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2122 2nd St, At Broadway, Fort Myers, FL 33901-3013
+1 239-332-2065
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Nestled in the heart of historic downtown Fort Myers. The Veranda will...
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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  • 256
    Excellent
  • 88
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Gem!

Came here for dinner with my husband, Ordered the beef tournedos topped with crab meat my mouth is watering just thinking about it. Our server was Pete and the service was fantastic. ps if you're looking to indulge order the bananas foster for dessert.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
Rossana P
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Fort Myers, Florida
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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Fort Myers, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

Came here for dinner with my husband, Ordered the beef tournedos topped with crab meat my mouth is watering just thinking about it. Our server was Pete and the service was fantastic. ps if you're looking to indulge order the bananas foster for dessert.

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cape coral
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

We just had one of the best dinners we've had in a long time! The Veranda is always a favorite place for us to visit. We usually sit at the bar and listen to the piano. This time we decided to get a table. Michael was our server and we was AWESOME! He was so professional and made our evening... More 

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bonita springs fl
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44 reviews 44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

Two couples stopped for dinner before the Theater..Arrived at 6:00 slow beginning service {open at 5:30 and busy) we had to push to get out of there by 7:30. Food was good, service was slow. Not the place to go before theater ... Waiters in tuxes, and not as friendly as other fine restaurants .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Upon walking into the Veranda, we were very impressed with the decor. There are several small dinning rooms decorated elegantly. They also have outside dinning that is quaint and beautiful. The piano bar is a nice spot to have a cocktail before or after dinner. Our server Michael was very pleasant and attentive. He recommended the specials, and we were... More 

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FL
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

You pay for the linen table cloths and fresh flowers. Service mediocre, not very friendly or personable. Not very attentive either when it came to pouring our wine, we did it. I had the Triple Tail special, my favorite fish. I was disappointed it tasted musty and old. For $42 bucks, I hoping it was fresh. Mixed grill was so... More 

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Beth W, General Manager at The Veranda, responded to this review

I would first like to thank you for your input. I am very sorry for your experience when you dined with us at The Veranda. The fact that our service did not leave a lasting impression on you lets me know that we failed to show you what we are best known for. I am also very disappointed that your... More 

Ft Myers
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I have reviewed the Veranda before but I must tell you that it delights my wife and me to take friends there for the first time. A few months ago I had the pleasure of taking a few of my college Fraternity Brothers and their wives to the Veranda. We love to watch the expressions on their face when the... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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38 reviews 38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We celebrated my birthday on Easter Sunday with brunch at the Veranda. It was lovely sitting outside as we enjoyed our meal. This was a return visit and again the food and service were wonderful. We would highly recommend this restaurant.

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Naples, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Wonderful night with friends, great food and service with Oscar. We had a private room with a large square table for 10 so we could all talk to each other. Everything was perfect, food, wine & friends!

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Estero, Florida
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6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

I rarely write a review based on one visit. Great restaurants can have a bad day….bad restaurants can have a good day. I make an exception for The Veranda. Rating is a 3 based on the food being a 4 and the experience a 2. Lovely old Florida building. We were greeted (well sort of) at the hostess stand by... More 

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Beth W, General Manager at The Veranda, responded to this review

I would first like to thank you for your input. Here at the Veranda we take customer satisfaction very seriously and always strive to provide the best service to our customers. From the sound of it we failed to show you the proper and excellent service we are known for. I apologize for not being properly greeted as you arrived,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

What a delightful lunch with dear friends. Service was superb (ask for Renee), food was outstanding (salmon, baked onion soup (yum) & real key lime pie). Amazing historic site with relaxing quiet atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40
  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Seafood, Continental

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Romantic, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

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!
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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