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The Ivy House Restaurant and Boutique

106 NW Main St, Williston, FL 32696-2042
+1 352-528-5410
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“crispy chicken” (31 reviews)
“cornbread” (49 reviews)
“raspberry tea” (17 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
106 NW Main St, Williston, FL 32696-2042
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Country cookin' here at the Ivy House. Ordered the "Crispy Chicken," @ $13 and was not disappointed. Comes with lots of fixin's, on one large plate, and you won't leave hungry. Megan 240 was our server, friendly and personable, who knows what she's doing. Been...More

Thank FLworldwanderer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An unexpectedly good restaurant in a quiet Florida town. Delicious, plentiful food served by charming local people...what's not to like!!! I had Fried Green Tomatoes and Fried Oysters...both choices were well-prepared! The rolls and the cornbread were delicious too. If anything, there was too much...More

Thank Holly V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Camping at Williston Crossings RV Park, the staff recommended Ivy House as the best place to eat in town, so I tried it. I ordered lemon with my water, and they don't have lemon, only lime. Okay. I ordered smoked ham with scalloped potatoes, mac...More

Thank Booperskp
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The Ivy House is a really charming, out of the way restaurant located in a small town. The restaurant is on the back highway between Gainesville Florida and points south, and is owned by a most charming Southern lady. If you like restaurants that are...More

Thank Becky J
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Out in the area today looking for U-Pick Lane Pumpkin Patch which was much less of a to-do than advertised. But things can't be all bad when it gives me a chance to pass The Ivy House. I've eaten here a few times; usually what's...More

Thank Selkie9
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I visit this restaurant every year, and it is the best southern food ever. The owner, Mimi, is Florida's version of Paula Deen. This restaurant has the best fried fish, the best fried green tomatoes, the best Mac&Cheese !! They are always consistently great. I...More

Thank sunnyusaJacksonville
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We stopped here after diving at the Blue Grotto and hadn't really eaten lunch and were ready for a good meal. The Ivy House came highly recommended. The Shrimp and Grtits appetizer was amazing. The seasfood dishes were great as were the sides that came...More

Thank JSmith315
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Loved this restaurant! We visited for lunch, had the best fried green tomatoes ever. Plenty of food for your money. Friendly service. Neat items located throughout to see and purchase.

Thank Patti P
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Ivy House has a bread and breakfast feel - it's in an old house, with shops upstairs - you feel like you are stepping back in time. The food and service were wonderful. We tried the fried green tomatoes and they were fantastic. The crispy...More

Thank Katwich10
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We were in Florida in March and had lunch at the Ivy House. We returned for another visit in September and wanted to go back. The atmosphere is quaint and the food delicious. The service was wonderful and the server was pleasant. We will make...More

Thank czbrown
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Martha C
16 January 2017|
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Response from Carmie60 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a handicap ramp.
17 November 2015|
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Response from Ryan P | Reviewed this property |
They take Visa and MasterCard, but not American Express. Not sure about discover.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 NW Main St, Williston, FL 32696-2042
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Williston
  • Phone Number: +1 352-528-5410
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