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The Veranda

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2122 2nd St, At Broadway, Fort Myers, FL 33901-3013
+1 239-332-2065
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 253
    Excellent
  • 87
    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
Absolutely The Best

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
TJCFtMyers
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Ft Myers
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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FL
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

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
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

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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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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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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Cape Coral, Florida
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65 reviews 65 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

From beginning to end this Restaurant has it all over the rest of the Fort Myers Restaurants. This is not just elegant dining, it is dining with the best service. Jessica the host, showed my party of four a quick tour of the place and it is the most charming restaurant around. From the outside courtyard to the elegant bar... More 

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Florida
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

What an enjoyable restaurant. Service and food were excellent. The night we went for dinner one of the specials was grouper with crabmeat and lobster sauce. It was absolutely delicious. A wonderful evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Went for Easter dinner with six other couples. We had a room of our own, an excellent meal and a phenomenal waitress! (Renee)

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San Jose, California
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110 reviews 110 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Enjoyed a very nice dinner in the outdoor patio. A very pleasant atmosphere to enjoy a quiet dinner surrounded by the historic homes that make up the restaurant. The Ribeye steaks were very good. Wine list was reasonably priced with a wide assortment. No table side Caesar salad preparations outside in the patio. Service was good. It is worth the... More 

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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 0 - 40
  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Seafood, Continental

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, 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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