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Casual Dining Spots in Orlando

The year-round sun and warmth of Florida makes it an ideal destination any time of year. Pack your bags and set your sights on Orlando. It’s the perfect mix of sun and fun for 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 the trip. During all the adventures, you’re bound to hear your stomach rumble. There are plenty of places to eat in Orlando that offer a quick and easy snack on the go, all the way up to an upscale and romantic atmosphere for a special date. Oftentimes travelers are looking for the mid-range casual atmosphere with a menu that will satisfy the pickiest of eaters.

Hungry Pants

For the health-conscious and diet-followers who want to stick to their eating plans on vacation, check out their fresh menu. With menu groupings like “Nibble,” “Hungry,” and “Famished,” you’ll find just what you’re looking for to satisfy your hunger, big or small. 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. You’ll “Nosh” on delicious seasonal salsa verde gaszpacho, citrus beets, saucy brussels – roasted brussels sprouts with sweet and spicy chili sauce – and more. If you’re “Hungry,” check out the wide variety of salads, curry, and poke offerings, many vegan and/or gluten-free. If you’re feeling “Famished,” you might choose a veggie burger or cheeseburger, salmon wrap, turkey Reuben, or “CLT” or curry, lime, tempeh, to satisfy your taste. There’s even a menu for the kids! You’ll also have your choice of sweets, from a vegan and gluten-free black bean brownie to ice cream served up by the local Greenery Creamery. Stop in for brunch on the weekends for breakfast offerings like waffles, oatmeal, or a delicious breakfast plate. This is definitely one of the best places to eat in Orlando!

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Enjoy a taste of 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 countries. Take a trip to Puerto Rico and sample the quesitos – mini cheese pastries – or ham croquettes, or 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 “handhelds” like a Cuban ham & cheese sandwich or avocado toast, or the Sofrito special – B.E.C. Enjoy applewood bacon, two scrambled eggs, and Swiss on top of Cuban bread. The “main events” feature several Sofito specials like omelet vegetariano and the dos huevos desayuno – two eggs your way, applewood bacon, fried yucca, and Cuban toast, or have a little taste of Venezuela. 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. The restaurant is open with limited availability.

The Waterfront

Taste the sea without the hours of travel. Lake Jennie Jewell in the heart of Orlando hosts the lakeside restaurant that offers craft beer, cocktails, and great food in a casual atmosphere. Start with garlic parsley fries, seared avocado, crab cake sliders, smoked fish dip, and other delicious appetizers. Move on to entrees that include traditional fish & chips, fish tacos, a shrimp dinner, and more. Land lovers will love the 8 oz. Grilled Hanger steak with roasted potatoes, seasonal veggies, and Italian salsa verde, or the “Waterfront Platter” loaded with fried fresh fish, three jumbo shrimp, and two chicken tenders and served with fries, hush puppies, chopped slaw, cocktail, tartar, and honey mustard sauces. If you’re looking for something lighter, try the yellowfin ahi tuna salad, house garden salad, or another delicious salad from the menu. There are also a variety of burgers and sandwiches, along with po’boys and poke bowls. For dessert, try the key lime bread pudding or split an order of red velvet donuts with cream cheese frosting. Stop in for brunch for delicious breakfast offerings alongside some of these delicious bites.

Delaney’s Tavern

If you’re looking for “New American” cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere, you’ll find it here. The pizzazz and casual atmosphere of a tavern meets great food with a variety of dishes for lunch and dinner throughout the week, as well as brunch on Sundays. Enjoy soups and salads like lobster bisque, vegetarian French onion, spinach & berries salad, a crispy or grilled shrimp salad, and more. Split shareable dishes like meatballs, beignets, charcuterie, or beef tenderloin tartar. Delight in “handhelds” like tacos, burgers, and sandwiches, including pulled pork, Cuban, and grilled ham & cheese. Try a delicious flatbread and choose from BBQ bacon & chicken, blue crab, or roasted mushroom & burrata. Main courses include beet ravioli, seafood pasta, Cajun shrimp mac-n-cheese, and even grilled filet mignon. There’s something to satisfy every pallet!

Tasty Treats in Orlando

From a cozy studio or one-bedroom for a smaller family or lovers’ getaway to a spacious nine-bedroom for a family reunion full of flavor, Global Resort Homes of Orlando has a vacation rental that’s perfect for you. Step in and feel your stresses and worries melt away, knowing all your needs will be met. Our kitchens come fully equipped with everything you’ll need to make a home-cooked meal just like the ones you’ve tasted at local eateries. Stretch out with some popcorn and your favorite show or movie, and 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 more.

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