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Claudette Nov 23, 2009 08:56 AM

I have to attend a conference there, and I suspect that the hotel restaurants won't be very chow-worthy. Am I wrong? Is there anything interesting nearby, or am I stuck? (I can borrow a car, or catch a cab.) TIA!

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    Lucky Sven Nov 24, 2009 02:29 PM

    I've eaten at the Chinese restaurant a few times and it's fine, though the last time I was there the sushi wasn't good. I can't speak for the other restaurants in the hotel.

    As for nearby? There is a generic Chinese restaurant and an Italian restaurant that I haven't eaten at in while in the Publix shopping plaza. Stay away from the Chilis right by I-4, the one and only time I've eaten there I waited way too long for food that came out wrong. I've also had friends/family experience similiar issues.

    The Reunion resort is a 1-2 miles down the road, they recently opened up the restaurants in the resort but I am not sure how good they are.

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      herbert1 Nov 26, 2009 12:32 PM

      Both Reunion restaurants (Eleven, and Forte) are above average. They are not open on a regular schedule, but both are on Opentable.

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        Claudette Feb 11, 2010 05:40 PM

        Thanks for your help, Lucky Sven and herbert1. We ate at Eleven and had a really good time. The food was definitely above average; the apps tower and dessert shots presentations were fun. The apps tower and Kobe sliders were our favorite dishes; the only low points were the greasy spring rolls and the tacky plastic glasses. Service was good, and the resto and hotel were lovely - so much better than the Omni Championsgate. The fireworks seen from the pretty patio were icing on the cake, so to speak. I'd definitely recommend this to others.

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          herbert1 Feb 12, 2010 08:37 AM

          They have to use plastic because of the pool. Glad you enjoyed it.

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