About South Fork Grille
We are that go-to spot for a fun environment and delicious food. You know, that place in the neighborhood where locals gather to kick back and take a night off from cooking. We truly believe we've created something that you cant get anywhere else in the area. Our wait staff is dedicated to providing friendly and personalized service. Want to know what their menu favorites are? Just ask! Want something special added or taken away from a salad or other dish? Just ask. They are here to make sure that you have an excellent experience each and every time you come by. You see, we care about every dish we put out, every single day. Our focus is on local and regional ingredients. Enjoy a great afternoon or evening out at our restaurant. And don't forget, our patio is always pet friendly.
We can't wait to serve You!
Estero, FL 33928
Contemporary American, Steak, Seafood
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Everyday 12 noon till 4:00pm, Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4;00pm - 1:00am, Sunday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Early Dining/Happy Hour everyday 4 till 6
Coconut Road and RT 41
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
South Fork Grille offers catering both on and off premise. From small dinner parties to large theme parties, Chef Darin"s creativity will enhance and personalize your event.
Live in Rapallo or The Residence's at Coconut Point? Enjoy our door to door plate delivery service for lunch or dinner. Food will arrive on plates ready to serve, great for a lunch for two or a dinner party of 10! Or, make pre arrangements dropping off your own platters and let us fill and deliver for your event!
Valet or self parking available.
Lee County Transit
Chef Larry DeFeo
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
NEW YEARS EVE 2016
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South Fork Grille Ratings and Reviews
The South Fork Grille has consistently superior food. We have dined here many times and have always been pleased with the taste and size of our meals.
We will continue to frequent this restaurant for that reason alone.
Generally the service is great, there are many servers who have worked at the restaurant for a while. However, in-season there is additional staff that are not equally skilled so you might have to accept a slower pace and less attention than desired.
The restaurant inside is small but nicely decorated and there is a large outdoor sidewalk dining area. Be aware that it may be crowded and that its proximity to two mall roads sometimes results in an urban feel.
Overall, within the local area this is one of the best choices.
This place seems to be busy every night but our reservations were ready when we arrived. Service for menus and drinks was prompt. Food was delicious. I had the scallops which were cooked just right and a very nice size, and they were served on a very tasty risotto. Conversation was pretty comfortable so I don't think the noise level was bad even though the restaurant was packed.
South Fork Grille had good food but was quite pricey for what you got. Hostess was very rude and would not seat us till exactly 6:45, our reservation time. We were told and corrected at 6:44 that it was not our time....and not nicely!.. I had one for the specials...a seafood ravioli...30.00....no salad....7.00 to add one. My ravioli were delicious but I easily finished them and I am a very small eater. My husband had a fish dish and was done with it in about 5 min. Very small portions.....the fresh baked bread was very good and we filled up on it. We had to ask three times to get another basket of it. Quality of food was very good....quantity and price was not.
Celebrating our first Valentine's Dinner together. I was looking forward to a great meal, SouthFork did not disappoint.
We had one of their specially drinks for Valentine's Day and then each of us had a delicious fillet mignon. It was cooked to perfection and literally almost melted in your mouth.
We will be returning for another delicious meal.
Another thing that makes this restaurant special, it's privately owned, a true small business restaurant.
Again, wonderful! We usually like the happy hour special meals but tonight were there for Valentine's Day. Food prepared to perfection! (chicken, grouper, salmon). Love the bread that precedes the meal. Nice drink selection too. Wait staff is well trained, polite and attentive. Will return again and again.....
Food was good. We hadn't been to Southfork in at least a year. Were a little disappointed that we had a reservation-even noted we were celebrating an anniversary when we made the the reservation, showed up early when we were at mall & saw a bunch of empty tables, but ended up sitting on the side of the building, which felt like sitting on the side of a building near the door, away from the rest of the restaurant patrons-- , & away from heaters, when there were clearly at least 2 other empty tables for 2 in the front of the building near the heaters. We were told they were being held for others but at least one of them was not filled during most of our meal. We were also disappointed that they did away with their bar menu of small plates. That being said,we made the best of things; ordering from their current menu, our dinner was delicious (I had the salmon,which was done to perfection) and our server was excellent.
South Fork Grille always provides a quality experience at a reasonable price. Unfortunately being in the middle of "season" here, the atmosphere was not what we've come to expect and enjoy which is fine. We'll be back when all these snow birds return to their northern roosts.
Low rating because from the time we were seated until we received our drinks 25 minutes elapsed. Inexcusable!
Food and drink were good. We dined outside, very nice and quiet. Inside the restaurant the noise level was quite loud.
We will definitely give South Fork another try... everyone has an off day!
DO NOT eat INSIDE in this restaurant! Although the food was excellent, the NOISE and ambiance are very poor! We could hear every conversation from every table in the room (and that was under the dropped ceiling portion which absorbed some noise.)
Service was also almost non-existent - we had to ask for menus that were taken away, ask for a waitress to take our order, and then waited a VERY long time for our order to come.
Outside dining seemed more pleasant and may be worth a try, but avoid at all costs, inside dining.
Met friends here for lunch Chose the table outside to enjoy the day. Lunch menu had interesting choices. Service was very good even with the error in one of the meals. Problem was graciously and quickly taken care of. Never felt rushed. Quality and taste of the food was very good. Would return.
I ordered one of their fish specials: the fish was served over a bed of couscous which was a cold salad plate. As a result, the fish was also cold. Very poor selection by their chef. The couscous should have been served as a hot dish along with the fish. Our waitress admitted that they've had quite a few complaints about the bed of couscous served as a could salad with the fish. She should have told me that prior to accepting my order. She took the plate back and returned it about five minutes later and it was warmer, but not hot. They probably put it in the microwave to re-heat it rather than making me wait for a new plate. Not very impressive. The waitress was very nice and apologetic, but did not take the meal off our bill.
Early dinner was a great value. Ambiance on outside patio was quite pleasant. Short ribs were very moist and a very generous portion . BLT and mozzarella salad creative. Note Friday night was fully booked, make reservations . Service as attentive and friendly.
The early dining menu 4-6 pm has some great deals and the food is excellent. I had a salad and the salmon entree and my husband had the chicken. Everything was delicious. Our server, Susan, was very friendly and helpful. So happy to discover this neighborhood gem! Make a reservation as they do get busy.
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