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Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried green tomatoes are such an iconic part of Southern cooking. According to our real estate agents, first-class versions of this Florida famous food can be found at these wonderful restaurants.

  • The Front Porch - 12039 N. Florida Ave., Dunnellon, FL 34434
    The Front Porch, right down the street from Dunnellon homes for sale, is just as quaint and folksy as the name implies. Warm, friendly servers greet you with a smile, then promptly bring your meals of Southern comfort food favorites such as fried green tomatoes, open-face turkey sandwiches, and chicken and rice soup. Portions are generous, so plan on leftovers and don't pass up a slice of The Front Porch's famous pies. Choose from apple, Key lime, pecan, lemon meringue, and a dozen other flavors. Hours are 9 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Wednesday and Friday, 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. Saturday, and 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Sunday.

  • Tibby's New Orleans Kitchen - 494 FL-436, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
    Fried green tomatoes are a perfect fit on the bayou-flavored menu of Tibby's New Orleans Kitchen. Their version is hand-battered and served with a side of zippy remoulade sauce. Add a topping of crawfish for an additional charge. Follow an appetizer of fried green tomatoes with a main dish of jambalaya, Cajun blackened chicken, or Tibby's signature 12-napkin roast beef po'boy. Fried green tomatoes also make an appearance on Tibby's new weekend brunch menu, served from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., for a perfect meal on a day of viewing Altamonte Springs homes for sale. Hours are 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Sunday.

  • Ivy on the Square - 53 S. Magnolia Ave., Ocala, FL 34471
    At Ivy on the Square, just minutes from Ocala homes for sale, fried green tomatoes are serious business. Customers sing the praises of this appetizer, which is made from a 50-year-old recipe and served with the house Southwestern sauce. But it doesn't stop there. Fried green tomatoes are also available on a burger with Havarti cheese and as the "T" in a BLT sandwich on sourdough bread. The restaurant's exposed brick walls, soft lighting, and jazzy piano music create an elegant yet relaxed ambiance. Ivy on the Square is open 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday and 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

  • The Fox Restaurant - 3580 St. Johns Ave., Jacksonville, FL 32205
    Want to start out your morning with an order of fried green tomatoes? The Fox Restaurant is the place for you! Located near Jacksonville homes for sale, this local restaurant is situated in the Shoppes of Avondale plaza and serves up classic American diner dishes. Stop by Monday through Saturday, 7 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. or on Sunday between 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. for a delicious meal.

  • The COOP - 610 W. Morse Blvd., Winter Park, FL 32789
    Fast-casual dining meets homestyle cooking at The COOP, a neighborhood eatery not far from Winter Park homes for sale. One of the house specials, a fried green tomato BLT, turns into a breakfast dish with the addition of scrambled eggs. The COOP is open from 7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. - 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sunday.

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