Best of Orlando Dining: Experience #MagicalDining in September via @visitorlando!

Three Courses for $33 – You heard me right – it’s that time of the year where you get to indulge your inner gourmet with an appetizer, entrée and dessert at some of the best restaurants Orlando has to offer and best of all without breaking a bank. I have, and still am, a staunch advocate of #Magicaldining since I first moved to Orlando. Why? Visit Orlando gives me the opportunity to explore new restaurants to add to my ever-growing dining repertoire from the finest chefs Orlando culinary scene has to offer for a steal of a price. So get out your cocktail dresses and pearls ladies, it’s time….time to PARTYY!!

Recently for a sneak preview of #magicaldining I had the privilege of dining at Ruth’s Chris Steak House with few of my favorite Yelp Elites, Mr. Mark Jaronski, VP of Global Publicity, and Mr. David Sibila Editorial Content Manager, Leisure & Trade for Visit Orlando.

Located in the prestigious ‘Restaurant Row”, Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse sets an ideal ambiance for a fine dining experience from the moment you step out of your vehicle. Complimentary Valet (mind you, parking is a nightmare in restaurant row), opulent yet warm and elegant atmosphere surrounded with rich wood panels and tuxedo dressed staff. It is romantic and stately, the kind of place I would love to celebrate a memorable occasion or simply walk in cause I was craving the buttery deliciousness of their perfectly sizzling signature steaks.

Amongst scintillating conversation and flowing wine I eagerly and swiftly placed my three course order. (Since it’s a course meal, restaurants prefer that you place your entire order up front so it gives the kitchen time to serve your courses in a timely fashion). For my appetizer course I chose the soup of the day which happened to be Chicken and Andouille Sausage Gumbo. Delicately spiced with generous portions of sausage and chicken, I licked the whole bowl clean.



Did I mention I LOVE steak? A beautiful 6 oz filet, tender, corn-fed Midwestern beef cooked to my liking. Served with family style roasted garlic mashed potatoes or creamed spinach, are you drooling yet? Butter, yes butter is the ‘secret’ ingredient here and I couldn’t get enough of it.

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By now I was completely stuffed, one bite of the caramelized Crème Brûlée accompanied by a crinkle cookie and rhubarb compote  was all it took to convince me that I abhor food wastage…right (wink, wink)? And I must finish my decadent dessert. Oh my! I had to refrain myself from squealing with delight.



So whether you are scouting around for your next business dinner, or you have an occasion to celebrate, or simply because you are in a mood to try something new. Visit Orlando gives you an irrefutable choice of extending your gourmand wings with a Three Course Dinner for only $33. So come on people, do yourself a favor and check out the listing below and make your Reservation!!

In case you are wondering which restaurants I fancy? Here are few of them which I have had the delight of experiencing via #magicaldining and have since become a loyal patron: The Venetian Room, Deep Blu Seafood Grill, Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, and Le Coq au Vin. Of course there are my personal favorites which I frequent that are also participating this September: Siro Urban Kitchen, K Restaurant, Luma on the Park, Capital Grille, and Emeril’s Tchoup Chop.

Visit Orlando is also giving visitors the option of staying the night in case you are visiting Orlando or just need to extend your magical dining into a magical night. Check out their Stay and Dine packages, where you can enjoy hotel accommodations and a Magical Dining dinner for two — all for one great price.

One dollar from each meal will be donated to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Florida. For more information visit

Below is the list of participating Restaurants by Dining District:

A Land Remembered – Rosen Shingle Creek Steak & Seafood
Cala Bella – Rosen Shingle Creek Italian Cuisine
Capriccio Grill- The Peabody Orlando Steak & Seafood
Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar Latin, S. American & Caribbean Cuisine
Everglades Restaurant – Rosen Centre Hotel Steak & Seafood
Fiorella’s Cucina Toscana – Westin Orlando Universal Blvd. Italian Cuisine
Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse Steak & Seafood
Funky Monkey Wine Company – Pointe Orlando Continental Cuisine
Jack’s Place- Rosen Plaza Hotel Steak & Seafood
Kobe Japanese Steak House Japanese & Sushi
Ming Court Asian & Pacific Rim Cuisine
Napa – The Peabody Orlando California Cuisine
Spencer’s for Steaks and Chops – Hilton Orlando Steak & Seafood
The Capital Grille Steak & Seafood
The Oceanaire Seafood Room Seafood
Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar Steak & Seafood
Deep Blu Seafood Grille- Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Seafood
Hawk’s Landing Steakhouse- World Center Marriott Steak & Seafood
Hemingway’s- Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Steak & Seafood
Il Mulino New York Trattoria- Walt Disney World Swan Italian Cuisine
La Luce® by Donna Scala – Hilton Bonnet Creek Italian Cuisine
Mikado Japanese Steak House – World Center Marriott Asian & Pacific Rim Cuisine
NINE18- Villas of Grand Cypress Steak & Seafood
Siro: Urban Italian Kitchen- World Center Marriott Italian Cuisine
The Venetian Room – Caribe Royale Hotel Continental Cuisine
Todd English’s bluezoo – Walt Disney World Dolphin Seafood
Citrus Restaurant American Cuisine
Funky Monkey Wine Company Continental Cuisine
Maxine’s on Shine American Cuisine
The Boheme – Grand Bohemian Hotel American Cuisine
Big Fin Seafood Kitchen Seafood
Bosphorous Turkish Cuisine Med, Greek & Lebanese
Dragonfly – Robata Grill & Sushi Japanese & Sushi
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar Steak & Seafood
Morton’s The Steakhouse Steak & Seafood
Ocean Prime Steak & Seafood
Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion Steak & Seafood
Ruth’s Chris Steak House Steak & Seafood
Seasons 52 American Cuisine
The Melting Pot Fondue
Bice Ristorante – Loews Portofino Bay Hotel Italian Cuisine
Emeril’s Restaurant Orlando Cajun, Creole & Louisiana Cuisine
Emeril’s Tchoup Chop – Loews Royal Pacific Resort Asian & Pacific Rim Cuisine
Islands Dining Room – Loews Royal Pacific Resort Asian & Pacific Rim Cuisine
Mama Della’s Ristorante – Loews Portofino Bay Hotel Italian Cuisine
The Kitchen – Hard Rock Hotel American Cuisine
The Palm Restaurant- Hard Rock Hotel Steak & Seafood
Trattoria del Porto- Loews Portofino Bay Hotel Italian Cuisine
Bosphorous Turkish Cuisine Med, Greek & Lebanese
Chez Vincent French Cuisine
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar Steak & Seafood
Hamilton’s Kitchen- The Alfond Inn American Cuisine
Luigino’s Restaurant Italian Cuisine
Luma on Park American Cuisine
Mitchell’s Fish Market Seafood
Park Plaza Gardens Continental Cuisine
Rangetsu Japanese Restaurant & Bar Japanese & Sushi
Ruth’s Chris Steak House- Lake Mary Steak & Seafood
Ruth’s Chris Steak House- Winter Park Steak & Seafood
Seasons 52 – Altamonte Springs American Cuisine
The Melting Pot- Longwood Fondue
Bohemian Bar and Grill- Bohemian Hotel Celebration American Cuisine
K Restaurant American Cuisine
Le Coq Au Vin French Cuisine
The Capital Grille- Mall at Millenia American Cuisine


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