Orlando celebrated stars and suds at Beer 'Merica this weekend

Back to normal means a return to the festivals that marked the passage of each year. Beer 'Merica finally returned from its…

By Alex Galbraith

Orlando celebrated stars and suds at Beer 'Merica this weekend
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18 essential Orlando brunch spots serving bottomless mimosas

The best brunches in the City Beautiful always have bottomless bubbly in the mix. Check out these 20 essential Orlando brunch spots…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

310 Restaurants  
    Multiple locations
    
    This Orlando chain offers American-style cuisine at several locations. Brunch times and bottomless mimosa prices vary per location, so make sure to call ahead.
    
    
     Photo via Yelp/Sandra I.
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The essential Winter Garden restaurants that everyone should try

Sure, Orlando is full to bursting with restaurants and culinary options. But that doesn't mean a trip out to the 'burbs isn't…

By Melissa Perez-Carrillo

Harrell’s Hot Dogs and Cold Cones

54 W. Plant St., Winter Garden, 407-554-2021

Harrell’s is the perfect spot for classic and inventive hot dogs. You can build your own hotdog by choosing the type of bun, meat and toppings.
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The essential restaurants in Mount Dora you should try right now

Man can not live on blueberries alone. Luckily, the cute lakeside home of that famed festival has more than a few restaurants…

By Melissa Perez-Carrillo

The Goblin Market
330 Dora Drawdy Way, Mount Dora, 352-735-0059Mount Dora’s Goblin Market has been serving its new American cuisine since 1995. Pro tip, make sure to start the meal off with their Irish whiskey onion soup. It’s filled with caramelized onions, Irish whiskey broth, croutons, swiss cheese and mozzarella cheese.
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The essential restaurants in Lake Nona you should try right now

Lake Nona's restaurant scene is heating up! Whether you call the Lake Nona area home, or are just passing through, check out…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Canvas Restaurant & Market
13615 Sachs Avenue
This locally sourced and seafood-heavy restaurant lives a double life as a fine dining spot and a coffee shop.
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The best donuts in Orlando, according to Reddit

You'd think there couldn't be much variation in the world of doughnuts, but you'd be wrong. The fried, glazed, iced and/or jelly-filled…

By OW Staff

15 Best Donuts in Orlando, according to Reddit
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Here are the menus for Orlando Taco Week 2022

With all due respect to Saint Nicholas, it's nearly the most wonderful time of the year. We're coming up on that annual…

By Alex Galbraith

Here are the menus for Orlando Taco Week 2022
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24 Orlando restaurant patios with incredibly scenic views

Being outdoors in Orlando can be a mess for much of the year, but when nice weather finally arrives an amazing thing…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Hillstone 
    215 South Orlando Ave., Winter Park FL 32789, 407-740-4005
     This one is along Lake Killarney, but it will make a big dent in your wallet. However, their dock-style patio on the water makes for a great view at sunset. You may even consider splurging for their New York strip steak and Cabernet Sauvignon while you’re at it.
    Photo via Hillstone/Instagram
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The most anticipated restaurants coming to Orlando this spring

Our new restaurants guide is out this week, pointing out the best of what's already opened this year (and the best of…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

The most anticipated restaurants coming to Orlando this spring
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The 24 best burger joints in Orlando, according to Yelp

Burgers -- an American classic that's deserving of a whole slideshow. Whether the topping is a simple slice of cheddar cheese or…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

The 24 best burger joints in Orlando, according to Yelp
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Top 20 Soul Food spots in Orlando, according to Yelp

What better way to nourish your soul than with local soul food? North, east, south or west, Orlando offers southern style and…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Top 20 Soul Food spots in Orlando, according to Yelp
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Orlando's 20 most romantic restaurants according to Yelp

Ah, Orlando. The city of lights. You'd be hard-pressed to find a more romantic city on God's green Earth. Okay, we're being…

By Orlando Weekly Staff


    Best Italian Restaurant 
    
    
    
    First: Prato, prato-wp.com
    
    
    
    Second: Antonio's, antoniosonline.com
    
    
    
    Third: Enzo's on the Lake, enzos.com
    
    Photo via Prato/Facebook
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The best cheap seafood restaurants in Orlando

Sometimes you want a Chilean sea bass with all the trimmings. Other times you just want a big plate of something fresh…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

The best cheap seafood restaurants in Orlando
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33 Orlando restaurants that closed during the coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic hit everyone's pocketbooks in some way or another, but few places were as deeply affected by the economic downturn…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Dandelion Community Cafe 
    618 N. Thornton Ave.
    Dandelion was a progressive vegan restaurant that served the Orlando community for 14 years. The cafe shut its doors Aug. 11, 2020, in part from COVID-19’s financial impact.
    
    Photo via Dandelion Community Cafe/Facebook
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All the Guy Fieri 'Triple D' restaurants within driving distance of Orlando

Orlando is far from just chain restaurants and places built to rob tourists. Roadside gourmand Guy Fieri knows this for a fact…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Se7en Bites  
    Diners, Drive-ins and Dives
    617 Primrose Drive | (407) 203-0727
    This frequent ‘Best of Orlando’ contender wowed with their pies on an episode themed around women-led restaurants. 
    
    Photo via Se7en Bites/Facebook
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These are the Orlando restaurants that closed in 2021

While it could not compare with the absolute bloodbath in the restaurant industry kicked off by the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, this…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

These are the Orlando restaurants that closed in 2021
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33 classic Orlando restaurants that've been around for longer than 25 years

Don't get us wrong, new restaurants are exciting. But there's something to be said for a resto with longevity, the sort of…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

33 classic Orlando restaurants that've been around for longer than 25 years
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Everything we saw at Orlando Beer Festival 2021

Orlando Beer Festival made its glorious return this weekend and thousands of revelers were happy to see it again. Craft vendors from…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Everything we saw at Orlando Beer Festival 2021
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Orlando area's 25 best restaurants, according to Yelp

While we have plenty of expert-curated takes on the best food in the Orlando metro, sometimes it can be helpful to break…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Orlando area's 25 best restaurants, according to Yelp
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Orlando's best steakhouses, according to Yelp

Once the de facto style of fine dining in the United States, changing times and tastes have turned the steakhouse into a…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Kres Chophouse 
    (407) 447-7950, 17 W Church St
    Though it hasn’t been around all that long in the grand scheme, stepping into this downtown steakhouse is like stepping back in time. The focus on bringing in a ritzy clientele has left the interior of this CBD restaurant feeling like a time warp back to when going to get a nice steak was the finest thing a discerning eater could do for themselves.
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Pumpkin everything: 21 Orlando seasonal beers everyone should drink this fall

It's fall in Florida, which means absolutely nothing for us.  No color-changing leaves or cooler weather, but we do have loads of…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Hourglass Brewing at Hourglass District 
    Various Locations
    
    Hourglass uses carefully sourced ingredients in order to ensure their world-class beers have unique flavors, and they have plenty of pumpkin-spiced beers to enjoy. 
    
    Photo via Hourglass Brewing/Facebook
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The 25 hottest new restaurants in Orlando right now

Even a global pandemic couldn't completely stop the constant churn of new places to eat in the City Beautiful. With comings and…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

The 25 hottest new restaurants in Orlando right now
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Everyone we saw at Orlando's Tacos & Tequila 2021

Tacos & Tequila made its semi-triumphant return to Orlando this weekend, looking a little bit smaller and a whole lot different from…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Everyone we saw at Orlando's Tacos & Tequila 2021
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29 tiny restaurants in Orlando you've probably overlooked

Orlando is home to some of the country's biggest, most over-the-top places to eat. However, we also have quite a few small, under-the-radar…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Willie’s Pinchos Restaurant
    1718 N Goldenrod Rd, Orlando, (407) 601-3373 
    Location can make this Puerto Rican delicacy easy to overlook, but don’t. Burgers, meats and good eats with some Latin flavor sets this lunch and dinner spot apart from the everyday deli sandwich or soup. The owners love to chat with customers and provide excellent service, which doesn't go unnoticed. 
    Photo via Willie’s Pincho’s Restaurant /Facebook
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Orlando's best restaurants of 2021, as chosen by our readers

Even in a year as weird as this last one, the fact remains: you gotta eat. Luckily, Orlando has plenty of stellar…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Best Breakfast
    
    
    First: Se7en Bites, se7enbites.com
    
    
    
    Second: The Briarpatch, thebriarpatchrestaurant.com
    
    
    
    Third: First Watch, firstwatch.com
    
    
    Photo by James Dechert
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20 hidden gem restaurants and bars only found in Orlando strip malls

If Floridians know how to do anything, it's sprawl and eat. So, Orlando citizens in the know know that sometimes finding the…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Pom Pom’s Teahouse 
    67 N Bumby Ave
    The exterior of this strip mall spot is deceiving. Inside of Pom Pom’s, Orlando residents can get incredible tea and sandwiches while surrounded by local artwork.
    
    Photo via Pom Pom’s Teahouse/Facebook
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Orlando area's 26 small town restaurants everyone should try at least once

Orlando has most things you could want to eat, but it doesn't have everything. There's a whole culinary world out there on…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Norwood’s Eatery & Treehouse Bar
    400 E 2nd Ave, New Smyrna Beach, 386-428-4621
    Norwood’s used to be a gas station and general store and then it was bought in 1946 to the beautiful restaurant that it is today. They serve delicious seafood and offer live music nighty.
    
    Photo via Norwood's Eatery & Treehouse Bar/ Facebook
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All the specials for Orlando Burger Week (Aug. 11-25)

Orlando Burger Week comes but once a year. Even with the unprecedented year we've had, we didn't feel the need to change…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Swine & Sons
    
    
    Al Smashtor Burger
    669 N Orange Ave, Winter Park
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20 classic Orlando dive bars everyone should visit at least once

Sometimes you need to hide from the waves of tourists in somewhere dark, cool and cheap. With that in mind, we've put…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

Tanqueray’s 
    100 S. Orange Ave. Orlando, FL, (407) 649-8540
    Tanqueray’s is quite literally a dive. You have to descend into this underground bar with live music everyday and an awesome atmosphere. 
    
    Photo via Tanqueray’s
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Over-the-top Orlando pizzas everyone should try at least once

Pizza lovers are always searching for a replica of the New York-style slice or the Chicago deep-dish. But if you're willing to…

By Orlando Weekly Staff

The Portuguese 
    Piefection, 3120 S. Kirkman Road
     An egg-cellent choice if you want to try something different without too much risk. The Portuguese features ham, bacon, calabrese salami, veggies and eggs.  
    Photo via Pie-fection
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