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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Funky Monkey Wine Company

912 N. Mills Ave. (Colonial Dr.) Send to Phone
407-427-1447
Funky Monkey Wine Company serves up satisfying food at reasonable prices.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Funky Monkey Wine Company, Orlando, FL

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Funky Monkey Wine Company Restaurant Review

: Forget the silly name and do your best to overlook the location on busy Mills Avenue and scant parking options (you’re lucky if you find a spot on the street, and there’s no parking lot). But if you make it in the door, you’ll be among the grateful customers enjoying sophisticated creations in the small dining room with just a handful of tables. It’s a tight space with subdued lighting, but there’s a neighborhood friendliness to the place as chefs make their way from table to table, greeting plenty of diners by name. The menu is eclectic, and designer sushi rolls are a menu favorite---but there’s no sushi bar, it all comes out of the kitchen (and all sushi rolls are half price on Mondays with purchase of wine, beer or an entrée). Nibble on starters such as an avocado stuffed with spicy ahi, cream cheese, eel sauce, spicy mayo and sriracha sauce or beef carpaccio with arugula, capers and shaved Parmesan. Entrée standouts include a bowl of fish, shrimp and soba noodles in spicy tomato broth and panko-crusted yellowtail snapper with tomato, ginger, white wine and mashed potatoes. Chef-owner-sommelier Eddie Nickell put together a thoughtful wine list that nicely matches the food.



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