Anything in Marianna,FL besides fast food?
Going to be in the northern/middle of the state about half way between jax and Tallahassee...a small town called Marianna. All I can seem to find are fast food places. Anyone know of a decent non-fast food place in this town? or nearby?
Any/All suggestions greatly appreciated!
Marianna is by no stretch anywhere close to anything resembling a foodie town, but there are a few locally-owned places that would do you better than eating at an interstate exit.
Red Canyon Grill - it's been around a long time, and it has a loyal following. Southwestern-style food, but better than you would find at the chains. Has actually appeared in food magazines and lists of good restaurants and such. http://www.redcanyongrill.com/
Madison's Warehouse - think the locally-owned "seafood and steaks" place that townsfolk go to when they want to spruce it up a bit. http://madisonswarehouse.com/
out near interstate 10, in the plaza perpendicular to the wal-mart on hwy 71, there used to be a quite good little chinese take-away, small eat-in place. mom and i were both very surprised! here is its listing on yahoo, so i guess it is still there:
Hong Kong Chinese Restaurant
4914 Malloy Plz, Marianna, FL 32448
ps, marianna is actually further west of tallahassee from jacksonville.
Years ago, I used to travel that stretch pretty often. If I recall, the highlight of the whole trip between Pensacola and Tallahassee was a buffet at a huge truck stop there- a Travel America? It has probably changed for the worse now (doesn't everything?), but at one time they were putting out some really, really good food. Nothing fancy, but for a buffet it was one of the best that I have ever encountered...
I highly recommend the Cornerstone Family Restaurant, south of Interstate 10 on highway 71. They serve breakfast every day, an exceptional value home style lunch buffet Monday - Friday (popular with local people), dinner every day, and a popular brunch buffet on Sunday. Address: 1994 Highway 71, Marianna, FL 32448 Telephone: (850) 526-2609