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Leroy's - Punta Gorda, MMMMMM Good!

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  • Baller4Life
    Former Member
    • Dec 2014
    • 31
    • Fenton, MI

    Leroy's - Punta Gorda, MMMMMM Good!

    Try it! How can you not like a place that serves pork rinds as a free appetizer.

    We have eaten at Leroy's 3 times within the last year and NEVER been disappointed. Always for dinner and drinks. A large eclectic bar and a southern menu that doesn't disappoint. They can be a little pricey. We usually get out of there for around $60 including drinks and the tip. But hey ... you definitely get what you pay for.

    After I kill off the pork rinds, we always get the deviled eggs for an appetizer. These little chicken embryos have a smooth taste. Leroy's adds a perfect little piece of candied bacon on top of each one. See the pic - that's what you get except I already ate one! I usually get the small plate charcuterie with chicken liver which is served with a caramelized onion jelly. It's delish! Last time in, my wife got the fried chicken. IMHO - this chicken was the best fried chicken I've ever had. See the pic, too. Top quality collards ....

    If you're in Fort Myers, this place will be a 35 minute drive. But it's worth it.
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  • HawkerXP
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    #2
    Fort Myers? I thought it was Australia!

    I love deviled eggs!

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    • lschweig
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      Even bad deviled eggs are better than no deviled eggs at all.
  • grezs
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    • Jun 2015
    • 39
    • Seattle
    • Gary

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    #3
    My family was there this week and thought it was excellent value on the $9.99 express lunch. Mammoth serving compared to Seattle.

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    • Spinaker
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      • Nov 2014
      • 10467
      • Land of Tonka
      • John "J R"
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      #4
      Leeeeeeeroooooyyyy!!!! Sorry I had too.


      That looks incredible.

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      • Troutman
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        #5
        Glad to see Punta Gorda doing well. I know its been hit by some nasty hurricanes the last 10-15 years. Only the strong survive and the food looks amazing as well !!!

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        • smokenoob
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          • Dec 2017
          • 1023
          • Gulf Breeze, Florida

          #6
          even upside down that looks good!

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          • FireMan
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            Yeah, I was wonderin, how’d he do that?
        • DWCowles
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          • Jul 2014
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          • Smiths Grove, Ky
          • Hi, my name is Darrell. I'm an OTR truck driver for over 25 years. During my off time I love doing backyard cooks. I have a 48" Lang Deluxe smoker, Rec-Tec pellet smoker,1 Weber Genesis 330, 1 Weber Performer (blue), 2 Weber kettles (1 black and 1 Copper), 1 26" Weber kettle, a WSM, 8 Maverick Redi Chek thermometers, a PartyQ, 2 SnS, Grill Grates, Cast Iron grates, 1 ThermoPop (orange) and 2 ThermoPens (pink and orange) and planning on adding more cooking accessories. Now I have an Anova sous vide, the Dragon blower and 2 Chef alarms from Thermoworks.

          #7
          Looks good!

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          • N227GB
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            • Feb 2018
            • 301
            • Fort Myers, FL
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            #8
            $8.99 steak and fries salad on the lunch special menu? That's a good deal!

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            • RonB
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              • Near Richmond VA
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              #9
              That looks really goood.

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