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Anything in Orlando worth going out of my way for?

justxpete May 5, 2013 09:25 PM

So, I was in Orlando last week.

I went to (sometimes due to circumstance):

4 Rivers (really good, but not exceptional)
Anthony's stone-fired pizza (mediocre at best - honestly)
Ravenous pig (quite good)
Charley's steakhouse (smoke was over-whelming)

Anyway - I didn't really get that satisfaction of feeling that the drive to any of them was worthwhile (no matter short or long). The only place that came close was 4Rivers. In any case - are there any places in Orlando that are absolutely worth the drive?

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    gfr1111 May 12, 2013 08:14 AM

    Victoria and Albert's on Disney property.
    Amura Sushi
    Ceviche Tapas Bar and Restaurant Church Street Station
    Norman's at the Ritz (I agree with Beach Chick.)
    Bull and Bear Steakhouse Waldorf Astoria in Orlando (but I will admit, this is a New York City offshoot.)
    Johnny's Fillin' Station Great hamburgers
    Le Coq au Vin

    Are you talking about flying from Toronto to go to a restaurant in Orlando? "Out of your way" from where? Victoria and Albert's and Norman's are the only ones that might merit a plane flight from Toronto (and are priced accordingly), but the others I have listed are all darn good.

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      INDIANRIVERFL May 6, 2013 05:35 AM

      Compared to Toronto, probably not. You have already done Ravenous Pig.

      1. Beach Chick May 5, 2013 09:36 PM

        Norman's at the Ritz.
        Millers Ale House..casual, cheap and really good.
        Ravenous Pig

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