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What to Eat in Orlando-Walt Disney World

Orlando's popularity with domestic and international tourists is reflected in its varied dining scene. Though American fast-food joints and restaurant chains are prevalent throughout the Greater Orlando area, everything from Japanese to Italian is served here. Popular American eateries include the Waldorf Astoria Orlando's Bull & Bear steakhouse and Eddie V's Prime Seafood, while Seito Sushi & New Japanese and NYPD Pizza are must-try locales for sushi and pizza. For a more upscale atmosphere, dine at Chatham's Place Restaurant or Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa's Victoria & Albert's.

Latin American fare is also noticeably present in Orlando. But unlike South Florida's cuisine, which features many Cuban dishes, Orlando's menus are more commonly filled with Puerto Rican staples like mofongo (fried and mashed green plantains with onion, garlic and olive oil topped with a protein like shrimp or pork), arroz con gandules (rice mixed with pigeon peas, pork and vegetables) and pastelón (a dish similar to lasagna that's made with mashed sweet plantains and ground beef). Other Latin American cuisines, such as Venezuelan and Spanish, are also represented on many restaurant menus. To sample some of Orlando's best Latin-inspired bites, check out Q'Kenan Restaurant, Melao Bakery and Padrino's Cuban Cuisine.

If a stay at Universal Orlando Resort or Walt Disney World Resort is part of your Orlando visit, odds are you'll want to dine at Universal CityWalk or Disney Springs. These dining, shopping and entertainment complexes offer an array of cuisines, including Irish, Southern and Cuban. But meals served in both properties' eateries are pricey (for those who don't have resort dining plans), and tables are hard to come by, so finalize dining reservations well in advance for popular places like Antojitos Authentic Mexican Food, Morimoto Asia and The Boathouse.

Find the Best Restaurants in Orlando-Walt Disney World

  • #1
    The Melting Pot
    #1 of 3,775 Places to Eat in Orlando
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 2593 reviewsTripadvisor (2593)
    $ - $$ | American
    7549 W Sand Lake Rd, Orlando, FL 32819
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  • #2
    La Luce
    #2 of 3,775 Places to Eat in Orlando
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2015 reviewsTripadvisor (2015)
    $$ | Italian, Pizza, Tuscan, Central-Italian
    14100 Bonnet Creek Resort Lane at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, Orlando, FL 32821
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  • #3
    Victoria & Albert's
    #3 of 3,775 Places to Eat in Orlando
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 1598 reviewsTripadvisor (1598)
    $$ | American
    4401 Floridian Way Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, Orlando, FL 32830-8451
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  • #4
    Pineapple Lanai
    #4 of 3,775 Places to Eat in Orlando
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 374 reviewsTripadvisor (374)
    $ | Fast Food, Hawaiian
    1600 Seven Seas Dr, Orlando, FL 32830-8423
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  • #5
    Bosphorous Turkish Cuisine
    #5 of 3,775 Places to Eat in Orlando
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 204 reviewsTripadvisor (204)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, Turkish, Middle Eastern
    6900 Tavistock Lakes Blvd Suite 100, Orlando, FL 32827-7589
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  • #6
    NYPD Pizza
    #6 of 3,775 Places to Eat in Orlando
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 802 reviewsTripadvisor (802)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Pizza
    2589 S Hiawassee Rd, Orlando, FL 32835-6316
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  • #7
    Chatham's Place
    #7 of 3,775 Places to Eat in Orlando
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 776 reviewsTripadvisor (776)
    $$ | Italian, French, American
    7575 Dr Phillips Blvd Ste 270, Orlando, FL 32819-7216
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  • #8
    Bull & Bear Steakhouse at Waldorf Astoria Orlando
    #8 of 3,775 Places to Eat in Orlando
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1528 reviewsTripadvisor (1528)
    $$ | American, Steakhouse
    14200 Bonnet Creek Resort Ln, Orlando, FL 32821-4024
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  • #9
    Ginther's Swirls Ice Cream
    #9 of 3,775 Places to Eat in Orlando
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 246 reviewsTripadvisor (246)
    $ | American
    11036 International Dr, Orlando, FL 32821-7322
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  • #10
    Krispy Kreme
    #10 of 3,775 Places to Eat in Orlando
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 321 reviewsTripadvisor (321)
    $ | American, Fast Food
    4080 Millenia Blvd, Orlando, FL 32839-2426
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  • #11
    Bosphorous Turkish Cuisine - Dr Phillips
    #11 of 3,775 Places to Eat in Orlando
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 642 reviewsTripadvisor (642)
    $ - $$ | Turkish
    7600 Dr Phillips Blvd Ste 108, Orlando, FL 32819-7231
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  • #12
    The Gnarly Barley
    #12 of 3,775 Places to Eat in Orlando
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 207 reviewsTripadvisor (207)
    $ | American, Bar, Pub
    7431 S Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32809-6056
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  • #13
    Q'Kenan Restaurant
    #13 of 3,775 Places to Eat in Orlando
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 796 reviewsTripadvisor (796)
    $ | Latin, Venezuelan
    8117 Vineland Ave Regency Village Plaza, Orlando, FL 32821-6847
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  • #14
    Hot Krust Panini Kitchen
    #14 of 3,775 Places to Eat in Orlando
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1088 reviewsTripadvisor (1088)
    $ | American, International, Fusion
    8015 Turkey Lake Rd Suite 200 Next to Wholefoods & Dunkin Donuts, Orlando, FL 32819-7383
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  • #15
    Ana's Brazilian Kitchen
    #15 of 3,775 Places to Eat in Orlando
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 202 reviewsTripadvisor (202)
    $ | Brazilian
    8865 Commodity Cir Suite 5, Orlando, FL 32819-9077
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  • #16
    Eddie V's Prime Seafood
    #16 of 3,775 Places to Eat in Orlando
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1154 reviewsTripadvisor (1154)
    $$ | American, Steakhouse, Seafood
    7488 W Sand Lake Rd, Orlando, FL 32819-5108
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  • #18
    Chevys
    #18 of 3,775 Places to Eat in Orlando
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1418 reviewsTripadvisor (1418)
    $ - $$ | Mexican, Southwestern
    12547 State Rd #535, Orlando, FL 32836
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  • #19
    Kings Dining & Entertainment
    #19 of 3,775 Places to Eat in Orlando
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 772 reviewsTripadvisor (772)
    $ - $$ | Pizza, American, Dining bars, Beer restaurants
    8255 International Dr Suite 120, Orlando, FL 32819-9365
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  • #20
    Border Grill Fresh-Mex
    #20 of 3,775 Places to Eat in Orlando
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 356 reviewsTripadvisor (356)
    $ | Mexican
    5695A Vineland Rd Cypress Plaza, Orlando, FL 32819-7830
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  • #21
    Zeta Asia
    #21 of 3,775 Places to Eat in Orlando
    Tripadvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 370 reviewsTripadvisor (370)
    $ - $$ | Bar, Asian, Japanese, Sushi
    14100 Bonnet Creek Resort Ln, Orlando, FL 32821-4023
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