Lunch Ideas - Florida Paddlers Rendezvous 2017


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Suggested places for lunch after Rendezvous paddle trips, with GPS Coordinates linked to Google Maps.

Juniper Creek

Pineapple Pams
18801-18999 SE 13th Ln
Silver Springs, FL 34488

GPS: 29.175595, -81.837443

Open: Fri (11 am - 8 pm) / Sat 7 am - 8 pm) / Sun (7 am - 6 pm)

Directions from Take Out (15.4 miles / approximately 16 minutes):

  • Left (South) on Fl 19
  • Right (West) on FL 40 for 12 miles to restaurant on left

Ocklawaha River (Gores to Eureka)

Gold Skillet Restaurant
13969 E. Hwy 316
Fort McCoy, FL 32134

GPS: 29.372020, -81.925168
Open 8 am - 8 pm (Fri & Sat) / 8 am - 3 pm (Sun)
1.5 miles / Approximately 8 minutes from take out

Directions from Take Out (1.5 miles / approximately 8 minutes):

  • Depart right (West) take out parking lot on NE 154th St
  • Left (South) on NE 152nd Court Rd
  • Right (SW) on NE 152nd Pl
  • Right (West) on E Hwy 316
  • Continue West on E Hwy 316 for 1.1 miles to restaurant

Ocklawaha River (Ray to Gores)

For Alternate Restaurant refer to Silver River restaurant

Bob Evans
4985 E. Silver Springs Blvd
Ocala, FL 34470

GPS: 29.211722, -82.065289
Open:  7 am - 9 pm

Directions from Take Out:

  • Depart Gores Landing West on NE 98th St
  • Right (North) on Gores Landing Park Rd
  • Left (West) on NE 105th St
  • Left (South) on NE Hwy 315
  • Right (West) on FL 40
  • Continue on FL40 past Silver Springs State Park for 3.2 miles
  • Restaurant on right

Rainbow River

Blue Gator Tiki Bar & Restaurant
12189 S. Williams St
Dunnellon, FL 34432

GPS: 29.045914, -82.463948
Open: 11 am - 12 am
Located on Withlacoochee River south side of US 41 across from Dunnellon City boat ramp take out.

Directions from Take Out:

  • Recommend leaving vehicle at take out parking and walking across US 41 to restaurant

Silver River

Jan & Al Country Kitchen
2774 NE 102nd Ave. Rd
Silver Springs, FL 34488

GPS: 29.214392, -81.981388

Open: Fr (7 am - 7 pm) Sat (7 am - 2 pm) Sun (7 am - 2 pm)

Directions from Take Out (1.1 miles / approximately 3 minutes):

  • Depart Ray Wayside Park
  • Right (East on Fl 40 for 1 mile to restaurant on left