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Ristorante Farfalla

21301 S Tamiami Trl, Estero, FL 33928-2942
+1 239-495-9912
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible14%
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21301 S Tamiami Trl, Estero, FL 33928-2942
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’re from out of town and meeting local friends for dinner. They chose the restaurant. The food was EXCELLENT. We had read the trip advisor reviews and were prepared for the worse. I highly recommended this restaurant. I had the snapper fish wrapped in parchment....More

Thank Rich S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took 2 hours for entree and employees totally mishandles the situation and were not professional. Said to us "what do you want"? Well, we wanted a nice meal within a decent time frame. They came at us very negatively. I was always trained to make...More

Thank betsy h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a chef. We went for dinner recently and had the heaviest meal I've had in a long time. Spiedini....way too heavy. Chef-- look up Marcella Hazan's recipe for Mozzarella in Carroza. Much lighter and more appropriate for an app. Squash ravioli was far...More

Thank chefjanet2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has been in the same location with the same owners for 20 years! That’s saying something for sw FL where things come and go as the snow birds do. The chief and I have been going there for all 20 years and we...More

Thank travelingsteve55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice looking place, good food, terrible service. 1/2 hour to get bread, never refilled water glass, didnt offer seconds on drinks.worst tiramisu ever Too bad food and setting good

1  Thank marty p
Reviewed 4 January 2018

From the minute the door was opened, everything went perfect, ambiance, service and food. Excellent wine collection but no mixed drinks. All dinner selections made to order, so you are not rushed. Appetizers are all delicious as are salads.

Thank jjesml
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Well, this review is so disappointing to write. I have taken several guests to Farfalla over the past few years and have actually had Christmas dinner at this restaurant for four years in a row. However, tonight will be the last dinner I have at...More

Thank allmajm1231
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Very good wine list, knowledgable staff, excellent menu and a chef that's been there awhile! Attentive waiters, one super mirror (in case you love yourself), and an unusually great painting on the way to the rest room. Plenty of parking, comfy ambiance, no rap music....More

1  Thank Gary H
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We are relatively new to South Fort Myers and we're looking for a non chain Italian restaurant. We arrived early and there was only one other table with guests. We did have reservations and the hostess asked. I thought you're kidding me right? That was...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 4 May 2017

What a find! My wife and I were pleasantly surprised. Authentic Italian food that was prepared by the chef/owner in magnificent fashion. The menu had multiple options for homemade meals, tremendous specials and everything is made from scratch. We felt as though we were back...More

Thank JMMJMM11
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Michael H
27 May 2017|
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Grand Re-opening ! Tonight Wine & Beer Serving Authentic Italian Cuisine $10 off $50 or More
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26 February 2015|
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Response from jjesml | Reviewed this property |
Florida dress casual, neat shorts appropriate.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 38
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21301 S Tamiami Trl, Estero, FL 33928-2942
    (1 Mile North of Coconut Point Mall)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Estero
  • Phone Number: +1 239-495-9912
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Thank you for your interest in Ristorante Farfalla. We will take great delight in hosting your dinner party, and hope that we can assist you in planning your special evening. Whether you are looking for the perfect setting for a small group or large party, our elegant tables, discrete alcoves and private dining room will accommodate you. Our unsurpassed service and attention to detail is legendary. Our nationally acclaimed cuisine has received the highest, world-renowned culinary awards. We hope that you will select Ristorante Farfalla for an experience in exceptional dining while enjoying the Estero area.
Closed for LUNCH will reopen for LUNCH 11/06/17
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