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“Delicious Surprise!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Q'Kenan Restaurant

Q'Kenan Restaurant
Ranked #9 of 3,745 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $15
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Waukesha
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Delicious Surprise!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2013

My colleage and I were in Orlando for a conference and were staying at the Marriott Suite area on Vineland. We noticed that there are MANY chain restaurants, and wanted something with a little different feel that was within walking distance of our hotel. We found a map that had Q-Kenan listed on it so we decided to check it out.
Q-Kenan is a little hole-in-the-wall restaurant that we didn't even notice at first - it's part of an outdoor strip mall area.
We were able to sit outside, which was nice, and were served here quickly. Our server is from Venezuela and was a charming young man.
My colleague and I both ordered the traditional meat, rice, beans and plantains meal - and it was delicious! It was very reasonably priced, at around $9.00, but don't quote me because I was so enchanted with the food that I don't really remember.
My one suggestion, though, avoid the fried yuca - it was nothing special.
The rest of it, though, was a very delicious latin meal.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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English first
Atlanta, Georgia
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213 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Wanted it to be better.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

Never had Venezuelian food, so thought we would give it a try.
Empenadas were very tasty. The grilled meat platter was ok.
Thier beer was very good however.

Visited March 2013
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Level Contributor
33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great latin/Venezuelan food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 3, 2013

Arepas with eggs...fried plantains...great food. Loved the breakfast with fried maduros, eggs, arepas and black beans. Patacones were excellent also.

Visited February 2013
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Thank Enerfood
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Portland, Maine
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41 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Irish eyes took us to Latin food.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2013

We thought this was an Irish bar that would have the football game on - boy were we surprised! The signage is not clear out front, but we are glad we stepped in. It took a while to find the game on their cable, but they were glad to do it. Then we saw the menu. We were confused, but had an amazingly patient waitress. We enjoyed a dinner plate, a sandwich, and a couple sides. All was excellent. The beer was also good. We loved our adventure and wanted to go back again - too bad it was our last night in town.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank claring
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Delicious”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2012 via mobile

Being from NC and not being able to eat this food all year round my family and I could not pass the opportunity to indulge ourselves with good food. The service, quality, and value were right. Definitely going back for lunch tomorrow!

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank aamayora
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