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Blue Palmetto Cafe

1151 Tower Blvd, Lake Wales, FL 33853-3470
+1 863-676-1355
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (26 reviews)
“sandwiches” (21 reviews)
“veggie wrap” (9 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1151 Tower Blvd, Lake Wales, FL 33853-3470
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very pleasantly surprised to find such a delightful spot inside Bok Tower Grounds. Food excellent, freshly prepared, menu has something for everyone. Not your usual food when in a tourist location. Prices very moderate for what you get. Can not do better than stop here.

Thank duffydog100
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Was with my Mom and Aunt. Aunt and I had the Chicken Blueberry Salad and Mom had the Superfoods Salad. They were both good and the dressings were yummy. The little wheat rolls served with were yummy too. Sat on the outside patio with a...More

Thank Cawl1125
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You could dine inside or outside under umbrellas. You ordered at the counter but the dishes were deviled to your table. There was a good variably of salads, sandwiches beverages and dessert. The ice cream was a real treat.

Thank Joanne207
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The salad was really good! This is a “order at the counter and we bring the food” kind of place with the wine served in plastic cups. Too bad - It would be the perfect setting for a nice cafe with a wait staff. Lots...More

Thank Janet T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This café is located near the Visitor Center at Bok Tower Gardens and is an excellent place to dine while visiting. My son and I ate lunch here while touring the gardens and were very pleased. The food is light, fresh, delicious and very reasonably...More

Thank tedlong29
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by the cafe after our visit to Bok Tower Gardens, to grab a bite to eat before our drive home, and were pleasantly surprised. It was very busy and there was a fairly long line to order, but it moved very quickly. The...More

Thank RosieSpoonbill
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wife and I both had the turkey-cranberry wrap. Great choice. Several craft beers available in bottles. Outside dining - so you can listen to the carillon if your timing is good. Order from a counter.

Thank spikenails
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Place to get drinks, ice cream, sandwhiches while visiting. Convenient, air conditioned, expect a waiting line at peak times.

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is Sat. March 3, 2018. It as been a little over two years since we last visited the Bok Tower gardens and had lunch in the café here. We were with two friends and again decided to have lunch out on the outdoor patio...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 16 February 2018

The cafe is at Bok Tower Gardens and is located by the gift shop. The turkey and Gouda sandwich was very good, as was the coffee ice cream! Just a note, there is a guided tour at 12, and there is typically a rush of...More

Thank Felicia H
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26 March 2017|
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Response from pamperedPennsylvania | Reviewed this property |
This is a cafe where you order at the counter and they give you a metal tepee number to place on your table. They bring the food to your table when it is ready. Inside seating and outside tables. It is a lovely cafe but not... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1151 Tower Blvd, Lake Wales, FL 33853-3470
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lake Wales
  • Phone Number: +1 863-676-1355
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