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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Bar
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“Reservations usually need be made ahead of time. Staff in after 4pm - serves dinner only. Delicious full dinner choices or smaller tapas menu. Reasonable prices. Awesome bartenders and cocktails made with care. You can sit at the bar as a walk-in. View by day of the river and the bridge. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
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“It’s off the beaten path but a fun place to visit that the locals go to to wet their whistle. My wife loves the finger steaks. Pool tables and bar games. Jerry’s has been hydrating the Florence area for many a year. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
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“Another great breakfast spot vs lunch. Imaginative french toasts and crepes. Beach view and easy access for walks after eating.”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“One of our favorite local eateries in Old Town Florence. Great menu variety including seafood, Italian, homemade pizza. Our favorite dish is the Crab Encrusted Halibut. Also get the Crusty Bread with Pesto as an appetizer. Menu pricing is moderate and a good value. 1285 Restobar has a Fun eclectic vibe with a full bar. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“A really great choice for lunch or dinner. Great environment, full bar, TVs if your looking to keep an eye on your favorite team while visiting. Fish & chips, seafood, steak, salads and vegan options. Relaxed atmosphere but still cloth napkins. The piano man may be playing during dinner hours. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
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  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
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“A Florence must visit. Great food, historic bar, a local favorite place to hang. Pool, darts, TVs. Everyone who has been to Florence knows the Beachcomber. Great burgers! Plan on using a lot of napkins!”
  • 2 locals recommend
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“Breakfast feasting founded by frivolous frittatas... Not sure if they actually have frittatas, but regardless it's a lot of yumm and quite popular. Plan for a worthwile wait during weekends and peak times. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“Great food, local craft beer and specialty cocktails. Rotating menu, some wild crafted food and local produce. Substantial portions. Accommodating to families. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“Good Mexican family tavern. Porch on the river with tables. Good food includes American fare. Fun local town hang, mixed in age, in the evenings for food, drink, dancing to rhythm blues, rock music. Located in old town Florence.”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“We came for the potstickers and return over and over for everything else. Great food, friendly staff, heaping portions. Leftovers so you can stare out the window and not have to cook.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Our FAVORITE Mexican restaurant in Florence. Just a hole in the wall but the food is really good. Great family service! You will hear “ how are you my friends and thank you my friends “ on your way out, and they mean it. Great fresh chips and salsa.”
  • 1 local recommends
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  • 2 locals recommend
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“You can still drive up & have your burger, fries & shake brought to your car in Florence. Great place for a quick meal before heading to one of the areas many attractions.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
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“This place has been around for 70 plus years with little change. Solid breakfast & lunch food with no flair haha. The majority of diners are local contractors on the way to work. Large portions at a reasonable price. The local gossip mill happens here. ”
  • 1 local recommends
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  • 1 local recommends