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If you’re stuck in Touristan and need a reprieve, Tin Roof is a solid option 

Tin Roof
8371 International Drive, 407-270-7926, tinrooforlando.com

Essay question: Located in the shadow of the Orlando Eye, this chain bar offers a simulacrum of a legit live music venue. There’s a great bar staff, a decent drinks selection and good food, so if you’re stuck in Touristan and need a reprieve, Tin Roof is a solid option.

Short answer/multiple choice:

After work or after hours? Neither, or both maybe – heavily tourist clientele

Beer/wine or liquor too? Liquor too.

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

Food? Y ☒ N ☐

Smoking allowed inside? Y ☐ N ☒

Outside drinking? Y ☒ N ☐

Dog-friendly? Y ☐ N ☒

Bag hooks? Y ☐ N ☒

Bathrooms: nightmare or not bad? Not bad (they’ve even got fake corkboard posters to make it look like bands are putting up fliers in the bathroom).

TVs? Y ☒ N ☐

What’s on? Sports

DJs? Y ☐ N ☒
Live music Y ☒ N ☐

Loud music or background music? Live music that, oddly, isn’t incredibly loud

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


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