16319 N Florida Ave., Lutz, FL 33549
Cost range: 10.01-20.0
Payment options: Credit cards accepted
Alcohol: Full bar
Lutz and Land O'Lakes have seemed underserved by independent restaurants. Splash, Mekenita Mexican Grille and the Vine do some exemplary work, and then there's a raft of Moe's, Chili's and the like. Into this slight dearth, Chris Fuller and his mom, Sandy, have sprung. They've opened a welcoming, casual spot with fairly straightforward decor (cute signs festoon the walls with funny expressions and aphorisms). Presided over by chef Michael Webster, the kitchen's focus is informed by a large wood-burning oven. The main attraction is pizza but the owners have wisely pulled together a something-for-everyone kind of menu, with an ambience that moves from squarely family-oriented to a little more grownup lounge-y as the evening progresses.
Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday, until 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, until 6 p.m. Sunday.