I-4 Gourmet

Dined at a great restaurant on your way across I-4 lately? Maybe you’ve grabbed a bite at a nice little diner. We would love to hear about it! This forum is dedicated to all those road warriors who have found or are looking for that perfect stop along Florida’s east-west main street… I-4!

Restaurants Open Christmas Day 2016
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Not all of us will be home for Christmas, or comfortably seated with friends and family for a Christmas feast… some of us will be on the road. I-4 travelers looking for a holiday meal can find it quite difficult. You’re tired and hungry so you jump of an exit only to find that every … Continue reading Restaurants Open Christmas Day 2016
Restaurant Discounts for I-4 Road Warriors
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Here’s a new website  for those of us looking to save some money on meals for our next trip down I-4.  511Coupons.com points you to coupons, special deals and discounts for restaurants throughout the United States. Fast food, fast casual, casual, family style, ethnic and fine dining restaurants are all represented on this website. You’ll find … Continue reading Restaurant Discounts for I-4 Road Warriors
Peach Valley Cafe – Heathrow, FL
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Peach Valley Cafe is a small chain of Central Florida restaurants (6 locations). This one is located Heathrow, in a strip mall just off Interstate 4 (exit 98). This is a great place for breakfast or lunch. The breakfast menu is substantial, with something for just about everyone. They offer traditional breakfasts like French toast, … Continue reading Peach Valley Cafe – Heathrow, FL
Genuine Bistro and Lounge – DeBary, Florida
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My wife and tried Genuine Bistro and Lounge the other night and enjoyed it. It was a beautiful evening so we decided to sit on the patio which is out front near the highway. It was a little noisy but the place was packed so traffic noise was not an issue. The atmosphere was fun … Continue reading Genuine Bistro and Lounge – DeBary, Florida
Danny’s All American Diner – Tampa, FL
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Don’t let the location or appearance fool you, it’s a small old-fashioned snack bar. Outdoor seating, covered with umbrellas, and a walk-up window. The staff is friendly, ordering was a quick and they brought our food right to our table. The food was excellent. I had a wonderful Cuban sandwich and my wife had an … Continue reading Danny’s All American Diner – Tampa, FL
Gene’s Steak House – Daytona Beach, FL
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We were a little hesitant when we pulled into the restaurant parking lot. Gene’s Steak House didn’t look like much on the outside. But we were pleasantly surprised with what we found on the inside. This was a great little steak house. It’s a little off the beaten path but it is well worth it. … Continue reading Gene’s Steak House – Daytona Beach, FL
Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen – Various Locations Along I-4
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We live up in the Northeast where Popeye’s are few and far between… so when we’re down south Popeye’s is a must stop. There are Popeye’s all along Interstate 4 and we’ve probably stopped at most of them in our twenty plus years traveling between New England and Florida. Great spicy chicken and sides. I … Continue reading Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen – Various Locations Along I-4
Country Chicken and Fish – Lakeland, Florida
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Every time we stop here we are amazed! We love just about everything on the menu. The people are great and the food is absolutely delicious… and the portions are generous, Even the “small” sandwiches are large.  The corn meal fish here is the best I have ever tasted. The chicken livers are excellent too. It’s … Continue reading Country Chicken and Fish – Lakeland, Florida
Hoagie Heaven – Tampa, Florida
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Great subs and salads. Hoagie Heaven is a little tough to find… Head eastbound on I-4 and get off at exit 7 (US 92 East) about a mile. They have the best pizza in the Tampa area. Quality ingredients. Awesome sauce and the crust is excellent. You can’t go wrong. Choose anything on the menu, … Continue reading Hoagie Heaven – Tampa, Florida
Goodfellas Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant – DeBary, Florida
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Friendly service and great pizza! What more could you ask for. The prices are not too bad either. We’re from Orlando and stop here often on our way to the beach. They’ve got some other great meals on the menu too. We especially like the Calamari Marinara and the Deluxe Calzone. Their subs are also … Continue reading Goodfellas Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant – DeBary, Florida