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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

4. Domu

What began as only a dream, spiraled into delicious success for Domu. Indulge in a bowl of their house made noodles and then you will realize the love that is conveyed through each of their articulated dishes. We forewarn patrons that it is common to find a wait upon arriving at Domu, but it is always worth it.

Hottest Dish: Curry Ramen - Spicy chicken broth, fried chicken thigh, Japanese beach mushrooms, menma, scallions, Thai chili paster, you may choose between mild, medium, or hot option for this dish. (We recommend adding Ajitama Brulee do your bowl)

Known for pushing the boundaries in the asian food scene, this restaurant offers fresh sushi as well as a full contemporary Asian menu. Enjoy the subtle lighting and almost-speakeasy vibes. This award winning sushi spot offers eccentric sushi rolls that you will not find anywhere else.

Hottest Dish: Distinguished Gentleman - Lobster salad, asparagus, masago, topped with Wagyu beef, jalapeño, & truffle aioli.

The cuisine, service, and setting are nothing short of exquisite at this fine dining restaurant. Ever since their opening in 1977 they have provided upscale steaks, burgers, salads, and plenty of other dishes to represent a flexible style of eating. You’ll definitely want to make a reservation and beware of their dress code before attending!

Hottest Dish: House Smoked Salmon - A slow smoked salmon, served with the chef’s special sauce & toast points.

1. Del Frisco's Steakhouse

Better described as a top of the line steakhouse, this true American tradition will leave you feeling absolute bliss. The elegant establishment is nestled amongst one of the top views Orlando has to offer. From its impeccable cocktails, premium selected cuts, & chef created side dishes, Del Frisco's is an experience like no other.

Hottest Dish: Del’s Jumbo Lump Crab Cake - Tender pieces of lump crab served over a cajun-lobster cream sauce.

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