Restaurants

Top Choice American in DeLand

Cress

Citified foodies have been known to trek to sleepy DeLand just to eat at this cutting-edge bistro, whose menu might offer such delights as local seafood mofongo (a classic Caribbean dish), Indonesian shrimp curry, a…
Top Choice American in Gainesville

Southern Charm Kitchen

There's plenty of fancy gastronomy in Gainesville, and cozy, unpretentious, friendly Southern Charm Kitchen gives them all a run for their money. This is food like your mom made, if your mom was an amazing cook who …
Top Choice Modern American in Jacksonville

Black Sheep Restaurant

A commitment to good, local ingredients, delicious food, plus a rooftop bar and a craft cocktail menu? Sign us up! Try miso-glazed duck confit, citrus-marinated tofu, pastrami sandwiches made from in-house deli meat…
Top Choice Barbecue in Ocala

Big Lee's

It's only open Friday and Saturdays, the hours are fungible – if they run out of food, they'll close, so arrive early – it's a little ways out of town, and there's not even a restaurant to sit in, just a food truck …
Top Choice International in St Augustine

Collage

This upscale restaurant is renowned for its impeccable service, intimate atmosphere and the consistency of its cuisine: the menu makes the most of St Augustine's seaside locale and nearby local farms. It's all here:…
Top Choice Vegan in St Augustine

Present Moment Cafe

Dishing up 'Kind Cuisine,' this folksy restaurant serves only vegan and raw food. To the delight (and surprise) of many patrons, the healthy, organic dishes created by this soulful cafe are bursting with flavor. If …
French in Jacksonville

Orsay

This minimalist bistro in Riverside merges traditional French fare with Southern intuition, leading to a menu chock-full of rich and vibrant dishes, most of which are locally sourced. We may or may not have delighte…
American in Jacksonville

Southern Charm

Yes, this is Southern Charm: the place that looks like an automotive garage on a torn-up stretch of sidewalk. The restaurant, run by beloved Jacksonville chef and all-round character Art Jennette, serves enormous, c…
Pizza in Gainesville

Satchel's Pizza

Satchel's makes a strong claim to the best pizza on Florida's east coast, a reputation buttressed by enormous crowds of happy patrons. Grab a seat at a mosaic courtyard table or in the back of a gutted 1965 Ford Fal…
Fusion in Jacksonville

bb's

This groovy establishment, with its molded-concrete bar, clean, modern lines and daily cheese selection champions fresh local produce that is crafted into arty, flavorful dishes from scratch: a gourmand's delight. S…