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Fat Jack's Delicatessen

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2940 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33803-4044
+1 863-687-0262
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07:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Lakeland, Florida
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57 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This little gem is great for breakfast on a budget. Be warned you may have to wait but well worth it. This place stays busy everything is very affordable and tasty. My wife swears by the open face sandwich. The meat is fork tender and seasoned well. I jump between the breakfast special which is 3 eggs potatoes few ways... More 

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Thank Reggie C
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Everything I have had here has been wonderful. Breakfast and lunch, they draw a crowd so I recommend before or after traditional meal times if possible. As a local, everyone has been to Fat Jack's and will gladly meet you there. Fresh from the grill and cooked to order, you don't have to wait long for a great meal. Most... More 

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Thank Susan B
Lakeland, Florida
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

A great local mom and pop place. Great breakfast, great sandwiches, very friendly staff. Talkative and really sweet. Food was good and you get plenty.

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Thank BIll S
Lakeland, Florida
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Seated in a roomy, comfortable booth, we were waited on promptly by a friendly lady who took our drink orders, then after a few minutes, our meal orders. The wait was about 15-20 minutes, bustling staff and lots of cheerful customers, our meals were delivered. Absolutely delicious and generous sandwiches with a side order of potato salad, (menu said homemade)... More 

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Thank Robert B B
Lakeland, Florida
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72 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I hadn't been to Fat Jack's for years, but recently started going regularly when my son is on break from work. The food is not fancy, but the portions are good and the price is right. There's a large breakfast menu. Can't go wrong with eggs, hashbrowns, and a biscuit. For dinner, the French Dip is flavorful and filling. Fries... More 

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Thank Letstravelmore
Sunny Central Florida
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111 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Nothing fancy - just good food - hot coffee - friendly service - and reasonable prices. Got the last table just after 9 AM on a Wednesday. The wife had French toast and coffee. I had a short stack (two huge fluffy thick pancakes), 2 sausage patties and coffee. $15 wth tax and a 20% tip.

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Thank HappyFLTravelers
Central Florida, Florida
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56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Fat Jack's... A hole-in-the-wall delicatessen that's been serving up hot coffee, and breakfast (as well as lunch, etc.) for over 40-years! Their pice de resistance is their Biscuits and Gravy, but everything else on their menu is handled (cooked) with the same level of culinary expertise. We have yet to experience anything that could be classified as "Return to Sender!"... More 

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Thank SidlerGK
Cashiers, North Carolina
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I was an everyday eater at this Deli. Sometimes twice a day. Anything for breakfast, even if it's not on the menu. Sloppy Jack sandwich is one of my favorites. Lean corned beef topped with cole slaw and gravy. I can taste it now. Dinner specials are all good as well. Miss you guys. Hope to see you soon.

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Thank Jeffrey K
Lakeland, Florida
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

I love this place for breakfast, lunch,and Dinner. I have tried everything just about on there menu and loved everything. The service is awesome you can tell they are like family. I grew up in a small town in Fort White , Florida and it reminds me of our restaurant back home called the Goosenest it was also my first... More 

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Thank Amy C
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went here for breakfast on a weekday and at 9 the place was full. But we got a seat almost instantly and the staff greated us. The fat jacks special is only $ 4 and you get eggs, toast, and home fries. It was very filling and delicious. The atmosphere is kinda like a waffle house... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
American, Diner, Delicatessen
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
07:00 - 21:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2940 S Florida Ave, Lakeland, FL 33803-4044
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-687-0262

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