Best Places to Eat in Orlando

by Daved Brosche on February 13, 2009

by Daved Brosche | February 13th, 2009  

Interested in finding a good place to eat in Orlando? Well, you have come to the right place! We have collected a list of some of the most popular places to eat in all of Orlando. No matter what you are in the mood for, there is sure to be something on this list to make your stomach start growling.

If you have any suggestions, please let us know! Share your suggestions in the comments section below.

Charley’s Steakhouse

Charley’s Steakhouse is the place to go if you want to experience the best steak in Orlando. Charley’s starts with prime cuts of three-year-old grain-fed beef. It is then aged for a minimum of four to six weeks before being trimmed, seasoned and flame-broiled over Texas grown mesquite wood. Be sure to order Charley’s famous smashed potatoes, the perfect compliment to any steak. If you prefer seafood you can choose from salmon, tuna, mahi mahi, crab, shrimp, and more. Charley’s is the perfect place for a sophisticated night out.

The Rainforest Cafe

The Rainforest Cafe is the perfect restaurant for a family night out in Orlando. Kids will enjoy the atmosphere. There are large fish tanks filled with colorful fish, animatronic forest animals such as the elephants, gorillas, birds, and a light and sound show that occurs several times throughout each hour. Adults will enjoy the variety of options on the menu from exotic salads to enticing entrĂ©es including burgers, chicken, steak, seafood, and pasta choices. Don’t forget to try the huge Volcanoan dessert. It is out of this world!

Texas de Brazil

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Texas de Brazil is one dining experience not to be missed when you are in the Orlando area. Guests are served lamb, Angus beef, pork, chicken, and Brazilian sausage carved right at their table by wandering gauchos. Meats are served with garlic mashed potatoes and sweet fried bananas. Guests are also able to enjoy the fifty-plus item salad area with appetizers, salads, and side items. To finish your visit be sure enjoy dessert, espresso or even a hand rolled cigar.

The Sushi House of Orlando

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The Sushi House of Orlando is a great choice for sushi. If you are not sure what type of sushi you might like, or if you simply want to try something new, find a seat at the sushi bar for a fun learning experience. The chefs really know their sushi and sake and are happy to offer recommendations. The innovative recipes you will find here are the best in town and the artful presentation is pleasing to the eye. You will not be disappointed in any aspect during your visit. You might have difficulty choosing from the many options on the menu so come in a group and share amongst friends. If you enjoy your dining experience you can register for the restaurant’s sushi class and learn to prepare their recipes in your own home.

La Coquina

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La Coquina is a culinary experience waiting to be had in Orlando. The restaurant serves brunch or a chef’s dinner service. The brunch buffet includes offerings such as caviar, sushi, leg of lamb, beef tenderloin, crab legs, lobster and more. Champagne, fresh squeezed orange juice, and Evian bottled water are refreshed each time a glass becomes half empty. Waffles and pancakes are made to order with more toppings than you can imagine. Save room for dessert. The dessert table boasts over 30 selections.

Red Bamboo

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Red Bamboo is the place for authentic Thai food in Orlando. Dishes can be prepared with three levels of spice. Level three spiciness will test the limits of those who truly enjoy spicy food. Be sure to try the sticky rice and the Thai tea. The chicken satay appetizer is presented at the table on a mini grill. Kids seem to get a kick out of the novelty of having their food served on a grill. Save room for homemade Thai tea ice cream. Great place for a family meal.

Los Generales Mexican Grill

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Los Generales Mexican Grill is one of the best places to experience authentic Mexican fare while in Orlando. The variety of menu options may leave you doubtful about what to order, do not worry. It is all wonderful! Encourage your friends and family to order something different from you so that you can taste test from one another. The atmosphere is fun and inviting for adults and children alike. Enjoy the roaming Mariachi band while munching free chips and salsa. A little bit of Mexico awaits!

Blackwater Bar-B-Q

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Blackwater Bar-B-Q in Orlando is a great choice for barbeque lovers. The menu includes competition quality barbeque, cornbread, pork and beans, slaw, and Brunswick stew. Save room for their award winning pies such as Mississippi mud pie, pecan pie, key lime pie, and sweet potato pie. Come hungry. The food is delicious and servings are large.

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