Tuscany's chefs craft traditional Italian fare with zest, populating a menu with pasta, pizza, sandwiches, and chicken dishes. Patrons can catapult a hearty portion of baked ziti down gullets ($9.99), or savor the event by starting with a fried calamari appetizer ($8.99) and a complete recitation of My Dinner with Andre the Giant. Chicken entrees rest on a davenport of pasta and include parmesan, picatta, marsala, and francese varieties ($12.99 each). Pizza lovers have nine specialties pies to choose from, such as bacon white pizza ($14.99) and its arch nemesis, broccoli white pizza ($14.49). The eatery also boasts a hefty collection of 11 sammies good for lunch or dinner, including a meatball parm sub ($7.99) and the Cyclops ($13.99), which can serve up to four people wearing two horse costumes.
Lil Anthony is a New York–style pizzeria, which means it dishes up thin-crust pizza by the pie and by the slice and accompanies it with a menu loaded with wings, pasta, salads, and subs. Introduce your taste buds to Italy’s flavors with an order of garlicky cheesy knots with marinara ($3.99) before sending them on the tour of Italy, a trio of the eatery's favorite pasta dishes: lasagna, fettuccini alfredo, and baked cheese ravioli ($13.99). Lil Anthony's pizzas come in traditional varieties, such as classic meat lover's ($13.99 and up) and gourmet varieties, such as the Joey's Brooklyn special, adorned with alfredo sauce, spinach, tomato, bacon, and mozzarella ($12.99 and up).
Super Suppers's staff of super cuisineers assembles fresh feasts daily for both meat-lovers and vegetarians. The healthy meals are then frozen for flawless later retrieval. The Winter Springs menu showcases entrees such as Asian tilapia ($14 for regular size), vegetarian lasagna ($14 for regular size), and cranberry hoisin chicken breasts ($14 for regular size). Finish off with a dessert of cinnamon monkey bread to satisfy stomachs and silence sweet teeth ($12 for regular size). Super Suppers also offers pre-made Grab n' Go entrees, sides, desserts, and breakfast items.
One of the largest locally owned gourmet coffee and tea shops in the U.S., Barnie's offers more than 50 different gourmet coffees with 15 delectable flavors. Barnie's typically brews four different fresh coffees each day, and a ballroom of smoothies and lattes waltzes alongside mochas, espressos, and cappuccinos. Sit and sip a freshly brewed cup ($1.59+) or begin hoarding bags of pre-ground or whole-bean specialties such as Santa's White Christmas ($9.49/12 oz.)—a combination of Barnie's blended coffee with hints of coconut, sweet caramel, and vanilla guaranteed to keep you alert during the season when homes are most vulnerable to invasion by diabolically generous bearded elves. Recently unfrozen British cavemen can warm up with signature teas such as organic raspberry truffle and white-ginger peach, while all others can hose down tongue gardens with summer specials such as the Barnie Palmer ($2.29–$2.59), a blend of strawberry iced tea and mango lemonade.
At 11 a.m. each day, the scents of fresh-brewed coffee and blueberry french toast begin to shift to those of homemade meatloaf and mashed potatoes at Café Perks. The quaint, country-style eatery churns out hearty meals to keep bellies warm and pleasantly stuffed all the way up until dinner, with egg and cheese sandwiches and platters of biscuits and gravy preceding lunch options such as club sandwiches and pork chops. Six types of salads satisfy lighter cravings.
Italian Ice Paradise’s staff showcases its specialty for customers by heaping spoonfuls of the shop’s 12 flavors of italian ice. A row of picnic-style tables outside presents al fresco enjoyment of cups of Italian ice or, alternatively, scoops of Hershey's ice cream topped with hot fudge or sprinkles. In all, the haven for dessert serves 17 flavors of that Hershey’s treat, including strawberry and moose tracks—which are what moose trains run on.