Restaurant Listings
Shin Jung
Address1638 E. Colonial Drive
CityOrlando
Phone407-895-7345
Price$$
Scott's Review
After a fire all but gutted the place, Shin Jung is back to serving its popular style of Korean food in a brighter, more open dining area.... Read more
Shula's 347 Grill
AddressWestin Lake Mary
2947 International Parkway
CityLake Mary
Phone407-531-3567
Price$$$
Scott's Review

This is a new concept from the folks at Shula's Steak House, the high end eatery that bears the name of the legendary Miami Dolphins coach. He's legendary for the number of wins he led his team to. That number is 347. so that explains two-thirds of the restaurant's name.

The Grill part is meant to set it apart from the upper crust steakhouse, although a few steaks are available on the menu here, as well.

But there are other items, too, including crab cakes (before the Dolphins Shula coached the Baltimore Colts, so he's particular about his crab cakes), seared ahi tuna, sandwiches and other fare. Honestly, the least of the things I sampled during my visit was the steak, which was a bit overcooked.

The atmosphere is an upscale sports bar, with requisite televisions and casual seating arrangements.

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Shula's Steak House
Address1500 Epcot Resorts Blvd.
Walt Disney World Dolphin
CityLake Buena Vista
Phone407-934-1362
Price$$$$

Shula's is consistently one of the best steakhouses in Central Florida. The decor is high-toned and classy, with a wood-trimmed corporate boardroom mien. Large black and white photos of football action that adorn the walls are tasteful and appropriate. The only real bit of kitsch is the menu, which is printed on the side of an official NFL football (don't even think of trying to walk out with it -- you'll be tackled so fast you won't even see the hostess coming up behind you.)

The steaks here are first-rate and expertly cooked. It ain't cheap, but quality this good is worth the price.

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Sideward Brewing
Address210 N. Bumby Ave.
CityOrlando
Phone407-866-2195
Price$
Scott's Review
New brewer in the burgeoning Milk District. The beers are the main draw, but the food is pretty good, too.... Read more
Sinatra's Ristorante
Address355 Cassadaga Road
CityLake Helen
Phone386-218-3806
Price$$
Scott's Review
This restaurant is not currently recommended.... Read more
Slate
Address8323 W Sand Lake Road
CityOrlando
Phone407-500-7528
Price$$$
Scott's Review
When Slate first opened, in 2015, I wasn’t much of a fan. It wasn’t that I couldn’t recommend the Restaurant Row newcomer, I just didn’t see any reason to. Either it’s found its focus or I’m getting softer, but I enjoyed my recent visit to Slate. It seems to be a smoother operation, and it has settled comfortably into the Restaurant Row region.... Read more
Sloppy Joe's Orlando
Address8371 International Drive
CityOrlando
Phone407-698-5485
Price$$
Scott's Review
Tourist World version of the touristy Key West original.... Read more
Soco
Address629 E. Central Blvd.
CityOrlando
Phone407-849-1800
Price$$$
Scott's Review
The latest buzz generator in downtown Orlando restaurants is Soco, the first "from scratch" restaurant from Thornton Park Restaurant Group. The menu is Southern contemporary (which is why it's called Soco) and highlights include a stylized vesrion of chicken and dumplings and a three-meat-blend meatloaf on lobster mashed potatoes.... Read more