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Polo Grill - Lakewood Ranch

3.8
950 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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A new breed of American eatery, Polo Grill and Bar pairs imaginative food and wine with caring hospitality, comfortable surroundings and exceptional value. Serving American cuisine with a global soul, Polo Grill is often referred to as "the living room of Lakewood Ranch" by locals. Created by renowned restaurateurs Tommy and Jaymie Klauber, Polo Grill and Bar is designed to be unique, offering a rich ambiance, superb food and outstanding personal service. Polo Grill takes great pride in the quality of food it delivers, serving only the freshest seafood and the highest quality of meats and produce. Polo Grill’s commitment to sourcing local sustainable and organic foods is unsurpassed in the area, and everything served, from sauces, soups & dressings through the delectable desserts, are fresh and housemade.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Global, International
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Hours of operation
Lunch | Monday - Saturday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dinner | Monday - Saturday 5:30 pm - Close
Happy Hour | Monday - Saturday 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm in Lounge only
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Phone number
(941) 782-0899
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Catering
Fête: noun

1. A festival or feast.

2. An elaborate entertainment.

3. An amazing party.

A fabulous new addition to the Polo Grill recipe for success is Fête boutique catering— Polo Grill's exclusive catering service, under the able direction of Jaymie Klauber. Let Fête show you how to be a guest at your own party with a menu that will have everyone buzzing. With 30 years in the restaurant and catering business, Tommy has the experience and the know-how to fulfill your culinary desires with originality and flair
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Lakewood Ranch Main Street
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Public Lot
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Entertainment
Live Entertainment: Special Events on Website
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cigar Room, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Love is always on the menu at the Polo Grill where we prepare everything from the heart! This Valentine’s Day we’re spreading the love all around with an evening filled with irresistible food, spirits and entertainment. Bring your special someone to the Polo Grill for a delectable prix-fixe menu.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

What 950 People Are Saying
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3.9
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3.7
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3.4
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81% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Naples)
5.0
Dined 5 days ago

First time at this restaurant - food was outstanding, Caroline our waitress was fantastic - combine these two and we’ll most definitely be back and will bring additional quests!

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CherylandJo (New England)
4.0
Dined on January 1, 2018

Enjoyed our New Years Eve dining very much with 3 other couples. Do not know restaurant well enough so do not feel qualified to answer question above but it would probably qualify for many of the recommendations above. Brain did a great job serving us! Food was excellent!

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vipBrad (Naples)
4.0
Dined on January 1, 2018

We went there New Years Eve for their special dinner. It was very good food but it’s not a quiet dining place if you want to catch up with someone. My only complaint is that they served an expensive red wine in a white wine glass. I asked, and they said they were out. Really, on New Years Eve? I wouldn’t even do that at home. Anyway, it was a good evening and service was very good.

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CT2FLdriver (Wilmington)
5.0
Dined on January 1, 2018

Our waiter Jordan was fantastic! Great job, very attentive. Thanks to Ted for coming over and saying "Hello" A wonderful finish to 2017 and start to 2018! Thank you.

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OpenTable Diner (Tampa)
5.0
Dined on January 1, 2018

We had a great time and will definitely be back. The food was exceptional. We loved it!

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Mmmm (Washington DC)
5.0
Dined on January 1, 2018

We ate at the Polo Grill for New Years Eve. Fixed price menu had several good choices from their full menu. Four courses, and they were all delicious. As the title hints, the bone in ribeye was excellent.

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OpenTable Diner 
1.0
Dined on December 25, 2017

The food wasn't that great at all and the buffet table was a mess and busboys cannot even clean it.

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OpenTable Diner (Tampa)
1.0
Dined on December 25, 2017

Extremely disappointing. After various Holiday Brunches here this Christmas was the most disappointing. Service was minimal, had to request and re-request refills of iced tea. The food was extremely salty, no cocktail sauce for the shrimp etc.... This used to a be an almost Ritz like atmosphere from the food to the service and it has deeply gone down in quality. Very sad about it.

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OpenTable Diner 
1.0
Dined on December 25, 2017

The food was mediocre considering the $42.00 per person price tag.
No one came to take our drink order until I involved the hostess.
My son's glass had a long hair in it which, of course, turned his stomach.
After all that, was charged a 20% "gratuity charge" for three people at a buffet!
Needless to say I will not be darkening the door to this establishment again.
This was our second try at this place. The first time was not much better, but I wanted to give it a go again.....my mistake!!!!

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MikeL (St. Louis)
2.0
Dined on December 25, 2017

We are pretty easy to please but the service here was terrible. Couldn’t even find a server to begin with after we were seated. Realize it was a brunch/buffet but still to sit and wait as long as we did just to order beverages. Then we didn’t see her once the entire meal after she delivered our drinks. After finishing our meal, we waited and waited for a check and again we had to have someone go find our waitress just to pay. In fact, we went up to hostess as we thought possibly we paid up there. Once we finally received our check it was disappointing to see an automatic 20% gratuity added. We didn’t have a large table, just four of us, plus being we served ourselves and had absolutely horrible service, I’m not sure why we went ahead and paid the 20% without complaining. We always tip between 20-25% but this server was not deserving at all. The young guy that made sure to refill our drinks and take away dirty dishes did an excellent job. Not sure of they were understaffed with servers but this really was a huge disappointment. The 42 per person wasn’t a bad price for all the food we got and the majority of the food was really good. Hard to recommend though with the service we received.

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