Visiting Orlando in the fall can be a real treat. Guests flock to our wickedly fun Halloween theme park events and eat their way through our fall food festivals across the destination. This is a great time of year to enjoy a cornucopia of delicious treats created by our chefs who make dining in Orlando one of our main attractions.
Visit Orlando's fall foodie fans have selected a list of 15 fall treats to enjoy in Orlando in 2015.
#1. Pumpkin Cheesecake at SLATE Orlando
The newest independent restaurant along Orlando's restaurant row on Sand Lake Road is serving up several fall treats this season. For dessert, SLATE is creating a Pumpkin Cheesecake made with ginger snap, hazelnut fluff and pumpkin seeds.
#2. Autumn Chocolate Pecan Tart at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge
Photo: The Disney Food Blog
The Mara, the casual dining restaurant at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, has added some surprising seasonal treats to their menu including an Autumn Chocolate Pecan Tart topped with a bright red chocolate garnish making it the perfect fall Disney treat.
#3. Pumpkin Pie Gelato at Four Seasons Orlando
The Four Season's Lickety Split offers a deliciously thick pumpkin pie gelato to be a refreshingly fabulous treat this fall. The new luxury resort welcomes guests and visitors alike to indulge in Lickety Split's quirky and classic gelato flavors and unique desserts.
#4. Smoked Butternut Squash Ravioli at Soco
Soco has breathed new life into the culinary corner of downtown Orlando known as Thornton Park. This fall, Chef Greg Richie is serving up a Smoked Butternut Squash Ravioli with Collard Greens & Goat Cheese, Mushroom Cream Sauce.
#5. Maple Walnut Cupcake at Blue Bird Bake Shop
The award-winning Blue Bird Bake Shop, near downtown Orlando, is serving up all sorts of fall treats including their Maple Walnut cupcake made with a brown sugar cupcake with chopped walnuts, topped with maple cream cheese icing and a maple glaze, then finished with a whole walnut.
#6. Pumpkin Wontons at Bento Cafe
Bento's famous pan-Asian flair and this season's trending tastes come together in this new take on a traditional dish. Bentos's pumpkin wontons contains fresh pumpkin and holiday spices, wrapped in a thin crispy shell topped with a caramel drizzle and dusted powdered sugar.
#7. Indian Summer Pumpkin Ale at Cask & Larder
In the heart of Winter Park, the brewmaster at Cask & Larder has concocted a new seasonal beer that is like fall in a cup. Orlando's "southern public house" has released their Indian Summer Pumpkin Ale brewed with 150 pounds of Calabaza Squash and fall spices.
#8. Spiced Apple Coffee at Barney's Coffee Kitchen
In downtown Orlando and Winter Park, Barney'e Coffee Kitchen is brewing a comforting coffee blend brings the taste of a bright green apple and fresh pickled fruit with the aromatic flavors of cinnamon, nutmeg and clove. Barney's even sells the spiced apple ground coffee for you to take home and brew yourself!
#9. Pumpkin Pie Martini at Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek Resort
Never thought a pumpkin could fit in a martini glass? Think again. The Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort at Bonnet Creek is serving up a drink that packs a whipped pumpkin syrup and cream base with a dose of Stolichnaya Vanilla Vodka, and a graham cracker rim for a martini glass full of fall.
#10. Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cinnamon Buttercream Icing at SeaWorld Orlando
While you're making a splash at SeaWorld Orlando this fall, don't forget to stop by Cypress Bakery, where these delectable pumpkin cupcakes will be served along with seasonally flavored Starbucks coffee.
#10. Autumn Buzz at Ravenous Pig
In Winter Park, The Ravenous Pig's Kristian Sirani Angostura invented this tasty handcrafted drink that is buzzing with 7 year rum, butternut squash purée, apple brandy, fernet syrup, lime and blackstrap rum.
#11. Pumpkin Spice Churros at Tapa Toro
At I-Drive 360 on International Drive, the new Tapa Toro puts a fall twist on a famous Spanish dessert. Their crispy churros are topped with a fall spiced sugar and served with three warm sauces: dulce de leche, pumpkin spiced caramel glaze, and your choice of chocolate or raspberry melt.
#12. Pumpkin Gnocchetti at Prato
Prato in Winter Park is putting a fall twist on an Italian favorite with their Pumpkin Gnocchetti served with braised butternut squash, brown butter sauce and spiced pepitas. Their antipasti menu also includes a Seminole Pumpkin Crostini made with pork ciccioli, watermelon radish and apple.
#13. Gluten Free Pumpkin Cupcake at Sweet by Holly
Sweet by Holly is both serious about fall flavors and both gluten free and vegan options. Located in East Orlando in Waterford Lakes, Holly is serving up her seasonal Gluten Free Pumpkin cupcake through Thanksgiving Eve. All of her gluten free and vegan options are made with dedicated counter space, utensils, pots & pans and are displayed separately from her regular treats, all to avoid cross contamination.
#14. Pumpkin Spice Kombucha at Market on South
Orlando's newest market and resturant located near the Milk District in the downtown area and dedicated to all things vegan is offering a fresh menu of fall treats including a Pumpkin Spice Kombucha. Market on South is also serving up pumpkin spice YOLO's (gluten free), and pumpkin poptarts.
#15. Caramelized Grilled Sea Scallops at Seasons 52
Even the ocean is ringing in the fall! Seasons 52's original location on Sand Lake Road in Orlando is serving up savory scallops that are served over a butternut squash risotto, surrounded by broccolini, and topped with a lemon butter drizzle.
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