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Ristorante Farfalla

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21301 S Tamiami Trl, Estero, FL 33928-2942 (1 Mile North of Coconut Point Mall)
+1 239-495-9912
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 7
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  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Perfect for a relaxing delicious dinner....

Farfalla is located in Corkscrew Village which is a small strip mall in Estero at the corner of Corkscrew and Tamiami Trail. Michael Fattah is the Chef and Owner and has been operating this fine restaurant for the past 17 years. A popular place that has many return customers who like good food... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Arleen H
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Mount Hope, Canada
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Cape Coral, Florida
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Four of us dined at Farfalla yesterday evening, a return visit by one couple and a first for us. We rated our experience five stars based on 4 meals with high quality ingredients, which were perfectly prepared from a well balanced menu. The fish, snapper in parchment and large Ocean Garden jumbo shrimp and two fra diavolo seafoods on mixed... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Terrible service, waited 20 mins to even be acknowledged to place a drink order. Food took 45 mins for way undercooked noodles and sauce was watery and not very flavorful. Was looking for a good Italian place close to home, very dissatisfied... Will keep looking.

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Estero, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Service, food, prices, atmosphere. All terrific. Chatted with the owner-cook who sought out how best to satisfy the two grandchildren (one of whose graduation we were extended family-celebrating when we walked in at almost 8:30 PM. Could not have been a better experience. Although we live nearby for almost 2 years, we hadn't discovered this place until now. We will... More 

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Estero, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Very lovely restaurant, white tablecloths, excellent food, wine choices and service! Would definitely recommend!

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Bangor, Maine, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We have been wondering about Farfalle for a few months and finally stopped in last night. It does not look like a strip mall restaurant inside; the decor is very light and elegant. We ordered the tuna carpaccio to start which was a special. It was perfectly seasoned with lemon juice and capers. The tuna and arugula were very fresh.... More 

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Fort Myers, FL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

For special occasion or weeknight dining, Farfalla has never disappointed us. If you are a frequent guest, the ever present steamed vegetables side dish may become boring, but they are nonetheless delicious. We would preferred to double up on the delicious, buttery scalloped potatoes. Fish entrées are beautifully presented and always perfect as are the lamb chops, and sliced steak.... More 

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Whitby, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We made reservations on a Friday evening but did not require them the day we were there. We were warmly greeted and made to feel welcome throughout our dinner. The chef owner had dishes that were not in the regular menu available and accommodated my husbands request for mushroom ravioli. I tried a special, a seafood Nero, with two types... More 

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Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Ristorante Farfalla was selected due to its proximity to my hotel and available late hours on Sunday evenings. Located in a strip shopping center at Corkscrew Road and Tamiami Trail, it ended up being the best restaurant experience during a trip to the Fort Myers area. The chef's preparation of the selections was unique and everything was served hot. Service... More 

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Estero, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

First glass of wine came after about 20 mins and was not what we expected. When I asked the waiter why, he said "you ordered cheap wine" and seemed to argue with us. I felt almost as though I was supposed to apologize for my poor choice. The entire place had a very uncomfortable vibe as though they were trying... More 

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Mount Hope, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Farfalla is located in Corkscrew Village which is a small strip mall in Estero at the corner of Corkscrew and Tamiami Trail. Michael Fattah is the Chef and Owner and has been operating this fine restaurant for the past 17 years. A popular place that has many return customers who like good food and pleasant surroundings at a reasonable price.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 21301 S Tamiami Trl, 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 17 - 35
  • Cuisine: Italian

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
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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