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“Fun place on the beach” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Cottage Bar

The Cottage Bar
Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL
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Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Indy
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84 reviews 84 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
“Fun place on the beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Went here for happy hour during the day and to catch sunset. Good drinks and company. Went back for live music upstairs. Good drinks and company.

Visited January 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Normal, Illinois
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“Where the seasonal locals go”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Great Beach Bar, outdoor seating as well as covered bar area seating, friendly staff, great prices as well as very cold drinks. Fun Place.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Naples, Florida, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Friendly Staff”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

We had gone here twice in the last two visits to FMB. Both times the staff was super friendly and nice. Last night Glen was the door guy and was very helpful on directing us were to sit etc.. as the place was very busy. Martha was our waitress she was sweet and nice to us. She took the time to make sure we were happy, having a fun time and going out of her way to make us feel welcome..She was helpful with the menu and very attentive. We had apps both times and liked it both times. The atmosphere is fun with music, dancing and friendly people.. We ended up going to the cottage because we left our usual spot across the street as the bartender there was highly inappropriate and rude... The cottage staff was not .. Actually quite the opposite!

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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London
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57 reviews 57 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
“Always great food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

This is a lovely laid back beach bar that also does excellent beach food. This isn't gourmet dining it is good honest beach food and long list of cocktails that come in pint and half pint and craft beers. The food menu is long and varied and for a family of 7 of which there were 3 picky eaters, it was a huge success. it has plenty of seafood options, children's options and southern cooking etc. and all of it was done perfectly and clean plates all around. My parent live here and we have been coming to Ft meyers beach for year andn I have never had a bad meal here. hey are consistantly good. the wait staff are always friendly and first rate even on new years eve when it was packed they still made room for 7 even though were hadn't booked and they were really helpful suggesting dishes to the kids ( and keeping my margarita topped up). It's a great casual atmosphere. you can coem righ off the beach shoes or no shoes and they have tables on the beach too and live music some nights.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Levittown, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Terrible service”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014 via mobile

Very disappointed on my last day at the beach with a very weirdly, rude waiter (male with the small beard). Also, The beach bread was soggy. I returned it, when it came back, it was a little more Brown but not crispy, and still soggy.
This was a wed. At 5pm.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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