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“Average at Best”
Review of The Lodge

The Lodge
Ranked #84 of 965 Restaurants in Fort Myers
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$17
Description: Welcome to The Lodge, let the adventure begin! 'The Lodge' is a great spot for your business lunch, your family dinner, the night out with friends and the big games! We are famous for our slow-smoked BBQ - and our wide menu variety beyond that, but a great dining experience goes beyond the food! Bring your friend and family and relax & enjoy the 50' wide panoramic mountain scenery in the main dining room, or the 15' Jumbotron (South Florida's biggest LED TV) on the bar side. We serve 28 different draft beers and 12 of them on a self-tap beer wall that let's you try & pay by the ounce. Hang out by our 14' tall fireplace and watch the ski-lift run up and down the 'mountain'. And don't forget to say 'hi' to Bert the Grizzly ... see you at The Lodge!
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Description: Welcome to The Lodge, let the adventure begin! 'The Lodge' is a great spot for your business lunch, your family dinner, the night out with friends and the big games! We are famous for our slow-smoked BBQ - and our wide menu variety beyond that, but a great dining experience goes beyond the food! Bring your friend and family and relax & enjoy the 50' wide panoramic mountain scenery in the main dining room, or the 15' Jumbotron (South Florida's biggest LED TV) on the bar side. We serve 28 different draft beers and 12 of them on a self-tap beer wall that let's you try & pay by the ounce. Hang out by our 14' tall fireplace and watch the ski-lift run up and down the 'mountain'. And don't forget to say 'hi' to Bert the Grizzly ... see you at The Lodge!
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

This place has a touristy feel to it. There are many better alternatives to this place. Food was OK but certainly nothing special. Portions were a bit small. Burnt ends appetizer tasted good but was small. Smoky philly was fair, and was short on meat. The smashed red potatoes were just plain mashed. We got a bowl of chicken chili to go but found less than a half cup in the container when we got home. We spent $100 for three of us for lunch, including a couple beers. As FM residents, we will probably not go back except maybe just for beers.

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Five adults went for a birthday celebration. The drinks were very good. then it went downhill. the of us ordered salmon, none of us finished it. Tasted a bit old, rest of the dinners were just ok. Ended up at Dairy Queen for dessert:)

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

This place has a very nice menu to choose from. The food was well prepared and quite tasty. We will definitely return again since it was so enjoyable. Waiter and service were great.

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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Spent a nice couple of hours shopping and sightseeing in the downtown area. After looking at a lot of the restaurant menus as we walked around we chose The Lodge. I ordered the small size Nachos with the beef chili. It’s just the right size for one. It was made with fresh made potato chips and had plenty of cheese and meaty chili. It was very good and I think I should have got the large size so I’d have leftovers. I would definitely go back.

Thank taftdev
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Courtney H, Guest Relations Manager at The Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

We're glad you stopped in after your shopping/sightseeing day! It's also great to hear you enjoyed the Nachos with Chili. Thank you for the review and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Stayed at a hotel in Fort Myers and took a free trolley downtown (which was great). Went to The Lodge. We sat at the bar. It was happy hour and I got a Manhattan for $1 off. It was OK. Then I switched to top shelf drinks and they were as good as expected. My wife had a cocktail and then ordered the not 2-for-1 wine. Then there was the food. We ordered burnt ends as an app and they were outstanding. But instead of ordering ribs, I ordered trout with potato salad. Both were very good. My wife got slow roasted pulled pork with potato salad and mashed potatoes. The mashed were luke warm but the potato salad was very good. The pulled pork was dry. She had leftovers the next day and didn't eat most of the pork but she did eat the "warmed up" mashed and the potato salid.

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Thank Bill A
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Courtney H, Guest Relations Manager at The Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Thanks for trying us out, Bill! We're happy to hear you enjoyed our BBQ and we look forward to having you stop by again soon.

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