Lake Nona’s newest eatery, the Canvas Restaurant and Market, is coming to the area this January. It’s going to be the perfect way to start the New Year in Lake Nona with the perfect option for a breakfast stop, lunch with friends, or a great dinner out with beautiful housewares available to be purchased on your way out from the market.

Whether you love waterfront views on date night, gourmet coffee in the morning, or a place with delicious grab-and-go selections during the work week, Canvas Restaurant and Market will not disappoint. Here is a further look at what to expect from this exciting new addition to the Medical City’s residential community and what types of cuisine you will enjoy when you stop in.

A Great New Casual Dining Locale in Nona

You can’t beat a great new waterfront option for dining in Lake Nona. Open for breakfast and lunch daily, Canvas Restaurant and Market is going to be your new go-to for gourmet coffee, fresh juice, smoothies, and shopping all week. They specialize in a casual atmosphere with the perfect items for your grab-on-the-go busy day.

Stop into the Market for your breakfast or lunch. You can even purchase of housewares, jewelry, books, and local furnishings, while dinner will be inside the Canvas Restaurant where you’ll find floor-to-ceiling windows for the best views. You can even check out the new location of the Lake Nona Information Center that will be housed here as well.

The restaurant has been highly anticipated as the name of Canvas Restaurant and Market was announced back in November by the Tavistock Restaurant Collection. The January 2016 opening will be located in the residential community of Laureate Park featuring 278 seats for the dinner-only restaurant focused on offering fresh Florida seafood.

The Market’s visitors can enjoy fresh breakfast and lunch items while purchasing local goods. Restaurant visitors will enjoy American dishes with classic menu items including wood-grilled pizzas and flatbreads, hearty entrees, sandwiches, salads and shareable appetizers. Along with the waterfront views through the floor-to-ceiling windows, the restaurant will feature an exhibition-style kitchen open to the main dining room.

Another Exciting Addition for the Chicken Salad Chick

Chicken Salad ChickIf that wasn’t exciting enough, Lake Nona is also preparing for the addition of a Southern chain coming to the area in June. The fast-growing chain will join the area’s new restaurants at the Nona Park shopping center. Coming to the area will be the Chicken Salad Chick, an Auburn, Alabama-based restaurant that will be located in this southeast Orlando region.

Guests can stop by the restaurant starting in June of 2016 located at the southwest corner of Dowden Road and Narcoossee Road. This is actually the third location in Central Florida for the growing chain featuring chicken salad sandwiches. The location will be in Nona Park’s shopping center in 3,100 square feet of space. They have become known for offering the best chicken salad sandwich with 15 different options to choose from such as:

  • The Classic Carol – the signature recipe The Fruit Fran – containing a blend of Fuji apples and seedless grapes
  • Fancy Nancy – featuring Fuji apples, pecans and seedless grapes Luau Lydia – a tropical blend featuring pineapple and macadamia nut
  • And much more! 

Lake Nona is excited to enjoy these brand new additions to the dining scene coming this 2016.