If you’ve ever been to Orlando, you know how much there is to do and see in this wonderful city. And what a thrill it is to go to Orlando, especially when you’re on vacation. Orlando is just so exciting; you’ll be glad you spent your vacation in Orlando, Florida. So, to help you get a jump on your next visit to the Magic Kingdom, here are our best restaurants in Orlando.
Okay, we already listed the best restaurants in Orlando that are within walking distance of Epcot and the Disney World Resort; but what about those that aren’t? Well, if you’re looking for a little more adventure, you can always head over to North Carolina. Just east of Orlando is the Raleigh International Raceway. You can find some great meals, drinks, and fun in the NCIS racing arena. There’s also a post shared vendors market at the corner of North Mills Avenue and Estero Street where you can find a number of great things including locally made treats, souvenirs, apparel, and much more.
Okay, we’re closing out the best restaurants in Orlando with our final stop for that vacation. If you love fast food, you definitely have to stop by Jim’s City Grill on International Drive. For your taste buds, this isn’t your dad’s greasy burger joint-this is modern, up-to-date style American cuisine. You’ll love the variety of tasty entrees, seafood specials, and other delicious foods from five-star chefs. And, if you’re looking for an excellent place for getting some cheap Disney vacations food while you’re in Orlando, this is the place to go.
Of course, no Orlando vacation would be complete without at least one stop at the Sand Lake Inn. This hotel is located in historic Downtown Disney. And, as if your vacation weren’t already luxurious enough, the Sand Lake Inn offers several exceptional dining options, from finger and budget buffets to sit down silver service, to full sit down dining with wine and dessert selections. Stop into the Sand Lake Inn at least once while you’re in Orlando and you won’t forget this fine place.
Of course, it wouldn’t be Orlando without a stop at Fonda Orlando, one of the city’s best Mexican restaurants. They offer some of the best tasting food you can find, including flash fried tortas and delicious tacos. Make an appointment to try some of their fabulous food before you leave the resort. And, if you don’t make an appointment, make a point to stop by sometime during your stay just to say hello to the staff. It’s always great to catch up with the locals and get a little insider knowledge about the restaurants and experiences in the area.
Finally, for some authentic Mexican cuisine you’ve got to visit El Pollo on International Drive. This family owned chophouse offers authentic seafood and Tex-Mex inspired menu items. The best way to experience El Pollo is to stop in during the opening hours and enjoy lunch, dinner, or even a quick breakfast. This restaurant is sure to become a staple of International Drive when it comes to chophouses and good food.