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“Good Sushi”

Funky Monkey Wine Company
Ranked #2,163 of 3,790 Restaurants in Orlando
Price range: $40 - $50
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Colonial and Mills
Description: Restaurant Description: The Funky Monkey Wine Company is a relaxed neighborhood wine bar and eatery near downtown Orlando in the Mills50 District. This restaurant and wine bar is beautifully decorated with hard wood floors, tablecloths, and warm candlelight where earth tones, a stylish wine themed decor and beautiful bar set the mood. This "stylish yet unconventional" wine bar serves 130-wines by the bottle; 40-wines by the glass all served in beautiful Diva Glassware and offers diners an Asian-American influence. An extensive menu offering delectable salads, unique appetizers, entrees ranging from Steak to Sushi and wine and cheese pairings are just a sample of what this hot spot offers locals and tourists alike. Monthly Wine Dinners featuring guest speakers from around the world and nightly specials keep the Monkey exciting and new; everything about this place is fun and pleasantly Funky Monkey. Visit us online at www.funkymonkeywine.com.
Brandon, Canada
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43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Good Sushi”
Reviewed October 21, 2012

Although you can't tell by the name, this place has great sushi. Had sushi as an appetizer and scallops as the main. Al in all great food and good value.
It's called a wine bar but I found the wine list lacking.

Visited October 2012
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Thank Stan C
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ottawa canada
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373 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
“Funny name, but worth a try”
Reviewed October 18, 2012

Not sure how they got the name, but I really expected a bar experience. Was very surprised to see that this was a pretty up class nice restaurant. The combination of Sushi and regular food for appetizers or meals was nice actually. Had a great wine selection. The service was excellent and food was good. Good place for larger groups, not a problem with noise. I would suggest it if you are looking for a nice meal, but don't want it too private. Probably not a date night....

  • Visited October 2012
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Orlando, Florida
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Nothing special”
Reviewed October 11, 2012

My wife and I visited here " we had driven by it dozens of times and did not know exactly where it was. It has a good local reputation, though, so we decided to go on a recent Friday evening. The place was not crowded at 7:00 on a Friday evening, which tells you something. Frankly, we found the food a bit on the greasy side (for our tastes, anyway) and disappointing. They went overboard with butter and seemed to drench the dishes with it. Portions were on the small side, but heavy. Service was good and the waitress was quite pleasant and patient. There was no real ambience. The place seemed like a converted drugstore or something. Tables were tight. I can't really recommend it. I think there are better choices, even in "Little Saigon". Try Lac Viet or Pho 88, for example. Both are nearby, have good food, and the meal will cost half (or less) as much.

Visited September 2012
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Funny name, seriously excellent”
Reviewed September 5, 2012 via mobile

Great food, good atmosphere and awesome name!! The staff is very friendly and helpful. I try to come here every time I'm in the area. It's more expensive than an average weeknight dinner but if you want to treat yourself or take a date, it's worth every penny.

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Orlando, Florida
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“Pleasant Gem”
Reviewed August 19, 2012

I was looking for something different as a local and I found It! Attentive service and chic look ala' Swingers movie. Wish to sit at the Chef's table next time with a bunch of us from the LOCAL SERVICE INDUSTRY! Let's keep it a GEM. Congrats guys, will visit more often!

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank Santiago099
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