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Grillsmith Lakeland

1569 Town Center Dr, Lakeland, FL 33803-7968
+1 813-425-6265
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“thai shrimp” (7 reviews)
“steak” (53 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1569 Town Center Dr, Lakeland, FL 33803-7968
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1 - 10 of 521 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We have been here many, many times and are never disappointed. The venue is nice, the service is experienced, the drinks are stiff, the wines by the glass are great, the wine list is big enough and the food is outstanding. If you are considering...More

Thank Travelswell4fun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love Grillsmith and have taken many friends there for birthday celebrations! It's my "go to" place when you can't decide. Good menu selection, service, drinks and atmosphere. A little up-scale, but not too much! Great location as well.

Thank Callianne64
Brian K, General Manager at Grillsmith Lakeland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your 5 star review! We love having everyone's special days celebrated with us. We hope to have you in for any more celebrations coming up!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So this is the second time I entertained customers for dinner and drinks at this restaurant and I gotta say they didn't disappoint. The variety of food they offer here is diverse and all over the place, but I think that's a good thing since...More

Thank Paul B
Brian K, General Manager at Grillsmith Lakeland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Paulie- Thank you for the 5 star review! We love being able to offer as many different possibilities for our guests tastes. We hope to have you back in soon to entertain your guests again!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoy our dinners @ Grillsmith… Rightfully, and knowingly, they're not cheap meals by virtually any eatery standard, but when it's all said-and-done, it's worth the money spent. Their ribs are without question some of the best I've ever eaten, they're dinner salads, especially...More

Thank PlantCityBubba
Brian K, General Manager at Grillsmith Lakeland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for telling us about your visit! We appreciate getting any and all feedback. Our Napa Valley salad is our guest’s favorite and has been a staple on our menu for a very long time. I don’t see it going anywhere anytime soon. We...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018

I stopped in Grillsmith while traveling from out of town for business. I wanted a cold glass of wine and something rather light for dinner, that wasn't a salad. The Pinot Grigio was on happy hour for $5 a glass and it was rather good...More

Thank Sunnybuckeye62
Brian K, General Manager at Grillsmith Lakeland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback in regards to your most recent visit to Grillsmith. We love having our out of town visitors come in regularly. Come and see us on your next time traveling through. We will have your wine ready for you!

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Delicious food made from scratch. Fresh and tastu. Good bar. Friendly staff. Been back every year we are here.

Thank pattrick02
Brian K, General Manager at Grillsmith Lakeland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Pattrick- Thank you! All of our chefs take pride in the food we prepare. Being scratch keeps it fresh! Thank you for your feedback and we hope you continue to come back each time you are in town.

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

The Grillsmith is not cheap, but the food is good, and the service is good! I had the Chicken Milanese; umm, umm! And my dad had the red snapper (fish of the day). We will go again!

Thank Jose H
Chef J, Manager at Grillsmith Lakeland, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Jose, Thank you for choosing to dine with us. We're pleased to hear that your service and food were good. We hope you'll dine with us again soon.

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Good food and good service. One of the better restaurants in Lakeland. My personal favorite is the bourbon salmon salad. Clients seem to really like the steaks.

Thank 998je
Chef J, Manager at Grillsmith Lakeland, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

The Bourbon Salmon Salad is so delicious- we're happy you've fallen in love with it as well. Thank you for leaving us this feedback. We'll be sure we share your positive impressions with the Lakeland staff. See you and your clients again soon!

Reviewed 23 July 2018

Celebrating a birthday. Our food was excellent as was our server. He had to contend with eleven women and he did a fantastic job! I've eaten at Grillsmith's many times and can't remember one time that the food wasn't top-notch.

Thank ConnieWetmoreShelton
Chef J, Manager at Grillsmith Lakeland, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Connie, Thanks so much for choosing to celebrate a birthday with us! We are pleased we exceeded expectations and appreciate you taking the time to tell us so! We hope to welcome you into the restaurant again soon.

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Although we are not "regulars" in the sense of the word, we have eaten at the Lakeland Grillsmith on a few occasions, the last time we took another couple and all were unanimous, the best steaks in Lakeland and incredible service. Without reservations there was...More

Thank David C
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Bonnie222
2 September 2017|
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Response from JeffreyY262 | Reviewed this property |
We had a family dinner there a few years ago and they handled it admirably. Really like the place and I think you will too.
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Louise S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1569 Town Center Dr, Lakeland, FL 33803-7968
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 813-425-6265
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