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Get Your Fill at Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse Orlando and More

Looking for a surefire way to impress your date? Treat them to a decadent night out at one of Orlando’s best Brazilian steakhouses, where you can indulge in sumptuous, fire-kissed meats served “rodizio-style” right at your table. Savor endless cuts…

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Celebrate Summer with the Best BBQ Spots in Orlando

Barbecue lovers, rejoice! BBQ season is here, and we have just the thing to help you plan for all the fun summer nights ahead. Orlando is full of diverse, delicious options to satisfy all taste buds, from southern soul food…

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Dog Friendly Restaurants in Orlando That Will Bow WOW Your Date

Headed out for date night but looking to bring your pooch along? There are lots of dog friendly restaurants in Orlando for those couples who’ll gladly opt for a furry third wheel. Let’s break down Orlando, district by district, with…

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Our Favorite Orlando Seafood Restaurants

Orlando may be landlocked but the ocean is pretty darn close. Fresh seafood from the Atlantic and the Gulf abound less than an hour away, which explains why we have so many Orlando seafood restaurants ready to satisfy your seafood…

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Over the Top Orlando Desserts to Blow Your Mind on Date Night

The only thing that could sweeten a date with your honey more is to end it with a delectable dessert. These final course options are so spectacular they can make even the most simple date seem special and extraordinary. Splurge…

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Orlando Taco Spots That Will Impress Your Date

If your personal motto is to live every day like it’s Taco Tuesday, you’re in luck. There are plenty of taco restaurants in Orlando ranging from hole-in-the-wall casual spots to date night-worthy destinations topped with ambiance. If you want to…

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Disney Springs Food: 10 Snacks You MUST Try

As an Orlando local, you know how it is…family and friends come to town and it’s time to visit the touristy classics. And even on your own or on a date, there is plenty of Disney Springs food that make…

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A Local’s Favorite Places for Pizza in Orlando

There’s nothing quite like a good slice of pizza for date night. It’s certainly a way to show your cheesy side. Need a few suggestions for a place to grab a pie? Whether you want quick and casual, or something…

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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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The Most Underrated Restaurants at Walt Disney World

Getting a dining reservation for a restaurant on Walt Disney World property can be difficult. If you’re planning a last-minute date you might not be able to snag a reservation for the most popular Disney restaurant. But, that doesn’t mean…

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Sink Your Teeth Into the Best Burgers in Orlando

Orlando is home to a symphony of unique cuisines and talented chefs. With so many options to choose from, you’ll be hangry by the time you read through all the online menus. Burgers are always a safe bet for the…

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A Romantic Picnic Basket for Two from Wine Bar George

We’re big fans of Wine Bar George at Disney Springs. It’s one of the most romantic spots at Walt Disney World. The “George” in Wine Bar George is Master Sommelier George Miliotes, and this is the only Master Sommelier-owned wine…

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Best Restaurants at Universal Orlando for Date Night

Few places in Orlando are as exciting as Universal Orlando. Two thrilling theme parks, an unbelievable water park, multiple resort hotels, and energetic CityWalk all add up to a great date night destination. So how do you choose the best…

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A Culinary Map of Lake Nona Restaurants

Lake Nona is one of Orlando’s hottest neighborhoods, with a diverse culinary scene that’s perfect for date night. Lake Nona was designed with community, innovation, and wellness in mind, and today the area is packed with vibrant spaces that invite…

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Orlando Murals + Menus: A Full Day Art and Food Itinerary

If you’ve driven, walked, or biked around Orlando, you may have noticed the beautiful, creative murals gracing the walls of local businesses and restaurants. We’ve planned an entire day out from dawn to dusk highlighting Orlando murals and nearby eats,…

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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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A Culinary Map of Park Avenue Eats

It wasn’t until I left my hometown, Winter Park, and traveled abroad that I realized how special it is to have a street like Park Avenue in a community. Park Avenue embodies one of Europe’s most celebrated civic designs–the strolling…

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What to do if You Can’t Get a Disney Dining Reservation

As exciting as Space Mountain and other rides at Walt Disney World are, the many restaurants at Disney are attractions themselves. As such, getting a reservation for a Walt Disney World restaurant can be tough. If the restaurant you desire…

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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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Best New Orlando Restaurants + Experiences for Couples in 2022

The past couple of years have disrupted Orlando’s tourism and hospitality landscape in a big way, forcing us to change the way we experience the world with our loved ones. While 2020 and 2021 were hard on everyone, they also…

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Heat Things Up at These Restaurants with Fire Pits and Fireplaces

Snuggling season is upon us! It’s time to cuddle up with your honey. After a long day or week, make time for a fireside dinner with your flame. There’s something primal about gathering together around the fire. Reconnect at these…

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Italian Restaurants + Experiences for an Italy-Inspired Night Out

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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Plant-Based Restaurants to Support Your New Year Health Goals

When it comes to food, Orlando has it all. Our culinary scene is a blend of contributions from various groups of people. The interest in sustainable and plant-based living has given rise to a thriving vegan food scene. There are…

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Savor the Season: Restaurants Serving Christmas Dinner

This Christmas, savor the season with a delicious holiday meal from one of our favorite Orlando restaurants. Take your feast to-go for a stress-free Christmas dinner at home, or enjoy a specialty Christmas dinner on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day…

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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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