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Fish Tale Grill by Merrick Seafood

€€ - €€€Seafood, ,
1229 SE 47th Ter, Cape Coral, FL 33904-7603
+1 239-257-3167
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (381 reviews)
“lobster bisque” (150 reviews)
“butter fish” (30 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
Seafood, Grill, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1229 SE 47th Ter, Cape Coral, FL 33904-7603
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We come here often, usually at lunchtime when it’s less busy as they don’t take reservations. There is a lovely spacious patio with umbrellas. We prefer it to the inside which is a little dark and can be cramped. The raw gulf oysters are always...More

1  Thank ProberOhio
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Finishing contracts early Friday decided to go for a late lunch with wife. Beautiful day, not to hot, excellent service, a fantastic bottle of wine only complimented our excellent meals.

1  Thank Don V
Reviewed 5 days ago

Ate here on a Sunday night and it was packed. They do not take reservations and we had to wait about 30 minutes for a table. We would have preferred to sit on the deck, but when our name came up, we were shown to...More

Thank Looneyman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for a late lunch with my daughter. Whenever she visits Cape Coral, she requests Fish Tale Grill. Sat outside as was cool enough. Very prompt, polite service. Colleen was excellent. My daughter had coconut shrimp tacos which she loved. I had salad with...More

Thank eismd1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have gone here for dinner in the past but this time we went here (twice) to purchase seafood. The first time we purchased cod and it was excellent. The second time we purchased swordfish, lobster tails and filet mignon. The steak was outstanding! Melt...More

Thank vsjwsj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think it's impossible to have a bad meal here. Everything is fresh and tasty and cooked to perfection. We started every meal with a cup of seafood chowder because its so good. A bowl would have been too much. The gravlax was delicious. My...More

Thank olegar31
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my most favorite reataurants in South West Florida....we had the good fortune to be able to dine here twice this year....Last year Bonnie waited on us and then we had her as our server yesterday...She is amazing!....we also had Coral in...More

Thank LindaWickert
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very warm and friendly staff. Very nice fresh seafood. Our 6 year old wanted octopus which was not on the lunch menu but they obliged and cooked an octopus dinner choice for him (it was very tender) - he was so happy! Spoilt for choice...More

Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this the day we arrived at rental house, a Thursday, entertainment on outside deck, good service and food, actually crowded ( it is the “season “), waitress was running, manager came over with drinks($8 each) and comped them, great lobster bisque, salads, grouper, salmon,...More

Thank Don M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Luckily we made a driving mistake and crossed over the bridge to Cape Coral. Being hungry for seafood we found this place and sat outside for lunch. The service was very good and the menu was one that I could have eaten everything on it....More

Thank GJKAnchorageAK
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Len L
26 January 2018|
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Response from Boatparade | Reviewed this property |
Since there is a little bar you may get some liquor as well. You can,t bring your own wine.
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1 May 2017|
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Response from John E | Reviewed this property |
yes, and open for lunch also.
ronald a
18 March 2017|
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Response from murph1013 | Reviewed this property |
No, they don't. If you get there between 5 and 5:30, you have a good chance to get a table inside. It is easier to get a table outside.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1229 SE 47th Ter, Cape Coral, FL 33904-7603 (Formerly Fish Tale Grill)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Cape Coral
  • Phone Number: +1 239-257-3167
  • E-mail
Voted best seafood restaurant in "Best of Cape Coral for last 5 years Fish Tale Grill by Merrick Seafood offers the best local seafood. Anything from fresh salads,fried seafood baskets, homemade soups, raw bar to delectable fresh seafood entrees.
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