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Red Door Lakeland

This homey wine bar and bistro near Polk Museum of Art in Lakeland features seasonal eclectic craft food and beverages, including small plates, large plates, vegetarian options and unique desserts.

Red Door Lakeland was the first wine bar to open in Lakeland back in 2009. Over time the popular wine bar made the transition to a full restaurant featuring craft beer, craft cocktails, wine and brilliantly prepared food. Red Door Lakeland favorites include Chicken & Waffles, Brisket Mac ‘n Cheese and Polk Belly BLT. Dine inside or sit on the bungalow’s front porch or patio.

Craft Food & Drinks

Just steps away from Lake Morton, Red Door Lakeland is serves up eclectic craft food and beverages to locals and visitors in a quaint, yet hip, atmosphere. From small plates of cheese and hummus perfectly paired with wines and beer, to succulent specialties like roasted bone marrow and escargot, Red Door Lakeland knows how to get a meal started.

Highlights from the Menu

In addition to a menu that stays as fresh as their fare, Red Door Lakeland features unique dishes you won’t find elsewhere.

  • Chicken & Waffle Sliders – Buttermilk Fried Chicken, Miniature Waffles, Bacon, Cheddar, Burbon Maple Syrup
  • Red Door Brunch – You’ll find interesting and delightfully fresh options for your dining experience. From steak & eggs, deep-fried monte cristo, to corn beef hash, we have the brunch you’ve been looking for.
  • Ultimate Bloody Mary – Red Door Lakeland is very involved in community outreach and participating in events that support local business owners.

Plan Your Visit

Because of the unique nature of Red Door Lakeland’s seasonal menus, diners are encouraged to check the website or call ahead to see what exciting treats and events await them. Management encourages reservations.

Red Door Lakeland is across the street from Polk Museum of Art and near the largest one-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture at Florida Southern College.


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