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Tijuana Flats Unveils a "Secret Menu"


4698 Gardens Park Blvd. 
Ste. 101
Orlando, FL 32839
(All Locations)
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Tijuana Flats, the Tex-Mex American restaurant chain that was an innovator in fast casual Tex-Mex cuisine has introduced a “Secret Menu.”

Of course now that you are reading this, it may not be such a big secret anymore, but you will have to ask for the items when you place your order, as they will not be listed on any menu.

With over 135 locations throughout Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, and Indiana, Tijuana Flats restaurants are fast-casual hybrids with fresh food, hot sauce bars, art murals and off-beat culture. Customers order at the front counter and are served after sitting.

The restaurant was founded in Winter Park, FL in 1995 by University of Central Florida graduate Brian Wheeler with $20,000 in loans. The company had 18 locations before expanding out of state in 2004. 

Of course if you live anywhere in Central Florida, and you love Tex-Mex cuisine, you should be very familiar with Tijuana Flats.

The Mexican Pizza is sometimes featured as a special during certain times of the year, but it will now also be part of the secret menu permanently. Its pretty tasty too with blackened chicken, jalapenos lettuce and tomatoes with a sour cream drizzle over a baked tortilla. 

The Double Stack is back, of course on the hidden menu only. You can have it with chicken or steak and they take a crunchy taco and fill it to your liking, then take a queso smothered soft shell and wrap it around. You can choose to have it served with rice and beans or chips.

The Bangin Chicken Tostadas were really good also. These are covered with crispy fried chicken pieces tossed in a buffalo sauce with refried beans, tomatoes, lots of cheese, and a drizzle or ranch. This item as well as the pizza on the secret menu are great to share. 

The Cookie Dough Flautas are always on the regular menu at Tijuana Flats, and it’s no secret, these are some of my favorite dessert treats anywhere. Fresh oooey and goooey cookie dough center that is deep fried in a flauta served with chocolate dipping sauce.

So there you have it, a few not so new items, but definitely really tasty treats you can get your hands on at your nearest Tijuana Flats location. We tried these items at the newest location by the Mall at Millenia, but this secret menu is available at all locations.


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Teak Neighborhood Grill


6400 Time Square Ave
Orlando, FL 32835
407-313-5111

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Have you been to Teak Neighborhood Grill recently? I sure have and I can tell you it was great.

Teak is situated in the Hampton's living complex in the Metrowest community of Southwest Orlando. They have been steadily growing a reputation for not only gigantic and delicious burgers but also for their award-winning cuisine and laid back dining atmosphere. Since opening its doors in April of 2010, Teak has specialized in hand-crafted burgers, craft beers and cocktails, using fresh, local and organic ingredients in every dish.

With the help of Executive Chef Philip Romano, Teak has taken the gourmet burger scene in Orlando to a whole other level. Those burgers are becoming famous amongst the local dining community as well, with Teak having earned “Best Burger,” “Top 10 Burger Joint,” a “Must Do” in Central Florida and countless other recognitions. Visitors of Teak can choose from one of their 25 signature hand-crafted burgers like the Cronie Burger, which is a French doughnut tossed in Cinnamon and sugar loaded with beef and bacon or a PB&J Burger. Insiders get even more original and tasty options, with Teak’s password-only secret burger menu.

While it may be hard not to order one of those crazy good burgers at Teak, they do have a large selection of other dishes. Other offerings include, edamame, salads, steaks, ribs, flat breads, an eggplant burger, and fish tacos to name a few. The bar and cocktail menu has plenty to offer as well with over 30 craft beers on hand and gourmet cocktails plus a wine selection.

In addition to all of that, Teak has 30 HD TV's and a 140" projector screen on a huge covered patio. The atmosphere here is laid back and playful, especially if you are there for trivia night on Friday's. There is plenty of seating inside, but the outside patio is huge with lots of seating that would make it a great place to watch some football. 

I can tell you we really enjoyed our time there, and all of the burgers and food we tasted were superb. We sampled a total of three burgers, one appetizer and split a desert, along with some beer and cocktails. The burgers are really massive, and the ingredient list is just as massive, so here goes:  

We started our night with the Fresh-Fried Mozzarella Rounds.

These were deliciously panko crusted pieces of fresh mozzarella quick fried and served with marinara sauce.

The Along Came Danny Burger is a 1/2 lb. Angus Burger topped with provolone cheese, pulled pork, fried plantain, tomato, cilantro mayo, lettuce, drizzled with mango cilantro and served on a brioche bun...whew.

The Not Yo Nacho Burger is a 1/2 lb. Angus Burger topped with chili, cheese, sour cream, jalapenos, salsa, and of course, nacho strips on a pretzel bun. Think Nachos on a Burger.


Chef Philip insisted we try the Brazilian Burger which is a 1/2 lb. Angus Burger with ham, egg over medium, potato sticks, lettuce and tomato on a brioche bun.




All burgers come with a choice of side item. We chose the Garlic Bistro Fries, Beer Battered Onion Rings, and Sweet Potato Tots, all of which were very tasty. Most of the burgers are in the $10 to $12 range and that includes a side. When you consider that a lot of these fast casual gourmet burger joints have a similar price point, you soon realize that Teak is offering a lot of bang for your buck and quite honestly a much better burger.


Although we had no room for it..(who ever does?) we had to order the Ultimate Cronie.

Its a twist on the famed Cronut with a French doughnut tossed in sugar and Cinnamon topped with vanilla ice cream and drizzled with caramel. This dish looked as good as it tasted, and it was phenomenal. Very light and not too sweet.


For those of you looking for a serious burger challenge, there is the Twin Teaks Burger Challenge.

2 full pounds Angus beef, 9 slices American cheese, 9 slices Swiss cheese, 9 slices provolone cheese, 24 slices smoked bacon, 2 fresh fried mozzarella rounds, 4 beer battered onion rings, tomatoes, lettuce, Danny's beanless chili, cheddar cheese sauce & sliced jalapenos...try if you dare!!

Teak truly is a neighborhood grill that it is nestled into the Hampton's Living complex and is a little bit off of the beaten path, but don't let that stop you from going there. One visit is all it takes to see why Teak should be everyone's neighborhood grill. From the gourmet burgers to crazy beer cocktails and a fun and lively atmosphere, I guarantee you will not be disappointed. Stop in and say hello and tell em Tastes Of Orlando sent you. 

Teak is open for lunch and dinner seven days a week from 11am until 2am and serves a full menu until close and they also offer a Sunday Brunch from 11am-3pm featuring the ultimate Bloody Mary bar.

(If you want the password for the #SecretBurgerMenu, just follow them here on Twitter and Facebook)


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