For a lively night out, head to Church Street Station, a revitalized pedestrian district of red-brick warehouses, gas-lit lamps, and late-night lounges. This rococo dining hall feels like it was plucked off Las Ramblas in Barcelona. The menu, also true to Spain, is piled with more than 100 tapas dishes, most $6 to $10, including daring-for-Orlando meats (quail, crispy chicken livers, oxtail), standard ones (chorizo, veal, lamb chops), and plenty of vegetable and fish choices. And, of course, there’s ceviche (I like the tuna, with garlic, lime, onion, and a touch of jalapeño). Because everything’s meant to be shared, the energy is social and vibrant. Things get loud when the flamenco band clacks and strums, so enjoy the evening on the front patio. Then club-crawl on Church Street late into the night.
125 W. Church St., Orlando
Our Rating Neighborhood Downtown Area Hours Sun–Mon 5–10pm; Tues–Thurs 5pm–midnight; Fri–Sat 5pm–2am Phone 321/281-8140 Prices Tapas $8–$12 Cuisine Type Tapas Web site Cevíche