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“Nice place for lunch or dinner after shopping!”
Review of Grillsmith

Grillsmith
Ranked #5 of 446 Restaurants in Lakeland
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Auburndale, Florida
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Nice place for lunch or dinner after shopping!”
Reviewed June 5, 2013

I have been here several times. On my last visit the service was excellent and the food was really good. Our waiter was very attentive and took great care of us. Menu have a lot to choose from and food usually meets expectations. Will go back.

Visited March 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Richmond, Virginia
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105 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“WONDERFUL SERVICE”
Reviewed May 5, 2013

Booked for a party of 20. Had two servers, Tori and Kelli, who were exceptional, very attentive, professional and nice. Brought in a cake, they took over delivering it on time, adding candles, cutting it and serving it(without being asked)! THAT was such a help and big relief to me. Because of their service, the next time I am in Lakeland I will be back to the restaurant. The food was delicious also, especially the pumpkin crab soup! Others enjoyed the chicken wrap appetizer, the spicy thai shrimp appetizer was very flavorful. Parents loved the oak barrel salmon. Daughters raved over the side caesar salad. Highly recommend this place! The only reason why I rated this restaurant as average for families with children is that - I would want other diners to enjoy their experience there, not to be interrupted with noise from younger diners. They do definitely accommodate families but IN MY OPINION I would keep my younger ones at home with a sitter. Also, their outdoor dining is pet friendly for you animal lovers.

  • Visited May 2013
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Winter Haven, Florida
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327 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Great different choices”
Reviewed May 4, 2013 via mobile

Went for an anniversary dinner. Started with filet tips egg rolls a- delicious and not a normal appetizer. Much of the fish and steak had choice of ways to cook, healthy salmon was perfect, also a different choice of sides. Ended with brownie parfait- chocolate mousse, brownies, chocolate sauce. Entire dinner was different but so nice to have something other than the normal chain restaurant. Will definitely go back- loved it!

Visited May 2013
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Orlando, Florida
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“Eclectic mix of food in Lakeland Village”
Reviewed April 22, 2013 via mobile

We had a dinner meeting here. A bit noisy and average food. The atmosphere was nice and location is great.

Visited April 2013
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Sunday Brunch Review”
Reviewed April 10, 2013

We decided to venture out on a Sunday to Grillsmith for lunch in Lakeland. Though their hostess stand "gatekeeper" was gruff for a Sunday morning and a personal challenge to attempt booking a reservation "post-church", we were pleasantly surprised to be seated immediately this day upon walk-up.

In addition, we were excited to learn of their Sunday Brunch offerings. A full lunch/dinner menu is also offered, but I recommend sidestepping the norm and give their Brunch a try. The menu consists of the normal fare (i.e. eggs, breads, bacon, fruit, etc) but Grillsmith steps it up with their expected flair.

We started with the Chambord Mimosa - absolutely refreshing and delicious and a gracious quantity. We ordered the Greek egg-white omelet and the recommended Smoked Applewood bacon omelet - both with fruit sides. Our meals was delivered timely and hot - something out of the ordinary at typical Brunch settings. Each dish was full of flavor and the fruit was very fresh.

Our server, Kaelyn, was excellent - both present and attentive.

The atmosphere was busy, but not overbearing. Outside seating is available, but in demand.

This location is a personal favorite and continues to surprise and deliver a nice option for a good meal.

  • Visited April 2013
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