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Fish Tale Grill by Merrick Seafood


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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Salmon Gravlax
Fresh salmon, cured, sliced thin with Tobiko caviar, diced boiled eggs & red onion served with toast points, herb creama & capers
Duo of Tartare
Fresh ahi tuna tartare & salmon tartare with sesame oil, soy glaze, scallions & ginger served with choice of tortilla chips or toast points; Available as Tuna Only
Oyster Rockefeller
Deconstructed rockefeller, spinach, garlic, cheddar & touch of pernod in an oyster shell, topped with a fried gulf oyster, lump crab, bacon & lemon beurre blanc
Mussels or Little Neck Clams
Tossed in a garlic wine butter sauce, fresh diced tomatoes & scallions served with ciabatta bread
Teriyaki Salmon Bites
Fresh atlantic salmon flash fried, tossed in teriyaki glaze served over somen noodles with wakame salad
Fresh New England Steamers
1 lb served with drawn butter & broth
Shrimp Cocktail
Six succulent jumbo shrimp served with cocktail & dijon mustard sauces
Buffalo Shrimp
Seven jumbo fried shrimp tossed with buffalo sauce, served with bleu cheese dressing
Coconut Shrimp
Six jumbo shrimp dusted with coconut, fried & served with our house mango coconut sauce
Spicy Lobster Spring Roll
Our fresh lobster meat in a wonton wrapper fried with our spicy sauce served with wakame salad & somen noodles
All platters are served with 2 flour tortillas, lettuce, tomatoes, spicy sauce, scallions, pico de gallo, sour cream & spicy slaw
Coconut Shrimp
Broiled, fried or blackened
Ginger Teriyaki Tuna
Mahi Mahi
Broiled, fried or blackened
All sandwiches are served with your choice of 1 side: French fries, sweet potato french fries, onion rings or coleslaw or orzo pasta salad
Lobster Roll (Cold)
Maine lobster meat tossed in our special sauce served on a toasted buttered roll
Lobster Roll (Hot)
Maine lobster meat served hot with melted butter on a toasted roll
Lobster Bisque
Available in: Cup | Bowl
Seafood Chowder
Available in: Cup | Bowl
Manhattan Clam Chowder
Available in: Cup | Bowl
Tropical Lobster Stack
crispy fried slipper tail meat, avocado, pico de gallo, wakame mango crabmeat key lime vinaigrette
Blue Point Oysters
On the half shell. Available in: 1/2 Dozen | Dozen
Fresh Gulf Oysters
On the half shell. Available in: 1/2 Dozen | Dozen
Pine Island Middle Neck Clams
On the half shell. Available in: Dozen
Oysters Fishtale
4 Blue Point oysters topped with cucumber, tuna tartare & wasabi soy drizzle
Fishtale Tower Platter
Cocktail shrimp, king crab, jumbo lump crab cocktail, snow crab cluster, gulf oysters on the half shell, local clams on the half shell, 1 1/4lb Maine lobster served hot with Dijon aioli, mignonette sauce, cocktail & horseradish (Serves 2-3 or 4-6)
Add-ons: Grouper | Salmon | Shrimp | Tuna | Chicken | Lobster Tail | Steak | Scallops
Ginger Tuna
Seared ahi tuna ginger teriyaki crusted, served over baby greens with red onions, mandarin oranges, mango, cucumber, tomato & wonton noodles with sesame ginger dressing
Seafood Cobb
Jumbo shrimp, sea scallops, lump crabmeat, bacon, cheddar cheese, hand-boiled egg, cucumber red onion & tomato over baby greens with blue cheese dressing
Asian Salmon or Shrimp
Mandarin ginger glazed salmon or shrimp over mixed greens with mandarin oranges, red onions, cucumbers, mangos & tomatoes with a sesame ginger dressing, topped with crispy noodles
Fish Tale Caesar
Fresh romaine hearts, croutons, Parmesan cheese tossed in our house Caesar dressing with anchovies. Available in: Small | Large
Classic Wedge
Iceberg lettuce, fresh heirloom tomatoes, cucumbers, bacon, with bleu cheese crumbles in bleu cheese dressing
Heirloom Tomato & Mozzarella
Sliced prosciutto, fresh heirloom tomatoes, chiffonade basil, extra virgin olive oil & balsamic glaze. Available in: Small | Large
Chopped Salad
Candied pecans, roasted peppers, craisins, fresh mozzarella & tomatoes, tossed with a balsamic vinaigrette. Available in: Small | Large
Buffalo Shrimp
5 buffalo fried shrimp over crisp romaine lettuce, bacon, cucumber, tomatoes, red onion, diced hard boiled egg & avocado, bleu cheese crumbles served with blue cheese dressing
Lobster Tail
All sandwiches are served with your choice of 1 side: French fries, sweet potato french fries, onion rings or coleslaw. Substitute side for a house side salad, caesar side salad, veggie
Tuscan Chicken Sandwich
Breaded chicken breast with roasted red peppers, fresh basil, sliced fresh mozzarella, prosciutto & balsamic served on an Asiago Ciabatta roll
Grouper Sandwich
Fresh red grouper fried, broiled or blackened with lettuce, tomato & onion served on brioche roll with tarter sauce
Shrimp Po Boy
Golden fried shrimp topped with lettuce, tomato & scallions topped with our spicy sauce on a baguette
Crabcake Sandwich
Fresh lump crabcake on a brioche roll with lettuce, tomato, onion & roasted pepper aioli
Lobster BLT Melt
Hot lobster meat on a brioche bun melted swiss lettuce, herb aioli tomato & onion
Tuna Melt
Ahi tuna served on a brioche bun, melted swiss, lettuce, tomato & onion with herb aioli
New Bedford Scallop Roll
Broiled fried or blackened on a toasted buttered bun & tarter sauce
Ipswich Clam Roll
whole fried belly clams on a toasted bun & tartar sauce
Marinated Steak Sandwich
Marinated tender steak with melted mozzarella cheese on garlic bread served with au jus
Fried Oyster Sandwich
Freshly shucked gulf oysters, lightly breaded & golden fried served on a ciabatta roll with lettuce, tomato & cheddar cheese with chef's spicy sauce
All sandwiches are served with your choice of 1 side: French fries, sweet potato french fries, onion rings or coleslaw. Substitute side for a house side salad, caesar side salad, veggie
Fried Ipswich Clams
New England whole belly steamer clams, lightly breaded & fried
Fried Fresh Gulf Oysters
Local oysters, shucked, lightly breaded & fried
New England Fish & Chips
Fresh North Atlantic Cod, battered & fried
Fresh Red Grouper
Broiled, fried or blackened
New Bedford Scallops
Broiled, blackened or fried
Jumbo Shrimp
Broiled, blackened or fried
Seafood Platter
Shrimp, scallops & grouper served broiled, blackened or fried
Voted best seafood restaurant for last 6 years by the breeze and news press . Voted top 28 restaurants in southwest Florida . Fish Tale Grill by Merrick Seafood offers the best local and New England seafood. Anything from fresh salads,fried seafood baskets, homemade soups, raw bar to delectable creative seafood dishes . With a fresh seafood market right next store it doesn’t get any fresher . Full liquor bar , outdoor seating available.
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Seafood, Grill
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoyed a really nice meal here on Sunday evening. My friend suggested it as he’d been previously, but was my first visit. It’s in a good location on 47th terrace just across the street from the parking lot. The building looks to be recently...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank larnerdarren
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great fresh Blue Point Oysters on the half-shell. Long John Silvers atmosphere with upscale prices. Too many "market price" items. Waitress friendly, woman who seated us, not so much. Crammed seating areas. Cold risotto and runny seafood alfredo. Great bread and butter! Bitter sauce on...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank John G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently had a very nice meal at Fish Tale. The seafood was all quite fresh, cooked properly and seasoned nicely. Whole belly clams are rare to see out of New England, they were the only disappointment in our meal, not real fresh and overcooked....More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank FishNerd7238
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my second time and it was better then my first. My first experience was hard to beat but some how they did. Excellent across the board. Thank you for being in Cape Coral.

Date of visit: June 2019
2  Thank V1770GPjoec
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful birthday dinner there and were very pleased with the food and service. I only wish that there was more space in the restaurant to sit.

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank avlady
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's always a treat to go to the Fish Tale. the food is amazing and atmostphere is very nice. Medium Priced, Nice staff.

Date of visit: September 2018
3  Thank christin269
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the fresh seafood. They plate beautifully. Enjoy having the indoor or patio seating choice. Service was good.

Date of visit: March 2019
3  Thank InGraceandGratitude
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had tried the restaurant some other times before and although the food was ok, there was always something in the serving style that didn’t feel right. Today, we had a party of 6 and one of the guests is having a birthday. When we...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank machocapecoral
Kerry S, Owner at Fish Tale Grill by Merrick Seafood, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Mr Macho Cape Coral ? Your name right ? Have you heard of food allergies? It is our policy that no outside food be brought in to our restaurant due to liability issues . We do not know where it has been prepared , close...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent every time, visit every time we are in CC. Fish is always fresh , great service and decent value

Date of visit: January 2019
3  Thank robertbX5732WT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first time visiting this fine establishment. When we arrived the hostess was so gracious (told us we would have to wait 20 minutes for inside dining and less than 5 minutes later she checked again and there was a table inside available)....More

Date of visit: May 2019
3  Thank MsButrflyz
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February 27, 2019|
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Response from Patrick K | Property representative |
5 minutes it’s 2 1/2 miles away
November 24, 2018|
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Response from Norman C | Reviewed this property |
fishtalegrill-com/menu/dinner-menu-2/ Here is their menu and on it is Maine Lobster Dinner. I would guess that if they can make one, they can make four.
July 5, 2018|
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