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Earhart's Runway Grill

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3900 Don Emerson Dr, Ste 201, Lakeland, FL 33811-1263
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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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
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Quick, convenient lunch spot

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

3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Little Rock, Arkansas
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 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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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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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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211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
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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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
Loveland, Colorado
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

There was almost nothing good about our visit! They have a Friday special on fish and chips, which was pretty much inedible. I ate about two bites of fish, and when the watress took it away, she didn't even ask if there was a problem.The sweet potato fries were decent, but that was it. And it's expensive, especially for the... More 

1 Thank GrammaG2320

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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
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

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