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28580 Bonita Crossings Blvd, Bonita Springs, FL 34135-3200
+1 239-948-1313
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“stone crab” (21 reviews)
“seafood” (77 reviews)
“shrimp” (54 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
$$ - $$$
28580 Bonita Crossings Blvd, Bonita Springs, FL 34135-3200
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There are several different Pinchers located in the area so this if for the one located in Bonita Springs on S. Tamiami Tr. We decided to sit outdoors as it seemed a bit noisy inside and the overhead fans do keep you cool but unfortunately...More

Thank Traveler3939
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted to go to a casual place with family and this fits the bill. Weather had cooled off so we ate outside. Kids can draw on the paper tablecloth. It you have 3 adult meals, a kids meal is free. Drinks are always 2-1 but...More

2  Thank Karen581
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was good. Staff was friendly. Good variety of seafood dishes. We stopped here while on vacation. Plan to throw this in our normal rotation of restaurants on future vacations. Price is reasonable for seafood. Liked the ability to choose the flavor and style of...More

2  Thank Gina I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pinchers is a southwest Florida chain (12ish locations) however I think the food you get there is better than some of the true local places. My husband and I both ordered the mahi sandwich platter which comes with a large helping of fries and your...More

2  Thank emo7216
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed this restaurant. Good food, good service, and good prices We had ate at the one in key west and enjoyed it so we thought we would try this one and still had the same good service

3  Thank 2Rubicon
Reviewed June 3, 2017

Always good food and staff. Reasonably priced food and drinks which makes it easier to go out with the family. We are glad you are in Bonita Springs now. Will be back each time we visit town.

4  Thank 5252Lisa
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

We came here twice during our stay in Bonita Springs. We enjoyed happy hour. Margaritas were good and my husband enjoyed the SOS beer. We had oysters, wings and boiled shrimp. The hot crab cheese dip was heavenly. Our waitresses, Shawnee and Melissa, made our...More

3  Thank Barbara R
Reviewed May 26, 2017

Just had our 2nd meal this week at Pinchers. We are a party of 6. Every thing ordered was great. Our servers, Melissa and Shawna were fabulous. Well worth the drive from Oklahoma and Texas!!

4  Thank KaCOkla
Reviewed May 26, 2017

While visiting Bonita Springs, six of us ate at Pinchers twice. We loved Happy Hour, drinks,oysters and wings. We also had clams,fried shrimp, and corn and crab chowder. The food was excellent. Shawnie and Melissa were our wait staff and both were excellent. We loved...More

5  Thank Marilyn68
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

We have eaten at Pinchers about 10 times in the last 45 days. Last time the food was just mediocre. I had shrimp with pasta. The pasta was over- cooked and tasted like it was sitting in a pot somewhere in the kitchen and the...More

2  Thank TPD2
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November 5, 2016|
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Response from Saintgonzo | Reviewed this property |
According to one of the managers he believes they will be closed
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November 11, 2015|
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November 11, 2015|
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Response from Bonita_Bch | Reviewed this property |
Pincher's does not take reservations, but they do "call ahead" seating. So you can call and have your name put on the waiting list before you leave the house.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28580 Bonita Crossings Blvd, Bonita Springs, FL 34135-3200
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Bonita Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 239-948-1313
  • E-mail
You Can't Fake Fresh® - that's not just our tagline, it is the core value of the family owned and operated Pinchers Crab Shacks.Fresh is everything to a seafood restaurant, especially ours, and we try our best to deliver fresh seafood to your table each and every visit. Local fishermen and crabbers leave our shores daily and guide their boats out into the Gulf of Mexico to fish on behalf of Pinchers. They return each night with the best that the Gulf has to offer. They bring this precious catch to us and are one of the primary reasons for our success.In 2007, we purchased the Island Crab Company on Pine Island to serve as a fresh seafood facility for our restaurants. By having our own local facility, we can deliver fresh fish and shellfish to the table faster and fresher – whether its Grouper, Blue Crab, Stone Crab or some of the wonderful fish that you'll see highlighted as specials of the day.Local Fisherman fish Local Waters for a Local Restaurant. You can't get a more Southwest Florida experience than that, and that's what we mean when we say – You Can't Fake Fresh®.
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