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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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Bar, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1270 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2740
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Shrimp good but at these prices I didn’t expect sauces to arrive in prepackaged plastic containers. Felt like takeaway rather than a restaurant. Drinks in plastic glasses. Dining room quite cheap decor. Disappointed generally.

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place has changed names - now called Schuckers. It used to have a great salad bar. But, the place was remodeled after hurricane Irma and as of March 2018 the salad bar is gone and so is the good food. I had a burger...More

Thank olsk8rboy
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The cottages shares a kitchen with the gulfshore grill and always has had quality food. the draw here is drinks on the beach and people watching. Tables and umbrellas in the sand with table service. Ice cold beer from ice tubs ( must in the...More

Thank RAYK455
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a good time, always decent prices. Always really good music, absolutely go if "The Troublemakers" are playing if you're into 80s and 90s music. I think I paid $4.50 for a heavy Makers Mark pour on the rocks. Especially on the beach as most...More

Thank Southpaw1978
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a fun place off season. Food and service is usually good. Awesome view. Parking is a big problem almost always. During tourist season I would advise just stay away, it gets so crazy busy you cannot get any beers. They pack so many people...More

Thank diverjeff1964
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently visited the cottage. Bar has been remodeled and view is outstanding. Food was just OK. 3 people had Shrimp dishes and only was good. 1 had a burrito which was average. Drinks are good but many better eating places on the beach.

Thank joe n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the beach bar used to have much better music.i don't know has changed but it better before. i visit several time a year and i hope its changed when i come back.

Thank dick b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby and I discovered Shuckers while walking the beach looking for a breakfast place. We ate here about 6 times during our 2-week-vacation on Estero Island. Our timing always had us there too late for the full breakfast menu, but the limited 11-2 menu was...More

Thank Joni O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s not often anymore you find a neat adult club/dance party with adults/older crowd at Ft Myers beach. This place had a restaurant, but we didn’t eat there. There’s deck seating, they had a band playing. Lots of people dancing & having a good time....More

Thank MollysVoice
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a ball drinking and watching the very tipsy crown dancing to the band who might I add were really good. I like this spot for an evening out.

Thank Lynnep_Willerby
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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
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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