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Whistle Stop Cafe

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102 S Collins St, Plant City, FL 33563-5530
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10:00 - 15:00
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Tue - Sat 10:00 - 15:00
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in or near Plant City, go to the old town and cross the railway tracks to the cafe on the corner. Good choice of food at reasonable prices. Obliging staff who readily made suggestions or alterations to menu items. Well worth a visit if in the area antique shop browsing.

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Thank Viv2016x
Dunnellon, Florida
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87 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We were out for a ride today and ended up in Plant City. We walked around and visited some of the businesses and finally decided to stop for a bite to eat. Like the sign in the place says, If you have reservations, your in the wrong place! Nothing fancy about the place, but it is super clean, the food... More 

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Thank Jim E
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I have been going to this little place for the past 18 years. Marty and Jerry treat you like family. The menu is simple with homemade soups and sandwiches. The bread is freshly made daily. The sandwiches are filled with all of the goodies. They serve a cherry smash for a nickel with your meal. It even comes in an... More 

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Thank Lori S
Lakeland, Florida
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We enjoyed a lunch at Whistle Stop. It features charming train decor in an old soda fountain-style setting. The restaurant itself is located right next to the train tracks so don't be surprised if your conversation is interrupted by the plaintive sound of a train horn and the loud clatter of the tracks as one rolls through town. The bread... More 

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Thank Grandimperialpoohbah
Lakeland, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

We eat there from time to time. The sandwiches have fresh made bread. The cookies are fresh. Nice little cafe.

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Thank jamesbV5620NE
Plant City, Florida
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

My husband and I shared a sandwich here, it was the turkey club. and it was great. The atmosphere is warm and homey as well.

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Thank kspell24
Hiawassee, Georgia
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Been coming here for years and have found this business to be consistent. They are consistently nice, polite, prompt. The food is consistently good including homemade soups and breads.

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Thank kathybw00d
Plant City, Florida
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I have to say I only went there a couple of time. wasn't that impressed. food was just ok and pricey.

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Thank 2Funseekers
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

The bread made here is great.....but that's about it. The electric cords hanging from the wall where children could get hold of them, the bathroom needs a good cleaning, and the help is adequate to say the best. The sandwich was dry. Soda had too much carbonation. Ambiance non-existent. Just not enough good to keep us going there. Does have... More 

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Thank SGSanctuary
Plant City, Florida
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

The Whistle Stop is decent. If you happen to go by during the 13 minutes they seem to be open each day. Part of the problem is the parking. They are right beside the railroad, which definitely is a plus for the atmosphere and charm, but that means you either have to circle around and come down the one-way street... More 

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Thank Daniel G

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Soups
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 15:00
Thursday
10:00 - 15:00
Friday
10:00 - 15:00
Saturday
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 S Collins St, Plant City, FL 33563-5530
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Plant City
Description
Family owned and operated restaurant in Downtown Plant City. Very popular with the locals. Great food and historical atmosphere.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?