Blog Entries Tagged: winter park
Found 12 blog entries tagged as winter park.

By Yasmene Warren

Winter Park has yet another tasty spot to grab some grub from, and it’s got a real “homey” vibe to it — and we’re not just talking about it being a converted garage — it’s The Porch!

What is The Porch?

We know what a porch is, but The Porch is a sports bar that has been converted from a garage into a hot bar and restaurant. It’s located in Winter Park on North Orange Avenue near Hannibal Square.

You can do as the restaurant’s website says and “Eat! Drink! Stay Awhile” between 11:00 AM and 2:00 AM on select days. On select nights, they also have special events alongside a happy hour that lasts for a majority of the day! 

Food and Drinks

You’ll definitely want to come hungry when you’re visiting The…

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By Jessica LaVigne

What better way to start your day than with a gourmet cupcake from one of the best bakeries in Orlando? From cupcakes to ice cream, SmallCakes is the best place for fresh baked goodies and treats, and they live by the slogan “maybe a cupcake will help!”

The Cupcakery’s Rise to Fame

SmallCakes was founded by Jeff Martin in 2008, and according to their website their mission is “to use creative flavors, quality ingredients, and friendly service to provide the finest cupcake experience worthy of returning and recommending.”

The cupcakery started gaining nation-wide recognition after being featured on “Cupcake Wars” in seasons one, two, and seven, as well as on a list of one of Whoopi’s Favorite Desserts on “The View”.…

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By Kismet Kohn

If you’re looking for a restaurant that celebrates Mardi Gras on a daily basis, Tibby’s is the perfect place right here in Central Florida! Their large New Orleans-inspired menu and eccentric decor make it a fun and tasty stop.

The Menu

Since Tibby’s is centered around New Orleans, the menu offers a variety of New Orleans cuisine. Their Fried Pickle Slices are a delicious appetizer to start with and of course, the Gumbo is delicious as well. The Chicken and Waffles are perfect for you if you want a southern delicacy. They also offer a wide range of Po Boys and Cajun Baskets authentic to New Orleans!

The Atmosphere

Tibby’s is known for its eccentric New Orleans decor, and their three locations have different centerpieces…

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By Yasmene Warren

No passport? No problem! If you’re in search of a fresh place to get some unique Mexican food from the comfort of your own city, then the search ends at Pepe’s Cantina in Winter Park!

What is Pepe’s Cantina?

Pepe’s Cantina is a restaurant located in downtown Winter Park on New York Avenue. It takes authentic Mexican ingredients and combines them with what its website describes as “innovative culinary techniques.”

There are currently a total of three locations, with the other two being in Clermont and DeBary. You can stop by the Winter Park location on Sundays and Mondays from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Fridays and Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Menu Breakdown

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By Kismet Kohn

The Heavy is located in Downtown Winter Park and is home to beautiful plants, flowers, home decor, and more! The hours vary depending on the day and if they have events going on inside but most days you can stop in anytime between 10 AM and 6 PM.

The Greenery

The Heavy has a wide variety of plants available for customers to buy, ranging from a small succulent to a massive monstera. There are some plants available year-round but the best kinds tend to be seasonal. In the spring and summer, they offer carnivorous plants, including venus fly traps which are the perfect house plants for Floridians! If you don’t want to worry about the upkeep of your plants there is an entire outdoor section featuring succulents and cacti that will…

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By Yasmene Warren

Home in south Winter Park sells after 26 days on the market at $899K.

The Home

This four bedroom, three bathroom single family home was built in 1957 and was updated and remodeled in 2018. As you enter the front door, you're greeted with a wide open space that can used as a play area or sitting room. Continuing throughout the home, you’ll find real hardwood flooring, a kitchen with marble countertops and backsplash, double oven, separate beverage refrigerator and stainless steel appliances. The secluded primary bedroom comes with an updated bathroom and a closet with built-in shelving. The other bedrooms also have plenty of closet space and share an updated bathroom.

There’s more than 500 square feet of backyard space in…

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By Yasmene Warren

Breakfast and brunch just got a thousand times better — especially since this place has begun offering table top service. Farm & Haus has two locations - one located on Park Avenue and the other at East End Market in Winter Park. It's the perfect place to go for a locally sourced dining experience!

All About Farm & Haus

What initially began as a spot in Winter Park’s East End Market is now a brick and mortar establishment on South Park Avenue. Farm & Haus is a breakfast/brunch restaurant that serves fresh foods with ingredients sourced locally.

Farm & Haus serves a lot of typical American breakfast dishes, but what sets them apart from other restaurants is their dedication to keeping everything fresh and organic. This eatery…

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By Yasmene Warren

Nix the old, stereotypical Disney-themed gift shops that don’t do a good job at defining Florida to its core. Freehand Goods at East End Market has made it its mission to show everyone what the Sunshine State is really all about!

What is Freehand Goods?

Freehand Goods is a gift shop located inside the back of Winter Park’s East End Market on Corrine Drive. Established in 2016, this shop prides itself on being completely local as all the goods are custom made in house by hand. Each product has fun and unique Florida-themed designs that this shop says you can’t find anywhere else.

Freehand Goods also has both an in-person shop and an online store, so you can stop by or shop for its products on the go!

The Goods


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By Yasmene Warren

Arby’s is well known for “having the meats,” but this biscuit-selling restaurant is known for the exact opposite! Winter Park Biscuit Company is a one-of-a-kind, completely vegan restaurant located in Winter Park’s East End Market, and biscuits aren’t the only thing on the menu!

What and Where is it?

Winter Park Biscuit Company is a local small business located at the front of Winter Park’s East End Market on Corrine Drive. This shop is one of many in the East End Market and offers a fully vegan menu.

Winter Park Biscuit Company serves some dishes with meat alternatives such as Gardein and Impossible. Gardein is soy and gluten protein based, and Impossible is soy protein based. This company also has dishes with egg…

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by Holley Long

If you’ve visited Winter Park, you know there’s no shortage of places to enjoy good food and drinks. Next time you’re in the city, I encourage you to check out a restaurant that has that plus the chance to pretend you’re a sommelier for a day. 

The Restaurant 

A trip to Sixty Vines in Winter Park is like a trip to wine country, without the airfare. With seven locations—from Florida to Texas—the restaurant pours wine on tap, so guests sip Napa Valley’s finest as it’s meant to be enjoyed: straight from the barrel.

Image by @sixtyvineswinterpark

And the “straight from the barrel” taste isn’t just about giving the authentic vineyard experience. By serving wine on tap, Sixty Vines helps keep bottles, corks, and foil out of…

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