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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Manuel’s on the 28th

390 N. Orange Ave. (Livingston St.) Send to Phone
Mention "special occasion dining" in Orlando, and Manuel’s on the 28th is always on the top of the list, literally and figuratively.

Dinner Tues.-Sat.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Manuel’s on the 28th Restaurant Review

: High atop the Bank of America building downtown, an elevator zips up 28 floors to this glass jewel box with floor-to-ceiling windows and a jaw-dropping view of the City Beautiful. Crisp linens, fresh orchids and professional service start the evening off right. You’ll feel right at home in the “preferred” jacket and dressy attire. The menu is limited and the kitchen small, but there’s a diverse selection of “contemporary world” cuisine. Dishes change seasonally, but you’ll generally find a buttery beef tenderloin; whatever fish is freshest, like fennel-pollen-dusted Chilean sea bass; and a mint-pesto-crusted rack of lamb. Or make it easy and just order the prix-fixe dinner with four lovely courses. French and American wines dominate the pricey wine list that also includes a wide selection of vintage ports and Cognacs. With just 95 seats, the place fills fast, so early reservations are a must. Forget engagements, birthdays and anniversaries---Manuel’s on the 28th is something to celebrate all by itself.


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