Best of Orlando 2015: Eat & Drink

Best Local Burger: Graffiti Junktion

Roberto Gonzalez

Best of Orlando 2015: Eat and Drink​

Best of Orlando 2015: Personalities

Best of Orlando 2015: Goods & Services

Best of Orlando 2015: Potpourri

Local Burger

1 Graffiti Junktion
10 Orlando-area locations

2 Johnny’s Fillin Station
2631 S. Ferncreek Ave.

3 Beth’s Burger Bar
Two Orlando-area locations


1 Panera Bread
Multiple Orlando-area locations

2 Publix
Multiple Orlando-area locations

3 Charlie’s Gourmet Pastries
3213 Curry Ford Road

Coffee spot

1 Starbucks
Multiple Orlando-area locations

2 Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen
118 S. Park Ave.
Winter Park

3 Axum Coffee
146 W. Plant St., #110
Winter Garden


1 Keke’s Breakfast Café
Nine Orlando-area locations

2 First Watch
Seven Orlando-area locations

3 Dexter’s
Four Orlando-area locations

Frozen Treat

1 Jeremiah’s Italian Ice
Eight Orlando-area locations

2 Twistee Treat
Five Orlando-area locations

3 Menchie’s
Eleven Orlando-area locations

Best Throwback: The Soda Fountain ice cream shop on Edgewater Drive, complete with 1950s music and bubbly soda jerks.

Best Coffee for a Cause: At the not-for-profit coffee shop Credo in College Park, you decide how much your cup of coffee is worth.

Courtesy Capital Grille

I-Drive Restaurant

1 The Capital Grille
9101 International Drive

2 Texas de Brazil
5259 International Drive

3 Café Tu Tu Tango
8625 International Drive

Downtown Restaurant

1 The Rusty Spoon
55 W. Church St.

2 Kres Chophouse
17 W. Church St.

3 Ceviche Tapas Bar & Restaurant
125 W. Church St.

Restaurant to Seal the Deal

1 Christner’s Prime Steak & Lobster
729 Lee Road

2 Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Three Orlando-area locations

3 Citrus
821 N. Orange Ave.

Best Farm-To-Table Concept: Farm-Haus delivers fresh, weeknight dinners straight to your door. With rotating menu options like citrus roasted chicken with summer squash to turkey and sun-dried tomato meatloaf, it doesn’t get more farm-to-table than that. And if you’re not in the delivery area, you can pick up a hot meal at Audubon Market or East End Market.

Best Fries: The bistro fries at RusTeak in College Park are a must-have side item. Covered in fresh garlic, butter and parsley, they’re so good you won’t want to share.

Winter Park Restaurant

1 Prato
124 N. Park Ave.
Winter Park

2 Luma on Park
290 S. Park Ave.
Winter Park

3 Hillstone
215 S. Orlando Ave.
Winter Park



Seminole County Restaurant

1 Fishbones
7005 County Road 46A
Lake Mary

2 Hollerbach’s Willow Tree Cafe
205 E. First St.

3 Enzo’s on the Lake
1130 S. U.S. Highway 17-92

Place to Eat After Church with the Kids

1 First Watch
Seven Orlando-area locations

2 Keke’s Breakfast Café
Nine Orlando-area locations

3 Cracker Barrel
Nine Orlando-area locations

Specialty Food Store

1 Whole Foods Markert
Two Orlando-area locations

2 Trader Joe’s
Two Orlando-area locations

3 The Fresh Market
Five Orlando-area locations

Restaurant Row Restaurant

1 Eddie V’s Prime Seafood
7488 W. Sand Lake Road

2 Seasons 52
7700 Sand Lake Road

3 Rocco’s Tacos & Tequila Bar
7468 W. Sand Lake Road

Best Place to Eat Summer Rolls: Saigon Flavors in Oviedo. Brought to you by the former owner of Orlando’s Viet Garden, it is tucked away in the suburbs.

Best Place to Eat at 2 a.m.: Pom Pom’s Teahouse and Sandwicheria. The cozy hole-in-the-wall’s signature sandwiches are great when you’re drunk and even better when you’re sober.

Sports Bar

1 Miller’s Ale House
Fourteen Orlando-area locations

2 Gator’s Dockside
Twelve Orlando-area locations

3 Duffy’s Sports Grill
Four Orlando-area locations

Wine Bar

1 The Wine Room
270 S. Park Ave.
Winter Park

2 Imperium Food & Wine
606 Market St.

3 Eola Wine Company
430 E. Central Blvd.

Hotel Lounge

1 Bösendorfer Lounge
Grand Bohemian Hotel
325 S. Orange Ave.

2 The Alfond Inn
300 E. New England Ave.
Winter Park

3 WXYZ Bar
Aaloft Orlando Downtown
500 S. Orange Ave.

Watering Hole

1 Red Light Red Light Beer Parlour
2810 Corrine Drive

2 World of Beer
Seven Orlando-area locations

3 Graffiti Junktion
Ten Orlando-area locations

Best of Orlando 2015: Eat and Drink​

Best of Orlando 2015: Personalities

Best of Orlando 2015: Goods & Services

Best of Orlando 2015: Potpourri

Wine Store

1 Total Wine
Three Orlando-area locations

2 Tim’s Wine Market
Three Orlando-area locations

3 ABC Fine Wine & Spirits
Multiple Orlando-area locations

Best Lunch Break: Options abound at East End Market. Whether you’re craving a cheesy flatbread from La Femme Du Fromage, a hot sandwich from Houndstooth Sauce Company, or grabbing a quick smoothie from Skyebird Juice Bar, there’s something for every taste.

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