Al Fresco Dining on I-Drive

Friday, November 26, 2021
Tis’ the season for outdoor dining in Orlando!
With sunny skies and cooler temps, enjoying a delicious meal in the Florida autumn weather is a must if you’ll be on International Drive this season.
If you’re looking for the perfect spot to enjoy an al fresco dining experience on I-Drive, be sure to check out these stops before heading out!
This multi-cultural eatery is best known for transporting it’s guests to a wild artist’s loft in Barcelona, Spain where a party is always in progress. Luckily, this ambiance is abundant in their outdoor seating area too, and being completely open to the inside of the restaurant and bar, you won’t miss any of the sporadic entertainment that may occur during your visit.
Their appetizer inspired menu is made for sharing with friends and family, so bring the whole crew and find a spot in their covered outdoor seating area to enjoy a uniquely delicious meal and cocktail from their intriguing and extensive menu. A meal at Cafe Tu Tu Tango is sure to be an outdoor dining experience to remember!
During your visit, be sure to pop inside of this unique eatery to browse art from local artists located around the entire restaurant, and even catch a local artist creating and displaying their work at art stations located throughout the restaurant.
Bahama Breeze
There’s no doubt that once you’ve been seated at your table on their patio that you’ll be transported to the Caribbean. Enjoy a laid-back, no worries atmosphere, as you dig into an incredible selection for food and beverages straight from the tropics.
Be sure to order up a Bahamarita to really embrace the vibe of this al fresco dining experience on I-Drive, and enjoy being serenaded by the sounds of live Island-Inspired entertainment throughout your meal.
Pointe Orlando
You never know where an afternoon at Pointe Orlando may take you, and while you’re enjoying a stroll around this outdoor entertainment and dining complex, popping into the various boutiques, and attractions located here, you’re sure to work up an appetite. Luckily, there are plenty of dining options at Pointe Orlando that allow you to enjoy a meal while still enjoying the perfect weather in Orlando.
The Pub Orlando
If an ice-cold beer and British inspired bar-bites with an American twist are just what you’re looking for, pop over to The Pub, a local favorite gastro-pub, and find a table in their large outdoor seating area to enjoy a delicious meal in the heart of the action.
Taverna Opa
Go Greek for a meal that is sure to have you shouting, “Opa!”
Taverna Opa offers traditionally prepared Greek dishes like seafood samplers, porterhouse steak, grilled lamb chops, vegetarian stuffed peppers and more! But, they take the dining experience to the next level with nightly belly dancing and a live DJ for guests to enjoy during their visit.
But, be sure to grab a table in their covered outdoor patio area, because after all, fresh air and fresh Greek fare is good for the soul.
Marlow’s Tavern
If you’re looking for a menu that offers a diverse combination of classic dishes that are elevated to a gourmet level, bringing you the “Best of the Best” in American tavern fare, this is the stop for you! And what’s better than a top-notch meal in a top-notch outdoor seating area? Marlow’s has a large covered outdoor patio that is sure to set the tone for a beautiful al fresco dining experience in the heart of Orlando.
Blue Martini Orlando
Heading out for a night out on the town? Blue Martini Orlando is the perfect stop to kick start your evening! With an extensive menu of signature cocktails, martinis, and champagne to accompany their menu that features tapas from around the globe; all you need to do is sit back, relax, and enjoy a tasty dining experience in their stylish outdoor patio.
Blue Martini Orlando is open 7 days a week offering drool-worthy daily specials, and even live music. So, if you’re looking for a spot to watch the sunset over drinks and delicious food before a long night out in Orlando, Blue Martini Orlando offers the infectious high-energy atmosphere to set the tone for an unforgettable evening.
If you’re looking for an iconic spot to enjoy a meal in the heart of the action on I-Drive. ICON Park has an option for everyone just steps away from many of I-Drive’s most popular attractions.
Yard House
Yard House is best known for offering a wide variety of beer to pair with out of this world American cuisine with a twist, and you simply can’t go wrong with a meal on their patio that offers guests a view of the famous observation Wheel.
Tin Roof Orlando
Cold beer, live music, better than bar bites and good times!
If you’re looking for an inviting spot to enjoy some good grub to the sound of live music, Tin Roof Orlando is IT. With a massive outdoor dining area that is open to the inside dining area, you’ll be able to hear the music playing on the main stage while enjoying the beautiful weather during your meal here.
Tapa Toro Orlando
Escape to Spain with live flamenco dancing, a pitcher of sangria, and enough tapas to go around. Sit down in their outdoor seating area to enjoy a view of The Wheel while you dig into an expertly prepared authentic Spanish dish, or one of their famous paellas.
ICafe De Paris
Whether you’re grabbing a cup of joe, a fresh-baked sweet treat, crepe, or croissant - if you’re looking to fuel up for a day of fun on I-Drive in the most iconic way possible, a stop at iCafe De Paris is in order. Sitting on their outdoor patio, you’ll feel as though you’re at a quaint cafe in Paris, except instead of views of the Eiffel tower, you’ll be looking up at the towering, 400 ft high observation Wheel that so many flock to when visiting the City Beautiful.
There’s nothing quite like enjoying a delicious meal in paradise. So, if you’ll be visiting the City Beautiful this Autumn, be sure to take advantage of the cooler weather with an unforgettable outdoor dining experience at one of these I-Drive stops.
Whatever the occasion, there’s a table on an outdoor patio along International Drive with your name on it!