Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Bites & Bubbles hopes to break the curse on their new Mills Park location

Posted By on Tue, Apr 6, 2021 at 2:19 PM

click image The interior of Bites & Bubbles current location. - PHOTO VIA INSTAGRAM/BITES & BUBBLES
  • Photo via Instagram/Bites & Bubbles
  • The interior of Bites & Bubbles current location.
Mills 50 mainstay Bites & Bubbles announced last week that they are leaving their longtime, cozy home at 912 N. Mills Ave. for something with a bit more elbow room. Given that the restaurant has been able to weather years of Orlando's ups-and-downs and the COVID-19 pandemic, we're hoping they have better luck in their new digs than the last several restauraters who tried to call it home.

The new location at 1618 N. Mills Ave. doesn't lack for curb appeal. It sticks out on its corner courtesy of its two-story build and back patio with an eye-catching red awning. That wasn't enough to keep the cigar bar Belicoso going. It didn't do much for Four Rebels Tacos, either.

We have to really search our memories to remember that it used to be Segafredo, a coffee shop that left a hole in the neighborhood when it went. The property sat empty for almost two years before the ultimately doomed taco joint took it on.

Bites & Bubbles has made it through worse, though. And since they're merely moving a few blocks from their current location, it's not too much of a reach to imagine their customers coming with them.

Bites last day down the street comes this week. They're closing their doors on April 10 ahead of a May opening of the new location.

Stay on top of Central Florida news and views with our weekly newsletters, and consider supporting this free publication. Our small but mighty team is working tirelessly to bring you Central Florida news, and every little bit helps.

Tags: , , , ,

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at

Orlando Weekly works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Central Florida.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Orlando’s true free press free.


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Read the Digital Print Issue

April 7, 2021

View more issues


© 2021 Orlando Weekly

Website powered by Foundation