Good Eats: Dining in Dade City

If you’re keen on a new custom Florida home in Pasco County, where ICI Homes is building in multiple communities, but curious about future local dining options in Dade City, be curious no more!

Dade City DiningWe’re here with a yummy cheat sheet that should keep you and yours very well-fed. Plus, exploring these eateries is a great way to explore a potential new town and its myriad offerings.

Located in the northern part of the Tampa Bay region, Pasco County’s gentle hills, forest-and-pond-studded landscapes, and wide-open spaces make it an inviting new residential destination. The pace is a bit slower, but hardly isolated.

Tampa metro’s activities and resources — not to mention beautiful Gulf of Mexico beaches — are only a short drive away. And Pasco County’s historic county seat of Dade City is a fun, picturesque town to explore and enjoy.

For all those potential ICI Homes customers intrigued by our Pasco County communities and foodie options, here’s a survey of Dade City dining — and, where to find us.

ICI Homes in Pasco County

Known as Florida’s Custom Home Builder, we’ve built all over the Sunshine State for more than 40 years. We’re active throughout our Tampa division, where we’re preferred builders in top-selling master-planned communities all over the region.

In Pasco County, you’ll find us in numerous locations, including Connerton and Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club near Dade City. And we’re especially excited about our master-planned community of West Hill Estates, coming soon to Dade City. Stay tuned for the details!

Dade City

Founded in the 1880s, Dade City’s historic vibes and small-town feel are a big draw for potential ICI Homes customers and new residents eager to experience a more pastoral Florida lifestyle.

You’ll find fun shops, eateries and services along Dade City’s downtown, all anchored by architectural gems such as the historic train depot and Pasco County courthouse. Dade City is easy to find from anywhere ICI Homes builds here, and it’s a natural retail and business hub for Tampa Bay’s booming north region.

But, when it’s time for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Dade City’s also quite on-point.

Build your dining game plan

Dade City’s dining scene offers something for almost every taste. From takeout, to sit-down dining, there are multiple tasty options, usually with talented local residents and cooks in the kitchens.

Good Eats: Dining in Dade City - Green Door on 8th
Green Door on 8th – 14148 8th Street, Dade City, Florida 33525

An added bonus is the longevity and community connectedness you’ll find in Dade City’s restaurants. Many locations have grown with the town, while others are adding new dishes and exciting perspectives to the area’s dining scene.

Although hardly comprehensive, here’s sampling of what you’ll find:

For traditional southern cuisine (and hospitality), try Steph’s Southern Soul Restaurant and Florida Cracker Lunch on Limoges. The latter also serves breakfast.

For hearty breakfasts and lunches (and handy takeout), try Black Eyed Pea.

For innovative, eclectic dining, try Kafe Kokopelli and Green Door on 8th.

For that classic steakhouse experience, try The Citrus Room.

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