the dining area. The staff was so friendly and service was very good. The drinks were perfect; some of us had the supersized margaritas and they were good to the last drop. The portions are large, but hey, we were on holidays so there were no complaints. I had the Cuban Sandwich... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Friday evening wait was only 15 minutes at 7 p.m. We were seated on the heated porch which was lovely. Fish and chips were great, wonderful coleslaw, just the right amount of dressing. The waitress was very good and helpful with information about area attractions. Great meal out to kick off our Florida vacation!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

This place was recomended by many people, so we made our way down for dinner after Shopping along Fort Myers Beach. What a great place with good food and good size portions. We had a perfect spot on outside deck. Was a great view and was nice wathcing boats pass by. The menu is huge with almost too many options.... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Nervous Nellie's never disappoints I love the outside seating the inside is very nice as well and they have all day happy hour upstairs. the menu has something for everyone from seafood to sandwiches! I love the ultimate steamer pot it's my fav. And the cucumber lemonade cocktail is dangerous they taste so good you forget your drinking alcohol and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Can't beat the location / atmosphere, on the water and under the bridge and they usually have decent entertainment.. The newspaper menu is too big (confusing).. The sandwiches are rediculously humongous; Split" the big one" (club sandwich) and still take 1/2 home. The Fried Scallop Basket sucked for awhile but is awesome once again / better than ever and I'm... More 

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Marne, Michigan
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Thoroughly enjoyed all aspects of our visit to this restaurant! Staff was upbeat, pleasant and efficient. Look forward to returning. Great location, especially in warm weather for outside dining. Highly recommended.

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Gahanna, OH
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Went here on a windy cool day and had a ice view of the bridge. Great peel and eat shrimp and good burgers on homemade buns. Menu was full of great choices.

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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 0 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Sandwiches

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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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