Clarion Inn Lake Buena Vista, a Rosen Hotel
8442 Palm Pkwy.
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32836
Phone: (407) 996-7300
Fax: (407) 996-1475
Bars & Cafes
Tucked away on easy-to-find Palm Parkway between the Kobe Japanese Steak House and The Crab House is this Irish-style pub that is cozy, friendly, and chock full of Irish charm. A likely stop after a long day of conference calls and business meetings, or wandering around nearby Downtown Disney, Kitty's has got it going here with a cozy beer garden, jukebox, darts, and pool, and a karaoke evening every Monday from 9p-2a.
For beer aficionados in Orlando, the Sea Dog Brewing Company is a must visit. Taste the labor of love in authentic brews that are handcrafted with traditional English techniques. From regular ales to blueberry wheat and hazelnut porter varieties, they have a lot to offer. Browse through the pairing chart for bar fare recommendations that best-complement your pint. In addition, be a part of their mug club to enjoy great deals and receive a personalized mug.
Olive Garden serves up authentic Italian cuisine. Their signature breadsticks and one-of-a-kind menu make them an American icon. Standard Italian options like bruchetta, calamari, ravioli, and eggplant parmigiana line their lengthy menu. More exotic items like salmon, chicken dishes, and innovative pizzas are also available. For the calorie-counter, Olive Garden has a range of low fat and low carbohydrate options. Their bottomless salads ensure a well-balanced feast. Enjoy your meal with a bottle from their extensive wine list or one of their tropical island drinks. Finally, top it all off with a little something from their dessert menu—cakes, custards, and ice creams are sure to win you over.
Cascade at Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Resort is a two-storied atrium with a mermaid fountain, that is 35-foot tall in the main dining room. The restaurant overlooks the Lake Windsong. Select from the varying flavors from old and new, and create your own breakfast. Come in at lunch and taste the chef's tempting creations. Eggs, vegetables, salads or sandwiches with a spirit to match from the bar or wine list will leave you completely satisfied.
Trellises Lounge is located in Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Resort. This 18-storied atrium lobby lounge, is embellished with trees, plants and birds, which makes it look like an indoor oasis. Music from the piano adds to the relaxing ambiance. End the evening discussing the day over a cocktail and a plate of something interesting to eat. Trellises is surrounded by many restaurants and bars and can be the place to begin a great evening.
Hurricanes Lounge is the most visited bar in Orlando at Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Resort. Walk into Hemingway's to reach Hurricanes. The bar has a massive list of wines, marked reserved and private, but available to the guests at dinner. It is also known for its martinis and tropical blends. Enjoy your drink with appetizers and light food, which can be ordered from the bar menu while taking in the stunning view of the pool and the lush surroundings.
Named after Key West's most famous citizen, this restaurant in the Hyatt Regency Hotel Courtyard does much to evoke the atmosphere of that island. Here you dine inside or al fresco in a garden. Inside, a handsome dining room extends the Hemingway/Keys atmosphere. On the menu is an array of pastas, salads, hamburgers, steaks and seafood, winding up with that favorite dessert of the Keys, the key lime pie. There's a full bar here, too; it would not dare be otherwise in a spot dedicated to the memory of the adventurous author.
Paradiso 37 presents an array of Latin American delights in a vibrant atmosphere. The interiors reflect the colorful vibe of the locality quite well with dim lighting and friendly waiters. Live entertainment and an elaborate choice of cocktails spice up the mood at this fab joint. Foodies are in for a great time with specialties like Columbian Style Crispy Hen, Blackened Mahi Mahi Sliders and Chilean Style Salmon in the menu. Check website to reserve your table.
The Official All Star Café is located adjacent to the Walt Disney Wide World of Sports Stadium, a few miles southwest of downtown Orlando in the Walt Disney World Resorts. Take the whole family to enjoy a tasty meal of American favorites, such as wings, burgers, and Philly steak sandwiches along with a cold frosty brew or soda. This family friendly sports bar and grill has 20 big screen televisions throughout showing all of the major sporting events taking place around the globe. Enjoy bottomless drinks for the kids and big portions of delicious classics for lunch, dinner or snacking. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
In this Walt Disney World Epcot attraction, you dine surrounded by multitudes of fish swimming happily about in a huge aquarium sporting five million gallons of water. On the menu are a host of seafood favorites that might include such options as Jumbo Scallops, Tuna or Seafood Enchiladas. There's a full bar here too, but it's the atmosphere that's riveting. It is wise to remember, however, that you must pay to enter Epcot to dine here, so this is a place to consider primarily during park visits.
Located inside Orlando World Center Marriott Resort & Convention Center, High Velocity is a large sports bar. The bar features flat panel HDTVs, so you can have a great view of the game. You can choose from several American snacks and meals, including chicken wings and burgers, and there are several bears on tap.
The California Grill has the finest view of Walt Disney's World Magic Kingdom nightly firework show. It is located on the fifteenth floor of the Contemporary Resort. Make reservations far in advance of your visit and get ready to be impressed. The setting is intimate and stylish, and the food and service are exceptional. The cuisine includes a large selection of contemporary California dishes, sushi and other American favorites. These consist of numerous entrées created in wood-burning ovens and rotisseries. A nice selection of wine is available along with a fully stocked bar. The California Grill is a magnificent place for a family celebration or a romantic rendezvous. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis