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The Everglades Shopping

Robert Is Here

  • 19200 S.W. 344th St. Map It
  • Florida City
  • Food/Candy

Updated 05/09/2014

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Want take-home gifts? This remarkable fruit stand sells more than 100 types of jams, jellies, honeys, and salad dressings along with its vegetables, juices, fresh-fruit milk shakes (try the key lime), and some 30 kinds of tropical fruits, including (in season) carambola, lychee, egg fruit, monstera, sapodilla, dragonfruit, genipa, sugar apple, and tamarind. Back in 1960, the stand got started when seven-year-old Robert sat at this spot hawking his father's bumper cucumber

crop. Now Robert (still on the scene daily with his wife and kids), ships nationwide and donates seconds to needy area families. An assortment of animals out back—goats to iguanas and emus, along with a splash pool—creates entertainment value for kids. Picnic tables, benches, and a waterfall with a koi pond add serenity. On the way to Everglades National Park, Robert opens at 8 am, operating until at least 7, and shutting down from Labor Day until November.

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Address:

19200 S.W. 344th St., Florida City, Florida, 33034, United States

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Phone:

305-246–1592

Updated 05/09/2014

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