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Northwest Grille Restaurant Review: It may be Central Florida, but there’s a definite ocean breeze flowing at Northwest Grille. Within the dark wood interior, inlaid shells line the sturdy wooden tables while beach accents such as nets and balls decorate the walls. The friendly staff welcomes diners and settles them at one of the booths that fill the dining room or porch seating area. A frothy drink from the bar offers a respite from those steamy Southern nights. Fresh seafood is the specialty here (though red meat-eaters are also taken care of), especially the beer-battered “drunken grouper” or miso-glazed yellowtail. A sweet seafood smell wafts through the kitchen door as meals are quickly brought to the table. From locals to students and their parents, this Grille is a hometown draw (and far from the crowds that converge at eateries near the University).