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The Beached Whale

1249 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2708
+1 239-463-5505
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“mussels” (109 reviews)
“wings” (98 reviews)
“flatbread” (41 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1249 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2708
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice variety of food. Fish and chips, flat breads and sandwiches are all good. Generous portions. Only key lime pie and one special of the day dessert.

Thank keptreasuresOhio
Reviewed yesterday

We happened upon The Beached Whale while driving through Ft Myers Beach. The upstairs area is a great place to view the ocean without all of the commotion. The staff was cheerful and welcoming; our waitress in particular (Michele) was great. She even gave us...More

Thank dridoc1
Reviewed 2 days ago

I have been frequenting this place for twenty years and I have never been disappointed. Sit on the upper deck and enjoy the sunset. Great menu.

Thank John F
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped by after a long day out and about , it was a cool evening we asked to go upstairs, it was very busy and we were seated in about 15 mins. After we ordered our drinks we realized how cool it actually was,...More

Thank Neill A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great menu, very good happy hour, excellent food, moderately priced, friendly service but parking is a little tight!

Thank Ed D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every FMB trip, we are sure to visit this establishment. We always sit upstairs on the rooftop patio. Love to dine as we watch the comings and goings on the busiest street on FMB. I believe the only time we sat inside was when they...More

1  Thank Ryan S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were seated outside which was nice but you are on the street so you get to see all the traffic and people walking by. I think this was the worst part of the restaurant and for this reason we will ask to be seated...More

Thank Judy B
Doc F, Guest Relations Manager at The Beached Whale, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Sorry to hear you didn't enjoy our atmosphere! Typically our outdoor seating and people watching is something folks request, so we're a little surprised to hear this. We hope you're willing to give us another chance!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking at pictures, I had the impression this was on the water. It is NOT. Sit upstairs for a peak at the beach. People watching is entertaining as well. We did have a great time here with our server Matthew. The beach bread was a...More

Thank havefunaway
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good happy hour beer, flatbreads, mussels in Avery tasty sause with bread for dipping, chicken fingers. Meals and appetizers great

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited and enjoyed Doc Fords in Sanibel, we hoped for as good an experience at the Beached Whale (sister restaurant). We weren’t disappointed, enjoyed our cocktails and dinner. Great service from Dan.

Thank shawsieLondon
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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.
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!
30 August 2016|
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Response from dmgholt | Reviewed this property |
i dont know what the problem is ..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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
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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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