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Blue Palmetto Cafe

1151 Tower Blvd, Lake Wales, FL 33853-3470
+1 863-676-1355
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (34 reviews)
“wraps” (8 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 17:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
1151 Tower Blvd, Lake Wales, FL 33853-3470
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1 - 10 of 120 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a much needed soda after wandering in the Bok Tower Gardens. They had a good variety of soft drinks and the food menu looked very inviting. Staff were very friendly and the seating inside and out was kept clean. Great!!

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I enjoyed the Turkey Gouda sandwich that I ordered. I split it in half with my mother because we weren't really hungry and it hit the spot! The flavors were out of this world. It was a little pricey but the quality was exceptional. I...More

Thank Aubrey G
Erica S, Public Relations Manager at Blue Palmetto Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Thank you for your kind comments. One of the best ways to save is with a Bok Tower Gardens membership - members receive 10% off purchases at Blue Palmetto Cafe and the Gift Shop.

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

I usually don't expect much at a cafe at a tourist location but this place was a pleasant surprise! Lots of great choices and everything we got was fresh and yummy! The staff was friendly and the prices were reasonable too. They have outdoor seating...More

Thank Luv2TravelNEGirl
Erica S, Public Relations Manager at Blue Palmetto Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you for visiting and sharing your review. The cafe can get busy during peak season so we recommend guests arrive a bit early to avoid a wait time. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 12 May 2017

So many tourist attractions use their catering facilities as a way to separate visitors without offering much in return. Not so the Blue Palmetto, you get the impression that the management want to serve you decent fresh food at a reasonable price. The salads in...More

Thank manofekent
Erica S, Public Relations Manager at Blue Palmetto Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you for your kind review and sharing this information with potential visitors. We look forward to your next visit to Bok Tower Gardens.

Reviewed 7 May 2017

While this restaurant is cafeteria style, the wait staff does bring your order to the table when ready. I had the chicken blueberry salad: served with a scoop of their homemade chicken salad on a bed of artisan mixed greens, blueberries, feta cheese, candied pecans,...More

Thank Annie M
Erica S, Public Relations Manager at Blue Palmetto Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you for visiting and sharing your kind review.

Reviewed 26 April 2017

Visiting Bok Tower Garden for the day, we decided to stop for lunch at the Cafe on-site. It is in a beautiful location, surrounded by the gardens and with a large number of outdoor seats under a shelter. There was a good selection of hot...More

Thank Art H
Erica S, Public Relations Manager at Blue Palmetto Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you for visiting and stopping by the Blue Palmetto Cafe. We will pass along your kind words the cafe team.

Reviewed 25 April 2017

When you need a food break while spending time at Bok Tower Gardens, the Blue Palmetto Cafe, located directly across from the Visitor Center, is an excellent choice. You can choose from a variety of soups, salads, hot dogs, burgers, soft drinks and hand-packed ice...More

Thank Herbert L
Erica S, Public Relations Manager at Blue Palmetto Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you for visiting and sharing your kind review.

Reviewed 21 April 2017

We enjoyed the food at this restaurant handily located on the property at Bok Gardens. They had a very good lunch selection that we found well prepared and enjoyable. You have a choice to sit inside or enjoy eating outside listening to the pleasant music...More

Thank Wayne T
Erica S, Public Relations Manager at Blue Palmetto Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Ice cream is one of the top attractions at Bok Tower Gardens and our guests give our scoops rave reviews. Thank you for visiting and sharing your kind review.

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Of course the gardens and tower are fabulous. We were pleasantly surprised at how nice the food was at the blue palmetto cafe. Delish! The chicken salad salad with blueberries and spicy pecans was excellent. I will go back here often!

Thank Christine P
Erica S, Public Relations Manager at Blue Palmetto Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

The Chicken Blueberry Salad is a top fan favorite and is a healthy treat! Thank you for visiting and sharing your kind review.

Reviewed 13 March 2017

we had a tasty salad outdoors on the grounds of Bok Tower Gardens. They closed just a bit too early,

Thank wordslea
Erica S, Public Relations Manager at Blue Palmetto Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thank you for visiting. The Cafe closes at 4pm and the Gardens close at 6pm. We will pass along your comment to the Blue Palmetto Cafe team.

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Response from pamperedPennsylvania | Reviewed this property |
This is a cafe where you order at the counter and they give you a metal tepee number to place on your table. They bring the food to your table when it is ready. Inside seating and outside tables. It is a lovely cafe but not... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1151 Tower Blvd, Lake Wales, FL 33853-3470
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lake Wales
  • Phone Number: +1 863-676-1355
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