Where to Eat in: States/Provinces/Countries beginning with F

Houston, TX(Zone 9a)

This is a continuation of a fun thread in the Recipes forum. (see http://davesgarden.com/forums/t/681577/)

Post below with your favorite places to eat, and I'll try to keep them indexed up here. If your state/province/country isn't on the list yet, put it down anyway and I'll be happy to add it!

Land O' Lakes
Benedetto's Italiano Ristorante, 21529 Village Lakes, 34639; 813-909-9694 - Award winning northern and southern Italian cuisine by Chef/Owner Bennett Pumo. Great service, food and ambiance. My favorite restaurant! Serves dinner only, reservations required. www.benedettoitaliano.com


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Lutz, FL(Zone 9b)

Benedetto's Italiano Ristorante
21529 Village Lakes
Land O’Lakes, FL 34639

Award winning northern and southern Italian cuisine by Chef/Owner Bennett Pumo. Great service, food and ambiance. My favorite restaurant! Serves dinner only, reservations required.

Menu: http://www.benedettoitaliano.com/fullmenumov.html

Website: http://www.benedettoitaliano.com/

Cary, NC(Zone 7b)


Gainsville, FL - Sonny's BBQ- loveeeeeeeeeeee the chicken and bannana pudding.

Pembrooke Pines, FL- To die for food, garlic knots, baked dishes, can't beat their generous portions and wonderul eggplant rollatini stuffed with cheeses.

John the Baker
12592 Pines Blvd Ste 103
Pembroke Pines, FL 33027-1760
Phone: (954) 431-4315

Jacksonville, FL(Zone 8b)


Crab creek cafe Wonderful seafood.
Osaka chinese/japanese restaurant in Mandarin great buffet and friendly people


Amelia Island, FL(Zone 9a)

Amelia Island/Fernandina Beach

Amelia Island/Fernandina Beach
Gourmet Gourmet
Sliders Seaside Grill
T-Rays Burger Station

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Macon, GA

Do the Ale House in Mandarin and Jax near the beach. Tis off the chain. Marvin

Gainesville, FL

Gainesville: The Top (downtown) They have vegetarian, vegan and also meat chicken and fish, and a GREAT bar.

Chopstix in Thornbrook. A very good Asian fusion place

Orlando: The Woodlands--South Indian vegetarian. People come from all over the state to eat there

Jacksonville, FL(Zone 8b)

Jacksonville, FL

Sam's St Johns Seafood, Normandy Blvd/Fouracker Rd

Great seafood, steaks are just so so. Wonderful free appetizer of Crackers and Seafood spread. Bring appetite, very generous portions.

Very Friendly, Country dining, owners very nice, waitstaff very good.

(Zone 1)

Daytona Beach, Florida Area:

Inlet Harbor Restaurant
133 Inlet Harbor Road
Ponce Inlet, Fl

On the intracoastal waterway, indoor and outdoor dining, fantastic views, tropical decor, great food, good service, live band, gift shop, fishing pier, bait & tackle shop. They also have fishing charters, full service marina. If you come by boat, there is also free dockage while you dine.

Aunt Catfish's On The River
4009 Halifax Drive
Port Orange, Fl

On the Intracoastal waterway. Good food, great views.


Pat's Riverfront Cafe
3300 S. Peninsula Drive
Port Orange, Fl

Very, very small establishment, on the Intracoastal waterway, well known by locals. Open for Breakfast & Lunch. Good food, reasonable prices, cash only. No view.

Peach Valley Cafe
185 E Granada Blvd. (Rt 40)
Ormond Beach, Fl

Great Apple Fritters, good food, good service. Always a little wait but line moves quickly.

Winter Haven, FL(Zone 9b)

Winter Haven, Florida

Harbor Side Restaurant
2435 7th St SW
Winter Haven, FL 33880

THE BEST oysters I have ever had! Great seafood. Indoor bar, and 2 outdoor bars. Right on the famous chain of lakes so pull your boat up to there private dock and enjoy. Live music pretty fun time!

Jacksonville, NC(Zone 8b)

"Della's" mexican,with New Mexicio [indian influence] Best enchiladas and sopapillas in that part of the country.
Small,friendly,family type establishment.

St. Simon's Island, GA(Zone 9a)

Jacksonville in the Avondale area
Biscotti's - wonderful specials, and they have the best dessert case around. Save room for it!

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