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13499 S Cleveland Ave, Bell Tower Shops, Fort Myers, FL 33907-3891
+1 239-344-0037
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this Japanese steakhouse on a Tuesday night and opted for hibachi. The restaurant was decorated to a modern standard. Between us, shrimp, filler mignon, calamari and the biggest scallops I have ever seen were ordered. The chef cooked at our table and was funny but not too cheesy. The food was cooked to an excellent standard, fresh and... More 

Thank Sarah N
Port Washington, New York
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22 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We sat in the lounge to listen to the live jazz band. The lighting was low and relaxing, the music was so nice to listen to and the staff professional and attentive. The food was so good and perfectly proportioned. I loved this place and would return again for sure.

Thank dawn L
Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Prideful cocktails, fast, freshly made and beautifully presented food and cocktails. Lemon drop was frosty with perfect, and sashimi/sushi was fresh and tasty as usual

Thank lovinglifesammy
Cairo, Egypt
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96 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

you will love the nice decorations from inside-out ... they also carry nice Martini's. However I expected a top-notch Sushi quality but the truth that it was just average. I might go back for a drink or so but not much excited for food

Thank Mohamed M
Fort Myers, Florida
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We have spent several evenings here as Daruma has become our place to go when we feel like eating sushi. There is a full menu as well for people that don't love the sushi rolls. Excellent and expertly made Daruma delivers great food and service.

Thank Nikoletta7
Fort Myers, Florida
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77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We were seated in the Sushi lounge which has tables and booths. We ordered the salmon maki ( crabmeat with avocado wrapped in salmon which melts in your mouth, we also had the Beauty and the Beast ( sushi roll half spicy shrimp and half eel wrapped in rice and seaweed. I ordered a special roll Little Mermaid it too... More 

Thank Pattyj013
Saint Augustine, Florida
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

From the coi pond at the entry to the elegant bar this place is really nice. We sat at the bar just there for some sushi. The bartenders were very attentive and service was quite fast. The dishes came out with a very artistic flair. I have not seen a Japanese restaurant that paid so much attention to detail of... More 

Thank Tamburg
Fort Myers, Florida
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Service was weird. Good but weird. The server was stiff. Food was good. We went for dinner. I feel you get more for your money at other Japanese steakhouses in the area. Very clean. Just not my first choice. The sushi rolls weren't tight. I think all of our meats were in 4oz portions. Very nice place just not as... More 

Thank Beansandpeas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Had a date nite w my hubby. Went earlier to miss the crowds. Seated after short wait. Sat in booth in piano room. Loved our cocktails in fun ceramic souvenir cups. The drinks and the escargot were the highlights of the meal. Also enjoyed tuna martini. Sushi was very pretty but otherwise just ok. Server and manager were both very... More 

Thank Grizzly1971
Cape Coral, Florida
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Sunday nights are the big deal for us. A 4 piece live jazz band starts playing at around 5:30. The Sushi and Sashimi is great. Great Service at the bar. Ice cold Kirin beer and super hot sake. Our favorite Sushi bar in SW florida.

Thank beachboy799

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13499 S Cleveland Ave, Bell Tower Shops, Fort Myers, FL 33907-3891
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: +1 239-344-0037

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