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Lupton's Catering & Restaurant

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5299 E Busch Blvd, Tampa, FL 33617-5403
+1 813-985-6963
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Tampa, Florida
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109 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I figure you've read some of the other reviewers comments about Lupton's regarding the outside appearance or possibly the inside, too. You can bet this is not a shiny new deco glass building. A little worn, maybe like your favorite old pair of shoes? Inside is quaint with the radio controlled airplanes hanging from a cloudy sky painted ceiling. There... More 

Thank JBVette74
Tampa, Florida
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

After reading their online reviews we had to try Lupton's. The outside doesn't look like much, and the inside is a bit of a throw-back to the 1950's-60's Mom & Pop style and has radio-controlled airplanes hanging from the ceiling and several TV's positioned around the restaurant. Although there weren't many customers when we arrived it was still a bit... More 

Thank BelievelandTraveler
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I was told about this place by a friend of mine who really like to eat. First let me say that if you just go by the outside, you probably won't come inside. And even after you come inside, if you look around you might not stay. The place is old and could probably use some remodeling, but if you... More 

Thank Lucius G
Tampa, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

A lot of food to choose from at a reasonable price. Very tasty and you need to be rolled out the door.

2 Thank lorirleung
Cocoa Beach, Florida
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116 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We stumbled across this place by accident and man are we glad we did.. The buffet is absolutely A M A Z I N G... Ribs,chicken,greens,grits my god there is everything.. We will drive 2 hours each way just to eat here..The staff is as polite as can be and the food is always perfect..If you are in Tampa you... More 

Thank Billy M
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Where to start! There is something for everyone. 3 different types of chicken, ribs, Mac n cheese, greens, baked beans, tacos, salad bar and on Saturday and Sunday a smorgasbord for breakfast that is served until 2pm!! Perfect for those late starts after a great night! Plus the price includes all the tea, coffee and water you like😊 and they... More 

Thank Paulette M
Tampa, FL
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98 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

If your looking for a great buffet on a budget, this is the place to go. The fried chicken, ribs, sliced beef along with the salad bar and breakfast items were awesome. If you enjoy sitting back and being able to eat as much as you can this is the place to go. The desserts were a bit scarce, but... More 

1 Thank sungodTampa
Louisville, Kentucky
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345 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Paying the check is a little challenge...i guess they have a frequent dining program and various coupons out there because people in front of me had issues getting their credit processed/applied. Selection was nice but the quality wasn't the best. The food was hot in temperature which is a challenge with all buffets. Convenient...simple comfort soul southern food for eating.... More 

Thank jdreynoldsjr
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60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

This is an all-you-can-eat smaller Buffet the service is very good the vegetables and Alder very good MTG roast beef and stuff for the kind of average but I want to hear again

Thank Herman S
1 review
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Jeff Lupton was awesome. My nephew was married there. Beautiful! Wedding in one location and reception was in another location. The DJ Jeff recommended was the best D.J. I have heard. We met with him and disused what he wanted. Thank you Jeff for everything.

Thank Rhonda W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5299 E Busch Blvd, Tampa, FL 33617-5403
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-985-6963

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?