Long-awaited Mills 50 restaurant & bar announces opening date

ORLANDO, Fla. — A long-awaited restaurant and bar will soon open in Orlando’s Mills 50 District.


Lamp & Shade Craft Kitchen and Cocktails -- on North Mills Avenue near Virginia Drive -- said it will accept walk-ins Monday and Tuesday.

It will begin accepting reservations May 22 -- the day of its planned soft opening.

The restaurant will open in a building that housed The Lamp & Shade Fair lighting store for more than 50 years.

Photos: Lamp & Shade Craft Kitchen and Cocktails

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It will offer riffs on classic tiki cocktails as well as an Asian-inspired tapas menu developed by Executive Chef Ryan Stewart.

The restaurant’s owners also own Thrive Cocktail Lounge & Eatery in downtown Orlando and Bounce House Social Eats near the University of Central Florida.

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Jason Kelly

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Jason Kelly joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2014. He serves as the station's Digital Executive Producer.

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