Florida Trips Guide - Dining - Page 2
We had been to Universal many times before we decided to go to Mel’s Diner to eat. If you have visited Universal you are sure to have noticed Mels which is situated on a corner in Hollywood near the Lagoon.
It is a replica of a 50’s Ameri...
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You come home late at night or pop back during the day and you are peckish but not hungry enough to eat a full meal.
Here are some ideas of what to shop for to satisfy these longings.
First look in the freezer section of your ...
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Ruby Tuesday Restaurants
We were drawn to these restaurants by the name - a name the Rolling Stones, who, like us come from England, made famous with their 1960s song of the same name. We have since visited this chain of restaurants on visits to the USA and obviously the Sun...
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Mama Melrose’s Ristorante Italiano – Hollywood Studios
If you happen to be in Hollywood Studios and are feeling a bit hungry then why not try this dinner option? Mama Melrose’s Ristorante Italiano is pretty unique, blending as it does, Italy with Hollywood. It looks quite small from the outside, with its...
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Shoneys for Everything
I must admit Shoneys is one of our favourite places for breakfast but of course they are open all day and late into the evening so they are also a good place to go for other meals.
We go to the one on the 192 it is sandwiched in between G...
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Garys Oyster Bar and Seafood House
This is not on the typical tourist trail of restaurants and is certainly worth a drive if you like seafood and are looking for a more local style of eating place .
Situated on the 17-92 between Tampa and Orlando , Gary' s has been serving l...
Viewed 3168 times since 21 January 2011.
Restaurants as the 192 approaches Highway 27
When we first bought our villa restaurants on this end of the 192 were quite sparse compared with the other end heading towards downtown Kissimmee. However in the last few years they have been springing up in many locations making us spoilt for choic...
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Millers Orlando Alehouse
On our last visit to our home in November we decided to visit the newly opened Millers Alehouse located at Orange Lake directly opposite the Olive garden Restaurant at Rolling Oaks Commons. Millers are a chain of over fifty restaurants with s...
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Three restaurant critiques
Three new restaurants I tried this trip were Chilis, Sante Fe and Millers Orlando Ale House. I thought I would give my review of them here for your perusal Chilis At first we thought this was a nice inexpensive restaurant as the staff w...
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Angell Phillips Cafe
Florida does fine dining in a casual environment very well and this is perfect when you are on holiday. You can find one such establishment is in Daytona and I think you may enjoy this place after a day trip to the beach. Daytona is only an h...
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Eating out in Orlando
I thought I would compile a short document of eating out in Florida as we seem to learn about something new every time we go. It is of course similar to eating anywhere in the world but you do see a lot of people just using their fork. Finger...
Viewed 3688 times since 17 October 2010.
Dinner at Mannys
After all we had heard about Manny’s Chop House, we felt that we could put off a visit no longer. So we finally decided to try it one Wednesday night. We headed south on highway 27 and found Manny’s set back from the road on the right hand side just ...
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The Pearl Restaurant
My parents discovered Treasure Island on the Gulf Coast many years ago. They were looking for somewhere to bring the family for a few days by the sea away from the hustle and bustle of Disney. It is situated between St Petersburg and Clearwater and c...
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Eating on a Budget - Epcot 3
Future World in Epcot in a favourite with families as it is home to such favourites as Soarin’, Test Track, Turtle Talk with Crush, Nemo and a host of other major attractions. To keep up the kids’ energy levels they need to eat, and sometimes...
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Eating on a Budget – Epcot 2
In related articles we have gone out to prove that eating in Walt Disney World theme parks need not cost an arm and a leg. Epcot is a great example with lots of cafes and small restaurants dotted around World Showcase Lagoon which don’t need to stret...
Viewed 3082 times since 23 August 2010.
To coin a phrase from the old Supertramp hit record, let’s look at “Breakfast in America” or on this case “Breakfast in Florida”! Breakfast in Florida is certainly an event; it may take the form of an “all you can eat” buffet or a sit down, f...
Viewed 3261 times since 12 August 2010.
Eleven at Reunion Resort
If you are celebrating a special event, or just enjoy a special meal out, Eleven at Reunion Resort at junction 58 off the I4 is certainly the place to go. I was spending a week in Orlando with a group of girls to celebrate a milestone birthda...
Viewed 3645 times since 21 June 2010.
There are many excellent steak houses in the Orlando area, but if you want to visit a great one that I personally feel offers truly the best value for all you get, you have to go to Texas Roadhouse! It’s located on John Young Parkway in Orlando. ...
Viewed 3834 times since 20 June 2010.
Breakfast at Chef Mickeys
This morning we had an Advance Dining Reservation (ADR) booked at Chef Mickey’s for breakfast. It was a nice early start for us leaving the villa at 8. 15am remembering to take the camera with us to capture those special moments with the Disney chara...
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Chilis - Champions Gate
I didn’t really know what to expect the first time we decided to go to Chili’s for a meal. I am not a great lover of spicy food and would normally avoid anything with chili’s in it, so I was slightly apprehensive to say the least. We decided ...
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