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Dress Up for Your Next Date Night in Mills

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Date night doesn’t have to be boring, especially in the Mills 50 area. The dining scene is filled with an abundance of hidden gems that will fill your tummies and your hearts.

From yummy food to unbeatable happy hour menus, we’ve got you covered. So get dressed up—or casual—for your next date night in Mills!

Bar Hopping in Mills 50

Everything in the Mills 50 area is close in proximity, making bar-hopping the perfect date night idea. We recommend starting with The Guest House and Sunroom, then going from there.

The Guest House is a chic, plant-filled, relaxed cocktail bar with an outdoor area and a popular Mills 50 happy hour menu. Every day from four to eight, you can beat the Florida heat with an ice-cold, happy hour drink.

After trying the endless creative cocktails, hop over to their sister bar right next door for an equally cool experience. 

Monday | 4PM–2AM
Tuesday | 4PM–2AM
Wednesday | 4PM–2AM
Thursday | 4PM–2AM
Friday | 4PM–2AM
Saturday | 12PM–2AM
Sunday | 12PM–2AM

📍 1321 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803

Affordable drinks in a fun environment? We’re in. The Sunroom is located right next door to its sister bar, making for the perfect bar hopping date night spot. This stylish space is known for its custom cocktails and bottle service. Yes, you can take home bottle cocktails. 

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 6PM–12AM
Wednesday | 6PM–12AM
Thursday | 6PM–12AM
Friday | 6PM–12AM
Saturday | 6PM–12AM
Sunday | Closed

📍 1319 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803

Find The Best Mills 50 Happy Hours

There’s no shortage of top-notch happy hour menus in the Mills 50 area. Whether you’re looking for a casual or elegant spot, there’s sure to be a restaurant or bar perfect for every date night vibe. 

Hawkers Asian Street Food is serving up delicious Asian grub, craft cocktails, and great vibes. Their large menu is packed with multi-generational family recipes, many of which are still served on the streets of Asia today. Talk about an authentic and yummy date night experience. 

Every Monday to Friday from 3 pm to 6 pm, this laid-back restaurant offers incredible happy hour deals. With delicious small plates and fun-named cocktails, you’ll be planning an early date night. 

Monday | 11AM–10PM
Tuesday | 11AM–10PM
Wednesday | 11AM–10PM
Thursday | 11AM–10PM
Friday | 11AM–11PM
Saturday | 11AM–11PM
Sunday | 11AM–10PM

📍 1103 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803

Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or just wanting a taste of fine French dining in Orlando, you’ll want to plan a date night at Bites & Bubbles. The atmosphere is the perfect balance between elegant and inviting, fulling transporting you back to dining in the ’60s. 

To make date night even more romantic, we recommend reserving a table on their rooftop lounge, complete with twinkle lights and lush greenery.

Monday | 5PM–9PM
Tuesday | 5PM–9PM
Wednesday | 5PM–9PM
Thursday | 5PM–9PM
Friday |5PM–10PM
Saturday | 5PM–10PM
Sunday | Closed

📍 1618 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803

Mamak Asian Street Food makes a unique addition to the local Mills 50 food scene. This modern night-market restaurant serves up delicious Southeast Asian street food, influenced by the owners’ homegrown recipes. Not sure where to start? Orlando locals rave about the Roti Canai and Char Kway Teow. 

No date night is complete without dessert, especially at Mamak. End your meal with their crowd favorite Coconut Roti. You won’t regret it. 

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 11AM–10PM
Wednesday | 11AM–10PM
Thursday | 11AM–10PM
Friday | 11AM–11PM
Saturday | 11AM–11PM
Sunday | 12AM–10PM

📍 1231 E Colonial Dr, Orlando, FL 32803

More of our Favorite Spots for Date Night

Calling all wine lovers for date night at Quantum Leap Winery. Offering an abundance of incredible wines from all over the world, how can you pick just one? We recommend skipping the glass—and try a wine flight. You can also enhance your tasting experience with cheese, charcuterie, and chocolate options. 

If you want the full winery experience beyond tasting, they also offer complimentary tours upon request. Call ahead and add a little surprise to your date night. 

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 12PM–7PM
Wednesday | 12PM–7PM
Thursday | 12PM–7PM
Friday | 12PM–8PM
Saturday | 12PM–8PM
Sunday | Closed

📍 1312 Wilfred Dr, Orlando, FL 32803

A romantic atmosphere, hand-crafted cocktails, and authentic Japanese food—we’re sold. TORI TORI is an Orlando pub that blends modern craft cocktails with traditional Japanese bar food. If you want the full experience, don’t leave without trying the Kushiyaki and the crowd favorite cocktail Coconut Shinobi. 

Keep in mind, they don’t accept reservations. Being a popular date night destination, plan for a wait on weekends. 

Monday | 5PM–1AM
Tuesday | 5PM–1AM
Wednesday | 5PM–1AM
Thursday | 5PM–1AM
Friday | 5PM–2AM
Saturday | 5PM–2AM
Sunday |5PM–1AM

📍 720 North Mills Ave Orlando, FL 32803

Craft beer and food trucks all in one place—talk about the best of both worlds. À La Cart is a social dining experience complete with a variety of food trucks and a rotating draft list of 15 taps, including beer, cider, wine, and cold-brewed coffee. 

Can’t pick just one? We don’t blame you. Try getting a little adventurous on your next date night by ordering a beer flight and picking out each other’s choices. 

Monday | 11:30AM–10PM
Tuesday | 11:30AM–10PM
Wednesday |11:30AM–10PM
Thursday | 11:30AM–10PM
Friday | 11:30AM–11PM
Saturday | 11:30AM–11PM
Sunday | 11:30AM–10PM

📍 609 Irvington Ave, Orlando, FL 32803

TaKo Cheena is where food truck meets restaurant. With a variety of different Asian Fusion dishes, there’s sure to be a little something for everyone. The casual, upbeat vibe makes it the perfect spot for those looking for a fun, laid-back, and yummy date night. 

To spice up date night pick up some cool beers from local breweries to bring to this BYOB foodie spot. 

Monday | 11AM–1AM
Tuesday | 11AM–1AM
Wednesday | 11AM–1:AM
Thursday | 11AM–11PM
Friday | 11AM–4AM
Saturday | 11AM–4AM
Sunday | 11AM–11AM

📍 948 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803

The Strand is a full dining experience, serving up classic American dishes with a modern twist. Their goal is to bring the Orlando neighborhood together with good food, a vintage atmosphere, and craft beer and wine. Their menu is constantly evolving, which means you’ll never have the same experience twice.

The Strand encourages date night on Thursdays, offering a special “meal for two” option you can’t otherwise get on the menu. 

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 5PM–10PM
Wednesday | 5PM–10PM
Thursday | 5PM–10PM
Friday | 5PM–10PM
Saturday | 5PM–10PM
Sunday | Closed

📍 807 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803

Date Night Ideas In Mills 50

There’s no shortage of fun and yummy date night spots. To keep your next date night exciting, try out these hidden gems in the Mills 50 area and make sure to take us along on all your adventures by tagging us @StuffToDoInOrlando 

Kailey Boyer

Kailey Boyer

Kailey Boyer is an Arizona native, currently living her best life in Orlando, Florida. She’s passionate about hunting down and sharing all things her beautiful city has to offer. Making the hidden Florida gems accessible to everyone! You can find her exploring Orlando with a camera in hand, typing away in a local coffee shop, or in a packed car heading to the beach.

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