Winter Haven has its fair share of fantastic places to eat. There are many top-rated restaurants in town, and since the tourist crowd usually includes groups with children, family style is very popular. However, keep in mind that Winter Haven is just a few miles from Orlando and a few more from Tampa, so anything you have a craving for can be found in the surrounding areas.
Florida is a very diverse culture. From gourmet foods to any nationality you enjoy, you will find the perfect restaurant in Winter Haven. We will feature a few favorites.
Manny’s Original Chop House
Manny’s Original Chop House is a local favorite for great steaks, grilled to perfection. They hand-cut their steaks every day. There are daily specials and separate menus for the kids in the group. Manny’s prides themselves on good food, perfectly cooked, at an affordable price. The atmosphere is friendly and casual, and the service is impeccable.
Harry’s Old Place
Harry’s Old Place is known for their fresh seafood. They also serve whole lobster, steaks, chicken, and pasta. Harry’s feels like your neighborhood hangout. Whether you drop in with friends and enjoy one of their many appetizers on the menu with a cold beer, or come for a full meal, you will always feel right at home. They strive to give the best service and live up to their reputation. They provide a special children’s menu, and gluten-free options are available as well.
Dora’s Pizza(Haines City)
Are you looking for a nice place to sit down and enjoy a handmade pizza, savory pasta dish, or tasty sandwich? Then Dora’s Pizza is just the place for you. Laid back and fun, you will find some of the best Italian food here. The restaurant is immaculate, and the service is exceptional. This restaurant continually rates above the 4-star level.
Are you in the mood for some delicious Asian dishes? Saigon Garden is a local favorite which serves authentic Vietnamese food. They have an impressive menu, and the food is expertly prepared. This is an upper-class casual experience and children are welcome. Enjoy an appetizer, but leave room for your entree. The serving sizes are remarkable, and many of the dishes can easily be shared family style. Saigon Garden is moderately priced and rates 4.5 stars according to their reviews. You will not find better Vietnamese food anywhere.
The Krazy Greek
If you love Greek or Mediterranean food, this restaurant has a table waiting for you. The service is very highly rated, and the food is authentic and appetizing. Perhaps the best part is, the prices are exceptionally low for this delicious food. Vegetarian choices are available, so bring the whole gang. Casual, family dining is the atmosphere of The Krazy Greek.
There are many fine restaurants in the Winter Haven area. We wish we had room to list them all. Do your research or ask the locals. You are sure to find your favorite in Winter Haven or very close by.