If you live in South Florida, it’s not uncommon to take a weekend getaway to Orlando. Most of the folks I know hit up the theme parks, but we like to visit restaurants, diners, drive-ins, and butcher shops along the way. When asked where to eat in South Florida (mainly Miami) and Central Florida (mostly…
The Sebring Soda & Ice Cream Works (201 Circle Park Drive) is located in downtown Sebring, Florida. It had been on my super unrealistic future road trips list for a couple of years now. Marcela and I took US-27 up the middle of the state to get there. It’s the same route we used to…
Guy Fieri’s Chicken Guy! restaurants deliver on tasty chicken tenders along with 22 signature sauces.
The fries and fried pickle chips are great too.
A few years back, I was on a week-long vacation in Jacksonville.
On my long list of restaurants I wanted to hit up, Maple Street Biscuit Company was near the top.
I just jumped on the Gideon’s Bakehouse bandwagon earlier this year. I stopped in at their East End Market location (3201 Corrine Drive, Orlando) with some friends and instantly fell in cookie lust. This past January, another friend mentioned that they were possibly opening a new location at Disney Springs. Then the pandemic hit us…
We drove straight from Miami to Orlando on a mission to eat burgers at Swine & Sons.
Was it worth the almost 4-hour drive? You better believe it!
If you’re into hot dogs, sausages and bratwursts then you must add Sausage Shack in Orlando to your regular rotation of restaurant visits.
S&L Restaurant is a breakfast & lunch-only spot.
They’re known for their thick juicy burgers so that’s a great starting point.
The Reececliff Family Diner is a beautiful little surprise in Lakeland.
It might be the best kept secret in the state of Florida with its tasty pies.
Slow down when driving down on US Hwy 98 or you just might drive right by Red Top Pit Stop.
This homey little spot has great comfort food and service.
In the sleepy town of Winter Haven, you’ll find Donut Man keeping it old school with their doughnuts.
They’re even housed in an old Mister Donut building!
There aren’t many Drive-In restaurants in Florida but in Central Florida Dino’s, John’s and Mike’s Drive-Ins are less than an hour from each other.