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Red Elephant Pizza & Grill

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5216 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33813-2516
863-937-9141
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We love Red Elephant because there is always something yummy on their menu to choose from even if you don't know what you want as you walk in the door. Mahi, chicken or beef grills with a variety of toppings, often making it hard to choose. So many different pizza combinations you want to try something new but hard not... More 

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Thank Susan B
Lakeland, Florida
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there for the first time. Place was empty but they still sat us near the kitchen. The server had zero enthusiasm, you can tell she does not like her job. The table had been cleaned off but was sticky. I am assuming she used a dirty cloth. They have a small room where you can have larger parties.... More 

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Thank Cathy5727
Lakeland, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

This used to be one of my favorite restaurants a few years ago. Then I moved away. I recently moved back to Lakeland and wanted a Red Elephant pizza. Was I ever disappointed! Don't expect the pizza to look anything like the picture on their menu. The crust, that used to be so tasty and light and puffy around the... More 

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Thank Mary S
Lakeland, Florida, USA
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Great place to eat with the family. Very friendly waitresses very reasonable prices, there is something for everyone in your family :-)

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Thank SAMinott
Lakeland, Florida
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We liked the food at Red Elephant. They have delicious pizza. However, on our last visit over a year ago, we had a live roach in the food. It was a so we left and have never returned.

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Thank virginaiadiane
Lakeland, Florida
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Nothing fancy, but good pizza, good burgers and other sandwiches. Great desert. Very good, courteous service.

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Thank Dean C
Lakeland, Florida
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103 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

My wife came by to grab a Friday night dinner. We were seated immediately. The service was excellent and fast the entire night. We ordered the spinach and artichoke dip which wasn't very good. The Santa Fe pizza on the other hand was phenomenal! The amount of food we got for the price was great as well. It's not the... More 

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Thank newlymarriedman12
Lakeland, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

I've never been disappointed at the Red Elephant. The burgers are always done to order and the pizza is real good too. The service was spot on even when they're crowded which is a testament to good management. The place is always clean too which weighs heavily with the missus who also enjoys the gluten-free menu. It misses the 5... More 

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Thank J C
Lakeland, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We were so pleased to find they actually have a gluten free pizza and sandwiches. This bread is not dry and crumbly. I asked to verify they got the order correct. I was just that good. Thank you Brandi for your suggestions.

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Thank rumrunnersforall
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Service was ok, pizza was not. Crust didn't taste fresh, sauce very heavy in spots and non existent in others. Definitely not worth the money. J Burns and Palace are 10 times better

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Pizza, Italian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5216 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33813-2516
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: 863-937-9141

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