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Torch Bistro

$$ - $$$, , 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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Bar, Grill, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2113 Tamiami Trl, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-5921
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Not knowing where to go to eat, I originally plugged in Carrabas on my gps. When it took me to my destination, it was a car lot. Next door was the Torch Bistro. I took a chance and chose to give it a try and...More

Thank Ted W
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had lunch here after our car was serviced at Hyundai dealership. I had pulled pork and Mac and cheese special which was good and my wife had the pot roast with fries which she said was excellent. The service was excellent...More

Thank Edward G
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

This is the first time that I’ve been there and we were driving back from Key West so we’re all kind of tired went there for dinner. We were seated right away and the waitress was very attentive she brought the menus and took a...More

Thank john b
Reviewed 8 April 2018

We walked in on a Saturday at 6:pm, and we were sat within 5 minutes. Look up while you are waiting and you will see a blown glass chandelier, reminiscent of the Borgata in Atlantic City. The place has a charm and friendliness to it....More

Thank Jason B
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We had a group of 10 people tonight. 4 of us had been there 2 of us frequently. We had the absolutely best service the meal was delicious . We will definetly return again and again. Our friends were so pleased and they will be...More

1  Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 16 March 2018

My wife was leaving town for 2 weeks so we decided to have a "date night" before she left. We planned last minute and decided to drive to Punta Gorda to Torch Bar and Grill. We were greeted immediately and felt very welcome, the place...More

Thank 428ron
JillFederici, Public Relations Manager at Torch Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Thank you for giving us a chance and am pleased to hear yyour visit went well. Look forward to seeing you again soon .

Reviewed 8 March 2018

First time at Torch Bistro 4 of us different appetizer's and different entree's all where outstanding as well as the server Heidi. Happy hour just made it over the top.Do yourself a favor and stop to eat there. We wiil going back as much as...More

Thank SUB774
JillFederici, Public Relations Manager at Torch Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Thank you for the fantastic review. Look forward to seeing you all again.

Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Plenty of parking in the lot, so we pulled in for dinner. Only a small number of the tables had customers. We were greeted quickly and the orders were taken. I had the meatloaf dinner and my wife had a Ruben sandwich plate. The house...More

1  Thank JoeKathyFL
JillFederici, Public Relations Manager at Torch Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

You ordered average food, sandwiches at that. What did you expect to see from meatloaf which is one of our best sellers (Magazine articles have used our meatloaf) and a reuben sand-which? Those are pretty simple and easy no fuss no muss meals your basic...More

Reviewed 22 February 2018

We just celebrate my oldest daughter 18th bday party at this restaurant ,last Feb 17. Bob and the whole crew made the party a very successful one & it met my expectations. They did a great job from food to overall service.We had 50 satisfied...More

Thank Arlen M
JillFederici, Public Relations Manager at Torch Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

You had an amazing party. Thank you for choosing us to host your event.

Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Arrived with some trepidation as reputation was very expensive. Found format has changed from the previous all alla cart format. And it is a huge change for the better. Prices are reasonable. The salad for a $5 up charge might be considered a bit steep....More

Thank Gary G
JillFederici, Public Relations Manager at Torch Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Thank you for your amazing review. Look forward to serving you again in the future.

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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.
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
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, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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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