The year-round sun and warmth of Florida make it the ideal destination any time of year. Pack your bags and set your sights on Orlando for the perfect mix of sun and fun on a vacation that everyone will love. There are plenty of fun and exciting indoor and outdoor activities to fit everyone’s agenda to make sure everyone stays happy and busy throughout your stay. During all the adventures, you’re bound to hear your stomach rumble. There are plenty of places to eat in Orlando to fill your stomach that offers a quick and easy snack on the go to an upscale and romantic atmosphere for a special date, but you’ll also find a large range of casual dining options for everyone.
If you’re looking for “New American” cuisine in a casual atmosphere, you’ll love what you find. The pizzazz and casual atmosphere of a tavern combines with great food in a variety of dishes for lunch and dinner throughout the week, as well as brunch on Sundays. You’ll enjoy soups and salads like lobster bisque, vegetarian French onion, spinach & berries salad, a crispy or grilled shrimp salad, and many others. Split shareable appetizers like meatballs, beignets, charcuterie, or beef tenderloin tartar. Delight in many of their delicious “handhelds” like tacos, burgers, and sandwiches, including pulled pork, Cuban, and grilled ham & cheese. Try a tasty flatbread and choose from BBQ bacon & chicken, blue crab, or roasted mushroom & burrata. Choose main courses like seafood pasta, Cajun shrimp mac-n-cheese, and even grilled filet mignon. There’s something to satisfy every palate!
Enjoy a taste of the sea without traveling too far from Orlando. Lake Jennie Jewell is located in the heart of Orlando and hosts a lakeside restaurant. Enjoy a casual atmosphere with craft beer, cocktails, and great food to satisfy any hunger. Start with garlic parsley fries, seared avocado, crab cake sliders, smoked fish dip, or any of the other delicious appetizers. Move on to entrees like traditional fish & chips, fish tacos, a shrimp dinner, and other options from the sea. Land lovers will love the 8 oz. Grilled Hanger steak served with roasted potatoes, seasonal veggies, and Italian salsa verde, or the “Waterfront Platter” – a platter loaded with fried fresh fish, three jumbo shrimp, and two chicken tenders and served with fries, hush puppies, and chopped slaw, accompanied by cocktail, tartar, and honey mustard sauces. If you’re looking for something lighter, try the yellowfin ahi tuna salad, house garden salad, or other delicious salad. There are also a variety of burgers and sandwiches, along with po’ boys and poke bowls. To cap the meal, try desserts like the key lime bread pudding, or split an order of red velvet donuts with cream cheese frosting. Stop in for brunch on Sunday for delicious breakfast offerings alongside some of these delicious bites.
Take your taste buds to South America without leaving the U.S. For any meal of the day, you can taste the flavors of Colombia, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Venezuela, and other South America countries. Stop in Puerto Rico and sample the quesitos – mini cheese pastries – or ham croquettes. Compare empanadas from Colombia, Cuba, Venezuela, and Argentina. There is a variety of arepas – traditional Venezuelan baked white corn sandwiches – to choose from, all gluten-free and many vegan. Try delicious “handhelds” like a Cuban ham & cheese sandwich on avocado toast, or the Sofrito special – B.E.C. – applewood bacon, two scrambled eggs, and Swiss on top of Cuban bread. The “main events” feature several sofrito specials like omelet vegetariano and the dos huevos desayuno – two eggs your way, applewood bacon, fried yucca, and Cuban toast. Round out the meal with a drink menu of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages from Peru, Colombia, Puerto Rico, Cuba, and others, or sip on bottled water, milk, juice, or a variety of coffees and teas from South American countries.
Stick to your diet on vacation. The fresh menu and casual atmosphere satisfy any hunger. With menu groupings like “Nibble,” “Hungry,” and “Famished,” you’ll find just what you’re looking for to satisfy your stomach from a small snack to a large meal. Start out with some seasonal toast with hummus and pesto, or their “cauli tots” – a plate of crispy cauliflower and sweet potato accompanied by chipotle ranch sauce. You’ll “Nosh” on delicious seasonal salsa verde gazpacho, citrus beets, saucy brussels – roasted brussels sprouts with sweet and spicy chili sauce – and much more. If you’re “Hungry,” check out the wide variety of salads, curry, and poke, many vegan and/or gluten-free. If you’re feeling “Famished,” you can choose a veggie burger or cheeseburger, salmon wrap, turkey Reuben, or “CLT” – the curry, lime, tempeh sandwich to satisfy your taste. There’s even a menu for the kids! Satisfy your sweet tooth with options like a vegan and gluten-free black bean brownie or ice cream served up by the local Greenery Creamery. If you’re looking for breakfast options, stop in for brunch on the weekends and enjoy waffles, oatmeal, or a delicious breakfast plate.
Delicious Destinations in Orlando
From a cozy one-bedroom for a smaller family or lovers’ getaway to a spacious eight-bedroom for a family reunion full of flavor, Magnolia Villas has a rental vacation home in Orlando, FL that’s perfect for you. Step into your rental and feel your stresses and worries melt away, knowing all your needs have been met. Our kitchens come fully equipped with everything you’ll need to make a home-cooked meal like the ones you’ve tasted at local establishments. Stretch out with some popcorn and your favorite show or movie, or retreat to a private bedroom for some relaxation at the end of the day. Choose a premium unit for upgrades like flat-screen TVs, stainless steel appliances, movie and TV character themed rooms, home theaters, game rooms, and much more.
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