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The Veranda

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2122 2nd St, At Broadway, Fort Myers, FL 33901-3013
+1 239-332-2065
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 17:30 - 21:00
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a fine dining experience. We went at night and found the restaurant to be beautiful whether you choose to dine inside or out. The food and service were top notch and the prices were fair considering the outstanding quality. Highly recommend.

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Thank Jrjrockwell
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I eat at The Veranda regularly! A very classic Florida home turned fine eatery with a piano bar, garden seating - even a private room for important meetings and conversations.

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Thank Waterman B
Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This restaurant had so many great reviews I think my expectations were too high. Lovely atmosphere & good menu. Waiter was pleasant but not super attentive. Food was good but not great. Portions small and prices high. Don't usually object to prices but expect better service and quality. Not sure we'd try it again.

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Box Elder, South Dakota
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful downtown Ft. Myers historic area restaurant. Our reservations were at 730 and when we arrived we were seated immediately. Our waiter, Pete was by our table side within a few moments after we sat down. His service was excellent! The food was delicious and presented beautifully. The prices are high, but not for the ambience, service and food! It... More 

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Scottsboro, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Menu selection fair, food okay, overpriced, steak had to be returned for proper cooking, seating tight, service good, Would not go again anytime soon unless overall improvement , valet parking $$, plan to be several hours to complete meal.

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Thank Hank D
Fort Myers, Florida
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

While the atmosphere is very nice, the food was less than desirable for a "high end" restaurant and I was very disappointed and dissatisfied. The virgin Bloody Mary was truly virgin, just Bloody Mary mix..no olives, no celery, no lemon or lime. The French onion soup had such a thick layer of cheese I had to use my fingers to... More 

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Thank Jane M
Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After a bit of a tough start - we (eventually) had a lovely lunch yesterday with friends at the Veranda in downtown Ft Myers. Arriving about 1:15, without reservations, we initially were treated in shabby fashion by the hostess as we discussed our desire for a table on the patio. After being told none were available we asked if it... More 

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Thank pattyh129
Seminole, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to The Verandah and we had an outstanding experience. Everything was so superb, the food, the service, the ambiance. What a lovely setting for a romantic dinner. We had the Chateaubriand steak for two. It came with a delicious salad, homemade dressing, warm bread and cornbread muffins with house made pepper jelly that was incredible.... More 

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Thank Jolene N
Tolland, Connecticut, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What an awesome place to visit with that special someone! I went for lunch with a group of women but you can bet I'll be back with my Sweetie! The restaurant is so beautiful! The bar area was magnificent and the outside dining so inviting. Waitstaff was very pleasant and helpful. As for the food, I had a salad and... More 

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Thank Nina H
Fort Myers, Florida
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a gem in the middle of downtown Ft. Myers. Food is delicious, well prepared and presented. It is 'hidden' by newer, larger buildings - but if you want a truly southern food experience, it's worth the hunt. Wait staff is professional, always delightful. We love it for a nice lunch or memorable dinner. Ask about table-side preparations as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40
Cuisine
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:30 - 21:00
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
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!

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