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“Bored of burgers - try this!!!!”

Hot Krust Panini Kitchen
Ranked #6 of 3,931 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $9
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Remember when meats were freshly roasted in-house? When trust, respect and costumer service were priorities? If you don't remember those days, HK is here to show you what it was like. Hot Krust is a Panini Sandwich Kitchen in Orlando, Florida, offering delicious panini sandwiches, soups, and salads. Our recipes call for only the freshest gourmet ingredients. When you taste our fresh ingredients, you will immediately notice the difference, and will not want to go elsewhere. The idea behind Hot Krust is really simple. Fresh made panini sandwiches using high quality products at affordable prices. And since "fresh made" is what we aim for, processed meats are never part of our sandwiches.
Reviewed September 9, 2013

On the back of reading the reviews I went there today for lunch and was not disappointed. The chicken sandwich I had was extremely tasty. Excellent choice of fresh and healthy sandwiches and excellent staff who explained how the meat and waffle 'fries' were cooked. Loved it and will be back a few more times in the remaining 10 days of my holiday.

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Thank Jools2102
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Reviewed September 8, 2013

We are back in Orlando area after a two year gap and desperately searched online to fine some new places to eat. After reading the reviews on TA we decided to call into Hot Krust Panini Kitchen after a session at Universal studios.

The restaurant location is in a strip mall on the corner of Sand Lake / Turkey Lake Road, so close to I-Drive and I-4, so you have no excuse than to give it a try. Open 8 - 8 daily.

First impressions are very good. Outdoor seating, very clean and unusual layout in the restaurant, has the look of a chain without actually being a chain (but its destined for great things in the future). We chatted to two local Police Detectives on the way in and both recommended the place, so that says a lot.

The owner is very passionate about the food and concept, taking time to explain both. You order your food at the counter, are given a marker with a number to sit on your table and the food is then brought to you. The food is made fresh, but it doesn't take long.

Now to the key point, the food. In an area full of chain restaurants and unhealthy fries with everything Hot Krust is a revelation. The food is to die for: fresh; tasty and in amounts that are ideal for lunchtime. Their fries are baked, adding to a healthy choice, the potato and sweet potato "fries" are both highly recommended as an accompaniment to the delicious Panini's. As for costs, $6 for lunch is incredible value when the food is worth far more.

We are definitely going back with our second visit planned for today, definitely one not to miss.

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Thank Paulus2804
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Reviewed September 5, 2013 via mobile

If you like earl of sandwich you will love this place! Best heathy and tasty food you will find! The owner cares about his food and customers and on both our visits asked how everything was! We will defenately go back next time we are in Orlando.

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Reviewed September 3, 2013

This place is amazing!!! The panini are so tasty and fresh and the guy that takes your order is so nice and attentive! The service is great!
Do try the chili...the many reviews recomending it don't lie!

1  Thank traveler1007
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

Following the advise of trip advisor members we ate at this gem of a restaurant. What a rare find especially in Orlando. Where you either find fast food or over priced average food. One word describes our experience .WOW!!!
The restaurant is right next to whole foods on turkey lake rd. All food is prepared fresh for that day.
As it was explained to us. no preservatives, hormones, or additives are used on or in anything they serve. They are open for lunch and dinner and close at 8pm.The menu consist of almost any kind of Panini or salad you can imagine. With some of the best selection of local sauces that you can find. The average price of a panini or salad is around 6.50. They offer three types of fries. All Baked. Waffle fries, sweet potato waffle fries or spicy waffle fries. We chose the later two. Awesome healthy fries WOW. I orders the Philly cheese steak Panini. I really never tasted meat in a sandwich that tasted that good. The spicy sauce I added was equally as good. My wife had the special chicken Panini. it was so good she was reluctant to share. They also served some excellent tropical unsweetened iced tea along with other fountain drinks. Do yourself or family a favor search out this gem of a restaurant. Not only was it a healthier option. It was some of the best tasting Panini's we ever ate.

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Thank webpro11
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