Cruising along Highway 27 can stir up an appetite with the sight of restaurants along the way. But dive into the heart of Sebring and its neighboring cities of Avon Park and Lake Placid to discover more than what meets the eye from the bustling road.

From Mexican to Italian, and coming full circle to classic American, you can indulge in your favorite cuisine. Looking for fresh fare? Dive into fresh Florida seafood, caught and plated to please. With flavors sure to satisfy every taste and palate, get the full experience of Sebring’s best eats off the beaten path.

Island View

Island View Restaurant Salmon in Sebring, FLThis picturesque lakefront restaurant and pub doubles as a venue for everything from weddings and banquets to birthdays and more. It pairs beautiful views and elegant ambiance with a taste of American classics.

Reserve your Friday night supper at Island View for their celebrated prime rib special or go for a mango salmon filet from the sunset dinner menu, which includes your choice of entrée, alongside a glass of house wine, draft beer or soda, starting at just $12. Visit their website for current offers and hours.

Faded Bistro and Beer Garden

Faded Bistro and Beer Garden in Sebring, FLLocals and visitors from all around stop by Faded Bistro and Beer Garden for the charming, flower-filled gardens and beer gnomes that surround the outdoor seating.

This cozy, refined café in Sebring offers mouthwatering lunch cuisines from flatbreads to quiche and Black Angus burgers.

Choose to dine after sunset and watch the warm glow of stringed-lanterns settle in while you groove to live music, sip a drink and feast on a dinner selection ranging from tapas, fresh seafood and signature entrees.

Don Jose Mexican Restaurant

Don Jose Mexican Restaurant in Sebring, FLSlip away to Don Jose for a Mexico-inspired dining experience, located on Lake Jackson. The vibrant atmosphere and smell of savory dishes will be enough to spark your appetite for Mexican cuisine.

Come in and enjoy your favorite sports game at the bar or grab a table for some bonding time with loved ones. Don Jose is a family-owned restaurant that serves Mexican food favorites like enchiladas, tacos, fajitas and of course, margaritas.


Jaxson's Hookiemelt in Lake Placid, FLNo visit to Lake Placid is complete without a visit to Jaxson’s, home of the
Hookiemelt—a signature chicken tender appetizer topped with hot sauce, cheeses, onion and sour cream. This one-of-a-kind shareable dish, along with other zesty entrees, will leave your flavor palate in a frenzy.

Rated the number one restaurant in Lake Placid on Trip Advisor, Jaxson’s has become a lakeside favorite that brings fresh ingredients from the farm to your table.

Morty & Edna’s Craft Kitchen

When you eat at Morty & Edna’s you’re eating fresh, from scratch made in house food that is made with love and will leave you feeling as if you’re being hugged from the inside.

Serving breakfast and lunch, as well as coffees and sweets, everything served is made fresh daily by hand. With a seasonal menu, this wholesome eatery aims to ensure everyone can find something on the menu they enjoy without sacrificing quality of flavor. Don’t forget to peruse the neighboring boutique, The Blueberry Patch and fulfill your shopping cravings as you await your seating.

18 East

18 East in Avon Park, FLNamed after its location on 18 East Main Street, this restaurant and bar resides in the historic section of downtown Avon Park.

Sit back and savor a drink while tuning into live beats of every genre from country, jazz, blues, rock and more.

Live music paired with a traditional American food selection makes 18 East a great place for an enjoyable night out on the town.

Maryland Fried Chicken

Maryland Fried Chicken in Avon Park, FLA taste of Maryland in the heart of Florida, where the finger-licking fried chicken is always known to be delicious, but never greasy. Located on Avon Park’s Main Street, Maryland Fried Chicken is your go-to for all your comfort food needs.

Dee’s Place

Dee’s Place has brought good food with good vibes for over 20 years in the Sebring area. This family-owned diner not only brings passion to food, but also to music. From monthly gospel dinner concerts to the year-round tunes of contemporary Christian bands, you’re sure to enjoy more than just the homestyle flavors of fried chicken and country fried steak at this popular lunch spot.

A world-class racetrack, a wealth of nature activities and a touch of charm will fill your heart with the areas’ specialties. But when it comes to dining, you’ll explore Sebring and its neighboring cities in a new light. Are you ready to enliven your taste buds during your visit to Sebring?