Quality Inn Kennedy Space Center
3655 Cheney Hwy.
Titusville, FL 32780
Phone: (321) 269-7110
Fax: (321) 268-6972
This is a popular steak house that fits the bill when you're in the mood for hardwood floors, country music and a heaping order of jalapeno poppers! Durango Steak House serves up some of the best frozen margaritas and daiquiris in town, along with a great platter of sizzling fajitas, wood-grilled, bacon-wrapped shrimp salad or fresh steaks and seafood selections. A round of interesting desserts are made daily here at this cozy dining spot.
SwedeDISH Food Truck is the only food truck serving authentic Swedish cuisine in Orlando. It is owned and operated by a husband and wife team, who originally moved to America from Sweden to race in the NHRA during the late 1990s. This duo now prepares traditional Swedish dishes and some of the recipes are centuries old. Look for them in Winter Park, Maitland and other Orlando area locations. Specialties include (English translated) salmon casserole, cheese and sweet onion pastry pie, chicken curry in a cup, all-beef patty slider (Swedish-style) and of course, homemade Swedish meatballs. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Kelsey's Pizzeria is located east of Orlando in the coastal city of Port St. John, which is between Titusville and Cocoa. Travelers to the east coast area from Orlando can stop in any day of the week for lunch, dinner or to catch sporting events on the flat screens TVs in the bar area. This casual restaurant provides a welcoming atmosphere, plenty of tables and booths along with a large selection of pizzas, pasta dishes, seafood, calzones, salads and other Italian favorites. Kelsey's Pizzeria prepares the large assortment of menu items daily using only the healthiest and freshest ingredients. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
River Rocks Dining & Drinks Dockside is a fabulous choice for waterside dining in Rockledge. The food served is an array of contemporary American and seafood delicacies that are prepared with local ingredients. The patio seating is excellent for a relaxed meal, with great views accentuating the restaurant's characteristic warmth. Some of the items on the menu like Wild Caught Mahi, Yellowtail Snapper and Romesco Grouper are definitely not to be missed. River Rocks is a great venue for private parties as well. Check website for details.
Mama’s Fixins is a food truck serving soul food, barbecue and more to the Orlando area. Their motto is "Like eating from yo’ mama’s," and this family-owned and operated business seems to know what they're doing when it comes to cooking. Look for them at Avalon Park, Casselberry, Oviedo, Apopka and other locations around the Orlando region. Notable menu items include Mama’s Original Fried Chicken, ribs, and pulled pork served with all the trimmings, such as collard greens, steamed cabbage, baked beans and corn bread. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Margarita's Grill is a friendly eatery where you can enjoy some live performances while gorging on some Mexican delights. The decor is casual and the staff is friendly. Savor the Chicken Burrito, Tacos, Enchiladas and more. Pair them with your favorite cocktail from the menu. If you're in the area, do make sure to step in for a quick bite and an unforgettable experience.
The relaxed ambiance and the delectable menu of steaks and seafood has established Izzy's Bistro as a neighborhood favorite. Jameson's NY Strip, Chimichurri Sirloin and Top Sirloin are some of the oft-ordered items from their steak menu. Diners are also treated to a range of German dishes, pasta and desserts at Izzy's. If you like to experiment unique flavors, then this place is not to be missed. Check website for details.
Madd Jacks Grillin Shack Co offers a chilled out environment to enjoy Pulled Pork, Spare Ribs and BBQ Chicken. Try the Fried Pickles and Homemade Chili with the meat for the perfect balance in taste. Sides of Baked Potato, Onion Rings as well as Fried Okra are also worth a try. Kids Meal offers tempting options for children like Chicken Tenders and Grilled Cheese. Big Island BBQ Wrap and sandwiches are also popular here.
The Batter Bowl is a food truck that specializes in homemade sweet-tasting treats prepared using fresh local ingredients. They offer a selection that ranges from "gourmet goodies to nostalgic favorites". Locations frequented include Downtown Orlando at Firestone Live, The Meat House in Winter Park, Lowe's in Oviedo and a number of other special events throughout the Orlando area. Specialties consist of the Triple Chocolate Ghirardelli Brownie that includes goat cheese, Crème Brulee made with fresh fruits, Peanut Butter and Red Velvet "push-pop" treats, as well as a variety of sweet and delicious cupcakes and cheesecakes. Follow them on Twitter or Facebook for exact locations and times. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
The local Floridian can savor the flavors of authentic New York-style food without leaving the comfort of the neighborhood. All of Backstreet's food is made fresh daily, so be adventurous and try one of their authentic Sicilian pizzas, hot Italian sub sandwiches, or generous portions of pasta. Their baked specialties are to die for—try their baked manicotti or sumptuous stuffed shells. They also offer delicious sweets to top off the meal, such as Tiramisu, Cannoli, and Italian ices. And don't place an order without including a taste of one of their signature calzones. It's all for a reasonable price so there's no excuse not to splurge a little on a Stromboli!
Tailgaters Sports Bar & Grill is located east of Orlando on the spectacular Daytona Beach. It is a sports fans paradise. Take pleasure in watching every type of sporting event on 4 giant big screen televisions and 40 HDTV mounted flat screens spread throughout the place. It includes a fully stocked bar offering various drink specials to choose from. The menu is packed full of selections and consists of American dishes with a Cajun touch. Entertainment includes live shows, pool tables, karaoke, poker and many other exciting special events year round. Tailgaters Sports Bar & Grill has inside and outside seating, and is perfect for family, friend or work gatherings and people watching. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Firkin and Kegler Family Entertainment Center is located east of Orlando in Waterford Lakes. Plan on spending the day here and being occupied with many things. This two-level complex has something for everyone of every age. Choose from a quick snack or a full-course meal from the menu offering a variety of selections, or enjoy a cold one in the restaurant and pub that has a full service bar. Play a game of pool, try out the golf simulator, or hang out in the arcade room. Firkin and Kegler Family Entertainment Center also has a 32-lane state-of-the-art bowling alley with 22-foot HD televisions, a nightclub and sports lounge with entertainment, and a dance floor, along with outside patio seating.