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“Great Little Hole in the Wall!!”
Review of Feeling Swell - CLOSED

Feeling Swell
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
southwest FL
Level 6 Contributor
115 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Great Little Hole in the Wall!!”
Reviewed September 3, 2010

We stumbled onto this place by chance - they had a TV and the football game was on. We were so happy!!!! They have a good happy hour, the bartender and cook were super friendly. We had a few different things on the menu and everything was delicious!!! We plan on going back! The guitarist that night, Noel, would listen to us talk about music and then go play it, and he played for a while!!! Tourists and regulars came in and out the whole time we were there and everyone was friendly with everyone.

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Thank gatorbait75
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English first
Indianapolis
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Definitely a Swell Place”
Reviewed May 23, 2010

We came here twice during our vacation in 2010 and loved it both times. The kids got Bison burgers and talked about them all week. My Mahi Mahi Plate was was excellent, and at $9.95 it was a very good deal. I also highly recommend the boiled peanuts as an appetizer. It is unique yet tasty flavor, and it kept the kids busy while we were waiting on our food to arrive. The atmosphere is casual and very laid back. There is both indoor and and outdoor seating and a bar, and the place was crowed both times we were there. It is definitely a popular place.

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Thank Yodman
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minneapolis
2 reviews
“Fabulous! Best food I have had so far!”
Reviewed March 16, 2010

I have been coming to the Island for years and lately, have not had the greatest food! Finally a cute, affordable, relaxed place! LOVED the steak and cheese sandwich. I will be back before my trip is over! Chicken fingers, burgers and wine was great too:)

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Thank lolaraeMinneapolis
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West Coast Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great Burgers, Sad Service, Overpriced”
Reviewed February 12, 2010

We have eaten at this little restaurant twice and placed orders to go twice. I believe in second and apparently third and fourth chances as well. This tiny little restaurant and patio is near the north tip of beautiful Anna Maria Island nestled between the Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bay right on the "main drag". The restaurant inside features seating for very few and is mostly all bar. The exterior patio is easily three times the size of the interior. The interior and exterior is creatively decorated with a nice island theme but this does nothing for the rude short service we received. Whether it be by phone for pick-up or in person dining, the service is terrible. We prefer to be treated as customers, not an inconveinence. This has happened EVERY TIME we have patronized this establishment. The menu is very creative and the food has been wonderful. We have enjoyed their chicken sandwiches, wings and mostly their burgers which are some of the best we have ever had. The menu is quite pricey as two burgers, fries and sodas came out to over $30.00 and dinner for three (3 burgers and a pitcher of domestic) was over $55.00. We called last night to place an order for our usual 2 burgers with fries. The lady who answered the phone simply yelled "hello" (no name of rest, her name, anything) and was very short and rude. I had to ask her four times if I had reached feeling swell before she finally figured out where she was. I began to place the order and she cut me off and yelled "hang on" into the phone returning over FIVE minutes later. She came back on the line and yelled again "what do you want?" By this time we had had enough and we ended the call. The service is the same in person. This place is new to the island and has a shot of making it if they can get their staff and prices to rise to the quality of their food. We just can't justify $25-$30 for two burgers yet. Sadly we will not be returning in person (or by phone) to this place. If you tolerate terrible service for great food and too much money for the meals this is the right place.

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2 Thank islandson74
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London
Level 4 Contributor
46 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Bison Burgers? Simply Delicious!”
Reviewed November 16, 2009

Oh My! Who would ever have thought a Bison Birger would be good? Delicious!!!Wonderful little place, clean and friendly staff,nicely appointed, cold beer. We've added this quaint place to our "favourites list"

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2 Thank Moldenhauer
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