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Blue Palmetto Cafe

1151 Tower Blvd, Lake Wales, FL 33853-3470
+1 863-676-1355
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (35 reviews)
“wraps” (8 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 17:00All hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1151 Tower Blvd, Lake Wales, FL 33853-3470
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our experience has been that restaurants on site are overpriced and not too good. This was outstanding. The Visitor Center recommend it to us. The prices were very reasonable and the food was very fresh. I had the chicken blueberry salad. Excellent They also have...More

Thank 13betty
Erica S, Public Relations Manager at Blue Palmetto Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to post your kind review. The Blue Palmetto team does an amazing job offering delicious cuisine with wonderful service. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Go here every other week for lunch with my boyfriend. We always get the grilled cheese. The food is VERY good! The restaurant itself is always well maintained, and the staff is friendly.

Thank CedesRuth93
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

We packed food and water and went on a Sunday. The home tour is nice and I have been three times before. The grounds are full of magical picture spots. This is not a theme park but a lovely heavily landscaped property with the most...More

Thank Beverly O
Reviewed 23 May 2017 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 22 May 2017 via mobile

We visited here as it was a recommendation from the resort we were staying at and we were so glad we did. We bought the combo ticket which included entry to the Pinewood House which is well worth the extra $6. For $20 we spent...More

1  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 16 May 2017

We went to Bok Tower because some people at the place we stayed at said they heard it was awesome. What a total disappointment. If you love walking on hot tar and concrete, this is your place. While there was some trails with mulch there,...More

Thank hummerf1
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 11 May 2017

This is one of my favourite "natural" places to visit, it is so peaceful just to wander round and look at the elegant stonework of the tower itself. It isn't a religious place but you get the sense of tranquility that you get in a...More

Thank manofekent
Reviewed 11 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.

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26 March 2017|
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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
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
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
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
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
  • E-mail
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