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Eighteen East Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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18 E Main St, Avon Park, FL 33825-3943
863-453-1818
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15:00 - 23:00
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Avon Park, Florida
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A cozy apmosphere, good drinks and excellent, high quality fare from a chef. A must go if you are in Avon Park.

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Thank Roy B
David A, Owner at Eighteen East Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us!! And, thanks for the vote of confidence!!! More 

Sarasota, Florida, United States
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been here numerous times and the food is always awesome! We love the calamari, the gator tail, and the Philly Steak sandwich- just to name a few. The staff is friendly and the gregarious owner usually makes his rounds to greet each patron to see how they are enjoying their meal.

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Thank KandJFL
David A, Owner at Eighteen East Restaurant, responded to this review

SO glad you took the time to review us, but even happier it was a such a nice one!!! The Tail is new, so it's good to get responses!! Thanks, again and come see us soon!!! More 

Moline, United States
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58 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I came 1000 miles and ran into somebody from home… Owner is here after moving from Sweetser, Indiana. This restaurant is busy and efficient and very tasty. I had the burger which I highly recommend. A great restaurant and owned by a friend – way to go David Ailstock!!

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Thank Rick C
David A, Owner at Eighteen East Restaurant, responded to this review

SO good to see folks from a different era of my life!! Glad to have you get in here and even happier that you enjoyed yourself!!! Thanks a pile for inviting the Brunner's ( or vice versa ) !!! Great to see you!!!! More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Never did put in an order. Sat at the bar and was served our beers, then forgotten! Left money on the bar for the beers, had to guess at the amount, left hungry and pived. Terrible service!!

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Thank Shireen M
David A, Owner at Eighteen East Restaurant, responded to this review

So very sorry about the service!! I don't know the exact circumstances, but would like to make it up to you!! Give us another shot, it's worth it!!! More 

Sebring, Florida
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

My friend and I had tickets to a show at South Florida State College and decided on dinner before the show. My friend suggested Eighteen East. What a terrific meal! We both had the pork tenderloin sandwich and fries. The tenderloin was so large I had to cut it in half to fit on the bun. So tender and delicious.... More 

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Thank Darlene S
David A, Owner at Eighteen East Restaurant, responded to this review

So glad you found our little place in AP!!! ...and even more glad you enjoyed it!! I hope the show was great too!! Thanks for taking the time to rate us and thanks for the great rating!! See you next time!!! More 

Lecanto, Florida
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 February 2017

just stopped for a menu since I usually take out for dinner, but the calamari appetizer tempted me, so I ordered it. It was ready sooner than they predicted (pretty quickly) and was pretty good! Usually Calamari is either hit or miss, and I'm a very picky Italian, so saying "pretty good" is actually a big compliment from me! :)... More 

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Thank Lia G
David A, Owner at Eighteen East Restaurant, responded to this review

lol Thanks for the compliment on the calamari!! I'm a fan of it, too!! I'm so glad you enjoyed your time here!!! More 

Avon Park, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

A favorite place to dine! Always great food in a cool atmosphere! Servers are friendly and courteous. The owner David is usually in his restaurant and always makes sure all is OK your food!

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Thank Janice A
David A, Owner at Eighteen East Restaurant, responded to this review

So glad you enjoy my little piece of heaven!! lol I love it here and am always here, just sometimes busy in the back of the kitchen!! Come by often!! More 

Sebring, Florida
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

This was our 2nd visit and the food is always amazing! This last trip I forgot to take pictures of our food but my husband got the pork medallions, which were huge and I got the blackened red fish which both were good. We love this restaurant but are only complaint is the Service isn't very good. meaning you have... More 

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Thank Rbaker2016
David A, Owner at Eighteen East Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for making the trip on Valentine's day!! Busy night and a lot of tough issues for you and us!! lol We do share tips, so we try to share all responsibilities and duties. Sometimes this confuses customers on who to acknowledge for services and I apologize but this system seem to work for us. Thanks again... More 

Avon Park, Florida
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Eighteen East is a great restaurant that serves the best steaks and seafood around. The owner takes the time to visit the guests and customer service is clearly number one here. No matter what you try you will be pleasantly surprised by the culinary wonders that appear before you. Don't miss this when you visit Highlands County.

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1 Thank DEBBIE G
David A, Owner at Eighteen East Restaurant, responded to this review

Just want to thank you for taking the time to review us!! I am so glad you enjoyed yourself and the attempts at great customer services around here!!! Hope to see you soon!! More 

Boulder, Colorado
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

I attended a business dinner there and it was excellent. Small town feel with attention to detail. Great selection and attentive service. Regular crowd and a true desire to create a great dining experience. The staff actually ask for feedback which is unheard of. I was there with locals and now understand why the place is so popular. Live music... More 

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1 Thank doug15johnson
David A, Owner at Eighteen East Restaurant, responded to this review

First of all, thanks for coming by in the first place!! Second, thanks for taking the time for a review!! and most of all, thanks for the great time on your visit!! So glad you enjoyed yourself and we look forward to having you back!!! David More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
15:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
15:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
15:00 - 23:00
Thursday
15:00 - 23:00
Friday
15:00 - 23:00
Saturday
15:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 E Main St, Avon Park, FL 33825-3943
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Avon Park
  • Phone Number: 863-453-1818
Description
863.453.1818

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