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Food Is Love

41 N Indiana Avenue, Englewood, FL 34223
(941) 473-9439
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Ranked #64 of 93 restaurants in Englewood
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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  • English first
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We have been visiting Food is Love for the past 3 years. It became one of our breakfast destinations. Everyone was so friendly & the food and service used to be excellent! We No more! The new owners have taken a gold mine & turned it into a ghost town! We visited for breakfast last week @ 8:30 am &... More

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United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We visit Englewood every year for vacation, this year we did a family trip and we were excited to bring our boys to Food is Love. As soon as we went in and sat down, I was like "All the family pictures are gone". My husband responded "uh oh". Solo waitress was mentioned in another review, yes...there was only one,... More

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Englewood, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

New ownership living off the former owners reputation. What a disappointment! Waitress didn't know what an Arnold Palmer was should have been my first clue. Corned beef hash, a former favorite was watery with uncooked green peppers tossed in at the last minute. Probably canned. Fresh fruit wasn't except for a strawberry. Inedible quiche had a raw crust and a... More

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Englewood, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Prediction: Gone before the high season. 21$ for ribs? Who/where do they think they are? Liked the prior ownership, and the place seems cleaner than it was. But, prices are too high for a glorified diner. Nothing fancy about the place, dustballs on wall behind where a picture probably had fallen down. An eatery should be clean, first. No garnishes,... More

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Englewood, Florida, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Same experience as another reviewer. Used to be a nice little restaurant, good was very good, always seemed to be busy. Went for lunch yesterday, place was empty, food was aweful and overpriced. Nothing like the old Food is Love. Won't be going back!

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Englewood, Florida
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

What happened? New owners who have taken a gem and turned it into a disaster. The atmosphere, the staff, the service, the food have all gone way downhill. I understand that new owners want to put their own touch on the menu. But they should be smart enough to maintain the quality of the food that people have become accustomed... More

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Columbus, GA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Food was OK. A little surprised when they charged me $1.00 for a to-go cup. Omelet was good, a little higher priced than I expected.

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Columbus, Ohio
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

The new owners are from Europe, Austria I think. The food is really delicious. The owners came out to answer a question about the spices in my wife's entree. She explained how she prepared the "Schnitzel" just as it would be prepared in her mothers kitchen back home in Austria. Romey has a true passion for cooking and it really... More

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Sarasota, Florida
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

We went for lunch the other day and discovered things had gone downhill right from the start. The server that took our order never really came back. We had to just grab someone as they walked by. The food was served by a gentleman that should probably stay in the back - he had some strong body odor issues. (I... More

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

When I first walked in to Food is Love (right next door to the Publix in a little hole in the wall), was a little apprehensive. I ordered the pulled pork with 2 sides, plus cornbread. The pulled pork comes naked, but they have several very tasty sauces on the table to add. I really enjoyed my dinner there; I... More

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