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Great area by Lake Eola

This is a wonderful local old time area that is very close to Lake Eola and the down town seen... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DeBary, Florida
Great place

Was in here numerous times on my stay ...Great staff ...Amber ..Bailey ..Regan...And many more... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2018
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This charming neighborhood is home to some of Orlando's best restaurants and shops.
Washington St. / Summerlin Ave., East of Lake Eola, Orlando, FL
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful local old time area that is very close to Lake Eola and the down town seen. There are places to eat and lots of local bars. Try it at night.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Was in here numerous times on my stay ...Great staff ...Amber ..Bailey ..Regan...And many more Excuse misspellings girls lol Great service Great attention to detail Great bartending Great food Worth a visit Will be back

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Z9486UVtoml
Reviewed September 19, 2018

We went to Thornton Park on a Friday day. It was a nice quaint place, but honestly nothing was really happening. I would think that if it was an evening, or during a event like a art show, or festival it would be really cool....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Avonnow
Reviewed June 22, 2018

If like me all you knew about Orlando previously was the highways and the big attractions (DisneyWorld, SeaWorld, PlasticButtonWorld...), you would probably be just as excited as I was to learn about Thornton Park, a suburban area with lovely homes, etc. I walked down Washington...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Charming_Karl
Reviewed April 8, 2018

an amazing place for business or pleasure. Stayed at the Veranda at Thornton Park and was completly taken back by the beauty and hospitality. So many wonderful places to eat and drink within a watermelon crawl of the Veranda. Will be going back time and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank William H
Reviewed March 24, 2018

We found this area quite by accident after we took a wrong turn off the highway. We turned down the most quaint little street that is lined with wonderful turn of the century arts and crafts homes. There's a little lake right in the centre...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Deborahjune
Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed chillin around the park area as there was great options of food to choose from. The shops are also unique and quaint.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank SteveRainville99
Reviewed February 22, 2018

Thornton Park is a historical district located in Downtown Orlando adjacent to Lake Eola. This district contains historical craftsman style bungalows that have been converted into bars, coffee shops and restaurants. The brick lined streets just add flavor to this beautiful area of Orlando. Jolly...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank luckyj_12
Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

Of you want to walk around the lake or walk a dog, this a the place to do it. Parking is about $5 depending on the lot you find. Farmers market had a nice mix of the usual suspects. Drove around and looked at the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank jenniffers2013
Reviewed October 24, 2017

This is a very nice and serene part of town, not far from Lake Eola. The houses are small, bungalow type homes but very well kept and maintained. There are restaurants and shops scattered around including a Graffiti Junkton and Starbucks. If we lived in...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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