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Christner's Prime Steak and Lobster
Christner's Prime Steak and Lobster

Christner's Prime Steak and Lobster Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.delfriscosorlando.com/
  • Phone: (407) 645-4443
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Zoli Davis
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Your Del Frisco’s experience can be a private dining affair. There are 8 private rooms – various sizes – many including TV’s, phone and call-service buttons. No extra costs or deposits. Holidays, birthdays or business dinners will be a memorable occasion. We can accommodate private parties of up to 110 guests.
  • Private Party Contact: Alice or Naomi (407) 645-4443
  • Entertainment: Piano Lounge Entertainment nightly beginning at 8 pm. Jerry Bruno on Monday, Thursday and Saturday. David Witte on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Dinner guests enjoy the fun sing-a-longs. The lounge has become a favorite drop-in for top-notch entertainers and musicians to join in the fun. Private Rooms Your experience can be a private dining affair. There are 8 private rooms – various sizes – many including TV’s, phone and call-service buttons. No extra costs or deposits. Holidays, birthdays or business dinners will be a memorable occasion.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: I-4 Exit 88
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary Valet available for your convenience. Self parking also an option.
A word from Christner's Prime Steak and Lobster
The Christner family invites you to join them at Orlando's favorite for prime steak and lobster.

Opened in 1993, Christner's is truly a family business "we have very little turnover because our employees are part of the family"!!! Our customers are locals...business people... travelers...vacationers and sports stars... including many celebrities. Everyone agrees...outstanding menu...professional staff and America's Most Award Winning Steakhouse!! The Christners maintain an informal flavor of warm, hands-on, personal hospitality. As Russ said, "Hey, we're just a humble little steakhouse" Enter a guest, leave a friend.

The Bread: Baked fresh daily and served piping hot to your table. Rip it. Break it. Just don't cut it with a knife. The Beef: Prime, aged corn-fed straight from the Midwest never frozen and cut to order right off the loin. The Lobster: Cold Water Australian Tails. The Wine Room: 5500 bottles of selected wines to choose from.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSpecial Occasion
Diner Reviews
  • "Birthday dinner with my 94 year old father and family. Service from Luigi was fabulous! Calamari appetizer was excellent. Sides, family style were great, especially the Mac n cheese. The steaks, ribeye's and a filet were just good. Too much pepper, and a smidge overdone from med rare. Overall a very good experience. If you go, ask for Luigi."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Great food, outstanding service, and a relaxing environment--the only place I go for that special occasion."
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "Definitely the best food I have ever had! Crab cake with lobster sauce was delicious, as was the lobster bisque with big chunks of lobster in it. Our beef Wellington was cooked to perfection & so tender. Definitely a special occasion place & well worth the fine dining experience. Will definitely be back!"
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "The restaurant is fine, but pricey: $350 for four."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "My boyfriend and I had the most enjoyable evening. We ate at delfrisco's in Vegas and loved it. We were hoping this would be the same (since it was formerly delfrisco's) but it was better. This is definitely worth it. Great experience."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "The food is incredible, the wait staff is impeccable. The problem I have had twice is that we are at a very small table for three adults. The last time we sat at a cocktail table and it was impossible to get all of the food on the table. We asked to move, there wasn't any space available to move. On another special occasion, we were seated next to the restrooms and server area. I asked that we move because I didn't want to sit near the bathroom or server area. Again, no space available to move; I mentioned this when we were seated; the hostess was annoyed and never came back to let me know if we could be moved; I had to find her. For this kind of money, we will dine elsewhere - sorry."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "What a superb meal! Along with the great food, Michael, our server, was super, and Dave Christner is one great person."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Once again, we had a wonderful dinner at Christner's. The food was delicious. Service was impeccable. We will definitely return."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "We had a great 4 year anniversary at this restaurant and truly enjoyed our service and the romantic atmosphere."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "The out the door price was $264, with no drinks purchased. That is way too much for the quality of food that we received. We shared the filet mignon 12 oz. and the 14 ounce lobster tail. The steak was well prepared, but not melt in your mouth, as we had hoped for. The lobster tail, @ $7 an ounce was really, really tough, with very little taste. I would never spend $98 again for the lobster tail. I was told that the smallest lobster available was 14 oz, but the couple across from us were told 12 oz. Two different servers, but the information should be the same. Also, we were charged extra for sharing the shrimp appetizer. I don't mind paying, just be upfront about it."
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "Have traveled the country dining at many different steakhouses, and Christners is still the best."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "We frequent Christners and its always very high quality food. The service is unbeatable. Melanie was our server and was great. Thanks guys!"
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "Nice steakhouse that needs a redo very dated and dark. Food was very good especially the creamed spinach must be the best I have ever had in a steakhouse"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Christner's never disappoints with great service and melt in your mouth steaks! Grest choice for a special occasion."
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "Food was tremendous, portions generous. Orange cake is a must for dessert. Service was enthusiastic and friendly. Very pricey but money well spent for a special occasion."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Family owned. Great food great service and a great atmosphere. I would highly recommend Christener's which is the old Del Frisco's and nothing has changed."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Have come here for years and it never fails to impress! "
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "While this place donned the name Del Frisco for a long time and might have gotten the odd visit from people who knew that name, those really in the know have been coming for what's inside. Our last visit was typical of what we've had each time there, over many years. Great cocktails and wine, terrific food and wonderful service. While I wish we went more often, this is our 'top shelf treat' and we celebrated our anniversary. And in addition to the great dining experience, we were wished a happy anniversary by Miss Carole and it made the night perfect."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "The service and food were wonderful! I was there with some people from work and we were able to unwind and enjoy."
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "Went for our anniversary. The ambience, the food, and the service were all great. Each time we've been here, our entire experience has always been top-notch. Enjoyed everything: lobster bisque was delightfully thick & creamy with lots of lobster chunks; our steaks were prepared exactly the way we asked; both our fresh steamed broccoli & chunky lobster mac-n-cheese were perfect; and our orange cake dessert was a pleasant and delicious surprise; more than enough to share. Great folks delivering on their promise to provide us a first-class dining experience. Well done."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "It had been a while since we dined here. When I made my reservation I forgot to request a table away from the bar. We were seated at a table by the piano but next to the doorway to the bar. A few loud guys in the bar must have been there since Happy Hour. The pianist played nice, soft background music until a couple sat at the piano bar. Another two couples walked up to the piano while waiting for their table. Then the music got loud and the piano player started singing. When the two couples sat at their table and the first couple left, the music toned down again. Great food, though. Beef Wellington was excellent as was my steak and the lobster bisque. Service was very good. A manager never stopped by our table to see if everything was OK."
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "Christner's delivers time and time again with great food delivered by extraordinary servers. The ambiance is excellent for a group celebrating an special occasion, as well as, the quiet dinner for two."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "The name has changed but it is still the same family that owns it and the same high quality food and service as it has been for the past 30 years that I have been going there. Great atmosphere and great service."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "My wife and I went to Christner's for the first time after living in Orlando for years; we had no idea what we were missing out on! They are known for their steaks, but everything we had was delicious. Notably, the crab cakes, chateau potatoes and ahi seared tuna. Of course, the filet was to die for. The ambiance was a unique combination of upscale-without-being-stuffy and laid back. We'll be back soon!"
    Dined on 5/27/2014
  • "This was a birthday dinner. The reception was not at all crisp, zero eye contact! My wife asked if they had an orange Martini and the server said she would check with the bartender, she came back and asked how she wanted it....She changed the order to a Gin and Tonic and the server then stated they had great martini's and started to rattle them off....note to management; perhaps a drink menu for your guests???? Food was good, wedge salad was OK, more bacon and blue cheese which the server said was fabulous had few if any blue cheese chunks. We stated when we ordered the steak could be sliced for us, the server brought it and asked how. Good meal Good service, a bit less than I would expect at a top end steak house! "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "The last time I dined here it was called Del Frisco s. I was very impressed with the remolding. The service was great, attentive but not overbearing. The steaks were done to perfection and met my high expectations for taste and quality. Great venue for out of town guests and special occasions. I would recommend Christner's. "
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "We look forward to Christners every trip to Orlando. They just do it right."
    Dined on 5/12/2014
  • "During our last trip to Orlando we wanted to go to a local but yet reliable restaurant for a good steak or fish. Well, we found it. Even though the name had recently changed The quality and service where just as good as before. Their wine list has lots of choices and prices and the desserts are to die or gain weight for. Highly recommended."
    Dined on 5/5/2014
  • "Excellent service and award winning steaks. Everything was great. Had a late reservation and had the resturant to ourselves. It's a little out the way, but well worth the 20 min drive from Disney."
    Dined on 5/5/2014
  • "We had a wonderful experience at Christners. The food was exquisite and we received immaculate services. The staff accommodated my party as the numbers increased from the original amount. They were able to rearrange my dining area, at the drop of the pin, to accommodate the new arrivals. Within my group we had 4 children (10,9,6,3), and they all enjoyed dinner and the staff welcomed the kids. "
    Dined on 5/1/2014
  • "What a great dinner. Our server was wonderful and the food tasted amazing."
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "This is the second year my wife and I have gone to Christner's for out anniversary dinner. We always go with a couple that are our best friends and they are very much regulars at Christner's. The food is always terrific, right from the side dishes to the wonderfully prepared steaks. The service is spectacular and always smiling and there when you need them. To us, there is no better place to go. Not only for the great food, but for the service and ambiance. We will go back!"
    Dined on 5/1/2014
  • "You think of classic steakhouse or new age high-end steakhouse (Flemmings/Ruth's Chris) and you think snobby, stuck up, stiff...well at least I do and specifically in Winter Park. My wife and I celebrated a special occasion at Christner's and it was anything and everything but pretentious. We felt welcomed and wanted, service was superb, the reccomended wine was in our budget, and the food was too die for. Seriously. When they say don't use a knife to cut the bread, don't...rip it!!! I'll be back for sure. Well worth the price. Every bite "
    Dined on 4/30/2014
  • "My wife and I celebrated our wedding anniversary here and this is hands down the best steakhouse we've been to and we've been to a lot of steakhouses across the US. The service was impeccable and the food was perfect. "
    Dined on 4/29/2014
  • "Besides is more oriented to business and special ocasions we really enjoyed a nice family dinner. away from the noise of the parks, good meal, good wine and and George the pianist who really gave us a good time."
    Dined on 4/23/2014
  • "We have eaten here before, and the level of quality and consistency of the great food and superb service is unequaled in the Orlando area. Not the first time, and certainly, not the last time that we will eat at Christner's"
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Tried Christner's for the first time this weekend. Our waiter, Manny, was fantastic! Ask for him. He knows the menu inside-out and backwards. Calamari was great - a little heat, nicely fried, tender. I felt like the blue cheese dressing was too mayonnaisey, the mushrooms had too much sherry and the chateau potatoes were too peppery. That aside, the steak was fantastic! Nice piece of meant, excellently cooked and nicely seasoned. The atmosphere was quiet but not too stuffy. Service moved along a very pleasant pace. Would definitely go back. "
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "Food was not as I expected one of the steaks were way over cooked by the time the new steak came out everyone in dinner party was done we were charged for sides that never made it to the table i don't see myself coming back for the money we paid we could of went somewhere else I was not impressed at all me and my husband dine at a lot of fine dinning but we were not happy at all"
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "Steak lovers paradise. Seafood apps delicious. Flexible so I tried several things. "
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "Steakhouses around.NYC has nothing on this place.pour favorite Orlando restaurant."
    Dined on 4/24/2014