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Nervous Nellie's

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1131 1st St, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2622
+1 239-463-8077
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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United States
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118 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We ate here one evening and were seated on the dock. Very nice and a good view. Live music which was good also. Staff very helpful and service was good. We first had a dozen oysters on the half shell which was a good start. The wife had the "Beach Bake" which she enjoyed very much. I had the "Our... More 

Thank LostintheCaribbean
Greenwood, Indiana, United States
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our first time there, and we were super impressed! Our server was punctual and seemed to show up just when we needed her. We had a great view of the water while sitting on the porch that faced the channel and bridge. Their shrimp was excellent and the background music was fun but not overwhelming. Their food was tasty with... More 

Thank Joyce L
Lake Saint Louis, United States
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food. Lots of variety of tastes and food types. Portions were generous and well prepared. The service was efficient and attentive. Price was a little high for what we ordered compared to somilar resturants Great location and atmosphere

Thank Jeffrey H
Cincinnati, Ohio
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were a large party of 21 so service was stretched since it was a busy Saturday night, but the food was delicious.

Thank Sherie K
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had such a great time with family while dinning at Nervous Nellie's!! The staff was awesome didn't have to wait long for anything...the food was something special!!! LOL I totally recommend this restaurant to everyone looking for a great place to dine!!

Thank ShaZaM6775
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This restaurant has a huge variety of food. Fish, meat, salads, wraps. You name it and they have it. The portions are HUGE! The view is just beautiful and they make a great margarita.

Thank Kathy E
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food. Great service. Seating inside and on the water. Live music was tasteful and subdued. It is now one of our favorites.

Thank Wingersince99
Amherst, New York
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95 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great spot on the bay side! Great patio & outdoor seating, with live music. Freshly made food... Including unique breads & desserts. Extensive menu... Something for everyone . Colorful restaurant, friendly staff & big portions!

Thank Deb R
Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When we first pulled into this area where Nervous Nellie's is located, I was amazed, the whole place is awash with beautiful color and amazing artwork! Then we got to the the restaurant, and the building itself was eye-catching, inside, the artwork phenomenal. They have live music, a great menu, and the wait staff is a breath of fresh air.... More 

Thank lolinarose44
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8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We started with a fresh made civiche. We both had gumbo for our entree. The atmosphere, service, and food are spectacular. The staff spends a lot of effort keeping the birds away and it is amusing. I would suggest that this be your first choice in Fort Myers Beach.

Thank David Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children
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: 1131 1st St, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2622
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 239-463-8077
Nervous Nellie's and Ugly's is Fort Myers Beach's best waterfront restaurant. Featuring fresh seafood, steaks and and the largest selection of sandwiches, Nervous Nellie's is great for large groups or that special occasion. Live entertainment, concerts,and table side magic, add to the fun atmosphere you will find here. Don't forget happy hour all day everyday at Ugly's waterside bar located above the main restaurant.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?