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Pearl Country Store

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106A NE Highway 441, Micanopy, FL 32667
(352) 466-4025
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6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 43
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Yum!!

We were looking for something different and we found it. Staff was great and food was delicious! We had pork sandwiches, chicken, mac and cheese and baked beans. All were wonderful! Husband and son loved their chocolate peanut butter pie too!! Will stop again if in the area!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
Courtney H
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New Port Richey, Florida, United States
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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79 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Athens, Georgia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The gas station ambiance was fun and the food was just fine for a simple breakfast, with big servings. One caveat to vegetarians, or others with healthy eating habits, everything was cooked in bacon grease. But considering that nothing else is open around Micanopy that time of morning, it's better than driving around in Gainesville traffic looking for a busy... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
Top Contributor
149 reviews 149 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Pearl used to be one of our favorite places to eat. We used to look forward to staying at Paynes Prairie to get take out from Pearl, especially on Friday nights when they have the catfish filets. Used to get 2 nice thick filets, hush puppies and choices of side for $7.95. The price is the same but the fish... More 

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New Port Richey, Florida, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We were looking for something different and we found it. Staff was great and food was delicious! We had pork sandwiches, chicken, mac and cheese and baked beans. All were wonderful! Husband and son loved their chocolate peanut butter pie too!! Will stop again if in the area!!

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Gainesville, Florida
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My husand and I have been to Pearls Country Store 2 times. They have really good BBQ but definitely lack in the customer service department! The girls that take your order make you feel like your a bother to them. Their sides are average but their sweet potato fries always taste like they have been fried in very old oil!... More 

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Newberry, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

In this store I found nice and unusual gifts (such as alligator and palm tree and many other shapes of cookie cutters.) My daughter found unusual old-fashioned candy, and my husband found nice books about local history, flora, and fauna. They serve BBQ and provide nice seating so you can enjoy your food in this attractive place.

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Gainesville, Florida
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166 reviews 166 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

The brisket did...it made me smile... The Pearl Country Store is a gas station/mini-mart on the main highway that runs through Micanopy. In truth, it looks pretty dumpy. Ignore the dumpiness as you enter and proceed to the back. I've been here enough to know that I'm not going to be order sides or, for that matter, anything other than... More 

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2390 Untalulti Dr., Monticello, IN
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Friendly people. Great chicken salad--their specialty. Yummy ice cream. Even the iced tea was the best.

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Philadelphia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We went there twice. Although they had tables, we decided to do take out. The costumers when we were there were a very mixed lot: northern tourists, locals, well off and not so well off. Everyone seemed pleasant and happy to be there. Each time the food was good. I liked the pork BBQ and the fried okra. My wife... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This sounded like a 'good country restaurant' to us, so we drove some extra distance to give it a try. We were somewhat disappointed to find it was some awkwardly placed seating in the middle of a little gas station / store. It had passable food, but no real atmosphere. Pretty much a grab-a-bite-and-go kinda set-up.

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Went here while I was at a friend's visiting some of the greatest barbeque ever.I highly recommend this little treasure hole in the wall place.The prices were very reasonable there was kinda of a wait but that was because the place was packed.A real local treasure.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 106A NE Highway 441, Micanopy, FL 32667
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Micanopy
  • Phone Number: (352) 466-4025

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm

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