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The Yearling Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner

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$9 - $31
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Free Off-Street Parking, Live Music
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tasty food and even better entertainment with the Mr. Willie Green.. he was awesome! Service was great and sweat tea just as good as it is back home in Kentucky. I also loved all the books they had on display and for sale.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank donnab1974
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a Confederate Flag hanging in the bar. Had I seen that on my way in, I would have left. The South lost the war. And in the current political climate, I feel like I gave bigots my money.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Ellen G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had dinner Sunday night with my daughter and friends. Good food, very interesting setting. We had great service from Debbie who delighted us with stories from her many years at the Yearling. Lots of fun in a good family environment!

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank askmeabout55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place looks to be surrounded by water. I am told it has a lot of history. There is something to look at everywhere you turn your head, to the antiques to the awesome old man playing his harmonica in the corner. The food menu...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Rocky1588
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make sure you visit the Marjorie Kennen Rawlings estate. The food here is amazing and the atmosphere totally unique.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Chris M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by after a long weekend at the beach, and were not disapointed. The palce is historical, making homage to Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, the famous Floridina author, decorations based on her books nad old Florida history abound, including a giant alligator in the main...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank joinville
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Founded in 1952, it's a classic, the decor is historic, they celebrate the Florida Cracker culture.. They have a very good staff, the menu is southern. Maybe, the best part is the entertainment: legendary blues singer Willie Green.

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank 387indy
Reviewed October 14, 2019

Spent the afternoon in Micanopy and thought we would go to The Yearling as a special treat for our anniversary. We ere seated quickly enough and our server was great. The problem I had was the food and portion sizes. My wife had the "small...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank John D
Robert B, Owner at The Yearling Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 17, 2019

I am sorry we did not met your expectations. The pot roast is a smaller portion that comes over rice with one side. Most of our dinners come with two side dishes, but many customers want smaller portions. Your shrimp and grits was prepared by...More

Reviewed October 10, 2019 via mobile

The place is very old. Needs a lot of work to update. We went on a Friday night. They had mainly seafood and steaks. Just so happened they where out of SteaksMore

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lorigayle717
Robert B, Owner at The Yearling Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2019

Well you are right, our place is very old. It was built in the 40s as a fish camp. Turned into a restaurant in 1952 and since that time has had very few updates. Some people love that and some don't. We only have one...More

Reviewed October 5, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I went The Yearling Restaurant for her birthday lunch. We were offered three different seating areas - the quiet back dining room, the front dining room where Willy was playing the blues, or the lounge. We opted for the front dining room....More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Lorrie C
March 8, 2019|
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Response from Robert B | Property representative |
You can sit on the front porch, there is a small table, and they will serve you there.
Catherine H
February 12, 2015|
Response from maggiemay223 | Reviewed this property |
It should have posted by now. I would try contacting customer support for Tripadvisor.
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Usually within 10 days. They will send an email to you when it goes live on the website. Also, you should have received an email saying they are reviewing your submission.
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