The only thing better
than enjoying a delicious meal on I-Drive is enjoying a delicious meal outside
in the beautiful Orlando spring weather.
Cheers to the perfect
season for outdoor dining in Orlando! If you’re visiting Orlando, chances are
you’ll want to spend as much time soaking up the Florida sun and enjoying the
beautiful weather during your visit. If that’s you, be sure to check out these
fan-favorite spots for an al fresco dining
experience on I-Drive!
is home to many dining destinations with beautiful outdoor seating where you
can enjoy a meal, or many - in the heart of the action.
Here are a few favorites:
: If you’re looking
for the perfect place to imbibe and enjoy the feeling of summer days in an
expansive outdoor patio seating area, where there is plenty of wine and rose to
go around, The Hampton Social is a great spot! Order fresh and tasty brunch and
lunch specials with a Southern twist.
Oceanaire Seafood Room
: If you’re looking to indulge in some of the freshest seafood Orlando has to
offer, Oceanaire is it! Oceanaire’s dishes are made using seafood that is fresh
and flown in daily from around the world. Find your seat in their large outdoor
seating area and enjoy!
The Pub Orlando
: Drool-worthy British-inspired pub grub with a
pour-your-own-beer wall - there’s no doubt that a meal at Pub Orlando will be
the highlight of your day. Take your dining experience outside to their
quaint outdoor seating area to enjoy a shady patio looking out to Pointe
: Go GREEK! This unique dining spot is a go-to spot for
authentic greek cuisine and entertainment! From flaming apps and belly dancers
to greek music that will have you stomping on the tables and tossing napkins
into the air, it is a dining experience to remember. Plus, with a large covered
outdoor seating area, no matter the weather, you can always enjoy a delicious
meal al fresco at Taverna Opa.
Because what’s better than enjoying a meal
with a stunning view of The Wheel
in the heart of Orlando?
is also home to some fan-favorite al fresco dining destinations. Here are just
: Whether you’re looking for a spot with beautiful sights
to sip on your favorite brew, or want to order up something from a massive menu
featuring tasty American fare, Yard House has something for everyone. Find your
seat on their outdoor patio and enjoy the lively atmosphere of one of Orlando’s
Largest outdoor complexes.
Tin Roof Orlando
: Live entertainment inside, or you can head outside to their spacious outdoor
seating area to enjoy views of the courtyard at ICON Park, as you dig into
better-than-bar-bites, sip on ice cold beer, and enjoy the sound of music filling
: Everything at
Sloppy Joes is over the top, from adding a pound of bacon to their world-famous
BLT to mixing your favorite tropical libation in a mind-blowing 32 oz
"Fish Bowl.” Luckily, when you dine outside, getting a little sloppy is
okay. As you look around to see palm trees swaying in the Orlando breeze, and
snap a pic at the large bayou here, you’re sure to feel like you’ve just
enjoyed a delicious meal in your own slice of paradise, right in the heart of
: Enjoy a classic, juicy burger and fries as you feast
your eyes on the massive observation Wheel at ICON Park. Shake Shack is a
fan-favorite burger joint, and nothing says, “vacation mode” like enjoying the
ultimate cheat day meal with ICONic Orlando views!
5-Star Dining at Rosen
Rosen Hotels and Resorts
is one of the most respected names in the hospitality industry, and that
reputation extends to their dining accommodations. You don’t have to stay at
to dine at these delicious destinations found within
their many properties along I-Drive, but you’ll probably want to!
Harry’s Poolside Grill
: A dining experience to satisfy all your senses. Take a
step into the sun at Rosen Centre Hotel
with a dining experience that puts you in the center of
a tropical oasis, from the Orlando sunshine rays to the palm tree-lined resort
pool area, and the taste of delicious Caribbean-Cuban infused cuisine.
'39 Poolside Bar and
: Located at Rosen Plaza
on I-Drive, find a lounge chair around the pool, and
enjoy all the ‘vacation vibes’ with a poolside meal featuring an impressive à
la carte menu prepared by the renowned 3NINE chefs, and sip on your favorite
frozen cocktail while soaking up the beautiful Florida sunshine.
Cala Bella Italian
: Take your taste buds on a trip to Italy with authentic
Italian dishes as you look over Rosen Shingle Creek’s
lush pool deck and pristine 18-hole golf course from the
second-floor balcony outdoor seating area. This is an al fresco meal that
combines elegance and energy for a dining experience to remember.
Eating Al Fresco Along I-Drive
With hundreds of dining destinations
along International Drive and beautiful
weather year-round, there are many spots to enjoy an al fresco meal along
I-Drive. Here are just a few favorites:
Bahama Breeze Island Bar and Grill
: Enjoy an al fresco
meal on the massive outdoor deck seating area at Bahama Breeze that will have
you on island time, in no time! Bahama Breeze combines the laid-back,
no-worries atmosphere of the Caribbean with an incredible selection of food and
drink. So sit back, enjoy the beautiful weather, and sip on a Bahamarita next
time you’re craving a relaxing al fresco meal in Orlando.
Joe’s Crab Shack:
Strap on a bib because things can get a little messy at
this local-favorite spot for fresh seafood. Head to the covered outdoor patio
where you’ll find picnic tables with everything you’ll need to dig into some
seriously delicious seafood. The outdoor dining area here is large and spacious
and even features a playground for your little ones to enjoy while you wait for
: Whoever said fine dining has no place outside has never
dined at Saltgrass Steakhouse. Enjoy a cool breeze under their spacious outdoor
dining section, and enjoy views of the World’s Tallest Swing Ride, the Orlando
Stayflyer, as you cut into a perfectly seasoned piece of meat. Saltgrass Steakhouse recaptures the flavor of an open campfire and offers a variety of bread,
soups, and desserts - all made from scratch daily. Take your next date night
outside for unforgettable fine dining experience in Orlando.
When it comes to dining
, there’s no shortage of variety of food and unique dining
experiences on I-Drive. But, if you’re looking to make the most of your time in
the City Beautiful, be sure to head to these special spots to enjoy an al
fresco meal you won’t forget.