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Heading to Disney for Memorial Day weekend. Have reservations at Primo and
Seasons 52 based on reading other posts. What is the attire in each? Casual? I'm guessing no shorts and no jeans.

Any must order items?

Thanks.

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  1. Here's a condensed version of my advice about attire when dining in Orlando:

    "As for attire, we live in Orlando in a state of perpetual heat and humidity. We'd probably all be walking around naked if it weren't for things like sunburn, the constant reflexive closing of our eyes and not having a place to hang our cellular telephones.
    So when someone asks, "What should I wear," the normal Floridian's response is to say, "What you have on now is fine. Realistically in Florida you are much more likely to be overdressed than underdressed."

    Bob

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    1. re: Bob Mervine

      I live in Orlando. Anything goes at most places, given the tourist contingency. The only places you need to be concerned about are upscale hotel restaurants, and anything like Emeril's or higher.

      Quick question, what draws you to Seasons 52? My husband and I have been 4 or 5 times, for various reasons, always hoping it will be better. It never is. We have many, many better restaurants.

    2. I once wrote, "As for attire, we live in Orlando in a state of perpetual heat and humidity. We'd probably all be walking around naked if it weren't for things like sunburn, the constant reflexive closing of our eyes and not having a place to hang our cellular telephones. So when someone asks, "What should I wear," the normal Floridian's response is to say, "What you have on now is fine."

      That said, dress up a bit for Primo. You are in one of our city's finer hotels. Slacks and a golf shirt and a nice sundress or slacks outfit is appropriate. You'll feel comfortable attired the same way at Seasons, but shorts are ok there as well.

      Bob
      I have noted a few exceptions to that rule of thumb, but realistically in Florida you are much more likely to be overdressed than underdressed.

      1. As for menu, I love . . .

        At Seasons it is seasonal and I don't think the summer menu kicks in until after Labor Day. Here's the spring menu:
        http://www.seasons52.com/menu/express...

        I'd do the lamb and the flatbread with spicy shrimp is always good. Save room for the small indulgences desserts.

        Portions are sometimes modest.

        Primo is also a seasonal menu and I hesitate to reccomend what may not be on the menu. Lamb is a good bet, as is whatever seafood she's doing. Great bread and wonderful desserts.

        Bob

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        1. re: Bob Mervine

          Just as a follow -up we loved Seasons 52. We started with the flatbead- very tasty. The salad was so fresh and delicious. The main dishes were great- I had pork medallions, my DH had shrimp and my daughter had the fabulous lamb chops. While the desserts looked very appealing we were not overwhelmed with them. They were fun, but tasted just ok.

          We skipped the fancy Primo plan and went to Bodalicious(?) BBQ. Again we had a fun and yummy dinner.

          The Disney food for lunch was horrible, but we did have wonderful dinners off the Disney site.