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Central Florida Restaurants

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Try something delicious at these restaurants in Central Florida. You’ll soon find out superb eats are a specialty in Florida’s Sweetest Spot. Don’t forget our coffee shops or local breweries either!

Room for dessert? Smack dab in the heart of Central Florida, about half way between Orlando and Tampa, you’ll find a tasty treat in the award winning grapefruit pie served at Lang Sun Country Grove’s Taste of Florida Café.

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Superb eats are a specialty in Florida’s Sweetest Spot. So what’ll it be? Napkin-obliterating BBQ? Classic high-end steakhouse fare? From upscale elegance to down-home grub, Central Florida’s food scene is sure to please everyone from the culinary curious to the chicken-fingers-only crowd. Try something delicious at these restaurants in Central Florida.

Local Favorites

From kid-friendly restaurants and barbecue restaurants recognized by Garden & Gun Magazine, to Gastropubs and TripAdvisor’s #1 restaurant in Lakeland, here are a few of our local favorites: Andy’s Drive-in Restaurant & Igloo, Harborside and Arabellas Ristorante in Winter Haven, Nineteen61, Harry’s Seafood Bar & Grille, Red Door Lakeland and Café Zuppina in Lakeland, and Peebles Bar-B-Q in Auburndale.

Sweets & Coffee

Cookies, cakes, pies, and CRUFFINS are just a few of the goodies you can find at the various artisan bakeries located in Polk County. Our local favorites include Born & Bread Bakehouse (Cruffins) and The Market at Café Zuppina in Lakeland.  Coffee lovers need to visit Concord Coffee, Hillcrest Coffee and Black & Brew Coffee House & Bistro in Lakeland, and N+1 Coffee in Winter Haven.

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Richard’s Fine Coffees

Counter of baked goods at Richard's Fine Coffees in downtown Winter Haven FL

Located adjacent to the Winter Haven Public Library in Winter Haven, Richard’s Coffee Shop is…

Address: 330 Avenue A NW
Winter Haven, FL 33881

Phone: 863-291-3082

Unfiltered Bartow

Two cups of coffee on wooden table. One with chocolate drizzle and one with caramel drizzle.

Unfiltered in downtown Bartow is a coffee shop, bookstore, retail store and venue for workshops…

Address: 160 Broadway Avenue
Bartow, FL 33830

Phone: 813-481-1234

Concord Coffee

2 people sitting a coffee bar, reading magazine. Drinks are on bar. At Concord Coffee in Lakeland, FL

Concord Coffee is a craft coffee shop and espresso bar located in Lakeland, focusing on…

Address: 1037 S Florida Ave #135
Lakeland, FL 33803

Phone: 863-225-2283

Amonie Jo’s Coffee

Amonie Jo's Coffee

Locally owned coffee shop in Downtown Winter Haven serving Ethos Roasters coffee and a signature…

Address: 1654 1st St N
Winter Haven, FL 33881

Phone: 863-307-7442

Haven Coffee Roasters

Haven Coffee Roasters Logo

A craft coffee roaster and full-service specialty coffee bar in Downtown Winter Haven crafting unique…

Address: 140 3rd St SW
Winter Haven, FL 33880

Phone: 863-251-9619

Divicious Deli and Coffee Shop

Divicious Deli and Coffee Shop

Divicious Deli and Coffee Shop in downtown Lakeland specializes in a combination of hot or…

Address: 128 E Main St
Lakeland, FL 33801

Phone: 863-940-9779

Mister Chris Coffee Gallery & Depot

Photo of the exterior of Mr Chris Coffee Depot

Mister Chris’ Coffee Gallery & Depot is inside Frostproof’s Historic Train Depot built in 1912.

Address: 118 E. Wall St.
Frostproof, FL 33843

Phone: 863-449-1507

AX-Caliber Axe Venue & Coffee House

3 lanes at AX-Caliber Axe Venue in downtown Lakeland

AX-Caliber Axe Venue & Coffee House, located right in the heart of Downtown Lakeland, is…

Address: 204 E. Orange St., Suite 102
Lakeland, FL 33801

Phone: 863-592-3500

N+1 Coffee

almond pastry on plate next to latte on wooden bar next to plant at N+1 Coffee

N+1 Coffee is a craft coffee shop proudly serving baked goods from Honeycomb Bread Bakers…

Address: 251 3rd St SW
Winter Haven, FL 33880

Phone: 863-662-5416

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