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Columbus Cafe

When you visit Tampa, be sure to take at least one meal at the Columbus Cafe. This is located on the 1st (ground) floor of the Tampa History Center which is located in the Channelside area. And the food in this museum building has an aura of ...
Viewed 2942 times since 5 February 2010.

Afternoon tea at the Grand Floridian Hotel

Afternoon Tea at the Grand Floridian Hotel Last year, 2009, because we had a friend who is a fellow tea lover with us, we decided that we would visit Disney’s Grand Floridian Hotel for afternoon tea, we didn’t know what to expect but gave it a...
Viewed 7260 times since 24 January 2010.

Harry's Seafood Bar - St Augustine

One afternoon in St Augustine when we got off our Trolley Bus on its final session of the day it suddenly started to rain heavily. Opposite our trolley stop was Harry’s Seafood Bar and Grille and we decided to dive for cover in there. It was ...
Viewed 3172 times since 22 January 2010.

Eating/Dining at the Loop

The first time my Mother and I tried to go to The Loop without my Father we must have spent two hours driving up and down the 417 trying to find it. So much so we expected the sheriff’s car to pull us over after reports of two women behaving strangel...
Viewed 3247 times since 22 January 2010.

Daiquiri Deck

We had originally visited Daiquiri Deck some time ago when we visited Siesta Key and were impressed with it. On one of our day trips to Madeira Beach we decided to eat here before returning to our villa in Orlando. I was fascinated by their e...
Viewed 3881 times since 17 January 2010.

Characture Dining

Character dining at Disney The choice is great Mickey Mouse, Donald and friends, a Disney princess maybe! A Walt Disney character breakfast would set the kids up for the day and what a way to start. Character meals are generall...
Viewed 3175 times since 14 January 2010.

EATING OUT – MID PRICE RANGE

OK, so perhaps you’re bored with all the usual eating places and want to try something different for a change? Applebees – There’s one on the 192 near Sam’s Club. As well as being a sports restaurant, this has some unusual food to try. Like t...
Viewed 2866 times since 13 January 2010.

Economy Family Dining

First of all, be assured that portion sizes are so large in the US that economy doesn’t mean still hungry! If there are a lot of people in your group or you have small kids, then eating out can be relatively expensive (but not as expensive as...
Viewed 3133 times since 13 January 2010.

Bubba Gump - Treasure Island

We had previously eaten at the Bubba Gump restaurant at Universal Studios but on a recent day trip to Treasure Island we decided to eat at the newly opened one at St Johns Pass at Madeira Beach. St Johns Pass is a turn-of-the-century fishing ...
Viewed 4521 times since 12 January 2010.

The Cheesecake factory

Oh my gosh, you absolutely have to eat here! The first time we entered the Cheesecake Factory, it was with only dessert in mind. We had enjoyed a great evening out and decided to finish off with a great dessert as our dinner had now gone down. We wer...
Viewed 3023 times since 12 January 2010.

Mimis Cafe

The first Mimi’s began in Anaheim in California in 1978 and was named by the owner Arthur J Simms who had fallen in love with a young French girl near the end of world war two. Her name was Mimi. The war did eventually tear them apart but he and his ...
Viewed 3315 times since 12 January 2010.

Italian Restaurants in Orlando

The Olive Garden At the Olive Garden the servers are some of the friendliest in Orlando, and in a place where the service is always very good, this is saying something. The food is exceptional and you will struggle to eat it all. All t...
Viewed 2731 times since 12 January 2010.

A Tale of two buffets.

In this article we are going to look at two buffet restaurants, both offering slightly similar choices. Cici Pizza and Sweet Tomatoes both offer (amongst other things) pizzas and salads, so there is some similarity. There are some immediate d...
Viewed 3338 times since 11 January 2010.

New Year's Eve 2009/2010

We have just spent our second New Years Eve in Orlando and it was just fantastic. We managed to book a table at the Gaylord Palms Hotel in the Villa Flora Restaurant. As some of our party had never been to Gaylord Palms before, we decided to arrive a...
Viewed 3372 times since 9 January 2010.

Dining at Non Disney Restaurants

Some people like to have most of their meals in Disney restaurants to keep the magic but they should consider other places such as the ones in Downtown Disney, the Crossroads Shopping Center or other locations. These usually have the same theming as ...
Viewed 3528 times since 9 January 2010.

Outback Steakhouse

A friend of mine had just arrived from Scotland and was staying with us for two weeks. To keep him out of mischief, I gave him the computer to play with and brought up the Orlando Guide Dining page on VillasFlorida. com. After he had perused for twen...
Viewed 3458 times since 9 January 2010.

Logans Roadhouse

Kissimmee Old Town on a quiet day is akin to a ghost town with the tumbleweed blowing and rolling over in the wind. Pay another visit on a busy day and it' s difficult to recognise it, the place is buzzing and the atmosphere crackles with electric. T...
Viewed 3399 times since 9 January 2010.

Longhorns Steaakhouse

We were introduced to Longhorns Steakhouse on our first visit to Florida several years ago and we now make sure that we pay at least one visit to this excellent restaurant each time we visit our villa. If you like steak (and you have to if yo...
Viewed 2948 times since 8 January 2010.

Manny's Chop House (6)

Manny’s Chop House After all we had heard about Manny’s Chop House, we felt that we could put off a visit no longer. So we finally decided to try it one Wednesday night. We headed south on highway 27 and found Manny’s set back from the road on...
Viewed 4324 times since 8 January 2010.

Kres Restaurant

We normally do not go to Downtown Orlando to dine but we were invited to dine there by some American friends when we were last over at our villa. Kres Chophouse is located in Church Street Orlando it serves lunch Monday to Friday 11:30am to 5...
Viewed 3093 times since 6 January 2010.

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