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United Cafe Bar and Bistro

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Cafe
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2236 1st St, Fort Myers, FL 33901-2944
+1 239-362-1831
07:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 08:00 - 18:00
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 22:00
Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

The food was very good, server was responsive but the kitchen was slow getting food out, took a hour to get food to table

Thank Eric S
Toronto, Ontario
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

My wife and I went here while attending the car show Nov 26. We got seated quickly after searching out a hostess. There were lots of empty tables. (should have told me something) My wife ordered a chicken salad on a croissant, it was mediocre. I ordered a veggie quiche. Neither meal was hot when delivered. My quiche was a... More 

Thank Doug C
North Fort Myers, Florida
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We came to United Cafe for brunch. it was busy, but we ordered a simple bagel and quiche. It does NOT take an hour to prepare this meal. We were told over and over by our server that it would just be a 'few more minutes' but we left after a full hour went by. Our food never arrived. I... More 

Thank MVonel
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Looking for an authentic English breakfast? This is the only place in Ft. Myers you will find it! How about a draft Boddington's Ale? This is the place mate. Great vibes, friendly staff. Have enjoyed breakfast, dinner and evening snacks here; never disappointed!

Thank Barry B
Winter Park, Florida
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Where to start? The restaurant itself is quaint and has a cool vibe and the Bloody Mary was quite good! There were only three other tables filled inside but many patrons at the outside tables. The waitresses ran back and forth and I could tell they were understaffed but we were in no rush. Our waitress (Aubrey?) was awesome, she... More 

Thank nborck18
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

First, the food was good. Second, the service was horrible. We had to wait to be acknowledged when we entered the cafe because most of the staff were gathered around the hostess and her cellphone. She finally looked up and said to seat ourselves even though the sign said wait to be seated. Finally she came to our table and... More 

Thank FMBDebs
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139 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Recommended by the Indigo hotel, we had breakfast from the British range, called something like the Royal Eggs Breakfast. It involved scrambled egg and smoked salmon. However, the scrambled egg turned out to be omelette! When I asked for scrambled egg, the omelette was brought back, after being cut up and the server said she did not think the two... More 

Thank Vicky249
Bokeelia, Florida
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Big fan of the pot roast, mash potatoes and gravy. Black and blue salad, new item on menu, is very good.

Thank darichardson
Fort Myers, Florida
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59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

We really like the food at United! Everything we've ordered has been great! Basically a bar inside, usually crowded. The smoked salmon breakfast entries are wonderful! Bottomless Mimosas on Sunday's!

Thank Micrazy
Fort Myers, Florida
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Great concept and so thrilled with the remodeling. Food was very good. Able to watch multiple sports at the same time. And the staff was so welcoming. Couldn't ask for a better atmosphere. Music was great too!

Thank nicole13132015

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2236 1st St, Fort Myers, FL 33901-2944
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: +1 239-362-1831

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