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Garden Bistro

702 E Orange St, Lakeland, FL 33801-5030
+1 863-686-3332
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“cakes” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 3:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
702 E Orange St, Lakeland, FL 33801-5030
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1 - 10 of 96 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Work lunch, great view. Fast service with plenty of time to get back to work. They have a few different types of sandwiches which were very delicious. Double check they are open before you go. I think they close sometimes for parties or such.

Thank Michele C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place serves a great menu of homemade soup and sandwich entrees. I love to go there for the “MIRROR Lake” view and food, it is quite a quaint setting! Easy access to bring my 91 year old Mother-in-law.

Thank oldpapabell2
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The view from the Bistro's outside dining area is wonderful. Next door is a beautiful public garden also. Great spot to have some good food and take a leisurely stroll on a Sunday.

Thank Lois H
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Four ladies had lunch on the patio. Even though the temps outside were on the 90’s, the patio is under the cover of the second floor which provided a light breeze and comfortable temps. Variety menu was delicious. We each chose different meals, but the...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 22 May 2018

The food was good and the view was even better. It was sandwiches, wraps, soup and salad type of place. The food was good and filling. You can feed your leftovers to the ducks and ibises that are around the lake if you don't finish...More

Thank Elizabeth F
Reviewed 11 May 2018

We go to the Garden Bistro each year when we are in Lakeland. We love the view and the food is great.

Thank Douglas N
Reviewed 16 April 2018

I was in Lakeland two days on business and luckily discovered Hollis Garden and the Garden Bistro on my first day. I needed a space to have a relaxing lunch before getting back to work and a seat on the outdoor patio gazing toward the...More

Thank GayleyPablo
Reviewed 6 April 2018

While visiting the Hollis Gardens we stopped in to the bistro for lunch. We sat outside at a little table overlooking the beautiful gardens and lake. I had a wonderful salad which was actually too much to finish. My friend had a variety of small...More

Thank lila1218
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Lunch at this little restaurant while we visited Hollis Garden. We had lunch at the Garden Bistro. We ate outside on this lovely Tuesday in March. Service was great and food even better. Nice size of a lunch. We had 3 different meals. Portobello Parker...More

Thank ElaineandEd
Reviewed 29 March 2018

My girlfriends and I happened upon this cafe while visiting Lakeland, and were pleasantly surprised. Although service was a little slow the day we were there, the food was worth waiting for. The sandwiches were great and the desserts were even better!

Thank Dianne J
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Anon8815
5 October 2016|
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Response from Cowolyn | Reviewed this property |
There is an outside patio. If the animal is a a comfort animal or well trained Yes
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Gizzymoidal
22 September 2015|
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Response from Teacheragent101 | Reviewed this property |
When I visited this facility it was a "walk-in" so I am not sure if reservations are necessary. Call to be on the safe side.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 702 E Orange St, Lakeland, FL 33801-5030
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-686-3332
Description
Close to park, overlooks lake, gardens nearby. Homemade soups, cakes and pies.
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