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Things to do in South Daytona

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Breakfast Spot
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“By far the best breakfast place in Daytona! Super tasty, budget friendly and great people! Locally owned!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Don't bother with any other Chinese restaurant. This place is the best in probably 30 miles”
  • 9 locals recommend
Store
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“Best homemade ice cream on the beach . Close by 9pm , bring cash (only). Fun game for kids ,air hockey pinball, etc.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
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“Greasy, cheesy American style. If needing something quick and cheap you can get 2 large slices and a coke for $5. Also a sit down restaurant. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Spa
“I recommend coming here for drinks at around 2pm at the outdoor patio/deck bar because of the ambience and the conversations. Ask for Scott the Manager/bartender, tell him that you are a friend of Orraine and he will definitely take great care of you.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 2 locals recommend
Grocery Store
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“Full service grocery store with deli and bakery. Go online to order deli meats and subs to avoid lines. This is North on Atlantic Ave. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Corner Shop
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Thai Restaurant
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“Best Thai food in the area, the owner grows her own herbs and makes her own coconut milk for dishes. Food takes a while but it is delish!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Summer Camp
“Over the years I've taken several people to Pure Life for surfing lessons. They provide top notch instruction and will guarantee to get you standing up on your first lesson.! Make an appointment and an instructor will meet you at Frank Rendon Park, 3 miles south of the resort.”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
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“Higher-end ocean facing restaurant with sophisticated menu. Located in The Shores Resort. Lovely dinner choice to catch a moonrise over the ocean!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Great little MOM & POP Steak house! Friday & Saturday they have an awesome ****QUEEN CUT PRIME RIB special*****”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
“The best, freshest donuts ever. The sign out front says "Java Express". Try the chocolate coconut donut. If you're lucky they might have some still hot glazed donuts fresh out of the kitchen!”
  • 1 local recommends
Museum
“Daytona is famously "The birthplace of speed", known for its Speedway and nationally famous races. This little museum tells something about that. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Store
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Breakfast Spot
“By far the best breakfast place in Daytona! Super tasty, budget friendly and great people! Locally owned!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Don't bother with any other Chinese restaurant. This place is the best in probably 30 miles”
  • 9 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
“Greasy, cheesy American style. If needing something quick and cheap you can get 2 large slices and a coke for $5. Also a sit down restaurant. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Spa
“I recommend coming here for drinks at around 2pm at the outdoor patio/deck bar because of the ambience and the conversations. Ask for Scott the Manager/bartender, tell him that you are a friend of Orraine and he will definitely take great care of you.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Thai Restaurant
“Best Thai food in the area, the owner grows her own herbs and makes her own coconut milk for dishes. Food takes a while but it is delish!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Steakhouse
“Great little MOM & POP Steak house! Friday & Saturday they have an awesome ****QUEEN CUT PRIME RIB special*****”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend

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