Restaurant Listings
Located in: Clermont | Burger | American

Crooked Spoon Gastropub

Address200 Citrus Tower Blvd
CityClermont
Phone352-404-7808
Price Level
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Brunch

Everyday
Everyday
Wheelchair Access
Beverages
Scott's Review

Chef/owner Steve Saelg was one of the pioneers of Orlando’s food truck boom, and his Crooked Spoon truck was one of the more popular ones at area food truck rallies. But Saelg, who started out as a Wall Street financier before turning to a life in the culinary arts, longed to stop roaming. So he parked the truck and opened a gastropub with the same name. In this case, gastropub probably means something closer to a sports bar. The atmosphere is casual, the bar is visible from most corners of the dining areas, and the requisite televisions hang all about. I loved the pork belly BLT, a thick and delightfully fatty belly section with a crispy exterior, served on fresh brioche bread with spicy arugula, marinated tomato and remoulade. And as a wonderful surprise, an egg, sunny-side up, on top. It’s called a sandwich, but just try to eat it with anything but a knife and fork. I also enjoyed the lobster grilled cheese, which was sort of like a lobster roll with a bit of melted cheeses, including brie, swiss and cheddar, on top. The sweet lobster meat was served with tomatoes on the buttery toasted bread.
Address:

200 Citrus Tower Blvd
Clermont

Contact Data:

Phone: 352-404-7808
Website: Crooked Spook

Located in: Clermont | Burger | American