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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Natural Feature
“If you want a great idea for a day trip, this is it! Mermaid show, swimming, kayaking, and more!”
  • 53 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“This is a great place for families and kids of all ages. We love the Mermaid show and water park.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Park
“This park is about 5 blocks from Water’s Edge. It’s a quiet family beach with playground, cafe, shelters and grills. Very clean ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Great atmosphere. Great food and drinks. Great staff. Awesome view. Seafood dip is delicious 😋 ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Bar overlooks the brackish waters with dozens of turtles and alligator to feed. Food is amazing, beyond expectations! Everything is great. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Nature
“Great place to look for manatees and to stop for a swim or bring your lunch. If you want to wait to eat, there is the Upper Deck Restaurant at the end of your trip as well as a small beach known as Rogers Park.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Every Monday - Antique flea market, vendors from around the country, food, fresh produce and multiple other vendors.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Diner
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“This small, casual restaurant is a dream foodies place! Everything is homemade and so delish!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Good Italian food. Not too many tables available. You may want to make reservations on the weekends. I enjoy every meal. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“This is one of the most popular spots in Brooksville. They serve breakfast and lunch. The lunch selections include hamburgers, seafood, salads and more. They also have a great beer selection. Stop by their Tap Room, located right next door for a great selection of Florida brews. Don't be intimidated if you see a line waiting to get in, it is worth the wait. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Favorite place for locals as well. Recommended to many guests with great reviews.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Park
“Roger’s Park has a beach area with clear spring water for the kids to play in. There are picnic tables and a playground. Upper Deck restaurant is across the water. Parking is $5 for the entire day. Enjoy the beach and have a picnic or walk across the bridge and have lunch at Upper Deck.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Store
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“This is a true Family Style Italian Restaurant. I really love their lasagna here. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Forest
“The beautiful river, with many restaurants for seafood along the way. Rent a kayak, have fun!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Park
“Awesome hiking trail and a great place to have a picnic! Lot's of history here. Support our national park system and have a great day! ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Brewery
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  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Seafood Restaurant
“Great atmosphere. Great food and drinks. Great staff. Awesome view. Seafood dip is delicious 😋 ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Steakhouse
“Bar overlooks the brackish waters with dozens of turtles and alligator to feed. Food is amazing, beyond expectations! Everything is great. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Diner
“This small, casual restaurant is a dream foodies place! Everything is homemade and so delish!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Good Italian food. Not too many tables available. You may want to make reservations on the weekends. I enjoy every meal. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
“This is one of the most popular spots in Brooksville. They serve breakfast and lunch. The lunch selections include hamburgers, seafood, salads and more. They also have a great beer selection. Stop by their Tap Room, located right next door for a great selection of Florida brews. Don't be intimidated if you see a line waiting to get in, it is worth the wait. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Favorite place for locals as well. Recommended to many guests with great reviews.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Spanish Restaurant
“Many people recommend this restaurant, locals and visitors alike. Reservations are required.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Nightclub
“Reservations suggested on Friday evenings. Casual seafood eatery with a beach vibe. Live music nights and tropical drinks.”
  • 8 locals recommend

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