June 24, 2017


The Villages Florida Area Dining!

Our Current Restaurant Spotlights:

The Villagers Guide to Our Favorite Dining Opportunities in and around The Villages…

Remarkable Restaurants and our "Special Finds"  are spotlighted in this section of Our Villages Guide. Two "Special Finds" in nearby Ocklawaha: Alfie's Restaurant 11677 Highway 25 (Just a couple minutes west of Ocklawaha, FL) (352) 288-9771 If you love prime rib, you'll love Alfie's. Very reasonable prices Simple "northwoods" atmosphere. The 16 ounce "Queen" size for $18 is plenty for two to share or arrive before 5:30 and get "early birds" for less than $10. Thursday is AUCE fish fry. Gater Joe's 12431 SE 135th Avenue Oklawaha, FL (Take Hwy 25 to "Downtown" Ocklawaha. At the traffic light, go one block north toward Lake Weir) (352) 288-3100 Enjoy "old Florida" at its best. Located directly on Lake Weir. Try to get a table on the dock if weather is pleasant.

Here's a tip when you want to eat at home: Visit VillagesFood.com  These people let you enjoy an incredible variety of meals freshly prepared by local restaurants then quickly delivered straight to your door.  Cost?  $4.99, plus what you'd expect to pay for the food yourself anyway.  How does it work?  Call them direct at (352) 307-4424 with your $10 minimum food order and we will handle everything. www.VillagesFood.com Our current spotlight is on these dining experiences which offer good value and exceptional dining experiences to The Village community: Outback Steakhouse 710 N. Highway 441, The Villages FL 32159 352-430-2590 Outback is often crowded. Call ahead to get on the waiting list before you arrive. Try the "Outback Special" (sirloin) steak. Don't miss their Walkabout Soup! The Nancy Lopez Legacy Country Club 8455 SE 172nd Legacy Lane The Villages, Fla. 32161 352-753-1475 Incredible country club setting. Very classy. But not expensive. Our favorites? Chicken Marsala, Warm Lobster Salad and Beef Stroganoff. Also check these out. We make frequent return visits to: Cane Gardens On Bailey Trail in The Villages. Unique bamboo decor. Varied menu but regulars favor the meatloaf and wood fired pizza. 753-0627 Giovanni's Ristorante & Pizzeria "Authentic Italian Cuisine from the Old Country" In Southern Trace Plaza in The Villages 751-6674 If you enjoy Bar-B-Q, check out: Oak Wood Smokehouse and Grill On Highway 27/441 a couple of miles south of Hwy 466 751-5640 Informal, but Quite Good: Belleview Pizza and Italian Restaurant 5428 SE Abshier Blvd Belleview – 245-2091 El Santiago Club 2375 Enrique Dr The Villages – 750-4002 Little Joey's Pizza Baylee Plaza Summerfield – 347-1800 TooJay's Deli Located in Both Spanish Springs 753-3510 and Lake Sumter Landing 430-0410