Following an end of holiday shopping trip, we were heading home down the I4 towards Lake Buena Vista when storm clouds began to gather. We hadn’t travelled much further when the inevitable heavens opened. Rain sheeted down all around us and cars bega... Viewed 4452 times.
Beef O'Bradys Sports Bar is a chain of sports bars. The nearest one to our location is situated at the Ridgeview Plaza at the end of the CR54 and US27 junction. It is nothing special at all but good for a get together for sporting fans or just grabbi... Viewed 5614 times.
This again was something I wanted to do but had been given misinformation about (see mall at millennia). I love the gospel singing and so far have not been to a gospel church in the Orlando area. I had been given to understand that everything was all... Viewed 5316 times.
The Bahama Breeze group of restaurants are many and spread across the area around the parks and judging from the couple that we’ve been to are of equal quality. There is one on International Drive and another at Buena Vista and these are the two that... Viewed 4750 times.
Pop into Logans restaurant on the 192 and you may wonder what you’ve walked into, the floor will be absolutely scattered with monkey nut shells, it really looks quite a sight. The first time that we visited under recommendation, we really wasn’t goin... Viewed 9060 times.
On our last trip to the villa, I decided as I was on my own to invite some good fiends out for the evening to Mannys Chophouse which is located on the US27 just by Wal*Mart at Haines City. Now this is a favorite restaurant of my husband and I... Viewed 5020 times.
If you are a regular visitor to the Orlando area you may find that you really miss having some ‘real tasting bread’ when you are over there as it’s hard to find the rustic, country breads that are so readily available in the UK. Well all that... Viewed 5394 times.
You can go in to any Golden Corral and find the same food to roughly the same quality, it is a pay one price and get all you want to eat type of place but, by and large the food is of good quality.
You may well find that when you turn... Viewed 5258 times.
The Fishery Restaurant, Placida Road, Cape Haze, Charlotte County. When we first purchased our villa in Rotonda, we would go to Boca Grande Island to spend time on the great beaches, marvel at the iguanas which inhabited the island. We would ... Viewed 5459 times.
Raglan Road Irish pub, Pleasure Island, Downtown Disney This Irish pub is located in the famous Downtown Disney in Pleasure Island at 1640 E Buena Vista Drive, Buena Vista, Fl 32830. You can check opening hours with them on 407 938 0300. It is... Viewed 5879 times.
Bahama Breeze restaurant located on Hiway 535 by the side of Golden Coral. The theme is Caribbean and the atmosphere is very laid back. Service is excellent we visit this restaurant on a regular basis when in Florida, the food is outst... Viewed 5533 times.
There are many restaurants and eateries to choose from in the Orlando area. One name that you will see in may different areas is Red Lobster – which is one of our favourites. If you are out exploring other areas of Orlando you are sure to see... Viewed 5662 times.
Sweet Tomatoes, on the corner of International Drive and South Kirkham Road (Junction 78 off the I-4) is a vegetarian’s delight. How they manage to prepare and serve such healthy, appetizing food at such a low cost I will never understand. The place ... Viewed 4794 times.
One of the most popular restaurants in the Orlando area is Carrabbas. We stumbled on it by chance a few years ago. We had driven past the Carrabbas at Formosa Gardens on the Highway 192 many times and noted that the car park was always full –... Viewed 5844 times.
It was suggested to us that we should try the new Applebee’s that had recently opened on the 192 just in front of Sams Club. We had never heard of this restaurant before, but apparently it is quite a famous restaurant chain across America. We ... Viewed 5221 times.
If you are a fan of Burgers then Florida (in fact most of the USA) is certainly the place for you! Starting with the Burger joints we all know and love and have in the UK, there is the Burger King and of course McDonalds, every child’s favour... Viewed 5302 times.
One of the most popular restaurants in Orlando is the Ponderosa. This is a great family restaurant bright and cheerful with a buffet style salad bar. The kids enjoy it as they get to pick what they like and even if it is ice cream or blue jelly for b... Viewed 5721 times.
My wife is very keen on visiting Cracker Barrel each time that we are in Florida, for the arty stuff in the shop part, she spends hours looking around the place, I’m happy to sit in one of the rocking chairs outside and wait for her, so last time tha... Viewed 5401 times.
We decided to visit this restaurant after reading about its popularity on The Orlando Villas Forum. The restaurant is situated in The Plaza de Venezia at the junction of Sand Lake Rd West and Dr Phillips Drive. If you are travelling west from... Viewed 7114 times.
If you’re looking for simple great food then Manny’s Chop house is a must. Situated south on highway 27. Just on the right hand side passed the junction for Southern Dunes and Wal-Mart. Manny’s is a very popular family restaurant with the loc... Viewed 5803 times.
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