www.rewonline.com   Call us (800) 821-9153  
REW Visits Oblivion Taproom

Read 461 times - 4.00 / 5 Based on 10 Votes - 5 min

REW Visits Oblivion Taproom

Oblivion Taproom's skull-and-crossbones logo.

Are you looking for good food and craft beer on the east side of Orlando? Then Oblivion Taproom - a tattoo bar with creative pub grub - is definitely worth checking out. It is easy to find, located where the old Straub's restaurant used to be on East Colonial Drive in Orlando. The pub is painted black and red (inside and out) with a skull and crossbones as its logo. The staff enjoys working there, and our waitress was showing off "faux-blood-stained" socks and chock-full of piercings and colorful tattoos which go surprisingly well with the vivid skeletal paintings that adorn the walls. The pub contains a pool table and a dart board to satisfy patrons' entertainment needs, and music plays at a pleasantly-muted volume in the background. Oblivion Taproom hosts a number of exciting events throughout the year, including the upcoming St. Arnoldus Day (in honor of Belgian beer) and Willy Wonka Party. Sounds like lots of fun!

True to its name, Oblivion Taproom boasts an extensive list of 40 featured beers on tap and a large selection of ciders, so of course, our first order of business was to order a brew: first, a Rip Tide Amber (a rich beverage with a strong malt flavor) from Pensacola Bay Brewery, followed by a sweet and smooth Mermaid's Red from Coronado Brewing Company. Some of the beers are changed out as frequently as the keg goes dry, so you'll never have to worry about a shortage of new flavors to try. The servers are happy to share their knowledge of what's on tap if you find the selection overwhelming. The list is so extensive and filled with so many unusual flavors, you might find yourself wanting to try a sampler. Oblivion Taproom's sampler comes with five small samples of your choosing - a way to add some variety to your life.

Although the beer selection is fabulous on its own, nothing can compare to the truly unique findings on the menu. We started out with the Pork Lover's Delight, and what a delight it was! Pork rinds instead of chips, covered with pulled pork, jalapeo cheese, scallions, black olives, sour cream, salsa and, you guessed it - more jalapeos. It is a culinary masterpiece of the nacho world, but way more than one guest should enjoy (great for sharing!). We placed an order for the wings as well, which came out crispy and juicy with just a spice rub and no sauce.

The food was so good I wanted to take some home to the family (to share, of course, and not at all so I could avoid cooking on a Friday). So Hog Wild I went: I ordered a juicy "Hog Wild" hamburger topped with pulled pork, bacon, BBQ sauce, caramelized onions, cheddar cheese and a big ol' onion ring. Who would have thought meat and more meat would taste so good? I topped it all off with fried Oreo's and a food coma. At the end of the night, we were all in agreement about the quality of the service: good food and good beer - a two thumbs up for sure.

Oblivion Taproom is located at 5101 E. Colonial Drive, Orlando. It's open Tuesday through Sunday from 4 p.m. until 2 a.m. Visit their website at obliviontaproom.com, as they have daily specials you won't want to miss.


Categories: Restaurants  


Published by:


ramona.weisent@rewonline.com

REWrite Blog



Bad
Rate as 5 star
Good


Share this content using
     

Related Articles



REW Visits Redeye Bar and Grill
Newcomers Rob and Angie Nelson have transitioned from food truckers to full-blown restaurant owners. Located in Ocoee, Florida, Redeye Bar and Grill has only been open for about four months, but has made a splash in the industry with its succulen ...

See more ...


Categories: Restaurants  
Published by: Ramona Weisent - 02/21/2013

Read 530 times - 4.00 - 4 min







Restaurant Equipment World (REW) Visits Mom's Country Kitchen
Welcome to Restaurant Equipment World's restaurant review. On today's menu is Mom's Country Kitchen located in Casselberry, and nestled in Casselberry Commons, right by the Casselberry police station and city hall. Walk inside this completely ref ...

See more ...


Categories: Restaurants  
Published by: Ramona Weisent - 02/17/2014

Read 513 times - 4.00 - 5 min







Restaurant Equipment World (REW) Visits Swine & Sons
Welcome to Restaurant Equipment World's restaurant review. On today's menu is Swine & Sons Provisions. In the heart of Winter Park lies one of the area's newest eateries, from the same family who brought you Cask & Larder and The Ravenous Pig. S ...

See more ...


Categories: Restaurants  
Published by: Ramona Weisent - 06/16/2015

Read 460 times - 4.00 - 5 min







REW Visits Cariera's by Castelli in Dr. Phillips
In the heart of Dr. Phillips lies a hidden gem, a traditional Italian restaurant with a twist - Cariera's by Castelli. During the week, tourists and regulars alike enjoy the traditional Venetian atmosphere and superb dining menu, but when the week ...

See more ...


Categories: Restaurants  
Published by: Ramona Weisent - 04/09/2013

Read 516 times - 4.00 - 5 min







Restaurant Equipment World (REW) Visits Anna's Polish Restaurant
Welcome to Restaurant Equipment World's restaurant review, on today's menu is Anna's Polish Restaurant. Located in a small shopping plaza just off Aloma Avenue near Forsyth Rd, is where you will find this hidden gem. It is not the easiest place t ...

See more ...


Categories: Restaurants  
Published by: Ramona Weisent - 04/15/2014

Read 521 times - 4.00 - 7 min










REWrite Blog

Welcome to the REWrite blog site. We created this page to inform and entertain you. We like to visit our customers and eat good food - check out our restaurant videos. We also like to share fun events, informative articles and funny stuff about our staff here at REW.

So, take a few minutes and peruse through our site, and feel free to leave ratings and comments . . . we love those! Don't forget to check back often as we like to keep you posted.

Filter by category.
Articles105
REW Academy80
REW79
Website Categories76
Restaurants61
Vendors17
Food15
Events14
Funny7
Interviews7
Tutorials7
Web7
Infographic6
Kitchen5
Social Media5
Customers3

Most popular (top 5)
Restaurant Equipment World (REW) Launches NEW Spanish Version of Website
Indoor Chairs and Bar Stools Overview
Life Kitchen Florida App
Complete Guide to Cooking Knives
Crowd control Overview

Top rated (top 5)
Faucet, Sink, and Drain Accessories
Ramekins and Sauce Cups
Hot and Cold Holding Displayware
Trays
Menu Covers

Editor Pick
Restaurant Equipment (REW) Visits DoveCote Brasserie
Restaurant Equipment World (REW) Visits Kyoto Sushi & Grill
Restaurant Equipment World (REW) Visits Omelet Bar
Restaurant Equipment World (REW) Visits Duffy's Sports Grill
Restaurant Equipment World (REW) Visits The Golden Knife Chop House
Restaurant Equipment World (REW) Visits RusTeak
Restaurant Equipment World (REW) Visits The Osprey Tavern
Restaurant Equipment World (REW) Visits Bosphorous Turkish Cuisine
Restaurant Equipment World (REW) Visits RiverGrille On The Tomoka
Restaurant Equipment World (REW) Visits Cocina 214 Mexican Kitchen & Bar
Restaurant Equipment World (REW) Visits Antonella's Pizzeria
Restaurant Equipment World (REW) Launches NEW Spanish Version of Website
Restaurant Equipment World (REW) Visits Croissant Gourmet
Restaurant Equipment World (REW) Visits Valisa Bakery
Life Kitchen Florida App
Restaurant Equipment World (REW) Visits Don Julio’s
Restaurant Equipment World (REW) Visits Crepe Delicious
Restaurant Equipment World (REW) is OPEN and Taking ACTION to Serve YOU!

      

USA Headquarters
2413 N Forsyth Road Orlando FL, 32807
Toll-free: (800) 821-9153