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Fat Maggie's - CLOSED

1037 Dixieland Mall Ln, Lakeland, FL 33803-1189
+1 863-937-8962
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“truffle fries” (18 reviews)
“brisket” (41 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1037 Dixieland Mall Ln, Lakeland, FL 33803-1189
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

Fat Maggie's announced that they are closing around October 1. Until then it had excellent food, primarily BBQ, but fairly expensive considering the casual atmosphere and that most seating was outside, under a tent-fly

1  Thank Superchief1944
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Even on a warm day it is great to enjoy the shade of huge trees that surround Fat Maggies's while enjoying a lunch of really good food. Good food, good service, in a relaxing atmosphere just off one of the most highly traveled north south...More

Thank ProfMac863
Reviewed 14 September 2016

On our way from Orlando to Fort Myers I needed a good cup of coffee and had heard of Concord Coffee Company. Little did I know that right next door was this hidden gem, had the burger and was not disappointed. Would highly recommend the...More

Thank arnason
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a great lunch. Fast service Great Price awesome food. I had something that started with Hawg and it was on flat cornbread

Thank Galinda F
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We live in Florida and they have eliminated all inside seating. So sad will never eat there again because I choose to enjoy my food in a cool environment, not fight the bugs and the heat.

1  Thank tlallen1
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I took two friends to Maggie's for lunch because it was so highly rated. We ordered the burgers because of he rave reviews. The burgers were OK, but nothing special and not up to the quality of the better burger places in Lakeland. I might...More

Thank LuFMyers
Reviewed 13 August 2016

I have been to Fat Maggie's three times now and the food never disappoints. They have changed the interior since the last time I was there which has reduced the seating even more. There are only about three tables inside and the rest of the...More

Thank Ladygator12
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Ordered the brisket quesadillas and they were very good. We ordered our 3 yr old son the pulled pork and he couldn't stop eating it! He loved it. Great spot for barbeque!

Thank Allison D
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Place is small like a shed!No place to sit, ridiculously long wait.With small child in tow we finally just left.Recommend you call for take out to try the food I guess.

Thank Heather D
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Have eaten here several times, and it's always worth the visit. In Lakeland, where eating chains are predictable and established eateries are complacent, this place is pushing the boundaries. Build your own burger, especially on a pretzel bun, is delicious--and check out the great seasonal...More

Thank RarimS
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1037 Dixieland Mall Ln, Lakeland, FL 33803-1189
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lakeland
  • Phone Number: +1 863-937-8962
Fat Maggie's is best described as New American comfort food. A new swing on the classics you could say. Our focus is to create a warm, fun, inviting atmosphere where you can enjoy delicious food!
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