Lakeland Mimi’s Cafe to Close on Monday

GloryDays Mimi's

The national chain, Mimi’s, is closing its Lakeland store at Lakeside Village, on Monday July 21st, 2014. The 145-unit chain was acquired last year by California-based French Company Le Duff America Inc. who boasted annual sales of $1.53 billion and more than 1,100 restaurants and bakeries, was just not as successful as it hoped here in Polk County. The Lakeland location was the only Mimi’s in Polk County and one of only 10 in Florida.

Rumor has it that a new high end sportsbar, Glory Days Grill, will be taking it’s place.

Glory Days Grill is a sports themed American grill and bar that combines an award winning menu of freshly prepared appetizers, desserts and entrees with entertainment that appeals to all ages. Each restaurant has more than 25 televisions to watch the big game, cartoons, soap operas or just about anything that’s worth watching, along with the latest interactive games. Glory Days Grill offers a full bar, To Go services and banquet facilities. Each location has a banquet area available for private parties and events.

Glory Days currently has a franchise location in Tampa, FL. You can check out their website:

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