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Torch Bistro

$$ - $$$, , American
2113 Tamiami Trl, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-5921
+1 941-575-3505
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“prime rib” (40 reviews)
“osso bucco” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Grill, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2113 Tamiami Trl, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-5921
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1 - 10 of 396 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in Labor Day as other places were closed. Glad we did. Server was fantastic. We had fried pickles, a awesome Rueben, and my wife had a salad that was beautiful. The menu is well balanced with gourmet delights, and comfort food. Positive environment, good...More

Thank letsast
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Another fine dinner at Torch Bar & Grill at 2113 Tamiami Tr. in Punta Gorda. Again my husband had Pork Awesome Buco dinner, and my daughter had a children's chicken tenders meal, but ME, on the other hand, I had a Philly Cheesesteak! We have...More

Thank Amy7110
JillFederici, Public Relations Manager at Torch Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your amazing review. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We had the best dinner and the wait staff was so personal and accommodating.. Enzo our greeter put a big smile on our faces.. refreshing to see such an amazing young boy acting so mature.. We loved everything about Torch and we return!

Thank Missy L
JillFederici, Public Relations Manager at Torch Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank yo so much for the great review. I am glad Enzo treated you right. Cannot wait to see yo again.

Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

I always come for a girls night out. Tonight was business and I am always treated like family. They go above and beyond o make sure everything is to your liking and make every effort to make sure you have an enjoyable meal. A must...More

Thank Jill B
JillFederici, Public Relations Manager at Torch Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We ALWAYS appreciate your reviews. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Enzo as asking for you the other day.

Reviewed 29 June 2017

We went for dinner and the food was really bad. Over cooked and the meatloaf looked like shoe leather.More

1  Thank PAINESVILLEDJH
JillFederici, Public Relations Manager at Torch Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am sorry to hear your meal was not to your liking. The meatloaf is one of our top sellers. We internally track if we have food complaints or food sent back. I reviewed the notes for that night and several days before and after...More

Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

I always enjoy coming in & hanging out here. I will always recommend this place to everyone i know & meet. Its a friendly, family place. Good food. The owners are good people & they make you feel at home. Shane & heidi are good...More

Thank John R
JillFederici, Public Relations Manager at Torch Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We enjoy having you in every week. Look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Going through town trying to find a restaurant that's open proved to be a challenge. We settled on Torch since they were the only one opened unless you want pancakes, or buffets for dinner. There was Burger Bar, but we are there last night. Now...More

Thank Nonnieandpops
JillFederici, Public Relations Manager at Torch Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and getting the 5% discount for cash paid in the review. Look forward to serving you again.

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

I love love love this is place. My children were in town and knew this is my dining place of choice. They surprised me with reservations and flowers that the owners personally picked up for me. I cannot say enough amazing stuff about this place....More

Thank Jill B
JillFederici, Guest Relations Manager at Torch Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It is always a pleasure to serve you and it was amazing to finally meet your wonderful kids. Enzo was so happy you asked him to join your family for dinner that night. Thank you again for your patronage and unwavering praise.

Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

I have to say that initially I only came in for drinks a couple of times and the service was SO friendly and professional that within a week I had to come back for dinner. Everything was spectacular and the portions are very good so...More

1  Thank Alexandra D
JillFederici, Guest Relations Manager at Torch Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you for a great review. The tangerine salad dressing is my favorite dressing of all time. Look forward to seeing and serving you again in the future.

Reviewed 4 May 2017

The beer was cold and priced right , the appetizer was good too . The bartender was friendly and explained a kitchen problem . The staff was friendly . Thank you

Thank cwsmith46
JillFederici, Public Relations Manager at Torch Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you for your review. We hope to see you again soon.

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Bambi C
24 January 2016|
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Response from fenwaybill | Reviewed this property |
not that I noticed, but it was in the 40's so everyone was dressed for the weather. I personally would not got in beach attire.
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Bambi C
24 January 2016|
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Response from TJFMD | Reviewed this property |
Florida casual. That means just about anything you feel comfortable wearing. Shorts, etc. are ok. Can be a little cool inside but not cold or chilly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 24
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 20:30
Thursday
11:30 - 20:30
Friday
11:30 - 20:30
Saturday
15:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2113 Tamiami Trl, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-5921
    (Airport Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Punta Gorda
  • Phone Number: +1 941-575-3505
  • E-mail
Description
Every city has an up and coming restaurant where the atmosphere is great and the chef is a superstar. These restaurants are hot for one reason, they ensure your dining experience will be unforgettable. If you're looking for great service and creative, delicious food, you're sure to find it at Torch Bar and Grill. Welcome to Torch Bar and Grill. You have just found the only Punta Gorda restaurant with fine dining, in a causal atmosphere. Being one of many Punta Gorda restaurants, we are known as THE Place to go for Food, Service and great Quality. There are no other restaurants in Punta Gorda that have as many ongoing values for you as Torch Bar and Grill. Begin your dining experience with a custom made to order cocktail, exactly how you like it, from our bar while your meal is prepared especially for you. We also feature Nyotaimori is a well-accepted and practiced tradition in Japan. It is recognized as an art form in Japan and has been part of the Geisha culture dating back hundreds of years... It is based on the idea that sushi is made to delight. Reservation need to be made 2 weeks in advance. ***Please see our menu on Facebook Torch Bar and Grill***
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