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When the snow begins to fall, there’s nothing quite as inviting as turning your attention to sunnier destinations and planning a well-deserved getaway to Orlando, Florida. This scenic and inviting vacation destination is a popular one amongst Disney enthusiasts year-round, but the mild temperatures it enjoys throughout the winter months make it particularly appealing when the snow and ice appear in other locations across the map and temperatures begin to cool.

When you’re not out making the most of Disney theme parks during your visit, it’s just as easy to maximize time exploring the many stops that make Orlando worth enjoying anytime you’re in town. From time in a swan boat at Lake Eola Park to a stroll down International Drive stopping in at all the unique museums, guests of all ages will find that Orlando is a destination that caters to varying travel preferences and style—and that includes taste!

Your winter getaway to Orlando is bound to be fun, but it also promises to be a savory adventure. For travelers looking to take a time-out from their excursions and focus on the flavor for a while during their trip, there are plenty of places where it’s more than possible to enjoy hot meals in Orlando when your travel plans bring you here in the winter.

Kres Chophouse

When you’re in the mood to enjoy a mouthwatering steak dinner in a setting that’s as historically relevant as it is sophisticated, dress your best and head over to Kres Chophouse while you’re in Orlando this winter. Kres Chophouse is located at 17 W. Church Street and is open to the dining public Monday through Thursday from 11:30 am until 11:00 pm with extended dining hours on Fridays and Saturdays until midnight. On Sundays, those with a hankering for savory menu selections available at Kres Chophouse can enjoy their favorites for dinner between 5:00 pm and 11:00 pm.

This modern steakhouse provides guests with an elegant take on dining by offering late-night service within the parameters of a historic Church Street building. The contrast makes for an unforgettable dining moment that’s just as suitable for a group meal as it is a romantic night out on the town. Kres Chophouse is easy to spot thanks to its bold red and black signage which continues throughout the restaurant’s interior. Geometric patterns dot the décor which includes a sleek bar, cloth-covered tables, and dim lighting to create a warm and sophisticated atmosphere.

Menu options at Kres Chophouse are top of the line, bringing diners back to this destination time and again. Begin your culinary adventure with a selection of appetizers that might include anything from clam chowder and pan seared scallops to oysters rockefeller or escargot. The dinner menu at Kres Chophouse features the best of short ribs and duck to filet mignon and New York Strip. The seafood selections at this location are vast and those that adhere to dietary restrictions will enjoy the lineup of vegan options as well. The wine list at Kres Chophouse is designed to impress while a side of truffle fries is certain to accompany any plate you order up with ease!

To keep diners safe and satisfied, Kres Chophouse is accepting reservations for parties of less than six guests and mask are required. Plexi glass partitions are in place at the bar and tables are thoroughly sanitized between each and every seating.

Santiago’s Bodega

When your idea of a warm winter meal focuses more on fare that come from worlds away, a stop at Santiago’s Bodega promises to please! Situated at 802 Virginia Drive, Santiago’s Bodega is a welcoming and vibrant destination specializing in savory tapas that’s sure to keep all thoughts of cold weather you left behind at bay. Santiago’s Bodega is a lively late-night eatery that’s open to the public between 11:00 am and 2:00 am Monday through Friday with extended hours on Saturday and Sunday with an opening hour of 10:00 am.

A full bar and colorful patio seating are defining features of a stop at Santiago’s Bodega. Natural wood tables in the dining room sit in eye-catching contrast to the walls which are painted bright yellow and host an array of colorful artwork to enjoy! The atmosphere is jovial, and the menu options are vast at Santiago’s Bodega. Guests are invited to browse a menu that features everything from spicy shrimp bisque and salads to cheese plates and salmon carpaccio paired with hot tapas selections like roman meatballs and chicken skewers. No matter what you order up, you’ll want to pair it with a one-of-a-kind handcrafted cocktail to top off the experience. Curbside pickup, delivery and dine-in options are all currently available at this exciting eatery in Orlando.

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