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Old 08-17-2019, 12:12 PM
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The food may be great, but how are these food truck owners sharing in the cost of the infrastructure? It looks like The Villages is paying for the real estate they occupy and providing tables, chairs, and shelter for the diners. And, who pays to clean up the trash? I would rather see free standing restaurants that pay their own way.
All the tables, chairs, shelter, food trucks are there for the people who live in the area. This is a new area and right now food trucks fill a gap until more restaurants and shopping get built. From what I've heard, the villagers down there like it.
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Old 08-17-2019, 12:20 PM
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It's kind of funny that people today are excited about food trucks filling in for restaurants when ten years ago the excitement was for a new Olive Garden on 466.

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Old 08-17-2019, 02:24 PM
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Careful! Someone may take that as a challenge.
Oh, that's a good one.
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Old 08-19-2019, 05:02 AM
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The food is good but pricey for having to sit outside in the heat, rain and lightening.
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Old 08-19-2019, 06:21 AM
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Wondering if these food trucks take Visa?

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Old 08-19-2019, 07:25 AM
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I did not work & save to get to the place where I could enjoy retirement by eating out of a food truck, outside, in the heat, sharing my food with bugs & mosquitoes.
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Old 08-19-2019, 07:27 AM
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When and where are the food trucks located? I would like to try them out sometime.
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Old 08-19-2019, 07:33 AM
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I did not work & save to get to the place where I could enjoy retirement by eating out of a food truck, outside, in the heat, sharing my food with bugs & mosquitoes.
So, you love the trucks then??
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Old 08-19-2019, 07:38 AM
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No, I have not eaten at the food trucks, and I don't intend to. Is this the future of TV fine dining. OMG, people getting excited about food trucks. All the restaurants paying big bucks to do business in TV must be thrilled. Food trucks are fine at fairs, sporting events and other temporary venues, but a permanent fixture. I DON'T THINK SOOOOOO! Not for me. Just my opinion....


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Old 08-19-2019, 07:39 AM
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Our golf group ate there Saturday after golf. It's a very pleasant setting with indoor and outdoor seating in a nice tree-shaded area with a view of the pitch and putt course.


The food was good, moderately priced. Several had the Mexican.... quesadillas and enchiladas. Portions were decent and food was reasonably tasty. Several had the beef brisket from the Edna's truck and it was very good. You order, they give you a beeper then you come pick up your food. It all worked very smoothly. There were a few flies in the outdoor area but none more than you would expect.


Beer was a little pricey by Villages standards. A Draft Yuengling was $3.05 and a draft Stella was about $5.


They have music several days a week...I think I heard Sunday, Wed, Fri.


It's a nice neighborhood setting for those that live in the South area and those who golf/visit there.


To me, it did have a feeling/vibe different than the traditional/original Villages. Not good or bad, just different. Much more of an emphasis on outdoors/nature than golf/pickleball/pools.


It's certainly worth the trip down there to check it out along with all the other new stuff going in.
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