Try Hawaiin Grindz For Unique Hawaiin Food

Hawaiian Grindz is an tasty Hawaiian restaurant found near your Oviedo apartment community.  Source: Facebook

Hawaiian Grindz is an tasty Hawaiian restaurant found near your Oviedo apartment community. Source: Facebook

Hawaiian Grindz is a celebration of the unique fusion of influences that make up Hawaiian cuisine. It’s also a fun restaurant to slip into island style.

Hawaiian Grindz’s menu is full of interesting and tasty dishes, all displaying the mingling of cultures that has impacted Hawaii. For instance, some of the sides you can order include Portuguese sausages and fermented Korean cabbage, kimchi. Of course, no Hawaiian restaurant could call itself authentic without a SPAM dish. Hawaiian Grindz offers SPAM Musubi, a nori wrap with teriyaki fried SPAM.

Hawaiian Grindz is located at 3050 Alafaya Trail. It’s open Monday, 11:30 am to 2 pm, and Tuesday through Saturday, 11 am to 2 pm and 5 pm to 8 pm.

Would you like an apartment near a Hawaiian restaurant and other amazing culinary experiences? As a resident of Tradition at Alafaya Apartments, you would enjoy easy access to local restaurants like Hawaiian Grindz, resort-style amenities, and the wonderful Oviedo community. To learn how you can join our community, please contact us.

Grab a Drink and Relax at Lazy Gator Bar

The Lazy Gator Bar is a great venue for anyone looking to check out some of Oviedo's local artists and musicians.  Source: Facebook

The Lazy Gator Bar is a great venue for anyone looking to check out some of Oviedo’s local artists and musicians. Source: Facebook

If you’re looking for a place to chill out, catch a drink and a band, look no further than the Lazy Gator Bar at Black Hammock Adventures.

Situated on Lake Jessup, Lazy Gator offers a terrific view to go with your cold, frosty drink. In addition, Lazy Gator is a great place to get a snack during happy hour or lunch delivered from Black Hammock’s restaurant, featuring their renowned fried gator tail and catfish.

The Lazy Gator Bar is open Monday through Wednesday, 2:30 pm to 11 pm, Thursday, 2:30 pm to 1 am, Friday, 2 pm to 2 am, Saturday noon to 2 am, and Sunday, 11 am to 11 pm. Happy hour is weekdays, 3 pm to 6:30 pm. You can find the Lazy Gator in Black Hammock Adventures at 2356 Black Hammock Fish Camp Rd.

Is having an apartment near a bar important to you? Tradition at Alafaya Apartments is just 15 minutes from Black Hammock and its lakeside bar, Lazy Gator. To find out how you can join our community, please contact us.

Grab a Drink at Froggers Grill & Bar

Froggers Grill and Bar is a great place to meet-up with your friends! Source: Facebook

Froggers Grill and Bar is a great place to meet-up with your friends! Source: Facebook

Spend some time with friends while enjoying a drink at one of the sports bars in Oviedo. You can head to Froggers Grill and Bar to have fun, food, and drinks.

Froggers offers an inviting and fun atmosphere along with an extensive menu and drink selection. You’ll find domestic, premier, imports, and specialty beers to choose from here. You’ll be able to enjoy delicious food along with your refreshing beverage. You’ll find burgers, sandwiches, tacos, soups, and salads.

Froggers can be found at 27 Alafaya Woods Boulevard in Oviedo for you to hop on over for fun and more.They also offer events and daily specials. Monday you can enjoy 40-cent wings, Wednesday is buy one get one free burgers and baskets, and Saturday you can get 15 wings and a pitcher for $15. They also have other great offers as well.

Alafaya offers an Oviedo apartment community with many activities and features that you’ll enjoy. You’ll enjoy amenities that include a swimming pool, fitness center, and theater room. Contact us today to learn more about all we have to offer.

Taste Authentic German Cuisine at Bauern-Stube

Bauern-Stube boasts some of the best German cuisine in Oviedo! Source: FreeDigitalPhotos

Bauern-Stube boasts some of the best German cuisine in Oviedo! Source: FreeDigitalPhotos

A great thing about living at our Tradition at Alafaya Apartments is how close you’ll be to local shops and restaurants. One of the German restaurants in Orlando near our apartments is Bauern-Stube, where you can dine on authentic German cuisine.

The menu features a variety of entrees such as pork loin, German meatballs, marinated beef, and pork. There’s also vegetarian options like salads, noodle casserole, dumplings, and potato pancakes. For dessert, you could have the hazelnut cake, rum-ball, or the mousse balls.

This restaurant is closed on Sundays, and if  there’s going to be four or more people in a party, a reservation must be made by calling 407-857-8404. After the meal, if you’re looking for something to do you should visit the Mennello Museum of American Art.

Bauern-Stube is located in Orlando at 8015 South Orange Avenue, which is 24 miles from our Apartments in Oviedo. Let us know what you think are the best German restaurants in Orlando by commenting on our Facebook page.

Contact us if you are looking for a new residence in Oviedo, Florida because we have a variety of apartments available for rent.

Grab a Burger at Graffiti Junktion

Sometimes nothing hits the spot like a big, juicy burger. And when the craving hits, you will want to make sure to go to one of the best burger bars in Oviedo. Therefore, one place that should be at the top of your “to try” burger list is Graffiti Junktion American Burger Bar.

This restaurant, located at 3100 Alafaya Trail, is less than half a mile from our Tradition at Alafaya Apartments. With the close vicinity to Tradition at Alafaya, it is convenient to drive down the road on a nice weeknight, and they’re open everyday of the week from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Start your meal with a delicious appetizer, such as fried pickles, zucchini fries or buffalo chicken tots. Try a speciality burger, like the Cheese Head, with four slices of cheese, or The Sin City stuffed with jalapeños and brie cheese, and topped with pepper jack cheese and bacon.  There are also other sandwich options, such as the turkey club, blackened mahi and buffalo chicken.

You do not want to miss out on this burger spot. Make plans to go with your friends today.

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Where to Grab Lunch in Oviedo

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Interested in finding the best lunch restaurants in Oviedo? Whether you’re taking a lunch break or enjoying time with friends and family, grabbing something to eat in between errands is a great way to stay on top of your day. And, it’s a good idea to know where you can get a quick bite. Check out some of these popular lunch restaurants in the Oviedo area!

  • Hawaiian Grindz: Pick from numerous lunch specials at this casual establishment, where you’ll find all kinds of delicious Hawaiian staples. Think crispy katsu, pulled pork, and spam musubi. The latter is spam, sauce and rice rolled up in seaweed!
  • Santorini Restaurant: Enjoy Greek cuisine at Santorini Restaurant, including hummus options, gyro leaves, stuffed grape leaves, baklava and much more. Greek beer is also available to compliment the food.
  • TJ’s Seafood Shack: Drink fresh lemonade while indulging in something yummy here, such as the fried shrimp platter with sweet potato fries, or try the catfish with fries and hush puppies.

Check out these and other lunch restaurants in Oviedo! For more information on area establishments, please follow the Tradition at Alafaya community Twitter page.

If you’re looking for more information on our Oviedo apartment community, please contact us today.

Start Your Day the Right Way with Barnie’s Coffee

Start Your Day the Right Way with Barnie's Coffee

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Coffee is loved by millions of Americans, and for many people, a nice cup of coffee provides the boost they need to start their day. If you’re a coffee lover, start your day with a steaming cup of coffee at Barnie’s Coffee.

This superb Oviedo coffee shop is located near the Tradition at Alafaya apartments on Lockwood Boulevard, and their delicious coffee will surely help you start your day off right. They serve traditional coffee drinks, tea and smoothies. Try their Cafe Au Lait or their Toffee Coffee for a delicious morning cup of coffee.

If you need an extra boost, they offer many espresso drinks, a few of them being cappuccinos and caramel macchiatos. They also offer frozen drink choices, and for the non-coffee drinkers out there, assorted flavors of hot chocolate are available to you.

On Sundays, Barnie’s Coffee offers a Sunday Brunch. At a cost of only $16.95, you can enjoy omelettes, Hawaiian French toast, Belgian waffles, and tons of other delicious dining options.

If you are interested in learning more about living at the Tradition at Alafaya apartment homes, feel free to contact us or check out our Facebook page!

Practice Your Chopstick Skills at Dragon Court

A lot of people are working to eating healthier, and we think that’s a great idea. Now and again, though, you just want to go out for a treat, spending the evening forgetting about their diet. So, where can you get the best of both worlds?

If you’re thinking of hitting pause on a diet, try going out and practicing your chopstick skills at Dragon Court for tasty Chinese food in Oviedo!

There are plenty of menu selection that you can choose from that are healthy, and those that are indulgent. For a healthy and flavorful meal, try the Buddha’s Delight, or the Tofu with black mushrooms. If you want to indulge a little, the classic General Tso’s chicken and the signature Dragon Court sizzling dishes will please your palate. Eating with chopsticks can actually help you slow down and feel full and satisfied sooner, too.

Where do you go to enjoy Chinese food in Oviedo? Have you tried Dragon Court yet? We’d love to hear from you on our Facebook page!

If you’re interested in a tour of our property or need more information, please take a moment to tell us about yourself and your needs. We would be happy to assist you.

Experience Great Sushi at Sushipop in Oviedo

Experience Great Sushi at Sushipop in Oviedo

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There is nothing like fresh and delicious sushi served in a fun environment. When you want sushi in Oviedo and want to eat it someplace modern and hip, head to Sushipop Seafood and Chops for a unique dining experience.

Located on West Mitchell Hammock Road, Sushipop is open Sunday through Thursday from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m., and Friday through Saturday from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Their menu includes creative rolls like the Volcano with crab, spicy mayo, cucumber, and asparagus, as well as the Hawaii 5.0 with kampyo, cucumber, lump crab, lemon soy, and shiso. They also have nigiri made of flounder, salmon belly, tempura lobster, and spicy scallops.

It isn’t just the food you’ll want to take in at Sushipop, however. Their atmosphere is a pleasant treat itself. From the bubble wall to the Anime playing on HD screens around the dining room, this isn’t a traditional sushi bar. It is vibrant and fun and full of delicious food for you to enjoy.

The next time you are in the mood for sushi be sure to try Sushipop Seafood and Chops. It will be an experience to remember.

For more information about calling Oviedo home, please contact us at Tradition at Alafaya.

Let Flippers Make Dinner Tonight

Let Flippers Make Dinner Tonight

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When the mood strikes you to have several slices of the finest pizza in Oviedo, there truly is only one choice you can make. Of course, that choice is to head over to Flippers!

Besides the wonderful ambiance and setting, the aroma of pizzas baking in the brick oven is enough to draw diners to Flippers. Visit this local pizzeria in Oviedo for piping hot with all the tasty toppings you could imagine.

When it comes to menu selections, you have an array of the best pizzas, from the specialty pizzas, to their classic calzone, to their various sandwiches. The service is superb and you can be certain there is a tasty beverage that will wash down dinner. Finish the meal with a dessert from their menu of sweets.

So, do not hesitate to make Flippers your only destination when you need to have great pizza in Oviedo.

For more information on our Oviedo apartments, feel free to contact us today.