Clarion Inn & Suites At International Drive
9956 Hawaiian Court
Orlando, FL 32819
Phone: (407) 351-5100
Fax: (407) 352-7188
If you have a hankering for seafood this is the place to go. Red Lobster has a wide variety of good eats for the whole family. Various appetizers, special entrees, drinks and desserts ensure a menu with something for just about anybody. Lunch and dinner menus include shrimp, soups and salads, seafood platters, chicken, steak, and pasta. For calorie-counters, choose from the LightHouse Menu, which highlights dishes that won't cause you to tip the scales. A Kid's Menu is available with fine fare for the little ones like chicken fingers and mac & cheese. Be sure to save room for a scrumptious dessert. Gift Cards are available as a great gift for the seafood lover.
Spencer's for Steaks and Chops of Orlando has built a reputation for itself by offering premium steaks that are one of the best you will find in town. Located at the Hilton Orlando hotel, this upscale restaurant offers a distinguished environment that can accommodate both formal as well as casual diners. The menu features aged cuts ranging from the USDA prime beef to the Delmonico, each of the most succulent variety and grilled to perfection. Apart from the roasts, they also serve gourmet seafood and meat dishes which are accompanied by rich desserts and boutique wines.
This restaurant's décor features scenes from Florida's famous Everglades National Park. With sculptures of manatees, birds, fish and the rare and endangered Florida panther dominating the dining room, the restaurant's design scheme is accompanied by a variety of menu items just as intriguing. You can try Venison or Blackened Lamb Chops. Blackened Red Snapper is an interesting version of that Florida fish favorite. You'll find a good wine list and attire is professional to casual. Open Monday to Sunday from 5.30p onwards.
This tiny storefront restaurant is tucked away from the theme parks, just around the corner from International Drive. Quaintly decorated with authentic antiques from the Old World, with some of the most helpful servers in Orlando, this casual dining restaurant offers guests outstanding Italian cuisine. The menu at Ciao Italia includes a lengthy antipasti (appetizer) menu and timeless classics like involtini di vitello (rolled scaloppini stuffed with prosciutto and fontina cheese) and veal marsala. And even if you skip dessert, treat yourself to a cup of excellent coffee.
Located inside the prestigious Hilton Orlando hotel, David's Club is an upscale sports bar that offers its patrons innovative American cuisine in a lively environment. This sports bar is mostly frequented by a refined crowd that is a mix of sports fans, casual drinkers and even those who come here for the dining experience. An urban setting, complete with chic wooden furnishings, fire pits, LCD televisions and a sleek bar, and a very professional staff greet you when you you step into the restaurant. The menu incorporates classic American fare like Fish n' chips, Tacos, Buffalo Wings, Chicken Chop and Tea Brined Pork Loin, along with healthier options like Tofu Salad and Grilled Mushroom. Drinks selection is extensive with premium draft and craft beers, artisan cocktails and bodied wines. So whether you are stoked about the season's big game or looking for a venue for your next big occasion, David's Club is the perfect spot.
Conveniently located just off International Drive and near Sea World, Delmonico's Italian Steakhouse is the place to go for homemade Italian cuisine. Anyone from Upstate New York knows the name from the restaurants there. Many would call it upscale dining, but they refer to it as a polished, causal restaurant. All the menus (Dinner, Gluten Free, Kids, Dessert, Banquets and Carry Out) feature cooked-to-order dishes prepared from the finest and freshest ingredients. Signature dishes include Delmonico's 24-ounce Delmonico Steak, Lobster Tail, One Pound Lasagna and Chicken Sinatra. Delmonico's Italian Steakhouse provides large portions, and the wait staff are attentive and friendly. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Whether you are staying at Peabody or just craving classic Californian Cioppino, Napa is a must visit. Napa is the hotel's on-site restaurant and features cuisine native to North California and an impressive selection of wines from Napa Valley. Seafood and meat dishes are predominant on the menu, while a a good choice of vegetarian dishes is also available. Must-try's on the menu include the Whole Fried Yellowtail Snapper and Forest Mushroom & Lamb Bolognese, each a showcase of finest ingredients and season's best produce of reliable provenance. The interiors of the restaurant are modern and perfectly embody the wine culture of Napa Valley presenting a casual yet sophisticated atmosphere to enjoy food and drinks.
While taking its guests on a tour of the fifties era, the B-Line Diner serves typical Floridian specialties. Open round the clock, this is the food venue in The Peabody Orlando to grab breakfast, brunch or proper meals of the day. The best way to kick-start your day is with any of the egg specialties and fresh fruit or cereals. Missed the breakfast? Sandwiches, burgers, salads and fresh fruit plates are just filling enough to keep you going till the evening. Midday meals, supper or late night meals are elaborate affairs at The B-Line Diner. To finish off, indulge sinfully in the cakes, pies, tarts, cookies and ice cream sundaes!
Orlando's elegant Peabody Orlando is an oasis in the International Drive area, and this restaurant lives up to the hotel's reputation. Marble floors and a show kitchen dominate the atmosphere. Thanks to the hotel's location near the city's convention center, the clientèle largely comprises of business travelers. The fare is upscale Italian, and within that cuisine, there's a flavor for every taste. A smattering of mushrooms updates the Polenta, an Italian country favorite. Entrées include Angel Hair Pasta with Scallops. Pumpkin cheesecake is among the dessert offerings and the restaurant offers a full bar.
Located in the lobby of Peabody Orlando (The), Dux yes, that is how it's spelled),is the only Mobil Four-Star rated restaurant in Orlando. Featuring a series of paintings by Kendahl Jan Jubb depicting the property's mallard duck mascots, Dux serves a winning combination of American and French haute cuisines with global accents. While the upscale Peabody hotel is located on bustling International Drive and just minutes from the attractions, don't expect your Minnie ears and Goofy vest to fly at Dux Restaurant. Casual elegance is the understated theme, so when you're in the mood for something extra special, slip into your good shoes and waddle on over to Dux.
Copper Canyon Grill started out in 1999 under a different name in Oklahoma City and began its transition to its current label in 2009. With consistent high quality and five-star service, they have opened several branches, all running successfully. The cuisine served here is authentically American and their sandwiches, burgers and succulent steaks make a fine meal. The menu lists a variety of slow-cooked, smoky and tender-to-the-bone meats like the rotisserie chicken, St. Louis-style BBQ ribs and canyon prime rib. The desserts and drinks pair perfectly with the food, and the waitstaff will gladly assist with an excellent combination. The interiors are done up in warm hues, wooden furnishings and yellow lights that create a soft glow on the ceiling. Seating is ample and comfortably accommodates large groups.
Fiorella’s Cucina Toscana is situated inside the luxurious Westin Imagine Orlando conveniently located near the convention center and local tourist attractions. The moment you arrive, you feel welcomed from the friendly valet service. Step inside the beautiful hotel and be greeted again by the gracious hotel staff and restaurant host. The atmosphere is elegant but casual and is set with the colorful blown-glass artwork accenting the walls, the arched ceilings, the magnificent wine library and the beautiful woods seen throughout. Choose from numerous traditional Italian creations from the Tuscany and northern Italy areas for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Fiorella’s Cucina Toscana has an open kitchen, attentive staff and a fully stocked bar. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis