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6617 N Socrum Loop Rd, Lakeland, FL 33809
+1 863-937-8866
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Tampa, Florida
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Friendly staff, locals, casual atmosphere. The service was very good, food was quite nice, large portions. They used an herb in both the pasta sauce and on the pizza. Not sure what it was, but wish they'd have left it out. Other than that, everything was lovely.

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Thank 2_enjoying_life
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We usually come here for the pizza, but tonight wanted something a bit different. Tried the Shrimp Alfredo, and it is excellent! Chef Don did an outstanding job on this! They were packed this evening, but the service was excellent. Missed Tony! If you haven't been here, stop in and give them a try. The food is excellent. Ask for... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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721 reviews
331 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 305 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

My wife and I on holidays from Canada were in the area visiting old work friends. They highly recommended this place based on their past experiences here. This place offers no home delivery but no matter were you drive from it is worth it. Besides the great food pus generous portions this place could use more wait staff on duty.... More 

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Thank b0b55russell
Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 February 2017

The food was good , bar like atmosphere . Bathrooms were dirt, wonder what the kitchen looks like? Prices were reasonable .

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Kingsville, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Firstly, this review has nothing to do with the food quality. Eight of us decided to have dinner at Champinos last evening after golf. We were seated together & a waitress came to serve us. Each couple had a 2 for 1 dinner coupon for the restaurant, which was in an Entertainment Guide, which we had purchased & have purchased... More 

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Burlington
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Absolutely amazing restaurant - owner is on site and is very friendly. Food is outstanding and service is superb - I would recommend this to anyone

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Salem, Massachusetts
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226 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 420 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Our meal was somewhat okay, nothing too great, nothing too bad. But the iconic Italian dessert of tiramisu is just horrible, at least ask to see it if before you order it. Your first clue is that it is served in a wine glass...what? Their version is just two lady fingers in a glass with cool whip poured over it,... More 

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Thank leafpeeper98
Lakeland, Florida
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295 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

We went to Champinos last week and were not disappointed. We started with an antipasto which was decent, it could have used more meat but I have had much worse. The dressing was very tasty. Then came our pizza which was loaded with mushrooms and sausage, served piping hot. We will return

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Lakeland, Florida
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111 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I had heard good things about this place and had been wanting to try it for years. Capellini al Pomodoro is my favorite so I knew I would be having that. I was very disappointed when it came out as it was many cups of cooked tomatoes and cooked basil poured over pasta. I've only ever seen it with uncooked... More 

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Thank Depplep
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Champions is a nice family run Italian restaurant. We liked the food. There are several things on the menu I like, even non Italian type foods. If you are from the Buffalo area, you may be familiar with their sandwich called beef on a wick. They get the buns brought down from NY and it is great. Sometimes when they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6617 N Socrum Loop Rd, Lakeland, FL 33809
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-937-8866

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