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Racing's North Turn

4511 S Atlantic Ave, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127-7001
386-322-3258
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $6 - $25
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Description: Racing's North Turn is located on the beautiful Atlantic ocean. We offer a 5000 sq ft Oceanfront deck with and air conditioned inside dining room. The restaurant sits on the exact location where Nascar ran it's first sanctioned Grand National race in 1948 until 1958. The walls are lined with vintage photos of racing days gone by and our current racing heroes of today. We offer a full service bar with great views of the ocean and over 25 flat screen televisions with all you favorite sporting events. Each night we have Live music that starts at 6:00 PM.
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English first
Jacksonville, Florida
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

we always look forward to stopping in and seeing all the friendly faces and a cool one with ernie at the bar and listening to the great music that is played by fast eddie, mike, Kenny and more

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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33 reviews 33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We have been coming to Daytona Beach for YEARS and had never eaten here. Have we been missing out!!! For the road it just looks like a small bar but you walk through the doors and WOW!! It opens up and you can eat on the beach! THE BEST CRAB DIP I HAVE EVER HAD!! Fish tacos were great!! We... More

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Coppell
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

If you don't make Racing's North Turn one of your stops during your trip to Daytona Beach, then you miss out on the best kept secret in the area. The ownership and wait staff is friendly and always attentive, the food is fabulous and the drinks are always cold and thirst quenching. The lobster ravioli is top notch and if... More

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Daytona Beach, Florida, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

My husband and I have taken many of our visitors to the North Turn Restaurant. Everyone has enjoyed it for many reasons. If you are a racing enthusiast, love the ocean, love to have a choice of inside or outside dining, enjoy live bands, like seafood then this is the place for you. Until recently, we would decide on salads,... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
Top Contributor
141 reviews 141 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Just an FYI... This restaurant burned on July 12. We came over to have lunch here with friends and saw that the entrance was blocked. The owner was there and told us that the refrigerator in the kitchen exploded, causing the fire. She says they hope to be back in operation in a couple of months. We wish this place... More

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DeLand, Florida
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Wife and I decided spontaneously to drive over to the beach after work today (Friday, July 11). We got to the restaurant about 6pm, and got in easily. NOTE that the main parking is on the opposite side of the road from the restaurant. Not much traffic, and it's a narrow road, so crossing is easy. Once inside, you'll notice... More

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Florida
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67 reviews 67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Service good, food better than average, great spot inside or out lots of menu choices, friendly bartenders. I would go back to eat here!

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

I am a pretty frequent customer to racings north turn. I usually dine here everytime im in Ponce Inlet and thoroughly enjoy myself. My last visit was just like my previous experiences and I enjoyed my dining. The one thing I didnt enjoy as much was watching the male manager be some what rude to a nearby customer, and regularly... More

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Heath Springs, South Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This restaurant has great food such as wings, burgers, phillycheese steaks, and catch of the day and many other items. It sits right on the beach and has decks you can sit on, eat relax listen to music and listen to the ocean. It also has great history of the old track with pictures and an old race car sits... More

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Savannah, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We are car enthusiasts and always stop by this restaurant when we are in Daytona Beach. Whether or not you are into cars, this place sits right on the beach and has decks to eat on or just sit and relax with a drink and watch the ocean. The food is good, the music great and the atmosphere is wonderful.... More

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