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4417 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33813-2119
863-644-5144
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Ranked #1 of 389 Restaurants in Lakeland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Turkish
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

A friend and I had the lamb chops with vegetables and rice. All were exceptional. Followed it with the Turkish waffle ice cream sandwich. Meal was so incredible I came back the following day with two additional friends. This time we had the chicken kabob and the waffle. This place does not disappoint.

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Not only is this the best food in Lakeland, it is the freshest and healthiest! Everything is organic and unbelievably delicious! The brisket is fabulous and all of the side garnishes are "melt in your mouth!" Be sure you try Cafe Zuppina. You will not be disappointed ! The owners are so friendly and make every visit so very pleasant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Love the mixed grill (tiny lambburgers are sooooo cute and tasty!) it feeds a small appetite like me for like 3 meals!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is great and the owners are really cool. Sometimes they sit with you and chat. I know Turkish food as I worked for a Turkish owned restaurant when I was a teen. This is quality food. But frankly, it's really pricey. You definitely get good food, don't get me wrong. Just don't go here if you're on a... More 

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Lakeland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Just attended my second Saturday evening cooking class and it was outstanding. Berna demonstrated a fresh leek appetizer, fresh salmon and delicious Brussel sprouts. While she cooks, she educates and entertains with her vast knowledge of food, food sources and many cultures. We were all served a fine meal which included all the items she had cooked and more. This... More 

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Tampa, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

Small restaurant with a lot of flare! Every time I eat here it seems to get better and better. 25 seats only so I'd make dinner reservations. All fresh and organic served fast and never disappointing! My favorite is the mixed grill and start with eggplant roll. I'm not a Brussels sprouts kind of guy and will not eat them... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I had lamb medallions and lamb kabobs. Very tasty. The fresh veggies were seasoned well and just the right amount of food. So often restaurants heap it on as if they were feeding a family of four off one plate. The place is small and I liked that. Not fancy but would definitely recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

New to the area.. Looking for excellent restaurants... Cafe Zuppina certainly lives up to being # 1... Everything we ordered was so flavorful and fresh! We were disappointed when we went to order the dessert(baklava)..they had run out of it ... But then again, we were the last ones in the restaurant..guess we'll hav to reserve a piece next time

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Our family, along with a few out of town guests went to the Lakeland Center for a theater performance and looked online for a restaurant to go to before the show. We found good reviews for Cafe Zuppina and decided to give it a try. The restaurant is small/quaint with only a few tables. We were greeted with a smile... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Had dinner there twice during my vacation. Tried the shish kebob and the Zuppina delight as well as the baklava for dessert. Everything out of their kitchen is fresh and tastes homemade - absolutely delicious! Attended their Italian cooking class which was packed and met a number of wonderful local people besides savoring some mouthwatering Italian dishes. need to try... More 

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Additional Information about cafe zuppina

Address: 4417 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33813-2119
Phone Number: 863-644-5144
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Turkish

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