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Old Apr 30, 11, 10:31 pm
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Cheap Good eats Orlando FL

We all know that Vegas is famous for this, what are the best options for good or best possible cheap eats/gourmet meals/ cuisine rustic in Orlando FL?
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Old May 1, 11, 9:31 am
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Originally Posted by frank_10b View Post
We all know that Vegas is famous for this, what are the best options for good or best possible cheap eats/gourmet meals/ cuisine rustic in Orlando FL?
For cheap eats, you can't do better than those Southern staples - Waffle House and Cracker Barrel.
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Old May 1, 11, 4:03 pm
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Originally Posted by roo View Post
For cheap eats, you can't do better than those Southern staples - Waffle House and Cracker Barrel.
Well some have complained about the quality of waffle house recently and cracker barrel is complicated.
golden corral was OK, actually the fried chicken was pretty good.
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There are so many restaurants I usually just check with the locals in my hotel or timeshare
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Originally Posted by frank_10b View Post
We all know that Vegas is famous for this, what are the best options for good or best possible cheap eats/gourmet meals/ cuisine rustic in Orlando FL?
If you will share what cuisine(s) you favor and the general area you will be staying in, I will try to help. Of course, if you're staying around I-Drive or the resort area, I'm not going to be able to help.
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Old May 4, 11, 7:46 pm
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Originally Posted by mmargel View Post
There are so many restaurants I usually just check with the locals in my hotel or timeshare
While I enjoy le coqau vin, and its a fine resturant the locals I know are too old to look for "cheap eats"!
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Old May 4, 11, 7:48 pm
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Originally Posted by OrlandoMajick View Post
If you will share what cuisine(s) you favor and the general area you will be staying in, I will try to help. Of course, if you're staying around I-Drive or the resort area, I'm not going to be able to help.
Thank you for your help.
I am near college park, winter park, and altamonte springs
thanks again
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Originally Posted by frank_10b View Post
Thank you for your help.
I am near college park, winter park, and altamonte springs
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You're in a good area. Lots of independent restaurants. I'll start you here:

http://www.scottjosephorlando.com/

Scott Joseph is a long time restaurant critic and I find his reviews to be very good. Start there and feel free to ask questions.
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Old May 6, 11, 8:05 am
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Sweet Tomatoes is a good place to eat. If you sign up for their emails they send BOGO coupon often.

http://www.sweettomatoes.com/
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too busy now to google it...

Chris's Steak House used to be absolutely fantastic.
Not sure they still exist.
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Old May 6, 11, 8:41 pm
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Originally Posted by frank_10b View Post
what are the best options for good or best possible cheap eats/gourmet meals/ cuisine rustic in Orlando FL?
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Looks like you're not geting too many answers outside of chains, so I will move the thread to the dedicated Orlando forum where, hopefully, locals and frequent visitors can share their recommendations.

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Old May 7, 11, 8:52 am
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In Altamonte Springs:

Amigo's
Steak 'n Shake
Mimi's Cafe
Boston Market
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Old May 7, 11, 9:36 am
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We also like Sweet Tomatoe and Golden Corral for inexpensive meals.
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Old May 10, 11, 6:06 am
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My favorite cheap eat in the Orlando area is a hole-in-the-wall dim-sum place called Ming's Bistro in downtown Orlando. The food is tasty and filling, and it's easy to get a meal for three for under $20. The appearance/service of the place isn't memorable, but the food is worth the trip. I've taken many visitors there and they have enjoyed it.

More info:
Ming's Bistro
1212 Woodward St # 6, Orlando, FL 32803-4173
Open Daily 10:30am-9:30pm
(407) 898-9672
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Old May 10, 11, 8:04 am
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In Winter Park:

Black Bean Deli
http://findlocal.orlandosentinel.com...li-winter-park

Be aware that this is take out only, but you can get a delicious meal for under $10.
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