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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
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Reservations
Takeout
Delivery

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Visitor rating
  • 33
    Excellent
  • 16
    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
Most recent review
Just pleasant enough

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
moore1200
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St. Louis, Missouri
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
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58 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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St. Louis, Missouri
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

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
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 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
Senior Reviewer
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
137 reviews 137 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

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
32 helpful votes 32 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
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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Tampa, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Nice little place, very enjoyable and the food is great. The menu selection is very good for any taste.

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Dade City, Florida
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Great sandwiches, beer and wine. You can enjoy the company of your dog if you dine outside. Prices are reasonable and the service is great. They do have air conditioned dining inside for those who don't smoke or have a dog with them.

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Dade City, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Very good luncheon place. Fresh made sandwiches. Their Ruben is especially good. Friendly and efficient service

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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?