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The Veranda

2122 2nd St, At Broadway, Fort Myers, FL 33901-3013
+1 239-332-2065
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2122 2nd St, At Broadway, Fort Myers, FL 33901-3013
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went with friends to this beautiful restaurant for a birthday celebration. It is an old plantation house (actually 2) and takes up a full block in downtown Ft Myers. Food and service was excellent!! Friends had chateaubriand that was done at our table and they...More

Thank antiquer
Reviewed 5 days ago

The restaurant is very southern, the food was excellent, especially the table-side caesar salad. It may be the best caesar salad that I have ever had. The service was outstanding. If we go back to Ft Myers, we would definitely go back to the restaurant.

Thank jodiebasket
Reviewed 6 days ago

We made a reservation for just after opening and arrived early. The hostess told us to wait for 15 minutes. Thirty minutes later a helpful bartender interceded and got us our table. The hostess told me that she had given our table to a walk-in....More

Thank bikehog
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a sprawling restaurant in a charming, turn-of-the-century house in downtown Fort Myers. The atmosphere is lovely and the service was very nice. The food is Southern style with a very good snapper with orzo entrée and key lime pie dessert. The salad, however,...More

Thank Duxburygirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

We started with the Carpaccio, I had the filet, it was done perfect. My wife had the catch of the day which was the Gropper. Service was great, we were there early for dinner so it was easy, but they were very busy when we...More

Thank nh681
Reviewed 1 week ago

Going out to dinner in Florida is sometimes a challenge because the place is mobbed by vacationers and their dining demands are dictated by casual, comfortable, on-vacation atmosphere. The Veranda is a romantic setting in an old Florida home is perfect for a dining experience...More

Thank Franco M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been patrons of the Veranda for the past two years taking visitors for a great dinner and last night they fell well short of their reputation. Veal very very very tough, fish was dry..crab hash lacked the crab. What happened ??? It will...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice place for lunch with your spouse. Umbrellas if the sun if hot. Good service, not rushed. The food is excellent. Good spot for conversation in a historic setting

Thank tallwarm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go here often. Small groups or large. Oozes old Florida charm. The patio is just lovely and the food is excellent. We have never been disappointed.

Thank suzieb702
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely beautiful ambiance with delicious food. Waiters are dressed in tuxes and treat you like royalty. We went with friends and though it was pricey, it was well worth the money. We started our dinner with an incrediable spinach salad, warmed and prepared with table...More

Thank Jill W
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I am not certain; I would contact them and ask the question.
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this isnt Burger King ,,, its a first class restaurant,Love it
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2122 2nd St, At Broadway, Fort Myers, FL 33901-3013
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: +1 239-332-2065
Nestled in the heart of historic downtown Fort Myers. The Veranda will take you away from the hustle & bustle of everyday life to a bygone era of Antebellum charm. The Veranda's romantic setting in two turn-of-the-century homes, combined with our Southern Regional Cuisine, an extensive wine list, and first class service staff will provide you with the most unique dining experience in Southwest Florida. Celebrating our 35th year in business, The Veranda is consistently honored as one of the most award-winning restaurants in the area. Join us and experience the romance, the history and the charm that is the Veranda!
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