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In the heart of the Southside of Lakeland, Dwayne’s Place – Diner & Grill is located in the Imperial Christina Plaza shopping center, at 6960 South Florida Avenue (State Road 37). It’s a place where you can always count on not only great eats – but where your dining is served by a staff that takes your dining experience to a whole new personal level. Unique to Dwayne’s Place -- are the facts that you can count on mouthwatering steaks that are hand cut and in-house seasoned, Grade USADA, and char grilled over an open flame. You’ll also find mouth watering seafood, a limited selection of fine bottled wines and regular domestic beers, along with your standard non-alcoholic beverages. Moreover, you can expect fresh, not frozen fruits and vegetables, and never get micro-waved foods.
Beginning with breakfast (from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.) you’ll find such delights as homemade waffles, and even pecan waffles (with a side of peanut butter) and blueberry waffles. You can also start you day with a “Get It All Sampler” and an array of other breakfast favorites guaranteed to suit anyone’s breakfast of choice. On Mondays thru Wednesday, with the purchase of a breakfast meal you can even get your coffee for .49 cents!
From lunch until closing, Dwayne’s Place – Diner and Grill’s menu is filled with such delights as hand-made to order: Colossal breaded onion rings, deep fried green tomatoes, breaded mushroom, and fried pickles. The garden fresh salads can’t be beat either. Lunch time standards includes Dwayne’s childhood favorite Sloppy Joe’s, and house specials such as: The Polk Philly; Chipotle Stuffer; Fresh Grouper Sandwich; Slow Roast Turkey Breast Sandwich, and so much more. One of the unique choices on the menu is Dwayne’s Place’s Soup Kettle Special -- which is an endless cup of soup or the soup of the day and the feature sandwich of the day. All soups are hot from the kettle and never made from the can and by the cup or the bowl!
There are Daily Specials too! Mondays are spaghetti with meat sauce or chicken parmesan over spaghetti. Tuesdays are beef tips over noodles, mashed potatoes, or rice. Wednesdays are chicken & dumplings or dressing and a choice of country fried steak or chicken. Thursdays are meatloaf with tomato sauce or turkey and dressing. Fridays are pot roast of beef with vegetables or cod (fried or grilled) with hush puppies. If this wasn’t enough to entice you there are tons of family classic meals, steaks and seafood, baked chicken with yellow rice, and even burgers and dogs. Also don’t miss out on Dwayne’s Senior Savors where all seniors (55 and up) get 10% off Monday through Friday.
All You Can Eat Treats are a big deal at Dwayne’s Place – Diner & Grill on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Fridays from 5:00 p.m. to closing. Monday is Spaghetti night. Tuesday is Quarter Fried Chicken night. Wednesday is Clam Night. And lastly, Friday is AYCE Catfish Fry Night.
The owners Dwayne and Liesel Williams also offer Desserts By Liesel and Garcia with a complete line of homemade pies, cheese cakes, and the house all-time favorite – Bread Pudding with Bourbon Cream.
Hours of operation:
Monday thru Thursday: 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Friday thru Saturday: 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Closed on Sundays