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The Beached Whale

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1249 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2708
+1 239-463-5505
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Fort Myers, Florida
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped in late Friday night to get some dinner. Hostess was awesome, sat us down and talked sports with us while we were watching the hockey playoffs. Our waitress came over, her name was Rachel. Rachel was an energetic, funny, friendly and engaging person. She took her time explaining different menu items for us and making suggestions. We thoroughly enjoyed... More 

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stop here every time we arrive in fort Myers, tradition! WE have lunch and a cocktail, the mojito's are so good and the grouper fish tacos are fantastic!!!! Roof top dining over looking the water is a plus.

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Thank Susan R
Doc F, Guest Relations Manager at The Beached Whale, responded to this review

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Fort Myers, Florida
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We are locals and have been visiting The Beach Whale for many years. The view is beautiful, the atmosphere is fun and the beer is cold...however the only reason I gave 4 stars rather than 5 is because we are vegans and there are no food options other than french fries and a plain side salad. I would love to... More 

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Doc F, Guest Relations Manager at The Beached Whale, responded to this review

Thank you for the review! We appreciate your input, these are all things that we take to the table when deciding on changes, so thank you! More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We stopped for a quick lunch after spending the day at the beach. The food was really good and the service was amazing. Rachael was by far the most attentive waitress we have ever had and she was incredibly sweet to our three year old. We will definitely be back next year.

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Thank Heather C
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Great to hear, thank you so much! More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our excellent waitress Rachel recommended it and she was right, it was delicious! They made a great skinny margarita. Loved the rooftop dining.

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Thank Gerry S
Doc F, Manager at The Beached Whale, responded to this review

Great, we're glad you enjoyed it! We hope to see you again soon! More 

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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Beached Whale is a fun place to sit on the roof and eat and drink as well as people watch down on the street. Nothing fancy here. The food is very good, service on spot, and reasonably priced. Try the grouper tacos. Best fish taco on the beach.

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Thank Terry L
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Glad you enjoyed it, thanks! More 

Colorado
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice view of the island from the roof top. Excellent HH. Good food - peel-n-eat shrimp, ceviche, fish tacos. Friendly staff. Outside is where you want to sit.

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Thank akidd
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Bolingbrook, Illinois
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food with a rooftop outdoor seating area. Service was also very good. Went for a couple of drinks with friends and ended up having dinner and staying longer than we thought. Great time for the last night of our trip.

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Thank you, we're glad you enjoyed it! More 

Eden Prairie
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I always enjoy coming here. The food is very good. You can sit rooftop or inside. They have live music sometimes. The menu has a good variety.

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Doc F, Manager at The Beached Whale, responded to this review

Great, we're glad you enjoyed it, thanks! More 

Nelsonville, Ohio
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73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here 3 years ago and fell in love! It had good food, good drinks and good music. Last year went down hill. This year the food was ok but slowwww, not the server - the kitchen. We will go elsewhere after this visit. We visited this place several times the first year, once last year and only once... More 

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Thank Amber M
Doc F, Manager at The Beached Whale, responded to this review

Hi Amber, We're sorry to hear your latest experience at The Beached Whale wasn't at all what you expected. We've recently re-done the menu and have experience some growing pains, but we're confident we're heading in the right direction. We hope you're willing to give us another shot to regain your loyalty! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1249 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2708
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 239-463-5505
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!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?