Sand Lake/Restaurant Row
BIG FIN SEAFOOD KITCHEN ‒ Seafood. The Orlando Sentinel Foodie Award winner features an extensive menu of fresh seafood, steaks, pasta, sushi and a raw bar. The patio bar offers a daily happy hour from 5-7 pm. D (nightly). www.bigfinseafood.com. 8046 Via Dellagio Way, 407.615.8888. DRAGONFLY ROBATA GRILL‒ Asian. Choose from creative sushi or perfectly cooked seafood on the robata, which gets up to 1,000 degrees for a crispy outer later and tender middle. Happy hour specials. D (nightly). www.dragonflyrestaurants.com/orlando-florida. 7972 Via Dellagio Way, 407.370.3359. EDDIE V’S ‒ American. This prime steak and seafood restaurant offers elegant dining inside or chic/ casual seating outside with views of the lake. Diners can’t go wrong with the bone-in ribeye, curried oysters or Georges Bank scallops. The restaurant is known for its exceptional service and outstanding cocktails. D (nightly). www.eddiev.com. 7488 W. Sand Lake Road, 407.355.3011. FLEMING’S ‒ Steak. Indulge with fine aged prime beef and an extensive wine list featuring 100 wines by the glass at this nationally acclaimed steakhouse. D ( Tu-Su). www.flemingssteakhouse.com. 933 N Orlando Ave., Winter Park, 407.699.9463.; 8030 Via Dellagio Way, 407.352.5706. MELTING POT‒ Fondue. Cook your own meat and veggies, and then dip into warm cheese or savory glazes. For dessert try whole strawberries, cookies, marshmallows and other goodies in a pot of melted chocolate. D (nightly). www.meltingpot. com. 7549 W. Sand Lake Road, 407.903.1100. MORTON’S ‒ Steak. Every detail, from elegant servings of steak and seafood, a vast wine selection and seamless service, makes Morton’s a classic dining destination. Bar 12-21 offers happy hours daily from 5- 6:30 pm and 9 pm-close. D (nightly).
www.mortons.com/orlando. 7600 Dr. Phillips Blvd., 407.248.3485. ROCCO’S TACOS ‒ Contemporary Mexican. Rocco’s Tacos offers a true taste of Mexico within a fun casual environment overlooking the lake. Experience guacamole prepared tableside and choose from 225 varieties of tequila. L, D (daily), Br (Sa-Su). www.roccostacos.com. 7488 W. Sand Lake Road, 407. 226.0550. ROY’S ORLANDO ‒ Fusion. European techniques with Asian ingredients create a memorable fusion menu with Hawaiian highlights. Favorites include Japanese-style misoyaki butterfish and kabayaki seared sea scallops with wasabi sweet ginger butter. D (nightly). www.roysrestaurant.com. 7760 W. Sand Lake Road, 407.352.4844. RUTH’S CHRIS STEAK HOUSE ‒ Steak. This wellknown steakhouse that began in New Orleans has made a presence for itself in Orlando. As always, steaks are to die for and service is top-notch. D (nightly). www.ruthschris.com. 610 N. Orlando Ave., Winter Park, 407.622.2444; 7501 W. Sand Lake Road, 407.226.3900. SEASONS 52‒ New American. Flavorful, creative, American meals made with seasonal ingredients. Small plates are perfect for sharing or full entrees available. L, D (daily). www.seasons52.com. 7700 W. Sand Lake Road, 407.354.5212. SLATE ‒ Modern American. This restaurant offers Southern comfort food, wood-grilled seafood and craft cocktails in a chic, casual setting. Br (Sa-Su), L (M-F), D (nightly). www.slateorlando.com. 8323 Sand Lake Road, 407.500.7528. URBAIN 40 ‒ American/European. This American brasserie and cocktail lounge comes with a ‘40s throwback and a touch of French flair, thanks to Chef Jean Stephane Poinard. Live jazz nightly. L, D (daily). www.urbain40.com. 8000 Via Dellagio Way, 407.872.2640. VINES GRILLE & WINE BAR ‒ Steak. A wood-fired grill makes this upscale Chicago-style steakhouse a standout along Restaurant Row. There is an extensive wine list and live jazz plays every night at 7 pm. D (nightly). www.vinesgrille.com. 7533 W. Sand Lake Road, 407.351.1227. WORLD’S LARGEST MCDONALD’S ‒ American/fast food. This two-story, 18,716 square-foot restaurant is home to a huge PlayPlace and arcade along with a unique menu, including customized omelets, waffles, chef-made pastas and brick oven-baked pizzas, along with McDonald’s favorites. Outside, a 30-foot Ronald McDonald highlighted with LED lighting, is the tallest Ronald McDonald in the world. B,L, D (daily). 6875 Sand Lake Road, 407.351.2185.