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Farmers Market Restaurant

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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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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Ordered the daily special, baked chicken breast, stuffing, mac n cheese and kale slaw. My boyfriend ordered an angus beef burger with fries and a side of rice with gravy. We were served a basket of warm rolls and cornbread. Food was very good, we both enjoyed it. Portions were very generous and I had plenty of leftovers. Total bill... More 

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Thank Geisha O
Fort Myers, Florida
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fried chicken was hot (temperature), but needed some hot sauce to suit my palette. Sides of Mac and cheese, beans and mashed potatoes complimented the chicken well. Good portion sizes. The blueberry pie was delicious.

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Thank Kalsoup
Lehigh Acres, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I have ate here 2 times. Both times we were very happy. I have had their fried chicken and it is exceptional. My wife had a salad with a very large portion of meat. I forget the name of it but it is a big serving. We love this restaurant as it offers good comfort food at... More 

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Thank LehighFamilyMan
St. Augustine, FL
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been by a couple of times on various days and the food was always consistent and very good. You had better be hungry if you order the 1/2 chicken because it's almost a guarantee you're taking some home! It's about as close to home cooking as you can get. The place is clean and there are always law... More 

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Thank Hog-Catcher
Oklahoma
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529 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Good value on good Southern food. We stopped for lunch and had meatloaf sandwich with side of squash casserole and greens, and a chicken ceasar.

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Thank OklahomaMomOf3
Fort Myers, Florida
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50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I just ate here for the first time and we loved it. We were served by Patsy who was wonderful. Our breakfast was hot and delicious. This was real southern home cooking. We will be going back to eat again, I want to try everything on their menu. There is plenty of parking and service was quick.

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Thank FtMyersTony71
Fort Myers, Florida
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Simply the best home style southern food in the area. I have had most items on the menu and have not had a bad meal. I must warn you to bring a hefty appetite because you will be served large portions at very reasonable prices! Staff is excellent also. We eat here minimum 2 says per week!

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Thank greggully
FarmersMkt, Owner at Farmers Market Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your regular business! We appreciate your review and glad you are a happy customer. We try our best to offer great food and service to everyone. More 

Phoenix
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74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We stopped for lunch and the food was great! My husband had the fried chicken and loved it. I could not pass up the meatloaf! We had nice choices for food, salads and sides. Great service! Lot of people here on lunch hour breaks from work. Plenty of parking and right next to the actual farmers market.

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Thank treysia
FarmersMkt, Owner at Farmers Market Restaurant, responded to this review

So happy you were pleased with our meal and service. Thank you so much for coming by and writing a review. Hope to see you again! More 

Fort Myers, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

I went in there Sunday and the food did take a while but our waitress Stephanie was very friendly and attentive. I tried the broiled fish that she suggested and it was out of this world and so was the squash. I will definitely be back to try the BBQ they told me about.

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Thank carollovesgators
FarmersMkt, Owner at Farmers Market Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I let Stephanie know how pleased you were with her service and the food. Hope to see you again soon..and yes the BBQ is very good and always fresh... so come back on Wednesday or Saturday! Thanks again! More 

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

My friends and I ate there today. Excellent southern cooking and great service. A good experience overall!

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Thank Sks3230

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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
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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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