Where to Eat in Orlando

When you’re looking for a romantic post proposal spot to eat in Orlando, your choice will depend greatly on which part of Orlando you are in. Whether you’re looking for somewhere in downtown Orlando, in one of the suburbs such as Maitland, or in Disney World itself, there are a huge variety of restaurants and flavors to choose from.

Citrus Orlando is a contemporary restaurant on Orange Avenue in downtown Orlando specializing in regionally inspired new American cuisine. The Boheme is located in downtown hotel, The Grand Bohemian Hotel and you can enjoy classic dishes with a modern twist accompanied by live music. Take in the Sunday jazz brunch for a real Orlando tradition. Cafe Trastevere is a very romantic downtown Italian restaurant, and in mild weather the candlelit tables on the terrace overlooking Magnolia Avenue create a fabulous atmosphere.

Antonio’s La Fiamma is an authentic Italian restaurant in the fashionable suburb of Maitland which features exquisite fish and steak dishes alongside home baked bread, pastries and desserts. Chatham’s Place in the Sand Lake area is a well established restaurant known for its relaxed elegance. Many of the dishes on the seasonally inspired menu feature ingredients from the restaurants own organic farm. Norman’s Restaurant, based at the Ritz-Carlton in the Grande Lakes resort is the brainchild of Chef Norman Van Aken, founder of New World Cuisine and the concept of fusion cooking. Fabulous dishes combine Latin, Caribbean, Asian, African and American flavors.

Those of you looking for somewhere to eat within Disney World will be spoilt for choice. When you’re looking for a romantic eatery in Disney World the Victoria and Albert in Disney’s Grand Florian resort comes up again and again. This is Disney World’s only adult only restaurant, and it has a strict dress code. Make plenty of time for dinner here as you will be served at least six courses. Another great choice in the Grand Florian resort is Narcoossee’s, which specializes in seafood and which overlooks the Seven Seas Lagoon.

Epcot’s World Showcase is a great place to find excellent regional restaurants, and French restaurant Bistro de Paris, or Italian restaurant Tutto Italia are particularly good choices. For something a little different check out Artist Point, a cozy location at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort, and make sure you arrive by boat from the Magic Kingdom. Jiko, an African inspired restaurant in the Animal Kingdom Lodge Jambo House is also worth a look. Finally, if you want classic Californian food and a fabulous view of the Magic Kingdom fireworks, try the California Grill.