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Captain Fishbones

2787 N Tamiami Trl, North Fort Myers, FL 33903-2213
+1 239-995-2141
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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“fish fry” (12 reviews)
“fries” (21 reviews)
“basa” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
2787 N Tamiami Trl, North Fort Myers, FL 33903-2213
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1 - 10 of 157 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

good atmosphere. fish is good. also too expensive. i would go more if the prices wernt so high nice view inside.

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

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

Reviewed 1 week ago

Fishbones offers quite a variety of meals. I decided on the all you can eat fish. It was nice and crisp, sweet potato fries and coleslaw. My wife had their crab cakes, and they were some of the best we have had in the area....More

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

Hello jcdillon, We appreciate you taking the time to review us. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed your meal.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went here frequently due to the proximity of our resort. Service can be pretty slow depending on when you go there. Food is good. Would recommend the grouper sandwich! Yummy!

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

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

Reviewed 22 March 2017

went on a Wednesday night for all you can eat fish. It came out quickly and the server brought us an extra plate with about 7 more fish right away. Not a long wait. The fish is bosom which is swai fish in Florida. Its...More

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

Hi Susan, Glad to hear you enjoyed AYCE Fish Fry. We also appreciate your feedback, thank you.

Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Ok seafood restaurant; better than last year. Understand they hired a new head cook. Mainly fried seafood. Kind of a sit down and eat, thanks your done place. Good place to take the kids and informal type parties. Older crowd frequents the facility.

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

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

Reviewed 23 February 2017

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...More

2  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.

Reviewed 18 February 2017 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...More

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.

Reviewed 17 February 2017

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....More

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.

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...More

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.

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.

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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
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
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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.