The History of Burton's Thornton Park

Last updated on September 02, 2021

Located in Thornton Park, Burton’s Thornton Park is not only one of downtown Orlando’s oldest bars but it’s also favored by many locals. Burton's Thornton Park originally opened as Burton’s Sundries in the late 1930’s but eventually changed the name to Burton’s Bar and Grill. JoAnne Wright owned and operated Burton’s for nearly 38 years. Before owning the bar, she began working there at the age of 14. Wright purchased Burton’s with her late husband in the year 1968 and later sold it in 2006.

Today, Burton’s Bar and Grill offers live music, a retro Jukebox, and much more depending on the night. 


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