Sometimes it’s hard to cook dinner at the end of a long day. Instead, visit one of these 10 Florida restaurants for a tasty meal away from home.
1. The Red Top Pit Stop, Lakeland
You don't want to cook...but you're starving right now! Stop by the Red Top Pit Stop for a steakburger. It's juicy and delicious, and the crinkle fries will make you smile. The baby back ribs are to die for, too. 12160 US Highway 98 N., Lakeland.
2. Sweet Pea Cafe, Tallahassee
When you don't want to spend time in the kitchen, but you still want to eat healthy, head for Sweet Pea Cafe. This adorable vegan restaurant makes the most delicious farm-to-table meals you've ever eaten, and you don't even need to be vegan to love this stuff! 832 W. Tharpe Street, Tallahassee.
3. Casa Mia Trattoria, North Miami
Is there anything more wonderful than a big bowl of pasta after a long day of work? It's the ultimate comfort food, and Casa Mia Trattoria serves it up fresh, hot and delicious. The linguine with clam sauce is to die for. 1950 NE 123rd Street, North Miami.
4. The Flaming Buoy Filet Co., Key West
Sit back in this charming little neighborhood restaurant and let someone else take care of you for a change. The service at The Flaming Buoy Filet Co. is fantastic, and the food is so good you might never cook again! The appetizer and dinner trios give you a chance to sample a little bit of three different dishes. 1100 Packer Street, Key West.
5. Urban Brew and BBQ, St. Petersburg
Maybe you're in the mood for some ooey, gooey mac and cheese at the end of your long day? Urban Brew and BBQ serves it up steaming hot in its own skillet. Yum! 1939 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg.
6. 11th Street Diner, Miami Beach
This is diner food at its best! Grab a bacon cheeseburger, French fries, wings and cheese fries. You can't make stuff this tasty at home. 1065 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach.
7. Yoder's Restaurant and Amish Village, Sarasota
Stop by Yoder's for the best fried chicken you've ever tasted. This spot has been a Florida icon since 1975, and you'll soon see why. Save room for some dessert, too - they're famous for their pie! 3434 Bahia Vista Street, Sarasota.
8. Agave Azul, Orlando
Need to spice up your work week? A meal at Agave Azul will certainly do that. The salsa is good and spicy, and the burritos, tacos and enchiladas are fresh and flavorful. 4750 S Kirkman Road, Orlando.
9. Eli's Bar-B-Que, Dunedin
When you're craving BBQ, Eli's is the place to go. This place is tiny, so plan to grab takeout, then have yourself a little picnic. The ribs here are beyond amazing. 360 Skinner Blvd., Dunedin.
10. Daily Eats, Tampa
Daily Eats serves up fresh, delicious sandwiches, salads, burgers and more. The service is friendly, and you can dine on the patio if the weather is nice. 901 S. Howard Avenue, Tampa.
What’s your favorite spot to visit when you don’t want to cook? Tell us about it in the comments!
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