FORT MYERS, Fla. (Oct. 25, 2013) – The Veranda in downtown Fort Myers is now accepting reservations for this year’s Thanksgiving Day.

From noon to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 28, patrons are invited to celebrate Thanksgiving Day with family and friends around the Veranda’s table enjoying special menu items including traditional roast turkey with housemade stuffing, pan gravy and cranberry relish, classic roast prime rib of beef served au jus with creamy horseradish sauce, Chef William’s apple cobbler, traditional pumpkin pie and more.

“We encourage patrons to make their reservations early as we traditionally sell out the restaurant on Thanksgiving Day,” said Dennis Genge, general manager of the Veranda. “Diners enjoy gathering with their friends and family in our southern setting for a great holiday meal without having to do any of the preparation or cleanup. It’s a delicious, carefree holiday experience.”

The Veranda restaurant features southern regional cuisine with a full bar, extensive wine list and first-class service in a romantic setting. Lunch is served Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. A mid-day menu is served Monday through Friday from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Dinner is served Monday through Saturday from 5:30 p.m. until 10 p.m. Private dining is also available from 10 to 400 guests. Live entertainment is featured in the Veranda’s piano lounge Wednesday through Saturday evenings from 6:30 to 9:30. Valet or street parking is available.

For reservations and more information, call the Veranda at 239-332-2065 or visit