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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
The Pig Roast was outstanding!! Service was fantastic as well! Can't wait to go back! Delicious meal!
Chef Marcos and his team always aim to please. Great experience at the Sunday Family dinner. A must try!
As always amazing food. I highly recommend the Brussels sprouts.
Food was amazing. Service at bar below par. Recommend bar tenders to be more personable and more knowledgeable about the ingredients in the food.
This was our second visit and it was great once again. The special dinner plate was delicious and we had an awesome waitress who made sure we got exactly what we wanted. We will definitely return and always recommend Nineteen61 to our friends and colleagues.
The food was incredible and having the chef walk around and talk to guest was a nice touch. We would definitely eat there again.
We really enjoyed our dinner. The food was fantastic and very well presented.
Chef Marcos is fabulous. Dinner was outstanding!
Super outstanding dinner on Valentine's Day. A must place to take your special Valentine to.
Valentines! Super busy but awesome food as usual!
Second visit to this exceptional restaurant. Latin specialties with Cuban and Peruvian influences. Braised short rib was savory, lean and tender. Quality wine selection.
Food and service top notch as usual! Our go to place for date night or a special occasion.
Quaint restaurant, inside tables are tight fit but that said, the total experience from greeting to food to owner visiting each table was exquisite!! Flavors abound. Black bean risotto was delish. We will definitely be back !!!
This was the best food I’ve had in the Lakeland area! The service was wonderful, and the restaurant itself is beautiful!
As always Chef Marcos and his TEAM did an outstanding job. Presentation, flavors and accompaniments were all excellent. The Seafood Special for lunch yesterday was amazing. WE always have superb food and great service when we visit Nineteen 61.
The food and service was so good last week that we went again this week. We sat outside and had a great time.
We thoroughly enjoyed our evening at Nineteen 61. We will definitely be back.
The food was excellent.
Our server, Sam, was awesome. She was very friendly. She was attentive, but not over bearing.
We will come back again and again!
Amazing staff, very beautiful outdoor seating and very tasty food! I recommend their Steak and risotto! Very well done and served with an amazing sauce.
Never disappointed at Nineteen 61. Great service and consistent great food.
Met friends for dinner. Attentive service, great food from appetizer to dessert. Will plan to dine there again. The Tres Leches was an outstanding way to end the evening.
Only for special occasions. Super pricey but genuinely impressed with the food. We did get sat at a McDonaldesque type seating with a long booth with four separate tables obviously for couples. So we were very close to our neighbors and it didn’t seem for the price we should be almost bumping elbows with strangers. Everything else was great. Free glass of wine for it being our first time. Quality food and service. Definitely paid for the “Hard to Find the Entrance” exclusivity of the place.
Great food and atmosphere. Small place for a date night .
First class from the time you arrive until the time you leave. Food is fantastic and service is top notch!
Loved it! Was recommended heee by a friend and will be back here again!
Always a pleasant luncheon location. Nice desserts as well.
Delightful dinner and attentive service. Everything is first rate.
Food has gotten even better. Dishes like the "duck anticucho" and steak with chimichurri were very flavorful so kudos to the chef.
Portions are not big but perfect for dinner.
The venue is small so noise level can go up, particularly with poorly educated customers who after a few drinks can't talk without yelling.
All in all, a nice upscale alternative in Lakeland
A marvelous combination of flavors in every dish! Absolutely amazing food. Great wine choices and pairing suggestions with each menu choice. I I always start with a glass of the white sangria. The staff is always pleasant and the Chef often comes out to make sure everything is perfect. There is both outside and inside seating. Inside is quite noisy, but it is like one big happy family! Quality, locally sourced food!
Friendly staff greeted us and Thomas, our server, was informed, courteous and attentive. We had a leisurely lunch with friends, enjoyed the food and it’s presentation and found everything to our liking. I will definitely find a reason to return for dinner sometime soon.
We always enjoy dining at Nineteen61. Our favorite in Lakeland!
Great food. Server was friendly and professional. We did wait a bit long for our food, but the meal was of excellent quality.
Very nice surprise. Visited twice during my soccer tournament. Thursday had arroz de mariscos and found it superb. Sunday was surprised with family evening but again the food was superb. Only thing that needs revamping is the plantains because they are burned and saturated with oil. Dishes are elegant, so the chef de cuisine (apparently an owner or shareholder) has very good taste in menu choice and food presentation. I give it very high rating and would become habitué if I was local.
Great experience as always.
Enjoyed the menu & service, but it was so loud inside it ruined the evening. Couldn't have a conversation across the table. Too bad because we would like to try more items on the menu, but unless they removed some of the tables I don't see a fix for the place. Probably spend a night out elsewhere.
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.
The restaurant was one of the best experiences I have had in a fine dining establishment and the service was superb. The waitress was excellent and very friendly. Everything exceeded our expectations and beyond. I will definitely return.
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.