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Restaurants To Help Seal The Deal This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s day is only 4days away!!  Which means if you haven’t already made reservations somewhere then you better get on it.  What’s worse than not having plans on Valentine’s Day? Having your girl mad pissed at you because you forgot to make said plans.  Luckily for you Orlando has a plethora of pallet pleasing places that will help seal the deal with your Valentine this Saturday.  Making Valentine’s Day dinner reservations is definitely #WorthDoing so here are our TOP PICKS for V-Day Restaurants in Orlando.

 

SHAKAI SUSHI RESTAURANT

Looking for a date night away from Downtown, Restaurant Row, or Park Ave? Shakai is located in Thornton Park and offers some unique twists on sushi. It also has a killer cocktail menu.

NEIGHBORHOOD: Thornton Park l 43 East Pine St. Orlando, Fl. 32801
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SANTIAGO’S BODEGA

Home of one of the best brunches in town, Santiago’s is spanish (like Spain spanish) Tapas style restaurant. Enjoy a variety of food without getting bloated. Top it off with a Sangria pitcher and you have yourself a home run.

NEIGHBORHOOD: Ivanhoe Village l  802 Virginia Drive. Orlando, FL. 32803
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JIKO

It’s out of the way and has amazing ambiance with two wood fire chimeras that cook the food to perfection while filling the room with exotic aromas. It’s set on a lagoon at the edge of Animal Kingdom, where you will see zebras, giraffes and all sorts of animals gather lakeside. Indulgence at its finest, a spot that will be special for you and your lady that you won’t visit a week later for a Magic Game or bromance lunch date.

NEIGHBORHOOD: Disney’s Animal Kingdom l 2901 Osceola Parkway, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
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An amazing example of why JIKO makes this list.


COLORADO FONDUE COMPANY

Created with the “outdoorsy type” in mind, CFC offers great food and a very unique ambiance. Family owned and operated for 22 years.

NEIGHBORHOOD: Casselberry 1016 E. Semoran Blvd. Casselberry, FL. 32707
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HIGHBALL & HARVEST

On the cusp of the growing “Charlestonian” culinary trend, H&H offers amazing Southern regional fare and an amazing craft cocktail menu. Located inside the Ritz-Carlton, the scene couldn’t be more perfectly set for the ultimate date night.

NEIGHBORHOOD: Lee Vista l 4012 Central Florida Pkwy. Orlando, FL. 32837
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TASTING ROOM AT CHEF’S TABLE

One of the pricier places to make our list, the Tasting Room offers a must try experience that will make your Instagram followers in awe (oh ya and your date).

NEIGHBORHOOD: Winter Garden l 99 W. Plant Street. Winter Garden, FL.
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HAMILTON ‘S KITCHEN

Recommended by a local foodie friend, the relaxed Southern dining experience gets another recommendation on our list. Located in the Alfond Inn, the Park Ave historic setting couldn’t be any better.
NEIGHBORHOOD:
Park Ave l 300 E. New England Ave. Winter Park, FL. 32792
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ENZIAN THEATER / EDEN BAR

This is more for the two one combo. The food at Eden Bar isn’t mind blowing but when paired with the back drop, a trip to Enzian Theater, and good company this date night is cost effective and memorable.

NEIGHBORHOOD:
Maitland l 1300 South Orlando Avenue Maitland, FL
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CAFE DE FRANCE

Café de France opened its doors to Park Avenue in July 1982. Since then it has always been owned and operated by French natives, following the pattern of many little restaurants in Europe. The food, ambiance, and menu selection makes this a trip to France without the traveling.

NEIGHBORHOOD:
Park Ave l 526 S Park Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789
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Described as “The Deal Closer”. The desserts at Café de France are one of a kind

 

 Do you have a favorite place that’s not on the list?  Leave it in the comments below so we can check it out!