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Outdoor Dining Guide: 75+ Places to Eat Outside in Orlando

Pleasant temperatures and sunny weather throughout the year mean an abundance of options when it comes to outdoor dining in Orlando. To help you sift through the options and pick the perfect restaurant for your next date night outing, we’ve…

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How to do an Epic Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Food Crawl

You don’t have to step foot in a Disney theme park in order to experience a little magic. In fact, one of our favorite outside-the-parks Disney activities is to infiltrate the surrounding resorts for a DIY crawl hopping from one…

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Skip the Cooking! Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner

Things may not be 100% back to normal yet as we approach the busy holiday season. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make your own new traditions around the dinner table this year. Many of our local restaurants are again…

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Where to Eat at Disney World: New Restaurants and Experiences

A date at Walt Disney World is the most magical when there’s delicious dining involved. Now you have even more choices thanks to new restaurants and dining experiences at Walt Disney World. Some restaurants are brand new, others are reopening…

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Lunch Date on a Farm at Bountiful Farms Bistro

A weekly trip to the farmers market is one of life’s simple pleasures. It was at the Winter Garden Farmers Market that I met Ginny, who runs the Bountiful Farms market stand each week. After she mentioned that the farm…

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Where to Take a Cooking Class in Orlando

A guide to the best places to take a cooking class in Orlando As Julia Child once said, “People who love to eat are always the best people.” We couldn’t agree more, although people who love to cook are wonderful…

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Spice Up Date Night on a Mystery Picnic

Looking for a fun, delicious new way to get out of the house, explore, and connect with your date? A mystery picnic from AmazingCo offers the perfect blend of fun, adventure, and culinary discovery, whether you’re visiting a city for…

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Magical Dining is Back! What’s New for 2021 + Top Date Night Picks

UPDATE: Magical Dining has been extended through October 17, 2021. We look forward to the month of August each year, which always kicks off Visit Orlando’s multi-week Magical Dining program. This annual celebration of Orlando eateries features dozens of restaurants…

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7 Quintessential Dates at Plant Street Market (VIDEO)

Plant Street Market is a one-stop shop for date night: delicious eats, a bustling brewery, easy access to the 22-mile paved West Orange Trail, and a killer outdoor patio.   Located 25 minutes from Orlando in charming downtown Winter Garden,…

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Spice up Date Night at a Publix Aprons Cooking Class

This weekend, fire up your love with a cooking class! Whether you prefer to jump into the action, or sit back as a certified chef shows you the ropes, a Publix Aprons cooking class is a great date night option…

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How to Have an Orlando Food Truck Date

Looking for a date night experience that’s the perfect marriage of food and fun? Orlando’s delicious food truck scene has it all. Weekly and monthly meet-ups throughout Central Florida make for an easy breezy evening, and you’ll never have to…

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Orlando’s Most Romantic Restaurants

Everyone’s got an opinion about which are Orlando’s most romantic restaurants. Believe me, Orlando has no shortage of options. There are literally hundreds of restaurants in Orlando. Many of our local publications host reader-selected restaurant awards and ‘best of’ lists…

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Date Night on Montrose Street in Historic Downtown Clermont

The secret is out! Thanks to a $22 million revitalization project, Clermont is the next big thing to hit Central Florida. The historic downtown waterfront district is the perfect spot for date night, whether you’re enjoying live music by the…

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Kid-Friendly Orlando Restaurants with Playgrounds + Play Spaces

It’s extremely challenging to enjoy a date night dinner when venturing out with the kids in tow! Am I right??? The kids are sure to bounce off the walls, crawl under the table, and offer up sourpuss faces more tart…

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Brunch then Beach at Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach

Want to slip into that vacation state of mind, even if only for just a day? The lively Brunch Remix served every Saturday and Sunday from 11am – 3pm at Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach combines three things we love…

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Feed Your Love With Pig Floyd’s Monthly Date Night Kit

This past year taught us many lessons. One such lesson is how to get creative with your date night routine. Whether you’re ready to head back out and enjoy some normalcy, or still keeping things low key, Pig Floyd’s monthly…

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New ‘In the Garden’ Pop-Up Food Series at Edible Education Experience

Looking for a fun and educational outing that doubles as a date night? Edible Education Experience, a local non-profit organization that empowers students and their communities through seed-to-table experiences, has launched a brand new “In the Garden” food series showcasing…

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Unlimited Food + Wine at Spring Food & Wine Classic April 17

For the first time ever, you won’t need to wait until October for unlimited food and drink samples at the beloved Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic. This year, the resort is hosting a special one-night, all outdoors spring…

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An Italian Inspired Date Night in Orlando

For a glorious 23 days in October of 2019, my life was getting lost in cobblestone alleyways, hiking far above the Ligurian Sea, indulging in a diet comprised entirely of pizza/pasta/gelato, trying my best to speak the Italian language, taking…

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Date Night Food Crawl Itinerary at Henry’s Depot

Historic Downtown Sanford is one of my favorite places for date night with my husband. This charming destination has bloomed in the past few years. It has one of the largest collections of breweries in all of Central Florida, plus…

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10 Best Places to Dine with Sunset Views in Orlando

Sunsets make us swoon. Few would argue that. So, when an Orlando Date Night Guide reader reached out and asked us to write a blog about where to dine with sunset views in Orlando (thank you, Ian), I was thrilled…

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Three Socially Distant Disney Dinner Date Ideas Without a Park Ticket

We’re so fortunate to have access to the magic of Walt Disney World right in our own backyard. If you’re not quite ready to return to the theme parks, there’s still so much to enjoy without a ticket. My husband…

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Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner To Go and Dine In

Thanksgiving is going to look a little different this year for most of us. But that doesn’t mean you can’t make your own new traditions around the dinner table this year, even if the guest list may be much smaller….

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New Date Night Alert: SubRosa Secret Pop-Up Dinner Experience

Looking for a unique date night idea? Best friends and College Park locals Keena and Andrea dreamed up the new SubRosa pop-up dining experience as a way to share their love of food and travel with the Orlando community. The twist…

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Sneak Peek: Knife & Spoon at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes

Much like the classic dinner and a movie pairing, steak houses and date night just go together. So, while we were sad to see Norman’s at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes close after such a long run, we were excited to…

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Everything You Need to Know to Plan a Romantic Orlando Picnic

Spending time with your plus one can be both romantic and safe with a blanket, a basket, fresh bites, and a beautiful view. Create a DIY picnic adventure, filling a basket with your favorite foods from local eateries, or hire…

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At-Home Date: A Gourmet Picnic in Your Own Backyard

These times call for heightened creativity when it comes to maintaining your date night routine. If you’ve found yourself at a loss for how to celebrate an anniversary or create a romantic ambiance without leaving home, you aren’t alone. Have…

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Food Trucks and Pop-Ups Around Orlando

Orlando has a bevy of great restaurants, and when it comes to food trucks and pop-ups, we’re also lucky to have some incredible options! While our favorite food truck meet ups have been temporarily put on pause, we’ve compiled a…

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Our Favorite Date Night To-Go Dinner Deals for Two

Date nights may look a little different lately but are more important than ever to bring you and your partner closer together. Making recipes at home is an awesome way to connect, but takeout is also great for those days…

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Support SoDo’s Local Businesses with a Virtual Pop Up Dinner for Two

In order to create a fun date night experience that continues to keep you safe, the SoDo District is hosting a Virtual Pop-Up Dinner for Two this Friday featuring several of the restaurants in their district that you can pick up…

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Orlando’s 30-Day Resturant Week, Bite30, Returns July 15 – August 16!

While your summer plans might be on hold, that won’t stop you from finally getting to enjoy Orlando Weekly’s Bite30 presented by ABC Fine Wine & Spirits! Bite30 is a city-wide promotion lasting 30 days that features a number of restaurants…

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