February 01, 2018

21 Orlando restaurants serving food from Trump's 'shithole countries'

Countries without immigrants are countries without flavor or variety, especially when it comes to food. If you want a taste of some of the countries that our president seems not to care for very much, here are some of the restaurants serving those cuisines in the Orlando area. Don't worry, we're sure everything you try will be better than a well-done steak with ketchup.

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Merguez Restaurant  
11951 International Drive, 407-778-4343
Open seven days a week, this Moroccan restaurant has kebabs, tagines, lamb shank and plenty of mint tea to wash it all down.
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Merguez Restaurant

11951 International Drive, 407-778-4343
Open seven days a week, this Moroccan restaurant has kebabs, tagines, lamb shank and plenty of mint tea to wash it all down.

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Namaste Grill  
333 SE Ocean Blvd., Stuart, 772-283-5515
The Namaste Grill serves Nepalese and Indian dishes like lamb seekh kabab and tandoori chicken, not to mention they also have a nice dog-friendly patio and a solid weekend brunch menu.
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Namaste Grill

333 SE Ocean Blvd., Stuart, 772-283-5515
The Namaste Grill serves Nepalese and Indian dishes like lamb seekh kabab and tandoori chicken, not to mention they also have a nice dog-friendly patio and a solid weekend brunch menu.

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Pupsueria Maya  
2108 Michigan Ave., Kissimmee, 407-944-0708
This Salvadoran joint claims to have the best pupusas mayas in the area and the Internet seems to agree. They also have everything from tamales to yuca fritas. 
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Pupsueria Maya

2108 Michigan Ave., Kissimmee, 407-944-0708
This Salvadoran joint claims to have the best pupusas mayas in the area and the Internet seems to agree. They also have everything from tamales to yuca fritas.

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Mi Tierra Pupusería & Bakery  
808 E. Vine St., Kissimmee, 407-201-8478
It’s always a good sign when a Salvadoran restaurant social media isn’t in English. This is a place with hearty dishes, like tripe soup with corn still on the cob in it and house-made tamales.
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Mi Tierra Pupusería & Bakery

808 E. Vine St., Kissimmee, 407-201-8478
It’s always a good sign when a Salvadoran restaurant social media isn’t in English. This is a place with hearty dishes, like tripe soup with corn still on the cob in it and house-made tamales.

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Casablanca Restaurant and Bakery  
4153 W. Vine St., Kissimmee
This is quintessential Moroccan cuisine. Expect plenty of hummus, lamb and artichokes. 
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Casablanca Restaurant and Bakery

4153 W. Vine St., Kissimmee
This is quintessential Moroccan cuisine. Expect plenty of hummus, lamb and artichokes.

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Cafe Kreol and Bar  
2340 W. Oak Ridge Road, 407-852-9723
This Haitian joint’s menu feels more like eating over at friend’s house. There are only a handful of options, but they change every day between classics like griot and tasso kabrit.
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Cafe Kreol and Bar

2340 W. Oak Ridge Road, 407-852-9723
This Haitian joint’s menu feels more like eating over at friend’s house. There are only a handful of options, but they change every day between classics like griot and tasso kabrit.

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Fritan’go Food Truck  
Mobile, 863-804-5424
You might find them in Lakeland, Tampa, Orlando or anywhere in between. That being said, tracking them down for Nicaraguan classics like tostones or cerdo asada is worth it.
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Fritan’go Food Truck

Mobile, 863-804-5424
You might find them in Lakeland, Tampa, Orlando or anywhere in between. That being said, tracking them down for Nicaraguan classics like tostones or cerdo asada is worth it.

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Harambe Market  
2901 Osceola Parkway, 407-939-5277
Located inside Animal Kingdom, this African-inspired theme park food is quick and might just offer the pick-me-up you require to make it through the rest of the day at the park, with spiced ribs or curried sausage. 
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Harambe Market

2901 Osceola Parkway, 407-939-5277
Located inside Animal Kingdom, this African-inspired theme park food is quick and might just offer the pick-me-up you require to make it through the rest of the day at the park, with spiced ribs or curried sausage.

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Moroccan Breeze  
9404 S. Orange Blossom Trail, 407-730-4698
Everything here is halal, and there are new specials every week. Be ready to step out of your comfort zone if you’re a steak-and-potatoes type person.  
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Moroccan Breeze

9404 S. Orange Blossom Trail, 407-730-4698
Everything here is halal, and there are new specials every week. Be ready to step out of your comfort zone if you’re a steak-and-potatoes type person.

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Casa Lupita Restaurant  
160 W. Lake Mary Blvd., Sanford, 407-878-7114
This affordable mom-and-pop Salvadoran restaurant knows that keeping things simple is the way to go. Their pupusas and nuegados are definitely the way to go.
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Casa Lupita Restaurant

160 W. Lake Mary Blvd., Sanford, 407-878-7114
This affordable mom-and-pop Salvadoran restaurant knows that keeping things simple is the way to go. Their pupusas and nuegados are definitely the way to go.

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