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Salty Papa's Shrimp House

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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. THE Neighborhood Local's Place
1. THE Neighborhood Local's Place
"Salty Papa's was recommended to us by locals who told us what a great "
Mark M
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2. Pink Shrimp & Fresh Seafood
2. Pink Shrimp & Fresh Seafood
"Salty Papa's serves delicious Gulf Shrimp and seafood in a casual"
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3. Everything Made in House
3. Everything Made in House
"The Olde Florida Fish Dip was the best we have had in the Fort Myers"
Lyle B
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Locally-owned and operated by lifelong SW Florida resident/restaurant professional, serving decadent food made from fresh ingredients; no pre-made chain restaurant food here! Casual neighborhood vibe perfect for Florida, homemade Olde Florida and classical southern cuisine with a fresh twist! Safe, fresh and sustainable wild-caught U.S. seafood and Pink Gulf Shrimp; never imported, never pond raised. Known for indulgent favorites such as Charleston Shrimp & Grits, Red Creole Jambalaya and Sweet Spiced Chicken & Waffles. Very large menu including fresh soups and salads, natural chicken, black angus certified beef, appetizers and more. Full liquor bar, gluten-free menu, outdoor puppy friendly
$9 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
American, Seafood, Cajun & Creole
Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Dog Friendly, Non-smoking restaurants, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed March 6, 2020 via mobile

Pretty busy place-even during the week - not even full blown spring break. Got seated fairly quickly- then took a long time to be recognized as a customer. Contemplated leaving! Gator bites - too little over fried — lobster stuffed shrimp-too little and not as...More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 4, 2020 via mobile

The food was delicious. The Coconut Shrimp was excellent. I would definitely recommend this restaurant. You may have a wait as it seems to be a popular. It is worth the trip.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed February 29, 2020

Ate here twice great fresh seafood. They have a patio pets are welcome. Friendly helpful staff, good drinks

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 27, 2020

We tried four days to eat here, going around 6-7 PM. We found out that people eat earlier around here and if you don't want to wait for close to an hour, go early. Great margaritas. Awesome food. Service was good. Would definitely recommend. Popular...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 23, 2020

This is a very busy restaurant. We tried to go there another night, but there was a very long wait. Tried again last night and wait was much shorter. Seating is a mix. They have outside picnic table seating, inside high top and inside low...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 19, 2020 via mobile

I gave a horrible but deserving review of a local oyster house and asked if anyone could recommend a good place for oysters and shrimp. Someone recommended Salty Papa’s so my wife and I tried it. It was really good. My wife likes oysters so...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 18, 2020

This is, with reservations, one of the best seafood restaurants that I've ever had the good fortune to experience. The reservation is that I've only been there once, and I'm reluctant to make a final decision on the basis of only one visit. Maybe next...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 16, 2020 via mobile

After seeing so many positive reviews you’d think I went to the wrong restaurant but no! 45minute wait ok no problem there it’s high season so get drinks at the bar, bartender acted as if she was doing us a favor. I’m a chef back...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 14, 2020

The kitchen has there act together not the dinning room. They need a manager. It’s a shame the food is good.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 13, 2020

Buy One Get One ..... You can not beat that deal! Every day from 12pm to 3pm Taste Great and drink is included went today ... Can,t wait to return?

Date of visit: February 2020
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11-3 are the hours, and is for Shrimp only
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