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Ristorante Farfalla

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21301 S Tamiami Trail, Estero, FL 33928-2942 (1 Mile North of Coconut Point Mall)
+1 239-495-9912
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
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Delray Beach, Florida
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband and I ate at this restaurant tonight. The atmosphere was very nice. Our server was nice but always seemed in a rush and wasn't very friendly. We waited for our meal for about 30 minute. The food was very hot when served to us. The problem came when we took our first bite. My chicken francese was very... More 

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Nicholasville, Kentucky
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had dinner with my brother here while visiting. The food was delicious and the atmosphere very classy. Nice place for a good dinner. Our server, Doug was very personable and recommended a very nice bottle of wine for our meal.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had New Year's Eve reservations at Ristorante Farfalla and we very pleased with the experience. The hostess was very accommodating and since we arrived early, we were seated outside to have a drink (There is no bar to sit down and have a drink.) We were seated a nice cozy table and our waiter was very efficient and professional.... More 

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Naples, Florida
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

My wife and I were in Estero for an appointment. Searched TripAdvisor for a restaurant. and Farfalla sounded good. It turned out to be great. In Southwest Florida, there are few Italian restaurants, and fewer good ones. So, Farfalla was a pleasnat surprise. We lunched: veal picata and my wife enjoyed slamont. Both excellent. Most unusally: the accompaning vegtables were... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Looking for a lunch restaurant ,my husband saw a sign that Farfalla was open again for lunch. There were tables available outside, It was a beautiful sunny day. Service was prompt, the menu was extensive. Waiter was pleasant, offering suggestions, knowledgeable. We each had the Salmon piccata. It was delightful, a large portion,light and moist, accompanied by au gratin potatoes... More 

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eureka, il
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234 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

This restaurant is elegant and since farfalla stands for butterflies in Italian, the place had butterflies elegantly displayed througout the restaurant. Beautiful! The food was delicious, hot and exquisitely displayed on the plate. I had the gluten free spaghetti with a fresh pomodora sauce and it was delicious! It did not have the mushy feel of gluten free pasta. Everyone's... More 

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Whitby, Canada
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162 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

My husband and I have been here on a few occasions and always have a very pleasant dining experience. The staff are very professional and service is meticulous. On our last visit, my husband started with a Caesar salad and I had the stracciatella soup. I love stracciatella soup and it was good with lots of spinach. The Caesar was... More 

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141 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

The food is delicious and not your usual fare which makes it quite special. Tucked in a corner of a Publix shopping center it has elegant decor and knowledgeable and friendly waiters. The Chef is accessible and friendly. The homemade pasta dishes were phenomenal and the gorgonzola salad was fresh, different and the dressings were exquisite. Best Caesar dressing we... More 

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Central, NJ
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204 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is located on the edge of a small shopping center anchored by a Publix market. There is convenient parking right next to the restaurant. The decor is clean, low key, and upscale. The staff is knowledgeable about the menu and the specials. Entrees were mixed. Meat sauce on the Bolognese was dry and tasteless, but a steak special... More 

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Finksburg, Maryland
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Had a late dinner for our first ever visit. We were surprised how beautiful the interior is decorated. Beautiful draperies and white linens on the tables. The waitress told us all food is freshly prepared to order. The menu is extensive and not typical "neighborhood Italian" fare. Two people in Our group had the lobster bisque. They both felt it... More 

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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
Average prices
US$8 - US$38
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21301 S Tamiami Trail, Estero, FL 33928-2942
    (1 Mile North of Coconut Point Mall)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Estero
  • Phone Number: +1 239-495-9912
Thank you for your interest in Ristorante Farfalla. We will take great delight in hosting your dinner party, and hope that we can assist you in planning your special evening. Whether you are looking for the perfect setting for a small group or large party, our elegant tables, discrete alcoves and private dining room will accommodate you. Our unsurpassed service and attention to detail is legendary. Our nationally acclaimed cuisine has received the highest, world-renowned culinary awards. We hope that you will select Ristorante Farfalla for an experience in exceptional dining while enjoying the Estero area.

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