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14227 7th St, Dade City, FL 33523-3806
352-567-7277
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 35
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cozy inside and outside

The food is very tasty and well presented. One problem...they run out of Kumquat pie too often! This is a restaurant for dog-owners as they are allowed at tbe tables (the staff will even bring them bowls of water)! Great for pets and their owners...not so great for the rest ofus!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
travelersfrommich
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
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61 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The food is very tasty and well presented. One problem...they run out of Kumquat pie too often! This is a restaurant for dog-owners as they are allowed at tbe tables (the staff will even bring them bowls of water)! Great for pets and their owners...not so great for the rest ofus!

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Little Egg Harbor, Nj
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Had the Caprese BLT with cucumber salad, my cousin had the daily special, fresh turkey and swiss with potato salad. Excellent food and service.

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Dade City
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Relaxing and Wonderful food... The seafood bisque is one of the best I have had... I have never had a bad item. If you get the opportunity to have a meal here I recommend you take the time and enjoy.. It is also Dog friendly

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St. Louis, Missouri
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70 reviews 70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We stopped for a light lunch and chose outdoor seating. The tables and chairs are all different, perhaps adding a touch of whimsy. The staff was friendly, although the service was a bit slow. (They could clear dishes when customers are gone. Please bring my check first.) For soup, salads and sandwiches, there was little creativity. Food did seem fresh.... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Lots of variety on the menu. Atmosphere is quaint. Food is great. Get it to go or just sit outside. Live Music on Fridays once a month is pretty nice surprise. Soups are really good too.

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Penfield, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Just love how my dog is welcome whenever I visit, and the happy hours are great! Their food is fresh and ey have a nice selection. Sangria is wonderful! If you sit on the patio, remember the street is a main one with usual traffic sounds.

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Tampa, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I've been here several times and the service has always been horrible...this through a couple different owners. The food isn't great but it isn't bad, either. The service is enough to keep me away. Their music series is lovely outside on the patio, though. That would be worth the time and money to eat while you're enjoying the music.

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Top Contributor
150 reviews 150 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

This is one of our go to places if The City Market Bistro is closed or too busy and we are usually pretty happy with the food and service. The breads and veggies are fresh and they have some healthy offerings as well as some that are a bit more decadent. I've never dined at the restaurant (only take out... More 

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Dade City, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I, too, agree with BuffaloWally. Their Cuban sandwich is as good as they come! Each time I've been here, it's my sandwich of choice. This little spot goes back about ten years as a café. Back in the 1950's the garage was a Sinclair gas station, owed by my grandfather, Carl Stahl. My dad often helped out when the place... More 

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Brooksville, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We had occasion to be in Dade City today, but checked TA before leaving and found the Garden Cafe on the list of possibilities to visit for lunch. We were not disappointed! We arrived just after the main lunch period and our server Nadine, was spot on. I like to think I know a good Pressed Cuban when I encounter... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14227 7th St, Dade City, FL 33523-3806
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Dade City
  • Phone Number: 352-567-7277

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 9
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?