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Nervous Nellie's

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1131 1st St, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2622
+1 239-463-8077
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Ft. Myers Beach
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Service was not the best. We sat inside although we had a choice to sit out in the deck. Food was good. Nice location and easy walking distance to the beach.

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Thank Barbara M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Three couples went there for dinner. We sat out on the deck with a tall ship docked in front of us. Live music was playing but it wasn't obnoxiously loud. We could still have a conversion. The food was good, not excellent. The service was attentive.

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Thank Todd D
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Crowded restaurant with average service but the menu is large, the food is decent and the location is great. Large back deck overlooking the bay is a fun place to see large boats. Something for everyone on the menu.

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The menu was huge and food was great. Service was pretty slow which was fine for us as we were there to relax, but not for those in a hurry.

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Drums
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family and I were staying on Fort Myers Beach four nights/five days. Because we liked the food, drinks and service so much, we ate at Nervous Nellie's two of those nights. The first time was outside and the second time was inside (due to a brief rain shower). The outside was better because we could enjoy the live music.... More 

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Thank stephene867
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What can you say it is on the bay side but still what a view. Ate there several times and was never disappointed. They have live entertainment and they have a dock so boats are coming and going.

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Thank Darice S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

had dinner out on the lower patio and loved the view and atmosphere. ordered the mahi mahi tacos which were above average and came with black beans and rice which were also tasty. I also ordered french onion soup, but never received it. service was average, but enjoyed the live music. would probably give another try

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Thank Kenneth Y
Galesburg, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nervous Nellies is always a treat. The staff are fun and food never disappoints. They are busy but you don't have to wait long at all to get in. And it's worth it.

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Thank McMomn
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Came by boat and dock hand was quick to help out. They always have entertainment, which we enjoy and not easy to find elsewhere (during the day) this time of year. I had the mahi tacos for about the fifth time and they were good and filling as always. Can't beat three tacos for $14.99. Great view and atmosphere too!

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Thank Mike S
Gloucester, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our cabbie told us this was a must-visit place, but we found nothing special about it. Nice atmosphere on the water and the waiter was nice. One in our party ordered mahi-mahi and it was the thinnest piece of mahi I have ever seen. Everything else about the place was just average. Wouldn't go back for the money.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1131 1st St, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931-2622
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 239-463-8077
Description
Nervous Nellie's and Ugly's is Fort Myers Beach's best waterfront restaurant. Featuring fresh seafood, steaks and and the largest selection of sandwiches, Nervous Nellie's is great for large groups or that special occasion. Live entertainment, concerts,and table side magic, add to the fun atmosphere you will find here. Don't forget happy hour all day everyday at Ugly's waterside bar located above the main restaurant.

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