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Sun 11:00AM - 2:00PM 2:15PM - 10:00PM
Mon - Thu 5:00PM - 5:30PM 8:00PM - 10:00PM
Fri - Sat 5:00PM - 5:30PM 8:45PM - 10:00PM
Service was excellent, lead by our waitress Tammy. Chef Blake is special. Top restaurant in Lakeland.
Nineteen61 ever disappoints. We took friends who loved it.
Nineteen61 is a seriously unique and authentic restaurant with a creative menu and knowledgeable staff. Our waiter, Thomas, was attentive but not overbearing and familiar with food preparation as well as wine selection. One of our guests was so enthralled with the preparation of the Brussel sprouts that she ordered a second serving. The four of us each enjoyed a different entrée and all were creative, presented beautifully and delicious. The owner and executive chef, Marcos, stopped by our table and chatted which is always a delight for any guest. The chef, Blake, also dropped by our table and, I'm sure, was happy to hear our compliments. Nineteen61 is a delightful restaurant that you should not miss. Be sure to make a reservation as every table was filled on the Saturday night we were there.
Best restaurant in Lakeland, hands down.
Remarkable Find. Excellent service. Creative Cuisine with perfect presentation and flavorful blends. We we happy to find this quaint and inviting restaurant the perfect Latin choice for us Foodies. Highly recommend.
Food was awesome! Chef came and introduced himself and was very nice! Will be back.
This was my first experience dining at Nineteen61 for lunch and I will definitely be back. The food was incredible and the ambiance was perfect.
Treated very well food was great wine list was above average
Able to carry on conversation with my date without having to talk over other guest.
World class cuisine - the food tastes delicious, the presentation is excellent, portions may actually be a bit larger than you often find in comparable establishments. The staff was attentive without being annoying (and I don't like it when waiters keep asking how everything is) and they had noted that my wife and I were celebrating an anniversary and they had printed personalized menus and a complimentary glass of cava each as well as a lovely card signed by all the staff.
They gave us a card signed by all the staff to celebrate our anniversary. Very nice staff.
Great food, great service in a cozy setting. I highly recommend this restaurant.
The outdoor dining area is very nicely designed and decorated, HOWEVER it is very close to a major roadway that throws off a LOT of traffic noise, which kind of ruins it. A real shame, this would be so great in a quieter area. The menu items are creative and mostly well-executed, but given the prices, I expected a better overall experience.
Great service and food was awesome especially Brussels Sprouts and short ribs 🤗
They made our famliy’s 30th anniversary more memorable. Delicious, personalized, and high quality menu.
always the best - food is innovative and excellant
Amazing food. Amazing atmosphere. Amazing service. The food is delicious.
Outstanding service and excellent food, however we had a table near the door which was open for extended periods and we were cold for the entire meal.
Wonderful addition to the community! Love the excellent food, prepared with fresh healthy ingredients and creative recipes.
Great food and one of the best restaurants in Lakeland. Highly recommend
Excellent food and service
Had a fabulous meal. I appreciated being made to feel special as it was my birthday. The menu with the printed greeting was a very thoughtful touch. Thank you.
The food is excellent. My only criticism is I made an advanced reservation for 2 through OpenTable for a business meeting. When I arrived I was told there were large parties and they could not seat us, and they would let us know when a table was ready. Rather than delay my business guest, I opted for bar seating. It wasn’t the best but we made it work.
Hidden gem. Outstanding food and service.
Fantastic experience. A must stop if you want a great meal in Lakeland
Nineteen61 never disappoints. Reliably excellent to say the least. Fool proof impressive if you want to treat a loved one.
Our guest was celebrating the 50th anniversary of his arrival in the US from Cuba. A perfect place to take him. He loved it.
Everything was wonderful and it made a great birthday celebration!
Lunch was delicious, the garbanzo bean soup was the best I have ever had!!
We booked our reservation a bit last minute but were seated right away and had amazing service. The food was delicious and Nineteen61 met all of our expectations.
Was one of our best dinners that we have experienced.
I enjoyed the food at Nineteen61. The ceviche was so flavorful and refreshing. The short ribs were like butter and the risotto was the creamiest I have had. There were several large parties there Saturday night so it was a bit noisy. We’ll be back for more.
Loved the stone crabs!
Food and service was very good. Nice quiet place. We will definitely be back.
Fabulous anniversary dinner. Food was delicious. Service was fantastic. Thank you.
The reason I love this place is the food is unique and absolutely wonderful. The choices are wonderful, the owner is very personable and every time I have taken someone there they have said it was the best meal they have ever had. I travel all over the country and entertain frequently and would put Nineteen61 up against any 5 star restaurant in the country.
Think was a great restaurant! The chef was amazing and visits your table! The food is wonderful and an exceptional treat for a gluten free diet! Loved our dining experience here!
Service was very slow. Food was excellent. Staff excellent. Service (server?) slow.
Ear damaging noise level to the extent that the server did not brought order. Not his fault though because of noise level. Noise mostly from neighboring guests and lack of noise reducing features. I needed to speak in a very loud voice to hear my three other restaurant guests, two of them sitting in front of me at the same table. Food was very good but overpriced. The special that evening was bass for which I had to cash out $50.00. Not returning until noise level improves. Very disappointed.
Best restaurant in Lakeland and beyond. I would love this restaurant in any big city. It would compete with the best. The octopus was excellent with the Kalamati Carmel. The fish in fume was perfectly cooked and the ginger inthe both was a highlight. Highly recommended