Quality Inn Orlando Airport
2601 McCoy Rd.
Orlando, FL 32809
Phone: (407) 856-4663
Fax: (407) 857-8350
Bars & Cafes
The Gnarly Barley offers everything from meat and bean tacos to sixteen craft beers on tap. This pub is a popular destination for locals and tourists alike, whether they are looking for a few rounds of beer, or a full meal. This laidback establishment is known for its local brews and savory sandwiches, available Tuesday through Sunday every week.
Jesse Black Saloon with an old-time country flavor has the feel of the wild west, while maintaining the modernity of the place. Enjoy a range of music styles from country western to hip hop and a whole lot more. The crowd here includes hippies and bikers and everyone in between. Get on a high and ride the mechanical bull for the ride of your life. Opens from Monday to Sunday at 7p.
Located in the Renaissance Orlando Hotel-Airport, this is an unassuming restaurant that doesn't look like much on the outside. This lobby eatery features some of the best tapas (Spanish appetizer) dishes to be found anywhere in Orlando. Dine alongside a relaxing waterfall as attentive and helpful servers offer wine and beer suggestions and guide you through a menu as diverse and satisfying as Orlando itself. Delicately breaded calamari, stone oven-baked pizzas and succulent lamb chops compete for your attention, but don't worry; this reasonably priced tapas restaurant makes it easy to sample as many dishes as you can handle.
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.
McCoy's Bar and Grill is conveniently situated one floor above Orlando International Airport's main terminal. It offers a laid-back, comfortable atmosphere for enjoying a drink, snack or full course meal. The menu is filled with a variety of appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, signature entrées and desserts. The cuisine is traditional American with a few Cajun dishes too, mixing up flavorful recipes of fresh produce, local meats and seafood. McCoy's Bar and Grill has full bar service including an extensive wine list. It is a favorite of locals and travelers alike. Bar closes at 1a.- Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Lobby South lounge can be found—you guessed it!—in the south lobby of the Four Diamond Hyatt Hotel. This is located in the Orlando International Airports on the fourth floor above the main terminal. It provides a casual and laid-back atmosphere, a nice place to get together for a few drinks, appetizers or an informal meal. Select from a variety of American favorites or try one of the Chef's specials. Take pleasure in the latest sporting occasions shown on big screen TVs. Bar closes at 1a.- Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Their motto may be 'We've Got Great Steaks!' but don't take their word for it and certainly don't take the word of Tom Horan's Top Ten Club, which has yearly voted Charley's as one of the country's top ten steakhouse since 1995, come by and judge for yourself. Find out if the steaks really are as huge and tender as the raving patrons swear they are. For the vegetarian family members, they make a pretty mean Ceasar Salad as well.
Formerly known as Orlando Lollicup, the Chewy Boba Company is conveniently located across from the Florida Mall on Orange Blossom Trail. This is the place to experience delicious and refreshing boba teas. The teas are made fresh for each customer in several flavors. An example is the Boba tea, a tea milk drink with added sweet, chewy boba pearls. The menu also includes a nice selection of slushies, smoothies, coffees, yogurts and other tasty treats. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
You don't go to the Fillin' Station Sports Bar for the decor, you go for the hamburgers. Named "best burger" by the Orlando Sentinel, the Fillin' Station's specialty is a huge and juicy patty topped, at the customer's request, with cheese and other traditional fixings. The clientele is a mix of families and sports fans. That gas-station theme is enhanced by many televisions on which the big games of the season are shown.
Technique at Le Cordon Bleu is a modern restaurant run by the students of the culinary institute under the supervision of expert chefs. The restaurant features creative contemporary cuisine that draws inspiration from Spanish, Caribbean and French flavors. They offer dining in a sophisticated yet traditional environment where the service is efficiently handled by the student staff. Desserts and wines are in place, and complement the food very well rounding off the whole dining experience.
Charlie's Gourmet Pastries is a family owned, fourth generation bakery. They create only the best of the best and offer a large variety of baked goods from which to choose. It has been in the same location for years serving up some of the most scrumptious delights imaginable. There is no holding back on sugar or butter here, and the results are mouthwatering. Charlie's Gourmet Pastries has cookies, Danish & pastries, cakes, cheesecakes, pies and more. You can enjoy them with a cup a coffee or take them with you. Most items are available in single portions and party packs for special occasions. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Step inside Claddagh Cottage Irish Pub and you may believe you have been transported to Ireland. It has all the pub features like plenty of dark wood, low lighting and coziness. There is both inside and outside seating and a full-length bar. The food menu includes authentic home-style Irish cuisine and the bar menu has an ample amount of imported and domestic beer and wine to choose from. Claddagh Cottage Irish Pub entertainment consists of live music, darts and a lot of great conversations.