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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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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (85 reviews)
“burger” (76 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 21:00 Hours
American, Barbecue, Diner
€€ - €€€
12160 US Highway 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809-1072
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Reviewed yesterday

This is one of THE Best burgers we have Ever had! I ordered the regular burger....All meat no fillers...Thick and Juicy...Not the prepackaged patties either. Hot and fresh with fresh crisp lettuce and tomatoes. You'll Not go away hungry either this regular burger is Big!...More

Thank HonestReviewOne
Reviewed 5 days ago

I couldn't choose between a burger and pulled pork so I got the Swamper, an awesome burger topped with pulled pork! The hamburger was excellent and the pulled pork to die for. I chose not to get anything on the side and that was wise,...More

Thank Willis W
Reviewed 6 days ago

I eat at the Red Top pretty regularly. Over all it’s a good place to eat. The cooks and waitress’s are great people. I did encounter a jerk behind the cash register once. I only seen him there once but the others made up for...More

Thank gwillakurs
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve passed by this BBQ joint hundreds of times and never paid much kind to it except for there was normally a large group of vehicles in the lot. After reading the reviews, we decided to pull in for some take out. We had 5...More

Thank trev7676
Reviewed 1 week ago

The last two times we ate were a big disappointment. The Swiss cheeseburger was the best thing for us. Very bland tasting now. We won't go back. Shame. It's a nice place to eat out in the boonies.

Thank Frank K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The chicken was good but the Brisket was off the chain good ! The service was wonderful as there was a changing of staff during our visit. My recomendations would be very high on the list as an anytime visit'

Thank Patrick R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice little roadside, off the beaten path, barbecue restaurant. Great for breakfast and lunch. Not the classiest of places but they usually have the best tasting food and this one does.

Thank tlarese
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best brisket. Also have a great breakfast selection and exceptional service. Nice family restaurant.

Thank Heidi D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saw this place in the middle of no where. They have excellent food! Kind of on the pricey side. It cost $28 for 2 brisket sandwiches and 2 coke not including tip but it is well worth it. If I lived here I would frequent...More

Thank jdix123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everytime we drive by this place - it is packed. Now I see why. We had to get there early on a Saturday night to make sure to get a seat (very small inside). We all agreed - the best burger ever! I had the...More

Thank pat975
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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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