A warm welcome and indulgent comfort foods are just some of the memorable moments guests will experience as they walk through Metro Diner’s doors for the first time on Tuesday, December 12. Just ask Guy Fieri who featured the diner in an episode of Diners, Drive-In’s, and Dives.
The 3,500-sq. ft. eatery will open its second Orlando-area location at 11650 University Blvd., featuring a menu of everyone’s favorite diner classics and gluten-friendly options. Serving all day breakfast, lunch and dinner, the diner will indulge the taste buds with new twists on traditional dishes made-from-scratch and sip on beer, wine, mimosas and Bloody Marys.
“Guests feel at home when they come to Metro Diner because we welcome them as if they are coming to our own house,” said Orlando Metro Diner Managing Partner Ron Marth.
“Metro Diner is known as the place where ‘the locals eat’ and we hope to be the new go-to-diner destination in Orlando.”
Being creative with food, Metro Diner makes sure that guests don’t have to go far to discover new delicious dishes by featuring daily blackboard specials. Using quality ingredients and a scratch kitchen, the diner makes their own sauces, soups and compotes. In addition, Metro Diner hand cuts their home fries and cracks fresh eggs daily.
From its Fried Chicken and Waffles topped with house-made strawberry butter and signature sweet and spicy syrup, to its Charleston Shrimp & Grits, the large portion sizes enable every guest to enjoy a delicious meal at a great value, with most dishes priced under $15. The diner will feature seating for 98 guests inside, 28 outside and will be open on Sunday from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Monday through Saturday from 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
The Orlando community is invited to celebrate the arrival of Metro Diner at special pre-opening charity events. All donations on Saturday, December 9 will benefit the Marc Stockwell Vet Memorial, Inc., whose primary goal is to provide funding for The Veterans Tribute in Oviedo and help local veterans and their families in time of need. On Sunday, December 10 all donations will benefit Boys Town, a charity committed to changing the way America cares for children, families and communities. Guests who provide a donation will receive a sneak peek of the new eatery and enjoy Metro Diner favorites. Reservations can be made for the fundraisers from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. or 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. by calling the charity reservation line at 407-801-9043.
Metro Diner is hiring over 100 Orlando-area residents. Applications to join the Metro Diner team are being accepted for all positions including servers, hosts, cooks and kitchen staff. Metro Diner provides a team atmosphere with long-term career growth opportunities and competitive compensation. Interested applicants can complete the online application here: https://MetroDiner.com/employment.
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