Orlando’s Curry Ford West Main Street
Known for its distinct, mid-century modern-inspired design and architecture, Curry Ford West Main Street — aka “The Retro District” — is part of the Orlando Main Streets program. Just a few miles east of downtown Orlando and close to Orlando International Airport, this eclectic neighborhood offers MICHELIN Guide dining, laid-back nightlife, boutique shopping and other fun reasons to make it part of your next visit to Orlando, all while respecting tradition and embracing the new.
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Designated as one of Orlando’s Market Streets, Curry Ford West benefits from deep community roots. In fact, many families have lived in the neighborhood for multiple generations. Running along Curry Ford Road, the district is about 15 minutes from the city’s core and a short walk or bike ride from beautiful Lake Underhill Park.
This district’s restaurants bring international flare to the table, starting with MICHELIN Bib Gourmand honoree Papa Llama. You can also enjoy some of Orlando’s best pizza at the MICHELIN Recommended Pizza Bruno.
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Other local favorites include Bad As’s Burgers, La Fiesta Mexican Grill, JJ’s Fresh From Scratch, Daybreak Diner, Cilantro’s Taqueria, Theo’s Kitchen, and more. While you’re there, make sure to stop and snag a cookie from Charlie’s Bakery & Creamery, one of Orlando’s oldest bakeries with more than 50 years of history. They even baked the celebratory cake for the United States’ first moonwalk.
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You’ll find a vast collection of beer in Curry Ford West — both locally brewed and from around the world — as well as wine and spirits. Quench your thirst at venues like Roque Pub, The Commission Beer Chamber, Claddagh Cottage Irish Pub and Hourglass Brewing.
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Make time for the district’s boutiques, too. Local favorites include The Vintage Chair, Freehand Goods, Sun Thrift Antique Shop and The Gift Guru. Get out and see what else is waiting to be discovered in Curry Ford West Main Street.
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