General Public House
Address156 Tuskawilla Road
CityWinter Springs
Phone407-890-9696
Price$$$
Scott's Review
Sort of a cross between a general store and a public drinking establishment. So General Public. The rather casual setting belies the excellent quality of the food. The prices reflect that quality, however.... Read more
George's Gourmet Cookies
Address501 N. Orlando Ave.
CityWinter Park
Phone407-622-1499
Price$$
Scott's Review
Its name says Cookies, but George and crew have started serving some pretty wonderful sandwiches, soups and salads out of this hidden space. All of the food is wonderful.... Read more
Ghost Kitchen Orlando
Address7648 Southland Blvd.
Suite 109
CityOrlando
Phone407-363-1546
Price$
Scott's Review
A ghost kitchen, so no onsite dining, takeout or delivery through third-party apps only. You have to order your food a day before, but the quality is good.... Read more
Glass Knife
Address276 N. Orlando Ave.
CityWinter Park
Phone407-500-2253
Price$$
Scott's Review
While cakes, pastries and other assorted baked sweets are a focus, chef Stuart Whitfield's menu makes a few forays into savory territory, mainly with soups, salads and sandwiches. A chicken pot pie is offered daily. Well, nightly, only after 4:30 p.m. All of the food I sampled was of high quality and expertly prepared. However, the experience of eating there is less enjoyable, at least when there is a full house, as when I visited for lunch with a friend. And the process is a bit confusing, even with someone at the front door attempting to explain it.... Read more
Gnarly Barley
Address7431 S. Orange Ave
CityOrlando
Phone407-854-4999
Price$
Scott's Review
The Barely in the name, of course, refers to beer. The Gnarly, apparently, the surroundings. Rustic but comfortable.... Read more
Grande Cafe
Address600 N. Lake Destiny Drive
Sheraton Orlando North
CityMaitland
Phone407-660-9000
Price$$$
Scott's Review
It's necessary for a hotel like the Sheraton Orlando North to offer a restaurant for its guests, and this property has had a number of restaurants over the year (most notable was an Irish pub that did a pretty good job). This latest effort is one that locals will want to try, too, especially for the special of prime rib, a 16-ounce tender slab of meat for $14.95, quite a bargain. Be sure to try the empanadas, too.... Read more
Grills Lakeside Seafood Deck & Tiki Bar
Address4315 N. Orange Blossom Trail
CityOrlando
Phone407-291-8881
Price$$
Scott's Review
An inland version of a popular Port Canaveral seafooder. The lakeside locale is pleasant, the food is good and the servers will make you feel welcome.... Read more
Hamilton's Kitchen
Address300 E New England Ave
Alfond Inn
CityWinter Park
Phone407-998-8090
Price$$$
Scott's Review
Hamilton's Kitchen has a new chef, Marc Kusche, and a freshened menu. It's like the reset button has been pushed. And now the experience is more along the lines of what I was hoping for a year ago. Kusche comes to the Alfond Inn by way of the Four Seasons Residence Club Aviara in Carlsbad, California. His menu makes good use of the bounty from local growers and has a nice mix of seafood and meat, though it seems that the former is the forte. I can't say that anything in particular has been done with the dining room since it opened last year, but it seemed to be different. It didn't have that college dorm dining hall feel — maybe it was that it wasn't as crowded this time, or maybe there have been enough subtle changes in lighting to make a difference. Whatever, it was more comfortable now, even with open kitchen. (It is called Hamilton's Kitchen, after all.) I was happy to make the return visit to HK and I'm even happier to now put it on my list of recommended restaurants.... Read more