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Hotel Jacaranda

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22 E Main St, Avon Park, FL 33825-3943
+1 863-453-2211
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Ottawa, Canada
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150 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My spouse and I went to the Jacaranda on a Sunday afternoon. The restaurant is located just off the hotel's lobby. Parking in the rear of the hotel. Remember that on Sunday they only serve the buffet from 11 AM until 2 PM and do not have a Dinner seating. Mon to Fri they have lunch from 11 to 2... More 

Thank The-Sandman2
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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128 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Read up about this place.. Historical! It is a testing kitchen for the FSC.. and it works Service was fantastic. Food was buffet and some menu items. Good choices on the buffet. They do change some items each day. Make sure it is open before you go. Lunch during the week and Sunday.. Evening meals are seasonal. Very good dollar... More 

Thank Don C
Avon Park, Florida
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Living in the area, we have frequented the Jacaranda on several occasions. Character of this establishment is really neat with "history" surrounding you the moment you walk in to the lobby. The restaurant only serves lunch and weekend buffets during summer months but do not let that deter you. EXCELLENT sandwiches at lunch coupled with pleasant service makes this a... More 

Thank Bill B
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Hotel Jacaranda is a great place. It is a historical place. The balcony over looking Avon Park is nice to relax on. The food is very good.

Thank Rebecca L
Boca Raton, Florida
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We just returned from a Florida road trip and spent one night at the Hotel Jacaranda. This hotel has changed very little since its 1920 beginning. It is filled with old world charm and the room was comfortable and perfect for a short stay. We called in the morning and reserved a room with a king bed at a very... More 

Thank ESBurr
Rutledge, Tennessee
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Went with friends after church. Food is average for a buffet, but a little pricey. I had heard a lot of positive comments, so was disappointed in overall food. The deserts, however were outstanding.

Thank wb3dmd
Lake Placid, Florida
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151 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

I was so excited to try this brunch and expected what one normally finds for brunch - a combination of breakfast and lunch choices. But there were no breakfast choices. I adored the hotel and dining room but couldn't eat many entrees because most items contained gluten and/or dairy. I enjoyed the salad bar, the chicken salad was very good... More 

Thank luckydotty
Winter Haven, Florida
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Historic Hotel Jacaranda, open since 1926, in the charming central Florida town of Avon Park is well worth a visit, if just for the lovely old dining room and the great food. We have Sunday lunch at the hotel at least once a month. White table cloths, warm hospitality from the staff and a beautiful and tasty buffet of fried... More 

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Nalcrest, Florida
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259 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

this was our 1st visit to the Jac. on a sunday for brunch it was very busy. but we only had a short wait. we enjoyed looking around the hotel. this is not golden corral. there was a nice selection of well prepared foods. yes, a bloody mary would have been lovely. the entire staff was professional & quick on... More 

Thank kathryn h
St. Petersburg, Florida
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

We were vacationing nearby. We went at 11:15 on Sunday for the Grand Buffet. We arrived and told the hostess we did not have a reservation (she told us that we should have had one since it was the busy season). But she said she could get us a table but she had reservations for 12:00 so we had to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, 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?