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University Grill

7790 Cypress Lake Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33907-6520
+1 239-437-4377
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (132 reviews)
“crab bisque” (92 reviews)
“haddock” (82 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7790 Cypress Lake Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33907-6520
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Reviewed yesterday

Here is an interesting twist for a change, a restaurant with a college theme and ambiance of the faculty dining room at Yale. Popular spot due to it's location near the Fort Myers theater so make reservations. Nice bar area along with table and booth...More

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The hostess never gave us a greeting or made eye contact. "Give me a moment" Really? No please. Service was ok as was the food. However, as I observed the wait staff and all none had a smile. This must be a tough place to...More

Thank Mick S
Reviewed 2 days ago

In February 2018, my marketing group held an educational luncheon for 40 people. The service was excellent and so was the food, but the best part was working with Joanne, who coordinates all events for the restaurant. Joanne was on top of this event every...More

Thank Joanne W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As the parents of two young children we do not get many chances to enjoy nice restaurants, we are very sorry we wasted our evening here. We ordered the crab bisque and a trio of Mediterranean dips. The bisque was bland and room temperature. The...More

Thank Christie G
Reviewed 3 days ago

Four of us had dinner here before attending The Gordon Lightfoot show at the Barbara Mann Theatre. Service provided by Stephanie was excellent. We ordered the crab bisque which was lovely and silky. The salmon crusted in pistachio nuts special was a huge hit -...More

Thank skychaserCalgary
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

University Grill has outstanding food from Chef Eddie and he makes an Awesome Bake Haddock down to Beef on weck and Ahi Tuna served rare w ginger, wasabi and a marvelous Terraki glaze on top! He also has wonderful salads and if your a vegan...More

Thank Diana V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had the steak au poive, and while it was cooked as I ordered, it was un-chewable and the service was not so great. Don't bother.

Thank 300jillm
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the special Lobster roll and it was so salty had to send it back. The waitress was very understanding and changed my order to the grouper sandwich was delicious. I have had lobster rolls in Maine and Florida and never ran into the salt...More

Thank csleightnj
Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on reviews we picked University Grill for dinner before a show at Barbara Mann Performing Arts Center. We arrived fairly early 5 pm and just before an influx of folks. Seating was prompt and waitress very attentive. We ordered drinks and Shrimp cocktail. Gin...More

Thank grapetomato
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a delicious dinner but it was ruined with a huge roach on our table. The manager said they bombed a few days ago and they can't close down. She was going to leave it in a tissue on the table but then took...More

2  Thank Foze2018
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Joanne R
6 August 2017|
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Response from chuck517 | Reviewed this property |
I believe they offer several
13 May 2017|
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Response from Moneychanger | Reviewed this property |
Despite one of the Managers being a vegan they have no vegan options on the menu. Go figure! But ask and they will offer to make you a pasta dish with mixed vegetables with a delicious sauce. Dish is very tasty, but have to... More
Carol N
26 March 2017|
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Response from edward v | Reviewed this property |
4to7 nightly. It is a dollar off all beers and cocktails, it is in the dinning room also. Starting soon there will be a 7.00 nightly bar menu available . It is at the bar only. More info forthcoming . THANKS CHEF.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7790 Cypress Lake Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33907-6520
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: +1 239-437-4377
The university grill is a upscale local bar and grill. From great burgers and beer,to high choice aged meats and fresh seafood. Our customers are very loyal as are our winter locals. When someone has been here for the first time there comment is why did it take me so long to find this place.
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