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Welcome to the Historic Yearling Restaurant and Cabins

Established in 1952, The Yearling has become a Florida Landmark.

 We serve Southern Cuisine, specializing in the food rural Floridians have hunted, fished and prepared for generations.

 We invite you to Cross Creek, a little bend in the road, enchanting in its unspoiled beauty.

Here you'll find yourself back in time.  In the canopy of granddaddy oaks, tall palms, and lush citrus groves, wildlife abounds.

Come inside and you'll be immersed in the ambience of the old South, genuine hospitality, and real blues music performed live by the legendary Bluesman Willie "Real Deal" Green.

You'll find us on County Road 325 on Cross Creek, just 14 miles from Gainesville and 25 miles from Ocala.  Easily accessible from either Highway 301 or Highway 441.

Come for the food.  Come for the entertainment, or stay in one of our restored cabins.

We hope you will be as taken with the flavor and spirit of old Florida as we are.

This is not just a restaurant, it's a destination.

You may also choose to spend the night in one of 7 restored cabins at The Yearling Cabins along the Creek.  Find out more information on Lodging.