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Nervous Nellie's

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1131 1st Street, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
+1 239-463-8077
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I came in last week with my family for a birthday. The staff was incredably accommodating and very patient with our big group. They loved the crab legs and I had the grilled chicken sandwhich, that I had to go back a second time to get it was so delish. Also shoutout to Alex the bartender!!! He was awesome!!!

Thank Amy F
Miami, Florida
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the great restaurants on the inter-coastal. Walking distance from hotel with a great menu and location. My only suggestion to the restaurant manager is get rid of the pesky flies. They are all over the place and my friend came across a kamikaze one that took a nose dive into his Mai Tai which was half full.

Thank agranadillo
Cape Coral, Florida
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We come here about twice a month but lately we have seen a change. They use to have free parking if you were eating at the restaurant now they are charging 5.00 dollars. I seen the prices jump but the quantity is down especially on the chicken finger meal, it was 8.99 and you received a good amount of chicken... More 

Thank Mary L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Dropped by whilst boating near fort Myers with the family as a storm was brewing. The place was quiet so we quickly got seated as the staff made up a table for ten. Service was friendly and quick. One of our party ordered a glass of wine then changed to a bottle which was super sized. They had a great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lunch at Nervous Nellie's was a real treat! We were in walking distance from our hotel and Nervous Nellie's was on our list to eat! It's located under the bridge and right on the water. We knew immediately from the outside decor that this was a great choice for a fun place to eat! Our party of three had sandwiches... More 

Thank travelerWaukegan
Tampa, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The portions were very generous. The homemade breads were very good . We did not have room for desert because the portions were large. Enjoy the bar as well as waterfront patio dining area.

Thank Donald W
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent location, however, service is very very slow. When food comes out it isn't right. Cooks deliver food to table, we were delivered an ap we didn't order, ours came shortly after. My husband ordered surf and turf. Turf came, but no surf! We had to catch our server to get his lobster tail. Food tasted great, but service won't... More 

Thank stressedoutMichigan
Brick, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Not sure if they changed the chef or owner but very quality is way down and prices up. We have gone here 2 or more times every vacation past 4 years and always loved it. This past time, food was very average (server was still great) and place was half-empty. In years past- we would always have a 15 to... More 

Thank dbuckley2001
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family dined here in May, while we were vacationing in Fort Myers Beach. It was delightful! We thoroughly enjoyed the views from the patio, the extensive menu and great service. We will definitely be back!

Thank NancyinMilwaukee
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice dinner on the deck wonderful sunset . we split the fried green tomatoes and the Rubin enough for 2 people , great drinks very large place didn't have to wait for a table

Thank Heather L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
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
Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups
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 Street, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
  • 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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?