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Harbor Lights Restaurant

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CR 930B, Lake Panasoffkee, FL
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Thu - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Lake Panasoffkee, Florida
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

nice place to eat buffet ,good choice of meals,family owned water front property, one of my favorite places ,close to home

Thank Maurice F
Barnegat, New Jersey
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

This is truly a diamond in the ruff! Very friendly staff and great home cooked foods! Love the porch seating with views of the lake!

Thank Debbie B
Lake Panasoffkee, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Hostess and servers are all friendly and welcoming. See the lake from windows and take a walk there after your meal. The buffet has salad fixings, beef /ham that is sliced for you, on weekends there is lobster. And, of course, potatoes and vegetables. Hush puppies are so delicious. They also offer ham and bean soup before your meal. Desert... More 

Thank 497nancyn
Lake Panasoffkee, Florida
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2015

You must see this u neck place for dinning on the water. Very friendly staff great view and good food. We do our airboat tours near by and send guest to Harbor lights to cap off the visit. They love being able to dine while over looking the water.

Thank Jerry S
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104 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Two couples of friend of mine had been eating there every Thursday religiously for decades. This tells you how much they enjoyed this restaurant and the owners. The food are carefully cooked from scratch, and they treat you like family!

1 Thank yjmh
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 July 2014 via mobile

Absolutely delicious! The chowder was very thick and creamy with lots of clams. The calamari steaks were cooked perfectly and there were three large pieces per order. We will absolutely return there!

1 Thank Lartrees
Tampa, Florida
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2014

For years I have traveled I-75 and seen the signs for Lake Panasoffkee and wondered what it was all about. So finally, I decided to bucket list it and check it out. Loving the back roads and old charm, I hoped to find a place that was unspoiled by the urban life and to step back into a gentler time... More 

4 Thank npappas129
Lecanto, Florida
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272 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2014 via mobile

We have been going there numerous times over the past 5 years, and the food has been excellent each time. It is a multi generation family restaurant, serving buffet style. We normally take our neighbor on holidays so we definitely make reservations as it is. 20 mile drive, but well worth it. We look forward to returning this year.

2 Thank Lecano_FlStan43
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71 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2013

I've been to Harbor Lights about 10 times over the years. As far as buffets go, it is one of the best. Not a big selection to choose from, but whatever they serve is excellent. I had a turkey drumstick and a lamb shank. both were cooked to perfection. A little pricey because of the XMAS holiday, but normally it... More 

3 Thank DAVIDPHS55
Summerfield, Florida
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2013

My husband, who is in a wheelchair, and I went to the restaurant for the first time on Sunday, August 25th. They only have buffet dining, not off the menu. Everything was home made, i.e. salads, stuffing, pineapple fritters, real mashed potatoes. The turkey was cooked that morning and was moist as can be. It was a well rounded buffet,... More 

3 Thank brandi88

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Restaurant Details

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American, Seafood
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Reservations, Waitstaff
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: CR 930B, Lake Panasoffkee, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Lake Panasoffkee

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?