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Florida Campus Local Eats

Whether you’re in the Port Orange area for the first time on a Palmer Florida visit, planning your move to the area or looking for a new place to take your family to eat, this blog can help you answer the question… “Where is a good place to eat?” 

We asked some Palmer Florida students their favorite spots to eat, and here’s what they told us.*  

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Cinnamon Tree.


  • Cinnamon Tree 
  • Rossi’s Side Street Café 
  • casualbird 
  • Peach Valley Café 

Restaurants Featured on Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives:

  • Arepita Beach 
  • Millie’s Restaurant 
  • Rose Villa 
  • The Garlic 
  • Panheads Pizzeria 
  • Third Wave 
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Jimmy Hula’s.


  • Deck Down Under 
  • Ocean Deck 
  • Stoke Poke 
  • Aunt Catfish’s on the River 
  • Hull’s Seafood 


  • Chart House 
  • Mama FooFoo’s (Good for cocktails!) 
  • 63 Sovereign 
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Filo Greek.

Casual Restaurants:

  • Jimmy Hula’s (Yummy street tacos!) 
  • 4Rivers BBQ 
  • Burger10 
  • Filo Greek, Get 10% your meal with a Palmer ID on Mondays! 


  • Neighbors Ice Cream Parlor 
  • Ritter’s Frozen Custard 
  • Cherry Hill 
  • Jeremiah’s Italian Ice 
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Neighbors Ice Cream.

Coffee Shops:

  • Copperline Coffeehouse (Student favorite!) 
  • Golden Leaf 
  • Sweet Marlay’s Coffee 
  • Pines to Palms  

*This list was published in spring 2023. 

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