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Bradenton, Florida: Linger Lodge - Taxidermy Trove

Quirky rustic restaurant with lots of stuffed dead animals, a jackalope, etc. Eat frog legs and fried gator.

7205 85th Street Court East, Bradenton, FL
I-75 exit 217, bear right, at 2nd light go left onto Tara Blvd, drive approximately 2 miles to the end stop sign, go left on Linger Lodge Road for 1 mile, at stop sign turn right onto 85th Street Court East, drive 2 blocks.
M-Th, Su 11 am - 9 pm, F-Sa 11 am - 10 pm. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Snakes and squirrel -- unlikely pals?

Linger Lodge - Taxidermy Trove

"Call ahead when ordering from the Road Kill menu so that we can be sure to get some ready for ya." You'll not be bored while dining at this place. A bit of a time capsule nestled down in the woods just minutes from the freeway.

[Andrea Rymill, 06/23/2016]
Linger Lodge - Taxidermy Trove

One of the "five weirdest restaurants in the world" [according to Al Roker]. Taxidermy heaven from gators and snake to coyotes and rooster. Eat on the porch overlooking the Braden River. Plenty of fried gator.

[Deb Dila, 03/07/2011]

Aside from the rustic restaurant's dense presentation of mounted native Florida wildlife, there's a jackalope and an "Alaskan Fur Fish."

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