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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.
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!
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
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
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.
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
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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
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
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
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