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IL Pomodoro Italian Restaurant

9681 Gladiolus Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33908-7607
+1 239-985-0080
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (34 reviews)
“garlic rolls” (13 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9681 Gladiolus Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33908-7607
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a superb restaurant. Had lunch with another couple. Food was great. Had sandwiches and salads. Like that anchovies are available with the Cesar salad. Service good and very friendly (Karen). We live in Cape but when looking for a meal in Ft Myers...More

Thank eismd1
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Second visit for us to this wonderful eatery. The restaurant is nicely decorated, romantic, quiet and very busy. When we got there at 6:00 there were many open tables. By 6:30, it was filled. Couples and families. We started with Italian soup and a delicious...More

Thank JoJo676
Randy S, Owner at IL Pomodoro Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review of our restaurant, and for taking the time to write it. We appreciate your business and hope to serve you again in the future.

Reviewed 23 August 2017

The food is average-Italian style.Some dishes are better then others.The pizzas are good though they have huge chunks of almost raw garlic .The salads are interesting.The calamari tends to be dry.No excuse for that.The place needs to be spruced up and forget about its gloomy...More

Thank posco2
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Popped in on a whim around 6 and were pleasantly pleased. By the time our attentive awesome server Mike brought us our adult beverages (No bar) the restaurant was filling up. The menu is quite large and covers just about everything Italian imaginable. We ordered...More

Thank joybob33
Randy S, Owner at IL Pomodoro Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thank you for your complimentary review, and for taking the time to write it! We are pleased that you enjoyed dining with us, and look forward to serving you again!

Reviewed 1 August 2017

My sister and I were looking for a place on our last night, we happened to pass by on our way to another errand and decided after looking at reviews to try, its a local Italian restaurant you can tell by the cliental. my Chicken...More

Thank Beth C
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Had lunch with a friend on most recent visit. Every meal has been fantastic in every respect. Very prompt friendly service. Today Karen was our server and was delightful. Portions are always huge, one of the few places where may take food home. Restaurant is...More

Thank eismd1
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Had dinner with family here and once again the food is terrific. My son had the chicken parm, my wife had Veal Milanese and i had soup and an calamari arrabbiata app for dinner. All the meals come w soup or salad and both are...More

Thank gschleiffer
Randy S, Owner at IL Pomodoro Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Dear gschleiffer: Thank you for dining with us and for taking the time to write a review of our restaurant. We strive to please our customers and appreciate your business Please feel free to introduce yourself to me on your next visit. I will look...More

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We've been "sampling" a few of the local Italian eateries looking for some standouts in the pack. Our recent visit to Il Pomodoro left us nicely surprised. From the outside, it looks like a lot of Florida restaurants. Upon entering, you get the smell of...More

Thank Kevin V
Randy S, Owner at IL Pomodoro Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Thank you, Kevin V. We are glad you enjoyed our restaurant, and appreciate you taking the time to write a review. We look forward to serving you again!

Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We love this place for casual fine dining. Have never in 10+ visits had anything we didn't enjoy. The wines are good. Service is excellent. Out of the way, hidden gem.

Thank wayneinfortmyersflor
Randy S, Owner at IL Pomodoro Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

Thank you, Wayne! We are glad to hear you enjoy our restaurant, and appreciate your patronage and wonderful review. Please feel free to stop me on your next visit and introduce yourself. Randy

Reviewed 5 July 2017

We came to Il Pomodoro over a year ago before we officially moved to Fort Myers and loved it. Honestly, after we moved here we completely forgot about it. They came to mind recently and we made a reservation. One of the first questions was...More

Thank Benzboy06
Randy S, Owner at IL Pomodoro Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Dear Benzboy06, We are glad our restaurant came to your mind, and appreciate you taking the time to write a review about us on Trip Advisor. We are also pleased that you enjoyed your meal. We strive to keep our customers happy, and hope you...More

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11 January 2017|
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Response from Cynthia W | Reviewed this property |
IL POMODORO is on Gladiolus. Pastabilities on San Carlos and not open for lunch and used to be better when they were in their old location and had the old staff.
Tim R
10 September 2015|
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Response from Randy S | Property representative |
Yes, sir. We are open and would love to have you dine with us again! Sandy Landefeld (Owner, along with David Landefeld and Randy Seech, who is also the sole operator of our restaurant)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9681 Gladiolus Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33908-7607
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: +1 239-985-0080
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