42 West Central Boulevard (cross-street Orange Avenue) Orlando, FL 32801
Located in the heart of downtown Orlando, Ember t is a Mediterranean-styled ultra bar and restaurant. The décor features large columns and archways, earth tones, wrought iron, Spanish tile, leather chairs, low lighting and other dark island touches. Ember has the largest outside covered and open patio area downtown. Choose from any of the three bars located on various levels outside or any of the available seating inside. Relax and enjoy a drink or a quick meal from the menu of burgers, flatbread pizzas, quesadillas and more. The entertainment includes several big screen televisions located throughout alongside soft background music. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Aroma Coffee and Wine Bar is located in downtown Orlando in Thornton Park. It is a small home converted into a cute little place to meet people or to go with friends. The best people watching is on the outside seating area on the porch and patio. The inside interior makes you feel like your sitting in a comfy living room with its large leather chairs and coffee tables. A separate part is transformed into a wine bar that offers a wide variety of wines from around the globe. Aroma's menu consists of Italian cuisine (sandwiches, antipasti, pastries and more) with a large drink selection including all types of coffees. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Rusty O'Reilly's is located in a strip mall in downtown Orlando and has a lot to offer. It is an Irish pub and restaurant combined. The setting is laid back and friendly and includes more than 10 TVs to take in all kinds of sporting events. There is a full service bar and plenty of tables both inside and out to enjoy a drink or a meal. The menu is packed full and includes several selections of appetizers, salads, sandwiches, flatbreads and entrées. It includes American bar favorites and quite a few Irish dishes too. Rusty O'Reilly's has local bands, poker nights, ladies night, numerous other special events, and a daily happy hour 3-7p. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis
618 North Thornton Avenue (cross-street Mills Avenue) Orlando, FL 32803
Situated in the heart of Orlando, it is hard to miss this brightly colored urban tearoom that serves an incredible selection of organic teas and vegan dishes. This former bungalow has been converted to a very hip and hippie-influenced work of art. Local artists and bands perform here, and they host many other crucial community events throughout the month. Their menu offers true vegan and vegetarian dishes created from local organic and other high-quality ingredients. The interior is divided into three very multicolored and mismatched groupings of tables and chairs, though many enjoy the pleasant outside seating available. Dandelion Communitea Café is more than just a place to eat; it's where people meet, listen to live music, and amiably discuss the latest. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Shari Sushi Lounge is located in the stylish Thornton Park area of downtown Orlando. It has a classy and fashionable ambiance that feels a little like South Beach. The menu has a large variety of traditional and contemporary Japanese dishes with a slight western touch. The bar specializes in drinks created from sake, including martinis. They offer great happy hours on weekdays. The selection of seating includes the main dining area and bar, outside patio seating, lounge area with bar, and the very romantic second story with plush-pillowed booths overlooking the area below. Shari is a local favorite, a place to be seen or to make an impression to that special someone. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis
1235 North Orange Avenue Suite 101 Orlando, FL 32804
Ethos Vegan Kitchen can be found in the northern section of Downtown Orlando at breathtaking Lake Ivanhoe. Vegans and non-vegans alike can benefit from this very community-oriented eatery. The menu includes a large selection of traditional and intercontinental delights for breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch, which you can enjoy either inside and outside. Works of local artists cover the walls and are changed frequently. The setting is especially welcoming and casual, and the prices very affordable. They offer a lot more than your usual vegetarian restaurant.
110 West Church Street (cross-street South Garland Avenue) Orlando, FL 32801
Hamburger Mary's Bar & Grille is situated in the heart of downtown Orlando at historical Church Street Station. This place is very vivid, retro and full of fun. The bubbly, buxom blonde "Mary" character blends well with the exciting atmosphere found here. The selection of food includes sandwiches, salads, nachos, wings, desserts, and, of course, numerous specialty burgers and plenty more to choose from, too. Hamburger Mary's Bar & Grille has a fully stocked bar with many drink deals, several large flat screen TVs showing music videos or sports and lots of exceptional events going on all year long. It is also a well-known place for people watching. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis
125 West Church Street (cross-street South Garland Avenue) Orlando, FL 32801
Ceviche Tapas Bar and Restaurant is situated in the heart of downtown Orlando in Church Street Station. It is one of the jewels of the city and a beauty to behold. The magnificent surroundings set the tone for a very special occasion. The craftsmanship and artistic touches throughout Ceviche includes stunning wood floors, wrought iron fixtures, sparkling chandeliers, dramatic tile mosaics, a luminous bar, cathedral ceilings and flawlessly set tables. The food includes over a hundred various tapas selections to pick from. The other dishes created here are true Spanish delights as well. The bar is completely stocked, there is an outside seating area, and Spanish guitarists and flamenco dancers entertain you too. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Spice Modern Steakhouse is located in downtown Orlando on spectacular Lake Eola. The best seats in the house are the ones situated on the outside patio overlooking the lake itself. This contemporary steakhouse features a lot of unique delights including perfectly grilled steaks and chops, fresh seafood, an abundance of chicken and pasta dishes and more for lunch, dinner or late night and also has a wonderful weekend brunch. Besides all of the delicious food, you can also select from more than 200 wines, domestic and imported beers, and more from their fully stocked bar. Spice Modern Steakhouse has won numerous awards as well.
The Celt Irish Pub is situated in historical downtown Orlando, but it will seem like you walked straight into Ireland when you step inside. It is impossible to miss the massive map of Ireland on the authentic brick wall and all of the unique artifacts and pictures throughout that create an amazingly genuine Irish pub environment for your pleasure. They have a great selection of many imported and domestic beers, all types of spirits, a large selection of fine wines and more. The Celt also serves a large variety of scrumptious homemade Irish food and presents an abundance of specials for all. All styles of Irish music can be heard and also live entertainment on the weekends.
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