In the past decade Sand Lake Road has become a magnet for restaurateurs who are looking for a location that would be convenient for locals and travelers. Just a few minutes from Downtown Orlando and a short distance from International Drive, the Convention Center and I-4, Sand Lake Road has proven to be that perfect location. Today Sand Lake Road is home to a selection of restaurants offering a wide variety of ambiance and cuisine.
1. Seasons 52
At Seasons 52, a fresh grill and wine bar with adult ambiance, it's all about the food. Using seasonally fresh farmer's market selections, the ever changing dining choices are prepared using natural cooking techniques such as wood-fire grilling and brick-oven cooking. The result....nothing on the menu is over 475 calories. Imagine, food that tastes great and is good for you. You'll even have room for dessert...try one of Season 52's mini indulgence creations, such as Carrot Cake, Rocky Road, Key Lime Pie or Blueberry Cheesecake. Delicious taste treats served in a shooter size glass.
Bringing its reputation from more than 75 restaurants around the world, Morton's The Steakhouse is a dining destination for locals and visitors to the Orlando area. In addition to the many USDA Prime beef entrees on the menu, diners may also choose from a wide selection of lamb, chicken and seafood dishes. To compliment the dining experience Morton's has an award-winning wine list and a certified Sommelier on staff to assist with the best selection to enhance the enjoyment your meal.
Dedicated to the art of fine wine, food, and music, Vines Grille and Wine Bar is a locally owned boutique restaurant that focuses on using the best ingredients from around the world. The a la carte menu selections include dry-aged prime beef, wild caught fresh fish and all-natural poultry. Vines sommeliers are available to assist each diner to make the best selection from the extensive award-winning wine collection. It's fun to make it an evening by staying for an after dinner drink and enjoying one of the nightly live jazz performances.
Flemings Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar is a nice addition to Sand Lake Road's Dellagio Plaza. One of Orlando's favorite steak houses, Flemings also boasts an impressive wine list. Comfortable setting for business meetings, special occasions or just a night out for a great steak dinner.
Located on the second floor of The Fountains Plaza, Antonio's Ristorante- Sand Lake with its barrel-vault ceilings recreates the atmosphere of "Old World" Tuscany. Known for first-rate professional service and fine cuisine, Antonio's prepares authentic Italian dishes to order. Additionally, the menu tempts the palate with a wide variety of beef, veal, lamb, pork and vegetarian dishes. In the tradition of pairing fine wine with excellent food, Antonio's wine list offers over 250 selections.
BRAVO! is a casual, white-tablecloth restaurant offering a fun, friendly atmosphere. In the spirit of authentic Italian “ristorantes,” all cooking is done in full view of guests, who are seated among Roman ruin décor. Family friendly menu and an extensive outdoor dining area make for a comfortable family dining experience.
Timpano Chophouse and Martini Bar is a destination spot on Sand Lake Road for award winning cuisine. The dining room with its lush velvet drapes, black leather booths and white tablecloths is the perfect backdrop for the char-grilled steaks, bone-in chops and flavorful pasta dishes featured on Timpano's menu. The lake view from the Starlight lounge makes it the perfect place to enjoy one of Timpano's more than 25 martini selections while listening to live entertainment at the baby grand piano.
Orlando Roy's, one of 31 Roy's locations around the world, continues the fine tradition of blending European techniques and Asian cuisine with Hawaiian hospitality. Most of the seafood dishes are enhanced with Asian/Hawaiian style sauces, spices and ingredients. Roy's open kitchen also turns out a fine selection of beef, chicken and pork.
9. Ocean Prime
Ocean Prime offers each guest fine dining in the atmosphere of a sophisticated retro supper club featuring fine linens, rich woods and state of the art lighting. Although a large selection beef and chicken are on the menu, as the name implies, Ocean Prime specializes in exquisitely preparing and presenting the finest and freshest seafood available. To enhance the dining experience, an extensive wine selection is available, including the Captain's List which offers a world-class selection of fine wines.