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18100 San Carlos Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2318
+1 239-415-8973
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had avoided Pinchers for a few years and decided to give it another try. Ended up having a really tasty lunch. We were there in between lunch/dinner so they had little staff and service was brutal. That's on management though and not the wait staff as there were too many tables for the staff present. Despite the slow service, we... More 

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Loretto, Minnesota
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The oysters and clams remain a hit. Tried their 'new' ahi tuna appetizer - not so good. Served ice cold, very small portion for the price and flavor only fair. Disappointing. Other standby items - hot crab dip, scampi remain solid.

Thank jandj912
VA Beach
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took out the "Birthday Boy" who turned 70 that day. He is not a formal dining type so we opted for Pinchers on San Carlos Blvd in Ft Myers. Perfect setting for casual dining. It is almost to the bridge at Ft Myers Beach. The outside is easily spotted and there is a generous amount of parking right next... More 

Thank ragbagr
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice family atmosphere.Food fresh and hot. Steamed clams and fresh green beans very good, French fries delicious! Service a bit slow.

Thank Teri C
Dittmer, Missouri
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe we were just super hungry cause we hadn't eaten anything all day but the food and service was excellent. Pricing is what I'd expect to pay on vacation but comparable to home. The clam chowder was some of the best we've ever had.

Thank Tim D
Lansing, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a table overlooking boats on the water. The atmosphere is casual, fun and upbeat. Our waitress Tammie was great and very nice. Our food was excellent I had blackened grouper and my wife had stone crabs both were cooked to perfection. Good work Pinchers!

Thank johnsonrh
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

ordered the fish & chip platter & my husband loved the Cobia selection, one of his favorites. Service was excellent esp since we had 'little ones'. They enjoyed the scenery inside.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

At the San Carlos location, Donnie took good care of us! We took in the fish we caught and they cooked them for us. Temp in store was not freezing thank goodness!

Thank Mariane C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pinchers is a fun, casual Family Restaurant. Our waitress Amy was excellent. She was very friendly, attentive, and knowledgeable about the menu. She made us feel very comfortable. Our food was delicious. The salmon, shrimp scampi, and fried grouper were all excellent, as was the key lime pie. We really enjoyed our meal from beginning to end. We used the... More 

Thank Marge A
Schererville, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Living in Fort Myers my wife and I regularly frequent the Pincher Crab Shacks. We find their food is excellent, reasonably priced, and kid friendly. Today I stopped at the Fort Myers Beach location for an early lunch with my daughter and 2 grandchildren ages 4 and 2. We arrived shortly after 11:30 and the restaurant was pretty emply. There... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene
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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18100 San Carlos Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2318
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 239-415-8973

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