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“Great Breakfast”

The Cottage Bar and Gulfshore Grill
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: 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.
Sarasota, Florida
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91 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Great Breakfast”
Reviewed July 18, 2014

This is our third or fourth visit to this place and every time has been wonderful. Ty our server was spot on and the Bloody Mary and Screwdriver we had was great. The food was just as good or better than the first trip here 10 years ago. They have to be doing something right to be here as long as they have. Keep it up.... Oh and by the way if you want a nice scenic breakfast or lunch or dinner this is the place on the beach.

  • Visited July 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Dunedin, Florida
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274 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
“Fabulous night”
Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

Went for after dinner drinks last night and had so much fun! Band was awesome, drinks terrific and we could enjoy the beach at night. Perfect evening!!

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Thank gatorcindy
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Fort Myers, Florida
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234 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Service was sketchy”
Reviewed June 5, 2014

We just went there for drinking and appetizers. The service in the downstairs bar and outside beach tables was fair. They were short staffed and when I asked one old gentlemen if he was the bartender, he looked at me like I was crazy and walked in the back. He must have been a manager or an arrogant bouncer. I guess if you are not a drunken loser or a regular, you get treated like crap. We seemed to get the cold shoulder when we went to the upstairs bar. We never did order any appetizers because nobody would give us the time of day. I would NEVER return to this dump!

  • Visited May 2014
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Fort Myers, Florida
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Fun place to hang out on beach”
Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a nice, fun beach bar with plenty of TV's to watch sports while still soaking p the sun. They have outdoor seating and several corn hole games to entertain. The wet burrito is delicious and even the half is big enough for two. Service was good and the restrooms are clean.

Visited May 2014
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Thank MrsSherv
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Fort Myers, Florida
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“great place for drinks, fun and friends”
Reviewed May 28, 2014

i have been coming here for years, a great local hang out. I have not been here in a while but it does not disappoint. I got the bacon wrapped shrimp, which is a fav of of mine and of course a rum runner or two or three lol. this place is just a great place to hang out at night or day. Love the bar underneath the gulf shore. its nice when you are hangin on the beach getting sun.

  • Visited April 2014
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Thank TarrapinRoads
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