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28580 Bonita Crossings Blvd, Bonita Springs, FL 34135-3200
+1 239-948-1313
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Winter Haven, Florida
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305 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The best meal and service I've had in the area. Shawnee was my waitress and she had fantastic suggestions. Black grouper, fresh green beans and fresh fries. She was an attentive, friendly waitress. I will definitely go back when I'm in he area. The stone crab was also delicious!!

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2 Thank 63Kathyd
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This would be my second visit. Our waitress Melissa was a sweet heart. She recommend the special seasoning for the order of the blue crab cluster (note this doesn't come with a side and recommend the garlic bread to go with it). It was DELICIOUS. Took my own sweet time finishing up every single bit. I'm sure to go back... More 

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2 Thank haifa a
Sanibel Island, Florida
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I believe this is a chain also. I felt it a little expensive and my opinion is that I've had better seafood.

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Thank bella402
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The resturant has ok food. Planes fly over every few minutes. Food wasn't great for price. Atmosphere is ok also. Small and tables are close together. Family of six paid $300 for fish tacos and burgers. Had a few beers. Not worth money.

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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57 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit and was really surprised at the quality of the food. Had the grouper and it was blackened extremely well though the fillet was a little small. Coconut shrimp that others ordered was excellent. I must admit I have been driving by the restaurant for a few years but never seemed to give it a chance. Friend recommended it... More 

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2 Thank Neal D
PinchersCrabShack, Manager at Pincher's, responded to this review

We appreciate your comments and support, we look forward to seeing you again soon!! More 

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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went Pinchers in Tin City. Seating on the water. Delicious steamed seafood! Staff is great. Always helpful

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2 Thank Tracie D
Bonita Springs, Florida
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been going to Pinchers since it started as a tiny restaurant in the corner of a strip mall years ago! When it moved to this location we were worried that they would lose the atmosphere and good food, but that didn't happen. We have been going here for years and always take visiting company or meet friends there.... More 

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Vaughan, Canada
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180 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went since my brother craved the blue crabs, not cheap, a lot of work for him with limited reward. The rest of us had the typical blackened grouper sandwich, fish tacos etc. The beer was cold and the service is very good.

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1 Thank Sergio B
bonita springs fl
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295 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For years Pincers has been serving fresh fish in Bonita. Always my 1st trip in October for stone crabs as well as whenever we want a good fish or shell fish dinner. Always busy, but grab a beer and relax.

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2 Thank bonitabuffalo
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went early for dinner on a Friday night, sat at high table along open windows. Awesome setting, 2 for 1 on margaritas, oysters were half price, food was good and service excellent! Part of chain but didn't taste like it. Good value. We'll go back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 29
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
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 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28580 Bonita Crossings Blvd, Bonita Springs, FL 34135-3200
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Bonita Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 239-948-1313
Description
You Can't Fake Fresh® - that's not just our tagline, it is the core value of the family owned and operated Pinchers Crab Shacks.Fresh is everything to a seafood restaurant, especially ours, and we try our best to deliver fresh seafood to your table each and every visit. Local fishermen and crabbers leave our shores daily and guide their boats out into the Gulf of Mexico to fish on behalf of Pinchers. They return each night with the best that the Gulf has to offer. They bring this precious catch to us and are one of the primary reasons for our success.In 2007, we purchased the Island Crab Company on Pine Island to serve as a fresh seafood facility for our restaurants. By having our own local facility, we can deliver fresh fish and shellfish to the table faster and fresher – whether its Grouper, Blue Crab, Stone Crab or some of the wonderful fish that you'll see highlighted as specials of the day.Local Fisherman fish Local Waters for a Local Restaurant. You can't get a more Southwest Florida experience than that, and that's what we mean when we say – You Can't Fake Fresh®.

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