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Purple Onion Deli-Grill

316 N Kentucky Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801-4808
+1 863-688-5590
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good40%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (19 reviews)
“soups” (10 reviews)
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American, Soups, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
316 N Kentucky Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801-4808
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Very good! Will be back. Both of our meals promptly served. My Reuben was nice and hot. Wife's grilled cheese and soup same. Friendly staff.

Thank Tim P
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant in downtown Lakeland has a good variety of sandwiches and salads. I had the Italian salad which had ham, pepperoni, salami and cheese rolled up on top of fresh greens. The black beans and cuban sandwich is also great. The dining room is...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 19 June 2017

While it is normally always packed for lunch the value of the kids meals is well worth the wait. Food is good, not great but good.

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Their food is delicious. Try many different items on the menu...you won't be disappointed! We have picked up food for my staff luncheons and everyone always raves. Everything is fresh and delicious...Thank you, Purple Onion, for the outstanding, timely service and "Delicious" food. Hubbell Eye...More

Thank Peggy H
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I have been here multiple times and always enjoy the food. Their cuban sandwich is one of my favorites and they have great lemon cookies. They need more tables because they are always busy during lunch hour and they do not have dedicated parking.

Thank dmmswann
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

My husband stop in to pick up some lunch for us. Cuban sandwiches were so yummy, best around we would say. The loaded potato soup was delicious too. Employees were super friendly! We have found a new lunch spot!!

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Food was good, fresh and quick. Waitstaff really friendly and helpful. French onioin soup was pretty darn delicious

Thank Debi D
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This deli is so good. It is very quick so it's great for lunch breaks. They offer a HUGE menu. There will absolutely be something you can order whatever you like. The sandwiches are all so good. Nothing is "fake" tasting. Everything tastes fresh and...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 29 March 2017

My family has been coming to The Purple Onion for years and now that they've built those condos next to the restaurant it's even more of a 'hidden' gem! All of their soups have always been top notch. They have gluten free bread! And my...More

Thank Reinke516
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We were in town for a quilt show and searched internet for a restaurant for lunch. We selected Purple Onion and were so happy we did! The place was packed when we arrived but didn't wait long for a table. There were so many options...More

Thank Nikki J
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Donna B
14 January 2017|
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Response from Dee S | Reviewed this property |
I don't think the purple onion has a private room. My Cottage Garden (across the street) does serve High Tea for parties. There is also a private room at Fresco's
5 October 2016|
Response from Heather E | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:00
10:30 - 15:00
10:30 - 15:00
10:30 - 15:00
10:30 - 15:00
10:30 - 15:00
10:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316 N Kentucky Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801-4808
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-688-5590
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