Nirvana Fusion open in Fort Myers
- An Insatiable Appetite Oct 28, 2009 06:13 PM
Nirvana Fusion opened at former site of Metropolitan and Black Hawk on College . Online, the menu is inviting with Indian, Thai, Mediterranean and "American" dishes at good prices. I'll give them a while before I go visit. Phone l 277-9101. 9101 College Parkway, Fort Myers,
Anyone been there yet?
are we looking at the same menu (""Indian, Thai, Mediterranean and "American" dishes"")?
a whole two dishes -- spring rolls (app) and fusion rice (sriracha makes it thai?) -- are not indian ("mediterranean"? looks like they just change up the kabob) ....
at least their menu is not so extensive that they couldn't possibly execute successfully so many dishes. http://www.nirvanafusion.com/
and...nirvana folks, you mean to use the word "palate" and not "palette."
next time i'm down in fort myers, i'll give it a try.
5770 W Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy Ste 414, Kissimmee, FL 34746
Nirvana has been open less than a month. I visited kind of unexpectedly with friends, and had a generally good visit. There were some glitches that happen within a first month, and they were handled well by my server. The owner came around to check on things. Good signs.
The table next to me had the same entree as me, Butter Chicken, and said it was too salty and overspiced. Mine was enjoyable. They said they couldn't eat it, and to take it off their bill, which was done. After they left, i lifted the lid, and saw they ate all the chicken and half the sauce. Should I trust them?!
Others who I trust have emailed me valid complaints and compliments. These will be conveyed to the owner for ongoing improvement. I like to see good places become very good with constructive criticism.
The builidng is large, and nicely partitioned. The dining room is elegantly simple and attractive . The separate bar is warm and welcoming. Live music is outdoors and one can sit among lush greenery. I really didn't see any fusion cuisine-that's a plus for me. . It's better than mediocre Passage to India and a touch better India Palace-I've not been back to IP in a year.
Their $10 brunch is said to be very good for the price.
I'd be happy to go back to Nirvana
re: An Insatiable Appetite
>>>"""They said they couldn't eat it, and to take it off their bill, which was done. After they left, i lifted the lid, and saw they ate all the chicken and half the sauce. Should I trust them?!""""<<<<<
what jerks! (ps, i like your nosiness-- er, *inquisitiveness*. i'd have done the same thing...and mr. alka would've been embarassed ...but he would've thought they were jerks, too. ;-)).
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I saw an ad for this place today and I plan to check it out. Fort Myers needs more Indian options, and I'm hoping this place is good and sticks around. India Palace is nice for lunch, and their lunch special is the best deal in town, but their dinner prices shoot through the roof for the same stuff, so I tend to avoid them unless it's the lunch special.
11605 S Cleveland Ave Ste 20, Fort Myers, FL 33907
I've been to Nirvana several times over the past year and have enjoyed my food. I lilke dining there-whether eating outside in the tropical patio in season, in the lovely dining room, or having drinks at the very attractive wood and glass bar. It's really 4 separate areas worth checking out.
Best part-their live music is very good to excellent! I've gone there for "date night" and with friends.
I've seen nationally known rockers there for a minimal cover charge. Why? Many of these stars of first rate bands of the 60's -90's have family in the area, and perform as listed acts/players, or they come in and jam. I've met John Entwistle Band drummer Steve Luongo and his wife, and guitarist Mark Hitt who performied with John Entwistle and Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham. You are 5 feet away form big name musicians, and seeing them on stage, this close is incredible!
For example, for this month, September, there's live music every Monday thru Saturday!
Best bet, get on their email list. nirvanafusion.com and enjoy good Indian food in a lovely sestting.
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