Sleep Inn & Suites Wildwood - The Villages
1224 S. Main St.
Wildwood, FL 34785
Phone: (352) 748-0507
Fax: (352) 748-6429
Shred-A-Bowls is a food truck serving the region unique, homemade bread cones (cyclones) and bread bowls (dough bowls) filled with delicious shredded meats and more. Look for them in Oviedo, Winter Park, Eustis, Dr. Phillips, Mount Dora and other Orlando area locations. Popular menu items include Shredded Italian Garlic Beef, Shredded Mojo Spanish Pork and Cajun Shredded Beer Can Chicken in either the cone or bowl, which is then topped with fresh homemade sauce and slaw or spicy salsa. Follow them on Twitter or Facebook for locations and specials. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
El Torreo proffers savory Mexican fare in Ocala. Camarones a la Diabla is a must try here. The burritos taste great and so do its tasty margaritas.
SKY Asian Fusion is located northwest of Orlando in the welcoming town of Ocala and offers nice views of the city. Found on the top level of the Holiday Inn, this trendy restaurant offers you tasty gourmet Asian cuisine from Japan, Vietnam, Korea, Thailand and China. Step inside to an amazingly energetic atmosphere offering elegance and tradition, with black and green décor reflected off mirrored ceilings. Choose from a number of perfectly prepared and elegantly served pan-Asian delights from drinks to dessert. SKY is worth the drive from Orlando and is a great selection for that special date night, or bring a group along with you to enjoy the tasty family-style dining options available. The lounge stays open later than the restaurant, up until 11p. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Ocean Buffet serves mouth-watering Chinese delicacies in town. It has a separate Hibachi and salad bar. It also serves some well-prepared Sushi delights.
Amrit Palace offers some piquant appetizers like Samosa Chat and Cheese Pakora. Lunch specials include Jeera Chicken and Chicken Tikka Masala. Round off your meal with some heavenly Gulab Jamuns.
Cuvee Wine & Bistro is an intimate and elegant venue that serves contemporary American meals. One of the most popular places for some fine wine and food, it is much loved by locals. The menu comprises of cheese and tapas as appetizers, moving on to favorites like Cuvee's Signature Ribeye, Seasame Tuna Pad Thai and Mediterranean Sirloin. The wine selection is one of the largest in the city, with a whopping 104 labels. There is an automatic mechanism wherein one can procure an electronic card and get a glass of wine directly from the wine machine. One can also hold banquets and celebrations in its various private rooms. It is open between Monday to Saturday from 5p onwards for dinner.
Give your local food a miss and try scrumptious Japanese meals at AKI Sushi, located on Southeast 17th Street. As the name suggests, they offer a variety of delectable sushi. You can also try other authentic Japanese dishes like Squid Salad, Sashimi and Fried Oyster. There is an impressive kids menu and the desserts are quite praised, too.
Mesa de Notte serves authentic Italian fare in town. Chef Felix helms the kitchen, serving up such delights like Calamari Fritto and Capellini Loring pasta.
Mount Dora's famous for its New England village atmosphere and its many antique shops. Palm Tree Grille is in a building that goes back back to 1914. With a bright, airy ambiance highlighted by wall murals, the Italian fare includes shrimp scampi, veal carbonara, and baked lasagna. If you're budget conscious, go early to take advantage of the restaurant's sundown specials served between 4p to 6:30p Sunday through Friday. Wine and beer are available.
A romantic atmosphere prevails at Goblin Market, where walls are painted in muted colors and adorned with art prints and well-stocked bookcases. Beyond the attractive decor comes a menu featuring such appetizers as Artichoke Hearts or Scallop Bisque. Entrée favorites include Pork Loin with Artichoke Stuffing and Chicken Topped with Wild Mushrooms. An interesting Burton cake finishes a dinner that can include wine or beer. Outdoor seating is also available.
Harry's Seafood Bar & Grille is best known for its appetizing seafood preparations. Menu specials include Harry’s Signature Crab Cakes and Blackened Shrimp salad.
Savor authentic French fare at La Cuisine which serves delicacies like Garlic Flan and Lamb Shank. The well-stocked bar offers an impressive selection of cocktails and wines.