2016 Dining Awards

Use the filters to browse the winners, or use the search bar below to look up a specific restaurant name. All Readers’ Choice 1st Place and Critic’s Choice winners are listed first, highlighted in blue. Additional winners are then listed alphabetically. Click on an individual listing to see more details.

Click on a Rank to browse winners according to Readers’ Choice 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place, as well as Critic’s Pick. 

Or click on a Category to see the 3 winners of that particular category. Winners are listed alphabetically. Click on a listing to see their rank.

Additionally you can use the City and Zipcode filters to look up a winning restaurant close to you.

Here is a complete list of all of the 2016 winners:

4 Rivers Smokehouse
Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza
Back Bay Bar & Grill
​Bahama Breeze
Baoery Asian Gastropub
Beth’s Burger Bar
​Biergarten Restaurant
Black Bean Deli
Bonefish Grill
​Bosphorous Turkish Cuisine
​Briarpatch Restaurant 
Bull & Bear
​Café de France
​Café Tu Tu Tango
California Grill
Caribbean Sunshine Bakery
Cask & Larder
Cedars Restaurant
Charlie’s Gourmet Pastries
Chatham’s Place
Chef’s Table at the Edgewater
​Chez Vincent
Christner’s Prime Steak & Lobster
Citrus Restaurant
​Cocina 214
Cork & Fork American Grill
Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar
Dandelion Communitea Café
deep blu seafood grille
Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House
Dragonfly Robata Grill & Sushi
Eleven at Reunion Resort
Ethos Vegan Kitchen
First Watch
Golden Krust

Greens & Grille
Harry & Larry’s Bar-B-Que
Hollerbach’s Willow Tree Café
Jason’s Deli
Keke’s Breakfast Cafe
Kobe Japanese Steakhouse
La Luce
Le Coq au Vin
Linda’s La Cantina
Little Saigon
​Luma on Park
Mango’s Tropical Café
Marlow’s Tavern
Maxine’s on Shine
Mediterranean Blue
Melissa’s Chicken and Waffles
Mellow Mushroom
Ming’s Bistro
​Moghul Indian Cuisine
​Monsta Lobsta
​Morimoto Asia
Mynt Fine Indian Cuisine
Outpost Neighborhood Kitchen
P Is For Pie
P.F. Chang’s China Bistro
Pepe’s Cantina
Pho 88
Pig Floyd’s Urban Barbakoa
Pio Pio Latin Cuisine
Pom Pom’s Teahouse and Sandwicheria
Redlight Redlight Beer ParlourAudubon Park
Rocco’s Tacos
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Saigon Flavors
Saigon Noodle and Grill
Santiago’s Bodega
Schumann’s Jager Haus
​Se7ven Bites

Sea Thai
Seasons 52
Seito Sushi
Shish.Co Mezze & Grill
Souplantation & Sweet Tomatoes
The Boheme
Sweet By Holly
Swine & Sons Provisions
T-Rex Café
​TaKo Cheena
Tapa Toro
Tasty Wok
​Taverna Opa
Thai Blossom
Thai House of Orlando
The Attic Door
The Boathouse
The Capital Grille
The Cheesecake Factory
The Courtesy
The Crooked Spoon Gastropub
The Greek Corner
The Osprey Tavern
The Ravenous Pig
The Tap Room at Dubsdread
The Tasting Room
The Venetian Chop House
The Wine Room
Tin Roof
Tony Roma’s
Tuk Tuk Truck
​Urbain 40
Victoria & Albert’s
Villa de Flora 
Vines Grille & Wine Bar
Winter Garden Pizza Company
World of Beer
Yard House


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2016 Dining Awards

Maxine’s on Shine

Map337 N. Shine Ave.
Orlando, FL 32803
  • Best Neighborhood Restaurant


Winner of Best Neiborhood Restaurant in our Dining Awards for the last two years, this casual bistro is full of quirky charm, with a menu ranging from bar snacks to full entrees emphasizing seafood. Outdoor seating, live music, an interesting wine list and the presence of delightful proprietors add up to everything you should expect from a local restaurant.

Additional Information:

Rank: 1
Located In: Thornton Park