Travel Thursday: Visit These Seen on TV Restaurants During Your Florida Travel

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As food lovers we’re all guilty of watching hours and hours of food television and if you’re anything like me — you’re constantly thinking of road trips based around places you can stop for food.

Did you know according to over 250 restaurants in the state of Florida have been featured on popular television shows like Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives, Man v Food, Food Paradise, Eat Street, and so many more.

We did a little digging and came up with some can’t miss spots you should be visiting.

Headed south to The Keys?

Kermit’s Key Lime Pie - seen on Food Paradise and America’s Best for the Key Lime Pie on a Stick. 200 Elizabeth St, Key West, FL 33040


Garbo’s Grill - seen on Diners, Drive ins, and Dives for the Korean tacos. 409 Caroline St, Key West, FL 33040

Hog Fish Bar & Grill - seen on Man v Food. Adam goes for the murderous Killer Hogfish Sandwich, an 8 oz fried hogfish topped with swiss cheese, sautéed mushrooms and onions, lettuce, tomato, all on Cuban bread with a side of fries. 6810 Front St, Stock Island, FL 33040


Headed to the west coast?

Cabbage Key - seen on Craziest Restaurants in America. You can only get here by boat or ferry. No cars allowed so you then have to walk to the restaurant. The unique hog fish is a must try with a spicy jerk seasoning. Pine Island Sound Cabbage Key, FL 33945


Nitally’s - seen on Food Paradise. Nitally’s is the creation of Nit and Ally who blended their Thai and Mexican backgrounds to form a Thai-Mex cuisine that quickly evolved into a restaurant in 2008. 2462 Central Ave St. Petersburg, FL 33712

Buya Ramen - seen on Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives for Japanese-style gastropub is the perfect place to enjoy a cocktail and legit ramen. 911 Central Ave St. Petersburg, FL 33705


Headed to the east coast?

Shelby’s Kitchen - seen on Outrageous Foods. Breakfast of champions, for a two-foot pancake topped with eggs, bacon, home fries, sausage patties, and toast. 3952 W Hillsboro Blvd Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

A1A Ale Works - seen on Drinking Made Easy. A1A over looks Mantanza Bay and offers handcrafted beers, brewed to excellence. You’ll always find the freshest beers here. 1 King St St. Augustine, FL 32084

Flakowitz of Boynton - seen on Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives and known for their biscuits, bagels and BLTs. 7410 Boynton Beach Blvd Boynton Beach, FL 33437


Headed north?

AJ’s Seafood and Oyster Bar - seen on Food Paradise for the American Spirit Roll a sushi roll with filet mignon, jicama, avocado, spicy lump crab, all wrapped in prosciutto. 116 Harbor Blvd, Destin, FL 32541

Rockin Tacos - seen on Food Paradise for it’s blackened shrimp burrito and gator tacos. 1450 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE Okaloosa, FL 32548

Flor-Bama Lounge - seen on Food Paradise for the menu’s signature dish: Oysters McClellan (oysters with bacon and cheese). 17401 Perdido Key Dr Pensacola, FL 32507


Wanna stick around Miami?

Here’s some of our favorite local spots that have made their way on our television screens.