Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Groovy Goat, New Sports and Entertainment Restaurant, Coming to Orlando

Alabama’s No. 1 place to watch sports comes to Central Florida on FRIDAY August 30 

The grooviest, greatest sports and entertainment restaurant of all time is coming to Orlando August 30, providing visitors and locals a great venue for food, drink, sports and games.

The new location will be the second location for the Longwood-based restaurant company, with the first located near Gulf Shores, Alabama.

“Orlando is my hometown and I’m excited to bring this concept to the heart of Restaurant Row,” says Andrew Gross, CEO, Sunshine Ventures. “We think families, sports fans and people who just want a great meal in an exciting environment will love this place.”

When it opens, Groovy Goat will feature dozens of screens for sports, including a giant ticker keeping people up to date on all the latest scores. It features more than 40 arcade games and several experiences to be announced later.

What sets Groovy Goat apart from other sports and arcade restaurants is the food. Groovy Goat features regional American fare that is unique to each Groovy Goat location. It is not fine dining, nor is it trendy dining that will fizzle out. It serves food that is recognizable with our own spin on it, made with best quality ingredients, and cooked perfectly fresh to order.

The menu has unique twists as well. For instance, “Tableside Nachos Your Way” is a hit with our guests who get to customize their nachos at their table.  And Groovy Goat’s wings are grilled over a wood fire, never pre-fried like those found elsewhere.

“We’ve worked hard to beat our customers’ expectations on what they would find in a traditional sports bar,” Gross says. “Our food is anything but typical and the experience will be unlike any they have seen at a sports bar.”

In 2017, Groovy Goat launched in Foley, Alabama – just north of Gulf Shores - as part of the Southeast’s newest theme park, OWA. The restaurant has seen tremendous success, including being named the state’s top place to watch college sports by Southern Living Magazine.

Groovy Goat is the newest concept from Sunshine Ventures, an Orlando-based restaurant company, which held the development agreement for Buffalo Wild Wings in Central Florida among several other concepts.