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Hotel Jacaranda

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$$ - $$$
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22 E Main St, Avon Park, FL 33825-3943
+1 863-453-2211
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Haines City, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of 10 met at here. Everything was good. They have children rates that are very reasonable. Grand daughters loved it too. Hotel is tastefully redone and always decorated for the season.

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Thank jerrigage
Avon Park, Florida
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This classic old hotel is well run buy the local college. Beautifully decorated at Christmas. Very good lunch buffet.

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Thank Barbara H
Avon Park, Florida
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I dine here often. The setting is a 1920's high society setting with beautiful architecture, and a warm, comfortable lobby area. There is usually live piano music from a resident musician. The Christmas display is outstanding and draws many people to use the big Christmas tree as a photo backstop. The food is buffet style, of excellent... More 

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Thank Roy B
Lake Placid, Florida
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The beautiful hotel opened in 1926, my Mother went to her graduation dance in 1940. Sunday 2017, six of us went to the buffet for lunch. Wonderful service, friendly staff and a really nice selection of food. The local college now owns the hotel, which houses the hotel management students as well as the culinary arts.

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Thank modelmeemaw
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful place. Decor is beautiful. Food is top notch. Service is impeccable. Can't say enough about how nice a place this is. A great Christmas treat.

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Thank joy2travels
Lake Placid, Florida
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We've now heard a number of versions of this restaurant ... food that is prepared by a university culinary college, food that is prepared otherwise, food that is only buffet-style, food that is off a menu, etc. A bit confused, four of us looked at the on-line site that read, "soup and sandwiches" for a Monday lunch. What the hey,... More 

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Thank Michael P
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We met friends here for lunch as it was a midway point. They had been here before and recommended it. The all-you-can eat buffet features southern-fried chicken and other regional cuisines along with daily favorites, a salad bar, a dessert bar, and a choice of coffee or tea. Guests are frequently invited to sample specialty dishes created by South Florida... More 

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Ontario's Highlands, Canada
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89 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Beautiful room with very good food. I only give it 4stars because this could have been hotter. The potatos were barely warm. The service was good and the price was reasonable.

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Thank Fred R
Fortville, Indiana
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

went for a lunch buffet-the food was very fresh and could tell a lot of it was homemade-it was a very good value

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Thank BuRickJr44
1 review
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Eight of us met for the buffet on Presidents Day. The scene is definitely what some locals call "Old Florida" as the hotel was built in the 1920s. The lobby is filled with antique to view in case you have to wait for a table, which we didn't. The food was very good. There's a salad bar, main course bar,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 E Main St, Avon Park, FL 33825-3943
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Avon Park
  • Phone Number: +1 863-453-2211

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