CAFE HONEYMOON 1 Causeway Blvd., Dunedin, 727-736-2132
Located inside Honeymoon Island State Park, this casual eatery features casual style beach fare including fish and chips, burgers and smoothies. Enjoy the gorgeous sunset views with a cold beer in hand on their patio deck.
CAPPUCCINOS BAKERY CAFE 733 Broadway, Dunedin, 738-8009
Wine, baked goods and sandwiches in a coffee shop setting.
CASA TINA 369 Main St., Dunedin, 734-9226 or casatinas.com
Most folks think of Casa Tina as the anchor for downtown Dunedin, thanks to its interesting and authentic Mexican cuisine and lively atmosphere. It helps that the owners also have two other restaurants within a few blocks.
COUNTRY BOY 1353 Main St., Dunedin, 734-9108 or countryboyrestaurant.com
Grits and flapjacks for breakfast, roast beef sandwiches covered in gravy at lunch, then moussaka and spanakopita at dinner makes you wonder what country this boy is from. I want to go to there.
COVERED BRIDGE 2070 Bayshore Blvd., Dunedin, 734-0808 or thecoveredbridgerestaurant.com
Classic diner fare in a casual setting.
DELCOS ORIGINAL STEAKS AND HOAGIES 1737 Main St., Dunedin, 738-4700
Formerly La Spadas, Delco serves traditional Philly cheesesteaks on Amoroso rolls shipped in from the homeland. Cheese Whiz anyone?
DUNEDIN BREWERY 937 Douglas Ave., Dunedin, 736-0606 or dunedinbrewery.com
The food that comes from the Dunedin Brewerys kitchen may be simple, but it goes well with the reason youre really there.
DUNEDIN DONUTS 1461 Main St., Dunedin, 727-210-1678
Giving the local Dunkin' a run for their money. Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
DUNEDIN HOUSE OF BEER 927 A Broadway St., Dunedin, 727-216-6318, dunedinhob.com
With forty taps of craft and import brews and plenty of bottles to choose from, Dunedin House of beers can please the pickiest beer snob. Be sure to stop here on your next Dunedin pub crawl.
EDDIES BAR & GRILL 1283 Bayshore Blvd., Dunedin, 734-2300 or eddiesbarandgrill.com
Eddies serves the usual bar food, along with a unique creation referred to only as sammiches. Sounds interesting.
ELI'S BAR-B-QUE 360 Skinner Blvd., Dunedin, 727-738-4856
This little shack next to the Pinellas Trail has made quite a name for itself in the area with its mouthwatering, Georgia-style 'cue. Even with their limited schedule, being open only on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., they never fail to attract the crowds.
FLANAGANS IRISH PUB 465 Main St., Dunedin, 736-4994 or flanagansirishpub.net
Flanagans, like most Irish pubs in the US, serves typical American bar food accented with a smattering of bangers, pies, and dishes infused with Guinness. But the best reason to go is to see Irish balladeer Noel Cooney who provides the live entertainment most weekend nights. What's even more entertaining is to watch him down a Guinness in one gulp.
IRISS GRILL 234 Douglas Ave., Dunedin, 734-0779 or irisfamilyrestaurant.com
Home cooking a step above a diner meal, with big servings of food that will stick to your ribs.
IVORY MANDARIN BISTRO 2192 Main St., Dunedin, 734-3998 or ivorybistro.com
Ask for the Chinese menu at Ivory and youll do alright at Ivory, otherwise you find Americanized Chinese dishes prepared a little more elegantly than that at your neighborhood takeout joint.
JOLLI MONS GRILL 941 Huntley Ave., Dunedin, 735-0498 or jollimonsgrill.com
Seafood and kitsch served in equal measure, focused on both Florribbean flavors and vibes.
KABOB HOUSE 1425 Main St., Dunedin, 474-3746 or kabobhouse-dunedin.com
Theres the delicately seasoned and spiced grilled meat that youd expect, along with a greatest hits of Middle Eastern cuisine featuring hummus, tabbouleh and falafel. Order whatever you want, but make sure to get it rolled in the restaurants tasty flatbread.
KELLYS, FOR JUST ABOUT
ANYTHING 319 Main St., Dunedin, 736-5284 or kellyschicaboom.com
Really, the name is just about right. Whether youre looking for damn fine bar food, more elegant cuisine, a draft beer or a capable martini, Kellys wont only deliver it to your table, theyll find a room for you to sit in that matches your personal proclivities.
LOVENS PIZZA & HOMEMADE DELI 2194 Main St., Dunedin, 734-8400 or lovenpizza.com
Chicago-style thick-crust pizza made for and by cheese-lovers.
THE LIVING ROOM 680 Main St., Dunedin, 736-5202 or thelivingroomonmain.com
Elegant and modern applies to both the atmosphere and the cuisine at this interesting spot outside downtown Dunedin. The menu features mostly small plates of food with influences that range from Africa to Thailand.
MARGUERITE'S CAFE 405 Plaza Dr., Dunedin, 727-734-7040
Offering three meals a day (plus catering), a creative menu and one of the best veggie burgers in the Bay area.
MIKE & LISAS CRICKETERS PUB 2634 Bayshore Blvd., Dunedin, 736-1322
Remember what I wrote about Flanagans up top? Same here, but with less green and less Guinness.
PAN Y VINO 369 Main St., Dunedin, 734-7700 or panyvino.com
Formerly a wine bar with a small selection of tapas-style dishes, Pan Y Vino is now a full-scale brick-oven pizzeria, although the wine is still around.
SAMS FRESH SEAFOOD 900 Broadway, Dunedin, 736-1179
Fresh seafood, simply prepared in a down home setting.
SANDBAR GRILL 2602 Bayshore Blvd., Dunedin, 734-1962
Cold beer and diner cuisine on the causeway.
SEA SEA RIDERS 221 Main St., Dunedin, 734-1445
Sea Sea serves seafood by the seashore, along with steaks and some creative entrees.
SIX TABLES 1153 Main St., Dunedin, 736-8821
Six tables and six courses of classic fine dining cuisine.
SPOTOS STEAK JOINT 1280 Main St., Dunedin, 734-0008 or spotossteakjoint2.com
Spotos has an old-fashioned vibe that suits the restaurants classic steakhouse cuisine to a T.
STRACHANS HOMEMADE ICE CREAM & DESSERTS 310 Main St., Dunedin, 733-3603 or strachansdesserts.com
Locals love this cool shop that serves smoothies, cakes and of course lots of homemade ice cream.
TOM YUM THAI & SUSHI RESTAURANT 104 Patricia Ave., Dunedin, 953-9898 or tomyumthaiandsushi.com
Two cultures, one restaurant. Well, one culture and a bunch of sushi.
UMBERTOS OF LONG ISLAND 150 Patricia Ave., Dunedin, 736-3138 or umbertosoflongisland.com
Although the bulk of the menu is devoted to heros, pizza and calzones, Umbertos also serves a wide variety of more specialized Italian-American entrees.
WALTS SEASONAL CUISINE 1140 Main St., Dunedin, 733-1909 or waltscuisine.com
The menu at Walts changes with the seasons and what produce is available, but it always features interesting and occasionally innovative cuisine that is easily some of the best available in Dunedin.