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Pinchers

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner
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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
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed March 26, 2019

So I took my daughter and her friend to the Thomas Edison Museum in Fort Myers. After the tour we were hungry and headed over to Pinchers. AT first glance it looked great. It is right on the water and we sat outside which was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank rene20874
PinchersCrabShack, Manager at Pinchers, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2019

I am so sorry to hear that your recent dining experience was not exceptional. We continually strive to offer excellent food and extraordinary service but also recognize that there are always opportunities for improvement. Your feedback will help us address those needs and we thank...More

Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

Great location. Great view. Friendly service. However, it was an hour and a half after ordering that our food arrived. Out of 9 people, 2 had food that was hot and good. Everything came out cold. The Manager was great and took all the bad...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank John1977_FL
PinchersCrabShack, Manager at Pinchers, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2019

First and foremost, please accept our apology for the meals that were not exceptional. It is good to hear that those meals were taken off of your bill and the situation made right. We strive for consistency in excellence across all of our locations and...More

Reviewed March 19, 2019

We went to Pinchers after taking the one and half hour tour on the river, which was great! I got the ribs and they were the best! Definitely a redo!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank susan a
PinchersCrabShack, Manager at Pinchers, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2019

We look forward to your return visit! Thank you so much for leaving us a great review, our customer feedback is important to us and is vital to our success.

Reviewed March 19, 2019

My girlfriend and I had some great seafood at Pincher's. We also enjoyed the Margaritas. It was a pleasant experience.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Stephen H
PinchersCrabShack, Manager at Pinchers, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2019

We are so glad that you enjoyed your recent visit and want to thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5-star rating. Please come back and see us the next time you are in the area.

Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

My mom wanted to treat the family on our last night in town and Pinchers was her choice. We arrived around 5:30pm on a Wednesday night and had about a 30 minute wait for a table outside. We headed to the bar for 2 for...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank WITraveler3353
PinchersCrabShack, Manager at Pinchers, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2019

As a Family Owned and Operated business, great reviews like yours are truly appreciated. Hearing that you had a fantastic dining experience is exactly what we strive for! We look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in the area.

Reviewed March 15, 2019 via mobile

A great view from the high top...with views of the water. Service was quick & staff friendly. Grouper sandwiches, grilled & blackened were large & delicious. Sandwiches came with two sides... green beans, coleslaw & garlic mash potatoes were good. The small size grouper platter...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

We have dined at Pinchers during previous visits to Ft Myers. Eating on the outdoor deck is beautiful. Today they were out of the food we anticipated including stone crabs, grilled shrimp and side green beans. We settled for other selections but very disappointed in...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Goonybird5
PinchersCrabShack, Manager at Pinchers, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2019

We would like to extend to you our most sincere apologies regarding your recent dining experience. We have a high standard of quality for our food and service and it sounds like we missed the mark. We will endeavor to improve in the areas of...More

Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

Terrible experience here. Im giving them 2 stars for the view only. We sat outside and the sunset on the water was beautiful. But the food was TERRIBLE. We ordered oysters on the half shell for an appetizer, and found a small worm crawling in...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Bethanie S
PinchersCrabShack, Manager at Pinchers, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2019

Thank you for providing your feedback and letting us know about the issues you experienced. We’re normally known for our exceptional attention to detail, and regret that we fell short on this occasion. We strive to provide an outstanding dining experience for all of our...More

Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

Located very close to the homes of Edison & Ford, this is a great place to stop for lunch. Outdoor seating on the deck overlooking the water is available, as is indoor seating. We sat outside and watched the boats sail by. Started with the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank SpartanFIJI
PinchersCrabShack, Manager at Pinchers, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2019

Thank you so much for your kind words! As a Family Owned and Operated business, we sincerely appreciate the feedback of our customers. Did you know our 2-for-1 drink specials on domestic drafts, house wines, well drinks & house margaritas run all day, every day?...More

Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

From the Time we were seated until we left it was a bad experience; oysters on the half shell had a worm in them!!! Took forever for our meal; I had boom boom shrimp that were cold; the green beans had the stems still on...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Bonlou523
PinchersCrabShack, Manager at Pinchers, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2019

I would like to apologize for the issues you experienced during your recent visit. The mistakes with your meals should have been corrected promptly and it sounds like they weren't. We value the feedback of our customers and use both the positive and negative points...More

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Response from DANETTE C | Reviewed this property |
No it was all open seating.
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