Craving a hot meal? These restaurants in Daytona Beach area are open now or opening soon

Burger from the Breakers Restaurant in New Smyrna Beach.
Burger from the Breakers Restaurant in New Smyrna Beach.

Editor's note: This list was created Friday afternoon and last updated at 11:30 a.m. Monday.

As the sun comes out and shines over the devastation Tropical Storm Ian caused in the Daytona Beach area along with the rest of Florida, many of us are craving a hot meal to fuel us for the long clean-up process ahead. Luckily, some restaurants were spared in the storm and are planning to open as soon as Friday, Sept. 30.

For those that can safely travel to these establishments, here is a list of popular restaurants that posted to social media saying they are now open or opening soon. The list is separated by county starting with Volusia followed by Flagler and presented in alphabetical order.

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Volusia County

Aunt Catfish on the River: 4009 Halifax Drive, Port Orange; 386-767-4768; plans to re-open Tuesday and reported no damage from the storm.

Baci Pizzeria & Ristorante: 830 N. Dixie Freeway, New Smyrna Beach; 386-410-5801,; opening at 4 p.m. Friday.

The Breakers Restaurant: 518 Flagler Ave., New Smyrna Beach; 386-428-2019;; opened at 11 a.m. on Friday offering drinks, appetizers and cold sandwiches with cash only. Parts of their kitchen were affected by the storm limiting food production

Cantina Louie: 2200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach; 386-238-9535,; opened at 11 a.m. on Friday.

Cracked Egg Diner: 3280 S. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach Shores; 386-788-6772,; opened Friday and is now serving its full menu.

Delcato's Pizza & Italian Restaurant: 1474 W. Granada Blvd., Suite 445, Ormond Beach; 386-673-3446,; opened at 11 a.m. Friday with a limited menu.

Fat Boi's Gourment Potatoes: 1100 Cornerstone Blvd. Daytona Beach; 386-492-6554,; opened at 11 a.m. and offers discounts to all linemen.

Filo Greek: 1665 Dunlawton Ave., Port Orange; 386-872-4097,; opened at 11 a.m. Friday with free meals for first responders.

First Watch: Bradenton-based First Watch daytime restaurant chain announced Monday that all but 10 of its 85 affected company-owned restaurants "have reopened. The remaining unopened restaurants are located primarily in the Fort Myers and Naples markets where damage assessments and restoration of utilities are pending. While First Watch is still assessing the full impact of Hurricane Ian, management has determined the whereabouts of the company’s employees and believes fewer than five of its restaurants sustained any significant physical damage." For more information, visit or

Flagler Tavern: 414 Flagler Ave., New Smyrna Beach; 386-402-8861,; opened at 12:30 p.m. Friday.

Flapjack Johnny's: 165 N. Yonge St., Ormond Beach; 386-281-3070,; opened at 8 a.m. Friday.

Fresh Guacamole Tequila & Bar: 1930 W. Granada Blvd. Ormond Beach; 352-321-6850,; open but only taking cash. 

The Garlic: 556 E. 3rd Ave. New Smyrna Beach; 386-424-6660,, will open at 4 p.m. Friday with limited seating and menu.

Limoncello South: 737 E. 3 Ave.. New Smyrna Beach; 386-444-3716,; will open at 4 p.m. Friday.

Malibu Beach Grill: 5543 S. Williamson Blvd., suite 900 Port Orange; 386-492-2968,; opened at 4 p.m. Friday.

Mama Mia's: 1345 Granada Blvd. Suite 1, Ormond Beach; 386-673-4663,; Mama Mia's is open and cooking everything in their walk-in freezer for those with and without money.

Millie's Restaurant: 3218 S. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach Shores; 386-275-1492,; opened Friday but only accepting cash.

Monterey Grill: 1665 Dunlawton Ave. Port Orange; 386-761-6868,; opened Saturday.

Murph's Patio Bar and Grill: 1431 Orange Camp Road, DeLand; 386-473-1332,; open at 11 a.m. on Friday.

Oliv Epicurean Grill: 2071 LPGA Blvd. Suite 300, Daytona Beach; 386-492-3899,;  now serving limited menu items from their food truck next to the restaurant.

Rosie's Italian Bakery Cafe: 232 Bay St. Daytona Beach; 386-236-8995;; opened Saturday.

Rose Villa Southern Table and Bar: 43 W. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach; 386-615-7673,; Rose Villa plans to open at noon Friday. This restaurant will also be featured on an episode of "Diners, Drive-Ins and Drives" airing at 9 p.m. Friday on Food Network.

San Diego Grill: 5535 S. Williamson Blvd., Suite 656, Port Orange; 386-256-3521,; opened Friday.

Sundown Smokehouse: 515 N. Dixie Freeway, New Smyrna Beach; 386-410-2100,; opened at 11 a.m. Friday.

Pumphouse BBQ: 124 W. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach; 386-492-7559,; opened at 11 and offers half off for first responders.

Wake Up Cafe: 749 E. 3rd Ave. & 306 N. Causeway, New Smyrna Beach;; opened Saturday morning.

31 Supper Club: 31 W. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach; 386-275-1625,; opened at 5 p.m. on Saturday.

Flagler County

The Brown Dog: 215 Saint Joe Plaza Drive, Palm Coast; 386-225-4587,;  opened at 11 a.m. Friday.

Cork & Pint: 101 Palm Harbor Parkway, Suite B 121, Palm Coast; 386-445-7173,; will open at 3 p.m. Friday and encourage paying in cash.

Dominic's Deli: 160 Cypress Point Parkway, Palm Coast; 386-445-8422,; opened at 9 a.m. Friday.

Finn's Beachside Pub: 101 N. Ocean Shore Blvd., Flagler Beach; 386-439-7755,; opened Sunday and is only accepting cash.

Oceanside Beach Bar & Grill: 1848 S. Oceanshore Blvd., Flagler Beach;  386-439-6345,; opened at 9:30 a.m. Friday until 9 p.m.

Tokyo Japanese Steakhouse Palm Coast: 260 Cypress Edge Drive, Suite 113, Palm Coast; 386-447-9888,; plans to open at 4 p.m. Friday.

Turtle Shack Cafe: 2123 N. Oceanshore Blvd., Flagler Beach;  386-693-4851,; opened Saturday.

Caroline Hebert is the restaurant and dining writer for The Daytona Beach News-Journal. A New Orleans native and food enthusiast, she can be contacted at Follow her on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Support local journalism by subscribing.

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