Rae’s on the Beach

4.4
60 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
Have you heard the news? Rae's on the Beach is now Rae's Real Italian! We're serving up some delicious Italian cuisine for the whole family to enjoy with traditional and modern Italian flavors. Stop by for dinner and see for yourself!

Rae’s Italian is located inside the Pink Shell Beach Resort and Marina with panoramic views of our private beach and Gulf waters.

Our Resort is open, including dining option – Rae’s on the Beach - Real Italian – with safety and social distancing in mind.
In accordance with the Town of Fort Myers Beach’s most recent declaration announced July 1, 2020, Pink Shell will require all guests over the age of six to wear a mask while indoors.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 60 people are saying
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4.4based on recent ratings
4.3
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4.4
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4.2
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frequentdine
New England
2 reviews
Dined 18 hours ago
Overall3food3service3ambience4

The food and service was good. The view was wonderful. My husband and I thought it was overpriced for the quality of food. We were dressed summer casual and the people at the table over had tank tops on. I expect more if I'm spending $100 per couple for dinner.

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vipDanielle
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food2service5ambience3

Very easy if staying at Pink Shell. Staff was wonderful. A shame because food was just mediocre.

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vipWKWK
Phoenix
8 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Great service. Pasta dishes very good. Great view of water and beach ( and sunset ). Difficult to find as it is part of a hotel.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Service was great - Lloyd was very personable.

Warm bread, olive oil, balsamic and Parmesan on the table as you’re seated and we love that touch.

Food was tasty and presentation was good.

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Nove
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience3

Terrible food and service. I don’t no how this place has good reviews. Pizza was not fresh it’s was microwaved and served room temperature. Pasta was ehhh. My husband steak and our Caesar salad was ok though. The appetizers took an hour and 20 mins to come out since the time we sat down. Our waitress seemed frazzled. The only thing I can say is the manager apologized.

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RandyJ
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Great service! Poor planning, they ran out of the special very early on Valentines Day!

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vipFoodieMike
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

This is a restaurant with a beautiful view and excellent-friendly service. It is moderately priced and the quality of the food is very good.

My Manhattan was ordered UP but came on a large ROCK. Oops!

While all the food was tasty it could have been served hotter but on a busy day of Valentines dinners the kitchen may have been rushed. The meatball was extraordinary but needed another few minutes in the oven.

Very nice wines by the glass list and while the wine list is short it is adequate and reasonable.

Definite will go back.

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vipWinenot
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely Valentine’s dinner and awesome view

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vipTiffany
Miami
30 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had an excellent time and the food was very good. Please ask for Ali because she also made the night super fun! Cheers!

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JBfinds
Chicago
16 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely fabulous! I hope we get back before we have to leave the area!

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OpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on February 10, 2021
Overall2food3service2ambience1

Not what we expected. Only 2 other tables had patrons. Atmosphere sucked but food was good.

JA
JoAnnK
Naples
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and drinks were excellent. Our waitress was a delight! We are going back again tonight!

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robinm
Louisville
1 review
Dined on January 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious ,accommodating and atmosphere was excellent.

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Jules
Indiana
1 review
Dined on January 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was delicious and the view is beautiful. Nice place to watch the sun go down

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SharonM
1 review
Dined on January 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We ate at Rae's twice during our stay at the Pink Shell. Ali and Calin, who waited on us, did a wonderful job. They were quite knowledgeable about the food and were happy to answer any questions we had about the resort as well. It was our first stay at the Pink Shell and having their input helped a lot. The food was delicious and the beautiful view of the sun setting on the ocean was absolutely amazing! We highly recommend Rae's on the Beach.

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vipWinenot
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful views and delicious food

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GetYourGrubOn
Miami
6 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Service started strong but declined toward the end. Water glasses were refilled while we waited for food for example, but then once the meal hit the table it was hard to get a server to refill beverages again. The ambiance is a conference room turned into a makeshift dining room. They tossed a couple of tv screens on the wall running a fish tank screensaver. Food and drinks were very good.

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vipKarenW
Orlando
6 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Great vacation restaurant. Service was EXCEPTIONAL!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Phoenix
27 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience2

The salads were good but the main course was mediocre. Tables are tiny and service was slow. We won’t be returning.

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RCA1956
Indiana
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2020
Overall3food4service5ambience2

This was a nice place to have dinner. I think it is best for those staying at the resort. You can come very casual and I actually was looking for a nicer place. The views were great and the food was very good. Service was great. I would come back but not for a special event like a birthday

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sharit
Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Stayed at the pink shell for our 30th Tabby our server made everything special The snapper was amazing!!

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vipJessicaL
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2020
Overall1food1service3ambience2

Seafood was not fresh. Very disappointing considering the location. I expected fresh shrimp and they were definitely not. Tried another seafood spot a day later with incredibly fresh seafood. Beach view was nice but with the food quality I would not recommend this place.

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luvdiningout
Indiana
3 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great atmosphere. Good food, cocktails and service. Only downside is it's kind of pricey and not a very large menu but I would recommend it.

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OpenTable Diner
Tampa
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We had great food, great service, and a great view!

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LouisB
New England
3 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Valentines menu worked perfect for os and seating was great to enjoy sunset

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SteveC
1 review
Dined on January 29, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We enjoyed our dinner @ Rae's--only negative was the rain that prevented us from seeing the gorgeous sunset view that Rae's affords. Rae's food & service was very good--we will look forward to dining there again!

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JanetG
Detroit
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience1

The reservation did not include it was inside the hotel pink shell. So somewhat difficult
To find but the valet was very helpful
Large windows nice
Ambience of the restaurant needs much improvement. Lighting not romantic no background music furniture likely outdoor category
Felt like a remodeled fitness center
Food Very good salads and risotto and rib appetizer

JA
vipJA576
Tampa
10 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious. The view spectacular. The only down side were the rest rooms. Shared with the pool side bar.

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vipAlbertM
Miami
9 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service beautiful view and food was outstanding.

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall2food4service4ambience2

Food was pretty good but the lighting is horrible and although our waiter was good it took a long time for the food to come.

JA
JudyA
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Service very slow. Menu limited for Christmas Day. Food acceptable, but nothing special. Had no rare cuts of prime rib. No restrooms close. Had to go down to pool level. Not a good experience and pricey.

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vipSmltee
Chicago
13 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Very disappoint it was a fixed menu for Christmas. Regardless the place was not what I expected. Wouldn’t go back.

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BROOKSD
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on December 14, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Excellent food but deceiving in that they didn’t have outdoor dining.

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StacyR
Naples
9 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and beautiful view of the gulf and sanibel love coming here!

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vipTriciaC
Philadelphia
13 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2019
Overall5food5service3ambience4

The best Grouper dinner on Fort Myers Beach. The had an excellent menu selection and a nice wine selection. The mussels were delicious. The waiter could have been more attentive since the soup was served without a spoon and we had to find him. It was not crowded the night we visited so the noise level was fine. The view was beautiful and we will definitely visit again.

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RobertS
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Good food very attentive server. Good view of the gulf. Could use a little higher end furnishings.

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RichardD
Tampa
3 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Open table should investigate this place. They took my 2:00 reservation. I paid my valets for parking my car only to find out they don’t open for lunch I was told they use the dining room for overflow lunch when I called the restaurant phone number the burger place on the beach answed. The beach menu was nothing like the restaurants that opens at 5:00. I wasted time money and traffic. I love open table I hope you won’t let them continue tricking people by taking lunch reservations. Respectively summited.

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vipPhilipB
Naples
4 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience4

The restaurant was only open for dinner. Lunch was a limited service and seating outside only

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PattyL
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2019
Overall2food1service5ambience2

The waitress Cheryl was outstandanding and very presonable. Food was not the best. SHrimp and ribs were not very good!

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faustop
Miami
14 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience2

I would recommend, but if you have a better alternate you can consider it.

FAQs

Rae’s on the Beach is rated 4.4 stars by 60 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.