One Eyed Jack's, the first of nine distinctive bars and eateries located in the popular Wall Street Plaza in the core of Downtown, initially opened in 1995 and calls itself "Orlando's original party bar"! Squeezed in the middle of The Loaded Hog and The Cantina, this establishment offers slightly more space within its long narrow setting, which features a bar on one side and tables on the other. One Eyed Jack's offers lunch and dinner as well as happy hour! Enjoy a cold one with friends, while you watch the latest sports on one of the numerous televisions throughout the bar. One Eyed Jack's offers weekly entertainment and events including live bands, trivia and karaoke nights. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
The Loaded Hog is located in the popular Wall Street Plaza in Downtown and is known as a place where locals frequent. The grinning hog on the sign above the door appears throughout the interior décor which also features brick walls covered with a variety of interesting pictures, an array of fascinating objects, wooden floors, and several tables for guests. The bar is long and narrow with a small raised stage area used for live bands. The setting creates a comfortable atmosphere, which is enhanced with the low lighting. Popular events at the Loaded Hog include weekly Movie Nights and a $1 Dumpster Dive beer special. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis
26 Wall Steet Wall Street Plaza Orlando, FL 32801 +1 407 481 1199
The Monkey Bar is located on the second floor of the Wall Street Plaza in the Downtown Orlando area. A combination of an upscale lounge and a refined martini bar, this hidden gem is worth seeking out. The retro decor features an exotic touch with plush animal-print couches and chairs, a long wooden bar and warm lighting inside, along with unusual artwork featuring sultry monkeys. The outside balcony area offers views of the popular complex below, and provides a tropical setting with plenty of wicker furnishing and a thatched-roof bar. The Monkey Bar is a full-service bar, but specializes in an array of extra-large specialty martinis.
145 South Orange Avenue Orlando, FL 32801 +1 425 9797
Mochi Frozen Yogurt, located in the cities downtown area is not the typical "Fro-Yo" shop; it's more like a smorgasbord or buffet-style premiere yogurt shop. Customers fill their own cup however they want with as much as they want and are then charged by the ounce for their very own customized tasty delight. Start with 100% non-fat, cholesterol-free, tangy yogurts in a variety of rotating flavors; step up to the dry toppings table for genuine mochi (popular Asian sweet rice cake indulgence) or other treats and then finish off with fresh fruit toppings. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis
101 East Central Boulevard Orlando, FL 32801 +1 407 648 6300
Z-Café is located at the Orange County Orlando Public Library and open during library hours, but you do not need to be a bookworm to make a trip to this exceptional gourmet coffee shop. Choose from more than 50 coffees from around the world with many of them being rare. The beans are locally roasted and sold by the cup or by the bag to enjoy later. The menu also features vegetarian, vegan and non-vegetarian breakfast and lunch items that are made fresh daily and served at any time. The drink options besides all types of hot and cold coffees includes shakes, teas and fruit smoothies and spritzers. Seating is offered. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
50 East Central Boulevard Suite C Orlando, FL 32801 +1 407 540 0445
Conveniently situated in the downtown Orlando area, Whiskey Dicks takes you away to another well-liked area of the state - the laid-back tropical paradise location known as the Florida Keys. The bar resembles, Irish Kevin's, a very popular hangout located in the Key West region on the famous Duvall Street. They even present many of the same live acts that can be seen there, as well other live entertainment. The interior features a large bar located in the center with a stage just behind it, multiple flat-screen TVs throughout, indoor and outdoor seating, an upscale pub menu, palm trees and even a parrot. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
50 East Central Boulevard Orlando, FL 32801 +1 407 422 6299
Anyone in the downtown area looking for a tasty taco or a delicious margarita will find both of these and much more at Chico's Dirty Tacos and Tequila. Select from indoor or outdoor seating for a nice sit-down meal featuring an array of authentic Mexican cuisine, including Chico's grandma's "
"stolen historical dirty taco recipe that was smuggled out of the country 35 years ago, or so the story goes. Guests can also grab a seat at the bar to try one of 244 tequila shots, special margaritas, imported beers, wines or other drinks from the fully-stocked bar while watching the latest sports on one of the numerous televisions spread throughout. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
333 West Church Street Orlando, FL 32801 +1 407 826 1872
Conveniently located near the Amway Center in Downtown Orlando, Draft Global Beer Lounge and Grill offers casual dining and a lounge featuring craft beers from around the world. Patrons can choose from more than 100 bottled beers and 40 draft beers in this fashionable sports bar and restaurant combo as well as other refreshing cocktails from the fully stocked bar. The interior features long strings of fiber optic lights hanging from the ceiling that separates the two sections. One side includes a contemporary dining room with wooden tables and HD televisions, and the other side is a lounge area featuring a lavish environment as well private areas where you can relax. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Literally hidden away in Downtown Orlando, Eye Spy is not your typical bar. Gather with some friends and relax inside or go outside where you'll find the dance floor and another bar. However, there are other hidden rooms on the property that have pool tables, pinball machines and couches plus a special photo booth. Beware the hidden cameras, which broadcast whatever happens to be going on in one area to others in another part of the bar.
23 West Church Street Orlando, FL 32801 +1 407 420 1111
Club 23 is located up a steep staircase in the popular Church Street area of Downtown Orlando. This upscale, sophisticated and trendy nightclub is the place to go to see and be seen by local and national athletes and celebrities. Dress to impress, since stylish attire is required to gain access to the fashionable interior, which offers VIP booth seating and a superior sound system. The club hosts numerous weekly and special events featuring top DJs, and the bar offers a nice selection of specialized cocktails and international drinks. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
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