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The Beached Whale

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1249 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2708
(239)-463-5505
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The best BBQ and Seafood restaurant on the Fort Myers Beach featuring...
The best BBQ and Seafood restaurant on the Fort Myers Beach featuring outdoor dining and happy hour every day from 3-6, with live music at night, and 26 TV's make it a great place to watch the game!
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Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating

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  • 97
    Average
  • 41
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great happy hour spot

Went there on a cold (low 60's) Wed afternoon. The upstairs (top floor) had a great view, but it was only a quarter full due to the weather. We still couldn't beat the half off apps and $5 pitchers of beer during happy hour (which I believe is 3-6) I'd like to go back when it's nice and hot... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
sebasib
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Detroit, MI
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Detroit, MI
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Went there on a cold (low 60's) Wed afternoon. The upstairs (top floor) had a great view, but it was only a quarter full due to the weather. We still couldn't beat the half off apps and $5 pitchers of beer during happy hour (which I believe is 3-6) I'd like to go back when it's nice and hot. I'm... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Very good food at reasonable prices and a great atmosphere and view from the rooftop restaurant and bar. My favorite is the Beached Whale Fish Sandwich with rice and beans for $9.95 The happy hour buffalo wings are very good. Actually all their food is good. It's packed during season so try to go during off peak meal times. Some... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

The food was great but the waiter I encountered was a disrespectful punk who was asking for more of a tip and drinking alcohol on the job. If they wanted more buisness they would fire the waiter

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thebeachedwhalefmb, Manager at The Beached Whale, responded to this review

We greatly appreciate your feedback, this is not at all what we represent. We have gotten to the bottom of this situation and Terminated this employee. How is unruly behavior slipped through the cracks is completely mortifying. We hope you will give us another opportunity to display the true concern we have for each and every customer. More 

New Jersey
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

My wife and I stopped here for lunch and libation. Roof top restaurant and bar overlooking the main drag of Ft. Myers Beach. Great place to stop after the beach.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

My husband and I come here every year while on vacation it's our go to spot!!! The view is Awesome the food and happy hour awesome and last but most important the service is awesome!! The bartenders are always friendly and right on point unlike a lot of restaurants and bars in the area not sure why but you can't... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Been going to FMB for 5 years and this place is on the list every time we go! We always go upstairs to the look out lounge - great view. Happy hours is great mussels beach bread etc. The staff is always very nice and have to mention the key lime pie!!! To die for. Good times always. See you... More 

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West Boylston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

The fish tacos are so light and fresh, the grouper is so flaky and creamy tasting, and the peel and eat shrimp were fantastic! Very friendly and efficient staff, the bartender knows her stuff! Definitely worth the 20 minute wait! (Super packed)

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Cruz Bay, St. John
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The food was good, the band was awesome and our bartender, Andrea was very cool. We ended up here three times during our week long stay.

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Lemont, Illinois
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Dined here with friends, got here around 4:00 and had dinner. Pulled Pork and Fish Sandwich recommended. Nice views of the street/beach area perfect for viewing the sunset. Bring a jacket, it gets chilly. Service was not overly friendly but timely.

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Wheaton
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Service was very good, food better than average. Sitting outside was enjoyable. The prices were reasonable.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1249 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2708
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
  • Phone Number: (239)-463-5505

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Caribbean, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating

Description

The best BBQ and Seafood restaurant on the Fort Myers Beach featuring outdoor dining and happy hour every day from 3-6, with live music at night, and 26 TV's make it a great place to watch the game!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?