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Howley’s Restaurant

4700 S. Dixie Hwy. (Russlyn Dr.) Send to Phone
This retro 50s diner and hipster bar with craft beers and cocktails serves updated American comfort fare all day and all night on weekends.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner daily
Open late

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Howley’s Restaurant Restaurant Review

: This now-retro diner opened in 1950 by owner Patrick J. Howley when 24-hour roadside eateries catered to truck drivers on South Dixie Highway. It was purchased and restored a decade ago but the Formica tables with vintage boomerang patterns, soda fountain with swivel stools and original terrazzo floors remain; a gallery showing local artists’ work was added giving it a hipster vibe. The place is open until 5 a.m. on Friday and Saturday nights, with breakfasts such as Momma’s hot cakes and shrimp with cheddar grits available anytime. Other menu items include crab cakes with mustard sherry sauce, a pulled chicken sandwich, seared ahi burger with wasabi mayo, turkey potpie and country fried steak. Satisfy a sweet tooth with cream pies or strawberry shortcake. Cocktails like the Creamsicle martini could also be dessert.


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