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The Veranda

2122 2nd St, At Broadway, Fort Myers, FL 33901-3013
+1 239-332-2065
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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2122 2nd St, At Broadway, Fort Myers, FL 33901-3013
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have been going here for years, never a bad meal or staff. I order the same thing every time, rack of lamb. If you want a upscale restaurant in downtown fort myers this is the place for you.

Thank Jeanette A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have lived in Florida all of our adult lives and this restaurant is tried and true. Excellent food, service, atmosphere. The old Florida feel of the building is unmatched in the area. It’s my go to for celebrations and romantic date nights.

Thank darknite1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our waiter was Brent and he ably cared for us the entire evening. Two of us had a wonderful shrimp 🦐 cocktail that was fresh and delicious. I had the fresh grilled Red Snapper that was as good as I have ever had and it...More

Thank Charles P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Husband took me back to Veranda for my Birthday. It was just as wonderful as our time last August. We had the beef carpaccio as an appetizer,both of us couldn’t resist the scallops for our entree and creme brûlée for desert .We requested our...More

1  Thank cookie0316
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were celebrating my son’s 30th birthday and I was looking for some place special that had great food. Veranda was recommended and the reviews were top notch. Boy were we disappointed. And the $150 price tag was high for what we got. For starters,...More

1  Thank Ted G
Reviewed 1 week ago

As you walk in the door you immediately fall in love with the old stained glass, beautiful old bar complete with baby grand piano and just the beauty of this old home. Then you see the many porches, old gas lanterns on the walls, stone...More

Thank PattyandKenny
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted to host a nice dinner for friends and chose The Veranda. Drinks were nice as well as the Grouper and Scallops. But the rib eyes from the Chef's Specials left a lot to be desired. Base on the thickness, I could have closed my...More

1  Thank James J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Group of 8 of us had THE best time! We were seated on a "porch" off the main dining area where we had the best time with our waiter! Food was fantastic! Great wine choices! Thoroughly enjoyed the evening. A great go-to place for a...More

Thank Marion B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Veranda is a beautiful environment, no doubt, but the food should be stellar, and it wasn't on November 3, 2017. We both ordered the Blue Cheese Strip Steak, and while tasty, was kind-of tough. We were sawing at it. I told our waiter about...More

2  Thank arthur012017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love to celebrate at this restaurant!!! Hands down one of the classiest restaurants around. This little gem is tucked in the middle of downtown Fort Myers among the office buildings but you would never know it. We love going early, sitting in the bar...More

Thank Ctigers
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I am not certain; I would contact them and ask the question.
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this isnt Burger King ,,, its a first class restaurant,Love it
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2122 2nd St, At Broadway, Fort Myers, FL 33901-3013
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: +1 239-332-2065
Nestled in the heart of historic downtown Fort Myers. The Veranda will take you away from the hustle & bustle of everyday life to a bygone era of Antebellum charm. The Veranda's romantic setting in two turn-of-the-century homes, combined with our Southern Regional Cuisine, an extensive wine list, and first class service staff will provide you with the most unique dining experience in Southwest Florida. Celebrating our 35th year in business, The Veranda is consistently honored as one of the most award-winning restaurants in the area. Join us and experience the romance, the history and the charm that is the Veranda!
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