Named after the famous play “As you Like it” by William Shakespeare, the city is also known as the ‘Theme Park Capital of the World’. the city is whole-heartedly loved not only by kids but by adults as well.
Eating in Orlando is as fun as exploring the city. Make this summer a crazy adventure for you and your family, book your flights to Orlando and be a 10-year-old kid again in ‘The Theme Park Capital’. Just like planning your adventure for the day, you can plan for the restaurants you will try for the day. No matter what kind of restaurant, cuisine, or vibe you’re looking for, Orlando has it all.
Let your inner child loose and be carefree in the theme parks of the city. After a long day of adventure in the theme parks and eating there at random stalls, you would want to sit down and have a proper meal. Here are some of the best restaurants to dine-in in the city:
Heaven for quick Mexican grabs to full-course meals, the restaurant serves in two locations. The owner is Mexican with the vision to serve old Mexican family recipes to modern-day meals. They also provide vegan and vegetarian meal options, along with beer and wine choices. The restaurant isn’t just a mere restaurant with good food, but it also celebrates Mexican culture through the art and architecture of the restaurant.
Address: Inside Plant St. Market in downtown Winter Garden 426 W Plant St, Winter Garden, FL 34787
This pan-Asian restaurant serves one of the best ramen in the city. The house-made noodles and cocktails are a perfect combination of authentic Japanese cuisine with modern taste. ‘Domu’ literally translates to “it was all a dream..”. the restaurant has three curated menu options with full-course meals and drinks. A must-try if you’re into Japanese cuisine, and edgy interior.
Address: East End Market- Orlando, 3201 Corrine Dr. Ste 100, Orlando Florida, 32803
Reyes Mezcaleria is an authentic Mexican restaurant serving all kinds of Mexican dishes with an aim to honor Mexican cuisine and culture. The restaurant is very welcoming and offers four main menus, brunch, lunch, dinner, and happy hour. One of the most unique features of the restaurant is the tastings, they offer tasting options on various occasions, holidays, etc. You can book the tastings session prior to enjoying a full-course meal. If you happen to be with a large group of people, you can also request a separate dining space. Not to mention the Scandinavian-boho chique interiors.
Address” Reyes Mezcaleria 821 N Orange Ave Orlando, FL 32804
A more contemporary and easy-going restaurant, Luke’s Kitchen & Bar ambiance makes you comfortable with wood and metal interior, dimly lit, and a big open kitchen. It’s a common choice of restaurant for the locals to hang out. They make their dishes on a wood-fired grill, and smoke box, and source most of their products from the locals. Hence, making the dishes more authentic and tastier, especially the must-try oysters.
Address: 640 South Orlando Ave. Maitland, Florida 32751
Located at Disney Springs, the restaurant is famous among tourists as well as locals for its extensive wine collection. Perfect for a brunch or dinner with family to try out different wines, cheeses, meats, and other platters. Their curated menus like ‘Bites & Boards’, ‘Brunch’, ‘Thanksgiving Menu’, ‘The Basket’ etc., are easy to choose from.
While you are at Disney Springs, you can try out the 66 different dining options that Disney Springs offer.
Address: Disney Springs, 1610 East Buena Vista Dr Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
Craving some Tacos? No better place to have the farm-to-taco menu than Roosters. Mix and match the dishes to make a meal as you wish. The delicious food is sustainable and has real ingredients. Taste the modern take on Mexican cuisine in the culinary art pieces that the chefs create with every plate they serve.
Address: 1323 N Mills Ave Orlando, FL 32803
Sometimes a sweet tooth craving can be a little irritating when you don’t find a good dessert. At Buttermilk Bakery you can get the tastiest of sweet, freshly-baked delicacies. From croissants, tarts, bread, donuts, and more, there is something for every family member’s craving. You can book via mobile and pick it up later.
Address: 1198 N Orange Ave. Orlando, FL 32789
After a long day, a fancy restaurant is not what everybody needs. There comes The Monroe, a laid-back gathering place that serves comfort food, the classics like fried chicken, chicken sandwiches, smash burgers, etc. with cold brew so you don’t have to think a lot about what to order. The dinner services start at 5 pm, but you can enjoy lunch and coffee before that. with the main dining room, bar, lounge/study, backyard patio, semi-private dining area, and daytime coffee bar, it gives a small-town all-in-one restaurant vibe.
Address: 448 N Terry Ave. Orlando, FL 32801
The restaurant blew up on TikTok because of its unique interior, it is America’s first 2D noodle bar. You get a fusion of Asian cuisine to eat along with some drinks and desserts. You can also build your own bowl with different ingredients of your choice. You can also order your food for later pick-up but then you’ll be missing out on the unique 2D illusion of the restaurant.
Address: 1195 International Dr B-2, Orlando, FL 32821
You can never go wrong with Mexican and Indian food choices. At Bombay Steet Kitchen you get flavors from all around India, street food, South Indian, East Indian, and more. The starters and deserts aren’t just any normal ones you find everywhere, these are traditionally Indian. Make sure to savor the flavors of all the dishes.
Address: 6215 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, FL 32809