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Florida Eaterys

Jef Braden | Oct 7, 2004 01:47 PM

Uncle Jones BBQCentral/North Central Altamonte Spings

ON the way into Casselberry - a popular local spot

Slims BBQ
Central/North Central Arcadia

Super steak fries and good BBQ

Peebles BBQ
Central/North Central Auburndale

Best BBQ I have found!

Richies Northern Pizza
Central/North Central Auburndale

Great pizza and best wings in area

Old South Family BBQ
Central/North Central Brooksville

Right on 50 east of town - good BBQ and great fried okra

Lunch on Limoge
Central/North Central Dade City

Highlighted in Southern Living - On main drag, tea room atmosphere

Nicolas Drive In/Dinos II
Central/North Central Fort Meade

Super burgers and greek salads

P&J Pool Hall
Central/North Central Frostproof

Premium lunch counter burgers - cheap!

Leonardo's by the slice
Central/North Central Gainesville

Good pizza and superb garlic rolls! Across from Holiday Inn just off campus

Choctaw BBQ
Central/North Central Groveland

Great BBQ

Central/North Central Groveland

Fine Dining in the middle of nowhere - Wild game a specialty - dinner only

Yalhalla Bakery
Central/North Central Howey-in-the-Hills

Just north of Howey past Mission Inn- Great fresh breads and pizza

Holiday Inn
Central/North Central Lake City

One of the better commercial buffets for lunch and breakfast

Farmer Jones Red Barn
Central/North Central Lakeland

Best steaks this side of Berns

Harrys Mains Street
Central/North Central Lakeland

Great local Breakfast Spot

Palace Pizza lklnd
Central/North Central Lakeland

Downtown, by the slice

Angelo's Diner
Central/North Central Palatka

Super breakfast! Claims to be the oldest diner in FLA -and looks it!

Branch Ranch
Central/North Central Plant City

The best home cookin in Central Florida.

Say Amen Soul Kitchen
Central/North Central Winter Haven

Always looking for good home cookin' - here it is!

Tanner's Pub
Central/North Central Winter Haven

Open @ 4 p.m. daily - 12 pub beers on tap, great food

Central/North Central Zolfo Springs

Corner of 17 and 64 - great local breakfast

Moon River Pizza
Northeast Fernandina Beach

Funky spot w/ great lunch specials

Al's Pizza
Northeast Neptune Beach

Perhaps the best pizza. - like of Kelvino's in New Orleans!

Piccolo Rest & Red Bar
Panhandle Grayton Beach

Fine food in a casual atmosphere - great live jazz

Nicolson Farms ?
Panhandle Havana?

The Branch Ranch of the North. Great home cookin'

Good Taste Caféé
Panhandle Quincy

Down home buffet in a neat old basement - just off the square

Panhandle St. Marks

One of the best home cookin' buffets in FLA - blue collar on the water

Big City
Southeast West Palm Beach

Very nice lunch spot - a small chain done right

Loons on a Limb
Southwest Boca Grande

Next best (Brennen's N.O. #1) eggs benedict - best breakfast in FLA

Lost Kangaroo Pub
Southwest Bradenton

12th Ave (Main Street) old town - unlimited varieties on tap

Crab Trap II
Southwest Ellenton

Touristy, but really good food

Hickory Hollow BBQ
Southwest Ellenton

Specializing in East Carolina BBQ, but the traditional is good as well. Over 25 vegetables to choose from, with great corn pudding. 301 just east of 75

Rod & Gun Club
Southwest Everglades City

Old Florida Sporting Lodge with great food and a cool 8x12 bar

Fisherey Seafood Market smoked fish
Southwest Placida

Restaurant food is horrible - but stop by the seafood market around back for the best smoked fish spread

D'Costas Home Cookin'
Southwest Punta Gorda

Good family breakfast near City Hall on 41

Grandma Dots - Sanibel Marina
Southwest Sanibel Island

Neat spot on the water at the marina

Coney Island
Southwest St. Petersburg

8th Ave since 1926 - a hole in the wall you should not miss

Southwest Tampa

You want atmosphere, go to the Columbia - you want good Cuban food, here is your spot

Lala's Caféé
Southwest Temple Terrace

Terrific Cuban toast and coffee - the real McCoy

The Floridian
Southwest Treasure Island

Possibly the best Cuban Sandwich since the Ybor Silver Ring closed. Treasure Island Causeway.

Big City
Southwest Ybor City

Very nice lunch spot - a small chain done right

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