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IL Pomodoro Italian Restaurant

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9681 Gladiolus Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33908-7607
+1 239-985-0080
Today
16:30 - 21:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 16:30 - 21:00
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Holbrook, New York
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great experience, great atmosphere, accommodating wait staff. I had he rigatoni bolognese and it was out of this world!

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Thank Jeanne D
Montreal, Canada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We made a reservation at this restaurent for 4 people for New Year's Eve 2017 at 20.30 hrs. Once seated we picked your bottle of wine. It is then that the owner came to tell us that the cuissine closed at 20.30hr !! A real joke !! They booked the reservation at the same time that the cuissine was closing... More 

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2 Thank Michel L
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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85 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here 4 times and always good and made with fresh ingredients and their wine list is nice.

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Thank Cynthia W
Fort Myers, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

New ownership is terrible. Have been going there for 12 years. New owner refused to honor a gift certificate that was 4 months expired. Just plain out refused and was quite unfriendly and snotty. She claimed that certificate was purchased under prior owner and she was not going to honor. Advising all I know not to patronize an establishment that... More 

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1 Thank cucumber54
Loretto, Minnesota
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

This had been one of our favorite places for several years. Look forward to returning each season. After tonight, that's enough for this year. Seated promptly for our reservation. Not at all full for a Saturday night. Not overly busy. Service very poor. the usually melt in your mouth garlic rolls served burned - literally black on top. Took half... More 

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3 Thank jandj912
Sandy L, Owner at IL Pomodoro Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear jandj912, We are sorry that you did not enjoy your dining experience. You didn't state whether or not you expressed your concerns to Randy (owner/operator), but had you done so he would certainly have attempted tto make it right with you. We sincerely hope that you will return. More 

Sanibel Island, Florida
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Can you imagine an Italian restaurant that doesn't have Expresso and or Cappuccino coffee? The wait staff says their coffee machine has been out of service for over 6-months. No wonder I as a regular patron for years could never get the Italian coffee. Now I know why! The owner when questioned says....the coffee machine the previous owner left him... More 

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3 Thank navyclipper
Sandy L, Owner at IL Pomodoro Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Navyclipper, We are sorry you did not enjoy your dining experience at our restaurant. However, the "insider" information you received "in private" is totally inaccurate, and I presume came from some mean-spirited, disgruntled person. I, along with my husband and brother purchased il Pomodoro over a year and a half ago, and since that time have received awards of... More 

Fort Myers, Florida
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55 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We had 2 Angry Mussels Fra Diavolo, Chicken and Spinach Cannelloni, the Grouper special and Fettuccine Mario. There was a combination of salads and soups which were good. Four meals were served together with the 5th appearing 15 minutes later. (We were told that the kitchen had made a mistake. To their credit, they comped the meal.) The entrees were... More 

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1 Thank Norman C
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285 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a nice evening and had a good dinner. The garlic rolls were delicious. Staff seemed okay and Restaurant was clean. Italian food is always a treat.

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Thank FtMyersFoody
Wadsworth, Ohio
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Great Italian Food, Hugh portions. Enough for take home dinner the next night. Very nice place with good service. Will definitely eat there again.

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1 Thank Karen D
Fort Myers, Florida
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We usually order carry out from Il Pomodoro. The servings are large and my wife and I split an entre. We ask for extra rolls (garlic to die for) and they accommodate usually with no extra cost. I'm not sure if the pasta is home made, but it sure tastes like it is. Nice atmosphere if you eat in.

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2 Thank PhilTaxman

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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
16:30 - 21:00
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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NMB SC
over a year ago
Fort Myers, Florida

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