It's no secret that the Florida foodie scene is incredibly diverse. From Cuban clubs to even Asian and Cajun flavors, we have a little bit of it all. That can make it incredibly difficult when choosing which are the best restaurants in Florida to chow down at.
Recently, Yelp released a comprehensive list of their 100 top places to get your grub on at across the U.S., and multiple locations in the Sunshine State made the cut — 9 to be exact.
On this list, you'll find a little bit of everything from brunch bites and sandwiches to Ethiopian eats, southern comfort foods, Carribean, German, Asian and more.
Without further adieu, here are the top 9 Florida restaurants you need to check out in 2020.
Cuisine: Italian fare including pasta, salad, soups, chicken, fish, and more.
Address: 264 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL
Why You Need To Go: Delicious Italian fare with hearty portions and beautiful presentation. It's a great little spot for a date night with your boo too.
Cuisine: Jamaican and Haitian Carribean fare, including jerk chicken, conch fritters, curry, lamb, and more.
Address: 225 S Krome Ave, Homestead, FL
Why You Need To Go: What better way to enjoy Carribean food than at a small, made to order shop? Flavorful and with fun presentation, each plate is a treat. They also make fresh juices in house!
Southern Charm Cafe
Cuisine: Breakfast, brunch, seafood and southern comfort foods.
Address: 8501 Astronaut Blvd, Port Canaveral Astronaut Blvd, Port Canaveral, FL
Why You Need To Go: Who doesn't love a good brunch spot, especially when they've got that Southern Comfort charm! Generous portions in a simple and cute little spot. Southern-fried chicken n waffles anyone?
Bulegreen Cafe Yard
Cuisine: Cafe fare, brunch, coffees, and teas.
Address: 3299 N Dixie Hwy, Oakland Park, FL
Why You Need To Go: Fresh, home-made style meals with heart. They have a gorgeous little outside dining area that will make you feel like you're enjoying your meal in the garden. Not to mention their foods are gorgeous as they are delicious, with generous portions.
Daybreak Pleasant Street
Cuisine: Breakfast and brunch.
Address: 308 NW 5 Ave, Gainesville, FL
Why You Need To Go: Mouthwatering breakfast and brunch bites that are well worth the trip to Gainseville. They're known to serve up some over the top breakfast pastries and french toast slathered in toppings.
Selam Ethiopian & Eritrean Cuisine
Cuisine: Ethiopian, vegan, and vegetarian.
Address: 5494 Central Florida Pkwy Orlando, FL
Why You Need To Go: Who knew you could travel to Ethiopia with your palate in Orlando? A cute little cultural spot that serves some MASSIVE plates of food. Time to try something new!
German Knoodle – St. Petersburg, FL
Cuisine: German fare including Schnitzel, sandwiches, sausage, salads, wines, and desserts.
Address: 951 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL
Why You Need To Go: Grub-worthy German goodies that will tantalize your tastebuds. Whether you enjoy a good sandwich or like things a little meatier, they've got your back. The restaurant is named after their sweet German Knodle dessert for a reason.
Cuisine: Slow-roasted charcoal chicken and Latin inspired sides.
Address: 6404 N 9th Ave, Pensacola, FL
Why You Need To Go: Ever had Peruvian chicken? Now you can. They slow-roast their birds over a charcoal fire, giving it a deep and robust flavor. Latin-inspired sides perfectly compliment each dish.
MAKS Asian Kitchen & Sushi
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi, and Asian-fusion dishes.
Address: 13650 Fiddlesticks Blvd. Suite 206 Fort Myers, FL
Why You Need To Go: Who doesn't love a good sushi spot? Get massive rolls, a literal tower of tuna, noodles, stir-fries, rice and more. They even have mochi ice cream and molten lava cakes available for dessert. Don't forget the sake!