June 22, 2021

LoveBird Almost Famous Chicken restaurant opens in Lakeland

LAKELAND — If the fried chicken doesn’t make you get up and sing at LoveBird Almost…

LAKELAND — If the fried chicken doesn’t make you get up and sing at LoveBird Almost Famous Chicken, the blasting ’80s music certainly will. 

The quick-service, Nashville hot fried chicken restaurant opened April 26 at the former Starbucks location on South Florida Avenue. Since opening, the eatery has drawn lines around its building and the popular Polk County Restaurants and Reviews page is littered with — mostly glowing — reviews. 

The idea was born around June of 2020. Owners Leah and Jeremy Brumley put the business plan, concept and branding together while at home during the pandemic. They signed their building lease in September and started working on the eventual opening.

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