5 reasons to get excited about Florida Spring Training (even if you’re not a baseball fan)!

By | 2020-03-05T20:15:49+00:00 February 22nd, 2020|Downtown Dunedin, News & Events|

I have to admit, six years ago if you said the words, ‘spring training’ to me, it would have meant absolutely nothing. Back then I was a fresh-faced Central New Yorker who found herself living in a whole new world here in Florida. February in New York is full-fledged winter, so unless you’re a die-hard [...]

Holiday Cheer with a Patriotic Twist near Café Alfresco in Dunedin, Florida

By | 2020-02-24T11:17:28+00:00 December 1st, 2019|Downtown Dunedin, News & Events|

Twinkling lights shine down Main Street, outlining shops and restaurants. Locally owned boutiques have brought back the magic of window shopping, each adorned with festive displays featuring Christmas trees, glittering ornaments and hues of silver and gold. Yes, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in downtown Dunedin. Photo via Instagram @DunedinDaily Of all the [...]

Café Alfresco Server and artist Nic Conrad featured in Tampa Bay Magazine for his creative paintings

By | 2020-02-21T02:14:21+00:00 November 11th, 2019|Downtown Dunedin, News & Events|

Recently, I learned that one of our servers at Café Alfresco, Nic Conrad, is also a painter. His artwork is currently featured in the November/December 2019 issue of Tampa Bay Magazine. Nic has been a member of the team for just over four years, often found working the day shift, where I’ve had the opportunity [...]

Our Favorite Spring Events in Dunedin

By | 2019-07-08T17:22:57+00:00 March 27th, 2019|Downtown Dunedin, News & Events|

With great year-round weather, sometimes we take the spring season for granted. Before we know it, Florida will be back into its hot summer temperatures, but until then, let’s soak up every second with these family-friendly spring events in Dunedin! 53rd Annual Dunedin Highland Games Celebrate Dunedin’s Scottish heritage with this beloved fun-filled weekend featuring [...]

Dunedin, Florida Holiday Event Guide – Full of Seasonal Magic!

By | 2019-07-08T17:23:05+00:00 November 15th, 2018|Downtown Dunedin, News & Events|

[Updated: November 29, 2018] Can you believe the holiday season is already here?  As the end of the year gets closer, many of us begin rushing around to meet deadlines, manage extra obligations and yes, finish holiday shopping. Needless to say, things get a little hectic. Which is why we encourage you to make time [...]

Welcome back Blue Jay Fans!

By | 2019-09-17T20:51:57+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Downtown Dunedin, Food, News & Events|

Welcome back to Dunedin for spring training, Blue Jay fans! There is a buzz in the air and it’s all thanks to fans of Major League Baseball visiting the area for spring training season. For baseball fans, you couldn’t pick a better place to catch pre-season games, as the New York Yankees, Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh [...]

Café Alfresco’s culinary resolutions for 2016

By | 2019-07-08T17:23:49+00:00 January 11th, 2016|Food, News & Events|

What’s crazy: we’re already one week into 2016. What’s crazier: we’re one week into 2016 and we already crossed one thing off our New Year’s resolutions list. So what did we accomplish this early into 2016? We switched to using local produce. When Chef Jacob began working at Café Alfresco, one of his main goals [...]

Welcome to Café Alfresco’s Blog

By | 2019-07-08T17:23:58+00:00 July 30th, 2015|News & Events|

First, let’s get things straight. This might surprise you, but Café Alfresco in downtown Dunedin, Florida, is actually not an Italian restaurant. The name throws you off a bit, doesn’t it? There are Italian dishes on the menu, but there is so much more than Italian fare. The menu includes classic American cuisine with inspiration [...]