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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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101 - 110 of 721 reviews

Reviewed 16 February 2017

My wife and sister decided for a break from the beach for lunch today. Since the seats downstairs outside were all taken, we went upstairs where they also have another bar. Our waitress, Olivia was bubbly and knowledgeable and efficient. The drink of the day...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We go here numerous times a year, normally bringing visitors here for the view and lunch. Open air seating on picnic tables -- not fancy but decent food and cheap drink prices. My wife likes the grouper sandwich or grouper fingers while I have a...More

Thank golferbogie
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The only place you can drink on Fort Myers beach (legally) and therefore it is usually packed. Great place to people watch on the weekend. Everyone from the cape and up river ties off their boats and comes on shore. Good times.

Thank meadowsdk
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This is a nice beach-side restaurant with good food and good customer service. The music was very good as well. I recommend that you give it a try. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Minnie M
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We always make the Gulfshore Grill a dinner stop when we vacation at the beach. An easy location from our hotel, a casual dining experience and we always stop at The Cottage next door for a drink. The restaurant is always clean, the food tasty...More

2  Thank JMc61
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Beach front at its best. Weather you are upstairs at the bar on the beach or the beach-side bar this is a great place to be. My first stop upstairs at the railing for some bar-stool beach view eats and drinks Kat was right there...More

Thank rickyb326
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Beautiful, over looking the ocean. Enclosed. Surely the best salad bar on the beach and it is included with the entree. The stuffed shrimp was wonderful

1  Thank 756barbg
Reviewed 26 January 2017

My husband and I just picked this place to eat dinner while walking along Estero Blvd. We got a window table and was able to see all of the activities on the beach. Neither of us have any complaints about the food. I had a...More

Thank AngelaluvsFL
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We always end up here when we got to FMB. Great atmosphere and always some entertainment to watch. Highly recommend it.

Thank itok15
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Wonderful breakfast with a great view of Fort Myers Beach. Service was great too. Great beach access after too after your hearty breakfast.

Thank Dawn Renae H
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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
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, 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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