Guy Fieri in Florida: Where to find 35+ restaurants seen on 'Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives' – Daytona Beach News-Journal

Guy Fieri, one of the most famous celebrity chefs on Food Network has recently been spotted around Florida. In the past several months, the “Mayor of Flavortown” has been to multiple restaurants in the Daytona Beach area causing quite the commotion in the community. 
The spiky blonde tipped hair chef and TV personality filmed episodes of “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” at Daytona Beach Shores eatery Millie’s Restaurant, as well as New Smyrna Beach businesses Panheads Pizzeria and The Garlic.
The three restaurants are set to be featured in back-to-back episodes airing this month
Fieri also recently became a Florida homeowner after buying a $4 million waterfront house in Lake Worth Beach, about a three-hour drive south of Daytona Beach. 
To celebrate Fieri’s love for the Sunshine State and all we have to offer ahead of the new episodes about to air, here is a list of 35-plus Florida restaurants, presented in alphabetical order, that have already been featured on “Triple D.”
Feb. 24:Celebrity chef Guy Fieri buys $4 million waterfront home in Lake Worth Beach
June 29:Guy Fieri, John Morgan visit Daytona restaurant for ‘Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives’ filming
Aug. 19:Daytona Beach restaurant has air date for Guy Fieri’s ‘Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives’ episode
Aug. 26:New Smyrna restaurant has airdate for Guy Fieri’s ‘Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives’ episode
Sept. 2:Another New Smyrna Beach restaurant to appear on Guy Fieri’s ‘Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives’
236 N. Federal Highway Suite 104, Dania Beach; 954-601-3833,
Wood-fired wings and pizza, that’s what’s for dinner at 3 Sons Brewing Co. in Dania Beach. The shrimp pizza and dashi wings are recommended to experience an umami wonderland. 
1065 Washington Ave. Miami Beach; 305-534-6373,
Classic diner comfort food with a twist is the motto of 11th Street Diner in Miami Beach. Their extensive menu has everything from breakfast to lunch to home-style meals and a full bar. 
4520 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota; 941-922-3797,
Open since 1975, Alpine Steakhouse was featured in 2007 during the first season of “Triple D” with Fieri famously eating the Sarasota restaurant’s turducken, which is a boneless chicken, stuffed inside a boneless duck, stuffed inside a boneless turkey.  Alpine continues to offer the turducken along with many other delicious dishes such as their signature burger, which is among the best in Sarasota
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209 6th St., West Palm Beach; 561-812-2336,
A father-son duo in West Palm Beach offers all things meat and beer. Not only is the restaurant a beer garden, but it also features a full-service butcher shop. The restaurant side serves American classics such as wings, burgers, homemade sausage and more. 
911 Central Ave.,St. Petersburg; 727-202-7010,
This St. Petersburg gastropub serves authentic ramen and tasty cocktails. Buya Ramen’s popular dishes include crispy duck ramen and blistered shishito peppers. 
1406 Ocean View Ave., Marathon; 305-743-6247,
Castaway in Marathon serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and sushi. With waterfront views, diners can enjoy anything from steak to fresh seafood. 
3715 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach; 561-619-7018,
Cholo Soy Cocina must be doing something right by having the only gourmet Latin street food in West Palm Beach. The Latin-American fusion menu offers all the classics, such as tacos, nachos and flavorful bowls. 
4650 Donald Ross Road Suite 110, Palm Beach Gardens; 561-249-6760,
Coolinary Cafe in Palm Beach Gardens offers classic dishes with an elevated twist. The menu features seafood, land dishes, vegetarian options and craft cocktails, a little something for everyone. 
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967 Atlantic Blvd., Atlantic Beach; 904-249-9595,
Culhane’s in Atlantic Beach gives Florida a taste of authentic Irish food. Famous dishes include its shepherd’s pie, Guinness beef stew and more.  
Serving the Orlando area,
Formerly located at 8001 S. Orange Blossom Trail in the Florida Mall Dining Pavilion of Orlando, Fat One’s is now a food truck offering a taste of Coney Island to Orlando. Some of its popular items are guacamole or mac-n-cheese topped dogs. 
7410 W. Boynton Beach Blvd., Boynton Beach; 561-742-4144,
Flakowitz offers authentic New York-style Jewish deli classics to Boynton Beach. Featured dishes include matzo ball soup, stuffed cabbage, corned beef sandwiches and potato knish.
509 Lake Ave., Lake Worth; 561-585-8444
Known as flavor on wheels serving a taste of paradise, Havana Hideout was a food truck that served Cuban sandwiches, empanadas, sangria and more. 
6350 Overseas Highway, Marathon; 305-743-6373,
The oldest restaurant in Marathon keeps its reputation high with scratch-cooking dishes such as classic chowder, pork belly burnt-ins and a Mahi fish sandwich. 
401 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, 786- 483-8861,
Located on Lincoln Road before announcing it was relocating to Biscayne Boulevard in 2018, Hofbrau Beer Hall was one of the only restaurants to serve authentic German cuisine in Miami Beach.
4540 Overseas Highway, Marathon; 305-509-9398,
The farm-to-table Irie Island Eats in Marathon offers dishes inspired by the islands featuring jerk chicken and shrimp, seared tuna, mango barbecue ribs and more. 
14815 Biscayne Blvd., North Miami Beach; 305-944-4826,
This North Miami Beach joint cooks up authentic Haitian cuisine. The bold flavors are enjoyed in dishes like griot, grilled whole snapper and grilled octopus.
1854 N. Young Circle, Hollywood; 754-208-2902,
J28 serves authentic Peruvian food in Hollywood, Florida. The go-to dishes at this sandwich bar are the Chicharron pork belly sandwich and organic Peruvian quinoa and mushroom saltado. 
8799 Cortez Road W., Bradenton;
Featured in an episode of “Triple D” that aired in 2011, Jose’s Real Cuban Food in Bradenton was praised for its “real deal picadillo and boliche” and remained popular through 2014 for a variety of dishes including their Cuban sandwiches. Alas, owner and chef Jose Baserva sold the restaurant in 2015 shortly before passing away following a head injury
3828 N. University Drive, Sunrise; 954- 909-4133,
Kababi Cafe offers real-deal Iranian food in Sunrise. The lamb shank (baghali polo) and chicken pomegranate stew (fesenjan) are recommended for ultimate Iranian comfort food. 
1519 Gulf Blvd., Indian Rocks Beach; 727-596-2477,
Keegan’s is a seafood destination dating back more than 35 years in the Tampa Bay coastal city of Indian Rocks Beach. The restaurant is known for its blackened grouper sandwich, charbroiled octopus and New Orleans-style gumbo. 
1910 Hollywood Blvd. Suite B, Hollywood; 754-221-0914,
Krakatoa in Hollywood serves bold flavors of traditional Indonesian dishes. A couple of the restaurant favorites are singgang and semur daging for ultimate Indonesian flavor. 
7420 Biscayne Blvd., Miami; 786-536-6692,
In Miami, LOBA is known for cooking Latin comfort food. Dishes such as their Patacon, an 11-inch fried plantain with meat and more alongside its Lentil Croquettes are go-to orders. 
150 Giralda Ave., Coral Gables; 305-648-5687;
The Local serves elevated southern food in Coral Gables. The eatery is known for its lamb belly B.L.T, roasted bone marrow and hen and dumplings. 
7191 North, FL-7, Parkland; 954-637-4984,
Los Bocados might be in a gas station but serves anything but your typical fuel center food. This Mexican joint’s popular dishes include the citrus pork quesadilla and barbecue brisket tostada. 
7337 Harding Ave., Miami Beach; 305-704-7879,
Lou’s Beer Garden in Miami Beach cooks up dishes bursting with flavors with an ever-changing seasonal menu. Bold tasting plates feature the restaurant’s paella and vongola. 
Mile Marker 88 on U.S. 1 Oceanside 88005 Overseas Highway, Islamorada; 305-852-3833,
Some call M.E.A.T. Eatery and Taproom meat lovers heaven and they’re right. The Islamorada restaurant is known for its wings, burgers, pork rinds and more.  
3302 Hendricks Ave., Jacksonville; 904-398-3701,
Opened in Jacksonville in 1992 and now with other locations throughout Florida and various other states, Metro Diner serves up all things breakfast and comfort food. Popular dishes include the chicken and waffles with strawberry butter, as well as the griddle-seared meatloaf.
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306 N.W. 27th Ave., Miami; 786-520-5420,
Smoked meat is Miami Smokers’ specialty. The Miami eatery serves up tasty wings, ground-in-house sausage and more. 
13911 S.W. 66th St., Miami; 305-791-1848,
Milly’s has been serving authentic Venezuelan cuisine to Miami for over two decades. Popular dishes are the empanadas and the Pabe Yo-Yo, a Venezuelan Monte Cristo. 
8870 Bird Road, Miami; 305-223-6656,
Mojo’s in Miami is an artisan doughnut shop cooking up sweet and savory masterpieces. Well-known dishes are their chicken Brulee sandwich and Abuelita doughnut. 
15572 Sunset Drive, Miami; 786-717-6244,
A Peruvian couple serves scrumptious sandwiches on house-made rolls at Mr. & Mrs.Bun in Miami. The sandwich shop’s popular items include Asado con palta, pollo chi jao kai and aji de gallina bites. 
825 N. Magnolia Ave., Orlando; 321-804-2686,
A taste of New York is what makes Pastrami Project flavors so good. The Miami restaurant serves authentic Jewish-deli dishes and is known for their New-York style pastrami sandwiches, bagel and lox and Reuben tacos. 
400 S.W. 3rd  Ave. , Fort Lauderdale; 954-761-3500,
Pirate Republic Seafood brings global flavors to Fort Lauderdale. Popular fresh dishes include seafood moqueca and Snapper Escabeche. 
9809 S.W. 72nd St., Miami; 305-271-7404 
This Miami sports bar offered bar food with a twist before it closed in 2021. Popular menu items featured potato chip encrusted Mahi Mahi sandwiches, scampi wings and escargot. 
617 Primrose Drive, Orlando; 407-203-0727,
Next-level Southern food is Se7en Bites Bakeshop cuisine in Orlando. The bakery serves elevated classics like chicken pot pie and vanilla bean bourbon bacon moon pie.  
1351 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; 305-203-2197,
Homemade tacos anyone? Taquiza in Miami Beach serves up craveable tacos with a spin. Totopos (chips) and tacos with marinated hanger steak and with toasted grasshoppers are popular items. 
1350 Pasadena Ave S, St. Petersburg; 727-381-7931,
The name says it all. Ted Peters’ Famous Smoked fish is known for, you guessed it, smoked fish. Other menu items at the iconic St. Petersburg restaurant opened in 1951 include German potato salad and Key lime pie. 
Caroline Hebert is the restaurant and dining writer for The Daytona Beach News-Journal. A New Orleans native and food enthusiast, she can be contacted at Follow her on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Support local journalism by subscribing.


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