2010 Dining Awards

Our annual readers survey reveals the top restaurants in Orlando.

BEST RESTAURANT

1 Luma on Park
lumaonpark.com
290 S. Park Ave.
Winter Park
407.599.4111
                    
2 Chef’s Table
at the Edgewater
chefstableattheedgewater.com
99 W. Plant St.
Winter Garden
407.230.4837

3 FishBones
fishbonesrestaurants.com
7005 County Road 46A
Lake Mary
407.581.2399
 

BEST NEW
RESTAURANT

1 Sanaa
disney.go.com
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas
Kidani Village
Walt Disney World
407.939.3463

2 Thai Blossom
mythaiblossom.com
The Edgewater Hotel
99 W. Plant St.
Winter Garden
407.905.9917

3 Shula’s 347
donshula.com
Westin Lake Mary Orlando North
2974 International Parkway
Lake Mary
407.531.3567
 

BEST HOTEL
RESTAURANT

1 (1) The Boheme
grandbohemianhotel.com
Grand Bohemian Hotel
325 S. Orange Ave.
Orlando
407.313.9000

2 Victoria & Albert’s
disney.go.com
Grand Floridian Resort
Walt Disney World
407.939.3463

3 (2) California Grill
disneygo.com
Contemporary Resort
Walt Disney World
407.939.3463
 

BEST SERVICE

1 (2) Victoria & Albert’s
disney.go.com
Grand Floridian Resort
Walt Disney World
407.939.3463

2 Seasons 52
seasons52.com
7700 Sand Lake Road
407.354.5212
463 E. Altamonte Drive
Altamonte Springs
407.767.1252

3 Johnny’s Hideaway
talkofthetownrestaurants.com
12551 State Road 535
Orlando
407.827.1111
 

BEST OUTDOOR
DINING

1 FishBones
fishbonesrestaurants.com
7005 County Road 46A
Lake Mary
407.581.2399

2 Ember
emberorlando.com
42 W. Central Blvd.
Orlando
407.849.5200

TIE
3 Seasons 52
seasons52.com
7700 Sand Lake Road
Orlando
407.354.5212
463 E. Altamonte Drive
Altamonte Springs
407.767.1252

3 (2) Houston’s
hillstone.com
215 S. Orlando Ave.
Winter Park
407.740.4005
 

BEST BREAKFAST

1 (1) First Watch
firstwatch.com
Six Orlando-area locations

2 Peach Valley
peachvalleyrestaurants.com
5072 Doctor Phillips Blvd.
Orlando
407.522.2601

3 Cracker Barrel
crackerbarrel.com
Eight Orlando-area locations
 

BEST SUNDAY
BRUNCH

1 The Vineyard Wine Co.
thevineyardwinecompany.com
1140 Town Park Ave., Suite 1260
Lake Mary
407.833.9463
 
2 (1) La Coquina
grandcypress.hyatt.com
Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress
1 Grand Cypress Blvd.
Orlando
407.239.3853

3 (3) Dexter’s
dexwine.com
Three Orlando-area locations
 

BEST TAKE-OUT

1 4Rivers
4rbbq.com
2103 W. Fairbanks Ave.
Winter Park
407.474.8377
        
2 Thai Blossom
mythaiblossom.com
The Edgewater Hotel
99 W. Plant St.
Winter Garden
407.905.9917

3 Tijuana Flats
tijuanaflats.com
Seven Orlando-area locations
 

BEST POWER
LUNCH

1 (1) Citrus Restaurant
citrusorlando.com
821 N. Orange Ave.
Orlando
407.373.0622

2 (3) Seasons 52
seasons52.com
7700 Sand Lake Road
Orlando
407.354.5212
463 E. Altamonte Drive
Altamonte Springs
407.767.1252

TIE
3 The Capital Grille
thecapitalgrille.com
9101 International Drive
Orlando
407.370.4392

3 The Boheme
grandbohemianhotel.com
Grand Bohemian Hotel
325 S. Orange Ave.
Orlando
407.313.9000
 

BEST LATE-NIGHT
DINNER

1 (1) Kres Chophouse
kresrestaurant.com
17 W. Church St.
Orlando
407.447.7950

TIE    
2 Funky Monkey Wine Co.
funkymonkeywine.com
912 N. Mills Ave.
407.427.1447
9101 International Drive, Suite 1208
407.418.9463

2 Houston’s
hillstone.com
215 S. Orlando Ave.
Winter Park
407.740.4005
 

BEST WINE PAIRING
DINNERS

1 (1) Chef’s Table at the Edgewater
chefstableattheedgewater.com
99 W. Plant St.
Winter Garden
407.230.4837

2 The Vineyard Wine Co.
thevineyardwinecompany.com
1140 Town Park Ave., Suite 1260
Lake Mary
407.833.9463

3 (3) Luma on Park
lumaonpark.com
290 S. Park Ave.
Winter Park
407.599.4111
 

BEST FOR A BUSINESS
DINNER

1 (1) Del Frisco’s Prime Steak & Lobster
delfriscosorlando.com
729 Lee Road
407.645.4443

2 Citrus Restaurant
citrusorlando.com
821 N. Orange Ave.
407.373.0622

3 (3) Seasons 52
seasons52.com
7700 Sand Lake Road
407.354.5212
463 E. Altamonte Drive
Altamonte Springs
407.767.1252
 

BEST CARIBBEAN

1 (1) Bahama Breeze
bahamabreeze.com
Three Orlando-area locations2 Singh’s Roti Shop
singhsrotishop.com
5244 Old Winter Garden Road
407.447.3447

3 Negril Jamaican Resturant
6301 Silver Star Road
Orlando 
407.297.5729
 

BEST CHINESE

1 (1) P.F. Chang’s China Bistro
pfchangs.com
Mall at Millenia
407.345.2888
Winter Park Village
407.622.0188

2 Chi Pan Asian
chiasian.com
4852 New Broad St.
Orlando
407.898.0600

3 (2) Ming’s Bistro
1212 Woodward St.
Orlando
407.898.9672
 

BEST DELI

1 (1) TooJay’s
toojays.com
Six Orlando-area locations

2 (2) Jason’s Deli
jasonsdeli.com
Three Orlando-area locations

3 (3) Publix
publix.com
Multiple Orlando-area locations
 

BEST FRENCH

1 (1) Le Coq Au Vin
lecoqauvinrestaurant.com
4800 S. Orange Ave.
Orlando
407.851.6980

2 Café de France
lecafedefrance.com
526 S. Park Ave.
Winter Park
407.647.1869

3 (2) Chez Vincent
chezvincent.com
533 W. New England Ave.
Winter Park
407.599.2929
 

BEST GREEK

1 (1) Taverna Opa
opaorlando.com
9101 International Drive
Orlando
407.351.8660

2. Athena Café
1140 E. Altamonte Drive
Altamonte Springs
407.830.0707

3 (3) Mykonos
2401 W. State Road 434
Longwood
407.788.9095
 

BEST JAPANESE

1 (2) Kobé Japanese Steakhouse
kobesteakhouse.com
Six Orlando-area locations

2 (1) Amura
amura.com
Three Orlando-area locations

3 Seito Sushi
seitosushi.com
Four Orlando-area locations
 

BEST INDIAN

1 (1) Memories of India
memoriesofindiacuisine.com
7625 Turkey Lake Road
Orlando
407.370.3277
3895 Lake Emma Road
Lake Mary
407.804.0920

2 (3) Kohinoor
kohinoorindianrestaurant.com
249 W. State Road 436
Altamonte Springs
407.788.6004

3 (2) Passage to India 
passagetoindiarestaurant-orlando.com
Three Orlando-area locations
 

BEST ITALIAN

1 Vito’s Chop House
talkofthetownrestaurants.com/vitos
8633 International Drive
Orlando
407.354.2467

2 Carrabba’s
carrabbas.com
Four Orlando-area locations

3 (1) Antonio’s La Fiamma
antoniosonline.com
611 S. Orlando Ave.
Maitland
407.645.1035

BEST LATIN

1 (3) Columbia
columbiarestaurant.com
649 Front St.
Celebration
407.566.1505

2 Numero Uno
numero-uno-restaurant.com
2499 S. Orange Ave.
Orlando
866.495.7187

3 Padrino’s
padrinosbistro.com
13586 Village Park Drive, Suite 304
407.251.5107
 

BEST MEXICAN/
TEX MEX

1 Cantina Laredo
cantinalaredo.com
8000 Via Dellagio Way
407.345.018
 
2 Agave Azul
agaveazulorlando.com
4750 S. Kirkman Road
407.704.6930

TIE
3 (3) PR’s
499 W. Fairbanks Ave.
Winter Park
407.645.2225

3 (2) Taquitos Jalisco Restaurant
taquitosjaliscorestaurant.com
2419 S. Hiawassee Road
407.296.0626
1041 S. Dillard St.
Winter Garden
407.654.0363
 

BEST MIDDLE
EASTERN

1 Anatolia
anatoliaorlando.com
7600 Doctor Phillips Blvd.
Orlando
407.352.6766

2 (2) Bosphorous
bosphorousrestaurant.com
108 S. Park Ave.
Winter Park
407.644.8609
 
3 (1) Cedars Restaurant
cedarsoforlando.com
7732 W. Sand Lake Road
Orlando
407.351.6000
 

BEST SOUTHERN

1 (1) Johnson’s Diner
johnsonsdiner.com
595 W. Church Street
Orlando
407.841.0717

2 (3) Mama Nems’
mamanemssoulfood.com
805 S. Kirkman Road
Orlando
407.253.7744

3 Cracker Barrel
crackerbarrel.com
Eight Orlando-area locations
 

BEST SPANISH

1 Columbia Restaurant
columbiarestaurant.com
649 Front St.
Celebration
407.566.1505

2 Cuba Libre
cubalibrerestaurant.com
9101 International Dr.
Orlando
407.226.1600

3 El Bodegon
bodegonrestaurant.com
400 S. Orlando Ave.
Winter Park
407.628.1078
 

BEST STEAK HOUSE

1 (1) Del Frisco’s Prime Steak & Lobster  
delfriscosorlando.com
729 Lee Road
Orlando
407.645.4443

2 (2) Ruth’s Chris
ruthschris.com
Three Orlando-area locations

3 Charley’s Steakhouse
talkofthetownrestaurants.com
Three Orlando-area locations
 

BEST THAI 

1 Thai Blossom
mythaiblossom.com
The Edgewater Hotel
99 W. Plant St.
Winter Garden
407.905.9917

TIE
2 (3) Orchid Thai Cuisine
orchidwinterpark.com
305 N. Park Ave.
Winter Park
407.331.1400

2 (1) Thai House
thaihouseoforlando.net
2117 E. Colonial Drive
Orlando
407.898.0820
 

BEST VIETNAMESE

1 (1) Little Saigon
littlesaigonrestaurant.com
1106 E. Colonial Drive
Orlando
407.423.8539

2 Rice Paper Restaurant
7637 Turkey Lake Road
Orlando
407.352.4700

3 (2) Viet Garden
vietgardenorlando.com
1237 E. Colonial Drive
Orlando
407.896.4154
 

BEST APPETIZERS

1 Moonfish
talkofthetownrestaurants.com
7525 W. Sand Lake Road
Orlando
407.363.7262

2 (1) Café Tu Tu Tango
cafetututango.com
8625 International Drive
Orlando
407.248.2222

3 Cheesecake Factory
thecheesecakefactory.com
520 N. Orlando Ave.
Winter Park
407.644.4220
4200 Conroy Road
Orlando
407.226.0333
 

BEST BARBECUE

1 (1) Bubbalou’s Bodacious Bar-B-Q 
bubbalous.com 
Five Orlando-area locations
 
2 4Rivers
4rbbq.com
2103 W. Fairbanks Ave.
Winter Park
407.474.8377

3 Smokey Bones
smokeybones.com
Seven Orlando-area locations
 

BEST BURGER

1 Tap Room at Dubsdread
taproomatdubsdread.com
549 W. Par St.
Orlando
407.650.0100

2 (2) Graffiti Junktion
grafittijunktion.com
900 E. Washington St.
Orlando
407.426.9503

3 Johnny’s Fillin’ Station Café
johnnysfillinstation.com
2631 S. Ferncreek Ave.
Orlando
407.896.0617
 

BEST HEALTHY
SELECTIONS

1 (1) Seasons 52
seasons52.com
7700 Sand Lake Road
Orlando
407.354.5212
463 E. Altamonte Drive
Altamonte Springs
407.767.1252

2 Souplantation & Sweet Tomatoes
souplantation.com
Four Orlando-area locations

3 Crisper’s
crispers.com
Seven Orlando-area locations
 

BEST PIZZA

1 (2) Mellow Mushroom
mellowmushroom.com
11680 E. Colonial Drive
Orlando
407.384.4455
2015 Aloma Ave.
Winter Park
407.657.7755

2 (1) Anthony’s
anthonyspizza.com
100 N. Summerlin Ave.
Orlando
407.648.0009

3 Winter Garden Pizza Co.
wintergardenpizza.com
42 W. Plant St.
Winter Garden
407.877.1930
 

BEST RIBS

1 (1-tie) Bubbalou’s Bodacious Bar-B-Q
bubbalous.com 
Five Orlando-area locations

2 Tony Roma’s
tonyromas.com
8560 International Drive
Orlando
407.248.0094
7015 S. Semoran Blvd.
Orlando
407.857.7244

3 (1-tie) Smokey Bones
smokeybones.com
Seven Orlando-area locations
 

BEST SANDWICHES

1 (1) TooJay’s
toojays.com
Six Orlando-area locations

2 (3-tie) Press 101
press101.com
7600 Dr. Phillips Blvd.
Orlando
407.351.2101

3 (2) Panera Bread
panerabread.com
19 Orlando-area locations
 

BEST SUSHI

1 (1) Amura
amura.com
Three Orlando-area locations

2 Moonfish
talkofthetownrestaurants.com
7525 W. Sand Lake Road
Orlando
407.363.7262

3 Seito Sushi
seitosushi.com
Four Orlando-area locations
 

BEST SEAFOOD

1 FishBones
talkofthetownrestaurants.com
6707 Sand Lake Road
Orlando
407.352.0135
7005 County Road 46A
Lake Mary
407.581.2399

2 Ocean Prime
ocean-prime.com
7339 W. Sand Lake Road
Orlando
407.781.4880

3 The Oceanaire
theoceanaire.com
9101 International Drive
Orlando
407.363.4801
 

BEST SALADS

1 Souplantation & Sweet Tomatoes
souplantation.com
Four Orlando-area locations

2 (1) Crisper’s
crispers.com
Seven Orlando-area locations

3 Greens & Grill
greensandgrille.com
4104 Millenia Blvd., Suite 114
Orlando
407.770.1407
11325 University Blvd.
Orlando
407.373.0123
 

BEST SIGNATURE DISH

1 FishBones
Crab encrusted mirin wasabi Chilean sea bass
fishbonesrestaurants.com
7005 County Road 46A
Lake Mary
407.581.2399

2 Banshoo Sushi Bar Rosen Centre
Banshoo Sushi Roll 
rosencentre.com/Banshoo-Sushi-Bar.aspx
9840 International Drive
Orlando
407.996.9840‎

3 CityFish
Lobster roll
cityfishorlando.com
617 E. Central Blvd.
Orlando
407.849.9779
 

BEST DESSERTS

1 (1) Dessert Lady
dessertlady.com
4900 S. Kirkman Road
Orlando
407.822.8881
120 W. Church St.
Orlando
407.999.5696

2 (3) The Cheesecake Factory
thecheesecakefactory.com
520 N. Orlando Ave.
Winter Park
407.644.4220
4200 Conroy Road
Orlando
407.226.0333

3 (2) Seasons 52
seasons52.com
7700 Sand Lake Road
Orlando
407.354.5212
463 East Altamonte Drive
Altamonte Springs
407.767.1252

BEST WINE LIST

1 The Vineyard Wine Co.
thevineyardwinecompany.com
1140 Town Park Ave., Suite 1260
Lake Mary
407.833.9463

2 (1) Luma on Park
lumaonpark.com
290 S. Park Ave.
Winter Park
407.599.4111

3 Vito’s Chop House
talkofthetownrestaurants.com
8633 International Drive
Orlando
407.354.2467
 

BEST BEER
SELECTION

1 (3) Jax Fifth Avenue Deli
and Ale
3400 Edgewater Drive
Orlando
407.999.8934
951 Greenwood Blvd.
Lake Mary
407.323.3354

2 Miller’s Ale House
millersalehouse.com
10 Orlando-area locations

3 Moon Cricket Grille
14 W. Plant St.
Winter Garden
407.905.5325
 

BEST-KEPT SECRET

1 (1) Chef’s Table at the
Edgewater
chefstableattheedgewater.com
99 W. Plant St.
Winter Garden
407.230.4837

2 Johnnie’s Hideaway
talkofthetownrestaurants.com
12551 State Road 535
Orlando
407.827.1111

3 Emeril’s Tchoup Chop
emerils.com
6300 Hollywood Way
Orlando
407.503.2467
 

BEST PLACE TO
CELEBRATE

1 Norman’s
www.normans.com
4012 Central Florida Parkway
Orlando
407.393.4333

2 Luma on Park
lumaonpark.com
290 S. Park Ave.
Winter Park
407.599.4111

3 Kobé Japanese Steakhouse
kobesteakhouse.com
Six Orlando-area locations
 

BEST PLACE TO
TAKE COMPANY

1 (1) Seasons 52
seasons52.com
7700 Sand Lake Road
Orlando
407.354.5212
463 E. Altamonte Drive
Altamonte Springs
407.767.1252

2 FishBones
fishbonesrestaurants.com
7005 County Road 46A
Lake Mary
407.581.2399

3 (3) HUE
huerestaurant.com
629 E. Central Blvd. 
Orlando
407.849.1800
 

RESTAURANT MOST
WORTH THE WAIT

1 (2) Seasons 52
seasons52.com
7700 Sand Lake Road
Orlando
407.354.5212
463 E. Altamonte Drive
Altamonte Springs
407.767.1252

2 Ravenous Pig
theravenouspig.com
1234 N. Orange Ave.
Winter Park
407.628.2333

3 Del Frisco’s Prime Steak
& Lobster
delfriscosorlando.com
729 Lee Road
Orlando
407.645.4443
 

BEST OLD FAVORITE

1 Linda’s La Cantina
lindaslacantinasteakhouse.com
4721 E. Colonial Drive
407.894.4491

2 (2) Le Coq Au Vin
lecoqauvinrestaurant.com
4800 S. Orange Ave.
407.851.6980

3 Del Frisco’s Prime Steak
& Lobster
delfriscosorlando.com
729 Lee Road
407.645.4443
 

BEST VEGETARIAN

1 Café 118
cafe118.com
153 E. Morse Blvd.
Winter Park
407.389.2233

2 Ethos Vegan Kitchen
ethosvegankitchen.com
1235 N. Orange Ave.
407.228.3899

3 Green Day Café
greendaycafe.com
1515 Lee Road
Orlando
407.704.7877
 

BEST VIEW

1 (2) California Grill
disney.go.com
Contemporary Resort
Walt Disney World
407.939.3463

2 (3) Houston’s
hillstone.com
215 S. Orlando Ave.
Winter Park
407.740.4005

3 Enzo’s
enzos.com
1130 S. US Highway 17-92
Longwood
407.834.9872‎
 

BEST LIVE MUSIC/
ENTERTAINMENT

1 Timpano Italian Chop House
timpanochophouse.net
7488 W. Sand Lake Road
Orlando
407.248.0429

2 (1) Dexter’s
dexwine.com
Three Orlando-area locations

3 Samba Room
e-brands.net
7468 Sand Lake Road
Orlando
407.226.0550
 

BEST PLACE
FOR COCKTAILS

1 (2) Ember 
emberorlando.com
42 W. Central Blvd.
Orlando
407.849.5200
    
2 (1) Blue Martini
bluemartinilounge.com
4200 Conroy Road, Suite H-246
Orlando
407.447.2583

3 310 Park South
310parksouth.net
310 S. Park Ave.
Winter Park
407.647.7277
 

BEST ROMANTIC
RENDEZVOUS

1 (2) The Venetian Room
thevenetianroom.com
Caribe Royale Orlando
8101 World Center Drive
Orlando
407.238.8060

2 (3) Victoria & Albert’s
disney.go.com
Grand Floridian Resort
Walt Disney World
407.939.3463

3 Vito’s Chophouse
talkofthetownrestaurants.com
8633 International Drive
Orlando
407.354.2467
 

BEST CHEF’S
TABLE

1 Chef’s Table at the Edgewater
chefstableattheedgewater.com
99 W. Plant St.
Winter Garden
407.230.4837

2 (1) Victoria & Albert’s
disney.go.com
Grand Floridian Resort
Walt Disney World
407.939.3463

3 Luma on Park
lumaonpark.com
290 S. Park Ave.
Winter Park
407.599.4111
 

BEST CELEBRITY
SPOTTING

1 Blue Martini
bluemartinilounge.com
4200 Conroy Road, Suite H-246
Orlando
407.447.2583

2 (1) Kres Chophouse
kresrestaurant.com
17 W. Church Street
Orlando
407.447.7950

3 Seasons 52
seasons52.com
7700 Sand Lake Road
Orlando
407.354.5212
463 E. Altamonte Drive
Altamonte Springs
407.767.1252
 

BEST WINE BAR

1 (1) Eola Wine Company
eolawinecompany.com
500 E. Central Blvd.
Orlando
407.481.9100

2 (2) The Wine Room
thewineroomonline.com
270 S. Park Ave.
Winter Park
407.696.9463

3 The Vineyard Wine Co.
thevineyardwinecompany.com
1140 Town Park Ave., Suite 1260
Lake Mary
407.833.9463
 

BEST HAPPY HOUR

1 (1) Blue Martini
bluemartinilounge.com
4200 Conroy Road, Suite H-246
Orlando
407.447.2583

2 Ember
emberorlando.com
42 W. Central Blvd.
Orlando
407.849.5200

3 Moonfish
talkofthetownrestaurants.com
7525 W. Sand Lake Road
Orlando
407.363.7262
 

BEST INDEPENDENT
BAKERY

1 (3) Sweet Traditions Bakery & Café
sweettraditionsbakery.com
126 W. Plant St.
Winter Garden
407.656.6338

2 (2) Charlie’s Gourmet Pastries
charliesgourmetpastries.com
3213 Curry Ford Road
Orlando
407.898.9561

3 (1) Dessert Lady
dessertlady.com
4900 S. Kirkman Road
Orlando
407.822.8881
120 W. Church St.
Orlando
407.999.5696
 

BEST NEIGHBORHOOD
RESTAURANT

1 (1) Cityfish
cityfishorlando.com
617 E. Central Blvd.
Orlando
407.849.9779

2 K Restaurant
kwinebar.com
1710 Edgewater Drive
Orlando
407.872.2332
3 Stonewood Grill & Tavern
stonewoodgrill.com
Three Orlando-area locations
 

RESTAURANT YOU ARE DYING TO VISIT

1 (2) Victoria & Albert’s
disney.go.com
Grand Floridian Resort
Walt Disney World
407.939.3463

2 (1) Norman’s
www.normans.com
4012 Central Florida Parkway
Orlando
407.393.4333

3 Ravenous Pig
theravenouspig.com
1234 N. Orange Ave.
Winter Park
407.628.2333
 

RESTAURANT THAT SAYS
“ORLANDO” THE BEST

1 (1) Citrus Restaurant  
citrusorlando.com
821 N. Orange Ave.
Orlando
407.373.0622

2 Seasons 52
seasons52.com
7700 Sand Lake Road
Orlando
407.354.5212
463 E. Altamonte Drive
Altamonte Springs
407.767.1252

3 (2) Ravenous Pig
theravenouspig.com
1234 N. Orange Ave.
Winter Park
407.628.2333

 

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