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Restaurants in Orlando, USA: Gastronomy & Typical Cuisine

Restaurants in Orlando Florida

To say there is gastronomic diversity in Orlando is somewhat of an understatement. In total there are roughly 4500 restaurants around the theme park capital of the world and the sheer variety of cuisines on offer is simply jaw dropping. You can find from French, Japanese and Italian to Cuban, Creole and Mexican, of course there is an excellent variety of American favorites as well. There are also a great selection of restaurants featuring evening entertainment and themes to keep the whole family entertained and the beautiful weather means you can dine al fresco practically year round.

Orlando is not just the theme parks, there are many other areas to visit for an incredible dining experience and because the entire area pretty much relies solely on tourism you'll find that the service is second to none. As such Orlando doesn't really have it own specialty food, specific to the region, but you are sure to find plenty of delicious cuisine to try. From fast food to fine dining Orlando really does have it all.

International Drive

Restaurants in Orlando Florida

International Drive is pretty much where everything happens in Orlando and the restaurants in this area are a cut above the rest. It is located where all the big parks such as Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure, SeaWorld Orlando, Discovery Cove and Wet 'n' Wild are. This 3 mile long strip is jam packed with all kinds of fast food joints, fine dining restaurants and spectacular dinner shows. Whether for breakfast, lunch or dinner and whatever your budget, International Drive has a dining option for you.

American

  • BB King's Blues Club
  • Bob Marley a Tribute to Freedom
  • Cafe Matisse
  • Chilli's Grill & Bar
  • Denny's
  • Everglades Restaurant and Bar
  • Hooters
  • IHOP
  • Margaritaville
  • Ocean Grill
  • Sweet Tomatoes
  • T.G.I Friday's
  • The Capital Grille
  • Tommy Bahama's Tropical Grill
  • Uno Chicago Bar and Grill
  • Vista Bistro

Asian

  • Thai Thani
  • Ming Court
  • Kobe Japanese Steak House and Sushi
  • Bill Wongs Famous Super Buffet
  • China Jade Mongolian Buffet
  • Shogun Restaurant

Steak Barbecue and Seafood

  • Cattleman's Steakhouse
  • Texas de Brazil Churrascaria
  • Boston Lobster Feast
  • Butcher Shop Steak House
  • Charley's Steakhouse
  • Vito's Chop House
  • Great Western

Italian

  • Bergamos Italian Restaurant
  • Olive Garden
  • Ciao Italia Ristorante
  • Magiono's
  • Capriccio
  • Luigis Pizza Buffet

Mexican

  • Don Pablo's Mexican Kitchen
  • Jalapeno's Mexican Food Crazy Grill

International

  • Stadium Bar and Restaurant
  • Cafe Tu Tu Tango
  • Shalimar
  • Cricketer's Arms
  • Flavours of India
  • New Punjab Indian Restaurant

Dinner Shows

  • Sleuths Mystery Dinner Shows
  • Pirate's Dinner Adventure
  • The Outta Control Magic Comedy

Walt Disney World

Restaurants in Orlando Florida

Walt Disney World, encompassing the parks Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, Animal Kingdom, Hollywood Studios Theme Park and Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park, plus all the Disney hotels on the site, currently has a total of 139 dining options. There is so much variety, whether you just want a quick bite or a magical dinner. Imagine enjoying your meal and getting to meet Mickey, Goofy and Donald at the same time or dining among animated, life-size prehistoric creatures, anything is possible at the magical restaurants of Disney World. Below is a selection of the most popular restaurants.

Magic Kingdom Theme Park

  • The Crystal Palace (American)
  • The Village Fry Shoppe (American)
  • Enchanted Grove (American)
  • Cinderella's Royal Table (American)
  • Liberty Tree Tavern (American)
  • El Pirata y El Perico Restaurant (Mexican)
  • Cosmic Ray's Starlight Café (American)

Epcot Theme Park

  • Liberty Inn (American)
  • Biergarten Restaurant (German/American)
  • Restaurant Marrakesh (Moroccan)
  • Yattori House (Japanese)
  • Le Chefs de France (French)
  • Tokyo Dining (Japanese)
  • Bistro de Paris (French)

Typhoon Lagoon Water Park

  • Leaning Palms (American)
  • Happy Landings Ice Cream (American)
  • Typhoon Tilly's (American)
  • Snack Shack Stand (American)

Animal Kingdom

  • Rainforest Cafe (American)
  • Yak & Yeti (Asian)
  • Restaurantosaurus (American)
  • Flame Tree Barbeque (American)
  • Pizzafari (American)

Hollywood Studios

  • Mama Melrose's Ristorante Italiano (Italian)
  • Hollywood & Vine (American)
  • The Hollywood Brown Derby (American)
  • Toy Story Pizza Planet (Italiana/American)
  • 50's Prime Time Café (American)
  • Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater (American)

Blizzard Beach Waterpark

  • Lottawatta Lodge (American)
  • Polar Pub (American)
  • Avalunch (American)
  • Warming Hut (American)

Downtown Orlando

Restaurants in Orlando Florida

This area of Orlando is predominantly the central business district, with high rise office blocks and lots of bars and clubs. There are plenty of great hotels in downtown, which will put your close to all the attractions of Orlando, and before or after an exciting day exploring all the attractions an excellent restaurant will not be far away.

American

  • Citrus Restaurant
  • Hue
  • 301 Lakeside
  • Village Tavern
  • Zenzi
  • Room 3 Nine
  • Blue Bistro and Grill

Asian

  • Sushi Sushi Lounge
  • Ichiban
  • WaiTiki
  • Napasorn Thai
  • Tuk Tuk Room
  • Xing Xing

Steak Barbecue and Seafood

  • Spice Modern Steakhouse
  • The Boheme
  • Jack's Steakhouse
  • Sam Snead's Restaurant
  • Crooked Bayou
  • Smokey Bones Barbeque & Grill

Italian

  • Brick & Fire Pizza and Wine Co.
  • Nonna Trattoria
  • Carrabba's Italian Grill
  • O! Strombolli
  • Gargi's Lakeside Ristorante

International

  • Graze
  • Manuels on the 28th
  • Fusion 7
  • Choo-Choo Churros
  • Sam Snead's Restaurant
  • Ceviche
  • Caribbean One Stop

Kissimmee

Restaurants in Orlando Florida

Located just southeast of the theme parks, Kissimmee is also a great place to stay, and whether you are vacationing in a luxury resort or an RV park you'll find a whole host of restaurants serving all types of delicious cuisine. Enjoy a great meal and central Florida's renowned hospitality in Kissimmee.

American

  • Johnny Rockets
  • Bob Evans Restaurant
  • Mimi's Cafe
  • Ker's Winghouse
  • Beef O' Brady's

Asian

  • China Pearl
  • Osaka Japanese Steakhouse
  • China Express
  • Asia Bagus
  • Chengs

Steak Barbecue and Seafood

  • Charley's Steakhouse
  • Boston Lobster Feast
  • Old Hickory Steakhouse
  • Catfish Place
  • Red Lobster
  • Black Angus Steakhouse

Italian

  • Pacino's Italian Ristorante
  • Macaroni Grill
  • Giuseppes Italian Restaurant
  • Uno Chicago Grill
  • Giordano's

Mexican

  • Aztecas Restaurant
  • Cancún Café
  • La Terraza Restaurant
  • The Taco Maker
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill

International

  • Columbia Restaurant
  • Pollo Tropical
  • Jerusalem Middle Eastern Restaurant
  • Fish, Chips and Beyond
  • Costa del Sol

Dinner Shows

  • Arabian Nights
  • Medieval Dinner and Tournament
  • Capone's Dinner Show

International Drive

Restaurants in Orlando Florida

International Drive is pretty much where everything happens in Orlando and the restaurants in this area are a cut above the rest. It is located where all the big parks such as Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure, SeaWorld Orlando, Discovery Cove and Wet 'n' Wild are. This 3 mile long strip is jam packed with all kinds of fast food joints, fine dining restaurants and spectacular dinner shows. Whether for breakfast, lunch or dinner and whatever your budget, International Drive has a dining option for you.

American

  • BB King's Blues Club
  • Bob Marley a Tribute to Freedom
  • Cafe Matisse
  • Chilli's Grill & Bar
  • Denny's
  • Everglades Restaurant and Bar
  • Hooters
  • IHOP
  • Margaritaville
  • Ocean Grill
  • Sweet Tomatoes
  • T.G.I Friday's
  • The Capital Grille
  • Tommy Bahama's Tropical Grill
  • Uno Chicago Bar and Grill
  • Vista Bistro

Asian

  • Thai Thani
  • Ming Court
  • Kobe Japanese Steak House and Sushi
  • Bill Wongs Famous Super Buffet
  • China Jade Mongolian Buffet
  • Shogun Restaurant

Steak Barbecue and Seafood

  • Cattleman's Steakhouse
  • Texas de Brazil Churrascaria
  • Boston Lobster Feast
  • Butcher Shop Steak House
  • Charley's Steakhouse
  • Vito's Chop House
  • Great Western

Italian

  • Bergamos Italian Restaurant
  • Olive Garden
  • Ciao Italia Ristorante
  • Magiono's
  • Capriccio
  • Luigis Pizza Buffet

Mexican

  • Don Pablo's Mexican Kitchen
  • Jalapeno's Mexican Food Crazy Grill

International

  • Stadium Bar and Restaurant
  • Cafe Tu Tu Tango
  • Shalimar
  • Cricketer's Arms
  • Flavours of India
  • New Punjab Indian Restaurant

Dinner Shows

  • Sleuths Mystery Dinner Shows
  • Pirate's Dinner Adventure
  • The Outta Control Magic Comedy

Walt Disney World

Restaurants in Orlando Florida

Walt Disney World, encompassing the parks Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, Animal Kingdom, Hollywood Studios Theme Park and Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park, plus all the Disney hotels on the site, currently has a total of 139 dining options. There is so much variety, whether you just want a quick bite or a magical dinner. Imagine enjoying your meal and getting to meet Mickey, Goofy and Donald at the same time or dining among animated, life-size prehistoric creatures, anything is possible at the magical restaurants of Disney World. Below is a selection of the most popular restaurants.

Magic Kingdom Theme Park

  • The Crystal Palace (American)
  • The Village Fry Shoppe (American)
  • Enchanted Grove (American)
  • Cinderella's Royal Table (American)
  • Liberty Tree Tavern (American)
  • El Pirata y El Perico Restaurant (Mexican)
  • Cosmic Ray's Starlight Café (American)

Epcot Theme Park

  • Liberty Inn (American)
  • Biergarten Restaurant (German/American)
  • Restaurant Marrakesh (Moroccan)
  • Yattori House (Japanese)
  • Le Chefs de France (French)
  • Tokyo Dining (Japanese)
  • Bistro de Paris (French)

Typhoon Lagoon Water Park

  • Leaning Palms (American)
  • Happy Landings Ice Cream (American)
  • Typhoon Tilly's (American)
  • Snack Shack Stand (American)

Animal Kingdom

  • Rainforest Cafe (American)
  • Yak & Yeti (Asian)
  • Restaurantosaurus (American)
  • Flame Tree Barbeque (American)
  • Pizzafari (American)

Hollywood Studios

  • Mama Melrose's Ristorante Italiano (Italian)
  • Hollywood & Vine (American)
  • The Hollywood Brown Derby (American)
  • Toy Story Pizza Planet (Italiana/American)
  • 50's Prime Time Café (American)
  • Sci-Fi Dine-In Theater (American)

Blizzard Beach Waterpark

  • Lottawatta Lodge (American)
  • Polar Pub (American)
  • Avalunch (American)
  • Warming Hut (American)

Downtown Orlando

Restaurants in Orlando Florida

This area of Orlando is predominantly the central business district, with high rise office blocks and lots of bars and clubs. There are plenty of great hotels in downtown, which will put your close to all the attractions of Orlando, and before or after an exciting day exploring all the attractions an excellent restaurant will not be far away.

American

  • Citrus Restaurant
  • Hue
  • 301 Lakeside
  • Village Tavern
  • Zenzi
  • Room 3 Nine
  • Blue Bistro and Grill

Asian

  • Sushi Sushi Lounge
  • Ichiban
  • WaiTiki
  • Napasorn Thai
  • Tuk Tuk Room
  • Xing Xing

Steak Barbecue and Seafood

  • Spice Modern Steakhouse
  • The Boheme
  • Jack's Steakhouse
  • Sam Snead's Restaurant
  • Crooked Bayou
  • Smokey Bones Barbeque & Grill

Italian

  • Brick & Fire Pizza and Wine Co.
  • Nonna Trattoria
  • Carrabba's Italian Grill
  • O! Strombolli
  • Gargi's Lakeside Ristorante

International

  • Graze
  • Manuels on the 28th
  • Fusion 7
  • Choo-Choo Churros
  • Sam Snead's Restaurant
  • Ceviche
  • Caribbean One Stop

Kissimmee

Restaurants in Orlando Florida

Located just southeast of the theme parks, Kissimmee is also a great place to stay, and whether you are vacationing in a luxury resort or an RV park you'll find a whole host of restaurants serving all types of delicious cuisine. Enjoy a great meal and central Florida's renowned hospitality in Kissimmee.

American

  • Johnny Rockets
  • Bob Evans Restaurant
  • Mimi's Cafe
  • Ker's Winghouse
  • Beef O' Brady's

Asian

  • China Pearl
  • Osaka Japanese Steakhouse
  • China Express
  • Asia Bagus
  • Chengs

Steak Barbecue and Seafood

  • Charley's Steakhouse
  • Boston Lobster Feast
  • Old Hickory Steakhouse
  • Catfish Place
  • Red Lobster
  • Black Angus Steakhouse

Italian

  • Pacino's Italian Ristorante
  • Macaroni Grill
  • Giuseppes Italian Restaurant
  • Uno Chicago Grill
  • Giordano's

Mexican

  • Aztecas Restaurant
  • Cancún Café
  • La Terraza Restaurant
  • The Taco Maker
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill

International

  • Columbia Restaurant
  • Pollo Tropical
  • Jerusalem Middle Eastern Restaurant
  • Fish, Chips and Beyond
  • Costa del Sol

Dinner Shows

  • Arabian Nights
  • Medieval Dinner and Tournament
  • Capone's Dinner Show

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