Pinstripes: Bowling, Bistro, and Bocce – First Orlando Location Opens Saturday, April 20th, 2024

By: Greg Gately

Pinstripes: Bowling, Bestro, and Bocce - First Orlando Location Opens Saturday, April 20th, 2024

Pinstripes, the acclaimed experiential dining and entertainment destination, opens at Vineland Pointe in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, April 20. The brand’s second Florida location (and 17th location nationwide) features a full-service bistro serving chef-driven Italian-American cuisine and handcrafted cocktails, 16 bowling lanes, four indoor and outdoor bocce courts, two outdoor patios and four private event spaces for groups of up to 1,000.

Pinstripes is excited to open at Vineland Pointe, offering Orlando residents and visitors a new hotspot to revel in dining, entertainment, and memories,” said Founder and CEO of Pinstripes, Dale Schwartz. “We extend a warm welcome to our inaugural guests in Orlando, inviting them to indulge in culinary delights, immersive entertainment, and memorable gatherings.”

Bowling, Bistro, and Bocce – First Orlando Location Opens Saturday, April 20th, 2024
Pinstripes: Bowling, Bistro, and Bocce - First Orlando Location Opens Saturday, April 20th, 2024

Occupying 34,000 sq. ft. of dining and gaming across two floors, Pinstripes Orlando’s 100-seat bistro features an elevated menu with enticing seasonal starters and entrées, a thoughtfully curated wine list, and handcrafted cocktails. Restaurant-style seating provides guests the flexibility to enjoy their meals at booths, tables surrounding the bar, or in front of big-screen TVs airing major sporting events on the expansive 206-seat, 4,600-square-foot upstairs and downstairs outdoor patios. 

“As a distinctive experiential venue, the addition of Pinstripes will enhance our shopping destination, providing our guests with yet another vibrant space to create memories with their loved ones,” said Peter Bergner, President, of O’Connor Property Management. “Opening the first Pinstripes location in Orlando fills us with pride and we look forward to introducing its sophisticated fun atmosphere to our community.” 

Upon opening in Orlando, the leading U.S. convention destination hosting over 1,200 events per year, Pinstripes intends to receive a high volume of private corporate and social events – targeting over 1,000 events within its first year of operation – making it a true social hub for the Orlando community. Located close to attractions including Sea World, Walt Disney World, Orange County Convention Center, Universal Studios, and much more. 

Pinstripes: Bowling, Bistro, and Bocce - First Orlando Location Opens Saturday, April 20th, 2024
Pinstripes: Bowling, Bistro, and Bocce – First Orlando Location Opens Saturday, April 20th, 2024

Pinstripes’ elevated menu of made-from-scratch recipes, conceptualized by Chief Culinary Officer Cesar Gutierrez and Executive Chef Douglas Geraghty, features house-made Italian-American classics, including rotating seasonal specialties prepared with fresh, locally sourced ingredients.

Menu highlights include wood-fired pizzas and flatbreads, like the Prosciutto Fig ($20) with Gorgonzola-mascarpone spread, Fontinella and truffle arugula; delectable sandwiches, such as the Famous Prime Rib Dip ($21) with provolone cheese, horseradish cream and au jus nestled between a pretzel bun or the Cowboy Burger ($20) with applewood smoked bacon, onion rings, calabrese sauce, balsamic BBQ, jalapeno, housemade pickles, sharp cheddar; and remarkable chef entrées such as the Chicken Parmesan ($27) with all-natural cage-free chicken, served with fettuccine pasta, peppercorn cream sauce, fresh mozzarella served over Italian San Marzano tomato marinara or Char-Grilled Rib-Eye ($38) with hand-cut certified angus beef, three cheese polenta, grilled asparagus, roasted shallot, bordelaise sauce.

Guests can satisfy their sweet tooth after a delicious meal with a selection of dreamy desserts, including a seasonal array of homemade Italian gelato or the brand’s Classic Tiramisu ($11), served with whipped mascarpone, ladyfingers, and La Colombe coffee. 

Pinstripes Orlando will offer its famous Pintastic Weekend Brunch Buffet every Saturday and Sunday ($35 for adults; $15 for kids 6-12 years old; kids 5 and under eat free) featuring sweet and savory culinary delights, including a signature waffle station; a made-to-order omelet station; a carving station featuring prime cuts of Maple-Glazed Ham and Herb-Crusted Prime Rib; and additional breakfast selections, including Chicken and Goat Cheese Pasta and Herb-Roasted Chicken; and a sweets table everyone can enjoy featuring Milk Chocolate Fondue with an assortment of dippables, including Fresh Strawberries, Rice Krispies, Marshmallows and more. On both days, guests can also enjoy bottomless mimosas and Aperol spritzes.

Pinstripes’ delectable plates pair perfectly with its thoughtfully selected wine list, craft beer selection, and handcrafted cocktails. Guests can sip on decedent signature cocktails, including a Blueberry Mash ($16), made with stoli blueberi, st. germain liqueur, blueberries, fresh mint, fresh limes, splash of soda, and a Limoncello Martini ($16), made with Meletti limoncello, Grand Marnier fresh lemon, citrus sour mix, and a lemon twist. 

Pinstripes: Bowling, Bistro, and Bocce - First Orlando Location Opens Saturday, April 20th, 2024
Pinstripes: Bowling, Bistro, and Bocce – First Orlando Location Opens Saturday, April 20th, 2024

Pinstripes Orlando is open for lunch and dinner Monday through Thursday from 11:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Happy hour is available Monday through Friday from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., and brunch is available every Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For those looking to extend Pinstripes’ culinary experience, off-site catering is also available.

The opening is just off the heels of Pinstripes going public on December 29, and the company raised more than $70 million in gross proceeds to support its growth, which includes plans to open a new location in Walnut Creek, CA and location in Coral Gables, FL by Q2 calendar 2024.

With the opening of the Orlando location, Pinstripes will bring an estimated 150 new jobs to its Orlando location. http://bit.ly/3vuip0j. For more information, visit Pinstripes.com.

Pinstripes: Bowling, Bistro, and Bocce – First Orlando Location Opens Saturday, April 20th, 2024

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