Taste a bit of Old Florida at the crazy quilt of outdoors and dining that is Black Hammock Fish Camp along Lake Jesup.
Restaurants in Florida
Places to eat near natural attractions, parks, and trails. Includes paid listings and personal recommendations.
While I mourn the loss of the Suwannee River Diner in White Springs, I’m pleased to report that the Stormant family is still cooking up the same great country vittles we know and love down at Fat Belly’s, their restaurant on the south side of White Springs near the blinker to Big Shoals. Barbecue is […]
Hamburger Heaven in Palm Beach is an oldie and goodie from the 1940s, with mile-high cakes, root beer floats, and egg custard.
At Hickory Hollow in Ellenton, you can get your pulled pork with either a tomato or vinegar base. Cash only!
In Maitland, Kappy’s is an old-fashioned drive-in with burgers, dogs, and the thick, rich milkshakes that it’s so hard to find these days, the kind my parents used to take me to.
A serendipitous stop during a bike ride on the Coast to Coast Trail in Mims leads to a tasty lunch at the Family Meat Market, a local institution just a block from the trail.
Jam-packed into a historic wrapper, P.P. Cobb General Store in downtown Fort Pierce is weird, wild, wonderful and whimsically unexpected.
Making pancakes at the Old Spanish Sugar Mill in De Leon Springs has been a tradition since 1961. But did you know the mill’s history? Settle in and flip a flapjack after learning about its roots.
For fresh, local wild-caught crab, Peace River Seafood, a funky little shack along US 17 north of Punta Gorda will have you wishing you could eat here every evening.
A “Blue Plate” special. A Blue Plate Special? I remember those words from childhood as well as I remember the tunes drifting through this step-back-in-time diner, Carabelle Junction. It’s a celebration of the 50s and 60s – when my Mom was ordering the chocolate malt, not me, and the music is straight out […]