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With over fifty years combined experience in the food industry, brothers Chris and Doug Blauvelt introduce their latest culinary venture. Located in the heart of Downtown Ft. Myers, The Standard serves fresh home-cooked style dishes from our "made from scratch" kitchen. Our Executive Chef, Katlyn Johnson, brings her years of experience as well as her wonderful palate for strong, contrasting flavors to every dish served up to our guests. The Standard also serves amazing handcrafted cocktails created by Dawn Barbour and has an impressive wine and beer selection that is sure to satisfy even the most finicky of palates. In addition to legendary food, drinks, and hospitality, The Standard has an
PRICE RANGE
$7 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Bar, Contemporary
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed December 11, 2020

3 of us went to support gulf coast humane society at drag queen bingo. Omg it was a blast. I had fish and chips. The fish had crispy batter, the fries are hand cut. Hubs had radio city, a twist on a Reuben. Our friend...had a burger and it was so big she could only eat half. Drag queen bingo was so much fun. Alyssa lemay is a world class host/performer. She made the game fun and interesting. I have been to many dq bingos and this ranks in my top 2. I also won first bingo. The service was excellent. The manager/owner is a hoot. He added to the fun in a major way. The several shots of pineapple tequila for o69 helped too. Make a reservation, enjoy yourself and leave your worries outside the standard.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed December 1, 2020

drinks were good....music was good...We went for a brunch and everything we had was well cooked and hot!

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed June 19, 2020

The food was good & the Happy Hour drinks were good. We got there fairly early so we were able to sit without anyone around us. However, the servers did not wear masks or plastic gloves & that was very disappointing. This is the first...restaurant we've been to since the pandemic that did nothing to protect their customers.More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed May 19, 2020 via mobile

My husband, daughter and I went for a Sunday brunch a couple of days ago. Trying to support local restaurants during their starting back up since lock down due to covid19. We were sat in a hallway atrium at a table that clearly had not...been sanitized. The entertainer’s music was playing so loudly and people were having to shout across the table to be heard by one another. On top of all of the irritating loud music and noise from loud conversations, we couldn’t even get waited on. We sat there for maybe 15 minutes and decided to go elsewhere.More

Date of visit: May 2020
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KirstinMoll, Marketing at The Standard, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2020

Hi! We are so sorry for your experience. I wanted to address a few things to ease your mind. 1. Please note that this is not our usual service. Many restaurants are understaffed at the moment and we're all trying to adjust quickly to all...More

Reviewed March 23, 2020

In town for some sun, meeting up with family who are snowbirds (ages 50 -60s.) We were immediately asked if our group of 8 would like to be seated in the far corner, with a door that could be drawn closed as we obviously looked...like we wanted to talk. This was very much appreciated ! All of us enjoyed brunch dishes that came out hot, full plates, assorted accompaniments. As we stayed in the hotel nearby, we saw a constant flow of happy customers here. Ashely was our attentive server.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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KirstinMoll, Marketing at The Standard, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2020

Thank you for choosing to hang out with us and to write this review! We appreciate it and are glad to see you enjoyed your time with us.

Reviewed March 12, 2020 via mobile

Very good lunch spot. Great salads ... the roast pork was terrific as well as the fish sandwich. Service was very nice

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 7, 2020 via mobile

The six of us sat at the bar and T took excellent care of us for lunch on Friday. We’re a tough crowd & she didn’t miss a beat! The drinks were great and the burger was deliciousness that I had remembered from a year...ago! The only disappointment was the creme brûlée of the day. It was not the right texture and in theory should have been good, but something was off.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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KirstinMoll, Marketing at The Standard, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2020

We're sorry to hear about the creme brûlée! We hope you'll come back in and give it another shot. But thank you so much for taking the time out of your day to sit at our bar and to write the review. We love getting...More

Reviewed March 1, 2020 via mobile

Awesome service and great place with great vibes. Manager, Angela, was amazing, had great services. Great place to drink Mimosas and chill with friends. Make a stop When in town and you’ll have a blast. I recommend this place and I will definitely return with...more friends.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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KirstinMoll, Marketing at The Standard, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2020

Thank you so much! We can't wait to have you back!

Reviewed February 29, 2020

Very nice and clean place. staff was very attentive. Good energy from the staff. Menu is a bit one way. There were not a lot of choices for various peoples diets. Most of the sections were either meat and eggs or waffles. It could use...a little more variety.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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KirstinMoll, Marketing at The Standard, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2020

Hi there! Thank you so much for writing this review. We really appreciate it. If you don't mind us asking, what would you have liked to see on the menu? We love all the feedback we can get!

Reviewed February 11, 2020 via mobile

We attended a fun night for my charity, The Guardian-ad-Litem Foundation. The place was full but the high level of noise really took away from the meal. Had to shout to be heard. My husband had fish & it was very good & a lot...of it. My chicken parm sandwich was kind of disappointing. Way too much basil in the sauce & chicken was a little tough. Our waitress was very attentive & we were served quickly.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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KirstinMoll, Marketing at The Standard, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2020

We're happy to hear that our staff took care of you and that you had a good time overall. However, we're very sorry to hear about the high noise and your sandwich. Unfortunately, it does get a little loud in our restaurant when we're hosting...More

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Debra M
December 9, 2019|
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Response from KirstinMoll | Property representative |
We have Drag Queen Bingo on Thursdays starting at 7pm. Dinner starts at 6pm. We highly suggest calling to make a reservation to ensure you get a seat.
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Response from dblue829 | Property representative |
Hello, we have both hightop and low tops.
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April 2, 2016|
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Response from ALEXANDRIA L | Reviewed this property |
Yes absolutely. The standard can easily accommodate wheelchairs and would be no difficulty at all to enter, seat or exit the restaurant. You will be easily seated just as any other guest as well, I'm sure you will enjoy! It... More
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