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“Worth a visit! Casual beach dining”
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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Good for: Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, 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!
Derby, United Kingdom
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“Worth a visit! Casual beach dining”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

I am surprised this place doesn't score higher? Staff very friendly and a good menu. It's a beach bar with some atmosphere arranged over two floors. The ground floor is air conditioned providing some relief from the humidity and the top floor is outside where you sit around a large bar, under umbrellas surrounded by sports TV - what's up with that? Food was good, we ate twice.....nothing too fancy......burgers, pizzas, chicken tenders, mixed salad, BBQ shrimp.....all good. Staff very friendly, it seems a popular place. Drop in wearing your shorts and vest and enjoy some casual food with a beer and you'll be fine!

Visited August 2013
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“Excellent food and service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2013

Enjoyed a great family dinner food wAs great and all the servers and the manager were great 2 thumbs up

  • Visited August 2013
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Orlando, FL
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“Nice beach bar with good food.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2013

Bar food with a twist. I ordered a crispy grouper sandwich with rice and beans. Everything was fresh. The portions were just right and the rice and beans had a unique and nice flavor. Would recommend for lunch.

Visited August 2013
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Spring Hill, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“"Skip This Place"”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

Eat dinner here a few days ago with the family, extremely disappointed. $13.95 for a grouper sandwich, that was terrible. Don't know what kind of fish they claim to be grouper, but not grouper. Wife had fish tacos with some kind of fish, no taste, just bland. Black beans with wild rice just tasted like someone threw a handful of salt, tasted horrible. Kids meals just bland no taste, you know it's bad when the kids say it has no taste. Very young wait stay, needs more training in customer service, no manager ever came by the table one time, was going to complain, but didn't want to sent the food back, just in case. All we wanted to was get the heck out of the there. I hate throwing away $60.00 for a family of four, rediculous. Worst meal at Fort Meyers beach. The following is only my opinion, and that's my 2 cents.

  • Visited August 2013
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“Good food, nice bartender”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2013

We stopped in for a drink to check this place out. We had been to Doc Fords the night before and found out they have the same owner. We sat at the bar and had a nice conversation with Force, the bartender downstairs. We chatted about the area and he was very knowledgable since he lived on Fort Myers beach all of his life. They have the Yucatan shrimp like Doc's so my husband tried the shrimp tacos. He said they were Fabulous! I tried the fish taco's and they were ok to me, but I like more spice. We brought our friends a few days later and she thought they were delicious since she doesn't like as much spice as I do. I had shrimp flat bread the second time and i thought that was great. The beach bread is good too! Thanks to the nice conversation we had with Force, we visited two more times in our weeks stay. We will see you next time we are in the area.

  • Visited July 2013
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