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The Poor Porker

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801 E Main St, Lakeland, FL 33801-5126
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“beignets” (32 reviews)
“brown butter” (3 reviews)
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American, Cafe
801 E Main St, Lakeland, FL 33801-5126
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Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

We went to Lakeland for a wedding and decided to stay one night at Terrace Hotel, after checking out, we decided to take a stroll around Lake Mirror, while walking around I got a little thirsty and my husband walked around until he found this...More

1  Thank Milena S
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Really over-priced and really terrible beignets. Don't even think of getting a topping like a tiny drizzle of Hershey's syrup, as that is a server upcharge. Really terrible food.

1  Thank Facethewoods
Reviewed February 20, 2018

We rented the Poor Porker out for my parents 50th last year , It was a wonderful success and the food and service was fantastic!

Thank kamkam18
Reviewed December 25, 2017

Cute place sells some beverages and bagettes, cute decor just to sit and relax with a few friends not a kid friendly place more for the older group of 20 plus. Music on the weekends from the locals a must visitopen on the weekends and...More

Thank Jeanmarie E
Reviewed December 21, 2017

Some places sell atmosphere and others create a comfortable space like these folks have done, I have enjoyed every visit.

Thank toddmQ5710XI
Reviewed December 21, 2017

Not what you would expect. But this has to be one of the best for BBQ in Polk County. Reasonable. Great portions. Funky environment.

Thank bryan b
Reviewed November 17, 2017

This is such a fresh change from ordinary. Relaxed atmosphere with delicious coffee and warm beignets new orleans style. Sauces are delicious. Apparently some alcohol but did not go to that area. Places to sit and enjoy the evening in a relaxed state.

Thank travellouie
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Cute place to hang out with friends in the open air. The decor is really cute as well. At times they have some music or entertainment on the weekends. The Bagnettes are delicious and many toppings to choose from . Stop in and you will...More

Thank Jeanmarie E
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Everyone I know has been there at one point or another. So I took the opportunity to go to have their beignets. They were very good. It was a relaxed atmosphere, and I enjoyed the old gas station or garage that was converted into a...More

1  Thank awesomescottm
Reviewed July 26, 2017

Can't beat these beignets! I love the brown butter caramel flavor. The iced coffee is also good, but strong!

Thank AndreaMerritt
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 801 E Main St, Lakeland, FL 33801-5126
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
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