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The Veranda

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2122 2nd St, At Broadway, Fort Myers, FL 33901-3013
+1 239-332-2065
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Very classy atmosphere. Light piano music in the bar. Quality and presentation of the food was exceptional. Service was a 10! We will ask for "Pete" again. Our first time here...we will definitely be back!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Fort Myers, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I always go to The Veranda on special occasions such as birthdays, etc. The Christmas decoration is particularly impressive.

Thank Sandee B
Pueblo, Colorado
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We heard that the Veranda was an exceptional restaurant. We went to dinner there and was disappointed in the quality of their food. Being from Colorado, one of out favorite places to eat was the Summit at the Broadmoor. For the price, the Veranda doesn't come close to other restaurants we have dined at.

Thank Andy S
Upland, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant will give a run to any high end establishment we've visited over decades. Great, professional service. Excellent food with a touch of southern cuisine.. Not outlandish pricing, either. Respectable wine list. Had the rack of lamb. Couldn't have been better. Wish there were more restaurants of this caliber.

Thank William D
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and table service with a very wide variety on their menu. They make a Caesar salad tableside that rates as one of the best we've had. Skip the bar before dinner as they have the bartender waiting tables so the bar service is slow. And take note that the piano is not played every night. However, The Veranda... More 

Thank billepierce
Fort Myers, Florida
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time visiting the Veranda and I can't say enough about how well you are treated when you first walk in. The food is great and Pete was a fantastic waiter whom completed the atmosphere of the our dinner by his professionalism. I highly recommend this restaurant and Pete if you are ever in town.

Thank EricShawn
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pete Turner was our server. Impeccable service. He was attentive and knowledgeable. The food was cooked to perfection. We had a wonderful meal. Will be returning again soon.

1 Thank Onlydaisiesgal
ft.myers fl.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was absolutely wonderful the bartender was very accommodating. Great happy hour specials. You could get escargot in a pastry crust to die for.

Thank jackgee
Fort Myers, Florida
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love the old-Florida feel of this restaurant, which is a home converted to a restaurant. The atmosphere is so charming and elegant, and the service is second to none. The food is excellent - perfect for special occasions!

Thank tammy177
Seattle, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last time I was here, it smelled like a swamp: musty and fetid, and the service was as slow as the current in the Everglades. This place used to be the best, and it's very sad to see it go to pot this way. Someone should care more about this institution, and at least replace the carpets, if not the... More 

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

first off I would like to thank you for your in put , as disappointing that it is. I want extend my apologies for the experience you had here at the Veranda. We take pride in our work and the institution that is the Veranda. the food, the service and the up keep of this building is taking very seriously... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Gluten Free, Seafood, International
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
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
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?