Gainesville – Where to Eat – The Yearling Restaurant in Cross Creek
If you are looking for a taste of Old Florida, then a trip to The Yearling Restaurant 12 miles outside of Gainesville FL is just the ticket. Nestled along the banks of Cross Creek, The Yearling Restaurant is just a stone’s throw from Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings State Park. The Yearling Restaurant is named after Rawlings’ award-winning book, The Yearling, which used this area as its setting.
The Yearling Restaurant offers traditional Cracker dishes such as cooter, gator tail, venison, and more. On the weekends legendary blues artist Willie Green performs for restaurant patrons.
The Yearling Restaurant
14531 E County Road 325
Hawthorne, FL 32640-8318
Thurs. & Friday: 5:00-10:00
Live music on Saturday evenings….reservations recommended.