Orlando Eats – What’s on Our Radar for NBAA2014

With hundreds of choices for a sit-down experience in Orlando, we assembled these recommendations from a couple of regulars to the area. Our list focuses on the better options in the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) vicinity, in no particular order. Note: If you have a car and want to venture out, there are several great dinning opportunities that are worth the drive. See you at NBAA2014, booth #662!

  • Chatham’s Place – Quality blend of ambiance, service, and world culinary brilliance, often with piano accompaniment. (407) 345-2992

    Dragonfly-Robata-Grill-Sushi

    Dragonfly Robata Grill & Sushi

  • Norman’s – Upscale World and New American menu with majestic ambiance. Situated in Ritz-Carlton. (407) 393-4333
  •  Cricketers Pub & Eatery– British vibe and fare, this sports pub is likely to have live music. (407) 730-2111
  • Dragonfly Robata Grill & Sushi – (352) 371-3359 is the number. You’ll need it. This Japanese lounge is a WireMasters’ must-eat.
  • Spencer’s for Steaks and Chops – Don’t let the location inside Hilton Orlando fool you.  They are the closest call for steak and wine lovers in the OCCC area. (407) 313-8625
  • Bosphorous-Turkish-Cuisine-of-Orlando

    Bosphorous Turkish Cuisine of Orlando

    Padrino’s Cuban Bistro – It’s Cuban and it’s great. Don’t miss the Pudin de Pan for dessert. (407) 251-5107

  • Bosphorous – Authentic Turkish with hookahs on the patio. Yes, hookahs on the patio. (407) 352-6766
  • Cafe Tu Tu Tango – Colorful atmosphere and 100% scratch world cuisine. “A true dining experience for the right side of your brain.” (407) 248-2222

Worth the Drive:

  • Ravenous Pig – Casual, lively, metropub atmosphere, serving a locally sourced/inspired menu. Sister brew-house (Cask & Larder) offers craft beer highlights. Winter Park, FL. (407) 628-2333

    Luma-on-Park-Orlando

    Luma on Park

  • Luma on Park – Upscale-casual, American, open kitchen serving original locally inspired cuisine. Winter Park, FL. (407) 599-4111
  • Tako Cheena – A Mexi-Indo-Asian Taco Shop. Small, friendly, very local, and economical. Orlando, FL. (321) 236-7457

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