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“Excellent food and service”
Review of Champinos

Champinos
Ranked #211 of 446 Restaurants in Lakeland
Cuisines: Italian
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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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387 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
“Excellent food and service”
Reviewed 30 April 2014

This is a small local place, not much in the way of atmosphere, but if you want a great meal with great service at a very reasonable price, try this. The wine selection is very basic but fine unless you need expensive special wines.

It was enjoyable, not too noisy, with quick service. Portions are very large to expect to take home left overs unless you are a big eater.

  • Visited February 2014
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English first
Lakeland, Florida
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39 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Ok, big portions, reasonably priced.”
Reviewed 16 April 2014 via mobile

Went on a Friday afternoon around 4pm. The crowd was older and the overall feel was outdated but the food was good, I had a Chicken Parmesan sub and my husband had a special calzone. Both were tasty and large enough to feed two!
Not sure if we would go back again but it was worth trying once.

  • Visited February 2014
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Stoneham, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Beef on Weck Straight from Buffalo!”
Reviewed 31 March 2014

Giving this place five stars just for their hidden menu item - Beef on Weck! If you're from Buffalo, NY, this needs no explanation. If you're not, it's a roast beef sandwich on a kaiser roll with kosher salt and caraway seeds. According to the owner who regularly makes the rounds checking on his customers, the rolls are flown in from Costanzo's bakery in Buffalo. If you're not into that, they have a great selection of reasonably priced Italian dishes, pizza, burgers and sandwiches. Worth the trip!

  • Visited March 2014
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Lakeland, Florida
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494 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
“Lasagna is fantastic”
Reviewed 23 March 2014

This place draws a crowd - which makes it very noisy. I've been there for a late lunch and enjoyed a much quieter meal. It's a great place for a family meal, I wouldn't recommend it for a date as it is noisy and quite bright.

  • Visited January 2014
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great food, great value”
Reviewed 22 March 2014

Have enjoyed 3 meals at Champinos. Husband loves the spaghetti and meat balls, I've tried the ravioli, lasagna, and a sandwich and all have been delicious, Service is prompt and friendly. Price is right and serving size is huge. Will go back whenever we are near Lakeland.

  • Visited March 2014
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