Comfort Suites UCF Area - Research Park
12101 Challenger Pkwy
Orlando, FL 32826
Phone: (407) 737-7303
Fax: (407) 737-7304
Deko Lounge, conveniently situated across from the campus of the University of Central Florida in east Orlando, provides the college crowd a hip place to hang out. The lounge has a state-of-the-art sound system and an amazing light show in addition to a variety of local and guest DJs that push the systems to the max. Outstanding features of this popular high-energy nightclub include a patio area, VIP club, affordable nightly drink specials and 20 flavors of Hookah to choose from. Deko Lounge presents various special events, including Ladies Night, Hip Hop Fridays, Top Shelf Thursday, Bring It Back Fridays and others. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
As a part of the University of Central Florida, The Venue is a sought after place to showcase the best in the entertainment through music. There are shows of the popular artists like Engelbert Humperdinck, Kenny G., Bobby Vinton, The Smothers Brothers and The Spinners. So book your tickets early to get the front row seats and enjoy the music created by the Grammy award winners.
This large, brightly lit Puerto Rican eatery features delicacies flavored with garlic, cilantro and popular island spices. Pechuga al Ajillo, a boneless grilled chicken breast, is served with fried green plantains, a culinary mainstay of Caribbean islands with Spanish heritage. Tripleta de Mariscos features a mélange of seafood, including conch, octopus and shrimp. At dessert, a 'three-milk cake' is the must-have treat. After the kitchen closes on Thursday through Saturday, you can shake that booty to the sounds of live salsa music as the restaurant becomes a nightclub.
Live it up at Roxy, where the drinks keep flowing and music keeps getting better. The wooden dance floor is waxed perfectly, so that you glide easily as you salsa on Latin Wednesdays. House mixes and hip hop are the music of choice. One dollar drinks are available on Tuesdays. Casual wear is not allowed, although jeans are permitted occasionally. Upstairs, there's a VIP area for members only. Those above 18 are allowed, although 21-and-above is the age requirement.
Located northeast of Orlando in the beautiful town of Casselberry, Shakers Lounge is the place to see and be seen. A favorite of dancers of all ages from 21 (must be to enter), put on your best dancing outfit and stop by to check it out. Step inside to the spacious layout filled with dark woods on the floors and walls, low lighting and a huge dance floor. Choose from a seat at the full-service bar or reserve a spot in the VIP area. Entertainment includes trivia games, televised sporting events, contemporary music, live shows, DJs and an art gallery. Free valet is available along with many drink and event specials, offered on various days and times. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Shake your body and flaunt your moves at this really cool and famous nightclub Revolution, which attracts the most happening crowd of Orlando. With the DJ's spinning some awesome music, this place is mostly over-crowded on weekends. Spread over an area of 14,000 square feet, this club also features a spacious outdoor patio, where you can chill out with friends and family. The Majestic Theater and Lounge located at this nightclub hosts some of the best live music concerts, plays and theater performances.
Sporting a warm and an informal atmosphere, Uncle Lou's Entertainment Hall, is a dive bar that is frequented by the locals throughout the week. Featuring a well-stocked bar that serves the choicest variety of drinks, this bar hosts live music concerts. The evenings could not have been more entertaining and fun-filled.
The menu here changes monthly, but the food is always good. Casually dressed patrons sit at barstools that are pulled up to butcher-block tables atop terrazzo floors. The decor is simple but effective for casual dining. Choices include Caesar's Salad, a roasted duck sandwich, and a Chicken Tortilla Pie, among other intriguing combinations. Pastas and salads come in full or half portions for hearty or picky eaters. Dexter's offers more than 30 wines and champagnes, available by the glass or bottle. A very nice Chardonnay runs about $26 for a bottle.
Savoy Orlando is located in the heart of Orlando. It is gay-owned and operated and one of the best-kept secrets of downtown. Here you will find the most attractive, friendliest and shirtless bartenders serving you some of the finest ultra premium liquors at probably the best prices around. Savoy has incredible fashionable furnishings and includes a large outside patio and garden area and two rooms (bars) offering plenty of entertainment. This consist of great music, pool tables, darts, video games, soft porn on 8 large-screen TVs, nightly dancers, DJs and more. Each day offers a variety of different specialty drinks at extremely low prices and a large assortment of imported and domestic beers to enjoy. - Diane Dilov-Schultheis
The Orchid Lounge at RanGetsu is located a short trip north of Downtown Orlando and just one mile north of Winter Park Village. It is open in the evenings during some weekdays and on the weekends. The contemporary Japanese restaurant transforms into a hot nightspot for late night fun. The lounge offers guests dining and entertainment elements often found in metropolis settings, such as Tokyo, Miami and Los Angeles. Enjoy a stylish lounge setting featuring amazing lighting and great music. Drink selections include a large variety of wines, beers, sake and other specialty cocktails from the fully stocked bar. Choose VIP booths for an enhanced experience. All guests can order from the sushi bar. -Diane Dilov-Schultheis
Central Station Rock Bar is a great neighborhood bar that offers a lot of diverse entertainment. Located in downtown Orlando, Central Station Rock Bar is the place the locals go to hangout. A young (or young at heart), happy and relaxed crowd can be found at Central Station Rock Bar rocking out to live national, regional and local bands on most nights of the week. Central Station Rock Bar also has karaoke on Sunday nights. It is Orlando's leading New York styled neighborhood watering hole with a fully stocked bar offering plenty of drink specials served by friendly staff. Central Station Rock Bar is a great place to meet people in downtown Orlando.
Housed in a circa-1929 building that served for 50 years as home to the Firestone Service and Tire Center, this landmark club is now one of Central Florida's largest and best-known dance arenas. Much of the 13,000-square-foot building is dedicated to dance floors and a large stage on which bands perform nightly. Sometimes raucous, the crowd grooves under wild lighting. Saturday features a predominantly gay crowd.