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Fancy's Southern Cafe

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8890 Salrose Lane, Fort Myers, FL
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Delmar, New York
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We found Fancy's when searching for a lunch destination near the airport. After a very early morning and a long flight, it was just the southern hospitality we needed to kick off our vacation. Our party of five was seated right away in the dining room. We enjoyed the shabby chic decor as it was warm and inviting! Our waitress... More 

Thank KGillis24
Cape Coral
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57 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place has a nice and different decor. I tried the chicken pot pie and it was probably the best you'll find in any restaurant. What was really great about it was, it had LOTS of chicken in it! Most places I've been put very little chicken in their pot pies. But, Fancy's has so much in it I almost... More 

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Naples, Florida
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273 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The meatloaf was very nice and the Chicken dinner was all you could eat. Try the coleslaw but be ready for a little kick. The prices were good as well. Only beer and wine with a happy hour that didnt seem that great. Service was fine. Small place, so it will be interesting when winter season people show up.

Thank richard p
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love everything about Fancy's from the bar area to the little dining area. Even the restrooms have doors that hide the fact that the restrooms are right there. The chicken and waffles are some of the best you will ever find, the warm home made syrup helps with this fact. Enjoy!

Thank Terri G
Fort Myers, Florida
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142 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pot pie and shrimp and grits were very good, skip the liver. Ribs wet good too. Chicken Pot Pie was really good - plenty of meat and veggies - nice flaky crust on top. Drinks and wine were good, and service was pleasant and prompt as well.

Thank mbartiko
Anderson, South Carolina, United States
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cozy, "neat" atmosphere. Great southern comfort foods with a very nice wine selection. We had apetizers of boiled green jalapeno peanuts (not too hot) and fried green tomatoes. Entrees chosen were catfish, chicken n waffles, and ribeye. All were very good. Service was outstanding and on time.

Thank Lee B
Homestead, Florida
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I found my new favorite restaurant! My wife came here a little over a month ago and was raving about it. So we were in the area and had dinner there. Even if we weren't already on the West Coast of FL it is well worth the 2 1/2 hour drive from Homestead, FL. The portions are a very nice... More 

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N FT Myers
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76 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Husband and I visited from a recommendation from a friend. Clean, nicely decorated. Wait staff very helpful. I had the crabcakes and fried green tomatoes. Yum! Hubby had chicken and waffles. Huge! FYI: Chicken and Waffles is NOT a Southern Tradition. The original recipe is from Brooklyn, NY!! Anyway, it was nicely done. We'll be back.

Thank JerseyGirl12355
Cape Coral, Florida
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226 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best southern comfort food for miles around! Fried chicken with waffles are all white meat and perfectly fried! Cheddar grits and collard greens were dee-lish. Service was Okay, could have been a bit better. Nice Atmosphere and pretty good craft beer selection

Thank diver34118
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The people are very nice and the decor is great. Food was ok. Very southern style Here was the issue. The kitchen was basically shut down because they we preparing food for a wedding when we arrived Clearly for the 30 min wait for a table and the 30 min wait for food they need to make a decision on... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Gluten Free
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8890 Salrose Lane, Fort Myers, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: 239-561-2988

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?