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Magical Dining at the Aurora

Main Dining at the Aurora

It’s the 16th running of Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining®, a celebration of the Orlando area’s outstanding culinary scene—and a fabulous opportunity to explore it in high-value style.

We’re proud to say our very own Celeste Hotel restaurant Aurora is among the city eateries participating in this fantastic event, which this year is running from August 27th to October 3rd. That gives you the better part of a month to take advantage—and maybe stay here at our Tribute Portfolio hotel for the fullest enjoyment!

Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining: The Basics

Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining gives diners the chance to experience the diversity, creativity, and sheer quality on offer at the City Beautiful’s restaurants. The establishments taking part—better than 80 of them this year—are all offering special prixe-fixe menus during the festival’s 38 days with three courses for $37. We don’t have to tell you that that’s quite the steal!

Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining puts the spotlight on some fabulous local kitchens and delights the taste buds of its eaters, but there’s more to it than that. A dollar from every meal served off those limited-time three-course menus goes to support the work of the nonprofits Pathlight HOME and IDignity, which are focused on tackling homelessness in Central Florida. So there’s very much a worthy cause behind this gastronomic good time.

Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining at The Celeste Hotel’s Aurora Restaurant

Whether you’ve had the pleasure of dining at our very own Celeste Hotel restaurant or not, Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining is a wonderful excuse to pull up a seat at the table.

Here at Aurora, that three-course menu is chockfull of temptations. Choose from appetizers such as Jamaican Spiced Alligator Empanadas or Parmesan Truffle Arancini and main courses such as Black Garlic Pappardelle and Char-Grilled Strip Steak.

For dessert, meanwhile, Aurora’s serving up Key Lime Pie, Coconut Milk Pudding, or Warm Bread Pudding—with the option of upgrading this final course for an extra $10 with the restaurant’s celebrated Supernova, a chocolatey extravagance.

Dine (and Stay) With Us at The Celeste Hotel for the 2021 Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining Event

The special $37 menus at Aurora and the other participating restaurants (you can see a complete list right here) are yours to enjoy during regular dining hours. We certainly hope you’ll pay a visit to Aurora sometime before October 4th to experience Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining with us, and we also definitely recommend visiting as many of the other awesome eateries taking part.

Why not make an all-out vacation of it and stay with us here at The Celeste Hotel, the University of Central Florida’s Tribute Portfolio luxury hotel? You’ll be beautifully situated to take in the delicious charms of Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining, not least right here at Aurora!