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Inside Look: Magical Dining at Soco Thornton Park

Soco Restaurant features Southern Contemporary Cuisine with a progressive culinary approach under the direction of award -winning Executive Chef/Partner Greg Richie featuring a genuine Southern hospitality in a warm and welcoming environment in the heart of Thornton Park in Downtown Orlando.

Executive Chef/Partner Greg Richie has a long history in some of Orlando’s finest kitchens, having worked for celebrity chefs Emeril Lagasse and James Beard Award Winner Roy Yamaguchi at the original Roy’s Restaurant in Hawaii.

With Soco, he returns to his Southern roots with a contemporary interpretation of one of America’s classic cuisines. Soco was recently awarded the “Golden Spoon” from Florida Trend Magazine in 2020, which recognizes the best restaurants in the state of Florida.

Soco is currently participating in Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining through October 31, 2020, where guests can order a prix fixe menu for 3 dishes for $35, with $1 of each meal going to local charity Feed the Need Florida.

This restaurant is featuring dine-in and limited outdoor seating may be available.

Soco’s Magical Dining Menu


Smoked Fish Fritters
spicy chow-chow tartar sauce

Fried Green Tomatoes (GF)
crispy benton’s country ham, horseradish remoulade

Cornmeal Crisped Oysters
chicharrónes, green tomato salsa, herb cream

Main Course

Sweet Pea, Lemon-Ricotta Tart (V)
marinated heirloom cherry tomatoes, fresh herbs

Grilled Meatloaf on Garlic Mashed Potatoes
andouille sausage-smoked onion gravy, crispy onion rings, asparagus

Molasses Brined Heritage Pork Chop (GF)
confit marble potatoes, brussels sprouts, grain mustard-burgundy reduction


Chocolate Pecan Pie
chantilly cream, “hot” chocolate sauce

Green Apple and Goat Cheese Bread Pudding
sauternes crème anglaise, dried fruit compote

Optional Enhancement

Wine Pairing +20
upgrade to a wine pairing with each of the three courses.

(GF) gluten free | (V) vegetarian | (VG) vegan – Dietary symbols indicate a dish meets this preference or can be altered to meet guest’s request. Please advise server of any food restrictions or allergies.

Bonus – Happy Hour specials – Check out their fantastic happy hour menu including deviled eggs, $6 old-fashioned cocktails and more daily. On Wednesdays, they have special half off all wine bottles and Hammerhead Oysters from Massachusetts for only $1 each.

Deviled Eggs at Soco
Old Fashioned
$1 Oysters on Wednesdays only for Happy Hour!

Soco Thornton Park
629 East Central Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32801
Phone: 407-849-1800
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Closed Monday
Tuesday-Friday: 5pm-9pm
Saturday-Sunday: 10:30am-9pm
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 10:30am-3pm


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