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13499 S Cleveland Ave, Bell Tower Shops, Fort Myers, FL 33907-3891
+1 239-344-0037
17:00 - 22:00
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Fort Myers, Florida
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband arranged a surprise birthday dinner for me and six friends. We arrived and were treated royally by the manager, Mrs. Gonzalez. They served us champagne and had a special Hibachi table just for us. Our chef at the table was very friendly and entertaining. We tried several appetizers and everyone enjoyed two entrees a piece with all the... More 

Thank HappyTravelersJPC
Fort Myers, Florida
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can either sit with a group around a hibachi or go in back for a booth or table and listen to music. Food is consistently good. Music in back is sometimes too loud. Children love going to this place and watching the chefs wielding their knives

Thank bubbegator
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very enjoyable dinner here with my wife. While busy they got us in fairly quickly. The service is pleasant. They have hibachi as well as sushi. I enjoyed the piano player that was in there. What I found that made this so good was aside from the high quality food was the fact that for the hibachi they... More 

1 Thank John S
Fremont, Ohio
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121 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Located in Bell Tower, this restaurant has some top competition but lives up to the challenge. The volcano sushi was fantastic as well as the old originals. They have the sushi bar where everyone was very friendly. The only complaint I would have is the bartenders/waiters at the bar seemed preoccupied with other things rather than service the customers. The... More 

Thank Rhodehouse1003
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

This place is one of the oldest, and best, sushi bars and hibachi grills in the area. And there's a reason for it...the atmosphere is excellent, the food is even better, and the don't just stick to the standard Japanese fare, though it is available. It's reasonably priced and the sake selection is great!

Thank Erika C
Fort Myers, Florida
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

This was my first visit to DaRuMa. I had summarily read favorable ratings before I went for a steak and shrimp dinner in the hibachi area. I was disappointed with the evening and so I went back to read the reviews more carefully. Now that I had seen the layout of the restaurant, the most favorable reviews seemed to involve... More 

Thank Richard r
Toms River, New Jersey
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115 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I've passed DaRuMa a score of times, but on this visit to Bell Tower, I decided to give this restaurant a try. And I'm happy I did. The atmosphere is arresting with dimmed lighting and private booths for dining. The menu offers a variety of selections--sushi and sashimi as well as traditional Japanese dishes. The meal started off with a... More 

Thank NJJaneEyre
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We visited this Japanese steakhouse on a Tuesday night and opted for hibachi. The restaurant was decorated to a modern standard. Between us, shrimp, filler mignon, calamari and the biggest scallops I have ever seen were ordered. The chef cooked at our table and was funny but not too cheesy. The food was cooked to an excellent standard, fresh and... More 

Thank Sarah N
Port Washington, New York
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We sat in the lounge to listen to the live jazz band. The lighting was low and relaxing, the music was so nice to listen to and the staff professional and attentive. The food was so good and perfectly proportioned. I loved this place and would return again for sure.

Thank dawn L
Sacramento, California
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Prideful cocktails, fast, freshly made and beautifully presented food and cocktails. Lemon drop was frosty with perfect, and sashimi/sushi was fresh and tasty as usual

Thank lovinglifesammy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13499 S Cleveland Ave, Bell Tower Shops, Fort Myers, FL 33907-3891
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: +1 239-344-0037

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?