Coronavirus (Covid-19) Information and Resources for Travelers
Harborside Restaurant is a great option for waterfront dining in Central Florida, located on Winter Haven's Lake Shipp

Open Restaurants

We know the importance of maintaining social distancing, washing hands and not touching our faces; however, you still need to eat! Restaurants that have reopened in Central Florida have adjusted their business procedures to ensure guest and staff safety.

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Red Door Lakeland

As of May 2020, restaurants that have reopened offer dine-in service, in addition to takeout and delivery. Each establishment has put additional measures in place to ensure a safe & enjoyable experience for their guests. Whether you want to dine inside, enjoy lunch or dinner on a restaurant’s patio, or get your meal to go, our restaurants are waiting to serve you, your family and your friends.

Outdoor & Patio Dining

Searching for the perfect patio dining experience? We’ve got you covered. Most restaurants in downtown Winter Haven and downtown Lakeland offer outside seating. Those restaurants include Fire, Harry’s Seafood Bar & Grille, Black & Brew Coffee House & Bistro, and Bistro Pizza.

Harborside in Winter Haven offers lakeside sunset views, fresh seafood and two outdoor dining areas.

If you’re near Lakeside Village in Lakeland, we suggest Abuelos. Other great Lakeland restaurants with outdoor dining include Cob & Pen, Good Thyme and Red Door Lakeland.

Want to Dine In?

couple eating at Arabellas Ristorante in Winter Haven, FL

Arabellas Ristorante

Currently restaurants in Florida are limiting their indoor occupancy to no more than 50% of the building’s capacity. Outdoor seating is permissible with a minimum of six feet between parties, seating parties of 10 or fewer people only and keeping bar counters closed to seating.

Be sure to review our complete directory of Restaurants.

Breweries Open or Offering Take-Out

Breweries and Bars in Polk County, including Grove Roots Brewing Co., Swan Brewing and Revival open and offer take-out.

As the CDC continues to monitor and update their guidelines, the hours and availability of these establishments could change. Please check with the restaurant for the most up-to-date information.

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