Hungry but not sure what you’re craving? Check out this list of some of Central Florida’s most popular foodie destinations and the restaurants that call them home.
In the midst of this shopping and entertainment destination are restaurants that called the complex home before it transitioned to Disney Springs as well as new concepts that have been introduced in the past year or so.
- Fast-casual eateries: Dining kiosks like B.B. Wolf’s Sausage Co. and The Daily Poutine, Blaze Fast-Fire’D Pizza and food trucks with dishes inspired by food inside the parks
- Old favorites: Bongo’s Cuban Café, House of Blues, Raglan Road, Rainforest Café
- Re-imagined restaurants: Planet Hollywood Observatory with a new burger and sandwich menu created by Guy Fieri, Paddlefish (formerly Fulton’s Crab House) recently opened with a menu of seafood favorites and new, eclectic dishes as well as a sleek, modern design
- Unique offerings: Waterfront dining and amphicar rides at The BOATHOUSE, an ultra-modern steakhouse experience with an in-house DJ at STK Orlando, and a cupcake ATM at Sprinkles
- Celebrity chef concepts: Southern classics from Art Smith at Homecoming: Florida Kitchen and Southern Shine, gourmet Mexican cuisine by Rick Bayless at Frontera Cocina and Pan-Asian cuisine by Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto at Morimoto Asia
In the shadow of the Coca-Cola Orlando Eye at I-Drive 360, you’ll find other attractions like Madame Tussauds, SEA LIFE Aquarium and Skeletons: Animals Unveiled! as well as several unique shops. As you hop among the places to go at this entertainment destination, be sure to stop for a bite to eat at the many restaurants that also call it home.
- Casual Dining: Buffalo Wild Wings, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Outback Steakhouse, Shake Shack, Tin Roof and Yard House
- Cultural Cuisine: Kotai Sushi, Lisbon Portuguese Cuisine, Paramount Fine Foods, Tapa Toro, iCafe de Paris and Uncle Julio’s
- Dessert only: Ben & Jerry’s, PretzelMaker/Great American Cookies
Whether you’re looking for a romantic dinner for two or an evening out that the whole family can enjoy, Pointe Orlando on International Drive has you covered with large variety of restaurant offerings.
- Casual dining: Copper Canyon, Johnny Rockets, Lafayette’s, Marlow’s Tavern, Ra Sushi Bar Restaurant
- Upscale dining: Itta Bena, Maggiano’s Little Italy, The Capital Grille, The Oceanaire Seafood Room, Tommy Bahama
- Late-night concepts: Adobe Gila’s, B.B. King’s Blues Club, Blue Martini, Funky Monkey Bistro & Bar, Taverna Opa, The Pub
The stretch of Sand Lake Road running from Turkey Lake Road to Apopka Vineland Road, which is a short drive from the Orange County Convention Center and local attractions, is known as Restaurant Row. It features a variety of restaurants for every mood and taste.
- Casual dining: Bartaco, Dragonfly Robata Grill, Rocco’s Tacos and Tequila Bar, The Melting Pot, The Whiskey
- Upscale dining: Eddie V’s Prime Seafood, Flemings Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, Ocean Prime, Roy’s Restaurant, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Seasons 52, Slate, Urbain 40, Vines Grille & Wine Bar
- Dessert Only: Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt, The Dessert Lady
- Grab a nightcap: Corona Cigar Company (drinks and cigars only) and Dewey’s Indoor Golf & Sports Grill (games, drinks and food)