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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
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Baltimore, Maryland
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99 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I grabbed lunch here with friends on a Monday afternoon. They had live music and we sat outside by the water. The ambiance is great before you even order!! I had the chicken salad sandwich and my husband had the grouper sandwich. They were both HUGE and GREAT! Take your appetite because they serve gigantic servings! We... More 

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Essex, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Myself and a few girls went for lunch to celebrate a birthday. The service was great, the food was great and location was prime. Nothing better than sitting on the water enjoying great company, great food and great service.

Thank Vickster13
clements mn
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with a group of 10 people. Waiter was excellent. One couple was celebrating 10year anniversary. Waiter brought complementary appetizer breads for all and a dessert for the couple after the meal. There was a balloon artist that came to the table and created frosty the snowman and a reindeer for our nieces. Would definitely go back.

Thank 799mikej
Fort Myers, Florida
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120 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wait time for a server was horrible. We came here just for drinks and the view but I was so parched by the time our server showed up I couldn't see the water due to dehydration. We started off with drinks and decided to have a side of fries and another round, but it took an eternity before we saw... More 

Thank Benzboy06
New Philadelphia, Ohio
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had an amazing dinner and drinks here. Great staff, fresh seafood and a busy place. Parking was simple and a view of the inlet. Great atmosphere, come as are and enjoy!

Thank jtansel6
Fort Wayne, IN
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81 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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

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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, 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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?