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The Cottage Bar and Gulfshore Grill

1270 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2740
+1 239-765-5440
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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1270 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2740
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here twice. Once down on the beach to see the sunset. Just FYI this are has to be cleared before sunset. The once on the railing upstairs. The food was okay. Nothing to write home about. Some staff is nice and bubbly while...More

Thank Jessie O
Reviewed 9 February 2018

It was a cold Sunday evening in January and most places were closed. Not the Cottage Bar! They had a very good band playing, heaters on the deck and attentive service.

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Reviewed 8 February 2018

When it was the Gulfshore Grill the food and service were excellent. Now it is just another beach bar and restaurant. Average food and way below average service.

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 2 February 2018

We ate lunch one day outside and it was very good we went back another night for dinner. Would highly recommend this as one of the best places on the beach to go eat!

Thank illinoisbadger
Reviewed 1 February 2018

4 couples agreed that their breakfast was exceptional. Lots of unique entrees and beautifully served. Don't miss this experience. Waiting to go back for lunch and dinner.

Thank KeoweeSteveT
Reviewed 30 January 2018

We were recommended to eat here by a local, and glad we did. We ordered a light lunch, tacos, salsa and fish dip which were all delicious. Served promptly and by friendly staff, our bench style seating overlooked the sandy beach and ocean..there are 3...More

Thank Lynton191
Reviewed 30 January 2018

We always used to come to this place when it was the Gulfshore Grill and were surprised to learn it had changed to Shuckers since our last visit but it did not disappoint. Our server was lovely and very friendly and helpful. The food was...More

Thank rwalton2017
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Very disappointed in the food and service, we have been coming to FMB for years and always enjoyed coming to the Cottage till now. The new bar is nice but the food was terrible. They still have a nice dining room but the servers look...More

1  Thank Cathy H
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Food great, service good, awesome view of the ocean. Scrambled eggs with spinach, mushroom and ham was perfectly done. We will try to do this again soon with our good friends. Afterward, a nice stroll around Times Square beachfront.

Thank loist51
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Been traveling to FMB every March for the past 7 years. This is our go to place most days and every night of our stay. Sand patio on lower level with bar is perfect for great drinks, food and people watching. Many afternoons spent facing...More

Thank TDtommy77
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1270 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2740
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 239-765-5440
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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.
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