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The Beached Whale

1249 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2708
+1 239-463-5505
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1249 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2708
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a great meal at the Beached Whale, in fact, it was a great dining experience, which is exactly what you want while on vacation. We went with another couple, they told us we'd have to wait 20 minutes for a table, but it...More

Thank QueensNYmom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here twice in 4 days. The wrap was very good. The coconut shrimp was really good, but the best thing we had was the Yucatan Shrimp! Very tasty. The service was a little slow, but we were not in any big hurry.

Thank greenmanalishi
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking to eat at another restaurant and found this treasure by accident. What a find. We had a great lunch with an awesome view overlooking the water. Friendly staff was a bonus!

Thank keneeck
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the very first stop after arriving in Fort Myers Beach at 8 o’clock at night! After long day of travel this place really hit the spot! Went back three times and all our meals were great!!! Our bar server Michele was very helpful...More

Thank michael f
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Beached Whale is located on Estero Blvd. in a very active area. It has a dining room, bar, and a dining deck from which you can watch the sun set. TV sets with all manner of sports can be viewed in the lower dining...More

Thank ddaborn
Reviewed 1 week ago

great place for a grouper sandwich on the roof overlooking Estero blvd and the crowds. Owned by Doc fords, so food is quality, but atmosphere a bit "Divey" the clientele tends to be more touristy and bar hoppers.Many TV's for sporting events. downstairs has music...More

Thank RAYK455
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had such a good time the first night we returned for a second. Food was great and the views from rooftop are fun and entertaining.

Thank David S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch & the food was absolutely off the charts, easy too choose from, yet unique ingredients. Upstairs ocean view. Rosalie was one of the coolest servers Iv ever had in my life!!! The beached whale is a must visit!

Thank DBeattie92
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had an early dinner here while on vacation. The weather was great so we sat outside. The service was excellent - not overbearing yet attentive. Tropical drinks were delicious and the barbecued ribs were out of this world. This is a...More

Thank Doreen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For being spring break we were seated immediately which was fantastic. We had a toddler with us in our group and need food fast. They promptly sat us and placed an order for the youngster and took our drink and app orders. The food was...More

Thank bdubu2000
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11 February 2017|
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Response from Carol M | Reviewed this property |
I am not aware of a contest. The servers do get credit for positive reviews.
Mike G
15 January 2017|
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Response from WhaleFMB | Property representative |
Hello! Thank you for your question! We will be having drink and food specials, to be determined when we know what teams are playing. Hope to see you then!
31 August 2016|
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Response from dmgholt | Reviewed this property |
i dont know what the problem is ..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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
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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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