Make new friends at laid-back Fish on Fire 

Bar Exam: The what, where and why of Orlando drinking spots

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Fish on Fire

Address/phone/web:
7937 Daetwyler Drive, 407-812-6881, fishonfire.net

After work or after hours?
Definitely both

Beer/wine or liquor too?
Liquor too

Check all that apply:
☐ fancy cocktails
(X) make ’em strong and keep ’em coming
☐ wine list (5 choices or more)
(X) craft beer
(X) beer: the usual suspects
☐ wide selection of bottles (more than 15)
☐ wide selection on tap (more than 15)

Food?
(X) Y
☐ N  

Smoking allowed?  
(X) Y (outside)
☐ N  
 

Outside drinking: 
(X) Y
☐ N  

Dog-friendly? 
(X) Y
☐ N  

Bathrooms: nightmare or not bad?
Not bad

TVs?   
(X) Y
☐ N

What’s on?
Sports and fishing shows

DJs?   
No, but they do have open mic nights and live music

Loud music or background music?
Both. You’ll hear lots of classic rock and ’90s hits from the TouchTunes machine inside (on a recent visit, we heard “Stairway to Heaven” by Led Zeppelin and “Dance the Night Away” by Van Halen), but when there’s live music on the stage, it can get pretty loud inside.

Games? Check all that apply:
☐ pinball
☐ video
☐ pool
☐ darts
☐ shuffleboard
☐ other: _________

Essay question: Why should I drink here?
If you’re into fishing and boating around the Conway chain of lakes, you’re sure to make friends here – a lot of the patrons are Belle Isle and Conway residents who appreciate this place for its completely unpretentious, laid-back Florida fish camp kind of feel. 

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