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The Beached Whale

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1249 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2708
+1 239-463-5505
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good place in the upstairs bar area to watch sports game. The Food and service was great and a special thanks to our Bartender/ Wattress (Tiffan). She was curtious and very knowledgeable of the menu and the Chefs Specials.

Thank Donna J
Greenville, South Carolina
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went to The Beached Whale for dinner and drinks on a Saturday night in early December. We sat up on the upper deck which had a neat view of the main drag (Christmas lights etc). It is not right on the beach but across the street. They made a fantastic Mojito and very reasonably priced. Also had some neat... More 

Thank JKWalsh1984
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've been eating here every time I visit the area. I always dine at their rooftop bar. My last visit was Dec 1, where I met the new bartender, Elizabeth. Keep in mind that I've always had good service here....but Elizabeth was terrific. She is the best bartender I've ever met here. Dan, the red-bearded waiter, was also fantastic! If... More 

Thank Closetdrummer
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The upper deck was a very enjoyable experience. The restaurant was a comfortable environment with a great presentation of food. We tried this place on our 1st night at the beach and it fit the bill great.

Thank Alan H
Fort Myers, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As fans of Doc Ford's we were thrilled to find The Beached Whale (owned by the same company) was offering the same happy hour that Doc Ford's used to! We enjoyed our fantastic server Lena, who was efficient, cordial, and friendly

Thank Dave M
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Tiffani was our server and she was awesome. Great food and casual atmosphere sitting on the upper deck.

Thank Kevin Q
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We make sure we eat here every time we vacation down here! The food is always excellent and the service is personal and great. They also make the best mojitos on the island. We ate here 5 times during our last 2 1/2 week visit!

Thank GrammaAbbs
Madison, Wisconsin
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Angela gave us fabulous service! The meal was delicious bar food, but had a lot to choose from. She paid attention to everyone and was knowledgeable about the menu which always is a plus

Thank badgermomx2
Painesville, Ohio
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had some of the best service at the beached whale. Not to mention the food was fabulous! The Yucatán shrimp sauce was so delicious!

Thank dee2233
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't say enough about our server Elijah, friendly, knowledgeable and attentive!! The grouper by far was the best we have had! My husband ordered the blackened grouper dinner and then a neighboring table ordered the blackened grouper sandwich and they both raved!! Thanks so much for the great meal!

Thank Carla B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?