20 Best Restaurants in Florida

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If you want to go to Florida and explore the culinary places there, you are on the right track.

Tripboba put together the best 20 restaurants that you can visit in Florida.

Tripboba also put the top 5 cities in Florida into this list which include, Miami, Tampa, Orlando, Destin, and Jacksonville.

For the restaurants themselves, there are Zuma Miami, LongHorn Steakhouse Orlando, Rusty Pelican Tampa, LuLu's Destin, and Julington Creek Fish Camp.

Make sure to visit these restaurants below at least once in your life to enjoy the tasty dishes with incredible service.



Macchialina is an Italian restaurant that you need to visit while coming to Miami. Located Alton Rd, Macchialina is open from 6.00 until 11.00 PM on Monday to Thursday, and 5.00 PM until 11.00 PM on Friday and weekends.

Macchialina offers variants foods which include Sullivan Street Filone, Gnocco Fritti, Giardinera Salad, Local Burrata, Broccolini al Caesar, Sphagetti Pomodoro, Cavatelli Macchialina, Sheep's Milk Ricotta Ravioli, Spaghetti Vongole, Pollo Arrosto, and Mediterranean Branzino.


Vibrant trattoria presenting rustic Italian recipes in a stylish, brick-walled setting.

The setting in Miami Beach is quaint and magical.

Address : 820 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139, USA


Zuma Miami is one of the famous Japanese restaurants in Miami that you can visit while coming to this city. Located in Kimpton EPIC Hotel, Zuma Miami is open daily from 6.00 until 11.00 PM on weekdays and from around 11.30 AM until 11.30 PM on weekends.

The menu on Zuma Miami will never let you down, you can enjoy several delicious nigiri sushi, maki rolls, omakase, Tempura, Black Cod Marinated in Saikyo Miso, Chicken with Spring Onion, Spicy Beef Tenderloin, Roasted Lobster, 8oz Ribeye Steak, Jumbo Tiger Prawn, Wagyu Tomahawk, Grilled Chilean Seabass, Grilled Scallops, and Premium Japanese Wagyu.

Zuma Miami

Chic & minimalist Japanese hot spot overlooking the Miami River, with shared dishes, sushi & more.

Not Impressed with the "new Covid-19" style of Brunch Zuma has been my absolute favorite brunch spot to go to when I visit Miami (Pre-Covid) and I would rate this more than 5 stars if I could! The service is always amazing, the...

Disappointing Where should I start?! Service staff are an A+, except for the guy at the door barking at us that we have to use another door for the exit. The bill was $522 for two of us. No problem, but certainly not worth it...

Address : 270 Biscayne Boulevard Way EPIC Hotel, Miami, FL 33131-2123


If you go to Miami and looking for a restaurant with an amazing menu selection, Peacock Garden might be the best answer for you.

Located in Hotel Arya Coconut Grove, Peacock Garden is open every day from around 11.30 AM until 11.00 PM and offers great service, excellent staff, and delicious foods. Then, you can enjoy these foods in Peacock Garden such as Jumbo Shrimp, Tuna Crudo, Crab Cakes, Salmon Tiradito, Chilean Seabass, Cheeseburger, Short Rib Sandwich, Prime Filet 8oz, Prime Ribeye 18oz, Pappardelle with Short Rib, and Fresh Oysters.

Peacock Garden

An eclectic menu offered in a cheery interior with historical photographs or on a lush terrace.

Good place good food Very pleasant restaurant. Overall good healthy food. I suggest the outside since there is so much going on in Coconut Grove and you'll get a sense of all activities. Good service also.

Amazing service at the Peacock Amazing service at the Peacock Garden Bistro. Pedro—best waiter ever! Had the Brussels Sprouts, lamb chops and risotto.

Address : 2889 McFarlane Rd Coconut Grove, Miami, FL 33133


Wabi-Sabi Miami is an authentic Japanese restaurant situated in Miami, Florida.

This restaurant is closed on Sunday and Monday and start open from 12.00 until 9.00 PM, Wabi-Sabi Miami offers you several foods that you can try such as Wabi Sabi Bowl, Meguro Bowl, Sake Bowl, Kani Bowl, Wabi-sabi Omakase, Sashimi Omakase, Bara Chirashi, Hamachi Roll, Tuna Cucumber Roll, Wabi-Sabi Roll, Spicy Tuna Roll, Chu Toro, Maguro, Hamachi, Hirami, Sake, Mango or Black Sesame Pannacotta, and Green Tea Mochi Ice Cream.

Wabi Sabi Miami

A traditional Japanese restaurant that uses simple, time-honored techniques to offer a concise selection of sushi.

This is a must go if you like authentic Japanese food.

Address : 851 NE 79th St, Miami, FL 33138, USA


LongHorn Steakhouse is one of many famous restaurants in the USA, and you can find it while coming to Orlando, Florida.

LongHorn Steakhouse Orlando is located at 8181 International Dr, open daily from around 11.00 AM until 10.00 PM, and offers excellent service, a cozy environment, and delicious foods available.

You can enjoy some tasty steaks and other foods here such as Flo's Filet, Outlaw Ribeye, Chop Steak, Renegade Sirloin, Ribeye, Fire-Grilled T-Bone, New York Strip, Hand-Breaded Chicken Tenders, Parmesan Crusted Chicken, Redrock Grilled Grilled Shrimp, Baby Back Ribs, and Cowboy Pork Chops.

LongHorn Steakhouse Orlando

Casual steakhouse chain known for grilled beef & other American dishes in a ranch-style space.

In a great location with a lot to do after a great meal.

Address : 8181 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32819, USA


Deep Blu Seafood Grille is a seafood restaurant that you can visit while coming to Orlando. Located in Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek, Deep Blu Seafood Grille offers all the guests awesome service and great taste of foods with a nice atmosphere surrounding.

Then, you can order some delicious foods here such as Baby Gem Caesar Salad, Curried Carrot Soup, Bay Scallops Ceviche, Artisan Cheese, Blu Crab Mac & Cheese, Blu Crab Crusted Grouper, Deep Blue Crab Cake, Seafood Cioppino, Grilled Jail Island Salmon, Grilled Zatar Spice Cauliflower Steak, Grilled 8oz Filet, Pan-Seared Local Florida Catch, Pan Roasted Chicken, and Gnocchi Cacio e Peppe.

Deep Blu Seafood Grille

Resort restaurant offers carefully sourced seafood & sushi in a stylish space with an open kitchen.

Great Service. Great Food Unbelievable service and finominal food. Our server, Alan, is one of a kind. Genuinely interested in your dining experience. Alan is engaging and very personable. Thanks for a memorable experience.

Fresh seafood in a quieter setting A group of colleagues and I went here to find a quieter restaurant away the noise of the big convention hotel where were staying. I was concerned when we walked into this hotel and approached the...

Address : 14651 Chelonia Pkwy Wyndham Grand Orland Resort Bonnet Creek, Orlando, FL 32821-4017


NYPD Pizza at Lake Cay has served all the guests since 1996 and they always guarantee high-quality foods with premium ingredients and family recipes. Located at 9900 Universal Blvd #100, Orlando, this restaurant is open daily from 11.00 AM until 10.00 PM and closed on Sunday.

Then, you have a lot of options to choose your foods from here such as Garlic Knots, Mozzarella Sticks, Fried Raviolis, Boneless Wings, Crispy Buffalo Salad, Central Park Chef Salad, Broadway Bleu Cheese Salad, and Eggplant Campania Salad as your Appetizer and Salad menu.

NYPD Pizza at Lake Cay serves pizza by the slice and there are some toppings to make your pizza more delicious such as Margherita Pie, Mariano Pie, Madison Square Garden Pie, Hawaiian Pie, Rosalie’s Vegetarian Pie, Pop’s Pesto Pie, Carnegie Hall Chicken Club Pie, and Brooklyn Buffalo Chicken Pie.

NYPD Pizza at Lake Cay

Casual local chain with East Coast-style, thin-crust pizzas, calzones & local brews on tap.

The atmosphere feels like you're in New York.

Address : 9900 Universal Blvd #100, Orlando, FL 32819, USA


If you want a lovely dining experience with a romantic atmosphere surrounding, Kres Chophouse might the best choice for you. Located at 17 W Church Street, Orlando, you can visit this restaurant every day and it opens from 11.30 AM until 11.00 PM on weekdays, 4 PM-12 AM on Saturday, and 5 PM-11 PM on Sunday.

For the food options, there are Duck and Spinach Salad, Caprese Chicken Sandwich, Market Feature, Grilled Steak Salad, Mediterranean Chophouse, Grilled Chicken Caprese, Pacific Coast Salmon, Kres Caesar, Tenderloin Sandwich, Meyer All-Natural Burger, Blackened Fish Sandwich, Chophouse Club Sandwich, and Grilled Steak Sandwich.

Kres Chophouse

The most beautiful restaurant which is perfect for enjoying delicious food and a variety of cocktails.

Address : 17 W Church St, Orlando, FL 32801, USA


If you want a place to enjoy your meal with water views in Tampa, Rusty Pelican Tampa is the best choice for you. This eatery starts open from 4.30 until 8.30 PM every Tuesday to Sunday and offers delicious food, nice service, and a cozy ambiance.

Then, you have several incredible food selections here which include, Rusty Pelican Board, Shrimp Risotto, Miso-Marinated Chilean Sea Bass, Crispy Whole Local Snapper, Crab-Stuffed Gulf Grouper, Pan-Seared Salmon, Roasted Chicken, Roasted Spring Vegetables, French Onion, Filet Mignon 8oz, Dry Aged New York 12oz, Surf and Turf, and Steak Enhancements.

Rusty Pelican - Tampa

Sophisticated bar & grill offering classic American fare in a formal dining room with water views.

Great view - mediocre brunch Great atmosphere at this restaurant especially if you get a window seat which we did. Server started off well then seemed to disappear towards the end of our meal - finally I got up and left and my...

Do not offer delivery if you cannot maintain the same quality! Years ago we frequented Rusty Pelican.In previous review I gave 5 deserved stars.We used to celebrate all the special dates at our favorite restaurant.However due to...

Address : 2425 Rocky Point Dr, Tampa, FL 33607


Wright's Gourmet House is a perfect place in Tampa to enjoy the best sandwiches and desserts in the city.

Situated in S Dale Mabry Hwy, Wright's Gourmet House has several delicious foods such as Cream Cheese Brownies, Banana Nut Bread, Pecan Pie, Pumpkin Raisin Nut Gingerbread, Pumpkin Pie, White Chocolate Chunk Chocolate, Hawaiian Princess Cake, Chocolate Cake, Apline Cake, Strawberry Cake, Lemon Cake, Hummingbird Cake, Peppermint Chocolate, and some sandwiches like Roast Beef Sandwich, Hot Corned Beef Sandwich, Turkey Reuben Sandwich, and Classic Grilled Cheese.

Wright's Gourmet House

Fans line up at the counter for creative sandwiches, salads & desserts in this long-running cafe.

The atmosphere is a great blend of classy meets comfortable.

Address : 1200 S Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33629, USA


After Pane Rustica, Bella's Italian Café is the next Italian restaurant that you should visit while coming to Tampa. Offer many Italian cuisines, Bella's Italian Café is located in S Howard Ave and open daily from 3.00 until 9.45 PM, so you can visit this eatery every day with family and friends.

Bella's Italian Café has some Italian dishes that never let you down, there are Carpaccio, Formaggio Al Forno, Arancini, Fritti Di Calamari, Carprese, Bruschetta, Pasta E Fagioli, Panna D'Aragosta, Vitello Marsala, Pollo Piccata, Nate's Chicken, Ravioli Verde, Lasagne Napoletana, Confetti Spaghetti, and Roasted-Tomato Cream.

Bella's Italian Café, Tampa

One of the most Italian restaurants.

It offers breads, fresh pastas, wood-fired pizzas, homemade desserts, as well as a selection of drinks.

Address : 1413 S Howard Ave #100, Tampa, FL 33606, USA


The Stone Soup Company is one of the best restaurants that you can visit while coming to Tampa, Florida. The Stone Soup Company is located at 1919 E 7th Ave, starts open from 10.30 AM until 9.00 PM every day, and has great food, fantastic service, reasonable prices, and a cozy atmosphere.

For the food options, there are Buffalo Wings, Chicken Tenders, Grilled Chicken Strips, Dumplings, Hummus, Mushroom Caps, Red Neck Tempura, Fish N Chips, Steak Shish Kabobs, My Big Fat Greek Pasta, Seafood Lobster Pasta, Mammas Chicken Soup, Pho King Souper Bowl, and some desserts like Chocolate Truffles, Dessert Empanada, French Toast Fried, Honduran Brownie, and Ice Cream Truck Variety.

The Stone Soup Company

Lovely place to get some food or have traditional Cuban.

The soups are to die for, and the Cuban sandwiches are the best.

Address : 1919 E 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605, USA


Louisiana Lagniappe is a must-visit restaurant when you arrived at Destin because it offers tasty seafood and steaks with excellent service, friendly staff, and a beautiful atmosphere overlooking the harbor.

Located in Sandpiper Cove, Louisiana Lagniappe has several menus which include, appetizers, soups & salads, chef's selections, lagniappe favorites, fried seafood, steaks, children's menu, sides menu, desserts, and gluten-free menu.

For the food options, you can have Barbecue Jumbo Shrimp, Blackened Scallops, Hot Shrimp Salad, Cajun Seafood Gumbo, Bayou Grouper, Blackened Redfish, Jambalaya, Lagniappe Seafood Platter, Filet Mignon, Ribeye, Cheeseburger, Fried Chicken Tenders, French Fries, Sauteed Blue Crab Claws, Key Lime Pie, Peanut Butter Pie, Triple Layer Chocolate Cake, and still more to go.

Louisiana Lagniappe, destin

This is a Cajun themed restaurant with a seaside location.

They have a great patio setting to enjoy a delicious selection of food.

Address : 775 Gulf Shore Dr, Destin, FL 32541, USA


LuLu's Destin is one of the best seafood restaurants in Destin and if you are a seafood lover, then you have to visit it. Situated at 4607 Legendary Marina Dr, LuLu's Destin is open daily from 11.00 AM until 10.00 PM, so you can visit this restaurant every day.

LuLu's Destin also offers the guests a perfect place to enjoy a tasty meal with excellent service, a cozy atmosphere, and overlooking the water view. You can order some tasty dishes here which include, Fresh Seasonal Snapper, Fried Oyster, Half & Half Seafood combo with shrimp, oyster, or fish, Jumbo Shrimp, Fried Crab Claw, Chicken Finger Basket, Tortilla Chips, Nachos, Smoked Tuna Dip, and many more.

LuLu's Destin

This is a pleasant restaurant to enjoy food as well as seafood.

They have a selection of fresh seafood, the best appetizers, fried green tomatoes and chips with cheese.

Address : 4607 Legendary Marina Dr, Destin, FL 32541, USA


Miller's Ale House is a casual restaurant with delicious steaks and snacks, reasonable prices, very well service, and a great place to eat at the night.

Located in Crystal Beach Plaza, Miller's Ale House is open daily from 12.00 until 10.00 PM and you can visit this restaurant every day with your family or friends.

Then, there are some tasty foods available that you can try such as Chicken Parmesan Alfredo, Creole Mahi & Shrimp, Fettuccine Alfredo, Mahi Tacos, Cajun Chicken Pasta, Dad's Homemade Meatloaf, Barbecue Baby Back Ribs, Atlantic Salmon, and Pork Osso Buco.

Miller's Ale House

It's really a great place to enjoy a good quality meal.

They offer really good Philly cheese steaks, great selection of beers, French sauces, burger cue and cajun pasta.

Address : 34906 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541, USA


Pompano Joe's is another seafood restaurant that you can find in Destin, Florida.

The good thing is you can enjoy your meal here with a beautiful view of the beach, you can also get the tasty dishes, first-class service, and a nice atmosphere. Pompano Joe's is open daily from around 11.00 AM until 9.00 PM, and you can go to visit this eatery every day with your family or friends every day.

Then, you have some food options that you can try here such as Fish Tacos, Voodoo Cheeseburger, Beef & Shrimp Teriyaki, Sauteed Salmon, Grilled Salmon Salad, Twin Maine Lobster Tails, Oysters, Sea Scallops, Mahi Mahi, Gulf Fish Sandwiches, Creamy Coconut Cake, Banana Toffee Bourbon Cake, Key Lime Pie, Chocolate Overload Cake, and Blueberry Cobbler White Chocolate Cheesecake.

Pompano Joe's

Spot with abundant dishes that are amazingly delicious to enjoy.

They offer grilled oysters, squid, gumbo, blue crab legs, grouper, popcorn, and more.

They have a full bar upstairs as well as a beach side bar downstairs.

Address : 2237 Scenic Gulf Dr, Destin, FL 32550, USA


Restaurant Orsay is a French restaurant that offers seasonal French food with the best food, excellent staff, and a cozy atmosphere surrounding. Restaurant Orsay is located at 3630 Park Street and opens from 4.00 until 10.00 PM on weekdays, but on the weekend, it opens from 11.00 AM until 10.00 PM.

Restaurant Orsay has an Entrees menu which includes, Pan-Roasted Fish, Carolina Trout, Filet Mignon, Steak Frites, Beef Stroganoff, Cassoulet, Eden Farms Berkshire Pork Chop, Maple Leaf Farms Duck Breast, Springer Mt. Farms Chicken, Lobster Pot Pie, Sea Scallops, Bouillabaisse, Prince Edward Island Mussels Frites, and Vegetable Shepherd's Pie.

Restaurant Orsay, Jacksonville

Great place for a casual dining experience or dinner.

They have fish well cooked on a rich creamy layer of grits and corn.

Address : 3630 Park St, Jacksonville, FL 32205, USA


If you are looking for the best Asian restaurant in Jacksonville, Hawkers Asian Street Food is the best answer for you. Go to 1001 Park Street to visit this Asian eatery and it starts open from 11.00 AM until 10.00 PM every day. Hawkers Asian Street Food also has huge selection of variety dishes, excellent flavour, and friendly staff.

The foods on Hawkers Asian Street Food will never let you down, you can try Seoul Hot Chicken Baos, Spring Rolls, Sichuan Wontons, Korean Twice Fried Wings, Char Siu, Coconut Shrimp, Crispy Tofu Bites, Basil Fried Chicken, Kimchi Fried Rice, Singapore Mei Fun, Yaki Udon, Beef Haw Fun, Hokkien Mee, Curry Laksa Ramen, Tom Yum, Jo-Hé Bag O’ Donuts, and Cinnamon Roti à la Mode.

Hawkers Asian Street Food

Great place for a casual dining experience with a large selection of food.

They also have a good selection of beers.

Address : 1001 Park St, Jacksonville, FL 32204, USA


Julington Creek Fish Camp is an elegant seafood restaurant with tasty foods, fantastic service, and a great place to enjoy a dining experience. Julington Creek Fish Camp is located at 12760 San Jose Blvd and opens from 11.00 AM until 10.00 PM every day.

Then, you can have Pan-Fried Fish Sandwich, Grilled Salmon with Horseradish Hollandaise, Fish Camp Shrimp and Grits, Salt and Pepper Seared Tuna- Toasted Sesame Salad, Spicy Seafood Linguini, Buttermilk Pan Fried Chicken, Cast Iron Seared Brook Trout, Roast Cod Filet, Broiled Seafood Platter, Top Sirloin Steak, Blue Crab Cakes, and Whole Fried Market Fish with Mixed Greens and Fries.

Julington Creek Fish Camp

This is a casual restaurant offering a full menu, happy hour bar and good service.

It offers a wide selection of food, cocktails, appetizers as well as a complete dining experience.

Address : 12760 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32223-2661


Black Sheep Restaurant is the last restaurant on this list and very recommended to visit while coming to Jacksonville, Florida.

Black Sheep Restaurant is located at 1534 Oak Street, starts open from 5.00 PM on weekdays and from around 11.00 AM on weekends, and offers all the guests great service, amazing staff, and incredible foods.

For the food options, you can have Jon Boat Mussels Frites, Spaghetti Alla Chittara VG, Korean Beef Short Ribs, Black Sheep Hamburger, Wild Georgia Shrimp & Grits GF, Crispy Skin Salmon, Springer Mountain Farm's Chicken, Certified Angus Ribeye, Fresh Catch, Green Hill Ravioli, and Fried Berkshire Pork Chop.

Black Sheep Restaurant, Jacksonville

A cozy dining spot with great variety of beers and food.

Offers great cocktails, beer, shrimp and grits, and an ever-changing drink menu.

Address : 1534 Oak St, Jacksonville, FL 32204, USA