Comfort Inn & Suites Winter Park Village Area
626 Lee Rd
Orlando, FL 32810
Phone: (407) 645-5600
Fax: (407) 740-7912
Bars & Cafes
Del Frisco's, decorated in wood and leather, has the comfortable feel of a private gentleman's club and the food to match. Prime beef is trucked in from the Midwest and cut to order. An eight-ounce Filet Mignon is a popular choice. For a spicy alternative, try the Santa Fe Peppercorn Steak. A bottle of red wine would go well with these delicacies. The Knife and Fork Club of America has named the flagship Del Frisco's, located in Dallas, "one of the 10 best steakhouses in the country", and the Orlando location is living up to this honor.
Austin’s Coffee is situated north of Orlando in Winter Park. Its motto is “Art, Music, Film & Culture”—and it lives up to it. Enter and you will be encompassed by the tantalizing aroma of fresh coffee brewing. Sip on delicious coffee made from organic fair-trade beans that are roasted and freshly ground on site, or enjoy a cold frosty brew, including ever-changing organic beers and imports. A small vegetarian-friendly menu is offered along with organic teas and various wines. The small cozy setting includes outside seating area that is pet-friendly and great for people-watching. Relax and enjoy a variety of entertainment including independent films, live comedy, poetry readings, live bands, art shows, special events and more. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Tom & Jerry’s Bar & Lounge is located north of Orlando in Winter Park. Do not let the outside appearance sway your opinion; you have to walk around back to find the entrance. However, once you step inside, you may be surprised what you find. The welcoming atmosphere is set with the various “Rat Pack” (Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin…) and Marilyn Monroe pictures, leather furnishings and brick walls found inside. Enjoy the outside patio full of lovely greenery and tables. The menu includes numerous bar favorites and they have a fully stocked bar too. The entertainment consists of local live music, karaoke, open mic nights and other special events. Tom & Jerry’s Bar & Lounge is a relaxing place to enjoy a get together with friends or family. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse is one of the best steakhouses in Winter Park, and one of the most famous restaurant chains in America. Steak options you can expect to find on the menu include Filet Mignon, New York Strip, Beef Flemington, Veal Chops, Pork Rib Chop, and Prime Ribs. Ask your waiter to help you choose from among the 100 different wines available to go with your meal. If you're not a meat fan, then sample the fresh seafood and scrumptious side dishes. The Salmon, with its signature Mashed Potatoes, is highly recommended.
Olive Garden serves up authentic Italian cuisine. Their signature breadsticks and one-of-a-kind menu make them an American icon. Standard Italian options like bruchetta, calamari, ravioli, and eggplant parmigiana line their lengthy menu. More exotic items like salmon, chicken dishes, and innovative pizzas are also available. For the calorie-counter, Olive Garden has a range of low fat and low carbohydrate options. Their bottomless salads ensure a well-balanced feast. Enjoy your meal with a bottle from their extensive wine list or one of their tropical island drinks. Finally, top it all off with a little something from their dessert menu—cakes, custards, and ice creams are sure to win you over.
While Ruth's Chris Steak House is a gastronomic wonder to most non-vegetarians with its popular beef steaks, seafood delicacies and varied meat entrees, dishes like Grilled Portobello Mushrooms. And an array of freshly prepared vegetables ensure that it doesn't disappoint the vegetarians either. An extensive list of vintage wines, along with other spirits—like the famous 25 year-old Macallan Single Malt—martinis and others, allows for an appropriate accompaniment to the food. Do not miss the delicious homemade desserts that are the perfect end to a good meal! The restaurant also offers a full bar, lounge, banquet facilities and can arrange for private parties.
The Red Fox Lounge is a small and very friendly lounge located inside a Best Western Hotel in nearby Winter Park that offers a very popular nightly live show. Anyone looking to get away from the tourist traps in the Orlando area and see an old-school Vegas lounge show should come see why all the locals rave about the duo of Mark and Lorna and other entertainers. Step back into the happy-go-lucky 1960s and 1970s along with a mixture of other guests ranging in age from college students to grandparents. Drinks are very reasonably priced and the dress code is casual. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
The Black Bean Deli can be found a short distance north of downtown Orlando in beautiful Winter Park. It may be small in size, but they sure offer a lot. Here you will find a friendly, local-favorite deli creating some of the tastiest Cuban food around. There are only a few seats inside to dine in, but their takeout is quick and efficient. The Black Bean Deli's menu offers a perfect variety of authentic Cuban selections including black beans and rice (of course), sweet and green plantains, stews and soups along with a variety of pulled, baked, and pan-seared Cuban meats, fresh salads, numerous sandwiches, imported sodas and delicious Cuban desserts.
Copper Rocket Pub is located a few minutes north of Orlando, (just after Winter Park) in historical Maitland. It is a great local hangout that offers an extremely large selection in both imported and domestic brews, along with a fully stocked bar. Copper Rocket Pub has a laid-back casual atmosphere and very helpful and courteous staff. This pub has all of the popular bar games including pool, darts, video games, a great jukebox selection, and TVs to watch all your favorites sports. They also have numerous special events and live local entertainment. There is a menu presented that offers appetizers, salads, burgers, sandwiches, pizza and more for reasonable prices also.
The Orchid Lounge at RanGetsu is located a short trip north of Downtown Orlando and just one mile north of Winter Park Village. It is open in the evenings during some weekdays and on the weekends. The contemporary Japanese restaurant transforms into a hot nightspot for late night fun. The lounge offers guests dining and entertainment elements often found in metropolis settings, such as Tokyo, Miami and Los Angeles. Enjoy a stylish lounge setting featuring amazing lighting and great music. Drink selections include a large variety of wines, beers, sake and other specialty cocktails from the fully stocked bar. Choose VIP booths for an enhanced experience. All guests can order from the sushi bar. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Jax Fifth Avenue Deli & Ale is located northwest of downtown Orlando near College Park. It appears to be just an average bar, until you step inside. It is a very popular local hangout, which has a friendly, casual atmosphere. The full service bar has 250 different imported and domestic bottled beers and a large number of them on draft also. There is a covered outside patio area where you can enjoy your drink or eat a nice meal. The menu consists of a number of sandwiches, flat bread pizzas, wraps, and other American selections. Jax Fifth Avenue Deli & Ale has several televisions throughout and other bar games for entertainment. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Red Light, Red Light is located a short distance north of downtown Orlando in beautiful Winter Park. The specialty here is micro-brew—none of your typical macro-brewery type beer is served. The beer “menu” is packed full of interesting choices of beer. Choose from several American and Belgian micro-brews or any of the other numerous international flavors found at Red Light, Red Light. The entertainment includes a variety of exciting weekly events like a Jazz night, DJs, live bands and several other special happenings. This is the place to go to experience a variety of unique American and international beers. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis