1500 Masters Boulevard (cross-street Champions Gate Boulevard) Champions Gate, FL 33896
David's Club can be found within the beautiful Omni Orlando Resort in Champions Gate that is located southwest of downtown Orlando. It offers an upscale yet casual atmosphere with breathtaking views of the spectacular pool and golf course below. Choose from an array of American cuisine that includes delicious steaks, fresh seafood, and much more. Select from either inside or outside seating for your meal or drinks while enjoying the latest sporting events shown on one of six large plasma TVs; or you can play a game of pool, foosball or electronic darts. David's Club also has a fully stocked bar and welcomes personal wines. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis
7339 West Sand Lake Road, No. 420 (cross-street Turkey Lake Road) Orlando, FL 32819
Ocean Prime, located in Rialto just southwest of downtown Orlando, is a modern American supper club serving a nice variety of prime, fresh seafood and steaks. Its beautiful interior of deep woods, low lighting and sheer curtains offers an electric, pleasurable and stylish environment for a meal or cocktails. Enjoy your feast in the stunning open-air terrace, the elegant main dining room or one of two private dining rooms available. Sip on your favorite drink in the energetic lounge or piano bar area serving first-rate wines and other specialty cocktails. Ocean Prime provides impeccable service and a truly lavish setting for a memorable evening. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Step inside Claddagh Cottage Irish Pub and you may believe you have been transported to Ireland. It has all the pub features like plenty of dark wood, low lighting and coziness. There is both inside and outside seating and a full-length bar. The food menu includes authentic home-style Irish cuisine and the bar menu has an ample amount of imported and domestic beer and wine to choose from. Claddagh Cottage Irish Pub entertainment consists of live music, darts and a lot of great conversations.
Sea Thai is located a few minutes east of downtown Orlando across from the Fashion Square Mall. The outside is not impressive, however the inside is beautifully decorated, and very clean and welcoming. The menu includes a number of traditional dishes from four distinct locations in Thailand, which offers a variety of spices and flavors from which to choose. Sea Thai offers hot and cold specialty teas and also beer and wine to go with your food. It is a good place to relax and have an authentic Thai meal served in an upscale, yet casual setting. The prices are very affordable and the staff is attentive. Call to know the open hours.
4012 Central Florida Parkway Rirz Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes Orlando, FL 32837
The Lobby Lounge is located at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes. The atmosphere is elegant with the bar overlooking the gardens, making it the perfect place for afternoon tea, and drinks later in the evening. High chairs are lined close to the long granite bar against the French windows. While the seating area is an all white and beige background with crystal chandeliers hanging from the ceilings and plants placed strategically to give privacy to your conversations. While there you can also enjoy the grand view of the gardens, lakes and the golf course. Reservations are required for the afternoon tea.
1351 South Orlando Avenue Maitland Orlando, FL 32751
Buca di Beppo has established itself as a great Italian joint through its many different locations. The Maitland one too is a fabulous place with a casual and inviting atmosphere. The menu here is an assortment of seafood, poultry and vegetarian delicacies. Stand-out choices at Buca di Beppo Maitland are Ravioli with Meat Sauce, Penne San Remo and the Seafood Trio Platter. Check website for private events and more information.
Fantastic Hummus is a food truck specializing in genuine, high-quality Mediterranean foods. Look for their truck at a number of farmers markets and other food truck gatherings around Central Florida. This includes places such as Maitland, Lake Eola, College Park, Winter Park and others. Some of the favorite menu items offered include hummus (of course), spinach pies, falafels, Shish Tawook (grilled chicken), and baklava. Follow them on Twitter or check their Facebook page for times and locations. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Standing the test of time, Olde Dixie Fried Chicken has been serving up Southern fried chicken for half a century. Look for the sign that has a large, colorful, friendly-looking chicken that is licking its beak and wearing a rebel flag hat, but do not let the somewhat "
"rundown look of the place keep you away. This long-time local favorite may not have modern or fancy décor, but the food more than makes up for it. Diners place their order at a counter and then wait in the adjoining dining room for their piping hot food. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
K Burgers is an Orlando area food truck serving 100 percent ground beef burgers and all-natural hot dogs with unique homemade sauces, but that's not all they offer. Look for them on South Orange Avenue (most days for breakfast and lunch) as well as other Orlando sites. The burgers are not the typically patty-style burger, but are beef that is slow-cooked using a secret family recipe. The burgers are then served on hoagie rolls. Choose from a variety of specialty burger and hot dogs. Other notable menu items include numerous breakfast sandwiches (served on authentic New York or ciabatta bagels), omelets and sides for breakfast, plus homemade soups and sandwiches for lunch. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Fork in the Road is an Orlando food truck serving a combination of American and French cuisine. Places to look for them include Lake Nona, The Plaza, Winter Park, Lake Mary, Oviedo and other Orlando area sites. The menu rotates and includes a variety of street foods, depending on the availability of ingredients and the inspiration of the chef. A few notable items include their signature sandwiches; the Kurobuta Pork Belly or Cape Canaveral Shrimp Banh Mi and the beef rib Shorty are excellent. Check them out on Facebook or follow them on Twitter for exact times and locations. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
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