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Cafe Zuppina

4417 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33813-2119
+1 863-644-5144
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
4417 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33813-2119
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a wonderful little restaurant. I loved it in Plant City and it has kept its same excellence in the years here in Lakeland. The good is fresh, healthy and delicious. I love the red lentil soup and my sister lives the spring chicken....More

Thank Jennie E
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I always love their food. It has such quality taste. My first time eating there was the first time I had ever eaten Brussel sprouts . They were not my Mamas boiled brussels!!! These were delicious, I never knew I even liked them til that...More

Thank Linda N
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Although small, the flavors are great. Middle eastern with a fresh flair. I had the lamb which was outstanding. There is doing inside by the kitchen and outside as well.

Thank Jay G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food is delicious. Didn't think anyone could make me like Brussel sprouts but theirs are incredible. Atmosphere is not great but the food is too good to miss

Thank PaulaDockery
Reviewed 3 days ago

Cafe Zuppina is a wonderful dining gem in Lakeland, slightly hidden off of South Florida, with great food, and a friendly and cozy (small) dining area. Be early for limited parking. Not open on weekends - they have cooking classes instead.

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Cafe Zuppina hidden gem in Lakeland for real foodies quiet small quaint little place w excellent service and top notch quality food I definitely recommend it

Thank phillsy4
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited several times with friends. It has always been excellent and offers wonderful organic dishes. Well presented, with a large menu...all delicious. Tried many items and plan to try more. Look forward to our next visit. Thank you for such good service! Peggy...More

Thank Peggy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Last evening I had the pleasure of dining with friends at Cafe Zuppina. As regulars, Berna (owner and chef) knows what our usual orders are. I almost always order the wonderful chicken kabobs. Wanting to try something out of the ordinary for me I chose...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oh my goodness! I had the chicken kabob plate this evening with rice, vegetables, hummus, carrot salad and pita bread. The chicken was perfectly cooked; a very slight crisp around the edges and as tender and tasty as it could be from a wonderful marinade....More

Thank Susan2264_34373
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the 2nd time I've eaten at Cafe Zuppina in several months and I intend to take a friend there for lunch next week. I search out fresh, local farm to table restaurants and love the food at this one. Everything was excellent as...More

Thank Kathleen R
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Open Weekends? Wine? If not, can I bring my own? Thanks
2 August 2016|
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Response from Cowolyn | Reviewed this property |
You can bring wine . Yes open weekends
Vincent D
dress code?
12 March 2015|
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Response from ChuckInFlorida202 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely casual. Seems to be very popular with local business people as well, so one will sometimes find various levels of dress.
Ed R
Are you open Sat. And Sun...and if open what are your hours?
9 February 2015|
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Response from J.C. C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, closed weekends. Too bad so sad.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4417 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33813-2119
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-644-5144
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