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The Beached Whale

1249 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2708
+1 239-463-5505
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (103 reviews)
“wings” (86 reviews)
“beach bread” (50 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
1249 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2708
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1 - 10 of 1,457 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice place to stop in for lunch or dinner. They don't offer big portions for the price but it was enough. Fish and chips were good and go ahead and get the upgrade to local fish, it's worth the extra couple of dollars.

Thank brussc2017
Doc F, Guest Relations Manager at The Beached Whale, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the kind words!

Reviewed 3 days ago

Check it out! Part of the Doc Ford's franchise, this restaurant is beach casual and delicious! Try the mojitos!

Thank baseballmomsim2
Doc F, Guest Relations Manager at The Beached Whale, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you!

Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place to eat. The food is excellent. Staff was wonderful. Nice bar and entertainment. Check the daily chef specials because he is amazing

Thank Lovetravel2XO
Doc F, Guest Relations Manager at The Beached Whale, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you!

Reviewed 6 days ago

The Beached Whale was a great first stop to our Gulf Coast vacation. Michele, our waitress, was pleasant and the view of the Gulf and fish tacos were awesome.

1  Thank cjbro313
Doc F, Guest Relations Manager at The Beached Whale, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you, we're glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, great server (Angela), great entertainment and environment, will be returning! Live music tonight was fantastic, played guitar and trumpet!

Thank Katie R
Doc F, Guest Relations Manager at The Beached Whale, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Katie!

Reviewed 1 week ago

After many visits to Ft. Myers Beach, we stumbled upon "The Beached Whale" and had a great dinner! Food was very good and priced reasonably. Bonus of live entertainment, too. Our waitress, Angela, was super-friendly and provided great service. Other staff were also friendly and...More

Thank TML303
Doc F, Guest Relations Manager at The Beached Whale, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful way to spend a Saturday afternoon. The barmaid, Angela, was friendly and great to chat with. A must place to stop by .

Thank FormerLIgirl
Doc F, Guest Relations Manager at The Beached Whale, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you! Hope to see you again soon, we'll let Angela know you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been coming to the Beached Whale as long as we've lived in Fort Myers and always love their food, especially the mussels and fish tacos. Today we had a server named MICHELLE and she was amazing! She was so friendly and attentive and even...More

1  Thank raquellahess
Doc F, Guest Relations Manager at The Beached Whale, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you Raquel! We'll let Michelle know you enjoyed it, and hope to see you guys again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is amazing. Excellent oysters, ribs, burger, and the special was yellowtail snapper, it was all great! And don't miss the key lime pie, it's delicious. Our server Michele was incredibly helpful and kind, we will be returning as this is the best...More

1  Thank KatNicole032
Doc F, Guest Relations Manager at The Beached Whale, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you! We're glad you enjoyed it!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely an amazing restaurant!! It was perfect for a special family dinner. Our waiter, Elijah, was one of the nicest waiters I have ever met in all my years. He was kind and always had a smile on his face.. no matter how many napkins...More

Thank OliviaPeets
Doc F, Guest Relations Manager at The Beached Whale, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much Olivia! We're glad you enjoyed it, and will make sure to let Elijah know you and your family had a greats time!

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roxannebaer669
10 February 2017|
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Response from Carol M | Reviewed this property |
I am not aware of a contest. The servers do get credit for positive reviews.
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Mike G
14 January 2017|
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Response from WhaleFMB | Property representative |
Hello! Thank you for your question! We will be having drink and food specials, to be determined when we know what teams are playing. Hope to see you then!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
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, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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
  • E-mail
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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