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Blue Palmetto Cafe

1151 Tower Blvd, Lake Wales, FL 33853-3470
+1 863-676-1355
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (24 reviews)
“veggie wrap” (9 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
1151 Tower Blvd, Lake Wales, FL 33853-3470
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1 - 10 of 240 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were surprised at the quality of food at this little cafe in Bok Tower Gardens. The service was very efficient. Our food was fresh and tasty. Prices are very reasonable.

Thank Elaine G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has plenty of healthful entrees, including gluten-free items. Long lines, but worthy a trip to eat!

Thank Louis S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had arranged a bus trip from our community to Bok Towers which included a boxed lunch prepared by the Blue Palmetto Cafe. We had 3 choices and I ordered the Turkey with Brie cheese on artisan bread. Oh my it was delicious. There were...More

Thank kathiev_13
Erica S, Public Relations Manager at Blue Palmetto Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting this holiday season! We look forward to your next visit to Bok Tower Gardens and the Blue Palmetto Cafe.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a self service cafe and it is extremely busy during lunch. First you have to stand in a 20-30 minute line to order your food. Then they give you a number and you wait another 40 minuets. The food is good but definitely...More

Thank Dani S
Erica S, Public Relations Manager at Blue Palmetto Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your note and we will share your feedback with the Blue Palmetto Team. The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year for our cafe. Depending on our visitor and group traffic, wait timeframes can be longer than usual....More

Reviewed 3 December 2017

By far the best thing about this restaurant/snack shoppe is the view from the patio seating. Otherwise, it is a typical lunch & snack stop at a tourist attraction.

Thank David T
Erica S, Public Relations Manager at Blue Palmetto Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

The Cafe overlooks the Pollinator Garden and offers a wonderful vista for enjoying a meal. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 10 November 2017

Ok first of all this cafe is located in one of the most beautiful places in Florida at Bok Tower Gardens. So once you soak in the gardens stop here for a nosh. I love when Chef Matt comes up with something special because it...More

Thank daddyxl
Erica S, Public Relations Manager at Blue Palmetto Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Chef Matt is extremely talented and we are blessed to have his leadership. The entire Blue Palmetto Cafe team is extremely dedicated! Thank you for posting your kind review and visiting Bok Tower Gardens.

Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

I had the scoop of chicken salad on a bed of healthy greens. Sweet strawberries, large blueberries, and pecans were also added. Tasty. I had a glass of Chardonnay too. My friend had the chicken salad sandwich on a croissant, and a glass of Muscato....More

Thank Barbara H
Erica S, Public Relations Manager at Blue Palmetto Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting and sharing your experience at the Blue Palmetto Cafe! We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

A simple and extensive menu for a good lunch that is reasonably priced and good portions, I had the turkey and cheese sandwich which was excellent. You order at the counter and are given a number and take a seat within minutes your lunch arrives,...More

Thank EAN44
Erica S, Public Relations Manager at Blue Palmetto Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Our ice cream is definitely a fan favorite! Thank you for visiting and sharing your review! We look forward to your next trip to Bok Tower Gardens.

Reviewed 29 October 2017

We visited here after a lovely walk through the gardens and listening to the carillon concert! It was a very hot afternoon for October so we were pleased to visit for cold drinks at a reasonable price! My only complaint is that my server wasn't...More

Thank casswife
Erica S, Public Relations Manager at Blue Palmetto Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We will pass along your feedback to the cafe team. Thank you for visiting and we look forward to your next trip.

Reviewed 20 October 2017

We visited Bok Tower for their annual Rootstock Festival and had a dinner at their Blue Palmetto Cafe. I had the veggie wrap, my wife had the BLT. My wrap was good with layers of cucumber, pepper cheese, tomato and sprouts. A the veggies were...More

Thank FloridaMeister
Erica S, Public Relations Manager at Blue Palmetto Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing the details of your visit to the Blue Palmetto Cafe. Please visit again soon.

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Response from pamperedPennsylvania | Reviewed this property |
This is a cafe where you order at the counter and they give you a metal tepee number to place on your table. They bring the food to your table when it is ready. Inside seating and outside tables. It is a lovely cafe but not... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1151 Tower Blvd, Lake Wales, FL 33853-3470
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lake Wales
  • Phone Number: +1 863-676-1355
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