The food in Florida is as diverse as the people who live here and varies across the state. With strong influences from the rest of the South US as well as Latin America and the Caribbean, the food and drinks common in Florida restaurants run the gamut between southern style and exotic cuisines. Floridians have an endless amount of options for restaurants as over 40,000 exists in the Sunshine State.
Back to Eden Cafe is a vegetarian and vegan friendly restaurant that features juices, smoothies and gluten free menu. All are welcome to enjoy a locally made organic meal, which includes desserts as well.
Bamboozle Cafe is an urban Vietnamese fusion restaurant. They offer an array of fresh vegan and affordable Vietnamese delicacies. Their goal is to Bamboozle their customers into healthy eating and a healthy lifestyle.
Benjamin French Bakery & Café is what any French-culinary enthusiast would hope for. Oui, this cafe brings almost all of the best parts of France to Orlando, Florida, including dessert, or in French, Pâtisserie; coffee; breakfast; and lunch. It's cozy, France-inspired, and its food is light yet filling.
Bikes Beans & Bordeaux was created by two cycling enthusiasts, Jen and Darrell Cunningham. B3 sells kid-inspired meals, breakfast, sandwiches, and drinks such as coffee and tea. It focuses on serving more healthy and protein-based foods than the average cafe does. With fresh hot chocolate made with Ghirardelli chocolate that will make your mouth water, Bikes Beans & Bordeaux is a great place in Central Florida to relax and enjoy yourself.
Boston’s Fish House seafood restaurant is considered one of Central Florida’s most relished landmarks and features New England style seafood. Since 1988, Boston’s Fish House restaurant has served fresh seafood from the Northeastern Seaboard region and presented a laid-back atmosphere of iconic Northeastern flare.
If you’re tired of late-night fast food fixes and are craving a bite with a little more pizzazz, head over to Byte Bistro in historic downtown Deland. This modern eatery offers unique takes on classic southern recipes that are sure to tantalize even the most refined palate. Sit back and lounge at the indoor bar or indulge in sinful crème brulee on the terrace. Kick back and enjoy the finer things with friends as you experience the best of nightlife in Deland.
While Chakana SoHo serves modern Peruvian and South American cuisine, its decor and atmosphere has a South Florida vibe. Situated in the "SoHo" district of Tampa, this restaurant focuses on the nightlife of Tampa.
"Where everyone knows your game!" Cloak and Blaster is the ultimate nerdy hang out spot. Come to play tons of tabletop games including some that you aren't likely to find anywhere else. They have a menu featuring beer and food items themed after Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Star Wars, and more. Some of the dishes include "Lord of the Wings" and "Dragon's Eggs".
Dominick's is a neighborhood restaurant focused on bringing homemade, Italian cooking to the people of Winter Springs. Head to Dominick's for a delicious family dinner tucked away in the tree-filled landscape or check out their catering to bring the food to you.
El Inka Grill serves authentic Peruvian cuisine, with emphasis on tradition, flavor, and use of fresh ingredients. They have live music on Fridays and Saturdays starting at 6:30pm. El Inka Grill also has Happy Hour Monday through Friday from 4 to 7pm.
Angus and prime cut meats are grilled to perfection with charcoal Brazilian grills. El Toro Loco Churrascaria has a restaurant location and food trucks scattered throughout the Miami area. Visit their website to check out their menu.
Farmacy Vegan Kitchen and Bakery is a quick service restaurant that offers a well rounded, 100% plant-based menu. Customers can choose from a variety of made to order acai bowls, smoothies, wraps, and baked goods.
Green Erth Bistro is your friendly neighborhood Persian restaurant. The exotic mixture of modern ingredients and flavorful Persian cuisine would feed anyones' food indulgence. Enjoy an intimate and relaxed dining experience while you choose from a variety of small plates, salads, soups, kabobs, and more!
In the mood for a light dish with some serious spice? Green Papaya serves family style Pan Asian dishes that are known for their kick. The all natural ingredients come in a variety of colors, textures, and spiciness. Come enjoy their delicious mango spring roll or sip on their spicy Tom Yum soup.
This will be a dining destination for you and your love ones. The grilled tuna is phenomenal, as is the cheesy bread appetizer. Come for the crab legs, have some lobster, and take in the ocean or lakeside view. This will be the spot any and all days of the week.
Nestled in Lake Buena Vista is the fabulous Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Resort where guests can experience beautiful Florida scenery. Hemingway's restaurant (located inside the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Hotel) features an amazing menu of seafood, steak, and beverages that is sure to give anyone their money’s worth.
The meals at Homespun Kitchen are prepared with 85% organic and 100% natural ingredients for those who love tasty food that's also great fuel for your body. Enjoy an organic frozen yogurt at the bar or grab a power wrap to go!
Come to Hotto Potto and try deliciously fresh Chinese fare. You can have a prepared meal or try the main draw, the Chinese hot pots, which are soup pots for guests cook their own food right in front of them. The make your own sauces, the delicious and numerous options for dinner and dessert, and the unique atmosphere will quickly make Hotto Potto a frequent favorite.
The mission of the Hullabaloo gastropub is to bring fine Italian fare to the 500-Block of Palm Beach. They do this while staying within a price range that’s still a good fit for everyone stopping by. At Hullabaloo, the fare is delicious but also not too complex. It's a great spot for stimulating conversations over a signature cocktail, which are named after dead rock stars like Chuck Berry and Floridians Gregg Allman and Tom Petty. Great music, a vintage Airstream camper, and a wood stove oven completes the atmosphere.
The best Jamaican Restaurant in Central Florida offering delicious, nutritious and appetizing food. Nothing is better than enjoying fresh home cooked meal in a clean, nicely decorated environment with Caribbean music playing and a staff to provide top-notched customer service to you and your loved ones.
Kappy's is one of the Orlando area's favorite eating spots. A great 50's style diner with towering floats and mouth watering Philly Cheese Steaks. Stop by Kappy's on the way to Orlando, or come to Orlando just to stop at Kappy's. You'll find out why its been a staple of Central Florida eating since 1967.
Krungthep Tea Time is a tea room and sandwich shop that aims to put a Thai twist on its menu options and create a comfortable atmosphere. Besides regular tea and Thai-inspired sandwiches, they also serve sweet and sugary drinks and desserts such as coconut ice cream, a cold glass of lemonade, and tea flavored ice cream. Krungthep Tea Time prides themselves on satisfying their customers with their food, drinks, and a pleasant tea room to unwind or hang out with friends.
La Hacienda is a small restaurant and grocery store in the Winter Park area. This restaurant serves some of the most appetizing homemade traditional Mexican food in Orlando. If this restaurant is a little out of your way, try to stop by anyway, you won't regret it!
La Madeleine Country French Café is the cutest place to eat. They have 76 different French food items on the menu, all made with French techniques. They aren't too expensive and the food is really yummy! With only two locations in Florida, both in the Orlando area, the Florida Mall and the Millenia Mall, this is a real treat for those who like French cuisine.
La Mexicananan Tortilleria is definitely amongst the top authentic homemade Mexican restaurants in the Universal area. This remarkable establishment not only serves some of the most mouthwatering food in the area, but right next door is an amazing bakery that's part of La Mexicananan Tortilleria. If you're in the area, make sure to stop by to grab some dinner or some of their incredibly delicious homemade bread.
Le Cafe De Paris was established by Claude and Chantel, two cafe-loving individuals who later fell in love. Le Cafe De Paris is a French cafe and family business that incorporates French foods and culture into an American community. If you're interested in something new and diverse, check out their website for more information.
If you’re craving oysters, an oyster bar would be the best place to dine! Open for 65 years, Lee & Rick’s Oyster Bar is a family owned restaurant and was the first of it’s kind when it opened in 1950. Since 1950 Lee & Rick’s Oyster Bar has only improved from 9 to 50 bar stools.
A great spot for traditional Colombian fare heated with warmth that can only come from a grandmother's kitchen. Here, favorites like empanadas and arepas are treated with care, while interesting fusions like the Hawaiian and even hotdogs are given a new introduction. Come on by for a fantastic bite with a hug.
Maa Kitchen is an authentic Indian restaurant that is predominantly vegan with non-vegan options. Their diverse cuisine allows for a wide variety of menu options. From their flavorful curry to their Tandoori Sizzlers, you will experience the highest standards of food freshness and seasonality from the Indian culture.
If you're looking for freshly made quick latin bites try their tasty, mouth-watering Colombian Empanadas as well as other options that are very delicious. These include Maritacos, burgers, desserts, and drinks. For more information or catering contact information visit their website.
Market On South is a vegan eatery located in the Milk District in Orlando and it is home to both Valhalla Bakery and Dixie Dharma. All of the food, drinks, and sweets at Market On South are vegan. Valhalla Bakery caters cakes and pastries for Market on South, while Dixie Dharma caters the food menu.
Medieval Times is the most immersive dinner show in Orlando. Here you can join a team and cheer on your knight as he battles to be the queen's champion. Enjoy a delicious 4-course feast fit for the times as you watch the show. In addition to the show, there's plenty to explore and experience around the castle when you visit.
Metro Espresso Pizza Cafe has combined two of America's favorites (Coffee and Pizza) into one restaurant. Besides pizza (including gluten-free) and coffee, this cafe serves pasta, salad, onion rings, wings, and so many more delectable foods. Metro Espresso Pizza Cafe also delivers to selected locations.
Michael's On East is an award-winning restaurant and wine cellar in Sarasota. The restaurant is the only restaurant in Sarasota to hold the title of the "AAA Four Diamond Award". Michael's On East caters and is well known for high-end events and parties.
Moonfish features anywhere from your usual eats to exotic eats with their Asian cuisine. If you’re looking for steak, sushi, or anything in between, look no further. Along with lavish pricing and an upscale atmosphere, Moonfish Restaurant is a great place for a somewhat "posh" night out.
Nacho Taco is a Mexican, vegan friendly restaurant open for delivery and take out. They pride themselves on serving the warmest corn tortillas and chips. With natural ingredients cooked fresh just for you, Taco Nacho is flavorful, affordable and, vegan!
New Leaf Elementals is more than just a unique gift shop, it is an experience. They have an array of drinks and vegan foods to choose from. New Leaf Elementals is a special place where you can go meet your friends and enjoy a cup of healing organic herbal tea or a vegan sandwich.
Specializing in 8 and 12 inch hot dogs, Oh My Dog! has some yummy inventions that include the beloved American treat. There's only one located in Florida so check it out when you visit the Florida Mall. Located in the food court of the Florida Mall, this is one treat you don't want to miss.
Starting off as one of the first food trucks in the area, Organically Twisted is now a fun organic restaurant with a lot of great Vegan options. They are constantly evolving their menus but keeping the same great organic ingredients.
Pasha Middle East Café inc. is a restaurant that supports healthy living and only uses the freshest ingredients to cook with. While the cuisine itself is versatile, the café welcomes everyone to try their fresh juices and Middle Eastern dishes ranging from Vegetarian and Vegan to having meat options as well.
Chimichangas and tacos are the highlights of this menu. Even though the menu might seem small, there are endless possibilities. For a personal fusion experience stop by the Poblano Mexican Fusion food truck or their restaurant location in Davie, Florida.
The Red Bug Cafe serves different styles of food from around the world, mainly from Australia and the Balkrans. It is more than just food but allows people of all cultures to enjoy the cuisine under one roof.
A great restaurant to enjoy authentic Asian cuisine in the midst of the lighted, flashing signs of the tourist corridor of Kissimmee. An array of sushi choices will delight you as you enjoy the quiet ambiance of a bubbling fountain and a sea of orchids that fill the the restaurant. Noodle, rice, tempura, and hibachi dishes also adorn the menu choices. Come visit to try the delicious options at this intriguing example of culture in the heart of gift shop laden 192.
Sharkey's Eats and Drinks is a family friendly restaurant that has various types of food and is welcoming to everyone. Sharkey's is the place to go for every occasion, while being an affordable neighborhood restaurant.
The Soho Juice Company is based out of Florida, located in five different locations. Three of the locations are in Tampa, one is in St. Petersburg and the other is in Winter Park. The restaurant specializes in healthy vegan smoothies, bowls, and other treats.
Calling all Dragon Ball Z fans! Soupa Saiyan is an Asian restaurant that allows you to create your own soup or bowl while being surrounded by DBZ fan art and collectors items. They serve other delicious dishes like burritos and yummy appetizers. Sit back, relax and enjoy some phenomenal soup while watching Dragon Ball Z reruns.
One of Jacksonville's most famous vegan cafe's, Southern Roots Filling Station prides itself on ethical living by serving healthy and delicious vegetarian and vegan meals. Enjoy a vegan latte with their renowned sammies or shop for your favorite food essentials.
Locally owned Italian restaurant serving authentic Sicilian cuisine and homestyle comfort food. From the moment you walk into this small quaint restaurant, you feel the Italian hometown charm with a focus on serving you the best food and customer service. Located in the same plaza as the new Ulta and Bealls Outlet, this is a hidden gem that locals love.
In the summer of 2011, four friends - a nurse, a surgeon, a firefighter, and a teacher -- were walking home from downtown, missing the late-night food and culture of their hometown -- Miami. They made the impulsive and life-changing decision to buy a food truck and create their own late night spot. Colombian-style burgers, hot dogs, and salchipapas are the perfect foods to satisfy that hunger from dancing and drinking until the bars close.
Calling all sushi lovers, Sushiko is Jacksonville's ultimate Japanese grill and sushi restaurant. The dishes are skillfully prepared with the finest and freshest ingredients and the dining experience is relaxing yet high standard. Their vegan and vegetarian options make the dishes enjoyable for those with dietary restrictions.
Sweet Theory Baking Company is home to some of the most deliciously unique vegan pastries in Jacksonville. From gluten free donuts to vegan cinnamon rolls, their desserts are freshly made just for you. If you have a sweet tooth, stop by for their bacon maple donuts. But hurry, they run out fast!
With attractive daily deals like Monday kids eat free and “Thirsty Thursday” where draft beers are from $1- $2 all day, T.J’s Seafood Shack is a great place to get your money’s worth. T.J.’s restaurant has locations in Oviedo and Orlando and offer catering with their efficient food trucks!
Terra Sur Cafe serves traditional Peruvian cuisine, especially well known for its Ceviche. The restaurant has a cozy, warm atmosphere, and is referred to as "the best kept secret". Not only can you dine in, but the restaurant offers take out and delivery too!
Thai Kitchen is very family friendly and they strive to always make the customer happy. They have lots of options from meat to vegan. Whether it is to make a dish fully vegan, all you have to do is ask and they will gladly do it.
Backhaus German Bakery & Deli offers an exquisite array of German bakery goods as well as deli sandwiches. The deli sandwiches are stuffed to the top and the staff is knowledgeable and eager to give you the best experience possible. The dessert cabinet alone will keep you eager to return and to find a new favorite. European products are also sold on site. Take a box of pastries home for everyone to enjoy. Soon to be your next favorite spot!
The Boathouse seafood restaurant, located in Disney Springs, is a prime attraction because of its unique feature. Along with its delicious menu of fresh seafood, The Boathouse is unique because of its “Amphicar’s”. Amphicar’s are amphibious automobiles and The Boathouse offers captain-guided tours on attractive, stylistic amphicars along with waterfront dining.
Enjoy food, books, and a beautiful outdoor space at this Coconut Grove gem. Handpicked books ranging from art and travel to food and New York Times best sellers become an experience here when paired with the cafe's delicious food.
The Stubborn Mule is owned and operated by two graduates of The Culinary Institute of America. The Stubborn Mule is a fun new American restaurant featuring hand crafted mule cocktails, craft cocktails, draft beers, wines and a fun new American food menu. The food menu sources locally. They partner with local farmers, fisheries, and small businesses to create playful food and cocktail menus.
This iconic restaurant lies in the heart of Oviedo. Boasting great American and Greek dishes, this is a great place to stop and have a bite with some great customer service as well as great-tasting food. Have a meal the way your grandma used to make it as you find out why this spot has been a staple of Oviedo dining for years. Don't forget to try the rhubarb pie!
Totilleria El Progreso is located in the Orange County area in a strip-mall. This isn't any ordinary authentic homemade Mexican restaurant, this amazing establishment also sells a wide variety of homemade desserts, Mexican food to make at your house, Mexican style bread, products for your home, and other memorable Mexican tchotchkes.
Tossgreens' 4 step menu gives you a combination of traditional and modern natural cuisines. Their fresh and delicious ingredients are blended with spices, allowing you to build your own vegetarian or non-veg burrito, wrap, or bowl!
Venezia Italian Restaurant is located on St. Armands Circle and originated in 1966. Venezia offers authentic Italian food, they are especially known for their pizza. The placement of the restaurant makes it a great tourist attraction but the food keeps locals and visitors coming back.
Wild Rabbit Cafe & Bistro offers a plant based menu that caters to vegans and vegetarians and meat eaters as well. The menu is always evolving and has only the best products either locally bought or organic.
Zen Bistro is a authentic Thai restaurant that has lots of cuisine options including vegan and vegetarian. The cooks use the freshest produce and finest ingredients they can find so each meal is held to the upmost highest standards.