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The criteria was: Taste, Experience, and Uniqueness. To see the 2015 winners click here. Please vote for some of your favorite restaurants both that made the list and ones we missed: click here to vote!.
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Alachua County

Root & Pecker:
Root and Pecker AlachuaRoot and Pecker Alachua A

Baker County

Cecil's Hometown Cooking:
Cecil's Baker Cecil's Baker A
This is the brand new local hot spot in small town McClenny, FL.

Bay County

Firefly:2nd year award
Firefly Panama City Beach Firefly Panama City Beach tree with lights
Runner up: g. Foley's

Bradford County

Tom's High on the Hog Real Pit BBQ:
Bradford Toms BBQ Bradford Toms BBQ 2

Brevard County

The Fat Snook2nd year award Fat Snook Cocoa Beach Florida Fat Snook Cocoa Beach Florida logo Runners up: Florida Fresh Grill and Crush Eleven

Broward County (2)

Kuro at Seminole Hard Rock Casino: hot Kuro Broward A Kuro Broward Save some of your gambling money for this culinary treasure.   Hardy Park Bistro2nd year award Hardy Park Bistro plateHardy Park Bistro

Calhoun County

Parramores Too Restaurant2nd year award Parramores Restaurant Too Blountstown Florida

Charlotte County

Peace River Seafood: Charlotte Peace River Seafood Charlotte Peace River Seafood A

Citrus County

Vintage on 5th2nd year award vintage on 5th Crystal River

Clay County

Just A Pinch Café & Catering: Clay County Clay County A

Collier County

Rumba Cuban Café2nd year award rumba cuban cafe rumba cuban cafe naples

Columbia County

Sal's Italian Deli: Sals Lake City Sals Lake City A  

DeSoto County

Magnolia Street Seafood and Grill: Desoto Margarets Main St Desoto Margarets on Main

Dixie County

Taste of Dixie Diner: Dixie Taste of Dixie Dixie Taste of Dixie A  

Duval County

Restaurant Orsay: hot Good Food Company JacksonvilleDuval Restaurant Orsay Runners up: Sbraga & Company and HOBNOB

Escambia County

Restaurant IRON2nd year award Restaurant Iron Pensacola Florida Restaurant Iron Pensacola Florida Chef McPhail

Flagler County

The Blue Heron Beachfront Bistro: Flagler County Blue Heron Flagler County Blue Heron A

Franklin County

The Owl Café Tap Room: hot Franklin Tap Room Owl Franklin Tap Room A Think oysters, duck fries, alligator sausage and tons of micro brew!

Gadsden County

Rutabaga Café: hot hot Glades dish Jackson Rutabaga Chattahoochee, FL is on the culinary map with this gem. Specials like quail, amber jack, basil shrimp and grits and more.

Gilchrist County

Cherry's Steak and Seafood: Collier Cherry's steak and seafood

Glades County

Sorry, nothing to recommend out here yet.

Gulf County

Indian Pass Raw Bar2nd year award Indian Pass Raw Bar Indian Pass Trading Post Port St Joe Nearby Provisions and Bin 4eleven are heating up.

Hamilton County

Crossroads Market and Grill2nd year award Crossroads market jasper florida pizza Crossroads market jasper florida

Hardee County

Giouvanni's Main Street Kitchen2nd year award Giovanni's Main Street Kitchen Wauchula Florida sandwich Giovanni's Main Street Kitchen Wauchula Florida

Hendry County

Jalapeno's Taqueria: Glades tortilla Glades Jalapeno The place has its own tortilla machine, legit Mexican hole in the wall.

Hernando County

Marker 48 Brewing: hot Hernando County Marker 48 In Hernando County you should drink your dinner at this great small town brewery!

Highlands County

Garden Café at McLane's Country Garden2nd year award Garden Cafe sebring florida Garden Cafe sebring florida sign Garden Café is still an oasis of flavor in Highlands County.

Hillsborough County (2)

Edison2nd year award hot Edison TampaEdison Tampa 1 Rooster & the Till2nd year award hot Rooster and TillRooster and Till chef Edison and Rooster & the Till remain tops 2 years running. For great casual lunch options try the quintessential Brocato's deviled crabs or Cuban counter service at La Teresita Cafeteria.  

Holmes County

Castaway Seafood2nd year award Castaway Seafood and Oyster Bar BonifayHolmes Castaway

Indian River County

The Tides2nd year award The Tides Vero Beach Florida The Tides Vero Beach Florida Chef

Jackson County

Spears' Café: Spears Cafe Jackson County Spears Cafe Jackson County A Great burgers and fried chicken in a county that desperately needs a few new local restaurants.

Jefferson County

Tupelo's Bakery and Café2nd year award Tupelo Bakery and Cafe FloridaJefferson County Tupelo's

Lafayette County

Tumbleweed's Smokehouse2nd year award tumbleweed smokehouse

Lake County

The Goblin Market Restaurant2nd year award Goblin Market Restaurant Mt Dora Florida Goblin Market Restaurant Mt Dora Florida outside

Lee County

Bruno's of Brooklyn: Lee County Bruno's Lee County Bruno's A  

Leon County

The Edison Restaurant: hothot Leon County The Edison A Leon County The Edison Finally, a modern foodie hot spot in the Florida capital of Tallahassee.

Levy County

Tony's Seafood Restaurant2nd year award Tony's Seafood Cedar Key Florida Tony's Seafood Cedar Key Florida outside

Liberty County

Apalachee Restaurant2nd year award Apalachee Restaurant Bristol Florida

Madison County

Rancho Grande2nd year award Rancho Grande Madison Florida

Manatee County

The Sandbar2nd year award The Sandbar Anna Maria Island soft shell crab The Sandbar Anna Maria Island

Marion County

The Blue Wagyu2nd year award hot The Blue Wagyu Ocala Florida The Blue Wagyu Ocala Florida wall decal

Martin County

District Table and Bar2nd year award Disrict Table Stuart Florida Disrict Table Stuart Florida salad

Miami-Dade County (4)

Yardbird Southern Table and Bar Yardbird Southern Table Florida food Yardbird Southern Table Florida Sugarcane Raw Bar Grill: Miami Sugarcane 2 Miami Sugarcane 1 Alter: Miami Alter 1 Miami Alter 2 The Cypress Room The Cypress Room Miami

Monroe County

Blue Heaven: Monroe Blue Heaven Monroe Blue Heaven a

Nassau County

Gilbert's Underground Kitchen: hothot gilberts 1 gilberts 3

Okaloosa County

One20 a Modern Bistro2nd year award One20 modern bistroOne20 The team behind One20 is opening a new restaurant in summer 2016 on Racetrack Rd in Ft Walton Beach: Spork Eatery  

Okeechobee County

Nutmeg's Café: Okeechobee Nutmeg's cafeOkeechobee Nutmeg's cafe A

Orange County (3)

Victoria and Albert's2nd year award Vctoria and Albert's chocholate OrlandoVctoria and Albert's chocholate Orlando inside Osprey Tavern: hot hot Orange County Osprey Tavern Orange County Osprey Tavern Bar Morimoto Asia: orange County Morimoto Disney Springs sushi Orange County Morimoto Asia Disney Springs Don't eat theme park food out of a window all week....plan ahead. Check out my friend http://tastychomps.com/for a more in depth dive into Orlando.

Osceola County

Savion's Place2nd year award Savion's Place Kissimmee Florida Savion's Place Kissimmee Florida Chef

Palm Beach County (3)

Grato: hot Palm Beach Grato Palm Beach Grato riccotta Buccan: Palm Beach Buccan palm beach buccan 2 Max's Harvest2nd year award Max's harvestMax's harvest 1  

Pasco County

Pearl in the Grove: Pasco County Pearl in the Grove Pasco County Pearl in the Grove A

Pinellas County (2)

FarmTable Kitchen: hot Pinellas FarmTable Kitchen Pinellas FarmTable Kitchen bar   Brick and Mortar: hot Pinellas Brick and Mortar Pinellas Brick and Mortar food  

Polk County

Nineteen 61: hot Polk County Nineteen 61 Polk County Nineteen 61 food

Putnam County

The Magnolia Cafe2nd year award The Magnolia Cafe Florida The Magnolia Cafe Florida outside

Santa Rosa County

The Slippery Mermaid2nd year award Slippery Mermaid Floirda Slippery Mermaid Floirda sushi

Sarasota County

Owen's Fish Camp: Sarasota County Owens Fish Camp A Sarasota County Owens Fish Camp This property is kind of a fun hot mess and we love it.

Seminole County

Hollerbach's Willow Tree Café2nd year award Hollerback Willow Tree Cafe

St. Johns County

The Ice Plant: hot St Johns Ice Plant st johns bar fl  

St. Lucie County

Fernando's Dockside Grill2nd year award Fernandos Dockside Grill Saint Lucie County Florida Fernandos Dockside Grill Saint Lucie County Florida A

Sumter County

Miz Kathi's Cotillion Southern Cafe2nd year award Cotillion Southern Cafe

Suwannee County

The Brown Lantern: Suwannee County Brown Lantern

Taylor County

Deal's Famous Oyster House2nd year award Deal's Famous Oyster House

Union County

Someone needs to give Union County/Lake Butler a place to eat besides Hardee's.

Volusia County

Chucherias Hondurenas Restaurant: Flagler inside Flagler food

Wakulla County

Hamaknockers BBQ2nd year award Hamaknockers BBQ Crawfordville Florida outsideWakulla County Hammaknockers

Walton County

Vintij2nd year award Vintij Restaurant Florida Vintij Restaurant Florida Wine Another great restaurant to consider in Walton County is Bijoux.

Washington County

French's Restaurant and Oyster Bar2nd year award French's Restaurant Caryville FloridaWashington County Frenchs Because, who doesn't love a country seafood buffet with deviled crab and snow crab legs?
  The criteria was: Taste, Experience, and Uniqueness.

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