Across from the courthouse there is a red building that is home to the Little Lady Cafe. The Little Lady Cafe is located off of South Brooksville Avenue across the street from the old police station/fire station. Little Lady Cafe is an American traditional restaurant. The staff is very friendly and happily greet you when you walk in the door.
Established in 2014, the owners come from a restaurant family - their relative runs the Howie’s Family Restaurant in Bushnell.
Becky Jack’s Food Shack is a restaurant that is often mentioned by locals as a place you must try. It is on Cortez Boulevard past Weeki Wachee Springs State Park on the way to Bayport.
The restaurant is on the south side of the road and is easily spotted because of their brightly colored sign and pink and yellow car with a surfboard on top and Becky Jack’s painted on the side.
Gennaro’s Pizza and Restaurant is located in the Heather’s shopping plaza. Recently an acquaintance raved about how wonderful their Chicken Cacciatore was, so we had to check it out.
Genarro’s has been at their current location for seven years. They originally opened in 1990 in Palm Harbor.
The owners, Joe and Cathy Guardascione are very friendly and make it a point to greet and talk with their customers. The waitress told us that many of their customers are regulars and veal dishes are very popular there.
On the Corner of Highway 50 and Cedar Lane there is an old style barbecue joint. You order what you want at the window and can sit at one of a number of picnic tables in the rustic dining area. They bring the food out to you when it’s ready. While they prepare the food, you will be entertained by the many posters and signs that deck the walls.
Have a Good Day Thai has been open for a several months, providing authentic Thai food to Spring Hill and even travelers commuting to and from Tampa.
In hiring a chef, Mr. and Mrs. Nontavatit, owners of the fast casual restaurant felt that they needed to bring in a chef directly from Thailand, to prepare truly authentic Thai cuisine.
The process to get Chef Patinya Areerom to the U.S. was lengthy, but Mr. Areerom brings with him a solid background in Thai culinary arts.
For an excellent authentic Indian meal in Hernando County, look no further than the Taj on Cortez Blvd. Their menu is extensive and the prices reflect the quality of food you are served. Taj is related to the Taj Indian Cuisine restaurant in Tampa.
Taj Indian Cuisine is located in the Western Way plaza near Beacon Theatres. It has been there for several years. The restaurant has a large interior and can handle a pretty large party.
Tamara and Jim Ferguson opened their restaurant in January of 2016 off of 41 in Brooksville. The sunny, brightly colored exterior caught my eye and I decided to give the place a try. Tamara, the cook, is originally from Jamaica. She begins preparing her family recipes early each morning, so there is time for the ingredients and flavors to simmer and meld together before their lunchtime crowd.