Florida

Restaurants in Florida

Florida cuisine is incredibly diverse, mixing European as well as African, Mexican, and Caribbean influences. Restaurants in Florida reflect these varied tastes and cultures. Bahamians, Haitians, Nicaraguans, Vietnamese, and many other cultures bring new tastes to local flavors.
There are plenty of ideas for picking Florida restaurants. Tap Tap is a colorful restaurant in Miami Beach serving up West African, French, and Caribbean fusion food. Try fried plantains, shrimp creole, or spicy conch ceviche, and top it off with a sip from their rum selection. For a famous dive-bar experience, try Singleton’s Seafood Shack in Atlantic Beach. This unassuming spot serves some of the best seafood Florida restaurants have to offer, without the fuss of white tablecloths or too much silverware.
Key Largo Conch House serves local craft beers and an excellent Key Lime Pie. Whether you feel like crepes, shrimp tacos or hush puppies, this spot will easily fill your dining needs. A purple cottage in Fernandina beach holds 29 South, a southern style bistro with farm-to-table food. It serves world cuisine with a modern twist, like lobster corn dogs and sweet tea brined pork chop, all by its famous chef, Scotty Schwartz.

Don't assume that the smaller shops selling Key lime pie are the most authentic. The yellow factory on Simonton, which smells of graham crackers (an ingredient in the crust), is the real deal. Order it topped with meringue.

Vix

Global menu in a colorful setting

The most civilized refuge on South Beach's main shopping artery, this café offers a mix of Latin and Southern cuisine, along with a healthy dose of people-watching. Snag one of the choice outdoor tables and enjoy the scene as well as the delicious grilled mahi tacos.

Experience a little "Jamaica Mon" right in Downtown Miami, where Mama, a.k.a Carol Patricia Whyte, will welcome you with the best the islands have to offer.  Open for almost a decade, Caribbean Delite serves up the finest   

This low-lit indie coffee shop-cafe has an edgy vibe and menu that dances from crawfish étouffée to crispy corn nuggets.

Located in the Mt. Dora area, the Goblin Market is owned by husband and wife team Vince and Janis Guzinski.