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The Veranda

2122 2nd St, At Broadway, Fort Myers, FL 33901-3013
+1 239-332-2065
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2122 2nd St, At Broadway, Fort Myers, FL 33901-3013
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a locals favorite off the strip two blocks but a tradition for 47+ years. Chef is wonderful owner takes pride in the food and atmosphere. This is a special place.

Thank KenDehon
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I had a lovely meal here. The service from Mike aka George Michael was fantastic. He was spot on with marking silver, folding my napkin while away from the table and just a great overall attentiveness without hovering. Had cool wine that...More

Thank LouieSpoon
Reviewed May 15, 2017

We took another couple there as a "Thank You" treat for them. From the moment we arrived until we left, everything was perfect. This is not a fluke. We have been there many times and it has always been outstanding.

Thank Ken S
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Best part of it was Willie Peterson who I called the muffin man. He was always on top of our orders :)

Thank Emily H
Reviewed May 14, 2017

The restaurant is great. Service wonderful. The Toronados entre great. The appetizer of artichoke fritta ... artichoke with lump crab, wrapped in philo served on a slice of lemon... absolutely wonderful. The shrimp, scallops, and grouper (?) Was grilled. When asked for a less spicy/buttery...More

Thank PeggieO
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Horrible, lobster bisque was cold, prime rib was supposed to be medium it was well done. When thw second piece came all my sides were cold and the meat was salty. Will not go back again. $180.oo definitely not worth it.

Thank Earl W
Reviewed May 13, 2017

I recently visited friends in Ft. Myers, and they suggested this historic restaurant for dinner. The bar with piano player was lively, and our table on the sunporch was lovely. Service was attentive and the food very good. I had veal piccata with mashed potatoes...More

Thank DDDGirl
Reviewed May 7, 2017

As a former local, I have been eating at the Veranda since I was a child. On our last visit home, the men had burgers and I had a salad. The burgers were a nice size. Service was adequate so it may not be the...More

Thank J0yLady
Reviewed May 2, 2017

We had lunch with friends at The Veranda. What a lovely restaurant with a gorgeous outside Garden Courtyard if it's not too hot. The inside atmosphere and quiet ambiance of this historic home is absolutely fabulous. The limited menu consisted mostly of appetizers, salads and...More

Thank bluegrassbabe
Reviewed April 28, 2017

We'd planned a dinner at The Veranda for our anniversary, but they are not open on Sundays. This occasion was my birthday and it was well worth the wait. Valet parking, friendly host, equally friendly waiter (in a tux no less!) plus delicious food made...More

Thank dlamach
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.21 miles away
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.24 miles away
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Does the restaurant have Gluten Free choices?
April 16, 2017|
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Response from Sandra M | Reviewed this property |
I am not certain; I would contact them and ask the question.
dinner menu
April 14, 2017|
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Response from martylinenko | Reviewed this property |
this isnt Burger King ,,, its a first class restaurant,Love it
Is there a separate room for an anniversary party?
February 11, 2017|
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Response from Diana W | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they have a separate room but the outside patio seating area may be able to be reserved depending on the size of the party.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
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
  • E-mail
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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