Florida Back Roads Travel

Historic Florida Restaurants

What is a Florida historic restaurant? I moved to Florida in 1960 and that is my unofficial definition of historic when talking about restaurants.

There have been many great restaurants in the Sunshine State that are gone forever.

Cabbage Key
Cabbage Key

One was the Kapok Tree in Clearwater. Another was Chalet Suzanne in Lake Wales. I miss them, but life goes on.

Here are some Florida restaurants that have been around long enough for me to consider them historic and to have written a review.

Alabama Jacks

To continue reading about Historic Florida Restaurants, click here: 11 Florida Historic Restaurants Still Serving It Up (florida-backroads-travel.com)


Mike Miller has lived in Florida since 1960. He graduated as a civil engineer from the University of Florida and has lived and worked in most areas of the state. His love of Florida is reflected in the pages of this website. Mike is the author of 25 books.



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