Posto 9, in downtown Lakeland, is a culinary destination inspired by the bright and exciting flavors of Brazil, where masterfully crafted seasonal foods meet outstanding service.
Indulge your senses when you dine at Posto 9, a Brazilian gastropub in downtown Lakeland. The restaurant’s commitment to excellence is reflected in its decor, ambience and service, resulting in unwavering rave reviews. Brunch, lunch or dinner at Posto 9 will be an experience you won’t soon forget.
Chef Michel uses fresh, local ingredients to create culinary art that fuses Southern tradition and bold Brazilian flavor. Each dish and cocktail is perfectly prepared, beautifully presented and as mouthwatering as can be.
Owners Marco and Grace Franca have made Posto 9 a destination for foodies living in and visiting Central Florida. “When asked what we love and miss most about Brazil, our answer is always the same: the cuisine. Posto 9 was born from our desire to bring the best of Brazilian fare and culture to the community we now call home.”
Reservations are highly recommended, but not required.
Though the menu changes seasonally, the following items are popular at Posto 9:
- Chicken and Waffles – cheese bread waffles topped with Bahia spice fried chicken, guava ketchup and bacon salt.
- Caprese Mineira – Minas cheese, heirloom tomatoes, raw hearts of palm and arugula topped with a pesto vinaigrette, Bahia spice shrimp and cashew nuts.
- Salmon – British Columbia king salmon, shallots and fried eggs topped with fried capers, cherry tomatoes, passion fruit vinaigrette and wild greens.
- Certified Black Angus – 28 ounce Tomahawk Ribeye
View their current menu at posto9gastropub.com.
Bringing the kids or need gluten free, vegetarian or vegan options? Not a problem. Chef Michel is happy to create dishes for everyone in your dining party without skimping on flavor.
The Rooftop Lounge
Enjoy delectable bites, a beautiful view and a selection of Brazil’s finest cocktails with friends or family on Posto 9’s Ipanema rooftop. No matter the occasion, an evening to remember is in store.
Summer Hours: Thursday - Saturday, 5:00 - 11:00 p.m
Supporting the Arts & Our Community
Posto 9 features art by students at Lakeland’s Harrison School for the Arts, as well as Romero Britto, the well-known pop-artist from Brazil.