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HOW to Wine & Dine like a Local in Orlando

Top 10 Restaurants in Orlando, Florida

No matter what your taste buds may be craving, Orlando's distinctive food scene has you covered. From Japanese to American cuisine, the city encompasses many different bold flavors.

Image credit Del Frisco's Steakhouse

On our list you will find all different styles of cuisine along with the must try dish at each establishment.

10. Sixty Vines

Wine lovers will fall in love with this California inspired restaurant, from their expansive wine list to their fixated menu, the cuisine compliments their wide array of drinks perfectly. This restaurant is certifiably known for their fresh meals as they pride themselves in supporting local farmers.

Hottest Dish: Short Rib Pappardelle - Red wine braised short ribs, carrots, basil, pecorino romano over a bed of tender pasta.

9. Linda’s La Cantina

This worthy of knowing steak house has been around since 1947 giving this restaurant plenty of time to perfect their juicy steaks and astounding dishes. Linda’s notes themselves for remaining constant while everything else in the world continues to change.

Hottest Dish: Bacon-wrapped Filet with a side of Spaghetti - A juicy piece of beef wrapped in a tender piece of bacon, we recommend the signature spaghetti side dish that will compliment your steak perfectly.

8. Se7en Bites

Everyone could use a little bit of down home southern cooking in their life and Se7en Bites is known for embracing that feeling. This breakfast/brunch establishment will have you wanting to go back for more. Known for their appearance on the food network show Diners, Drive-ins, & Dives, this mom & pop spot is sure to deliver every time.

Hottest Dish: Seventh Trimester - A buttermilk garlic biscuit, over a medium egg, applewood smoked bacon, then smothered in their 5 cheese mac n cheese, topped with a potato chip bacon crumble.

7. Columbia Restaurant

You can find the oldest Spanish restaurant in America right here in Celebration, Florida. They say things get better with age and this restaurant is a fine example. The Columbian atmosphere will have you feeling like you are actually in the beautiful country and the food commends that as well.

Hottest Dish: Paella “a la Valenciana” - Prepared in a traditional paella pan, with clams, mussels, shrimp, scallops, calamares, chicken and pork, baked with La Bomba Spanish rice, extra virgin olive oil, green peppers, onions, tomatoes, garlic, spices & splashed with white wine.

6. Reyes Mezcaleria

Offering a mexican inspired cuisine & over 140 agave spirits, every experience at Reyes may be described as unique. By using only the freshest ingredients, the restaurants thoughtfully prepared cuisine shines through each dish.

Hottest Dish: Chili Relleno - Roasted poblano pepper stuffed with beans, oaxaca queso and grilled corn, cerveza battered, chipotle sauce, served over a bed of cilantro lime rice.

5. Armandos

Featuring authentic Italian cuisine, this family-friendly restaurant is sure to please everyone. From the moment you walk in, the Italian flare will embrace you with its open arms. Indulge in a bowl of pasta and an impeccable dessert for a night you will always remember.

Hottest Dish: Chicken Sofia - Chicken filet finished in a mediterranean sauce, cherry tomatoes, garlic, olive oil, fresh basil, & a touch of marinara served with spaghetti.