About Hallback's Bar & Grill
Hallback's is a family owned establishment that offers American flare mixed with a touch of southern staples. We pride ourselves in providing excellent customer service. The restaurant offers amazing airplane runway views, infused with great food. We’re a family who enjoys preparing amazing dishes, and look forward to meeting and serving your family soon. We hope you enjoy your experience at Hallback’s and we look forward to building relationships and serving your family for many years to come. Eat well!
Southern, Barbecue, American
Hours of Operation:
Sunday: 8:00am - 6:00pm; Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Friday: 11:00am - 12:00am; Saturday: 8:00am - 12:00am
Drane Field Road
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Hallback’s Catering is proud to offer our catering and event services at many of the best special event venues in the Lakeland/Tampa Bay area
Private Party Facilities:
Ask us about renting out the restaurant or airport terminal for your special event. We can cater all needs.
Private Party Contact:
Catering & Event Director: 6789947700x
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine
Hallback's Bar & Grill Ratings and Reviews
Went late Saturday afternoon. Seated at ...
Went late Saturday afternoon. Seated at window, with view of airport, not much going on there. Restaurant was mostly empty, but service was very slow and not very friendly, either. Think a smile would be nice, blond haired waitress! Seated, given a menu, drink order delivered, waitress disappeared for a goodwhile. When she finally returned to take order, however, two of us wanted pulled pork, one of their specialties. Now, she tells us they 'ran out' of that. Not good planning on late Saturday afternoon, me thinks. Anyway, we need to rethink, so she disappears and we have to summon her to reorder. Two of us had ribs, hubby thinks so-so, fatty, dry. I have burger, okay, just not what I wanted. Mac and cheese not bad but 5 bucks for small portion. Won't be back, particularly for service issues.
Overall it was a good experience. I was ...
Overall it was a good experience. I was a little disappointed about the entertainment. Their website advertises live music on Fridays, but they only had a DJ that night. The server said that one has to call for live music availability, that's not advertised as such on their website. They were hospitable and accommodating though.
We enjoyed brunch on Easter Sunday at Ha ...
We enjoyed brunch on Easter Sunday at Hallback's. Food was very tasty, $10 bottomless bloody mary's and entertainment. It was crowded, but they handled seating and service well. Everyone was pleasant and happy to see us!
Let me begin by stating that I have frequented Hallback's Bar and Grill several times and always had an enjoyable time. When we were seated on Friday, we were given a Valentine's Day Menu which included a three course meal. We had three different entrees to choose from. I asked the gentlemen who seated us for the regular menu and he stated that was all that was being offered tonight. My party and I looked around and other patrons had items from the regular menu. I am not sure why we were told one thing which clearly was untrue. My friends have vowed not to return to Hallback's.
The food and atmosphere were excellent. Our second year having Christmas dinner and they didn't disappoint. They even made accommodations for a friends daughter who came but was limited on food choices due to recent oral surgery. They went above and beyond!
Menu or buffet offered
The buffet needed some additional meat items; however, the dessert offerings were plentiful. The buffet is directed more towards children than to adults.
I suggest that one should check the bill vs the costs stated in the menu. I was told that their pricing was in transition!..Meaning that there was a discrepancy which needed to be corrected before I paid our bill.
The best soul food restaurant in Lakeland
Since the day that I went with my family to Hallback's, the restaurant has been a gem that I love to tell people about. I had no idea that Lakeland was holding such an amazing place with chefs who know how to cook better than somebody's grandmother. I recommend Hallback's to everyone I come in contact with. The restaurant is great for family outings, large group get-togethers, food with a friend, and it's also a great date spot.
The food is great, the service is wonderful. Great place for the over 50 crowd to have a great time dining and dancing. Love this place. The music seems to be changing for the worst though, at least on Saturday night. Hope they get their regular Saturday night group back soon. Where is Destiny?
Hallbacks is a hidden treasure
The Hallback family has chosen a wonderful spot at the Lakeland Airfield. You can sit and watch planes take off and land. Our salads for lunch were big and packed full of all the goodies listed on the menu vs some restaurants that give you a few of those items throughout the salad. Best homemade mac and cheese also. Server friendly and we will come back when we are visiting here.
the atmosphere was perfect for the occasion .
Our first time here.. welcomed with a smile we were seated right away.. our waiter Jennifer was awesome the food was good the music was great motown music.. my husband and I enjoyed every bit of it.. will diffently come back .. Thanks Hallback 's for making it a memorable Birthday dinner .. Mr&Mrs Martinez - Polk County ,Fl
ENJOYABLE LUNCH TIME
Our group of 13 Senior Citizen Ladies from Highland Village were very pleased with my choice of a place for our monthly luncheon. Our server was excellent in all ways. Great personality, very conscientious, and always available. The food came out quickly and was fresh and delicious.
It is certainly a place we will visit again.
Great atmosphere, loved the lively ambience.
We went on a Friday night . I understand why you must have reservations! Live music was very good. There seemed to have been several groups that made the place crowded really quick. It was our first time there, the waiters were extremely slow but the food was good. I would visit this place again.
This place is awesome!!!
My wife and I were celebrating our 22nd wedding anniversary and the staff made sure it was a special night. We both enjoyed the food, hospitality and the entertainment.
The MIX were Awesome !! We highly recommend iHallback's Bar & Grill and will be returning again.
The overall experience was okay. Service ...
The overall experience was okay. Service department needs some help we had a reservation and still had to wait 10 minutes to be seated. It took quite along time for the food to come out approx. an hour and my meal wasn't the best so I ended up sharing my boyfriend food which was was really good. The entertainment did a awesome job. I will return to try their brunch one day soon
Sunday Lunch Buffet
We had the Sunday lunch buffet. Their website indicated an omelet station would be available (it was not). I made reservations on line they did not have them when we arrived. The food was fair, for $15 per person I expected something different then fried chicken, pulled pork, mashed & sweet potatoes & tuna salad. The desserts appeared to be store bought and they were not very good.
Entertaining a pilot from Norway
My son and I were guest hosting a visitor from Norway. He had mentioned he was a Private Pilot, therefore I thought of Hallbacks as an appropriate place for lunch. It was raining that day, so no activity to view. He wanted steak with mushrooms. We talked him into mashed potatoes and "gravy" because he didn't know what "gravy" was nor why it was called "gravy". Well, our waitress said they didn't have any gravy made, but she would talk to the chef to see if he would make some. I agreed that it only takes 5 min. to make gravy, and we would appreciate it. I had salmon and shrimp, my son had Chicken Parmigiana . All 3 meals were cooked perfectly, and the chef came out to talk to our guest, welcoming him to US. It was a very good experience.
Normally, the food is great here I ordered Prime Rib which was not so good. It was ordered medium it was served well done. I noted that it was put onto the grill surface which was notable by the crusty brown surface of the meat on each side and it was very tough. To make matters worse it was served cold. The server gladly accommodated me with a fresh serving less fresh sides.
My guess and I had a great time Saturday ...
My guess and I had a great time Saturday night, but our waitress had a bit of an attitude and the kitchen messed up a couple orders, but for the most part we enjoyed ourselves,the entertainment and outing was great. I'll come again and I'll recommend, I just wouldn't want that waitress to have a attitude again. I understand the frustration of a waitress on a busy night, but a crowd is to be expected.
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