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Elena's South Restaurant

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615 Cross St, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-5568
+1 941-575-1888
07:00 - 20:00
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Sun 07:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My grams said this place had good food and she was right. My grams got the french dip served with fries with an unsweetened iced tea, my friend got a turkey club with fries and an unsweetened iced tea and I got a chicken salad wrap with fries and an unsweetened iced tea. All the food was good, service was... More 

Thank Amanda L
Ridgeland, South Carolina
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has good easy food. The crowd is defiantly on the more silver side and that's how we knew it would be good eats. Very crowded but wait was not to long at all. Food came out quick and tasty! noticed the table could have been wiped down a bit better, sticky with syrup.

Thank saraigk2
Columbus, Ohio
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first visit here but my parents are regulars. Service was great and it was awesome to see everyone working together as a team to take care of the customers. Food was ok but the portions were just the right size. The salads were noting but warm bagged lettuce with a chunk of tomato, I was disappointed with... More 

Thank Robb K
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived at this family owned independent casual restaurant for the traditional St. Patrick's Day Corned Beef and Cabbage dinner. We came through the front door at the restaurants shift change, the cashier/host person finishing up her shift could not have been more rude and abrasive to guests! After she yelled at us, we eventually were seated at one of the... More 

Thank CoralC72
niagara falls, ontario, canada
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222 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided at the last minute to have breakfast here one Saturday before a shopping trip with the girls. Very good service, delicious choices and great prices. What more could you ask for?

Thank Screwball
Punta Gorda, Florida
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want good service, personable waitresses, excellent home cooked food and a clean environment, Elena's is the place to go for every meal. If my hubby would allow it, I would eat here three times a day, well maybe twice. I don't want to live here and I have to have a chance to eat my left overs.

Thank PJW2Hunt
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant continues to impress with Above average food and service. The seafood, salads and fresh turkey are excellent choices. Relaxing, especially on weekends when in town is somewhat hectic.....Pan fried Basa stuffed with crabmeat is my favorite.

Thank Westpark322
East Lansing, Michigan
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

This place is so pleasant; the staff is very friendly, the menu offers a wide variety to choose from, and the servings are generous. We were happy to have found this place; the Fisherman's Village was too busy. At Elena's, parking was not a problem, the wait was not long, our food was served at a very reasonable time, and... More 

Thank Jennifer G
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

For over 10 years my family and I have enjoyed breakfast 🍳 lunch & dinner always great food 🥘 & service With a 🤦‍♂️ smile extremely fast and homecooked you will be glad you ate there

Thank BillJoeBob
Okemos, Michigan
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157 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon Elena's when we were getting hungry while in Punta Gorda. Fisherman's Village had 4 restaurants and all were packed. It was good that they were as we had good food at probably half the price. Service was good and fast. Be sure to try it when in this part of town.

Thank Nomadic_Thoughts

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 615 Cross St, Punta Gorda, FL 33950-5568
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Punta Gorda
  • Phone Number: +1 941-575-1888

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