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Square 1

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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5239 University Pkwy, University Park Center, University Park, FL 34201-3010
+1 941-359-0001
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Fort Myers, Florida
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151 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great burgers, great sides (onion rings are awesome!) and the service to match. This is a place that will not disappoint and, in fact, will make you want to come back. Well worth the trip, and the money.

Thank Steven B
Sarasota, FL
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197 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good burgers, good sides and good service. Perfect place for friends to meet and have a good time. There is outside dining has well. Interesting items on the menu and priced right. Try it

Thank retirededward
Sarasota, Florida
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our favorite burger place. Love the blue cheese bacon burger but plenty of others to choose from. All the sides are good as well, particularly the onion rings and cole slaw.

Thank MBMiner
Lakewood Ranch, Florida
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place have never had a bad meal. I live their meat loaf burger. One of the best burgers ever

Thank GrandPa64
Spring Hill, Florida
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407 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very impressed with another location in this chain. We don't have one near our home, so we thought we could get another good burger when we were in Sarasota. It was not the same. The service here was poor and so slow. Even the burger was not as good. They have great burgers, so I hope they can... More 

Thank Batmom7
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is great if you catch the Good cook of the day as if you are with a group good luck with everyone getting served with warm tasty food or cooked properly. Your waiter or waitress won`t be concerned with refills for you or checking on your group. Totally Overpriced for what you get which is sad as this... More 

Thank Betty N
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Had a BBQ Bacon burger that was great. Convenient parking, nice ambience and very good wait staff at a reasonable price.

Thank vadocnj
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

For casual dining the menu is quite good and the food is too. Their wings are some of the best I have had, the onion rings are fantastic and their (3) little pigs are excellent, along with their fabulous milkshakes!

Thank John S
Goffstown, New Hampshire
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115 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I met 3 ladies I went to high school with in RI for lunch as a mini reunion/2 of us vacationing in FL and 2 call FL home. One of the ladies lives in Sarasota and suggested we meet here. Kate, our server was really sweet and very patient. We spent an hour reminiscing before we even thought about the... More 

Thank maryannGoffstown_Nh
Sarasota, Florida
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful staff, great food and great atmosphere. This is far from just a burger place, though their gormet burgers are excellent. The staff is very pleasant, entertaining and do their best to make it a unique experience.

Thank Chuck and Liz G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$18
American, Bar
After-hours, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5239 University Pkwy, University Park Center, University Park, FL 34201-3010
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  University Park
  • Phone Number: +1 941-359-0001

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