Dining Guide – 2014

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San Jose’s Original Mexican Restaurant

407-523-7577 (Ocoee)
352-536-2006 (Clermont)

407-647-2010 (Altamonte Springs)
http://www.sanjosesoriginal.com

Looking for your next go-to Mexican place? San Jose’s Original Mexican Restaurant holds some of the best margaritas in Central Florida, such as its famous top-shelf margarita with a citrus twist or refreshing organic margarita. Also home to the biggest burrito around, the California Burrito is sure to take on any appetite. With its vast lunch and dinner menus, from fajitas to tres leches, San Jose’s promises to offer its patrons authentic Mexican dishes with only the freshest ingredients and the best 14 years of experience a family-owned and -operated restaurant can provide.

San Jose’s offers takeout and catering services, as well as a lunch buffet at its Ocoee location.


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Craig Miller’s Field House Orlando

407-248-3474
http://www.fieldhouseorlando.com
7958 Sand Lake Road, Suite 100
Orlando, FL 32819

Craig Miller’s Field House Orlando, a classic sports bar and restaurant located in the Dellagio plaza, is designed for the sporting and culinary enthusiast. Immerse yourself in its energized atmosphere and get into the game with the establishment’s “all-star” staff. Whether you’re inside or enjoying a legendary Dark ‘n’ Stormy on the patio, there’s not a bad seat in the house! The Field House boasts a scratch menu, diverse selection of craft beers, 28-foot Sportsticker, more than 60 high-definition TVs, and the exclusive Don Q Owner’s Box. Open seven days a week from 11:30 a.m. till the final buzzer. So, look for the green awning and visit Craig Miller’s Field House Orlando.

The Field House … when you’re there, “Leave it all on the Field!”


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IHOP

http://www.ihop.com

“IHOP … Everything you love about breakfast!” With convenient locations throughout the Orlando area, the restaurants serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. Most locations are “Open 24 Hours.” IHOP’s Simple & Fit menu has items that are all less than 600 calories, and with its extensive menu, there is something for every dietary need. In addition to IHOP’s specialty pancakes and its assortment of breakfast favorites, IHOP has great lunch and dinner entrées and appetizers. Meeting and party space is available. IHOP ‘N Go is also available for your convenience to take out items.

IHOP. Everything you love about breakfast.


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Hot Krust Panini Kitchen

407-355-7768
http://www.hotkrust.com
info@hotkrust.com
8015 Turkey Lake Road, Suite 200
Orlando FL 32819

Hot Krust Panini Kitchen offers over 20 different types of delicious panini sandwiches, homemade with freshly roasted or grilled — not processed — chicken, turkey, steak, veggies, seafood and more. It also offers a wide variety of mouth-watering gluten-free options, gourmet soups and salads, and freshly baked (not fried) potato waffle, sweet potato and spicy curly fries. When patrons taste Hot Krust’s fresh ingredients, they will immediately notice the difference and will not want to go anywhere else. Southwest Orlando Bulletin readers voted Hot Krust one of the best new restaurants and best lunch locales for 2013 and 2014, respectively. Additionally, Orlando Weekly critics and well-known food critic Scott Joseph gave it high marks. Ranked No. 2 out of 3,107 restaurants on TripAdvisor, the eatery was also the recipient of a coveted 2014 Certificate of Excellence from the website.


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Mrs. Fields

407-363-0670
http://www.mrsfields.com/mallatmillenia
4200 Conroy Road
Orlando, FL 32839

Mrs. Fields offers a wide range of exclusively designed gifts and gift baskets, perfect for any occasion, including birthdays, anniversaries, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Christmas and Hanukkah; as well as any sentiment you wish to express — thank you, get well, best wishes or thinking of you. Each cookie is baked fresh, and each gift basket is packaged with personal attention to detail, right down to each hand-tied bow. In fact, the staff guarantees the quality, freshness and presentation of Mrs. Fields’ gifts. If you’re not 100% satisfied, they’ll do what it takes to make it right.

Find out for yourself why people all over the nation are sending Mrs. Fields gifts!


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New Punjab Indian Restaurant

407-352-7887
http://www.punjabindianrestaurant.com
7451 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819

Serving since 1988, New Punjab Indian Restaurant is the only Indian restaurant recommended in The Unofficial Guide To Disney. It was reviewed as “excellent” by the Orlando Sentinel, FL Magazine, MyCityEats, Yelp.com and TripAdvisor.com. New Punjab offers catering services for all sizes of events, and it has catered in numerous local hotels, including Orlando World Center Marriott, DoubleTree by Hilton, Rosen Plaza Hotel and the Wyndham. The restaurant offers large and small food trays; chicken, lamb, goat, shrimp, lobster, biryani and tandoori dishes; beer and wine; and a large vegetarian menu. Lunch is only $7.99, and takeout and delivery are available. Bring your appetite to New Punjab Indian Restaurant. The staff promises you‘ll leave with a satisfied belly.
26 Successful Years! New Punjab is currently offering 20 percent off its dinner menu.


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RusTeak Restaurant & Wine Bar

407-614-3765
http://www.rusteakwinebar.com
1568 Maguire Road
Ocoee, FL 34761

RusTeak Restaurant and Wine Bar has firmly established itself as an American Gastropub, with a polished, casual atmosphere. The menu boasts handcrafted sandwiches, burgers, flatbreads, steaks, seafood and pasta. RusTeak also features more than 150 wines from around the world, 45 different craft beers, and 12 handcrafted signature cocktails that change seasonally. RusTeak’s menu changes monthly, with daily lunch and dinner features focusing on local produce and sustainable fishing. Happy hour is daily from 4-7 p.m., and reservations are strongly recommended.


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Christini’s Ristorante Italiano

407-345-8770
http://www.christinis.com
7600 Dr. Phillips Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32819

Christini’s has become the definition of fine dining in Orlando and is known for its quintessential service and high-quality, classic northern Italian cuisine. Its elegance is translated throughout every aspect of your culinary experience by providing you with exemplary service paired with dishes that are made from only the highest quality ingredients. Superb dishes, excellent service, and a transcendent and comfortable ambiance all blend together to construct the definition of fine dining at Christini’s.

Discover why dignitaries, celebrities and professionals from around the world have made Christini’s their No. 1 dining destination in Central Florida.


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Subway Restaurants

http://www.subway.com
http://www.order.subway.com

Whether it’s game day with friends, a meeting at the office, or a block party for the neighborhood, Subway Restaurants has everything people need to make their next event a delicious success. Explore the menu to see all of the delicious catering options, including hunger-busting giant subs, piled-high sandwich platters, quick and easy “Subway to Go” meals, and much more. Customers can build their orders just the way they and their guests like with their choice of freshly baked breads, veggies, toppings and more. Place your order for Subway’s famous party subs and platters by calling 1-877-360-cater. They will custom make your items fresh for pickup at your neighborhood restaurant.

Let Subway Restaurants cater for you today!


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Cave Inn BBQ & Grill

407-614-8328
http://www.caveinnbbq.com
13848 Tilden Road
Winter Garden, FL 34787

Cave Inn BBQ & Grill offers evolutionary barbecue at its best! Patrons can begin with the amazing Dino Egg — a pulled-pork, wrapped, soft-boiled egg that is flash-fried — and end with one of the restaurant’s many homemade desserts like the Meteor Ice, a fried vanilla ice cream ball. Delicious entrées include beef rib, a 15-ounce grilled pork chop, whole deboned cornish game hen, 12-ounce salmon steak, and, of course, pulled pork and brisket — just to name a few. Cave Inn BBQ offers a unique dining experience for the whole family that is not to be missed.

Check out Cave Inn BBQ’s early dinner menu!


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Hemingway’s Restaurant

407-239-3854
http://www.grandcypress.hyatt.com
1 Grand Cypress Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32836

Treat yourself to delectable seafood in an authentic Key West setting at Hemingway’s Restaurant, located in the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress. Honoring the Key’s most famous resident, with walls filled with sepia photos of the author and his fishing trophies, Hemingway’s proudly boasts the freshest fare from both sea and land. Overlooking the pool and private Lake Windsong, Hemingway’s creates an atmosphere to make even the most casual get-together a special occasion. Hemingway’s is home to many of “Papa’s” favorite dishes, and soon, some of yours. Don’t forget to ask about the signature Papa Doble, one of Hemingway’s own libations. To begin, savor the thick-cut calamari fries, Hemingway’s famous crispy tempura dusted calamari served with roasted tomato coulis. Don’t miss the locals’ favorite Hemingway’s “Cayo Hueso” Crab Cakes, two of the restaurant’s famous recipe crab cakes served with local sweet corn coconut grits, corn salsa and steamed asparagus.

Please mention this ad for a free chef’s choice dessert.

Open nightly for dinner from 6-10 p.m.


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Treathouse Café and Frozen Yogurt Shoppe

407-217-7676
http://www.treathousecafe.com
8935 Conroy-Windermere Road
Orlando, FL 32835

Bursting onto the Southwest Orlando scene in comfy beach style, Trish Eakin and her flagship Treathouse Café offer customers a variety of treats ranging from the creamiest frozen yogurt to a freezer full of decadent ice cream in cups, homemade waffle cones, sundaes and splits. Treathouse also offers a large selection of frozen yogurt special occasion cakes. This hidden gem serves up a rich, fairly traded coffee and espresso, including caramel cappuccinos and pumpkin spice lattes. Breakfast to go includes muffins, gooey cinnamon buns, scones and eggwiches.

Treathouse Café offers patio seating and free Wi-Fi!


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Giordano’s Famous Stuffed Pizza

407-377-0022 (Orlando)
407-397-0044 (Kissimmee)
407-239-8900 (Lake Buena Vista)
http://www.giordanos.com

Giordano’s Famous Stuffed Pizza was chosen by NBC’s Today Show as the best pizza in the U.S. The restaurant’s pizza concept was created in northern Italy in 1967 from a 200-year-old recipe. Giordano’s offers a wide variety of Italian cuisine, from its world-famous Chicago-style stuffed pizza to its fettuccine alfredo recipe and classic bruschetta. All of the restaurant’s family-friendly offerings are served in a pleasant, old Chicago-style dining atmosphere.

Giordano’s offers delivery, takeout and catering services.


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Stefano’s Grill

407-668-4745
http://www.stefanosgrill.com
7512 Dr. Phillips Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32819

Chef Stefano and his wife, Mary, welcome patrons to Stefano’s Grill, located in The Marketplace at Dr. Phillips, just off Sand Lake Road. It’s not a secret anymore! It is now becoming a family-favorite, frequented by the many who live in the Orlando area. Stop by Stefano’s Grill where food is done right. Pride and passion are the key ingredients at this chef-driven family-style restaurant. From classic Italian specialties such as penne ala vodka to succulent T-bone steaks and fresh seafood, Stefano’s cooks everything from its scratch kitchen to special orders. Known by many as The Sports Chef, and to others as Chef Steff, Stefano was the first American to earn one of the highest distinctions a culinary professional can receive by being inducted to the order de les disciples de Escoffier, an international organization based in Nice, France, dedicated to recognizing and promoting culinary excellence. And while his culinary excellence is evident in every dish he cooks, it’s the combination of his touch in the kitchen and electrifying personality that truly separates him from the rest. Equally comfortable around everyday folks, or around celebrities and stars from the world of sports, The Sports Chef has been known to rub elbows with the likes of Jerome Bettis, Bill Cowher, James Gandolfini, Giovanni Ribisi, Doc Rivers and many others! The staff at Stefano’s Grill cooks, talks and has fun while preparing dishes that leave everyone wanting more.

Stop by Stefano’s Grill, where food is done right!


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TooJay’s Gourmet Deli

The Marketplace at Dr. Phillips
407-355-0340
7600 Dr. Phillips Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32819

Locations also in Shoppes of Ocoee • Colonial Marketplaza • Waterford Lakes Town Center • Palm Springs Shopping Center, Altamonte Springs and Lake Mary Centre, Lake Mary
Founded in 1981, and continually evolving and expanding, TooJay’s Gourmet Deli has been delighting diners with an extensive menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner for more than 30 years. When the craving strikes, indulge in authentic New York-style deli sandwiches piled high on your choice of homemade breads. TooJay’s also offers time-honored comfort foods from slow-roasted turkey dinners to classic Shepherd’s pie to traditional favorites like cheese blintzes and tender beef brisket. Guests will also find a full array of breakfast choices, more than 15 abundant salads, and a host of vegetarian selections. The little ones will love the imaginative children’s menu, but you don’t have to be a kid to enjoy TooJay’s renowned black-and-white cookies and other equally delightful sweet treats. Stop in today for a “little taste of home.”


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Best Shabu Shabu World Noodle +Pho

407-809-2662
http://www.shabunoodlephoorlando.com
11025 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32821

Thai Thani restaurant group is proud to present Orlando’s first shabu shabu restaurant, featuring the famous Japanese hot pot. You can savor top-quality Japanese Kobe beef in the hot pot with many choices of broths, such as miso, chicken, Thai tom yum, Thai Tom Kha and shoyu for seafood lovers. You can enjoy the seafood shabu shabu with your order. The restaurant also serves noodles, vegetables, tofu, udon and rice. You can also order sushi from Oishi and Thai food from Thai Thani. In addition, the restaurant also offers Pho with beef filets and yummy noodles from many parts of the world. Please go and give them a try.