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Ristorante Farfalla

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21301 S Tamiami Trail, Estero, FL 33928-2942 (1 Mile North of Coconut Point Mall)
+1 239-495-9912
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Thank you for your interest in Ristorante Farfalla. We will take great...
Thank you for your interest in Ristorante Farfalla. We will take great delight in hosting your dinner party, and hope that we can assist you in planning your special evening. Whether you are looking for the perfect setting for a small group or large party, our elegant tables, discrete alcoves and private dining room will accommodate you. Our unsurpassed service and attention to detail is legendary. Our nationally acclaimed cuisine has received the highest, world-renowned culinary awards. We hope that you will select Ristorante Farfalla for an experience in exceptional dining while enjoying the Estero area.
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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Food

This was our first time there and the food was very good and service was great! We'd go back in a heartbeat. We had a friend that was with us with food allergies and they were very accomodating.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Debbie C
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Estero, Florida
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Estero, Florida
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our first time there and the food was very good and service was great! We'd go back in a heartbeat. We had a friend that was with us with food allergies and they were very accomodating.

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1 Thank Debbie C
Bonita Springs, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant on January 4, 2016 to have a nice dinner with my mother. We ordered a bottle of cabernet wine to start off which was pretty good. We ordered a calamari as a starter which was delicious. For main course I ordered a Penne alla Vodka with griiled chicken, which I really enjoyed and my mother ordered... More 

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2 Thank Eddie S
Bonita Springs, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our experience at this restaurant was beyond disappointing. We were hopeful that the restaurant would deliver a bit more than one might expect in a strip shopping center. It did not. The servers were inefficient and not adequately trained. One of our salads was whisked away before we were finished. Both entrees were disappointing in more ways that we can... More 

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1 Thank bob s
Sarasota, Florida
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49 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to this restaurant, which is located in a Publix shopping center dressed in shorts. After all this is Florida and in a publix strip center and even at top restaurants people often walk in dressed very casual. We were talked to like the place was too good for us and told it was a "fine restaurant" and we... More 

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1 Thank chuck p
Toronto,Ontario
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133 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is not too expensive - service was not great - but definitely worth a visit... We went on Saturday we loved the fact it is not noisy and the food is very good - the sauces excellent and the atmosphere very pleasant - only negative was when we finished our bottle of wine we asked for a glass and... More 

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2 Thank Colmarink
Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was great, the food was horrible and bland. It is not upscale. I place it a step below Olive Garden. We asked for the food to be boxed to be brought back home. We actually dumped our take home in the trash barrel outside of the restaurant.

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1 Thank Tony J
Fort Myers
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200 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Well I guess it depends on what all is important to you. This place is small and has an open kitchen, thus it is very noisy. We had a party of eight. Out waiter was awful. He would take two drink orders, go get the drinks, take two more, go get them etc. Then he still forgot one person. We... More 

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1 Thank sendmehome
Centennial, Colorado, Usa
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

My wife and I had a delightful holiday dinner at Ristorante Farfalla. Farfalla is owned by its talented chef, Michael, who originally hails from Egypt, but has spent many years in the New York and Gulf Coast areas. He enjoys talking with his customers and it is clear that he takes great pride in his restaurant and his cooking. I... More 

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Thank Mellon
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

So after reading the reviews on this restaurant I think we dodged a bullet by being refused service because I had on flip flops, which I must add were designer (as were my jeans and top) and my guess cost more than everything the host was wearing. The restaurant was empty at 6:45 on a Friday night so that tells... More 

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2 Thank Linda S
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55 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

This is by far one of the worst dinner experiences. The manager, chef and waiter were extremely rude. The waiter's attitude was to talk down to us. He did not tell us the specials. We told him about food allergies and he did not follow up with the chef. We tried to talk to the chef as he was standing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 21301 S Tamiami Trail, Estero, FL 33928-2942
    (1 Mile North of Coconut Point Mall)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Estero
  • Phone Number: +1 239-495-9912

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 38

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

Thank you for your interest in Ristorante Farfalla. We will take great delight in hosting your dinner party, and hope that we can assist you in planning your special evening. Whether you are looking for the perfect setting for a small group or large party, our elegant tables, discrete alcoves and private dining room will accommodate you. Our unsurpassed service and attention to detail is legendary. Our nationally acclaimed cuisine has received the highest, world-renowned culinary awards. We hope that you will select Ristorante Farfalla for an experience in exceptional dining while enjoying the Estero area.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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