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28580 Bonita Crossings Blvd., Bonita Springs, FL 34135
239-948-1313
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had grouper tacos and ribs and they were both very tasty. The fresh cut fries were awesome. HOWEVER, It really bothered me when a group of four older people came with their poodle and sat it on the chair at the table next to them. Is that not a health code violation? Not sure I will be back.

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1 Thank cdufek
Treasure Island, Florida
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I both ordered fish. He had tile fish, I had snapper. Yuck! Bland, boring & dry. Even his garlic mashed potatoes were bland. The french fries were really delicious, but that was the only thing that was good. Maybe the crab is good. Won't be returning

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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very casual, and the food is excellent. Pinchers is a chain, but they do manage to get a very local feel. Definitely recommend.

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Noblesville, Indiana
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here after landing, in for a work trip, but eatin seafood all week long! Ordered the conch fritters first, super tasty, moist and the sauce was great. A nice, hearty portion too! Next, why I came here, the blackened grouper platter! WOW! Very, very nice work on this one! This was a great stop for sure! The bartender was... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

New to the area and we found a GEM in Pincher's. We ordered Shrimp, fried and broiled. Both were very tasty. The salad was good and fresh. The wait staff was friendly.

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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93 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fun, mostly open-air restaurant. It's decorated like an old Florida fish house. Very casual, and appears to be kid-friendly. I'm not much for crab, so I usually get the grouper or Mahi Mahi. Last time I got the grouper tacos and they were very good. Portions are plentiful, and reasonably priced for the Naples area. Beers are... More 

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fun, delicious family restaurant. We've never had a bad meal there. Especially enjoy the crab clusters, but all meals are good. Good service, not too expensive. Our grandkids love going.

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Bean Station, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are always looking to try some different restaurants & we found a good one. Service was as good as we have had (thanks Lucy) Great timing, super nice, & on top of her job. Food was very good. All meals looked great & tasted the same. 2 for 1 drinks were a pretty good deal also (Draft beers, Sangria's... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

We are new to the area and have stopped for lunch, dinner and to just purchase some fresh seafood. Have enjoyed both inside and outside seating, and the service has been very good every time we have been to this location. Much better than the Ft Myers beach location was. We will see you again in the late fall when... More 

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Interesting place. You can eat inside our outside. They put a roll of white paper on your table for your table cloth. The furniture is picnic table and benches. We ate outside this time. There were 3 of us on this trip. You don't have to dress up to go here. Just come as you are as a tourist. Was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $29
Cuisine
American, Soups, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28580 Bonita Crossings Blvd., Bonita Springs, FL 34135
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Bonita Springs
  • Phone Number: 239-948-1313
Description
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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