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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 2709 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 3306 times since 11 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 3501 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 2921 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 3071 times since 6 January 2010.

Outback Restaurant at Orlando Airport

Before we return home on our transatlantic flight to the UK from our villa in Orlando we usually have one last meal at the airport. Over the last few years we have eaten at the Outback Restaurant at Orlando International Airport. Outback is l...
Viewed 3907 times since 4 January 2010.

House of Blues – Part II

About half an hour or so after we had been seated, and made good inroads into the buffet, the house singer, an African American lady with a superb voice, came on stage. Her role was to get the audience warmed up prior to the main act, and it wasn’t l...
Viewed 2735 times since 3 January 2010.

House of Blues – Part I

I have quiet an eclectic musical taste, from King Crimson to Simon & Garfunkel and The Rolling Stones to Coldplay with a bit of Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby thrown in for good measure. So in many respects it is a bit surprising that it has taken...
Viewed 3217 times since 3 January 2010.

The Big River Bar and Grille

The Big River Bar and Grille at the Boardwalk offers both lunch and dinner and it is a particularly good place to go if you are a beer fan as they have a good selection. The first time we visited we had lunch here after meeting up with some f...
Viewed 2999 times since 1 January 2010.

Gospel House of Blues Brunch

We had wanted to go to the House of Blues in Downtown Disney, West side for some time. Here there is a Gospel Brunch every Sunday and it is billed as “A musical celebration of the ' good news, ' praise & thanksgiving, with a delicious all...
Viewed 3270 times since 1 January 2010.

Atlanta Bread Company

One of the things we love about Orlando is that there is always somewhere new to try when it comes to eating! You will certainly never starve! So, on a recent trip to the Super Target on the OBT (Orange Blossom Trail), we noticed the Atlanta ...
Viewed 3201 times since 31 December 2009.

Revamped Mc Donalds on Buena Viasta Drive

We have often passed this McDonalds, situated on Disney property, whilst on our way to one or other of the parks. You couldn’t really miss it as it had a huge hamburger, fries and milkshake on its roof, as well as cartoon characters. There was a huge...
Viewed 2994 times since 31 December 2009.

Longhorn Restaurant

Our villa is situated at the far end of the 192 about a mile before it meets the 27. The Longhorn Steakhouse had often been recommended to us by friends who raved about the steaks. Until recently the nearest one has been quite a drive away which ofte...
Viewed 3398 times since 31 December 2009.

Eating Out withour Breaking the Budget

Many families find the cheapest way to eat out in Orlando is by going to one of the many All You Can Eat restaurants. These can be great as on the way to the Parks you can stop off for breakfast and there is such a vast selection of food the whole fa...
Viewed 3273 times since 31 December 2009.

Sweet Tomato Restaurants

This group of restaurants advertise themselves as “a serve-yourself, all-you-care-to-eat dining experience featuring the freshest vegetables, salads, made-from-scratch soups and muffins, hot pastas and more! ” We had seen them for several years in Or...
Viewed 3205 times since 31 December 2009.

Paradiso 37 Restaurant - Downtown Disney

Next time you go to Downtown Disney you might like to visit the Paradiso 37 restaurant which opened in the summer of 2009 and is situated in the Pleasure Island district of Downtown Disney, between the Adventurer’s Club and Harley Davidson Orlando. <...
Viewed 3565 times since 31 December 2009.

Dining out with Children in Orlando

There are so many places for to eat out in Orlando you are really spoilt for choice. In the first few days of our holiday when the girls are usually over excited, up early and flagging after a long day at the parks we usually stop at one of the all-u...
Viewed 3414 times since 31 December 2009.

Restaurant Row

There is an area around Dr Philips and Sandlake Road that has become known as “Restaurant Row”. There is a great choice of dining although some of it is quite pricey but perfect for that special occasion. In this guide I will try to list some of the ...
Viewed 4283 times since 31 December 2009.

Seasons 52 Restaurant

Friends are ours returned from their trip to Florida full of praise after they had visited Seasons52. I ha previously not heard of this restaurant but apparently it was the first of a chain of these restaurants to be opened in Florida and it became i...
Viewed 2724 times since 31 December 2009.

Japan - Toyko Dining

Tokyo Dining offers traditional Japanese cuisine and ingredients with “innovative” presentations and I would strongly recommend that you make advance reservations for this restaurant. Friends of ours, who love Japanese food, on our recommenda...
Viewed 2952 times since 31 December 2009.

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