Forget about Disney! If you’re looking for something truly fun and unique in Florida, here are ten of the best restaurants in Florida that you will find off the beaten path.

1. The Bubble Room, Captiva

You’re sure to walk away as happy as a gumdrop after eating at the Bubble Room. It has three floors of fun and even has a movable train.

2. Linger Lodge Restaurant & Campground, Brandenton

The founder was a taxidermist and the restaurant is filled with all kinds of animals like zebras, lions, monkeys, snakes, and more.


3. Pancake House, De Leon Springs State Park

Go for a swim or a canoe ride and after you’ve worked up an appetite, go for pancakes with a twist. You need to make the pancakes yourself. Each table comes with its very own griddle.

4. Market 17, Fort Lauderdale

This establishment gets all their organic ingredients straight from the farm. But there’s more. When you eat here, you have the option of dining in the dark, which is suppose to magnify taste sensations.

5. Murder Mystery Dinner Train, Fort Myers

For a truly unique restaurant off the beaten path, add some murder to your meal on a moving train. What fun!


6. Blue Heaven, Key West

For some key lime pie on Key West, go to Blue Heaven where cats and chickens run free and live music gets you in the groove.

7. Medieval Times, Kissimmee

Step back in time and watch a jousting match as you dine on a delectable meal fit for a king or queen.

8. Dick’s Last Resort, Orlando

At this restaurant, part of the server’s job description is to be RUDE to all patrons. But it’s all in fun and will surely have you laughing at yourself.

9. Lips, Fort Lauderdale

Add a little drag to your dining at this one-of-a-kind restaurant that features drag queen entertainment and lots of pretty colors.

10. Satchel’s Pizza, Gainesville

For amazing food, unusual art made out of junk and a weird gift shop, this is a great place to relax and have a meal.