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“Won't be back.”

Nervous Nellie's Ft Myers Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: 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.
Reviewed April 18, 2014

We tried this place on the recommendation of friends. The crowd was as expected: elbow-to-elbow & a long wait (45 min.+) so we weren't surprised over that. After being seated outdoors close to the jazz quartet (both were quite nice) & placing our food order we waited...& waited...& WAITED - an hour later we finally got our server to look our way & asked "how much longer?" He would check -- that took another 20 min. He returned saying it would still be awhile but he brought cornbread to tide us over. Immediately after he turned & left another server brought our food - wow. After a few bites we both realized neither meal was what we'd ordered but it was there, we were past hungry, & it was reasonably good, so we said nothing & finished eating. Our bill was for our original order, I've no clue who won on the money side of things, but there are so many other good places to dine that we'll not be back here again.

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Thank Sam W
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Reviewed April 17, 2014

Dined here tonight. Was hopeful at the larger than large menu. We had a party of four, all four were disappointed. The fellow clientele kept shoving us out of our seats to get by (seated on top floor across from band). My husband was shoved so hard his meal almost flew off the table. He ordered a Reuben, it was okay. Hardly any fries compared to other tables around us. Waitress (no personality) urged me to get the stuffed scallops over the catfish. Not the best meal I've ever had but not the worst. Another member of the party had the BBQ brisket. This was the biggest offense of the evening. It was as made of brisket, cut, mounded on the bun, covered in BBQ sauce. This meat was not cooked in BBQ sauce but instead covered 30 seconds before it was delivered. I am not so sure I would be back. The area boasts too many other similar restaurants with live bands.

Thank Suri723
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Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

We went for a captain Morgan.
Rum release party, views were great right under the sky bridge. Its multiple floors each having different music. Great atmosphere, great views..... we ordered the nellies steam pot good mix of seafood.
Prices are reasonable, view and atmosphere very good.

Thank Michael H
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Reviewed April 16, 2014

The menu choices are endless and too many items. The food is awesome but on the negative side it is hit or miss at times. Sometimes service can be slow and you wait a long time for your food. Food quality is usually good but can be inconsistent. Still a fun place with a nice view and music on the dock. You can't beat that.

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Thank Beachbiker1955
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Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

Menu has many, many chpices at reasonable prices. We have been there often and the amount and quality of the food is awesome. Good music on the back deck overlooking the back bay.

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