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Captain Fishbones

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2787 N Tamiami Trl, North Fort Myers, FL 33903-2213
+1 239-995-2141
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11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:00 - 19:00
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Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Fort Myers, Florida
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

During a visit we stopped to have lunch. I wasn't expecting anything great, but to my surprise, the food was good. The interior has a nautical theme with replicas of over 50 fish and sharks on the walls and hanging from the ceiling. A very friendly staff on hand to take care of your needs. The food was good and... More 

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Thank Bradley K
Sandra L, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Fishbones, responded to this review

Hi Bradley, We are happy to hear you were pleasantly surprised at Capt'n Fishbones. We greatly appreciate you taking your time to review us. More 

Fairless Hills
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is located at the Shell Factory and Nature Park. The food was plentiful and well worth taking home leftovers. It was delicious and not pricey. You can sit indoors or outside. My server was Kali and she was very attentive and pleasant. Apparently they have a lot of fun things and events that are family friendly as well... More 

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Thank Cindy C
Sandra L, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Fishbones, responded to this review

Hi Cindy, If you're not a local we hope we can have you visit soon or for our annual Gumbo Fest. If you're a local feel free to check our website for our monthly events, shellfactory.com Thank you for taking the time to review us. More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Fishbone's restaurant is in the Shell Factory complex. Probably one of the best places in SW Florida to get souvenirs if you need them. They have a HUGE souvenir shop and a small amusement park for kids. We go to Captain Fishbone's fairly often. Can't beat the value for all-you-can-eat fried fish on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays for $10.95.... More 

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Thank T C
Sandra L, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Fishbones, responded to this review

Hello, We greatly appreciate your feedback. Hopefully, we can improve our hush puppies to your enjoyment. Thank you for your feedback. More 

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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Went with girlfriend after movie. Really mediocre food. I had the broiled fisherman's platter. Fish not sure what kind but it had stringy connective tissue hard to eat. No taste except for cocktail sauce. We also shared crab cakes appetizer, over cooked, sent back but second one just as bad. Deep fried cake all filling no crab. We also shared... More 

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Thank Jan H
Sandra L, General Manager at Captain Fishbones, responded to this review

Hi Jan, We apologize if your experience wasn't great. Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. More 

Lake Saint Louis, Missouri
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Great fish fry. The fish was very tasty in the french fries are great and great service. We live close and we go there a lot.

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Thank Jimjoangruss
Sandra L, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Fishbones, responded to this review

Hello, It's great to hear you enjoy our Fish Fry. Thank you for taking the time to review us. More 

Hopewell Junction, New York
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103 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Located at the Shell Factory complex in North Fort Myers, this place offers indoor and outdoor seating. Service was not the fastest we have ever had, and the food did not come out quickly. My wife ordered chowder to have before the meal; it did not come out and might not have had we not mentioned it to the waitress... More 

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Thank tektektek
Sandra L, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Fishbones, responded to this review

Hello, I'm sorry to hear your service was not as fast as it should've been. We will continue to improve our customer service. Thank you for bringing it to our attention. More 

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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Cute restaurant and bar next to the Shell Factory. Had a nice lunch on Saturday afternoon- a Clam Po Boy sandwich with some of the crispest fries- Great Bloody Mary and some Key Lime Pie( a little frozen and a bit too sweet- but good to share!

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Thank Susan N
Sandra L, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Fishbones, responded to this review

Hi Susan, We appreciate you taking the time to review us. Hope you visit again soon. More 

Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

They have good seafood and the service is usually quick and reliable. It has funny decor, with fish hanging everywhere. Kitchy and fun.

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Thank Angelina A
Sandra L, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Fishbones, responded to this review

Hi Angelina, We appreciate you taking the time to review us. Hope you can visit again. More 

Emmaus, Pennsylvania
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128 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

I stopped with the wife for the Shell Factory's Captain Fishbone restaurant's famous Wednesday Fish Fry. Overall, it was pretty much acceptable, the service could have been a touch faster but it was busy, so some of the normal attention you might expect when tipping at 20% can sort of be understood. It's a fact that it's the quality of... More 

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Thank Casualty
Sandra L, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Fishbones, responded to this review

Hello, We hope you do visit again and are able to exceed your expectations. Thank you for taking the time to review us! More 

Cape Coral, Florida
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Our friends from Indiana just love to eat here so every time they visit we have to go to their all you can eat fish fry and it is cooked to order not laying around under a heat lamp . Tell them how many you want order as many times as you want enjoy

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Thank Hank D
Sandra L, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Fishbones, responded to this review

Hi Hank, It's great to hear you enjoyed the all you can eat fish fry! Thank you for taking the time to review us. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 19:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2787 N Tamiami Trl, North Fort Myers, FL 33903-2213
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  North Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: +1 239-995-2141
Description
A trip to the Shell Factory wouldn't be complete without a stop at our renowned Capt'n Fishbones Seafood Grill. Open for lunch and dinner all week long, it offers comfortable table and booth seating in the dining room and bar, or at our open-air (weather permitting) new Swamp Bar Patio. You can even bring your dog for a treat at our new outdoor DogBones Café. The MENU Ranges from appetizers to fresh seafood which includes our popular fried fish special. Both Capt'n Fishbones & the Dolphin Room are newly renovated and offer great service with Old Florida Charm.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?