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Check out the 4 top spots in Orlando's North Orange neighborhood

Cindy's Cafe Authentic Cuban Kitchen | Photo: Sean K./Yelp
Cindy's Cafe Authentic Cuban Kitchen | Photo: Sean K./Yelp

Spending time in North Orange? Get to know this Orlando neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a dessert spot to a a sushi bar.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in North Orange, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.

1. Better Than Sex - A Dessert Restaurant

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Topping the list is Better Than Sex - A Dessert Restaurant, a spot to score desserts and more. Located at 1905 N. Orange Ave., it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 537 reviews on Yelp. 

From the dim lighting to candles, this spot serves up desserts in an intimate setting. Satisfy your sweet tooth with offerings like the red velvet cheesecake or the peanut butter silk pie.

2. The Imperial Wine Bar & Beer Garden

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Next up is wine bar and beer garden The Imperial Wine Bar & Beer Garden, situated at 1800 N. Orange Ave. With 4.5 stars out of 197 reviews on Yelp, it's proven to be a local favorite. 

By day, it's an antique store filled with imported furniture for sale. In the evening, it's a bar offering tapas and drink specials. Yelpers recommend enjoying the charcuterie platter with a pinot noir on the patio. 

3. Cindy's Café Authentic Cuban Kitchen

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Cafe, Cuban and Latin American spot Cindy's Café Authentic Cuban Kitchen is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 2512 N. Orange Ave., 4.5 stars out of 64 reviews. 

Expect classic Cuban fare, including cafe con leche, pastries filled with guava and cheese and Cuban sandwiches. The menu also features dishes like papa rellena and pollo fricasé with salad and maduros and a turkey omelet made with provolone, onions and maduros. 

4. Ta-Ke Sushi

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Ta-Ke Sushi, a sushi bar and Japanese spot, is another neighborhood go-to, with four stars out of 198 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1421 N. Orange Ave. to see for yourself. 

This popular spot, courtesy of the former owner of Wazzabi, draws locals for happy hour, dinner specials and more. Feast on classic rolls like the California, spicy tuna and sweet potato tempura as well as a choice of 20 chef's special rolls. (View this spot's full offerings.)


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