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Earhart's Runway Grill

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3900 Don Emerson Dr, Ste 201, Lakeland, FL 33811-1263
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Ormond Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is good, and the prices reasonable. The room feels old and tired; the airport itself has seen better days. There was only one other party in the restaurant. Nothing wrong - but I wouldn't go out of my way to eat there again.

Thank Beverly N
Little Rock, Arkansas
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291 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

We have met here several times for business lunches. The food has always been good and the service has always been average or better.

Thank Roadhore
Lakeland, Florida
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I go about once a month with a group for a cars and coffee event. They have a great little buffet. The price is decent and the service is always great.

Thank shawnlakeland
Lakeland, Florida, United States
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

There were eight of us in our group and no one had a bad word to say about their choices. The service was excellent the atmosphere marvelous and the food was great. The view was out over the Lakeland Linder Airport with a fabulous Sunset to watch. The band that was playing was great with lots of people out of... More 

1 Thank Jon C
Lakeland, Florida
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Took mom there for Mothers Day 2013. It was a mess. The reservations were staged times for the buffet, but as the buffet wasn't ready overlaps occurred. The food promised in the price ($21) was not on the buffet so it was disappointing and more expensive than the food warranted

1 Thank Laura W
Chatham, Massachusetts
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335 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

Everyone was pleased with their meal. I had an excellent Waldorf salad. Service was very attentive and prompt. Nice atmosphere.

1 Thank Quinnscommentary
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450 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2013

Overlooking the Lakeland Airport, you can listen to pilots landing their planes (via headphones in booth), while you dine. I've only been there for lunch (2x), and each time the sandwiches have been very good. I found the waitress to be helpful & friendly, stopping by periodically to check on us. They serve a Sunday Brunch (both breakfast & lunch... More 

2 Thank FLworldwanderer
Lakeland, Florida
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234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

MY wife and I went to Earharts today for their prime rib brunch. I have to say it was one of the best prime ribs I have had in a long while. The buffet is not overwhelming, but enough to keep most everyone happy. I had a nice omelette to start with sausages, cooked to perfection. The meat was awesome,... More 

2 Thank jjk1944
Great Barrington, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

They opened just to accommodate our group of eleven on a Monday night and everyone gave it a thumbs up. My steak was perfectly cooked as ordered, tender, and juicy. Right on the airport with good views and some great airplane models and pics for decor

2 Thank mikalis
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86 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013 via mobile

Visited to see our family who were playing in a band there - Dock 7. Food was absolutely excellent amd the staff were very helpful. Very nice restaurant and atmosphere.

Thank 1969ws

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3900 Don Emerson Dr, Ste 201, Lakeland, FL 33811-1263
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: 863-937-8900

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