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Lupton's Catering & Restaurant

5299 E Busch Blvd, Tampa, FL 33617-5403
+1 813-985-6963
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good26%
  • Average22%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“bbq ribs” (5 reviews)
“fried chicken” (10 reviews)
“beans” (3 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
5299 E Busch Blvd, Tampa, FL 33617-5403
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

This is a place that definitely has a lot of down-home choices. It gets you there but it just doesn't take you far enough. Some of the seasonings were not on point. I know you can't season to everyone's taste. But if we are talking...More

Thank 789donaldr
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Where can you find All-You-Can-Eat BBQ these days? If you are near Busch Gardens and are looking for a buffet with great foods, this is the place to go. It is just about 2 miles from Busch Gardens. The food is excellent, including black-eyed peas,...More

Thank O7918XPandread
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

I know good soul home down cooking and they have it!!!! At first I was frowning at the Buffett price. But it is worth every penny!!!! They had any kind of BBQ u can think of. And the fried chicken n mac n chz!!!! Omg!!!!!...More

Thank Deidre S
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

The sides are very good. The Southern beans, turnip greens, homemade mashed potatoes, cooked cabbage, and white beans are just a few of the sides on the buffet. The main dishes are: BBQ ribs, grilled and fried chicken, sliced turkey. They also have a salad...More

Thank luv2travel33549
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Ignore the dated and really old decor although it makes you wonder about the cleanliness, or lack there of. The food leaves a lot to be desired. Most of it was overcooked mush with the exception of the fried chicken which was passable. Salad Bar...More

Thank watsonc49201
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We read the previous reviews on Luptons & I'm here to set the record straight! AWESOME FOOD! Dont let the outside fool you. It's not five star for it's appearance but the food was amazing. The inside is quaint & vintage. Hanging planes from the...More

Thank Carrie H
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I figure you've read some of the other reviewers comments about Lupton's regarding the outside appearance or possibly the inside, too. You can bet this is not a shiny new deco glass building. A little worn, maybe like your favorite old pair of shoes? Inside...More

Thank JBVette74
Reviewed 20 September 2016

After reading their online reviews we had to try Lupton's. The outside doesn't look like much, and the inside is a bit of a throw-back to the 1950's-60's Mom & Pop style and has radio-controlled airplanes hanging from the ceiling and several TV's positioned around...More

Thank BelievelandTraveler
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I was told about this place by a friend of mine who really like to eat. First let me say that if you just go by the outside, you probably won't come inside. And even after you come inside, if you look around you might...More

Thank Lucius G
Reviewed 11 September 2016

A lot of food to choose from at a reasonable price. Very tasty and you need to be rolled out the door.

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23 September 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5299 E Busch Blvd, Tampa, FL 33617-5403
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-985-6963
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