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The Red Top Pit Stop

€€ - €€€American, Barbecue,
12160 US Highway 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809-1072
+1 863-853-9222
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (77 reviews)
“burger” (70 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 16:00 Hours
American, Barbecue, Diner
€€ - €€€
12160 US Highway 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809-1072
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Awesome food, great friendly service, generous portions!! Had BBQ brisket, a huge cheeseburger and Reuben.

Thank Renee C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Food is great! Recently the service has become top notch. Before the service lacked but not anymore.

Thank Bridgette419
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a surprise! This is a wonderful small restaurant on the side of Highway 98. It is larger inside than it looks on the outside. Does have a small dining area. Folks super nice and fun. Food is great. We had BBQ and took other...More

Thank Marcia B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here after passing it on the road. Everything about this place is just great, the food and the waitresses! Shout out to destiny! We will be back. I’m sure every week now. Keep doing what y’all are doing.

Thank ribbonred19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a recent visit to Lakeland my sister-in-law recommended The Red Top Pit Stop for lunch. My wife and I love to try different BBQ places when traveling, some are good and some aren’t, but this place ranks up there with the best and receives...More

Thank MitchPhyllis65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service & food are awesome. We come here all the time & they treat everyone like family. Destanie, Morgan, Bridget & Noah are the best servers!

Thank Rena F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Out of town, but worth the drive. Absolutely the best genuine Florida cooking anywhere. Many unusual choices on the menu and service is personal, caring and everything was absolutely delicious! Don't be turned off by the outside--its part of the charm!

Thank Suzy V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got here at least every other week. Love to meet my sister here. It’s our spot. I love everything I’ve ever had here.

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We happened to be riding by and the wonderful smell drew us in. We were greeted right away and seated. The menu has something for everyone, including breakfast anytime. We tried the chili - perfectly spicy. It has a kick (which we loved) and we...More

Thank Sunshine237050
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here for breakfast on our way to Homosassa. It was so good that we stopped again for lunch on our way back home. The portions are generous, the wait staff treat you like family and the food is down home...More

Thank jparkerarnp
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2 March 2017|
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Response from Sandra S | Property representative |
only beer and wine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12160 US Highway 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809-1072
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-853-9222
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