Leave your lunchbox at home and enjoy some of the best restaurant deals for lunch. Here are some of our favorites around town!

Downtown/Dixieland Area

Palace Pizza
The best slice of ‘za in town. Although known for pizza, Palace’s best-kept secret includes a large menu reflective of traditional Italian recipes made with fresh ingredients daily. Enjoy pizza by the slice, pasta, salads, and soup options for well under $10.
Location: 114 S. Kentucky Ave, Lakeland, FL 33801

Mojo Federal
Enjoy a hearty lunch with endless BBQ entree options starting at $11.50, or hearty appetizers such as the Smoked Chicken nachos for $9 and Pit-Smoked Wings for $10.
Location: 130 S. Tennesse Ave. Lakeland, FL 33801

Build your own bowl of Latin-inspired flavors. D’Lucas offers a variety of base options including rice bowls, mixed greens bowls, bao buns, quinoa, and more. In the mood for a flavorful Cuban sandwich or specialty drinks like horchata and hibiscus tea? They’ve got you covered, and most of their menu items are under $10!
Location: 1037 Dixieland Mall Lane, Lakeland, FL 33803

North Lakeland 

Brasa Latina
Brasa Latina offers Puerto Rican and Western Caribbean flavors. Meet a friend or coworker for lunch and enjoy Brasa Latina’s 5.99 Lunch Special or 2 for $20 all day special!
Location: 3123 US Hwy 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809

Jerk Chicken Express 
This authentic, island-inspired eatery is a hidden gem. A Hamilton in your pocket easily affords you a hearty and filling meal. Choose from flavorful Caribbean curry or spicy jerk chicken and pair it with delicious sides that are a true taste of Jamaica.
Location: 3800 US Hwy 98 N #684, Lakeland, FL 33809

Ford’s Garage
Craving a burger on the north side of town? Enjoy a tasty all-American burger ranging from $11 to $13.
Location: 879 Lakeland Park Center Dr., Lakeland, FL 33809

South Lakeland

Saigon Bistro
Offering Vietnamese cuisine and well-known for their pho noodle soup, Saigon Bistro has a variety of dishes and, most importantly, lunch specials. Their lunch teriyaki chicken starts at $9, and stirfry options around $13.
Location: 1554 Town Center Dr. W., Lakeland, FL 33803

New Moon Sushi
For our sushi lovers out there, New Moon Sushi has a $10 Lunch Roll Special with your choice of two sushi rolls and a soup or salad. The menu also includes box specials like their New Moon Beef Box served with soup salad, spring rolls, gyoza, and rice for $10-$11.
Location: 4231 S. Florida Ave., Lakeland, FL 33813

Elena’s Cuban Cafe
Elena’s can satisfy most of your staple Cuban food cravings. The menu typically stays within the $5-$11 range, with the exception of some beef dishes, but all are under $17. Elena’s pechuga a la plancha is a butterflied grilled chicken breast, seasoned to perfection with a side of rice and plantains for $11.
Location: 2246 E. Edgewood Dr., Lakeland, FL 33803