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10+ Spots to Visit at the Joinery in Lakeland

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The Joinery 10+ Spots To Visit At The Joinery In Lakeland 2022

Located on the banks of Lake Mirror, the  Joinery in Lakeland is a must-visit spot! This modern food hall offers diverse dining options so there is sure to be something for everyone. With it’s trendy, minimalist interior and relaxed vibes, the Joinery is one of our favorite places in Lakeland.

📍 640 E. Main Street, Lakeland, FL 33801

Mon-Thurs 11am-9pm

Fri + Sat 11am-10pm

Sun 11am-8pm

The Joinery has 30 spaces in their lot. When those are full, try the city’s (mostly free) lots located all around the Joinery, or use street parking available along Lake Mirror.

Our UNATION team explored the best of Lakeland, check out our trip to the Joinery in Lakeland!

Let's hop into the best spots at the Joinery in Lakeland!


Ever had a sushi burrito? Yup, you read that correctly! Ato serves up super fresh sushi burritos and poke bowls that are to die for. You can choose their curated menu, or show off your chef skills and create your own masterpiece from a selection of quality ingredients. Ato has gluten-free and vegan options available too!


These authentic Neapolitan-style, wood-fired pizzas are sure to steal a pizza your heart! Ava begins each pizza with a natural sourdough starter then the finest Italian flour, rolling the dough daily and allowing it to rise slowly over three days. You’ll taste a difference with their San Marzano tomatoes and Florida-sourced mozzarella. Ava offers a gluten-free cauliflower crust and/or vegan cheese and sausage for any of their pizzas.

While waiting for your food, shop around at Bloom Shakalaka. This funky, fresh flower and gift boutique’s mission is to spread joy and we definitely think they are doing a great job! Bloom Shakakala offers wrapped flowers, arranged flowers, wearables, full service event flowers, subscriptions, and even a build-your-own boutique flower bar.

From the minds behind Rooster & the Till in Seminole Heights, we introduce to you, Gallito Taqueria. These street tacos are sure to be some of the best you’ve ever had! Our favorites to order are the chicken tinga with chipotle-braised and shredded chicken, lime crema, topped with cotija cheese. 

At the Joinery, dessert is allowed before and after dinner! Mayday offers unique handcrafted artisan ice creams, like Raja Honey, Lavender Melange, and Coffee and Donuts flavor. We recommend ordering your ice cream in one of their house-made waffle cones and topping it off with their house-made galette and sprinkles. Not only is this ice cream totally photo-worthy, it’s also delicious! Mayday offers dairy free flavors, Hyppo popsicles, and Mayday Pints to-go, too.

At Plenty, you’ll want to eat plenty and for good reason! This Mediterranean inspired restaurant is plant-forward and serves savory whole food bowls, handhelds, plates, and skewers. We recommend the Plate-A-Plenty which includes a little bit of everything!

Sabu is Lakeland’s first traditional Japanese ramen shop and it doesn’t disappoint! They offer four different ramen bowls with nearly a dozen add-on options. We recommend trying one of the Japanese street snacks with your bowl, like the steamed pork buns. Sabu has gluten-free and vegan/vegetarian options too!

This next vendor is known for their self proclaimed bada** deliciousness and we couldn’t agree more! The Super Dope Spot is definitely where you want to indulge on your cheat day. They whip up a mean burger, including the Impossible burger, fried chicken sandwiches, wings, and crinkle-cut fries. And don’t forget the malted shake!

Whether you are looking to grab drinks with friends or find something to wash your meal down with, The Bar is your place! The Bar at the Joinery features many local Florida craft beers across their 24 taps, wine, and an assortment of craft cocktails, the Tropic Like It’s Hot being our favorite. 

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Madison Skipper

Madison Skipper

Madison is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Tampa Bay City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Tampa Bay area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinTampaBay on Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube.

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