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Polo Grill - Lakewood Ranch

964 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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  • Good for Anniversaries (13)
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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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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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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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Cross street
Lakewood Ranch Main Street
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Parking details
Public Lot
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Live Entertainment: Special Events on Website
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
What 964 People Are Saying
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3.9  based on recent ratings
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82% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Kathym (Tampa)
3.0  Dined 4 days ago

Fairly limited menu. Décor needs updating. There are other places in the same area that have better food and more ambiance.

Melindawest (Tampa)
1.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Poor service, very rushed, limited menu with no modifications available, no bread, drinks sucked

OpenTable Diner (Tampa)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Great evening!! Totally awesome evening!!

vipOpenTable Diner (Naples)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Lynette was a wonderful server... attentive but not overbearing. The menu was limited because of Valentine’s Day but it was all delicious. The noise level was much improved over our last experience

vipSeasonedFoodCritic (Tampa)
2.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentines Day. The experience we had last night at Polo Grill was very disappointing. The food was very poor quality for the price charged. We expected the same great food we enjoyed at a brunch we had on Christmas. We dine with other Open Table restaurants frequently. The steak was so tough my wife could not chew it. The shrimp and scallops risotto was equally disappointing. The shrimp were delicious but the sea scallops were cut in half. We enjoy Michael’s on East most. They provide great food for a great value! Interestingly enough, Michael is Tommy’s brother and Tommy should take some lessons from him on all fronts. We will not return again to Polo Grill.

johnc (Pittsburgh)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Went there for valentines day. Excellent fixed menu just for that day. I say fixed, but with each course there were options. Great service also.

louise (New England)
5.0  Dined on February 5, 2018

Service was great; food both mahi mahi and rib-eyes were delicious; atmosphere was perfect for a friendly discussion.

KimL (Tampa)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Food was outstanding and our service was above and beyond!

OpenTable Diner (Tampa)
5.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Parents 40th anniversary. made a reservation online and was very easy to do. Amazing experience, GREAT food, Service was excellent a very pleasurable evening. Highly recommend it. Parents are already talking about going back.

OpenTable Diner (Tampa)
3.0  Dined on February 2, 2018

Food is good but pricey. Wine is pricey. Portions are small. Nice restaurant Good service.

vipKtscotti (Tampa)
3.0  Dined on January 22, 2018

Let me start by saying our waiter was amazing. Friendly and attentive! Our food was just so-so. The lamb dish was tasty but a little dry. The scallops &b risotto was very good. The dessert was not worth the calories.

vipMMMM (Tampa)
4.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

We have struggled with polo grill for years. This is probably the best menu they have had in a long time. Love the grilled fish options. We both had fish and both dinners were excellent! Service was also very good. We did go to the bar ahead of time and it is very uninviting. First observation was it smelled like cigarettes. No one was smoking so assume it was coming in from the side doors? Very bright and echo'y. Hardly anyone in there (which I guess I understand). Not sure what the point of the bar is. Very cavernous. Not warm at all. Dining room was pretty empty also. I miss having table clothes on the tables. It was also very loud with nothing to absorb the noise. I think the dining room needs table clothes to soften things up. Also very bright lighting. Prefer darker, cozier atmosphere. But good news is the food and service was excellent.

OpenTable Diner (Tampa)
5.0  Dined on January 20, 2018

We visited Polo Grill for a Birthday Celebration. We were a group of 12 and had a private dining room.
The staff was accommodating and the service was excellent. Food was delicious . We ordered a few trays of appetizers and the presentation was very impressive.
I would recommend the PG for a special occasion or a romantic dinner for two. It is a classy place with a diverse menu and unique offerings.

DelaneyK (Tampa)
5.0  Dined on January 18, 2018

We had the soup/salad/1/2 sandwich lunch special, all of which was delicious. Service was attentive. Will definitely come back.

OpenTable Diner (Naples)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

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!