I Heart Mac & Cheese opens 1st Central Florida location, more planned

At least 3 locations planned in Seminole, Orange counties

Sandwich from I Heart Mac & Cheese (I Heart Mac & Cheese)

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. – Purveyors of lactose-laden meals I Heart Mac & Cheese has opened its first Central Florida location in Seminole County.

The location in Altamonte Springs — 931 N. State Road 434, Suite 1045 — opened its doors Wednesday morning.


As one might expect, I Heart Mac & Cheese specializes in mac and cheese bowls featuring a variety of mix-in options, such as Buffalo chicken and bleu cheese or lobster and white truffle.

The menu also features grilled cheese and tacos, which are filled with mac and cheese. The restaurant also features vegan options for those looking to enjoy without all the dairy.

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According to the business’ website, at least two more Central Florida locations are in the works — one in Winter Park and another in Lake Mary. No exact locations or opening dates have been announced.

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Thomas Mates is a digital storyteller for News 6 and ClickOrlando.com. He also produces the podcast Florida Foodie. Thomas is originally from Northeastern Pennsylvania and worked in Portland, Oregon before moving to Central Florida in August 2018. He graduated from Temple University with a degree in Journalism in 2010.