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Old 07-29-2012, 06:54 PM   #601
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I am not sure if I already mentioned this on this thread, but there's a restaurant called Luma on Winter Park. It is a signature restaurant and the food is oustanding!
Yes it is, I mentioned it a few posts ago. Very good, and close by for me.
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Old 08-03-2012, 07:58 AM   #602
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My family will be going to Disney World on Monday! Does anyone know what offsite dining has kids eat free days or accept the kids eat free card. We are taking the auto train so we will be in Sanford. Also what are some of the cheapest places to feed a family of 6, but still have good food.
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Old 10-20-2012, 01:46 PM   #603
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Don't know if they have been mentioned, but DH and I enjoy Landry's Seafood for sit-down type place and Sobik's subs for a quick meal.

(Reviving this thread - considering off-site for our next stay and there's lots of helpful info here. Would really love to see it as a sticky! )
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Old 11-28-2012, 07:56 PM   #604
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Old 11-28-2012, 07:58 PM   #605
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(Reviving this thread - considering off-site for our next stay and there's lots of helpful info here. Would really love to see it as a sticky! )
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Old 11-29-2012, 05:18 AM   #606
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Best:
Fuddruckers- great burgers, huge portions, amazing toppings bar, HUGE milkshakes. I felt sick after drinking one!
Outback Steakhouse- Great steaks, portions are good sized. We're always full after eating the salad AND the main course! Can get really busy though.
Sweet Tomatoes- Salad, wonderful salad! Great quality, lots of breads, soups and desserts too. Their mac & cheese was pretty good.
Cheesecake Factory- HUGE portions, great variety, amazing cheesecake. Quality is a bit so-so.

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Golden Corral- Great variety, , lots of meats, vegetables and of course a stocked dessert bar! The breakfast buffet is good value, especially with coupons because it includes drinks. Quality is alright and can depend on which one you go to and the time of day. I found it to be rather noisy too.
CiCi's Pizza- Cheap, filling pizza buffet. They'll make you a custom pizza if you don't like any out. My uncle got one either without cheese or tomato, I can't remember. Lots of coupons available practically everywhere. Average quality- you get what you pay for.
Denny's- Standard breakfast/lunch/dinner chain. Good pancakes. Clean restrooms. Average service.

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Ponderosa- Good selection but food quality varies a lot. Sometimes it's decent and other times, only just passable. You have to buy drinks on top of the buffet. Restrooms I found to be poor. Can get very busy.
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Old 01-04-2013, 07:12 PM   #607
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If we are at Downtown Disney by the bus stop, is Crossroads withing walking distance?
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Old 01-04-2013, 07:23 PM   #608
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Las Palmas across from Gatorland -- sooooo good. Papa relennas, red sauce, and skirt steak are fabulous.
Charley's for best steak ever.
Tu Tu Tango for good food and fun.
Flipper's for best pizza in central Florida.
5-Guys for best burgers ever. And great hot dogs too!
Sol Azteca for best Mexican in central Florida.
Abracadabra nitrogen ice cream located at downtown/main st. in Kissimmee.

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Old 01-04-2013, 10:25 PM   #609
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If we are at Downtown Disney by the bus stop, is Crossroads withing walking distance?
Google Maps is showing just under 2 miles.

Was visiting WDW the week before Christmas and staying off property. I can highly recommend Giordanos pizza as well as Flippers. Very different, but both very delicious. And my favorite breakfast place is Bob Evans. There is one just off property on Irlo Bronson Memorial Parkway.
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Old 01-05-2013, 03:13 AM   #610
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If we are at Downtown Disney by the bus stop, is Crossroads withing walking distance?
I know people who do it one way and get a taxi the other. Personally I wouldn't especially in the warmer months.
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Old 01-16-2013, 04:29 PM   #611
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I love Bonefish Grill..has anyone tried the new one on 192, for some reason its called the Formosa Gardens one,but has a Kissimmee address?? Map shows its right across from Giordano's??
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Old 01-16-2013, 10:44 PM   #612
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There's a soft spot in my heart for Ponderosa, we often went to the one on World Center Drive when the kids were little. The salad bar actually had veggies as well as the junk, so we could have some balance.

Sad to say, according to Google Maps at least, it seems to have closed.
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There's a soft spot in my heart for Ponderosa, we often went to the one on World Center Drive when the kids were little. The salad bar actually had veggies as well as the junk, so we could have some balance.

Sad to say, according to Google Maps at least, it seems to have closed.

Ohh thats sad, that it closed. I loved it as a kid, was the only place outside off the world, where i would actually eat and not only stare at my plate.
I would have loved to go back to that place on our next trip.
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Old 01-17-2013, 08:14 AM   #614
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I dont know what exact one you are referring to but i ate a several ponderosas on my last two trips (oct and xmas)
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Bubbalou's Bodacious BBQ near Universal. It is the best BBQ ever!!! It's in a strip mall. The portions are big and the prices are reasonable. And they have free snowcones for kids.
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