$100 Hamburger

If you're interested in venturing out to get that $100 hamburger, here are a couple airports around Florida you can fly in to, to get a quick bite.  I do recommend you call ahead to verify hours of operation as many have unique schedules.  Arranged in random order and not by popularity.

  • Williston X60 has “Pyper Kub
  • Tampa North X39 has “Happy Hangar Cafe
  • DeLand KDED has two, ‘The Perfect Spot’ and the ‘Airport Restaurant & Gin Mill
  • Spruce Creek 7FL6 has "Downwind Cafe"
  • Zephyrhills KZPH has a restaurant at the skydiving center.
  • St Pete Albert Whitted KSPG has ‘The Hangar’ on the 2nd floor of FBO and is right across the street from the Dali museum. Great airspace awareness flight.
  • Bartow KBOW has “Runways at Bartow
  • Sebastian X26 has a skydiving center with a restaurant.
  • Vero Beach KVRB has “CJ Cannons” and the Piper factory.
  • Sebring KSEF has breakfast and lunch in the FBO. Aerobatic practice days about once a month.
  • Okeechobee KOBE has a place for breakfast and lunch in the FBO “Landing Strip Cafe
  • Arcadia X06 has ‘Taco Tuesday’s’ where a taco truck is there on
  • Venice KVNC has “Suncoast Cafe”, You can also ask the FBO to call for courtesy car from Sharky's/Finn's at the pier to pick you up for a meal and/or beach day.
  • Airglades 2IS has a food truck on weekends.
  • Ft Myers, Page KFMY had free hotdogs on Fridays. Mel's Diner and Panera Bread across from Base Op's.
  • Fort Lauderdale KFXE has the “Jet runway cafe”.
  • Everglades X01 has bikes you can rent to ride into town.
  • Homestead X51 had a food truck on weekends (don’t quote me).
  • Marathon KMTH has a few places within walking distance. Bring me a key lime pie....
  • Flagler KFIN has HighJackers
  • Lakeland KLAL second floor main building has a restaurant. Hallbacks may be closed.
  • Winter-Haven KGIF has “Flight Line Cafe
  • Saint Simons Island KSSI has sweet “SOUTHERN SOUL BBQ
  • Orlando KORL has restaurant opportunities available if you want to start the next on field restaurant!
  • Fort Pierce KFPR has “Airport Tiki
  • Sanford KSFB has a food truck on weekends in front of L3 also a "Jet-A-Way Cafe" restaurant at the FBO open on weekdays but I think it is under new ownership.
  • Key West KEYW has “The Conch Flyer
  • Sarasota international KSRQ has the “Runway Grill” right across from the FBO
  • New Smyrna KEVB has “Island Hoppers” and “Lost Lagoon
  • Pierson 2J8 has “M&E BBQ” 1000 feet north of the runway.
  • Punta Gorda KPGD has “The Junction” & Skyview Cafe.
  • Naples KAPF has “Michelbobs BBQ
  • Saint Augustine KSGJ has “Hangar One Bistro”Call for reservations (5 Star Dining)

    Elevation 89 at Ocala Airport FBO
  • Ocala KOCF new municipal building will have a new restaurant soon.
  • Crystal River KCGC has Dairy Queen right outside the gate of the FBO ramp. (Covid Note, Lobby is closed, drive thru only.  Arby's and Applebee's right down the street)
  • Cedar Key KCDK When arriving on CTAF, lady will ask if you need a ride to town/warf.  She'll meet you before you even park on the ramp.  She charges $10 per person round trip.
  • River Ranch Resort 2RR Westgate River Ranch Resort has a delicious buffet for breakfast, lunch or dinner.  Every Saturday Night, you can fly in for the rodeo.
  • Jekyll Island 09J has electric golf cars for rent at the FBO and all kinds of food options in town. Neat place.
  • NASA Shuttle Landing Facility KTTS you can't land, but what a bucket list item to have flown an approach down to 100' off the deck that the Space Shuttle missions took coming home from space.
  • Gainesville Regional Airport KGNV off airport restaurant, Satchel's Pizza
  • Labelle X14 - Taqueria San Julian Just off the airport
  • Lake City KLCQ - The Landing (Buffet)
  • Groveland - Wilotree Park FA42 -Contact Victoria Lee Nelson, call me or text me at 727-251-6817  We have hang gliders flying etc. recommended to do a fly over. Donation to the park for landing. there is also a restaurant at the end of our runway within walking distance. We enjoy visitors and campers.  We have a pool, bathrooms and lake as well!

 

If we've missed a favorite fly-in, let us know and we'll add it to the list.

List updated:  January 1st, 2021

List was inspired by FB Group "Orlando Pilots" and added upon.