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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 5 days ago

Great spot in downtown Ft Myers. No view but nice patio area. Very expensive not really worth the prices they charge. I found the staff stuffy and snobby. The food was good but you want great when paying $50 and up per entree. Tons of...More

Thank Sailgirl2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is just so amazing. The service is so good... Pete you are so amazing.. I loved the old way of good service.. good wines, good food and a true souhtern style.. Love the garden and the best is the toilet for the ladies......More

Thank PatSorKi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Much ado about nothing. The service fair at best. Our server, Brett, did not even ask if we wanted coffee or tea with dessert, never asked if we wanted another glass of wine. The food? Mediocre at best. The rack of lamb was average. I...More

Thank catherine b
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the first time my family went to dinner and everyone raved about what they ordered. Service was fantastic. Lovely restaurant highly recommend!

Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very formal yet very comfortable. Ambiance is upscale coastal. Waitstaff are the best. Menu varied an interesting. My steak was one of the best I have ever eaten.

Thank marsha v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a positive note, the meal was good for all three of us, which made the occasion special. The influence on making it great meal was where we were seated which was awful. A table just outside the kitchen, in the “lane” for all the...More

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is where you celebrate special occasions- it just doesn’t get any better. We celebrated Mom’s 86th Birthday here as she loves the Veranda. Our waiter, Pete, was on the mark as was the food. We tried PEI mussels, crab cakes, scallop app, Caesar and...More

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Beth W, Public Relations Manager at The Veranda, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Diana for the excellent review of Pete and the Veranda! Happy Birthday to your Mom! Beth Watson, Director of Marketing

Reviewed 3 October 2018

Expensive, however well worth the price. Excellent dining experience from the Doorman, to the Hostess, the Wait staff, and the food. This is a wonderful special occasion restaurant. Could not ask for better service and the food was incredible. Very good wine list as well....More

Thank DawnHB
Reviewed 16 September 2018

From the moment we walked in we felt like we were in a Victorian Home and we were the guests. We were with 2 other couples and the maitre d made us feel very welcome. Our waiter was JD and while we kidded him about...More

Thank cdsamm
Reviewed 9 September 2018

My son and his wife made reservations here to celebrate their 1st Wedding Anniversary--kind of a big deal. I called and requested that the restaurant allow me to surprise the couple and pay for their meal. Mickie was so nice and had it all worked...More

Thank Kyle B
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Response from Bporterfl | Reviewed this property |
I saw a mix but you are safe with business casual or jeans and a dress shirt for men. The ladies were dressed up more than the men. This is not a place for shorts, flip flops or T-shirt’s.
21 October 2017|
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Response from Carmela W | Reviewed this property |
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I am not certain; I would contact them and ask the question.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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