Orlando Restaurants & Grocers

This page was started in 1992 for finding interesting places while on the move in a 20x20-mile area. Uppercase names are the ones we want to go to first, or return to. For more info: Yelp Urbanspoon, and Orlando Sentinel.

Near NW: NW OBT / Lockhart
Thai Cuisine - 5325 Edgewater Dr; 500 yd N of Lee Rd, E side, set back a bit from the road. A hole in the wall.
Andrea Quality Cheesecake - 6020 Edgewater. 407-291-2490. M-F 10-5:30, Sa 11-5.

Far NW: Apopka / Wekiva
Porkie's Original BBQ - 256 E Main St, Apopka, 407-880-3351. M-Sa.
Taqueria Taco Riendo - 127 W Main St, Apopka.
Bubbalou's Bodacious BBQ - 1701 Rock Springs Rd, Apopka, 407-388-1212. M-Sa 7-9, Su 11-8:30.

North: Maitland / Altamonte Springs
Sam Snead's Tavern - RDV SportsPlex, 1801 Maitland Blvd, 407-622-8800. Burgers.
Pilin Thai - 851 W SR 436, at SR 434. M-F 11-10, Sa-Su 12-10. 407-788-1862.
Backyard Burgers - 290 SR 434, 407-862-0660
TooJay's Original Gourmet Deli - 515 E Altamonte. 8-9 Daily, 407-830-1770. NY Deli. Good food and excellent desserts.
Eastern Pearl - 478 E Altamonte, 407-339-8877. Lunch 11:30-3. Dinner M-Th 4:30-9:30, F 4:30-10:30, Sa 3-10:30, Su 3-9:30. Dim sum. Fried squid.

NNE: Casselberry / Longwood / Winter Springs
Aladdin's - 1015 Semoran Blvd, Casselberry. 407-331-0488. M-F 11:30-2:30, M-Th 5-10, F-Sa 5-11. Mideastern.
Thai Delight - 190 Ronald Reagan Blvd, just S of SR434, W side, Longwood. 407-339-6612.
Polonia - Polish. 750 S Hwy 17-92, Longwood, 407-331-1933.
Mayerion Mykonos - 2401 SR 434, Longwood. M-Sa 11-10. Patatokeftedes, chargrilled squid, combo, galatobutoko dessert.
Korea House - 977 SR 434, Longwood. 767-5918. Tu-F 11:30-10. Sa 12-10. Su 3-10.
4 Rivers Smokehouse - 1869 W State Rd 434, Longwood, 855-368-7748. M-Sa.
Chef Henry's - 1831 W State Rd 434, Longwood, 407-331-4836. American Traditional and Modern European
Stefano's Trattoria - 1425 Tuskawilla Rd, Winter Springs, 407-659-0101.
Chilango's - 162 W SR 434, Winter Springs, 407-327-4200

Far NE, E of E Beltway 417: Oviedo
C&W BBQ - 298 Geneva Dr, Oviedo.

Far ENE, E of E Beltway 417, N of Colonial Dr (SR50): UCF Area / N Alafaya
Bubbalou's Bodacious BBQ - 12100 Challenger Pkwy, 407-423-1212. M-Th 10-9, F-Sa 10-10:30, Su 11-9.
Falafel Cafe - 12140 Collegiate Way, 407-382-6600.

Far ESE: E of E Beltway 417, S of Colonial Dr (SR50): S Alafaya / Waterford Lakes / Avalon Park
Thai Singha - 863 N Alafaya Trail, Waterford Town Center, 407-382-8201.
TooJay's Original Gourmet Deli - 715 N Alafaya Trail, Waterford Lakes Town Center, 407-249-9475. NY Deli. Good food and excellent desserts.

Southeast, W of E Beltway 417: Conway / Semoran S / Goldenrod S / S to Airport
Oh! Que Bueno -1125 S Semoran Blvd, 407-447-5026. Su-Th 11-9, F-Sa 11-10. Colombian.
Pio Pio - 2500 S Semoran Blvd, 407-207-2262. Peruvian/Colombian. Rotisserie chicken.
Saigon Noodle and Grill - 710 S Goldenrod Rd, 407-658-1967.

Northeast: Aloma / Goldenrod N / Lake Howell
LACOMKA Bakery & Russian Cuisine - 2050 Semoran Blvd Ste 140, 3 mile N of 50, 300 yd N of Aloma, E side. 407-677-1101. M-Sa 11-7.
Nagoya Sushi - 5661 Red Bug Lake Rd, 407-478-3388.
New Orleans Cajun Seafood - 7325 Aloma Ave, 407-678-5700.

Near NE: Winter Park / Audubon Park Garden District / Baldwin Park
Trader Joe's - 131 N Orlando Ave, N of Fairbanks, W side, Winter Park. 407-622-0874. 8a-9p.
PRATO - Neopolitan Pizza. 124 N Park Ave, 407-262-0050. M-T 5:30-11, W-Sa 11:30-11, Su 11:30-10.
Bubbalou's Bodacious BBQ - 1471 Lee Rd. M-Th 10-9:30, F-Sa 10-10:30, Su 11-8.
Jardins du Castillon - 348 N Park Ave 407-644-7229. Good desserts.
Anna's Polish - 3586 Aloma Ave, 407-657-0020.
4 Rivers Smokehouse - 1600 W Fairbanks Ave, 407-474-8377. M-Sa.
Ravenous Pig - 1234 N Orange Ave, 407-628-2333
Winnie's Oriental Garden -1346 Orange Ave, 407-629-2111. Chinese.
Croissant Gourmet - 120 E Morse Blvd, 407-622-7753.
Dylan's Deli & Bistro - 1198 N Orange Ave, 407-622-7578.
Bosphorous Turkish Cuisine - 108 S Park Ave, 407-644-8609.
Europol Polish Deli - 3090 Aloma Ave, 407-678-0909.
Txokox Basque Kitchen - 3201 Corrine Dr, East End Market, 321-236-3316.
La Bretxa Seafood Market and Spanish Provisions - 3201 Corrine Dr, East End Market. 321-972-8852.
Olde Hearth Bread Company - 3201 Corrine Dr, East End Market, 321-236-3316.
Winter Park Fish Company - 761 Orange Ave, 622-6112.

Central: E Colonial Dr (SR50), W from Semoran to I-4. Mills 50 / Ivanhoe Village / Downtown S / Thornton Park
Cappadocia - 565 N Semoran Blvd, 407-985-2668. Turkish.
Royal Thai - 1202 N Semoran. 407-275-0776.
Smiling Bison - 745 Bennett Rd, 407-898-8580. Burgers, Gastropub.
Sea Thai - 3812 E Colonial Dr, 407-895-0985.
Big Easy Cajun - 3201 E Colonial, Fashion Square food court. 10-9.
Lam's Garden - 2505 E Colonial Dr, just E of Bumby. 407-896-0370. Dim sum.
Pom Pom's Teahouse & Sandwicheria - 67 N Bumby Ave, 407-894-0865.
Beefy King - Locals also have a soft spot for this roast beef stand on Bumby, four blocks S of Colonial. 407-894-2241.
TooJay's Original Gourmet Deli - 2400 E Colonial. 407-894-1718. Su-Th 7a-9p, F-Sa 7am-11pm. Good food and excellent desserts.
Thai House - 2117 E Colonial. 407-898-0820.
LAC VIET - 2021 E Colonial, 407-228-4000. M-Su 10-10.
Chan's Chinese Cuisine - 1901 E Colonial, 407-896-0093. F-Sa 10a-12a, Su-Th 10-11. Dim sum carts 10-3.
Shin Jung Korean - 1638 E Colonial, a block or two E of Publix, on the right. 407-895-7345. M-Sa 11:30-10, Su 4-10.
Boston Bakery & Cafe - 1525 E Colonial Dr, 407-228-1219. Banh Mi sandwiches.
Tasty Wok - 1246 E Colonial Dr, 407-896-8988.
Saigon Subs - 1242 E Colonial Dr, corner of Shine Ave, 50 yd E of Mills, S side. 407-897-1278. M-Su 8-6.
Viet Garden - 1237 E Colonial. 407-896-4154. Su-Th 10-9, F-Sa 10-10. Thai also. Good selection, service and ambiance.
VIETNAM CUISINE - 1224 E Colonial Dr, 407-228-7053. 10a-9p. Bun Cha Hanoi (Northern-style char-grilled pork with rice noodles) just like we had in Hanoi. Cha Ca Va Long (fish with turmeric and dill). Banh Cuon (thinly-rolled rice crepe with pork and wood ear mushrooms), Goi Cuon rolls, Lotus Salad, Pho, Bun Thit Nuong, Banh Mi Pate sandwiches. Usual strong coffee. Clean. Service was excellent.
BANH MI NHA TRANG - 1216 E Colonial Dr, 25 yd E of Mills, S side. 407-346-4549. M-W 10-7, F 10-7, Sa-Su 10-8.
Ming's Bistro - 1212 Woodward St, a block N of 50, and a few doors E of Mills, 407-898-9672. Dim sum everyday, carts on weekend.
Pho 88 Noodle - 730 Mills. 407-897-3488. Vietnamese.
Dong-A Co. - 816 Mills. 407-898-9227. Asian supermarket.
King Cajun Crawfish - 914 N Mills Ave, 407-704-8863.
Tako Cheena - 932 Mills Ave, 321-236-7457. Asian Fusion, Mexican, Latin American
Tony's Mideast Deli - 1323 Mills 407-898-7732. Bakery and deli.
BENJAMIN FRENCH BAKERY CAFE - 716 E Washington St, three blocks W of Mills, 407-797-2253. M-Sa 8-7, Su 8-6.
Wildside BBQ Bar & Grill - 700 E Washington St, a mile S of 50 along Summerlin 407-872-8665. Ribs, pulled pork.
Chuan Lu Garden - 1101 E Colonial. 407-896-8968. Sichuan.
Ang Hong - 1124 E Colonial, at Mills. 407-999-2656.
Tienhung Market - 1112 E Colonial 407-422-0067. Asian supermarket.
Little Saigon - 1106 E Colonial, 407-423-8539. 10-9 daily.

Central: West Colonial Dr (SR50), W of I-4. College Park / Ocoee / Winter Garden
Paradise Island Cafe - Good lunch buffet, and an extensive dinner menu. Clean, friendly environment. Block W of I-4 on W Church St. Park under I-4, or in front of the restaurant. Not a neighborhood to walk around alone at night, but is safe in the daytime; police station is around the corner.
Delights Of Benezit - 2120 Edgewater Dr, N of 50, W of I-4. 407-203-2828. Tu-Su 7-4. French Bakery.
Caribbean One Stop - 2117 W Colonial. M-Th 9:30-9, F-Sa 9:30-11, Su 10:30-7:30.
1st ORIENTAL SUPERMARKET - 5132 W Colonial, E of Kirkman one block, a block N of E-W Expressway. 407-292-3668. 8:30a-9p. Enormous.
Singh's Roti Shop - 5244 Old Winter Garden Rd, S of 50, E of Kirkman 407-447-3447.
Yellow Dog Eats - 1236 Hempel Ave, Windermere, a mile S of Colonial. 407-296-0609. Sandwiches, BBQ.
Huong Viet - 5286 W Colonial Dr, SE corner of Kirkman 435, in Chinatown shopping center. 407-730-9835. M-Su 9:30a-9:30p.
New Orleans Cajun Seafood - 5503 W Colonial Dr, 407-293-2719.
Seafood Heaven - 6415 W Colonial Dr, 407-292-2722.
Soong Thai - 9448 W Colonial Dr, Ocoee, 407-822-8200.
TooJay's Original Gourmet Deli - 10185 W Colonial Dr, Ocoee, 407-798-2000. NY Deli. Good food and excellent desserts.
4 Rivers Smokehouse - 1047 South Dillard St, Winter Garden, 855-368-7748. M-Sa.
Taquitos Jalisco - 1041 S Dillard St, Winter Garden, 407-654-0363.
Harry and Larry's Barbeque - 54 W Plant St, Winter Garden, 407-614-5950.
Taco Palenque - 12307 W Colonial Dr, Winter Garden, 407-656-2567.

Near SW, between I-4, E-W Expwy, and Turnpike: Metrowest
Bubbalou's Bodacious BBQ - 5818 Conroy Windermere Rd, 407-295-1212. M-Th 10-9:30, F 10-10:30, Sa 10-9:30, Su 11-9.
Agave Azul - 4750 S Kirkman Rd, 407-704-6930. Mexican.
Crab Stop - 3749 S Kirkman Rd, at LB McLeod, SE corner, right side of 7-11. 407-292-6161. No seating, just a room on side of 7-11. Call ahead.

Far SW, West of I-4 and Turnpike, from Univeral to Disney: Windermere / Turkey Lake / Restaurant Row on Dr. Philipps
Trader Joe's - 8323 W Sand Lake Rd, 407-345-0611. 8a-9p.
Border Grill - Mexican. 5695A Vineland Rd, 407-352-0101. M-Sa 11a-midnight.
Hot N Juicy Crawfish - 7572 W Sand Lake Rd, 407-370-4655.
Memories Of India - 7625 Turkey Lake Rd, 407-761-4876.
Amura Japanese - 7788 Sand Lake Rd. 407-370-0007.
Cedar's - 7732 Sand Lake Rd. M-F 11:30-3, 5:30-10, Sa-Su 12-3, 5:30-10. Middle Eastern.
Dragonfly Robata Grill & Sushi - 7972 Via Dellagio Way, 407-370-3359.
Dakshin - 12541 SR 535, 407-827-9080, Daily 11:30-2:30, 5:30-11. Vegetarian buffet Sa 11:30-2:30. Brunch Su 11:30-2:30. Southern Indian.
Beewon Korean Cuisine - 5100 Dr Phillips Blvd, 407-601-7788.
Nagoya Sushi - 7600 Dr Phillips Blvd, 407-248-8558.
Bosphorous Turkish Cuisine - 7600 Doctor Phillips Blvd, 407-352-6766.
Dessert Lady - 7600 Dr. Phillips Blvd, 407-999-5696.
Toojay's Gourmet Deli - 7600 Dr Phillips Blvd, The Marketplace at Dr. Phillips, 407-355-0340.
Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza - 8031 Turkey Lake Rd, 407-363-9466.
Magic Wok - Shanghainese. 6700 Conroy Windermere Rd, 407-522-8688

Far SW, E of I-4: International Drive / Universal Blvd
Ararat Euro Food Bistro - 7540 Universal Blvd, just NE of I-4 and Sand Lake. 407-351-3131. Russian and German.
Thai Silk - 6803 S Kirkman Rd, 407-226-3272.
Vito's Chop House - 8633 International Dr. 407-354-2467. M-Th 5-10:30, F-Sa 5-11.
CAFE TU TU TANGO - 8625 International Dr. Su-Th 11:30-11, F-Sa 11:30a-1a. Excellent meal of appetizers from all over. Barcelona stir-fry, orzo paella, duck and mixed green salad.
HANAMIZUKI JAPANESE - 8255 International Dr, 407-363-7200. M-Su 5-10:30.
NILE ETHIOPIAN - 7040 International Dr, 407-354-0026. M-F 5-10, Sa-Su Noon-10.
Pio Pio -5752 International Dr, 407-248-6424. Peruvian/Colombian. Rotisserie chicken.
Aashirwad - 5748 International Dr, Florida Center, 407-370-9830. M-F 11:30-2:30, M-Su 5:30-10:30, Sa-Su Noon-3.
Thai Thani - 11025 S International Dr, 407-239-9733, 407-239-6986. Daily 11:30am-11:30pm.

South, E of Turnpike and I-4, and N of 528: S OBT / S Orange Ave / Downtown S
Cecil's Texas Style Bar B Q - 2800 S Orange Ave. 407-423-9871. M-Su 11-9. Texas-style brisket, sausage, or porkloin, smoked over hickory. Big beef ribs. Good side dishes.
Go Hyang Gip Korean - 1400 W Oak Ridge Rd, and S OBT 407-856-1400.
NaraDeva Thai - 4696 Millenia Plz Way, 407-903-0300.
Khasiyat Indian - 852 W Lancaster Rd, 407-888-2147. 11:30-9.
Golden Lotus - 8365 S John Young Pkwy, in the plaza with Walmart. 407-352-3832. Dim sum until 4p everyday.
WOODLANDS - 6040 S Orange Blossom Trail, 407-854-3330. Su-Th 11:30-9:30, F-Sa 11:30-10, Buffet 11:30-3.
Betos - 7135 S Orange Blossom Trail, 407-859-7030. Mexican.

Far South, John Young Parkway and S of 528: S OBT / S Orange Ave / Hunter's Creek
Apna Bazaar - 9432 S Orange Blossom Trail, 407-856-0238. Indian grocer. S Indian food Sa-Su 12:30-8 maybe.
Bombay Bazaar - 11301 S Orange Blossom Trail, 407-856-1780. M-Th, Sa-Su 11-9, F 11-9:30. Indian grocer.
Ahmed Indian - 11301 S Orange Blossom Trail, 407-856-8272. Noon-10p. Lunch Buffet Noon-3:30.
Pio Pio - 11236 S Orange Blossom Trail, 407-438-5677. Peruvian/Colombian. Rotisserie chicken.
Mikado Sushi - 13586 Village Park Dr, 407-851-9933.


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