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Nervous Nellie's

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1131 1st St, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2622
+1 239-463-8077
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Fort Wayne, IN
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The lobster shrimp cocktail, the fried shrimp basket and the lobster bisque were delicious. The french onion soup was also good. The variety of items available is amazing. Their cornbread is out of this world. There is an elevator for those with difficulty walking. The new manager goes out of her way to make sure your visit is great. Our... More 

Thank Tee98
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The menu is HUGE!! So many things to choose from, most of them being extremely yummy! My favorites are mac & cheese and fish n chips :) the service here is very hit or miss, some people are great and others seem not to care!! Definitely worth giving a try to see how you feel for yourself!

Thank Alexandria C
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

On the water...with great food and service. Philly Cheesesteak was one of best I've ever had. Beautiful afternoon, relaxing music...will go again!!!

Thank Susan J
Greenville, South Carolina
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112 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Friends took us here for lunch. We sat out side on the upper deck and had a great view of the activity on the water. The food was very good and bountiful. The service was very good. I would return.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great scallops and lobster. Meg was the best waitress we have had in a long time. We'd recommend highly. Drew & D

Thank Rico7620
SE Wisconsin
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this place because 1) our friend recommend the adjacent fine dining restaurant...or this one, and 2) the fine dining restaurant and about everything else in town was closed for the holiday. They had live music and lovely upper and lower decks overlooking the harbor, channel and bridge. Most importantly, the drinks, food and service was excellent. It wasn't... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I have done here probably 8 times. It's been a great experience every time, but you're eating inside pain level, inside top floor for the better of you, or outside on the deck right next to the water. Food was good nice menu. No surprises, no negatives I can think of.

Thank Pete P
Naples, Florida
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

16 of us invaded Nervous Nellie's to start a weekend birthday bash on Ft. Myers Beach. The waitress was efficient, friendly, and managed those with particular palates. Food was very good and one of us ordered the drink the size of a swimming pool. Great way to start our weekend.

Thank MaryAnn R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

food was very good. atmosphere was great. was able to eat almost on the docks. service was pretty slow though.

Thank Josh W
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice table by the water. Good service. I ordered the shrimp and grouper app will. Lobster sauce. Yummy.

Thank Outlaw2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1131 1st St, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2622
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 239-463-8077
Nervous Nellie's and Ugly's is Fort Myers Beach's best waterfront restaurant. Featuring fresh seafood, steaks and and the largest selection of sandwiches, Nervous Nellie's is great for large groups or that special occasion. Live entertainment, concerts,and table side magic, add to the fun atmosphere you will find here. Don't forget happy hour all day everyday at Ugly's waterside bar located above the main restaurant.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?