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Sit Down Restaurants Florida


Mel-O-Dee Restaurant
Photo courtesy Georg Balandran

Sarasota is home to the Mel-O-Dee Restaurant, featuring great surf and turf at a reasonable price. You even get your choice of colors for the marquee outside!



Aunt Fannie's Restaurant
Ocala, FL
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

Here's Aunt Fannie's Restaurant, located in Ocala, FL. From the looks of the marquee, this looks to be a former Burger Chef.



Andy's Restaurant
Winter Haven, FL
Photo and info courtesy Robert Droz

Located along US 17, Andy's Restaurant and its mid-century styled marquee has been serving customers in Winter Haven, FL since 1951.





Howley's Restaurant
West Palm Beach, FL
Photo and info courtesy Kevin O'Sullivan

Howley's Restaurant was built either in the late 40's or early 50's. It has been serving customers for over 50 years at this same location here at 4700 South Dixie Hwy ( US 1) in West Palm Beach.


UPDATE 02/08 : Howley's was opened in 1950. "Cooked in sight must be right" is its motto. Many thanks to Jessica Hill for update. 02-08



Licata's Steakhouse
Tampa, FL
Photo and info courtesy John V Cinchett

Downtown Tampa is, or at least was, home to Licata's Steakhouse. This photo taken in 1965 shows the unique sign out front. 11-08



Alonzo & Berlin's (A & B) Lobster House Restaurant
Key West, FL
Photo courtesy Paul Bauke

Check out the neon sign at the A & B Lobster House Restaurant in Key West. The big red arrow points the way into this waterfront restaurant known for its seafood. The restaurant has now been around for over 50 years. 01-09









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