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The 5 best spots to score tapas in Orlando

Photo: Chroma Modern Bar + Kitchen/Yelp
Photo: Chroma Modern Bar + Kitchen/Yelp

Looking to sample the best tapas around town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top tapa outlets in Orlando, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're on the hunt.

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1. Sticky Rice Lao Street Food

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First on the list is Sticky Rice Lao Street Food. Located at 1915 E. Colonial Drive in Colonialtown North, the Laotian spot, which offers tapas and more, is the highest-rated tapa spot in Orlando, boasting 4.5 stars out of 544 reviews on Yelp.

2. Hawkers Asian Street Fare

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Next up is Colonialtown North's Hawkers Asian Street Fare, situated at 1103 Mills Ave. North. With four stars out of 2,015 reviews on Yelp, the Asian fusion spot, which offers tapas and ramen, has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Chroma Modern Bar + Kitchen

Photo: Chroma Modern Bar + Kitchen/Yelp

Lake Nona South's Chroma Modern Bar + Kitchen, located at 6967 Lake Nona Blvd., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the cocktail bar and New American spot, which offers tapas and more, 4.5 stars out of 497 reviews.

4. Strong Water Tavern

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Over in Florida Center, check out Strong Water Tavern, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 122 reviews on Yelp. You can find the bar and Caribbean spot, which offers tapas and more, at 6601 Adventure Way.

5. La Femme Du Fromage

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Last but not least, there's La Femme Du Fromage, a local favorite with 4.5 stars out of 110 reviews. Stop by East End Market, 3201 Corrine Drive to hit up the cheese shop and wine tasting class spot, which offers tapas and more, next time you're in the mood.


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