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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
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Emmaus, Pennsylvania
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133 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 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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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

When you're close by you need to stop at this very popular local place. Everything was good, prices food & service. You're bound to see someone you know, they are so many people!

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

Hi Tom, We're pleased to hear how much you enjoy visiting The Shell Factory. More 

North Fort Myers, Florida
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Good food, great service and a wonderful place to bring children. The fish will keep them occupied, as well as yourself, for a while.

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Thank 991liska
Sandra L, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Fishbones, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review us. More 

North Fort Myers, Florida
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221 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

We've been going to the Shell Factory for years and didn't know that this place existed. The food was good and the service was good. There are not of places to eat near by.

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

Hello, We appreciate you taking the time to review us. More 

Houston, Texas
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Others had told us about this restaurant so we were anxious to try it. We were very disappointed by the quality of the food and lack of service on a NOT busy afternoon. Won't return. It wasn't terrible, but there are much better places to go.

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

Hi Mona, We appreciate you providing us with your feedback. We will work to improve our service. Thank you. More 

North Fort Myers, Florida
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Food is great and service is wonderful. Always a good atmosphere wither you stop in for lunch or dinner!!

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

Hi Daniel, We appreciate you taking the time to review us. More 

Trenary, Michigan
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

There were 12 of us who ate here the day before our Mothers birthday. We were seated in a "U" shaped area which was perfect for us to talk and the waitstaff to serve and take orders. Meals were good, drinks were great and lots of laughter from this rowdy crew. Thanks

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

Hi Linda, Happy to hear you were able to celebrate and have a fun time. Thank you for reviewing us. More 

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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

The place is very old, the service was slow and for example, they bring clam chowder soup but no spoon until 5 minutes later. The French fries were really good, the chowder had a ball of flour in it, the grouper was ok but small the cole slaw was good, the coconut shrimp was really good with the sauce and... More 

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

Hello, We appreciate your feedback, thank you. More 

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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I go here occasionaly as some snow birder friends seem to love it.I never get a cozy ambient feeling I get the feeling like I am in a converted warehouse and its set up to cater for visitors or tour buses.Bar staff courteuos and friendly.ONCE MY VISITING friends appetites are satis I want to move to a more ambient and... More 

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1 Thank DON FRANCIS D
Sandra L, Guest Relations Manager at Captain Fishbones, responded to this review

Hi Don, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. 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
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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?