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The Cottage Bar and Gulfshore Grill

1270 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2740
+1 239-765-5440
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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Bar, American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1270 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2740
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful spot right on the beach, large outdoor verandah for outdoor dining. Very attentive and pleasant service. Food was obviously cooked frozen, grouper was a bit under done, bacon wrapped shrimp were a little over done. A bit pricey, 22 bucks for 6 shrimp with...More

Thank Kel C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve been coming to The Cottage for almost 10 years, even before I moved to FL. I’ve always sat downstairs and played bags and whatnot. They fixed up the upper restaurant so my mom and I decided to sit upstairs and try it out. The...More

Thank NiksC123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was excited to visit the newly renovated grill. The bar is nice with wonderful open-air windows (forget the inside - boringly decorated and over air-conditioned). The live music could put you to sleep. No draft beer. And forget the food. If I said ordinary...More

Thank Penny P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

bring back the salad bar and the old menu, train the waiters before they start taking orders. include salad and bread with high priced meal

Thank piee3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very disappointed when we were seated we did not see the salad bar i asked the hostess where is the salad bar her response was we dont have it any more, I said it is on your web site. Her response was oh I guess...More

1  Thank piee3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came to hear the music,ordered drinks and the server never came back to check on us she was too busy chatting with friends, after 40 minutes finally got the tab heard a bit of music but left we were not spendy our money here when...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to have lunch here the other day. They are in the process of renovating and have changed the name to "Shuckers". I grew up in Fort Myers and regularly come to the beach and frequent different establishments. This is the first time I've ever...More

Thank Bradley K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived for an early dinner (4:30pm). We had a male server walk right by us without acknowledging us. He even made eye contact. We seated ourselves outside and waited several minutes to be waited on by a waitress, while we watched 4 servers stand...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the only places open late on Sunday. Had dinner, which was good. Jess the server was attentive, fun and charming. Atmosphere was fun. Live music was great. Glad we stopped in.

Thank Andrea G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived with family including 2 grandchildren late on Sat night. Service awful, drinks menu had no prices & no changes to a drink were allowed because they were premixed. Majority of cocktails had banana something in them. My martini arrived in a short plastic cup...More

Thank Janet W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1270 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2740
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 239-765-5440
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The Cottage Bar is a long time favorite of locals and tourists alike. The Cottage Beach Bar are located right on the waters edge, overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, on Ft. Myers Beach. Live music nightly. Happy Hour.
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