2736 Edison Ave, Fort Myers FL 33916



Monday - Saturday 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM |  Sunday 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Breakfast Served Until 10:30 AM Sunday - Saturday

Serving South West Florida since 1952, the Farmers Market Restaurant is the longest operating restaurant in Lee County serving the finest southern food you have ever tasted.  Using recipes passed down generations, our friends keep coming back for the best home cooking you can get.  Come put the taste of the south in your mouth!

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Ala Carte

Monday - Saturday

Daily Specials




Breakfast Combinations


Old Fashioned $7

Two fresh eggs with your choice of (1): bacon, sausage patty, turkey sausage links, fried pork chop, corn  beef hash or smoked sausage link choice of (1): grits, hash browns, home fries or cheesy grits (add $.30)

And Toast (White, Wheat, Rye or Raisin),English Muffin or Biscuits

Wake Up (Same as above w/one egg)  $6


Smokey  $7.50

Two fresh eggs with thick slice of Smoked Ham, choice of (1): grits, hash browns, home fries or cheesy grits (add $.30)

And Toast (White, Wheat, Rye or Raisin), Biscuits or English Muffin

Tennessee Clifty Farms Salt Cured Ham  $8


Country Fried Steak Breakfast $9

Two fresh eggs served with choice cut steak dipped in egg and flour, fried and smothered with our sausage gravy, choice of (1): grits, hash browns, home fries or cheesy grits (add $.30) And Toast (White, Wheat, Rye or Raisin)Biscuits or English Muffin


Buttermilk Pancakes $6

Three large cakes served with your choice of (1):bacon, sausage patty, turkey sausage links, corn beef hash, smoked sausage link or fried pork

chop, with Smoked Ham $7


It’s Fishy! $8

Two fresh eggs with Fried Mullet or White Fish, choice of (1): grits, hash browns, home fries or cheesy grits (add $.30) And Toast (White, Wheat, Rye or Raisin)  English Muffin or Biscuits


Breakfast Sandwich $4

One fried egg on a fresh biscuit or your choice of bread.

Topped with American cheese and your choice of bacon, ham or sausage patty.


Fresh Unlimited Coffee $1.95, Hot Tea or Chocolate $1.95, Soda $2.29,  8oz Apple Juice $1.95, 8oz Whole Milk $1.95, 8oz Local Sun Harvest OJ $1.95



Farm Fresh Omelettes

All Omelettes are served with choice of (1) Grits, Hash Browns,

Home Fries or Cheesy Grits (add $.30)

Just Cheese $6

Ham, Bacon, or Sausage with Cheese $7

Veggie (green peppers, onions, tomato, mushroom, cheese) $7

Build Your Own Omelet

(Choice of meat and veggies w/ cheese) $8


Country  $5

Large bowl of homemade pork sausage gravy that is just like grandma used to make! Served with two fresh biscuits


Southern Eggs Benedict  $7

A twist on the classic favorite! Fresh biscuits (2) split and

topped with two eggs and sausage gravy


Texas French Toast $4

2 pieces of thick sliced sweet bread hand dipped in egg and cinnamon sprinkled with powdered sugar Add any meat $6



Fried Pork Chop $3                                     Side Grits $1.25

Smoked Ham $4                                        (add $.30 for cheesy)

Corn Beef Hash $2.50                                 Bowl of Grits $3

Bacon (3) $2.89                                         One pancake $1.75

Smoked Sausage Link $2.79                        Two pancakes $3.50

Pork Sausage Patty $1.50                            One Egg $.75

Turkey Sausage Links $2.29                         Single Biscuit $.75

Tennessee Ham (Salt Cured) $5

4 oz Mullet or White Fish $4

Home Fries or Hash Browns $2

Bowl of Oatmeal (12 oz) $2.50

Bowl of Oatmeal with fresh fruit (varies) $4

2 slices of toast (white, wheat, rye or raisin) $1

Side of sausage gravy $2



*Egg whites available upon request

ENTRÉES (3 sides included)

Half southern fried chicken  $14.95

¼ Southern Fried Chicken $11.95

(white meat add $.50)

Grilled liver & onions $11.95

Hand breaded & fried chicken tenders (10) $11.95

Large Ham Hock $11.95

Meatloaf $11.95

Country Fried Steak w/brown gravy $12.95

Country Fried Ribs (4) $12.95

Southern Fried Chicken Wings $11.95

Country Fried Pork Chops (2) $11.95

Fried Chicken Livers or Gizzards $10.95

Mild White Fish (Broiled or Fried) $11.95

  (Wild caught haddock, White fish, or Mullet)

Southern Fried Catfhish $12.95

Roast Top Round of Beef  $11.95

Pulled Pork Dinner (smoked in–house) $11.95

Tennessee Country Cured Ham $11.95

Grilled Chicken Breast (2) $11.95


Sides served daily

(see Daily specials for addt'l sides)

Fresh Mashed Potatoes served with gravy

Steamed Rice served with gravy

Fried Zucchini

French Fries or Sweet Potato Fries

Steamed Broccoli

Fried Okra

Corn Fritters

Fresh Collard Greens

Okra and Tomatoes

Steamed Cabbage

Macaroni and Cheese

Cole Slaw/Broccoli Salad

Baked Sweet Potato

Cup of Soup or Side Salad



Soups and Salads

House salad  $2.29

Dressings: Ranch, Honey Mustard, French, Italian,

Thousand Island, Balsamic Vinaigrette Blue Cheese

Large Julienne salad (iceberg/romaine lettuce mix, roast beef, ham, boiled egg, cheese, tomato, onions, & pickles) $8.99

 Chicken Tender Salad  - grilled or fried (romaine lettuce, chicken nuggets, tomato & cheese) $7.99

Santa Fe Salad (Pulled pork on top of mixed greens with corn, cheese, black beans and tomatoes).  Served with house made BBQ ranch dressing

Soup and Salad (homemade soup of the day) $6.99

Soup of the day with crackers  $4.99

All of our soups are homemade!

Monday: Chicken Noodle

Tuesday: Ham & Lima Bean

Wednesday: Sante Fe

Thursday: Loaded Baked Potato

Friday: Bertha's Famous Chili

Saturday: Chef's Choice



Two vegetables with choice of bread $5.00

Three vegetables with choice of bread $7.00

Four vegetables with choice of bread $9.00

Five vegetables with choice of bread $11.00

Bowl of any non-fried vegetable $4.50


Sandwiches with one side

Half Pound Angus Hamburger $7.99

(add cheese $.30)

Half Pound Angus Bacon Cheeseburger $8.99

Mild white fish sandwich $7.99

Club sandwich (ham or turkey, bacon, lettuce, tomato) $8.99

Meatloaf sandwich $7.99

Fried Green Tomato and Bacon Club $8.99

Smoked pulled pork  $7.99

Grilled or Fried Chicken Breast Sandwich  $7.99

Hot roast beef open faced sandwich  $7.99

All beef jumbo hot dog $4.99

Grilled Cheese  $3.99



Stuffed Bell Peppers  $11.95

Southern Fried Chicken $11.95 (add $.50 for White Meat)

Creamy Shrimp and Grits $12.95

Sides:  Dry Lima Beans, Baby Pickled Beets, Sliced Peaches, Black-eyed Peas



Baked Chicken w/ Cornbread Dressing $11.95

(add $.50 for White Meat)

Smothered Chicken $11.95

(add $.50 for White Meat)

Sides: Green Beans, Buttered Corn, Spiced Apples, Black-eyed Peas



Smothered Country Style Steak  $12.95

BBQ Ribs   $12.95

Sides:  Baby White Lima Beans, Homemade Applesauce, Field Peas with snaps



Chicken and Dumplings  $11.95

Sides:  Great Northern Beans, Pinto Beans, Fried Green Tomatoes


Creamy Shrimp and Grits $12.95

Baked Chicken w/ Cornbread Dressing $11.95

(add $.50 For White Meat)

Turkey Wing w/ Cornbread Dressing $11.95

Sides:  Black-Eyed Peas, Corn Fritters, Potato Salad, BBQ Beans, Mustard Greens




BBQ Chicken $11.95

BBQ Ribs and Chicken Combo $12.95

BBQ Ribs $12.95

BBQ Beans, Potato Salad, Field Peas with snaps, Dry Lima Beans, Fried Green Tomoatoes



Baked Chicken with Cornbread Dressing

Squash Casserole, Sweet Potato Soufflé, Field Peas, Green Beans, Buttered Corn, Fresh Rutabagas, Turnip Greens, Cole Slaw, Broccoli Salad



MADE FRESH DAILY FROM SCRATCH - Ask for availability


Coconut Cream Pie    $3.00

Chocolate Pie   $3.00

Lemon Meringue Pie    $3.00

Libby’s Famous Sweet Potato Pie    $4.00

Pineapple Pie   $4.00

Strawberry Pie   $4.00

Cheesecake  (plain, Oreo, cherry)   $4.00

Key Lime Pie     $4.00

Southern Pecan Pie    $4.00

Peanut Butter Pie  $4.00

Dutch Apple, Peach or Blueberry Pie $4.00

Pineapple Upside Down Cake    $3.00

Chocolate Cake  $3.00

Red Velvet Cake - three layer   $4.50

Carrot Cake - three layer   $4.50



Vanilla Bean Ice Cream available for $1.


Whole pies and cakes available by order - $16.00 to $30.00



About our resident Pie Expert/Baker, Christine:


Christine came to us after her career baking pies at Flora & Ella's from 1975-2011.

When she is not baking pies she is spending time with her 15 grandchildren.

Wonder what Christine's favorite pie is? Coconut Cream! It happens to be our best seller, too.