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Torch Bistro

) #28 of 118 Restaurants in Punta Gorda $$ - $$$ , , American
2113 Tamiami Trl, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-5921
+1 941-575-3505
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“prime rib” (40 reviews)
“osso bucco” (17 reviews)
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Bar, Grill, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2113 Tamiami Trl, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-5921
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
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
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
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.

Reviewed 27 April 2017

Some friends, my husband and I went to the Torch Bistro for dinner. WHAT A GREAT PLACE..... food is awesome. Our waitress made us feel like she was our long lost best friend. she couldn't do enough for us. Bob, the owner, came by the...More

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

Thank you so much for your outstanding review. We try to have a very friendly establishment. you meet our staff and you fell like you have known them for years. We look forward to seeing you and your friends again.

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Bambi C
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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.
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
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 24
Lunch, Dinner, 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
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
11:30 - 20:30
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
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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