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“Happy Hour”
Review of The Beached Whale

The Beached Whale
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $20
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
Description: The best BBQ and Seafood restaurant on the Fort Myers Beach featuring outdoor dining and happy hour Mon-Fri from 2-5! Amazing food, spectacular service, and 26 TV's for all your family's sports fans!
Michigan
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Happy Hour”
Reviewed January 31, 2013

Happy Hour appetizers are great,, staff very friendly..Nice casual atmosphere......roof top is great for people watching

Visited January 2013
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Level 5 Contributor
88 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Yummy appetizers and drinks”
Reviewed January 28, 2013 via mobile

We were exhausted and hungry and looking for a place to sit and have a decent meal, not fast food
We had drinks, a wonderful house salad that was fresh, delicious and unusual. I had barbecue shrimp, medium and my husband had fish tenders. Both were cooked beautifully and yummy.

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Midwest
Level 6 Contributor
111 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Worth the wait”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

We arrived just after 6 on a Friday and wanted to sit on the upper deck because the weather was beautiful. We had to wait about 20 minutes. It would be nice to see more of the beach or the sunset from the top deck, but the buildings across the street mostly block the view. Service was not super friendly during the busiest time but loosened up later. The food came out in a timely manner and was delicious. I had the fish tacos, two tacos overstuffed with chunks of grilled fish and pico de gallo, which I didn't think I could finish, but I did! The coleslaw was perfectly dressed and tasted freshly shredded. My daughter raved about the Yucatan Shrimp tacos. The inside part of the restaurant downstairs was pretty empty if you didn't want to wait. The tables and booths on the deck are a tight squeeze if your party is larger than 4-5.

  • Visited January 2013
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Tampa, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
102 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
“Not a bad place”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

This is our second time here. Both times we've sat up on the roof deck. The first time was for lunch and it was great.
This trip we went for dinner and again sat up on the roof deck. It was pretty busy and we had to wait at the bar for a table. No big deal. Bartender was fast and friendly.
When we were seated the server was over right away. All in all the food we had that night was decent. This isn't a fine dining establishment so if you go expecting that you may be disappointed.
We enjoy stopping in here when we visit and have never been unhappy with the food or the service.

  • Visited January 2013
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Ft. Myers, FL
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
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“Loud music and party types”
Reviewed January 20, 2013

The food was fair to terrible. How can someone ruin a hot dog. Some of the kids we were with enjoyed the food. We did not enjoy the tight fit of the crowd bumping the people sitting down trying to eat. We will never go back, but the twenty something crowd loves drinking there, especially on the upper deck.
Not a great place for a family with kids or older folk who might object to being jostled around. My ears hurt by the time we left.

Visited July 2012
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