The most rustic and arguable one of the most popular spots on the Island is The Cottage Beach bar and Cabana. Located on the first level of Shuckers Restaurant and directly on the sand, it once was a bath house for vacationers and locals alike in the late 1920's. This narrow long bar with attached cabana, is come as you are, no shoes, no shirt, no problem. Sit at the bar or bury your toes in the sand where tables with bright pink umbrellas line the beach. Full bar, buckets of beer, draft and local craft beer. Other popular drinks are frozen Rum Runners, Pina Colada, and Miami Vice. Open for lunch and dinner serving appetizers, burgers, sandwiches, soup, salads, children's menu seafood and raw bar. Spectacular sunsets and water views. Live entertainment please check our live entertainment schedule at http://www.shuckersfmb.com/livemusic_cal.html Come by boat and drop and anchor or by car we have valet parking. Open daily at 11am until sunset. Family owned and operated since 1972.
The World Famous Cottage Bar since 1974 upstairs offering live bands nightly and dancing, is the al fresco bar attached to Shuckers, both upstairs.
Justin Smart is the Executive Chef and oversees the culinary operations for all three venues.
General Information: Open Year-Round
Location: Beachfront, Island, Oceanfront, Waterfront
Suitable for Ages: All Ages
Hours: 11am to sunset
Closest Airport: Fort Myers International
Driving Time to Nearby Lodging: Next-door
Distance from Public Transportation: Trolley in front
Disabled Traveler Information: ADA Compliant
Cuisine Served: American, Cuban, Ice Cream & Treats, Mexican, Oyster Bar, Seafood
Dining Type: Casual Dining
Meals Served: Breakfast, Dinner, Sunday Brunch
Restaurant Features: Beachfront Dining, Carry Out, Children's Menu, Full Bar, Group Menu Available, Happy Hour, Live Music, Outdoor Dining, Private Room Capacity, Smoke-Free, Smoking Area, Waterfront Dining
Restaurant Type: Cafe, Nightclub / Bar
Type of Bar/Nightclub: Live Music
Meeting Facilities: Outdoor Event Venues
Category: Meeting/Tour Groups Welcome
Wedding Services: Wedding Services, Wedding/Reception Venues
Total Number of Meeting Rooms: One