Sarah Hearts Orlando: The Strand

Looking for a great spot for lunch or dinner in Orlando? Check out The Strand, one of Sarah’s favorite farm-to-table restaurants in the Mills 50 neighborhood.

Blogger Sarah Hearts shares about one of her favorite neighborhood eateries in Orlando, Florida.

Our next #sarahheartsorlando stop is at one of my most favorite restaurants in town. The Strand is a farm-t0-table eatery in the Mills 50 neighborhood of Orlando that never disappoints. The serve up delicious, fresh southern-inspired fare for both lunch and dinner.

The Strand, a farm-to-table eatery in the Mills 50 neighborhood of Orlando serves a different fresh menu for lunch and dinner daily. Make sure you save room for dessert and try their daily grain.

Their menu changes daily but there are a few staples, like the Strand burger and the Porkzilla (a loaded pork sandwich) that are often featured. Like most restaurants I visit, I almost always order the daily special. They always have a featured salad that is absolutely delicious and often have a daily special that has fresh Florida fish. Many of their ingredients are locally sourced and they have a large chalkboard by the door that lists where all the ingredients used came from.

Loving the simple mid-century inspired decor in this neighborhood eatery in Orlando, Florida.

The Strand is a great neighborhood restaurant in Orlando, Florida. Their entire farm to table menu is delicious. Just make sure you save room for dessert!

The place is filled with simple, mid-century inspired decor. The walls are a perfect mint green! Though the seating area is small and you’ll often need to wait for a table when stopping in for dinner on a weekend, you can almost always grab a seat at the bar.

This salad is topped with blueberries and candied pecans and dressed with a bacon vinaigrette. Definitely stop in at The Strand next time you visit Orlando.

At our most recent visit, I of course, ordered the daily salad which was one of my favorites to date! The greens were topped with fresh blueberries, spiced pecans, and dressed with a bacon vinaigrette.

This salmon salad sandwich looks so good! It's from The Strand in Orlando. Definitely adding it to my must-visit Orlando list!

Loving the simple mid-century inspired decor in The Strand, a neighborhood farm to table restaurant in the Mills 50 area of Orlando.

The fried chicken sandwich is a lunch staple at the farm-to-table restaurant, The Strand, in Orlando.

Another one of their staples is a huge fried chicken sandwich topped with bacon and house made pickles. I always skip the fries (which I heard are good) and order their daily grain—this time it was a delicious pesto quinoa.

Always save room for dessert when visiting The Strand in the Mills 50 neighborhood of Orlando. This olive oil cake is topped with fresh citrus and whipped cream.

Photography by Amalie Orrange Photography

Next time you’re looking for a new lunch spot or want a new date night restaurant, stop in at The Strand. You’ll be glad you did and always make sure you save room for dessert! Their olive oil cake is moist and simply heavenly. It’s topped with fresh citrus and whipped cream.

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  1. I`m really enjoying this series of posts! The photography is just sublime. Orlando seems like a very cool place :)

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