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Cherry Pocket Steak & Seafood Shak

Cherry Pocket Steak & Seafood Shak is open for lunch and dinner. This lakeside restaurant in Lake Wales is known for fried seafood baskets, oysters, steak and cold beer.

Cherry Pocket Steak & Seafood Shak, a historic Lake Wales seafood restaurant, has been serving locals and drawing visitors to its waterfront property since the 1940s.

Cherry Pocket Steak & Seafood Shak

This isn’t just a seafood restaurant and bar, it’s an experience. Despite renovations, the Cherry Pocket still bares an Old Florida charm that only gets better with time. It started out as a 1-room store selling groceries and bait.

Today, Cherry Pocket is a full-service restaurant and bar serving lunch and dinner seven days per week. Patrons of all ages flock to this waterfront property for the some of the best meals and desserts around town.

Indoor and outdoor seating is available. During your visit, walk around the property. Cherry Pocket is also a fish camp, so check out the lake cabins and RV lots.

outdoor dining at Cherry Pocket Steak & Seafood Shak

The Menu

Cherry Pocket’s specialty is seafood and steaks. For example, you can order fresh caught grouper in a variety of ways, and steaks can be blackened or grilled. Catfish, tuna, salmon, scallops, alligator or chicken; in short, Cherry Pocket serves it all.

Save room for dessert, because the carrot cake, peanut butter pie, and key lime pie are delicious.

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