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“Great service, good food”
Review of The Veranda

The Veranda
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Ranked #8 of 863 Restaurants in Fort Myers
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $40
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: 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!
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great service, good food”
Reviewed March 4, 2013

Went with a group of ladies, 49 of us, we all enjoyed the food and the service was excellent. They have a patio area but the weather did not cooperate. I intend to go back for a dinner.

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North Fort Myers
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“That 'special' place for events”
Reviewed March 3, 2013

Lovely old world charm, great service, good food, a tad pricey so we save it for special occasions. Indoor and outdoor spots, white glove service.

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dayton ohio
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136 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Best in ft Myers , downtown”
Reviewed March 2, 2013 via mobile

Great service and excellent food. A cut above the rest and a lovely setting in an elegant older home atmosphere. Waiters in tuxes and lovely low lighting...
One tip though is to make sure you get a table by a window and Do Ask For A Table Not Near The Kitchen as it is like a runway to watch the staff, carts, etc roll and stride briskly thru that space near kitchen doorway.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great service at a price.”
Reviewed March 1, 2013 via mobile

The food was above average and pricey, but the service wowed me. Tuxedoed waitstaff, attentive to every detail. Knowledgeable and friendly, but not hanging over us

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Charmed in Fort Myers”
Reviewed February 27, 2013

My wife & I were treated to a lunch here by friends who live nearby. It was a charming experience. An older structure (compared to all the new construction in the area) in a very nice upscale neighborhood of (newly) brick-paved streets. Various rooms all very nicely decorated. We were seated next to a fireplace. Very nice, reserved, but attentive, staff. At the suggestion of our friends, my wife & I both had the crab cakes. They were fried, and they really were excellent. Three per plate. (I ate my wife's third one.) Served with a unique slightly spicy mustardy tartar sauce (although I'm not sure it really should be called a "tartar" sauce... suffice to say it worked very well with the cakes). Potato salad. A very nice experience. Our friends say they do an excellent dinner during which the staff all wear tuxes. The crab cakes were $13.95, so a little pricey, but not unexpected and perhaps justified given the quality of the presentation and the atmosphere. Would love to return.

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