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1569 Town Center Drive, Lakeland, FL
863-688-8844
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 92
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 0
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Great place for a great steak in a more upscale atmosphere. The portions are good and the drinks are poured very well. They have a nice wine and beer selection as well. We went for lunch and the waitstaff were very attentive and friendly. The hostess and the manager even stopped by to check on us a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Cristin B
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Lakeland, Florida, United States
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Lakeland, Florida, United States
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Great place for a great steak in a more upscale atmosphere. The portions are good and the drinks are poured very well. They have a nice wine and beer selection as well. We went for lunch and the waitstaff were very attentive and friendly. The hostess and the manager even stopped by to check on us a couple of times.

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Lakeland, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Dining solo? Plenty of bar seating! Date night? No problem! Planning a small dinner party? There's a room in the back (by reservation). The place is very popular and gets crowded on the weekends, so expect a 30-45 minute wait. (They may have call-ahead, I'm not sure) But the food is worth the wait - my favorite dish is the... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I love this place! Great service, great food, great atmosphere. Nice bar area. Can sit outside or inside. They support my cause, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation . Movie theater next door so makes for a nice date night!

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

My wife received a gift certificate over a year ago from a student, and when she joined the GrillSmith loyalty group recently they gave her a free appetizer so she surprised me and she took me there tonight (my first time but certainly not my last). For her free appetizer she chose the grilled chicken tender, lettuce wraps consisting of... More 

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Brandon, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Used to go to the one in Brandon all the time and decided to drive to the one in Lakeland since the Brandon location closed. The service was great as was the food. The sauce on the ribs is exceptional and my wife's chimichurri steak was cooked perfectly.

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Hollywood, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Fabulous meal smashed cauliflower a must fish was amberjack amazing service was incredible and ambiance wonderful a surprise for Lakeland

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Madeira Beach, Florida
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150 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

From the reviews we thought this was going to be a place for a higher end dinner. Food was okay, but nothing special for the pricing. They did have good happy hour drink specials. This is probably a good gathering place for some drinks and food with a group of friends, but not an intimate dinner.

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Viterbo, Italy
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Grillsmith, Lakeland, by the Cobb theatre. Beautiful location, elegant environment, fancy menu, high priced...all fluff and no potatoes!!! I ordered a flatbread with potatoes, cheese, bacon and mascarpone/ricotta topping. The crust was hard and cruncy and the cheese almost unexistant. It costed me 9.90$. Not too bad but overpriced. My mother in law ordered a steak and bacon salad. Now,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Great happy hour spot with friends! I cannot come here without ordering the pumpkin crab bisque! Simply amazing! Also the ahi tuna appetizer with avocado is a favorite of mine.

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Lakeland, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This is probably one of the finest bar / restaurant in Lakeland. I usually go to the bar for the happy hour. Great food, atmosphere, and service. All the food I have had is very good.

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Additional Information about GrillSmith Restaurant

Address: 1569 Town Center Drive, Lakeland, FL
Phone Number: 863-688-8844
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1569 Town Center Drive, Lakeland, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: 863-688-8844

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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