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Restoratives Cafe

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20461 S Tamiami Trl, Unit 20, Estero, FL 33928-8104
08:00 - 15:00
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

these guys do an awesome job. the food is outstanding. Sometimes service is a little slow, but i know when i go there i can't be in a rush., the wait is worth it. . Tacos, torta and Cuban are outstanding. Soups, desserts and smoothies always awesome.

Thank ScotlandMcturk
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a locally-owned breakfast/lunch eatery with a unique menu and terrific food. Efficient and friendly service. It's small but the owners go out of their way to make the food fresh and the service top shelf. Figure about $20 for breakfast for two. And you can mix and match your selections. We're seasonal residents and it took us a... More 

Thank Rick D
Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I keep going back to Restoratives every time someone asks me where I want to go to lunch. This is my favorite local place to eat. I absolutely love their beer cheese soup. I go sometimes just to get a bowl of that. My friend recently wanted to take me out a few days after my birthday and asked me... More 

Thank rcomitz
Naples, Florida
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first visit, but we went with friends who have been loving this spot for a while. It's in a strip mall and has a cozy cool vibe inside. Lots of photos and local art on one wall, chalkboard signage etc. The restaurant business is pretty competitive, so we were happy to support two brothers - service was... More 

1 Thank JJJC15
Port Charlotte, Florida
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

The chain restaurant that I usually have breakfast at was overflowing with snowbirds so I decided to try this place that has been on my to-try list for a while now. The place has a lot of quirky character and a chill kind of vibe going on. The staff was very nice and treated me almost as good as the... More 

Thank Original T
Fort Myers, Florida
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73 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

In this area this morning, walked in this cozy, homey and comfortable restaurant for an early lunch. The seating is limited but service is super friendly and accommodating. Meanwhile with Chalkboard signs, menus, and local artwork on the wall, this connived a warm environment for breakfast and lunch. My friend recommended to try their torta sandwich and a smoothie or... More 

1 Thank 123Snoopy123
Estero, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We had a delightful breakfast last week ... the food was wonderful! Two brothers run this unique small restaurant ... friendly staff and the food is really exceptional/fresh made to order. They offer a nice menu selection. We have been to this restaurant a few time - no disappointments. Highly recommend you check this little gem out.

1 Thank JMelq
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast, fresh juice of the day was fabulous but the food was average. A little too much salt for me and while I like cheese in my omelette I still like to taste all the flavors. While everything was prepared fresh, it was not something to write home about. He had the house special biscuits with gravy expecting... More 

Thank Kimberly A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Two brothers running a small restaurant with love and passion. We were greeted immediately by very friendly staff and the service was excellent. The meals had fresh ingredients and cooked on the spot. My wife had the "Torta" which is a spicy brisket sandwich and I had the Club sandwich. The sandwiches were delicious and unique. Cole slaw was really... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Went for a solo lunch. I had the turkey meatloaf blt. The sandwich was very good. It is a small restaurant, very casual. The staff was friendly and attentive.

Thank KHA8

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20461 S Tamiami Trl, Unit 20, Estero, FL 33928-8104
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Estero
  • Phone Number: 12399496715
Estero's Awesome Tiny Restaurant (Est. 2013)

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?