Holiday Dining on I-Drive

Wednesday, December 13, 2023
The holiday season is upon us, and what better way to revel in the festivities than indulging in a memorable dining experience surrounded by your favorite people? International Drive is the perfect spot to enjoy a scrumptious feast with friends and loved ones this holiday season! From holiday meals with a Mexican flair and Mediterranean feasts, to fine-dining and lavish buffets that boast all of your favorite classic dishes, whatever your idea of a holiday meal is, you’re sure to find the perfect spot to feast and celebrate the holiday season in the heart of Orlando!

Christmas Eve Delights

A Christmas Eve Fiesta at Kavas Tacos 

Nestled in Pointe Orlando, Kavas Tacos has made a name for itself by providing guests with good food and good vibes! Their menu features Tex-Mex favorites, items that offer a playful take on Mexican street fare, and an array of Mexican-inspired cocktails - all served in a vibrant setting fit for a fiesta with friends and family!
For Christmas Eve this year, Kavas Tacos is inviting you to savor the flavors with a festive Christmas Eve celebration complete with a 3-course prix-fixe dinner that features some of their top-dishes for just $39 per person, plus live entertainment, for the perfect atmosphere to create cherished holiday memories and have a blast while doing it! Get all the details here.

Celebrate Christmas Eve Opa-Style!

If you know Orlando’s food-scene and love Mediterranean cuisine, then you know Taverna Opa - known for bringing traditionally prepared Greek dishes to the heart of Orlando!
If you’re hoping to take your taste buds on a trip to the Mediterranean this holiday season, and enjoy a dining experience to remember, Taverna Opa has you covered. Known for fresh seafood, award-winning lamb chops, and imported ingredients, Taverna Opa will be offering a special 3 course prix-fixe Greek-style Feast featuring some of their fan-favorite traditional Greek menu items that are sure to satisfy, in addition to their full menu. Their special family meal is made for four or more, and can be enjoyed for just $39 per person on Christmas Eve, but that’s not all!
Sip on your Zorba and stick around past 7 pm to enjoy authentic belly dancing performances throughout the restaurant, where napkins will fly through the air! By the end of the night you'll likely be dancing on tables while shouting OPA with friends and family for a Christmas Eve celebration that will go down in your family's history! Learn more and make your reservation today. 

Christmas Day Dining

Unwrap flavor this Christmas with a meal to remember at Del Frisco's 

If you’re looking for flawless cuisine that’s as bold as it is delicious, paired with an extensive award-winning wine list and an unmatched level of service - the exceptional Del Frisco’s could be the perfect fit for your holiday feast this year.
Aside from their menu of elevated steakhouse favorites, for Christmas they’ll be offering a chef special you won't want to miss! From December 22nd to January 1st, they’re offering a drool-worthy Wagyu Chateaubriand, alongside a thirst-quenching holiday-themed Santa's Sleigh Ride cocktail, and a special-featured bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon, Faust wine from Napa Valley, California. Keep it classy this Christmas with a meal that will have everyone feeling the holiday spirit with each bite they take. Learn more about this special holiday offer here

A Classic Choice: Rosen Hotels and Resorts

When it comes to celebrating the holiday season on I-Drive, the Rosen Hotels and Resorts are a part of many family’s traditions - and it's no secret why. With luxurious accommodations, exceptional guest services, unmatched value, and, of course, delectable dining available at all of their locations - no matter your budget, party size, or expectations for a holiday feast in the heart of Orlando, you’re sure to find the perfect match at one of the Rosen Hotels and Resorts that call I-Drive home!
When: 12/25/2023 from 4 pm to 9 pm
Price: Adults $29.95 | Children 5 and under free with paying adult (Limit one child per adult)
25% senior discount available
Rosen Inn at Pointe Orlando invites you to join them at the Plaza Garden Restaurant for a festive Christmas Buffet that the whole family will love. Dig into chef-prepared soups, salads, and all the classic entrees you’d expect to see on Christmas Day, without any of the stress of cooking or cleaning. The only thing you’ll need to worry about is planning strategic passes through the buffet so you don’t miss a single savory bite. Just be sure to save room for dessert, because there will be an ice cream bar and other sweet treats like pies, cobblers, and cookies! Get all the details here.
When: 12/25/2023 from 5:30 pm to 10 pm
Price: Adult $79.95 | Children (4-11) $34.95
Complimentary Self and Valet Parking 
Find the reason for the season with a Christmas dinner to remember at A Land Remembered! Dig into a three-course, prix-fixe menu filled with savory delights to make your holiday spirits bright! Start your meal with a bowl of New England Clam Chowder or Citrus Salad, for your entreé choose between a Half Duck or 16oz New York Strip, each that are sure to be cooked to perfection, and for dessert satisfy that sweet spot with a Warm Gingerbread Pudding! Looking for something else? They will also be serving some of their fan-favorite menu dishes available al la carte on Christmas Day. Get all the details here
When: 12/25/2023 from 11:30 am to 5:30 pm
Price: Adult $55.95 | Children (4-11) $23.95 
Celebrate a special Christmas dinner in the safety of your home away from home at Rosen Plaza. For Christmas this year, enjoy a gourmet affair of gastronomic proportions in the grand ballroom at Rosen Plaza! This holiday season, the chefs at Rosen Plaza have put together a spread of exquisite cuisine that is sure to offer a unique holiday dining experience. This buffet will feature soups, salads, antipastos, cheese displays, a carving, seafood and pasta station, multiple entreé options, and a dessert extravaganza! If it’s options you’re looking for, look no further than Rosen Plaza for your Christmas meal this year. It’s all your favorite holiday season flavors, expertly-prepared, without any of the hassle. Get the details and make a reservation for your group today!
When: 12/25/2023 from 11 am to 6 pm
Price: Adult $89.95 | Children (4-11) $37.95
Unlimited Champagne and Mimosas (+21)
Complimentary Self-Parking | $15 Valet Parking
Christmas and the holidays are a merry time at Rosen Shingle Creek, where you’ll be immersed in a winter wonderland that is glimmering with lights and beautiful decorations. But that’s not all. On Christmas day, kick-start your family’s festivities with a stunning holiday-brunch at Cafe Osceola. It’s a brunch buffet that is a sight to behold, with almost anything you could imagine for a brunch to remember. We’re talking soups, various fresh market salads and a make-your-own salad bar, some specialty amuse-bouche aka, small appetizers, a seafood station, dim sum, paella valencia, Banrai Sushi, street tacos, a make-your-own-pasta station, three unique entreé options, carving stations, an omelet, waffle and pancake station, breakfast pastries, bagels, and muffins, and some drool-worthy dessert options for the perfect sweet treat to finish of your feast. Oh, and don’t forget, the cost of admission includes unlimited champagne and mimosas for guests 21 and older! Learn more about this special holiday brunch and reserve a table for your family today!
When: 12/25/2023 from 11 am to 4:30 pm
Price: Adult $65 | Children (4-12) $28
Unlimited Champagne and Mimosas (+21)
Rosen Centre is where Christmas happens, and this year they’ve put together a feast for you and loved ones to enjoy as you embrace the most wonderful time of the year! This buffet is fully loaded, with soups, market salads, a local and international cheese and tropical fruit display, an antipasto display, a seafood station, pasta station, Banshoo sushi, special items from 98Forty, a decked out breakfast station with all the classics, a hot buffet that features various carved, roasted, and skillet-seared entree items, a kid’s buffet, and for the grand finale, a pastry and dessert display put together by the talented Chef Alon! This buffet also includes unlimited champagne and mimosas for guests 21 and up. It’s sure to be a holiday celebration to devour, from the feast to the atmosphere and everything in-between. Get the delicious details here, and make a reservation for your family to celebrate Christmas at Rosen Centre. 

A Flavorful and Festive Holiday at Orlando World Center

When: 12/25/2023 from 1 pm to 6 pm 
Price: Adult $70 | Children (4-12) $30 
On Christmas Day, head to the Latitude & Longitude Restaurant to enjoy a flavorful dinner buffet that promises an elevated and festive celebration. Enjoy a carving station with Prime Rib, Roasted Pork Tenderloin and Roasted Pesto-Rubbed Florida Snapper alongside specialty sides like Potato & Parsnip Au Gratin, White Bean Cassoulet, Charred Asparagus, Creamed Spinach, Corn Succotash and Roasted baby carrots. Make your selections at their soup, salad and bread station, and save room to hit the dessert bar that will feature unique treats like Eggnog Crème Brûlée, Peppermint Chocolate, Carrot Cake Yule Log, Gingerbread Sugar Cookie, Christmas Tree Cupcakes & Tropical Ornaments. Get all the details here.

Caribe Royal: Brunch or Dinner, you choose!

Whether you’re looking for a holiday brunch or Christmas dinner, Caribe Royale has a holiday feast for you!
When: 12/25/2023 from 11 am to 4 pm
Price: $75 per person
Reservations Required
Kick-start an unforgettable Christmas Day with brunch at Tropicale, where you’ll find an array of holiday favorites, classic brunch items, and deliciously unexpected touches. Savor the freshest seafood alongside decadent offerings from the carving station and a true bounty of tasty holiday pastries and desserts that will delight the entire family. Click here to learn more, and be sure to call 407-238-8020 to make a reservation in advance.
When: 12/25/2023 from 3 pm to 8 pm
Price: Adult $120 | Children (4-10) $60
Sparkling holiday ambiance and the warmth of the season are the backdrop for this incredible Christmas Day dinner at The Venetian Chop House, one of Orlando’s most elegant fine-dining destinations. Enjoy a delicious prix-fixe menu featuring chef-driven takes on seasonal classics, with an optional pairing of Old and New World wine hand-selected by their talented sommeliers. Learn more today and make a reservation for your family and friends!
International Drive is the heart of holiday cheer in Orlando! From exciting holiday happenings to an array of dining experiences that cater to every taste and preference, you're sure to find the perfect way to celebrate the holidays with your loved ones. To explore these and more exciting holiday events, visit our events calendar and make this holiday season one to remember by indulging in the magic of International Drive's culinary scene!