Monday, April 23, 2012

MISS VIKI'S

MISS VICKI'S ON THE RIVER is hidden away on the Mouth of the Anclote River with a great view and after years of searching for it after being given bum directions by "friends" we finally found it. We asked Miss Vicki why there were no signs other than at the entrance to the boat yard, and in unison, she and three servers yelled "No!" --They have all the business they can handle and it's easy to see why!

They have the absolute best She-crap soup north of Havana!!! And the burgers dare delicious. And the beer is cold! Draft beer is served in plastic cups, as is the custom in these patio places, but they automatically wrap it in a styrofoam cup for you to use as a cozie, in case you forgot yours...And the place has an Old Florida Cracker atmosphere. We arrived a little past lunchtime on a Saturday that had ominous squall clouds coming in off the Gulf, and I think that, and the timing of the regulars not quite ready to venture out accounted for the fact that the bar was empty--Altho the outside tables were all full. By the time we reluctantly left, the place was packed.

It is an open to the air covered bar that accommodates maybe a dozen stools, with a few tables and then a lot of tables outside. While the menu items may be a tad on the high side for his type of laid back Tiki Bar place, it is definitely worth it. And beer prices are not outrageous like at some of these places. This is a locals hangout. The wait staff are young , energetic and very friendly--like one big happy family. This place is a true hidden gem and gets our highest Rting!!! A+ Service, Food and Atmosphesre. Beer and Wine only, to drink. Live Music at night, under the Stars. We live in Paradise!!!

2 Comments:

At Wed Apr 25, 11:22:00 AM 2012, Blogger Mark said...

Has your blog become a restaurant review site?

 
At Wed Apr 25, 11:59:00 AM 2012, Blogger Trader Rick said...

No i just use it as an editing site for reviews for trip advisor and urban spoon

 

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