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Pearl in the Grove

  • 31916 St. Joe Rd. Map It
  • Dade City
  • American

Published 09/17/2015

Fodor's Review

For those who need a break from the urban sprawl—or who may be just in search of a decent early dinner after a Giraffe Ranch excursion—this farm-to-table eatery in distant Dade City will hit the spot. In an old one-story farmhouse in the middle of a kumquat grove, it's a low-key escape for the most cultured of Tampa Bay residents (though casual dress is fine here). Popular dishes include, as one might expect, fried green tomatoes, shrimp creole, honey-chili-glazed quail, and rabbit confit, but keep in mind that the menu is ever-changing with the seasons. The beer menu features local brews, and the wine list is extensive.

Restaurant Information


31916 St. Joe Rd., Dade City, Florida, 33525, United States

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Restaurant Details:

  • Closed Sun. and Mon.
  • Reservations essential

Published 09/17/2015


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