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First Look: Inside Reyes Mezcaleria’s 2019 Magical Dining Menu

Celebrate Orlando’s culinary scene with Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining®, now in its 14th year.  Running from Aug. 23 through Sept. 30, 2019, it’s your chance to enjoy three-course, prix-fixe dinners at more than 120 of Orlando’s best restaurants for just $35 per person.  Additionally, through Visit Orlando, $1 from each meal will benefit two local charities: the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Greater Orlando and Lighthouse Central Florida.

We were invited to Reyes Mezcaleria for a sneak peek and taste of their Magical Dining menu this year prepared by Executive Chef Wendy Lopez & Pastry Chef Denise Newberry.  

Reyes Mezcaleria specializes in agave spirits with a large emphasis on mezcal, the celebrated spirit of Oaxaca.  Regionally inspired Mexican dishes are served up in style at this conveniently located North Quarter, Downtown eatery.

This third unique concept by local restaurateurs Jason and Sue Chin is a continuation of their commitment to thoughtful design and uncompromising quality of ingredients.

Reyes Mezcaleria is a perfect place to enjoy unique, high quality Mexican cuisine and spirits in an upscale setting while exploring Downtown Orlando.


Arctic Char Aguachile (GF)
Cured arctic char, pineapple aguachile, avocado, red onion, puffed quinoa, serrano peppers.  This was our table’s favorite appetizer!

Peach Mollete (V)
Grilled rustic bread, queso fresco, grilled peaches, mint, radish

Barbacoa Tostada
Beef brisket, beans, salsa roja, pickled red onion, cotija

Main Course

Grilled Pork Chop (GF)
Duroc pork, peanut mole, roasted cauliflower, baby carrots.

Local Catch (GF)
Pan seared white fish, sweet corn, puree, rainbow cauliflower-caper salsa

Churrasco Steak (GF)
Grilled skirt steak, pipian verde sauce, charred green beans, pickled red onion


Churros (V)
Traditional churros with berry compote, caramel sauce

Guera Cake (V)
Layers of flan and tres leches cake, sable, house whipped cream.  This was our table’s favorite dessert!

Mexican Opera Cake (V)
Almond sponge cake, coffee syrup, valrhona chocolate

Thank you Executive Chef Wendy, Pastry Chef Denise Newberry & the staff at Reyes Mezcaleria for a wonderful meal!  Be sure to check them out for Magical Dining this year!

Reyes Mezcaleria
821 North Orange Avenue Orlando, FL 32801
(407) 868-9007



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