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cafe zuppina

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4417 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33813-2119
+1 863-644-5144
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I enjoyed the food. It Has a fun atmosphere. You'll enjoy your time there and the staff is very friendly.

Thank 407michaelz
Lakeland, Florida
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Small cozy place. Tastes genuinely mediterranean since the lady and her family who cook and run it are from there. You can bring your bottle of wine without corkage. They have loyal base of customers. Owner took care of us since it was our first time. Price on high side.

Thank Fernando L
Lakeland, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is SO good! Brussel sprouts are amazing ~ everything is! The brisket is my favorite but it's hard to go wrong. The owner is delightful.

Thank Irasema64
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this place! The chicken kebab meal is amazing. It is wonderful every single time! Feels like your grandma's cooking in the kitchen.

Thank Jennifer J
Cashiers, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have enjoyed eating here for many years. I now live far away and don't get to visit as often as I would like. For me Zuppinas is like going to a good friends house for a perfectly prepared meal. Our recent family get together could not have been any better. I always order the lamb, cooked every different way.... More 

Thank Jeffrey K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are tired of burgers and wings and want to try something new, here's a good place to start. We made reservations for dinner as recommended since it is just a small mom and pop place with 8-10 tables. They are also only open till 8 pm. I had hoped they might have an exotic Turkish beer bottle to... More 

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68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My mom has been talking so highly of this restaurant, so we finally went to lunch together. The food is absolutely outstanding! I don't like lamb nor eggplant, and many of the menu items feature one or the other. I had the brisket lunch platter. It came with beans, a carrot salad, rice and Brussels sprouts (which I never eat... More 

Thank heatherpiro
Crestwood, Kentucky
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cafe Zuppina was a second choice, chosen completely off Google, as our first choice was closed on Mondays. It is small. Our party of twelve would not have been able to sit together inside and we would have been bumping elbows with other patrons. However, the day was saved by a delightful small courtyard behind the rear of the building.... More 

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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016

Management personnel and staff working hard to make it patriots happy, when you visit. good food and well serve

Thank Cecil C
Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

Just amazing food. I can't recommend this enough. I will be back. Everything tastes so fresh. Atmosphere is nothing, but the food is heavenly. If you want simply great food with no frills this is it. Middle Eastern food and wonderful people.

Thank Kevin O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4417 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33813-2119
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-644-5144

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?