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“Burgers & Beer!!”
Review of Ford's Garage

Ford's Garage
Ranked #2 of 114 Restaurants in Estero
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

We have been to Ford's Garage several times and it is one of our favorite spots. They have some of the best burgers I have ever had. Their beer selection is extensive and they offer pick your own beer flights. They servers are always knowledgable about their menu and friendly. The atmosphere is fun and the restaurant is decorated like Henry Fords garage and they have a lot of creative design elements. Give it a try - you won't be sorry!!

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Thank Kim-Chris
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Reviewed May 1, 2014

Enjoyed our visit to Ford's Garage at Miromar Outlets. It was a great respite from the outlet mall shopping, allowing us to sit down comfortably in the air conditioning for some juicy burgers. They also offer an outdoor dining area. We actually didn't have to wait at all, since we had a late lunch (around 2pm).

The key differentiator for Ford's Garage vs. other burger specialty restaurants is the atmosphere. They have the old fashioned Ford automotive theme throughout, including a full size antique car over the bar which honks it's horn and spews steam every once in a while. The bathrooms have tire-surrounded sinks with gasoline nozzle faucets. Napkins are shop towels secured with clamps. You get the idea.

The menu offers a wide selection of choices including themed burgers named after prominent people in Southwest Florida - or you can create your own. Burgers are generously sized, but still seem a little overpriced and the meat was kind of bland. A meager amount of fries were served with them. They have numerous choices for craft beers, as well as specialty drinks.

The service was pretty good - attentive and courteous. This is one of three Ford's Garage locations in Southwest Florida and each has a specialized menu - so don't be surprised if you see small differences from location to location.

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Thank BargainQuest
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Reviewed April 28, 2014 via mobile

The decor is cool. The bathrooms are unique. The burger was tasty. Mine was cooked correctly. My wife's was overlooked. They messed up the sides. The fries are ok. Not a large portion. Definitely a place to get a great burger. Service was slow and they weren't busy as it was late on a Sunday. Waitress ok. Not real attentive or friendly. Despite this still a good burger.

Thank MarcoMan1
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Reviewed April 25, 2014

This casual restaurant and bar is located at the east end of Miromar Outlets. They offer a variety of good food and attentive service at very reasonable prices.

Thank Noisefree
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Reviewed April 25, 2014

We liked the gas station decoration of the restaurant. Apart from that the restaurant was a big disappointment.
First of all the music was much too loud it was impossible to have a conversation without yelling at each other. We took refuge on the patio, but even there the music is still pretty loud. However, this was not such a big deal. What was a real disappointment was the food. 3 out of 4 burgers were severly burned, they rather looked like charcoal and not like a meat patty. We had the meals returned and got new burgers, however the new burgers were only slightly better, they were again severely overcooked.
We did not like the fries, they had a very greasy taste.

Very disappointing dining experience, would not go there again.

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