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“What a view...” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Beached Whale

The Beached Whale
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
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!
Fort Myers, Florida
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55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“What a view...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2013

Our waiter was attentive. The sunset view was spectacular. The Beached Whales has a historical significance which can be read about on the back of the menu. They can only sit 75 on the top deck so prepare for a wait. Burgers, prime rib, nachos, or flat bread pizza can be ordered if you are not a seafood lover.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Cape Coral, Florida
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79 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“I had a whale of a good time.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2013

My gorgeous wife and I ate here Sunday after a great day at the beach. It's across the road from the beach and their parking lot was almost full. They have a nice deck upstairs overlooking the area and everyone was enjoying their drinks and meals. (service slow but again, this is Florida) the waiters were all very nice and the beers were cold $2.50 for a draft in a small cup. $4.50 for a bottle. (seems high for the area) and what's with the small cup? I ordered another one right away. Anyhow, I had the fish taco's. around $13.00 with fries, They were fantastic. My wife had some kind of sandwich wrap that was also awesome. So the food is great the beers are weird and the service slow. Will I be back? you bet. I love these dive bars on the beach. Typical TVs outside. (they could use a little background music just my opinion) Also, go out on the deck if you can, the restaurant downstairs seems a little dark, and it was almost empty. The bill came to about $45. Not bad

Visited May 2013
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Edgewood, Kentucky
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182 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
“Typical Florida fish place.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2013 via mobile

Went for lunch. Has the grouper sandwich. It was good. Everyone's food was good. We are inside. Not a great atmosphere. Nothing to rave about but nothing to complain about either!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Avon, Ohio
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Loved This Place!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2013

Tiffani was our waitress and made our time there spectacular. She suggested the jerk chicken wings, oyster rockefeller, fish sandwich and a pitcher of the house beer. She suggested the key lime pie which we declined but came back at a later date for more oysters and the key lime pie. Great food, great service. Loved, loved this place.Will be back:)

Visited May 2013
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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“ITS OK, WILL NOT BE RUNNING BACK”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2013

The Food at the Beached Whale is OK not great. We wont go back menu looks better than the food is. Also the special drinks on the menu is a 50/50 shot on the tatste

Visited May 2013
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