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By Robert Connors
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Crooked Bass a Magnet for Food and Fun

Series: Dining Reviews | Story 1

Last updated 4/9/2019 at 3:12pm

Robert Connors

The satisfying "Pick Three" will fill the corners of the hungriest bear, here with fried flounder, grilled shrimp, and broiled scallops, served with hushpuppies, chardonnay-steamed spinach, and baked sweet potato with cinnamon butter

Good food and fun are drawing crowds into the popular Crooked Bass Grill and Tavern, but there's also a fascinating bit of Babson Park history behind the success.

Featuring a large and diverse menu and a full bar, the Crooked Bass is already a familiar dinner-time destination for folks in Babson Park and Frostproof, but as its reputation grows, people are making the drive from Lake Wales, Avon Park, Winter Haven, Haines City, and surrounding towns.

The project of Tammy and Tim Bracewell, the restaurant is housed in a familiar red-brick structure at 1010 Scenic Highway that was known for yea...

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Reader Comments(1)

reader3311 writes:

We enjoyed our lupper, no longer lunch but too early for supper, dining experience. The scallops were broiled to perfection and the grilled shrimp was marinated with just the right amount of seasoning. Homemade cinnamon-butter on a sweet potato was a treat! Cocktail sauce and tartar sauce are each homemade... a sautéed spinach side had a surprise ingredient that left me wanting to re-think home preparations of spinach. No corners are cut in this kitchen!! Thank you Tammy and Tim for serving quality food in a relaxing settling.


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