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Where to find a good steak

It’s difficult to get a bad steak in the Disney / Orlando area so finding a good steak should be pretty easy. Here are some of our favourites. Manny’s Chop House This is our particular favourite for steaks. It' s always very busy and f...
Viewed 2472 times since 27 December 2010.

My favourite place for lunch

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 5301 times since 23 October 2010.

Affordable Dining

Longhorns Steakhouse 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 ...
Viewed 3007 times since 13 October 2010.

TEXAS DE BRASIL CHURRASCARRIA

We like to try out new restaurants which are often recommended by our guests, after all that' s what holidays are about and in Orlando you are spoilt for choice. You can find out all about it if you visit the website, there were two very close togeth...
Viewed 2630 times since 9 October 2010.

Ricky Ts Bar and Restaurants

If you ever go to the St Petes/ Treasure Island Gulf Coast area Ricky Ts Bars and Restaurant are worth a visit. Ricky Ts in Treasure Island is located on Gulf Boulevard (opposite the Bilmar Beach Resort) which is the coast road. It is probabl...
Viewed 2753 times since 1 October 2010.

McDonalds in Orlando with a Key West Theme

Key West in Orlando? And at McDonalds? Yes, really, you can step onto Duval Street, and find yourself in a little bit of Key West without having to face the 300 mile drive down to the Keys. How did we find it, you may ask? Well, quite by chan...
Viewed 2118 times since 30 September 2010.

Cape May Restaurant

The Cape May Café, based on a New England seashore restaurant theme is found at Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club. We decided to try this restaurant at our friend’s suggestion. Having two children, we wanted to try something different, but not too formal...
Viewed 2503 times since 14 September 2010.

The Olive Garden on the 192

The Olive Garden on the 192 Visiting the Olive Garden on the 192 is sometimes a little bit fraught, the restaurant is very good so there is almost always a wait, we have been and they have said the wait is forty five minutes or one hour and we...
Viewed 3817 times since 10 September 2010.

Carrabas Italian Grill

If you like Italian food why not try Carraba’s Italian Grill? This South West chain was founded in Houston Texas and is growing all the time. It is a family run chain that was started by two Sicilian’s, Damian Mandola and Johnny Carraba. The ...
Viewed 3019 times since 18 July 2010.

The Atlantic Ocean Grille

The Atlantic Ocean Grille is open from 5 p. m. daily and is on the Cocoa Beach Pier in Brevard County. Cocoa Beach is on the Atlantic Coast of Florida and is the closest beach to Orlando. It is always fun to dine on a pier and British visitor...
Viewed 2721 times since 8 July 2010.

Orlando Dining for Celiacs

My best friend suffers from celiac disease and the daily challenges of eating a gluten free diet can be very inconvenient. It is particularly hard for her when she has to travel as is the case for anybody who has this disease or has to live with any ...
Viewed 3097 times since 20 June 2010.

The Bone Fish Grill

An experience for lovers of fish and seafood why not try The Bonefish Grill? The Bone fish grill opened its first restaurant in St Pete’s at the start of the new millennium; it has quickly expanded along the whole of the east coast of the US ...
Viewed 3082 times since 2 May 2010.

T-Rex Cafe in Downtown Disney

T-Rex Café, one of the newest restaurants in Downtown Disney, is only the second restaurant in this new chain from the owners of Rainforest Café. We had the pleasure of eating there about six months after its opening and found it to be an enjoyable e...
Viewed 2924 times since 25 April 2010.

The Wave - Contemporary Hotel

The Wave - Contemporary Hotel This recently refurbished restaurant in the Contemporary Hotel at Disney is situated on the very ground floor, below the main mezzanine floor. We booked a table for 9pm as, being Christmas it was busy, and...
Viewed 2946 times since 19 April 2010.

Restaurants near Rotonda West part 2

Continuing down Placida Road are two more restaurants both worth a visit. 25 minutes including water taxi Rum Bay – Palm Island 941-697-0566 Restaurant Hours: Friday & Saturday 11:30 a. m. – 9:30 p. m. ...
Viewed 2630 times since 19 February 2010.

Restaurants in the Rotonda Area part 1

Restaurants near Rotonda West (Placida Rd) One of the things we love most about staying on the Rotonda is the fact that you can BBQ every night if you want to – unlike at home! To me there is nothing better than throwing together a salad while...
Viewed 2635 times since 19 February 2010.

French Dining at EPCOT

Living in England we are fortunate to be able to visit France quite often, always enjoying some delicious meals. Our friends in the United States, who visit Orlando quite often were always raving about their favourite restaurant in EPCOT’s World Show...
Viewed 2754 times since 15 February 2010.

Boma – Flavors of Africa

Boma – Flavors of Africa is buffet style dining at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Resort. This is a very popular family restaurant and it is advisable to book in advance which you can now do either by phoning Disney Dining direct or alternativ...
Viewed 2522 times since 15 February 2010.

Restaurant Row Part 3

MoonFish Restaurant has a very enticing entrance with its fake waterfall and is a Seafood restaurant with an Asian themed accent. It is located on Sand Lake Road in The Fountains Plaza at Bay Hill on the east end. It is part of the Talk of Th...
Viewed 2594 times since 9 February 2010.

Restaurant Row Part 2

Bonefish Grill is located on Sand Lake Road near Barnes and Noble book store. This is a lively location and offers good value for an upscale restaurant. The original restaurant opened in St Petersburg in Florida back in January 2000 and since then th...
Viewed 2743 times since 9 February 2010.

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