Tag Archives: Downtown

Empire Szechuan

Food Quality: 7/10 Food Quantity: 10/10 Cleanliness: 8/10 Atmosphere: 8/10 Service: 7/10 Price: $5-$10 Empire Szechuan is a nice quiet little Chinese restaurant just north of the heart of downtown Orlando. It is not very busy so the service is good and the food is made fresh.  The prices are reasonable. The only thing I […]

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Food Quality: 7/10 Food Quantity: 8/10 Cleanliness: 7/10 Atmosphere: 9/10 Service: 8/10 Price: $8-$12 At night, Ember is a full scale bar/night club. But, during the day, Ember is an excellent casual dining restaurant. It has a very large indoor and outdoor dining area. Most of the restaurant opens up, so this is the perfect […]

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Tropical Smoothie Cafe – Downtown Orlando

Michael Riley, part of the family down at Tropical Smoothie Cafe in Downtown Orlando, invited me down to review this establishment. It is a family run franchise, opened a little over a year ago. There are currently 3 generations of this family working various positions at this eatery. They are located a little of the […]

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Gino’s Pizza

Gino’s Pizza has 3 locations in downtown Orlando. The main location downtown is open 24 hours. This gives them some automatic bonus points because there are few places to eat late at night in Orlando, and even fewer where you would actually want to eat. At first glance, Gino’s might seem expensive, with a single […]

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Ichiban – Downtown Orlando

Ichiban, a Japanese and Sushi restaurant in downtown Orlando, has a great variety of food, and reasonable prices for the quality and quantity. I had their chicken Teriyaki lunch platter, which comes with soup, vegetables, and rice. The chicken is a mix of white and dark meat unless you want to pay $1 extra for […]

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