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Fancy's Southern Cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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$7 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have been to fancy‘s more times than I can count. On my recent visit I couldn’t help but notice things were looking a little shabby. The entrance when you walk in from the parking lot is very dirty and needs to be pressure washed...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Tennpitt
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is our favorite restaurant for Southern prepared food in Southwest Florida. The entrees are freshly made and worth the little extra wait. Our visit today, however, was not pleasant due to a boisterous table of drunk patrons that were hollering at each other and...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank HawkeyeGrad67
Reviewed 4 days ago

I visited Fancy’s for lunch earlier this week and had the Fried Green Tomatoes and Chicken-N-Waffles. The Fried Green Tomatoes were a nice sharable appetizer: juicy tomato slices with a light crisp breading. The Chicken-N-Waffles were delicious. Warm tender chicken breast with a light crisp...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank nic_leon2005
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Literally everything here is amazing. I have had almost half the menu and have yet to not like something. I personally love the ribs but my husband loves the chicken and waffles. Friendly staff and excellent atmosphere.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice place to eat. The staff is very cordial an the food is very good.Again I do not like to HAVE to make my review a certin length.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Jim H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first time visit, having picked up family from the airport, hungry & looking for some late morning breakfast/brunch. Fancy's is tucked in a slightly off the road spot on Daniels Parkway. The wait, a Sunday morning was minimal and worth it. The staff moves...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank D3619PKirenek
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went with a child and another adult. I feel the atmosphere was a little more geared to older diners, but there was a children’s menu and the child loved her food. Don’t come here if you’re calorie conscious unless you want to splurge. Yummy meatloaf,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank MyLifeIsAwesome
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great southern food. It's the real deal. It's a bit loud during busy times, but it's worth it for the food. Love the fried green tomatoes and shrimp and grits.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Tricia424
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such a great recommendation for a comfy dinner on a rainy day. The atmosphere was perfect, with live music overlooking the quaint bar area. The decor had a beautifully hand-crafted southern chic flair, with a repurposed table turned chandelier casting a soft glow over the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank kevin_chesser
Reviewed March 13, 2019 via mobile

Great dinner, our family of 5 ate at the bar since we didn’t have reservations but the bartender (Dave? I believe) was so great with our 3 boys, attentive, and witty. The food was amazing and we were thrilled to find this place. The chicken...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Response from MiRod_Charters | Reviewed this property |
Wine and beer no liquor.
February 6, 2015|
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Response from madimach | Reviewed this property |
Good Southern cooking is hard to find in urban areas of Florida, and it is much sought after when it is found. I have only found two restaurants that fit this description and Fancy's was one. If the thought of authentic... More
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