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Cafe Zuppina

4417 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33813-2119
+1 863-644-5144
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“baklava” (61 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4417 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33813-2119
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the food. Enjoy the authentic taste of veggies with middle eastern touch. It is small, but just call and reserve your table. They also do take out. Bring your own wine or beer. One of my most favorite places to eat. Can you believe...More

1  Thank Gloria B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always a treat to come here! Food is amazing and the hostess is very friendly. Wife did the brisket and I did the mixed grill. Brussels sprouts were done to perfection and the carrot salad is fantastic. Place is always immaculate and I can't wait...More

Thank CanesFanKen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If this restaurant had more space I would visit more often. Food was very good, a business associate invited me for lunch. Attended by owner, she was the only employee on the floor, other was in kitchen. Lunch hour was BUSY!! I felt crowded, too...More

Thank magvel004
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This family-run small restaurant is a hidden gem. The cuisine is Mediterranean, with an emphasis on Turkish favorites. Mrs. Zuppina personally oversees all the cooking and she is very serious about her restaurant. The hummus is excellent, so are the lamb dishes and the brussels...More

1  Thank Tourist66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had spinach triangles for the first time this week. Light as a feather puff pastry with fantastic fresh spinach inside.......they melted in our mouths! I moved on to my current favorite entree.....chicken kabobs. Wow! So tender and flavorful with just a touch of a...More

Thank Susan2264_34373
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Love this small and intimate mom and pops restaurant. There is outdoor seating in the back patio available too! My ultimate favorite is the Veggie platter!!! Good flavors and different samples of Mediterranean food that will satisfy your taste buds and be good for you!

Thank Carmen L C
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This place is very small, I would recommend making reservations. However the food is amazing! Authentic and made fresh, the taste will not disappoint.

Thank scottandangsimo
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Enjoying another wonderful evening at Cafe Zuppina. Tonight we both enjoyed the Mixed Grill. Fabulous pairing with a French Bordeaux we brought from home. Did you know you can eat at this fabulous restaurant and bring your own wine. 🍷. We're here at least once...More

Thank Lina W
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Finally got around to stopping for an early lunch. Every table filled when we left. Food cooked to order - don't go if you are in a big rush. We both had the chicken kebab. Superb! Came with pita & hummus, carrot salad, rice and...More

1  Thank HappyFLTravelers
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Today i ordered different meal from Cafe Zuppina i asked the Zuppina's Lamb Chops for me and my wife ordered the Veggie Moussaca we had a good lunch basically.I don't have words to describe how delicious the meals are. Everything was fresh and healthy.and of...More

Thank Gyopazos
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3 August 2016|
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Response from Travel_Food_Photos | Reviewed this property |
They are not open in weekends at this point However I talked to the owner today and Will be keeping saturdays open from August 2017
Vincent D
13 March 2015|
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Response from ChuckInFlorida202 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely casual. Seems to be very popular with local business people as well, so one will sometimes find various levels of dress.
Ed R
10 February 2015|
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Response from J.C. C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, closed weekends. Too bad so sad.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4417 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33813-2119
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-644-5144
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