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All 8 Ponce Inlet Restaurants

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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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

I finally decided to try the north turn since the fire. Yes they have the location, yes they have a view but this place is not ready to serve the mediocre level of food it served before that tragic event. The ocean view aside, if you go there for dinner on a dark night you may as well be in... More

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DeLand, Florida
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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

This place had a fire in the kitchen and closed down for a while - about 2 days after our previous visit. We saw an ad on TV that said they were open again, and tried it out for a late lunch on a Sunday. Thankfully, it doesn't look like they lost much of their racing memorabilia, most of which... More

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New York
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25 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

4 of us ate at North Turn yesterday. We all enjoyed our food. The shrimp was freshly battered & fried & perfectly cooked. The menu is still limited as the restaurant suffered an electrical fire in July. The restaurant is right on the beach with a million dollar view. Very casual & you can come in right from the beach!

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Columbus, Indiana, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We have driven by this place multiple times on our way to other restaurants on Ponce Inlet and decided to finally stop. Since a fire in September they have a VERY limited menu so choices were few. Burger for Cheryl was excellent and peel and eat shrimp the same. I had the biggest salad I have ever seen! We will... More

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Tupelo, Mississippi
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

They do not have all the old Daytona pictures or cars. It was interesting last year to see all the history of the original beach race. The menu has been reduced but food is still good..Just not the same

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RNT2014, Owner at Racing's North Turn, responded to this review

Phil W., Thank you for your recent visit and feedback, we appreciate both. We are sorry that our Staff didn't share the reason we are currently different from what you remember during your last visit. The Kitchen and Dining Room area of the building are currently under construction due to a significant fire we suffered in July. We have been... More

Kearny, New Jersey
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86 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We were visiting relatives in Florida and they suggested this place. We ordered bar food (burgers, fries, onion rings, etc.) and it was quite good! The decor is of course race related and there is outdoor seating but, the weather was not allowing anyone outside on this day. Right on the ocean.

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Ponce Inlet, Florida
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Great beach bar, music and atmosphere. Glad to see they opened as quickly as they did after the kitchen fire. It is our go to place when we have company in town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

We do not have any local family in FL so for the past 4 years we have driven and hour south to this restaurant with our two younger children for Thanksgiving lunch. The food has always been very good and a traditional thanksgiving meal. The view of the beach is beautiful and makes for a perfect Florida style Thanksgiving!!!

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McDonough, Georgia
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108 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We enjoyed our evening meal here. It doesn't seem like there is a large deck and gift shop when you are looking at the front of the building. But there is! You van sit on the deck and enjoy your evening meal. We were in search of a good homemade hamburger and we found it here! Our burgers tasted like... More

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Cape Coral, Florida
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10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

(We were traveling back from the lighthouse at the inlet and an accident had shut the road just north of the restaurant. We had a very hungry 3 year old with us, so we ate there.) My husband and I thought the place was great and the food good. Wonderful place to hang right on the beach. Only issue is... More

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Address: 4511 S Atlantic Ave, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127-7001
Phone Number: 386-322-3258
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Ponce Inlet
Average Prices: USD 6 - 25
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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