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21301 S Tamiami Trail, Estero, FL 33928-2942 (1 Mile North of Coconut Point Mall)
+1 239-495-9912
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Naples, Florida
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I were in Estero for an appointment. Searched TripAdvisor for a restaurant. and Farfalla sounded good. It turned out to be great. In Southwest Florida, there are few Italian restaurants, and fewer good ones. So, Farfalla was a pleasnat surprise. We lunched: veal picata and my wife enjoyed slamont. Both excellent. Most unusally: the accompaning vegtables were... More 

Thank Ted1K
Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a lunch restaurant ,my husband saw a sign that Farfalla was open again for lunch. There were tables available outside, It was a beautiful sunny day. Service was prompt, the menu was extensive. Waiter was pleasant, offering suggestions, knowledgeable. We each had the Salmon piccata. It was delightful, a large portion,light and moist, accompanied by au gratin potatoes... More 

Thank Linda J
eureka, il
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232 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

This restaurant is elegant and since farfalla stands for butterflies in Italian, the place had butterflies elegantly displayed througout the restaurant. Beautiful! The food was delicious, hot and exquisitely displayed on the plate. I had the gluten free spaghetti with a fresh pomodora sauce and it was delicious! It did not have the mushy feel of gluten free pasta. Everyone's... More 

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Whitby, Canada
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155 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

My husband and I have been here on a few occasions and always have a very pleasant dining experience. The staff are very professional and service is meticulous. On our last visit, my husband started with a Caesar salad and I had the stracciatella soup. I love stracciatella soup and it was good with lots of spinach. The Caesar was... More 

Thank NLO888
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134 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

The food is delicious and not your usual fare which makes it quite special. Tucked in a corner of a Publix shopping center it has elegant decor and knowledgeable and friendly waiters. The Chef is accessible and friendly. The homemade pasta dishes were phenomenal and the gorgonzola salad was fresh, different and the dressings were exquisite. Best Caesar dressing we... More 

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Central, NJ
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204 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is located on the edge of a small shopping center anchored by a Publix market. There is convenient parking right next to the restaurant. The decor is clean, low key, and upscale. The staff is knowledgeable about the menu and the specials. Entrees were mixed. Meat sauce on the Bolognese was dry and tasteless, but a steak special... More 

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Finksburg, Maryland
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70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Had a late dinner for our first ever visit. We were surprised how beautiful the interior is decorated. Beautiful draperies and white linens on the tables. The waitress told us all food is freshly prepared to order. The menu is extensive and not typical "neighborhood Italian" fare. Two people in Our group had the lobster bisque. They both felt it... More 

Thank Tom G
Bonita Springs, Florida
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252 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Service was great, but the food is always below average to average. There is no originality or creativity to the food. They have a long menu, and a huge list of daily features, which after listening to it, are hard to remember. We would have rather have to great features than a long list of below average entrees. We have... More 

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Adams, Massachusetts
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24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2016

We asked for a table for two that does not face a wall at least a week ahead of our visit, and also requested this when we phoned for a reservation. However, when we arrived at 6 pm on a Friday evening, we were ushered to a table where one of us would be facing a wall. We reiterated our... More 

Thank Anne115
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2016

We had such great expectations and such a bad experience there. Our server was always busy doing other things and not very helpful with the menu. Our food was awful. My shrimp pasta had maybe 5 tiny shrimp, a couple of cherry tomatoes and was completely tasteless. Many better Italian restaurants in the area. Don't bother.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $38
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?