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YABO

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16230 Summerlin Road, Fort Myers, FL 33908-3830
239-225-9226
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11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Drinks, Dinner, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 72
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food and atmosphere plus live music

Yabo is a trendy bar and restaurant with unique dishes and live music. I've been several times with my wife and friends and we always enjoy our time there. The seating area is relatively small and fills quickly, so reservations would be advised. The menu items are always tasty if a bit too limited... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
History_Teacher6
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Florida
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Fort Myers, Florida
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

Not bad, but nothing to write home about for the prices they charge. The service and atmosphere were good, but this is more of a Bar than a Resturant.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Decent setup , reminds you of a rock club -dark walls with musician pics and posters scattered throughout . We had a reservation and we were started off right away with drinks and a crusty bread with butter/mashed garlic and oil. Perfect ! Appetizers were tomato crab bisque (superb with bread) , Mac and cheese(cheesy goodness) and the Cesar's salad(huge... More 

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Florida
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Yabo is a trendy bar and restaurant with unique dishes and live music. I've been several times with my wife and friends and we always enjoy our time there. The seating area is relatively small and fills quickly, so reservations would be advised. The menu items are always tasty if a bit too limited in scope, so if you are... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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75 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This was our first time visiting Yabo but will definitely not be our last. My friend and I decided to celebrate our birthday here and we were not disappointed one bit. We had the calamari and flatbread of the day for appetizers, both were excellent... the calamari was tender and the sauce was amazing, the flatbread was perfect with fresh... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Went with a group and was really pleased with the food. It is in a strop mall so was a little apprehensive when I walked in - but really liked it. Lots of music memorabilia on the walls etc gives it an interesting look. Food was great - we shared a few starters, and I had 'Bec's Bags' - essentially... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Grilled rack of lamb was wonderfully prepared. Service was very attentive. Everyone at table was very pleased with their entree.

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Orland Park, Illinois
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115 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Visited Yabo. Atmosphere was all rock history. A bit dated and too rocker. Very dark instead. The food was very good, but a bit pricey. Drinks were average and nothing special. I may go back and try one more time, but not worth a special trip.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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133 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Met a group for happy hour and had the best time. Loved our waiter, Jerry, he provided such wonderful service and was fantastic. They have some wonderful happy hour specials for drinks and a special food menu. We tried the truffle fries - SO yummy, calamari, plus two different flat breads - one was the special for the day, cheeseburger,... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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192 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Met a bunch of friends for outdoor cocktails / appetizers in the middle of the week. This restaurant has both inside and outside seating, we chose the latter as it was an absolutely glorious Florida afternoon. Server was super friendly, we enjoyed an eclectic mix of appetizers and adult beverages. Worth a visit.

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Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This place was recommended to us by a friend. My family came on a Thursday evening. We did not have a reservation, but I think it is recommended. Our server was good but not the most attentive. This was not my family's kind of place so they struggled to order drinks and food. It was difficult for them to hear... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 16230 Summerlin Road, Fort Myers, FL 33908-3830
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: 239-225-9226

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?