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98Forty Tapas & Tequila

#704 of 2,921 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Convention Way & street, Orlando, FL
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Springfield
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Seating is where people walk and it i at a bar. I would not eat there again. There are not real TAPAS but finger food.

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Thank pchat1
Hopewell Junction, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After having big meals, this place was the place to eat. Service was good and the food was delicious. The margarita's were very good.

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Thank Barbara N
Vancouver, Washington
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395 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is literally just a countertop restaurant in the hotel lobby. It's a cute little place with great bottle of tequila on display. I found the prices to be too expensive but I think everything in the hotel was. The strawberry lemonade, which was an adult beverage, wasn't good. It was too syrupy. I needed some carbonation added to be... More 

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Thank KendraDawnRN
Starkville, Mississippi
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124 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

As others have already mentioned, this restaurant/bar is an interesting set up in that it has a combined service set up with the Banshoo Sushi Bar that is setup immediately opposite across the primary north-south lobby walkway that take you from registration to the Grand Ballroom area. If you want sushi and enjoy watching the chefs prepare your meal, then... More 

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Thank Jeffrey D
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Tried several small plates- all were good, well-presented. You can order at the counter or enjoy at the Sam & Bubbe's restaurant and bar across the walkway.

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Thank msspode
Mullica Hill, New Jersey, United States
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118 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Ate here after spending the day at the Zumba Convention--the staff were great & were jamming to the Zumba tunes from the adjacent lobby bar. The food was excellent & drinks were quite good. It was great not having to look for a place to eat since we did not have a rental car.

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Thank Donna S
Nappanee
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151 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

It was difficult to ascertain where the restaurant was at first. The photo shown is the entire "restaurant" or bar. You can be served from the menu at tables across the lobby from the bar location. The tapas restaurant and sushi bar share the same menu, likewise confusing to me. However, the server was excellent and I had a lovely,... More 

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Thank Mandy H
Sterling, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Quick, delicious, nice staff who clearly love their job! Portions are big for tapas. I ordered two things and wish I just got one! At a conference at the convention center and dining alone. So glad I didn't eat in my room!!

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Thank Jeanette L
Dallas, TX
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Had lots of fun sitting at the bar and chatting with the chefs. We let them pick our menu and they didn't steer us wrong! Marcus and Joshua were fun and knowledgable and very talented. Yum! Get the ribs and traditional ceviche and empanadas!

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Thank lyndiva
Des Moines, Iowa
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

food was good, I had the tacos and guacamole dip, Met a group in the lobby and this was the best option there. Service was a little slow the food was good

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Bar, Spanish, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Convention Way & street, Orlando, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?