Formosa Gardens Dining Guide

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Located in the short distance of 1.8 miles to the magical Walt Disney World, Formosa Gardens is the ultimate family-friendly resort.

Only a mile stroll from the vacation rental community, Formosa’s shopping village boasts a variety of restaurants for the whole family to enjoy. Ranging from wholesome, comforting foods to more oriental and distinctive dishes, there’s a vast selection to try out in both much-loved, popular brands and independent restaurants.

Oishi Japanese Cuisine

Indulge yourself in the culinary delights of Japanese-style food. Expand your palate and try the authentic taste this restaurant presents. Renowned to offer a warm, inviting service as well as top quality food, choose from the large collection of sushi and many other dishes whilst dining here. Providing for special occasions or a general family meal, Oishi Japanese Cuisine aims to fulfill all your requirements.

T.G.I. Friday’s

Founded in 1965 with branches all over the world is this popular, American-style restaurant. Serving up an assortment of classic American-style food from party platters, appetizers, steaks, seafood, and much more there’s something for everyone. Incorporating a choice of cocktails, wines, and other non-alcoholic drinks also, the variety is endless.

Carrabbas

Carrabbas is a quintessential Italian-style restaurant, with something that is sure to delight every member of your group. Displaying scrumptious, handmade dishes in a lively exhibition kitchen, the guests can enjoy an experience and dinner all in one. Handed down from generations, the recipes used are well-loved, including crispy calamari, lasagne, and a choice of numerous meats and fish, cooked over their wood-fired grill.

Germans Restaurant & Bierhouse

Owned by the real Germans of Orlando, this authentic German restaurant cooks up the finest famous Schnitzel, Bratwurst, and Sour Baten. Not forgetting the original German beer, it’s the place to visit to test out genuine German cuisine.

Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar

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Known to be one of the top ten fastest-growing restaurant chains in the country, their concept is a New York-style wing joint with 14 signature sauces. Also as it’s a sports bar the menu is complete with a collection of various dishes. From appetizers to burgers and unique items, it’s all served in a relaxed, casual environment.  With games available, it’s the perfect hang-out spot for friends to have fun while they dine.

Cracker Barrel

Serving up home-style country food for all three meals of the day comes this comforting, family restaurant. From a breakfast menu involving pancakes, muffins, and much more to a mouth-watering dessert menu presented after dinner with dishes such as baked apple dumplings and chocolate cobblers; the range is endless. With a retail store selling various crafts, toys, homeware, and other collectible items, have a browse around either before or after you’ve dined.

Subway

For a quick and convenient snack or meal on the go, the famous Subway sandwich is the best choice. Providing a selection of different custom-baked breads, meats, and various fillings, there are countless amounts of combinations to choose or make up. Top favorites include Roast Beef, Italian BMT, and even the Veggie Delight as the vegetarian option. Offering freshly baked cookies, donuts, and an array of beverages, they give a perfect, delicious addition to any meal.

Apna Taste of Punjab Indian Restaurant

If vibrant flavors and ingredients that work in perfect harmony to delight your taste buds is what you are dreaming of, then head here for a true culinary journey. Explore the depths of true flavor when it comes to Punjabi food, with a visit to the Apna Taste of Punjab Indian restaurant. Renowned for its mouth-watering dishes and excellent, welcoming service, take a journey through the authentic taste of quality Punjabi cuisine in a comfortable atmosphere.

Giordano’s Italian Restaurant 

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Developed in 1974 and with over 40 chains in Florida and Illinois, Giordano’s is renowned for their stuffed and thin-crust pizzas. Boasting a collection of the finest pasta dishes, salads, sandwiches, and much more, the diversity means it’s ideal for many different palates. Their luscious desserts include tiramisu, cannoli, ice cream, and cheesecake, dishes that all the family can adore.

Red Lobster 

Celebrated for serving up top-quality seafood, their fisherman take pride in catching only the finest selection to ensure guests have an exceptional dining experience. Cooking seafood and steak over the wood fire grill means the result is rich in an abundance of flavors and tender texture.

Taco Bell

The famous Mexican-style chain supplies an assortment of food from tacos, burritos, quesadillas, nachos, platters, and many more. Providing certain specialty items, there are loads of unique dishes and snacks to try out.

Taste of China 

Treat yourself to some truly authentic Chinese cuisine at Taste of China, a popular location to wile away an evening meal tucking into all the delights that have made Chinese food so popular. It offers both indoor and outdoor seating, as well as the option to take away if you would prefer to enjoy your meal in private surroundings.

Outback Steakhouse

An Australian-themed steakhouse incorporates not only the traditional steaks and beef items but also chicken, ribs, seafood, and pasta that make up a good portion of the menu. Established as serving up high-quality food with reasonable prices and amongst the casual atmosphere, the overall vibe is ideal for big gatherings.