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IL Pomodoro Italian Restaurant

9681 Gladiolus Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33908-7607
+1 239-985-0080
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (33 reviews)
“garlic rolls” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
9681 Gladiolus Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33908-7607
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My daughter had recommended this restaurant to me. We made reservations and invited a couple of friends to join us there for dinner. We were very pleasantly surprised ! The ambiance was wonderful and the service was great ! We all had ordered different meals,...More

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Randy S, Owner at IL Pomodoro Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for dining with us, and thank you for taking the time to write a review about il Pomodoro. We are glad you and your friends enjoyed your meals. We hope you will visit us again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband is a pure Italian. His mother taught me how to cook! (From scratch) I make homemade Braciola. I do my homework on "Trip advisory" among other sites to compare ratings and reviews and this came up highly rated and deserving! What a find!...More

Thank Lynne C
Randy S, Owner at IL Pomodoro Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Lynne C, Thank you for your complimentary review of il Pomodoro. We strive to keep our customer's happy, and are glad you and your husband enjoyed your meals. It was a pleasure to have served you. Please come and dine with us the next...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I ate at il Pomodoro Wednesday June 7th. and had an excellent meal. Before moving to Fort Myers, we had lived in Northern Italy for 19 years and consider ourselves well versed in Italian Cuisine. At il Pomodoro we both ordered their...More

Thank Norman C
Sandy L, Owner at IL Pomodoro Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Norman C: Thank you for your complimentary review of il Pomodoro! My husband, David, and I, along with my brother, Randy Seech, own the restaurant. Randy also runs and operates all of it so please stop and introduce yourself to him the next time...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since we live in tourist destination, we typically wait til the slow season to visit our fave restaurants. It's that time, and Il Pomodoro generously offered a dining discount we couldn't wait to use. The restaurant offers a relaxing Italian setting (not to mistake with...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Il Pomodoro is a good Italian restaurant with reasonable prices. The food is very good and they have a wide selection. Service is good. I'd recommend for a decent Italian meal.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

...With our meal. Large portions, good flavors, great service. The salmon over spinach and beans was delicious. Large piece of fish. The other meal was chicken franchise. Also excellent. We'll be back.

1  Thank TravelGal1704
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I ordered food from here for my cousin's rehearsal dinner. We placed the order a couple weeks in advance and the restaurant could not have been more accommodating. We ordered several trays of pastas, chicken, eggplant, and salad. The food was made...More

1  Thank Jvalliant
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Every time we eat here it reminds us how good this restaurant is and how much better it is then the other Italian places we occasionally eat at. I had the eggplant parm which was outstanding. The meal comes with soup or salad which I...More

1  Thank gschleiffer
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We have been going here since it has opened. We make it down to Sanibel atleast once a year and this place is a must eat every time. The stuffed shells are great but the pizza is even better. We usually have to go twice...More

1  Thank Diesel762X39
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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Dinner with family on April 1 was as fresh and great tasting as all our previous visits. Delicious Italian food. Some traditional and some new creations.

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
We do not go there anymore, much better places to dine, try Pastabilities on Gladioulous
11 January 2017|
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Response from Cynthia W | Reviewed this property |
IL POMODORO is on Gladiolus. Pastabilities on San Carlos and not open for lunch and used to be better when they were in their old location and had the old staff.
Tim R
are you still in business?
10 September 2015|
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Response from Randy S | Property representative |
Yes, sir. We are open and would love to have you dine with us again! Sandy Landefeld (Owner, along with David Landefeld and Randy Seech, who is also the sole operator of our restaurant)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9681 Gladiolus Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33908-7607
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: +1 239-985-0080
  • E-mail
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