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Lulu Restaurant - CLOSED

101 East Retta Esplanade, The Wyvern Hotel, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
941-637-5858
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Cuisines: American, Latin
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Lulu is located on the first floor and roof of the luxurious Wyvern Hotel. Our first floor dining features a new menu for 2013. Our roof top with the scenic sunset views of the harbor area, trendy drinks, weekend bands and fabulous atmosphere make it the place to be for all.

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English first
vero beach fl
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Only ate breakfast there 4 days. Menu limited but very good and balanced and a very good price value. Staff is very good and they do not rush anybody.

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McCaysville, Georgia
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

This elegant looking restaurant definitely doesn't live up to the cost of the menu items. We went there, knowing that it was pricey but wanted to celebrate a special occasion. We were very disappointed. The food was only average, small servings, and, in fact slightly greasy. By the end of the meal it was an expensive mistake we won't be... More

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Arlington, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Quite a disappointment. It started as we were seated at 6:30pm in the almost-empty restaurant and told several of the most promising items listed on the menu were unavailable. Things went downhill once food was served. Basket of stale bread, boring iceberg lettuce salad with watery and tasteless bleu cheese dressing and uninspired entrees. The “tomato basil salad” side dish... More

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Chris H, Guest Relations Manager at Lulu Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear PVTraveler2013, I would like to thank you for your review to let us know how your experience with us was. I am not sure if you are aware or not, but our restaurant is currently in the stages of renovations, soon to become a sports bar and grill. Our doors closed on 8/1/13, and is expected to re-open around... More

Punta Gorda, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We ate at LuLu on the 4th of July. We had the churrasco steak, which was delicious. The décor and the service was wonderful. We recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting the Punta Gorda area.

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Clearwater, Florida
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

When we first started to go to the Wyvern Hotel about two years ago, the food at Lulu's was superb and the service matched. Over time, the service has not held to the standards that it once had and the menu has changed often. They used to offer specials which were indeed, special. Now they have an appbreviated menu and... More

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Chris H, Guest Relations Manager at Lulu Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello EnidBetty, thank you for your candid response. I would like you to know that our LuLu Restaurant is currently closed and renovations are underway for us to open in October as a sports bar and grill. The management of LuLu's and The Wyvern Hotel have listened to our guests and have decided it is time for a change. Please... More

Grand Rapids, MI
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

This really is a lovely restaurant.........the service was excellent. It was not crowded on the Wednesday that we went and I am not sure why. We all had salads with the homemade dressing and it was great. We all had different dinners, everyone liked what they ordered. My grouper was large but maybe a bit fishy tasting.......but that could be... More

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Port Charlotte, Florida
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

We ate there before with friends and we were not impressed then. The same friend wanted to go back for her birthday because she loved their Mussels. Three couples met them there. The Restaurant was empty at 6:15 which told me a lot but our friend insisted on staying. The dining room is blocked off and you have to eat... More

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Chris H, Guest Relations Manager at Lulu Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your candid response. I would like you to know that our LuLu Restaurant is currently closed and renovations are underway for us to open in October as a sports bar and grill. The management of LuLu's and The Wyvern Hotel have listened to our guests and have decided it is time for a change. Please... More

Columbia, IL
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181 reviews 181 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

I checked on line as we were celebrating a memorable moment in our lives and we wanted to return to LuLu since we enjoyed it so much before. Knowing that we are in Florida during the off season we checked the hotel and restaurant menu and called to make sure they were open and even made reservations. Half of the... More

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Chris H, Guest Relations Manager at Lulu Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your candid response. I would like you to know that our LuLu Restaurant is currently closed and renovations are underway for us to open in October as a sports bar and grill. The management of LuLu's and The Wyvern Hotel have listened to our guests and have decided it is time for a change. Please... More

Punta Gorda, Florida
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

Lulu's has totally changed their operation, although the Executive Chef (who doesn't cook there) remains. The dining room has been closed and the foyer by the bar is the only place to eat. There is no more lunch. The new dinner menu is comprised of mostly sandwiches and burgers, etc. If you liked Lulu's before, you'll probably be disappointed now.... More

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Chris H, Guest Relations Manager at Lulu Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your candid response. I would like you to know that our LuLu Restaurant is currently closed and renovations are underway for us to open in October as a sports bar and grill. The management of LuLu's and The Wyvern Hotel have listened to our guests and have decided it is time for a change. Please... More

Punta Gorda
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

My sister and I celebrated on the roof top of the Wyvern, then moved to Lulu's and had the best martinis with dinner. The food was great and the service was too!

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