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Torch Bistro

) #29 of 118 Restaurants in Punta Gorda ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , , American
2113 Tamiami Trl, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-5921
+1 941-575-3505
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“prime rib” (40 reviews)
“osso bucco” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Grill, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
2113 Tamiami Trl, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-5921
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151 - 160 of 390 reviews

Reviewed 11 January 2015

We have been here a couple of times and have always had great service and the food is excellent! The "Awesome" Buco is truly delish!

Thank Kbmiles
manager1339, Public Relations Manager at Torch Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us. We are happy to have served you and look forward to seeing you back again soon.

Reviewed 2 January 2015

Had a nice New Years Eve Dinner at Torch. We were seated very near the entrance, which turned out to be VERY busy with wait staff rearranging tables no less than 5 times. Customers walking past our table (for 2) and very busy staff passing...More

Thank 1gamblergirl
manager1339, Public Relations Manager at Torch Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us. We are happy to have served you and look forward to seeing you back again soon. As you can imagine New Years Eve is definitely a high volume night in any restaurant. Please...More

Reviewed 2 January 2015

Average food & service, noisy atmosphere. Little has changed since our last visit in 2011. Sort of surprised the place is still in business.More

Thank DukasDad
manager1339, Public Relations Manager at Torch Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us. We have completely revamped the menu and service is well above par now. Being family owned and operated it is hard to find help that is as passionate as you are. Sometimes it...More

Reviewed 2 January 2015 via mobile

Great service, great food. Steak was excellent, done perfectly. Chicken dishes very tasty. Reasonable prices for excellent food. Will come again

Thank Mary B
manager1339, Public Relations Manager at Torch Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us. We are happy to have served you and look forward to seeing you back again soon.

Reviewed 2 January 2015

The food was fantastic! The appitizers were delicious, tender calamari, light cactus fries and melt in your mouth pork wings. Main courses, "truly" awesome buco (osso bocco), tastyThia chicken, classic chicken parm and fabulous saltimbocca! Deserts of Orange sunshine cake, classic chocolate cake and really...More

1  Thank John P
manager1339, Public Relations Manager at Torch Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us. We are happy to have served you and look forward to seeing you back again soon.

Reviewed 24 December 2014

The food here is unusual but good. I had the buffalo and enjoyed it. Grilled salmon was also well prepared and delicious. Stick with the grilled food and you won't go wrong. I could have lived without some of the attempted glitz while trying to...More

Thank edharrell
manager1339, Public Relations Manager at Torch Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us. We are happy to have served you and look forward to seeing you back again soon.

Reviewed 18 December 2014

Can't say enough good things about this small town jewel. Love is good food. And good food is love! Can't wait to make more wonderful memories. With the best of warmth and smiles. Your just one goat in the garden away from happiness. Cheers &...More

Thank cmarquette
manager1339, Public Relations Manager at Torch Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us. We are happy to have served you and look forward to seeing you back again soon.

Reviewed 18 December 2014

Great food, awesome drinks inviting atmosphere. I've never had a bad meal. I cant wait to try every menu item. It will be hard because I have fallen in love with the chicken curry. Spicy! Love it. I'm taking an order home with me.

1  Thank Queen_Celene
manager1339, Public Relations Manager at Torch Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2016

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for us. We are happy to have served you and look forward to seeing you back again soon.

Reviewed 17 December 2014

My wife & I were both disappointed with the quality off the food, the service of the wait staff, the length of the wait once seated & the limited menu. Based on past experiences we were expecting better.

Thank RSchwager
Reviewed 17 December 2014

i drove by the restaurant earlier in the day the sign out front says prime rib - bison - venison two for Tuesday 22.00 so my girl and I went there for dinner they gave us a list with Tuesday specials the prime rib the...More

1  Thank John G
manager1339, General Manager at Torch Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2014

The sign out front has 4 lines we use each line for a different feature we are running. There was no intent to mislead. Being an intelligent person you need to realize that Bison and Venison are exotic meats that no way could be sold...More

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Bambi C
Is there a dress code
24 January 2016|
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Response from fenwaybill | Reviewed this property |
not that I noticed, but it was in the 40's so everyone was dressed for the weather. I personally would not got in beach attire.
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Bambi C
Dress code??
24 January 2016|
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Response from TJFMD | Reviewed this property |
Florida casual. That means just about anything you feel comfortable wearing. Shorts, etc. are ok. Can be a little cool inside but not cold or chilly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 24
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 20:30
Thursday
11:30 - 20:30
Friday
11:30 - 20:30
Saturday
15:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2113 Tamiami Trl, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-5921
    (Airport Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Punta Gorda
  • Phone Number: +1 941-575-3505
  • E-mail
Description
Every city has an up and coming restaurant where the atmosphere is great and the chef is a superstar. These restaurants are hot for one reason, they ensure your dining experience will be unforgettable. If you're looking for great service and creative, delicious food, you're sure to find it at Torch Bar and Grill. Welcome to Torch Bar and Grill. You have just found the only Punta Gorda restaurant with fine dining, in a causal atmosphere. Being one of many Punta Gorda restaurants, we are known as THE Place to go for Food, Service and great Quality. There are no other restaurants in Punta Gorda that have as many ongoing values for you as Torch Bar and Grill. Begin your dining experience with a custom made to order cocktail, exactly how you like it, from our bar while your meal is prepared especially for you. We also feature Nyotaimori is a well-accepted and practiced tradition in Japan. It is recognized as an art form in Japan and has been part of the Geisha culture dating back hundreds of years... It is based on the idea that sushi is made to delight. Reservation need to be made 2 weeks in advance. ***Please see our menu on Facebook Torch Bar and Grill***
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