Restaurants & Dining in Ocala

A delicious bowl of fresh foods.

YUM YUM Kitchen | 352.425.0108

The Best Kept Secret in Horse Country, Located off 27 near HITS. Fresh, great food to go during breakfast and lunch hours. Call in and take your freshly-prepared food to go, or dine under oak trees at one of the picnic tables. Hot sandwiches and wraps, burritos, rice bowls, homemade baked goods, vegetarian and vegan options, and much more. Sharing is always allowed! Cash only.

Escargots in herb butter.

La Cuisine French Restaurant | 352.433.2570

Located at the heart of Ocala’s vibrant historic downtown, La Cuisine’s award-winning menu and dedicated service in a unique French-Bistro atmosphere will be sure to delight and inspire. In line with the French traditional way of cooking, every dish is made from carefully selected high quality fresh products and ingredients, prepared in-house and cooked to perfection with a modern twist. Whether a romantic date, business lunch, or brunch with the family, La Cuisine is worth taking your time to enjoy.

A foamy latte with decorative frothed milk.

Chelsea Coffee   |  352.351.5282

Chelsea Coffee Company, Independent and proud of it! Serving Organic & Fair Traded coffee & tea to their friends in Ocala, they serve breakfast sandwiches, lunch sandwiches, soup and pastries along with coffees and teas. Take your order to go, or enjoy it sitting in the calming atmosphere of Chelsea’s cafe setting.

A bacon wrapped filet .

Ivy on the Square | 352.622.5550

While dining at the new Ivy on the Square, expect to be greeted by a friendly smile right at the front door. Once seated, you’ll find that their casual atmosphere provides a relaxing dining experience for all. Good, wholesome, homemade southern favorites made with love, care, and quality in mind.

A hearty cheese plate.

Stella’s Modern Pantry | 352.622.3663

Located on the downtown Ocala square on Broadway. Gastronomical artisans who care about local farmers, ranchers, fishers, animal welfare, the joy of a shared meal, preserving food culture, and protecting the environment and avoiding GMOs. Enjoy sandwiches, flatbreads, cheese plates, and various wines all in the comfort of Ocala.

A succulent carpaccio salad.

The Blue Wagyu | 352.622.9977

At The Blue Wagyu, they believe that eating healthy doesn’t have to be a choice between taste and wholesomeness. Their Wagyu beef – from the same breed that produces Japan’s famed Kobe beef – is renowned for its intense marbling, which gives it unsurpassed flavor and tenderness. Stop in today & try their delicious burgers, salads, pizzas, and fries, all while in Ocala.

A heaping helping of tacos with all the sides.

Mojo’s Grill & Catering Co. | 352.369.6656

The first thing you will notice when you walk into the Mojo Grill is the Southern-style hospitality and atmosphere, as well as all the good food cooking on the grill. With the sweet sounds of the Blues in the air and the decor straight from a Mississippi delta eatery, you’ll be able to enjoy anything from a fresh Cuban Sandwich, Empanadas, Boiled Peanuts, and amazing burgers, all in one place.

An assortment of sushi.

Tony’s Sushi | 352.237.3151

Tony’s Sushi has a variety of choices for every type of food connoisseur. The freshest fish in town for the adventurous and many creative rolls. Their sushi chefs can make your rolls raw, cooked or both, and can create any kind of sushi rolls your taste buds craves. Not into sushi? Large Hibachi grills are great entertainment for the whole family as you watch the chefs cook your meal right in front of you.

A large plate of spaghetti

Roma Italian Restaurant | 352.368.7662

Craving a home cooked Italian meal without the hassle? Look no further than Roma Italian Restaurant. A true Ocala gem, Roma’s serves up classic Italian cuisine with amazing flavor. From pasta meals, pizza, or our personal favorite, a fresh cannoli, Roma’s is the perfect place to satisfy your hunger.

French onion soup with melted cheese on top.

Braised Onion | 352.620.9255

Experience “Comfort food with Attitude” in a fun, warm, and colorful atmosphere. Open for lunch and dinner, the Braised Onion offers menu options guaranteed to make your taste buds explode with happiness. Happy is hour is Tuesday through Friday from 4-7 PM. This restaurant also boasts Winner of Culinary Combat and Taste of Ocala for two years.

Prime rib with roasted asparagus

Mark’s Prime Steakhouse | 352.402.0097

Looking for a more intimate location to take certain special someone? Take a trip down to Mark’s Prime Steakhouse! Mark’s Prime Steakhouse has a goal to create a unique dining experience that will both please the palate and soothe the soul. They serve the finest beef, the freshest seafood, premium wines and natural, fresh vegetables.

A cajun shrimp dish with tiny tomatoes

Harry’s Seafood Bar & Grille | 352.840.0900

Craving traditional Louisiana flavors? Head down to Harry’s Seafood Bar & Grille for a blend of Cajun, Creole and Southern flavors infused with a current day twist to create some tried and true classic southern dishes. A great selection of Seafood, Chicken, Beef, Pork along with Burgers, Po Boys, Salads and much more; Harry’s menu is sure to have something for everyone.

Sweet and sour chicken with broccoli

Yummy House Ocala | 352.237.6788

Looking for Authentic Chinese cuisine? Look no further, Yummy House Ocala is what you’ve been waiting for. With a friendly wait staff, award winning menu, and a vibrant ambience, Yummy House Ocala has all the flavors to soothe your pickiest craving. Whether on a date night or catching a quick lunch with friends, Yummy House is a great place for all age-groups to enjoy.

A fresh garden salad

The Crazy Cucumber | 352.390.6969

At The Crazy Cucumber, it will only take you one taste to know what crazy & healthy meal choices really are; from Paleo, Vegetarian to gluten-free options and even the burger for the die-hard red meat fan, they’ll have an option for you! Whether you’re looking for somewhere for a first date or a place to unwind during your lunch break, The Crazy Cucumber is always a great option.

A big platter of steak and fries

Horse & Hound Restaurant & Pub | 352.620.2500

Whether you’re looking for a quick place for lunch on your lunch break or a long relaxing dinner enjoying great food and service, you’ve found the right place. Horse and Hound Restaurant is a casual dining, family-owned and operated restaurant featuring award winning Prime Rib, Fish and Chips, Sheppard’s Pie; Pecan crusted Chicken or Fish and a large variety of everything in between.

A gourmet flatbread pizza

Salted Brick | 352.509.5183

Looking for a farm-fresh, locally sourced dining experience? Look no further. Located within Trilogy ® at Ocala Preserve, Salted Brick serves up regional favorites alongside American classics. Whether you’re looking to have brunch with the family, or a romantic night out, Salted Brick is the perfect option with a warm, elegant atmosphere and impeccable service.