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Dining & Nightlife on I-Drive
Magical Dining on I-Drive
It’s a foodie’s favorite time of the year in Orlando! Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining event will return to Orlando for its 17th year on August 26th! Through October 2nd, 2022, you can enjoy a three-course, prix-fixe dinner for just $40 per person at many of Orlando’s most acclaimed restaurants! This year, $1 from each meal served will be donated to The Able Trust, which is helping to expand employment opportunities for people with disabilities in Central Florida! This year...
The Scoop on I-Drive's Ice Cream Stops
I scream, you scream. Let’s be honest in the heat of the summer we all scream for ice cream! It’s the perfect frozen treat to cool down on a hot summer day in Orlando! Luckily, on International Drive, no matter where your adventures take you, you’re never far from a scoop of your favorite ice cream! Next time you’re on I-Drive and an ice cream stop is in order, check out these delicious stops and grab a scoop or two to keep the summer fun going strong. Credit: RitasItalia...
The Best Burger Joints on I-Drive
How long has it been since you took a bite out
of a big, juicy burger?
If you’re still thinking, it’s been too long!
With May being National Hamburger Month, we’re going to give you all the
drool-worthy details on the best burger joints along International Drive! Credit: RedRobinBurgersFacebook Red Robin
If your best
burger-eating experience is all about the toppings and fries - Red Robin is a delicious stop you won’t want to miss! Established
in 1969 out of Sea...
A Bountiful Brunch on I-Drive
April is National Brunch Month, and with so many exciting experiences waiting for you in a day spent on I-Drive, brunch is our favorite way to fuel up for the fun! Whether you’re looking for the perfect spot for the family to enjoy all the traditional brunch favorites, want to try some unique bites, or want a boozy brunch, you’ll find there are plenty of options to choose from right here in Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood to kick off a day of play! Brunch Anytime It can be ...
International Cuisine on I-Drive
If you have a passion for trying food from around the globe and find yourself on International Drive , you’re in luck! As you explore Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood, you’ll find expertly prepared, authentic cuisine from countries around the world. If you’ll be on I-Drive this month, be sure to get the information about FusionFest’s Diversitastic ! Dining Experiences that happen monthly. FusionFest puts together events in the area to celebrate the people and man...
Green Beer and Irish Cheer on I-Drive
St. Patrick’s day is
right around the corner, and whether you’re looking to celebrate with Irish
festivities at an Orlando theme park, dig into Irish grub and sip on cold green
beer at a local Pub, dance and stomp the night away at a nightclub, or simply want
some green fun that the whole family can get in on; I-Drive has a pot of golden memories and good times at the end
of the rainbow waiting for you to find! If you’ll be on I-Drive
this Saint Patrick’s Day, grab your g...
5 New Spots to Feast on I-Drive
Hungry? We’ve got some delicious news: five new restaurants have moved into Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood. And they are sure to please your palate. Credit: GordonRamsayFishAndChipsFacebook Gordon Ramsay Fish & Chips at ICON Park Big fish has landed at ICON Park right across from the entrance to The Wheel. Gordon Ramsay’s Fish & Chips is the famous chef’s take on the classic English street food, along with chicken, shrimp, and his signature shakes, Sticky Tof...
Al Fresco Dining on I-Drive
Tis’ the season for outdoor dining in Orlando! With sunny skies and cooler temps, enjoying a delicious meal in the Florida autumn weather is a must if you’ll be on International Drive this season. If you’re looking for the perfect spot to enjoy an al fresco dining experience on I-Drive, be sure to check out these stops before heading out! Credit: CafeTuTuTangoFacebook Cafe Tu Tu Tango This multi-cultural eatery is best known for transporting it’s guests to a wild artist...
Celebrating Thanksgiving on I-Drive
Thanksgiving is a day when we gather around the table with friends and family to enjoy a delicious meal and give thanks, and we can’t think of a better place to be than right here on International Drive. Making Thanksgiving in Orlando this year a celebration to remember for years to come is easy thanks to the many restaurants offering special Thanksgiving Feasts . If you’ll be celebrating Thanksgiving in Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood, be sure to check out these special of...
Savory Seafood on I-Drive
October is National Seafood Month, and being in the Sunshine State means we get to enjoy some of the freshest seafood available, all year round! If you find yourself on I-Drive craving a savory, succulent, seafood delicacy, be sure to stop at one of these six delicious seafood spots in Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood. Credit: WorldFamousBostonLobsterFeastFacebook 1. Boston Lobster Feast All you can eat seafood!? Count us in! Known by many as one of the best buffets, Boston Lobster Feas...
Drink Pink on I-Drive this October
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and here on International Drive many restaurants have created special pink drinks to help support the fight against breast cancer. If you’ll be dining out on I-Drive this month, be sure to keep these restaurants in mind and order up a pink drink to not only enjoy a delicious cocktail in Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood, but also help support the fight against breast cancer. Credit: CafeTuTuTangoFacebook 1. Cafe Tu Tu Tango Known for their ...
Eat Better - Eat Together on I-Drive
Getting the whole family together for a healthy meal that everyone will enjoy is easy on International Drive. October is National Eat Better, Eat Together Month, and International Drive is the perfect place to find a family-friendly atmosphere to gather around the table and enjoy a delicious, healthy meal with the family. Next time you’re on International Drive and want to enjoy a health conscious, wholesome meal with the whole family, be sure to check out these popular family-friendly din...
A Delicious Breakfast on I-Drive
Breakfast, the most important meal of the day, and some may say the tastiest too! When you’re visiting I-Drive, breakfast is an important way to fuel up before a day of excitement! Whether you’re looking for a traditional breakfast, a unique take on classic breakfast favorites, or simply want to make a quick stop before heading out, there are plenty of options on I-Drive that are sure to leave you both satisfied and ready to take on everything in-store for you in Orlando’s Most...
Magical Dining Returns to I-Drive
Magical Dining is a special time of the year in Orlando, and is celebrated by foodies both near and far! Now in its 16th year, Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining is returning to Orlando from August 27th through October 3, 2021, and is serving up three-course, prix-fixe dinners for just $37 per person at many of Orlando’s acclaimed restaurant. But, if that wasn’t enough to get you out of your seat and headed to the nearest participating restaurant, this annual event supports a great...
A Night Hopping Around I-Drive
thing that makes I-Drive so special is that no matter where you are, you’re
never too far from a new, exciting, and unique experience; and when it comes to
a night out on I-Drive , you’ll see there are plenty
of spots within hopping distance to make your next night out an epic one!
time you’re planning a night out on the town in Orlando’s Most Dynamic
Neighborhood, hop over to these nightlife destinations to keep the drinks
flowing, your dancing feet moving, ...
Happy Hour on I-Drive
Happy Hour: A much needed time to take pause. Whether you’re finishing up a long day of hard work, or you’ve been hopping around I-Drive all day; Happy Hour is a time to sit back, relax, and enjoy delicious bites and beverages at a special price, because after all, you’ve earned it! Luckily, the many restaurants that call International Drive home know how important happy hour is, and offer a variety of specials throughout the week to ensure that you’ve got everything you ...
5 Stops for a Frozen Treat on I-Drive
It's summertime in the City Beautiful, and as the saying goes, we’re all screaming for ice cream! July is National Ice Cream Month, and luckily our favorite sweet treat that helps us beat that Florida summer heat is never far from reach on I-Drive ! Next time you’re exploring International Drive, take a quick break with your favorite frozen treats at these sweet stops. Credit: MrCoolIceCreamFacebook Mr. Cool Mr. Cool Ice Cream is keeping everyone cool on I-Drive! Whether you’re...
Bite30 on I-Drive!
Bite30 , Orlando's Restaurant Week, presented by Publix Aprons Cooking Class in participation with Orlando Weekly, but now two full months, highlights the best local restaurants and chefs driving central Florida’s culinary scene. Participating restaurants around Orlando will be offering special $30 prix fixe menus for the months of June & July, and if you were hoping to enjoy this delicious deal at one of your favorite spots on I-Drive, you’re in luck! Through August 1st, be sure...
Brunching on I-Drive
If you’re heading out for an exciting day of fun in the sun on I-Drive this weekend, you’ve got to properly fuel up for the day. Luckily, here on I-Drive we believe that brunch is the most important meal of the day! Especially when it tastes this good. Get fueled up for a day of non-stop fun with fresh and delicious food at these favorite I-Drive brunch spots offering special weekend brunch menus, every weekend! Credit: TheHamptonSocialFacebook The Hampton Social The Hampton Social...
What's for Lunch? I-Drive Dining
What’s for lunch? I-Drive Dining Your stomach grumbles, you look up to the clock and lunch time is approaching quickly… If you’re looking to grab a delicious midday meal that will fuel the rest of your day on I-Drive , and deliciously satisfy that hunger, there are plenty of options! With I-Drive stretching about 11 miles long and boasting hundreds of unique dining destinations that feature cuisine from around the globe… finding somewhere to eat isn't hard, but choosing w...
A Sweet Treat on I-Drive
On International Drive, we’re all about treating yourself to the sweeter things in life. Since February is love month, and everyone loves a sweet treat, we’re giving you a quick run down on some of the sweetest spots to get a treat on I-Drive! Credit: TapaToroFacebook 1. Tapa Toro Orlando What’s sweeter than a dessert that transports you to Spain? Boasting the flavors of Spain, Tapa Toro Orlando offers delicious dessert options like classic flan, rich chocolate lava cake, and a...
Dining on I-Drive During the Temporary Abnormal
On International Drive, the temporary
abnormality has changed how we enjoy the many exciting and unique experiences
that we all know and love; but luckily, it hasn’t changed our ability to still
enjoy them! And when it comes to dining, enjoying a delicious meal on I-Drive is still as easy as it’s ever been.
Restaurants up and down I-Drive have put an enormous
effort into complying with CDC guidelines, while still bringing the same
delicious, and enjoyable dining experience that ...
Comfort Food on I-Drive
Cold weather calls for comfort food, and for those of us lucky enough to find ourselves choosing somewhere to eat along International Drive; there’s no shortage of delicious, scratch made, good old fashioned comfort food, to choose from. If you find yourself craving a plate of delicious home cooking, grab your comfiest clothes and head to one of these dining spots on I-Drive! Credit: MiasItalianKitchenFacebook 1. Mia’s Italian Kitchen An entire restaurant inspired by the owner's gran...
Dinner on I-Drive? Pasta Please!
Not that we needed a reason to write a blog post about Pasta, but October is National Pasta Month, so we thought it appropriate to give you a quick rundown on what Italian restaurants on I-Drive you must visit to enjoy some pasta deliziosa. Credit: VincenzosFacebook Vincenzo Cucina Italia is locally owned and operated by the Navarro family who has been whipping up classic Italian favorites on I-Drive for over 23 years. But creating authentic Italian cuisine is no easy feat, and in order to provi...
Dine Like a Local on I-Drive
It’s been a long day. You’re borderline hangry, but can't fathom the thought of actually having to start cooking a meal for the family… not to worry! If you’re on International Drive , there are lots of dining spots that us Orlando locals consider go-to restaurants for nights just like these! Next time you’re stricken with hunger on I-Drive, dine like a local by popping over to one of these 5 restaurants that come highly recommended from locals themselves. Credit: A...
Magical Dining on International Drive
Food… It fuels our days of excitement on I-Drive , brings families and friends together, and has the power to transport our taste buds to locations around the globe, teaching us about different cultures and cuisines. If you’ve ever been to International Drive, you know that good food is a major part of the experience. Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining is back for its 15th year, and celebrates food while simultaneously benefiting Feed the Need Florida, with $1 from each meal served...
Dinner & Drinks To-Go on I-Drive
You bring the music and we'll bring the booze. Here on I-Drive, we are lucky to have so many amazing restaurants still cooking our family favorites during these hard times. Good food does have the power to bring families together, after all. But, once the kids hit the day, and your work is done for the day, sometimes a cold cocktail and some good tunes is just what you need! Luckily, these five I-Drive restaurants are bringing you their bar… to-go! You bring the music, they’ll bring ...
I-Drive Dining at Your Front Door
We’ve all recently taken on a lot at home, and after a long day is done sometimes the last thing you want to do is start cooking and cleaning. Luckily, there are lots of restaurants along International Drive that are still cooking up delicious food for us here in Orlando! Check out some of these restaurants here on I-Drive that are working hard during these times to bring your family together through the power of delicious food. Bar Louie is a local favorite spot serving up american cuisin...
5 Dining Spots Coming to I-Drive in 2020!
Feeling hungry? There’s
never a shortage of dining options here on I-Drive , and come 2020 we’ll see even more dining spots being
added to the line-up here on I-Drive! Here are five hot new dining spots that will soon call International Drive home!
Credit: ICONParkFacebook Ole Red Orlando
To say we are excited
about the opening of Old Red Orlando in ICON Park this April would be an understatement! Blake Shelton’s
Ole Red restaurant will bring with it delicious southern style ...
5 Outdoor Dining Spots on I-Drive
We don’t mean to brag, but if al fresco dining is right up your alley - Orlando is the best place to be. All year round we’re lucky to be able to enjoy our favorite delicious meals in an outdoor setting that is unlike what you’ll find anywhere else! With the summer heat behind us, the weather during this time of the year is flawless, so it’s no surprise that on I-Drive , you’ll find that some of your favorite restaurants offer outdoor seating options that amaze! Nex...
The Perfect Taco on I-Drive
Tacos! No matter where you’re from, how old
you are, or what your favorite type of cuisine is, you’ve had the pleasure of
enjoying a taco. They even have a day of the week designated just for them,
Taco Tuesday! But if you’re a fellow taco lover, you know that any day of the
week is a good day for a taco, and that’s why we’ve created a run down of 5 of
the best places to get a taco right here on International Drive ! Credit: Uncle Julio's Facebook 1. Uncle JulioR...
5 Favorite I-Drive Pizza Places
The word pizza was first documented in 997 A.D.
in Gaeta and parts of Central and Southern Italy. Over the years, it’s become
an American favorite! It’s easy to eat, can be switched up with a variety of
toppings and types of crust, and can satisfy the hunger of everyone in a family
with no fuss! Here on I-Drive , we’re lucky to have
a long list of pizza places to choose from…no
matter what kind of pizza you’ve got on your mind, you’ll find it here and it
5 Sweet Spots on I-Drive
'Tis the season where we celebrate our favorite sweet treats! They are a part of our pastimes, special occasions..like trick or treating of course, and the way that we sweeten even the sourest of days. Since here on International Drive we’re all about indulging in the sweeter things in life, we have dedicated this time to tell you about the five sweetest spots on I-Drive ! Credit: FuzziwigCandyFactory.com Fuzziwig’s Candy Factory Fuzziwig’s Candy Factory has been bringing your ...
Visit Orlando's Magical Dining on I-Drive
Your favorite time to be on I-Drive is back! Yes, Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining is back starting on August 23rd,
and with over 120 of Orlando’s best restaurants offering a three-course,
prix-fixe dinner menu for just $35 per person - you never have to worry about
finding an amazing place to dine without spending a fortune. Plus, everytime
you dine, $1 from your meal will be donated to local charities. So, bring your appetite, and be sure to check
out these sizzling Magical Dining op...
Laugh Your Night Away on I-Drive
If you’re looking for a side-splitting laugh-tastic experience on International Drive Orlando look no further than our fabulous comedy clubs ! For over 40 years, talent from all mediums have graced our stages with their hysterical, tear-inducing, comedy routines. Their gift for making even the most mundane moments seem bust-your-gut funny have left countless Orlando patrons with incredible stories that make every day experiences seem like an SNL skit. Are you ready to laugh your butt off? ...
Burger Mania on I-Drive
There are lots of burger joints on I-Drive that bring the sizzle, so it's only fitting that we dedicate a blog post to the iconic hamburger that we all know and love. Keep reading for an inside scoop on some of the best spots to stop and grab a burger in your neighborhood!
Hopdoddy Burger Bar
Hopdoddy Burger Bar recently hopped its way into Pointe Orlando , where they opened their first Florida location in Febru...
Fine Wine & Craft Beers on I-Drive
We know you beer and wine connoisseurs are out there! More and more restaurants around us offer an extensive wine inventory, while craft breweries are becoming a staple. Orlando locals are uncorking their bottles and taste testing brews on the daily in the heart of our most dynamic district, International Drive ! Not sure which vibrant bar scene to hit up first? Here are some great options for people who enjoy a relaxing drink with or without dinner , sultry spaces, and sweet company. CooperR...
Late Night Cravings and Snacks
Coming home from a night out dancing at Universal CityWalk , finishing late night extra hours on the job, or just relaxing on a quiet night at home – hunger can strike at any moment! Whether your craving is sweet or savory, there are places just around the corner on International Drive that will satisfy your taste buds with all the right late-night snacks. We All Scream for Ice Cream In Florida, we are all about our refreshing tasty treats, and what better to cure your sweet tooth than wit...