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Farmers Market Restaurant

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Diner, American
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2736 Edison Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33916-5306
+1 239-334-1687
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06:00 - 20:00
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Sun 07:00 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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Fort Myers Florida
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80 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Do not miss!!! We were greeted warmly and that was the beginning of a relationship that will last a long time. We can't believe it has taken us so long to visit this institution. Our waitress has been working there over 30 years and is great! Our coffee is never empty and the food arrives hot and perfect. I didn't... More 

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Pulaski, Virginia
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband was in heaven...He ordered a ham hock and when it came it was the size of my head! Rolls AND corn bread with real butter. Lots of choices for sides. Early bird specials every weekday from 4:00 to 6:00. About a dozen different pies offered for dessert. Everyone at the table enjoyed their meal.

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Thank MBandJohn
Fort Myers, Florida
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went here on a Sunday morning, waited about 20 minutes (honestly thought we would wait longer) to get a table, it is a smaller building but they can accommodate a lot more people than it looks like from the outside. Service was great, felt more like we were at a family's house than a restaurant because of how friendly our... More 

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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193 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ate lunch there after visiting Ford/Edison Estate. The food is scrumptious and veggies galore. This is a great place for vegetarians as well as other eaters. I had the fried green tomatoes & bacon sandwich (delicious) with sweet potato fries, my husband had the corn chowder (loved it) and a Julienne salad (plentiful and good). Everything on the menu... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a delightful surprise! The meals, the atmosphere and the service were all excellent! Friendly staff seated us quickly and made sure that we were aware of all of our options. The pancakes were light and fluffy, the biscuits were to die for and the corned beef hash was the best I have ever eaten. Our coffee was refilled regularly... More 

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Litchfield Park, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you want friendly service and southern cooking, you've found the place. We enjoyed delicious baked chicken, sweet potatoes, green beans, mashed potatoes, meatloaf, gravy, cornbread dressing, fried okra and slaw that tasted liked homecooking from the south. Their pie choices were extensive but we were too stuffed to try any. It appears their menu changes each day from the... More 

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Thank S F
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was driving back to Miami with my family and my wife happened to find this restaurant on google and we took a little detour and eat some slow food. What a great place. Friendly staff and excellent food. I had the fried chicken, my wife the shrimp and grits, and my son had the grilled pork chops. Great country fare... More 

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Estero, Florida
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First time dining at the Farmer's Market Restaurant. Very good experience with so many items to choose from. I ordered the fish sandwich & fried green tomatoes. Husband had the meatloaf sandwich & fried zucchini.Sandwiches very tasty, but the fried veggies were too greasy. Would have given a 5 star if veggies were better. Also we had the famous home... More 

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Lehigh Acres, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Used to visit about once a month. But, this is the second time I ordered mashed potatoes and gravy and it was cold, along with other items in the plate! I can go to other restaurants who charge less money and have a hot meal delivered to the table (IHOP on So 41; Country Cafe in E Ft Myers). By... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been a fan of this place for quite some time but due to my schedule don't get there as often as I'd like to. The Farmers Market is a Fort Myers institution. When you walk through the doors it's like going back in time. In a world where "mom and pop" businesses seem to have dissappeared the Farmer's Market... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Cuisine
Diner, American
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 19:00
Monday
06:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 20:00
Thursday
06:00 - 20:00
Friday
06:00 - 20:00
Saturday
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2736 Edison Ave, Fort Myers, FL 33916-5306
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: +1 239-334-1687
Description
Southern food served fresh daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The oldest restaurant in Lee County, since 1952 Serving breakfast Monday-Friday 6am-10:30am, Saturday 6am-11am, Sunday 7am-11am Lunch starts Mon-Fri at 11AM Lunch starts Saturday and Sunday at 11:30AM

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?