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The Starting Gate Restaurant

10605 W Yulee Dr, Homosassa, FL 34448-3814
+1 352-503-2076
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“omelet” (14 reviews)
“cheese grits” (8 reviews)
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
10605 W Yulee Dr, Homosassa, FL 34448-3814
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and i have travelled all over Florida. This place, by far, has the best breakfast in the state. Quaint and down-home country hospitality. Homemade hollandaise sauce to-die-for and every type of Benedict under the sun. We had 5 in our company and everyone...More

1  Thank ladykelly1969
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thirteen different Benedict dishes and the traditional is beyond awesome. Friendly. Fast. Good value. The town of Old Homosassa is a must to visit too. We always visit The Starting Gate if anywhere near it! And if you haven’t had the blueberry cobbler here you...More

1  Thank Wayne A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not an easy place to check out, having limited hours (6:30 - noon) on only Fri, Sat and Sunday. I suspect that this limited opening contributes to the place not having 'burn out' from overwork, and accordingly it becomes easier to stay positive...More

2  Thank burntweeniesandwich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great breakfast place! Known for their Benedicts. Besides the regular menu, there’s two boards listing benedicts and omelets. I had the Smoky Caliente bene with homemade sausage. Very good! So good we went back the next day. This time I had the Brat Cracker bene,...More

2  Thank Irie5678
Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

From the waitress to the cook it was a nice experience.Food was very good. Will be visiting again.😍

1  Thank Vernaroni
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Great food & friendly service. Easy in and out. Good variety of choices for breakfast and their fruit side was fresh and tasted great.

Thank Sue G
Reviewed May 20, 2018

My wife, Madeline, and friends have been enjoying breakfast here since they opened. The pricese are slightly higher than some other local breakfast spots in Sassa, but the quality of the ingredients account for that. Great OJ, Egglands Best eggs, thick bacon, etc. Tracy and...More

1  Thank Robert B
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Prices are high for what you get. Because of the location, I am sure they get a lot of business from short term rental clients. The service was great, food average (breakfast). We won't go back, mainly because $30 is a lot for breakfast...More

Thank Melanie M
Gale D, Owner at The Starting Gate Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2018

On our menu you can order 2 eggs cooked your way. They come with a choice of one of the following:Hashbrowns, grits, fresh melon medley with grapes, sliced tomatoes or warm apples with cinnamon & rains no sugar added. They also come with your choice...More

Reviewed May 14, 2018

I tried to let her sleep in but when she heard I was going to the starting gate, she jumped out of bet. Yes it's that good. Mother had 2 eggs scrambled, grits, biscuits and gravy. I had the sassa omelet, Little miss had one...More

3  Thank James L
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited this restaurant when looking for a local favorite, WE FOUND IT. The fresh made biscuits melt in your mouth and if you’re a fan of crispy bacon these folks do it right! The customer service was better than I’ve had...More

2  Thank Kaycee J
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Kathy H
April 15, 2015|
Response from Gale D | Property representative |
Yes 630 am to 1pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$10
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10605 W Yulee Dr, Homosassa, FL 34448-3814
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Homosassa
  • Phone Number: +1 352-503-2076
All American Diner, serving breakfast and brunch. Vegetarian & Gluten Free options.
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