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Seasonal Features + Fun Cocktails at Duffy's Sports Grill


315 N Alafaya Trail
(All Locations)
Orlando, FL 32828

(407) 207-4444

Duffy’s is a sports grill, that is based in Lake Worth, Florida and operates 35 full-service, casual-dining restaurants, all of which are located in Florida. 

Established in 1985, the Duffy's brand has become a regional market leader known for top quality casual dining with an emphasis on freshly prepared ingredients and grilled items.

Duffy’s boasts a distinctly upscale sports environment complete with satellite programming, more than 75 TVs per location, and framed authentic sports memorabilia throughout each restaurant. Whether it's catching your favorite game, enjoying some Surf & Turf options or breaking out your Lederhosen for Oktoberfest, Duffy’s Sports Grill is sure to offer something for everyone.

I have always been a fan of Duffy’s and enjoy the food and drinks they offer up and all of the options to get your sports fix, but recently they have added some seasonal items to the menu that are worth checking out.

Duffy’s has recently started featuring freshly prepared, made from scratch dishes such as their Ahi Tuna Poke Bowl, seafood sensations such as Lobster Tacos and Jumbo Lump Crab Mac & Cheese and a wide variety of signature salads. Some of their specialty handcrafted cocktails include sips such as a Gummy Bear Mojito and a Cotton Candy Cosmo and more.

With a reasonably priced menu of tasty food, and all day 2 for 1 drink specials, It’s easy to see what all the fuss is about. Duffy’s menu features freshly prepared ingredients and grilled items that has everything from Chinese chopped salads to Churrasco steak. Guests can enjoy signature favorites such as Duffy’s BBQ baby back ribs, half pound certified Angus beef burgers, grilled to order steaks and much more.

A fresh draught beer and The Gummy Bear Mojito that is made with Malibu Coconut Rum, fresh lime and mint, and of course gummy bears.

The Fried Mushrooms with horseradish cream and spicy kickin' bayou sauce were pretty tasty.

Coconut Crusted Grouper Fingers feature pieces of grouper hand breaded with sweetened coconut and Panko bread crumbs and are served with a spicy orange ginger sauce.

The Ahi Tuna Poke Bowl is pretty good, especially for a sports bar. This is Ahi Tuna tossed in a signature poke sauce over cilantro-lime rice and topped with avocado, scallions, nori and toasted sesame seeds.

The Apple Tart-Tini is a perfect drink for the holiday season, and it's deceptively smooth and delicious.

Jumbo Lump Crab Macaroni & Cheese is full of succulent jumbo lump crab meat with corkscrew pasta in a creamy blend of four cheeses. This is also a really good dish for a sports bar. Very creamy and rich with great flavors.

When you visit Duffy’s, make sure to save room for the Crunchy Fried Cheesecake. This is a warm fried cheesecake served with two scoops of vanilla ice cream, Ghirardelli caramel sauce, whipped cream and a cherry, and it’s heavenly.

Duffy's has re-imagined and elevated the sports grill dining experience. All of the food we sampled was delicious and the drinks were made properly. As far as sports grills go, Duffy's is pretty hard to top.

The restaurant is open daily for lunch and dinner and offers a great combination of high quality food, affordable prices and great hospitality with great drink specials. Duffy's is big on providing a community atmosphere and really does a great job of it by offering something for everyone.

Every Tuesday, Duffy’s is also offering their signature Cheeseburger, 1/2 lb. burger and two slices of your choice of cheese, for just $5.99.

Locals will want to join Duffy’s free MVP loyalty program to earn generous rewards and exclusive benefits. MVP Members begin earning points and rewards on their first visit and can take advantage of discounts such as the Afternoon Break, which gives between 20 and 50 percent off of food purchased on weekdays between 2 and 4 pm.

MVP's earn one point for each $1 spent and when they accumulate 100 points, a $10 credit for food and beverages is automatically loaded on their MVP card. They can even earn points faster on Tuesday when members earn Double Points. Everyone who joins can look forward to free offers and gifts sent via email.

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Roy's

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7760 W Sand Lake Rd.
Orlando, FL 32819
(407) 352-4844


Roy’s Restaurant was built upon European techniques, Pacific Rim cuisine and warm, from the heart hospitality that seeks to create a remarkable and unique dining experience.

There are currently four locations in Florida, with locations in Orlando, Bonita Springs, Jacksonville Beach and Tampa, but the first Roy's was opened in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1988 by namesake Roy Yamaguchi. Currently there are 20 Roy's restaurants in the continental United States, six in Hawaii, one in Japan and one in Guam.

Culinary pioneer and Roy's founder Roy Yamaguchi was born in Tokyo. It was while visiting his grandparents on Maui that he had his first taste of seafood bought fresh at seaside piers that would shape his future career.

At 19, he graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in New York as a master chef and moved to Los Angeles where he served as executive chef at La Serene. After gaining invaluable experience in LA, Roy decided it was time to head closer to his roots. He moved to Hawaii and opened the first Roy's in 1988, and eventually became a James Beard award winner.

Although, aside from six locations in Hawaii, and a location in Guam, Roy did sell the remainder of his locations and sold the brand. The rest of the restaurants that have been sold are doing a great job of upholding the style and techniques that Roy instilled in his original fusion cuisine at his original Roy's in Honolulu in 1988.

The food here blends classic techniques with adventurous Pacific Rim flavors, and outstanding seafood selections with great cocktails and an even better wine selection. Everything from Sushi to fried spring rolls is on the starter menu and a wide variety of seafood selections to braised short ribs of beef can be had for your entree selections.

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The bar at Roy’s is a great place to grab some cocktails or sip on some wine while eating anything that you may want to try from the extensive bar bites menu.

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The Polynesian Passion features Appleton Estate 12 Year Old Jamaican Rum, Don Q Coconut Rum and Passion Fruit. This drink is very strong, and very good.

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While I am not the biggest fan of mussels, these Prince Edward Island Mussels on the bar bites menu at Roy’s are spectacular.

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I also really enjoyed the Crispy Wagyu Beef Dumplings on the bar bites menu as well.

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Auntie Lei's Aloha Roll with spicy tuna, yellowtail, salmon and avocado was very fresh and delicious. Roy’s has a few different rolls on the menu like the Lobster California Roll, a Surf and Turf Roll with Wagyu beef and a Tempura Crusted Ahi Roll to choose from.

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This is a pair of Drunken Mules made with PAU Vodka. PAU is the only vodka made from Hawaiian pineapples. These mules are topped off with Rum soaked pineapples that will quite literally knock you on your behind, if you are not careful.

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Our appetizer of Asian Oyster Rockefeller was pretty tasty and a unique spin on a classic dish.

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The Lobster Ramen in a lobster miso broth is a great example of Roy’s fusion cuisine and was quite good.

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The Braised Short Ribs of Beef were phenomenal. This is one of the best short rib’s I have had in a long time, and it’s one of the best you can get in Orlando. This is braised for 24 hours, then served in the natural braising sauce with Yukon mashed potatoes and broccolini.

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I really found the Jade Pesto Sizzling Hawaiian Whitefish to be a pretty uncommon dish with immense flavors. This is made from snapper covered in pesto and served atop a warm scallion Shoyu Ponzu sauce with a side of sticky rice.

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The hand carved 8oz. Filet Mignon with truffle onion misoyaki demi glaze was cooked perfectly medium, and the demi glaze was a great touch.

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The Hot Chocolate Soufflé was a great dessert that was filled with oozing chocolate inside a flourless chocolate cake with a molten hot center served with raspberry coulis and vanilla bean ice cream.

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No visit to Roy’s is complete without ordering the Pineapple Upside Down Cake. This is an absolutely decadent and delicious treat that is made with caramelized pineapple baked into a brown sugar pound cake.

Roy Yamaguchi is regarded as an international culinary visionary and the creator of Hawaiian fusion cuisine. As I said earlier, Roy may have sold off the brands, except for Hawaii locations, but the remaining locations are doing a fine job of upholding the vision and creativity that Roy established 1988.

The food here is really good, the cocktails are creative and the wine selection is impressive. They truly have something for everyone, and they even have vegetarian items on the menu as well. Stop by sometime and visit, you will not be disappointed.

Roy’s is open Monday to Thursday from 11:00 AM until 10:00 PM. Friday they are open until 11:00 PM, and Saturday they start at 5:00 PM and close at 11:00 PM. Sunday hours are from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM.

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