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Nervous Nellie's

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1131 1st St, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2622
+1 239-463-8077
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Springfield, Illinois
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The world famous Nervous Nellie's lived up to there bill as one of the best places to eat and drink in Fort Myers Beach. On this visit, both my wife and I had the fish and shrimp basket. The shrimp was huge and tasted phenomenal. We sat outdoors for our lunch and took in some great views of the Matanzas... More 

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Michigan
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78 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We met some family here for lunch. I had tried some gator bites at a different restaurant a couple of days earlier and wasn't impressed so was reluctant to try these but was convinced to try these and am so glad I did. They were very tender and tasted great. All of our lunches were amazing. I would highly recommend... More 

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Pratt, Kansas
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I wanted to check it out because of all the reviews. Can't say anything about view as we were there after dark. Had dinner at upstairs bar, we shared combo fajitas as we weren' t that hungry. Service was okay, but not exceptional and so was the food

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Geneva, Illinois
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food was okay for lunch, the service was good, and the view was nice. Lots of people here enjoying the sun. We'd go here again on a nice day to have a drink or eat lunch, but would not make a special trip for the food.

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Thank David M
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Delightful lunch under umbrella enjoying the cool breezes and view of the water. Menu is varied. I had the tuna salad. Delicious.

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Melbourne, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been here 3 times now, twice as a couple and once with kids. It is a great location with a nice view. The wait staff is a lot of fun. The food was really good with a large menu, a lot to select from. Good drinks...what more can you ask for.

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Dallas, Texas
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Couldn't get anyone to wait on us. And when they did, wasn't very good. Cool place, great view of the water, but can't recommend.

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Chicago, Illinois
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice atmosphere, good service,good food, but nothing to brag about. Sat on the upper balcony with a good view. 3 of us had the BBQ ribs they where the meatiest ribs I've ever had. Fall off the bone for sure. 1 had the hook ,line, and sinker platter good varieties of seafood . Was a little disappointed based on the... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were there for happy hour. My friends enjoyed their drinks and I enjoyed my Keylime pie. On another visit I enjoyed their red beans and rice

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Thank Hans G
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Were seated on the lower patio and very much enjoyed the view and live music. Seemed to have a never-ending string of different servers though, none of whom seem to ever communicate with the others. Never received waters asked for throughout the meal. Bread and butter that was promised twice never arrived. The main dishes arrived at exactly the same... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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Cape Coral, Florida
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Cape Coral, Florida
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?