FishBones - Orlando, FL
FishBones - Orlando, FL

FishBones - Orlando, FL

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.fishbonesrestaurants.com/
  • Phone: 4073520135x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Sunday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 10:30pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:30pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Raul Cervantes
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes

Getting there

  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Complimentary Valet
    Self Parking
A word from FishBones - Orlando, FL
With a menu as unique as its name, FishBones offers the freshest just-caught seafood, aged steaks and prime rib. FishBones’ gourmet cuisine is prepared on a custom-built pit over a Florida citrus and oak wood burning fire at 1200º searing in the fabulous flavors. A local favorite, FishBones is listed as one of America's Top Ten Seafood Restaurants and Orlando Magazine has crowned FishBones with the titles of “Best Restaurant” and “Best Seafood”. Experienced, friendly service in a Key West inspired atmosphere creates a comfortable setting for any dining event. An impressive wine list compliments the seafood and steak making FishBones the ultimate dining experience. We look forward to amazing you very soon!
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
FishBones - Orlando, FL reviews from OpenTable diners
88 reviews since May 25, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.3
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
81% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (47)fit for foodies (31)good for groups (29)romantic (28)notable wine list (25)neighborhood gem (15)kid-friendly (14)late-night find (7)hot spot (5)great for lunch (5)vibrant bar scene (4)great for brunch (3)great for outdoor dining (2)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Exactly what we were lookin for!!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Family was craving sea food so we googled restaurants from our Orlando hotel room and found "FishBones." From our arrival with the valet parking, warm greeting from the hosts and the extremely knowledgeable server who was grilled with questions from my 9 yr old. Great food, service and family friendly atmosphere makes "Fishbones" a great place to enjoy a family night out!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Quality dining and great service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Fish Bones is a great restaurant overall, the plus is the quality of the food but I found portions to be a little to big for me but it makes sense since this is not an economical restaurant. Expect a moderate to large bill but is very well worth it, free valet parking, quiet atmosphere and a sure fit for a romatic evening or even family dinner
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OUTSTANDING
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    This was My first time to Fish Bones but it will not be my last! Outstanding food, service and atmosphere. Renee was our waitress and she was awesome! Christine was our food runner and was delightful then the manager stopped by the table and that was very impressive. So many restaurants don't do that and I think it shows excellent service from management. We will tell everyone about Fish Bones and it will be our new regular place. Great food, service and staff. Plus the cheese bread and house salad rocks...... LOVED IT!!!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • not2pickyVIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    My wife and I were promptly seated, and served by Carlos, who along with the kitchen did a marvelous job of accommodating my wife's dairy allergy. We both enjoyed the unique style of ceviche which resembled more of a deconstructed shrimp/seafood cocktail. I had blackened swordfish with mango salsa. It was very good, though the mango was not quite ripe so was a bit hard. My wife had the special filet and lobster tail, and both were cooked perfectly and delicious. I loved the cheese bread which was a great accompaniment.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent Dining
    Garytheglass
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    A most enjoyable evening, food very good, we both had the Chilean Sea Bass, however the chocolate cake was enormous. Share it it's to much for wan
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Local Favorite!
    ianpkaufman
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Although I love them all, Fishbones is by far my favorite in the Talk of The Town group. Great laid back ambiance and the same great quality you would expect from TOTT.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Another Great Visit
    FortMyers
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Whenever we are in Orlando, we make sure we eat at Fishbones. This has been one of our favorite restaurants for years. As always, the service and the meal were outstanding. Never had a bad meal or a bad experience here. Will be in Orlando in a few months and will be there again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Andrew made our night
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    We live in Hunters Creek and go out frequently. The food was excellent, flavorful and cooked just right. Andrew was one the best waiters we have encountered. He was very personable, funny and professional and never overbearing. Thank you!
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  • DmwgeminiVIP
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Food was very disappointing. The best part of my meal was the bread. Escargot had garlic powder on it instead of fresh garlic and it didn't get better from there.
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  • Great food. Excellent service.
    TBone
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    The food at Fishbones was very good. I ordered the Chilean Sea Bass with lump crab lemon butter topping with a baked potato. The potato was delicious and did not seem to be pre-baked, which Made me extremely happy. The fish was delicious. My husband ordered the New York Strip Steak with garlic mashed potatoes. Neither of us were able to finish everything so the portion sizes were great. The lighting was a bit too dim but other than that, the ambience was great. Last but not least the service was great. Christina H. Was our waitress and she was delightful. I should mention that it was not very busy when we went at9pm on a Monday night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not worth the money
    Kingofbeef
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    I chose this restaurant for date night with my wife. The service and atmosphere were both fine, also the salad, bread, and potatoes were very good. The issue was the main entre. I had the prime rib which when smoked, tastes like brisket. My wife had the mixed grill with two kinds of fish that were well over done with no sauce to hide how terribly it was prepared and a scampi plate containing scallops and shrimp that were like trying to eat through a bowl full of rubber bands. We will not be returning.
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  • Superb!
    PandCCustom
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    There is no wrong choice when selecting from this menu. Beautiful cuts of steak and fresh fish. The food is delicious and the service from start to finish is such a pleasure. We been coming for years and will continue to do so.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • If you love fresh seafood ...,,
    Wtraveler
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Fishbone is a " must do " for anyone visiting Orlando and is searching for the "perfect seafood experience." Highly recommended for picky diners, in search of fresh seafood, prepared to order. We have recommended it on various occasions to family and friends; they have not been disappointed.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not the real value
    Disapointed
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Small choice of starter, noisy table around and very pricey for quality of food. Cannot recommend it.
    Special Features:
    late-night find
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • cheryl
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    we have always wanted to try fish bones, so I decided to take my husband there for our 25th anniversary, (BAD MISTAKE) they all knew it was our anniversary and did nothing at all for us, not even a free dessert, the food was the worst we have honestly ever eaten , except for the salad---it was the biggest waste of money I have ever spent on a meal out...my chicken dish was tasteless, my husbands shrimp was so over done it was like rubber--my gosh people , we live in florida and they had no sweet tea---our waiter was slow in serving us with refilling our drinks---all I can say , is what a huge disappointment this was for us on such a special day !!!
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  • Good food
    bbttliketoeat
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Good selection of fresh fish & a plus as to different styles/types of preparation. Good choice /selection of appetizers. Yummy bread and liked that the meals came with salad. Would suggest it to others/& guests/&tourists too.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fabulous!
    Foodiegirls
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    I have been to Fishbones a few times and have never had a mediocre meal. Everything is always fresh and tastes amazing. I brought my best friend and she LOVED it! We had the almond butter fried lobster appetizer; amazing. She had Chilean Sea Bass and I had a 20 oz lobster tail. Everything was amazing and Fishbones is now my bestie ' s favorite place to eat! We drove 2 hrs just to eat here and are doing it again next week! Also, the service was impeccable. Our waiter was very attentive and answered all of our questions, of which there were many.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Highly recommended!
    Orlandofirstimer
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Big thanks to Melissa!! She was very informative of all the meals and specials. Extremely friendly and tended to our needs before we could ask for anything! Gator starters were a great start to some flavorful meals. Had something for the pickiest eaters, filet mignon and lobster melted in your mouth! Pork chops larger than most steaks was one of the juiciest I've ever tried. Valet was not needed in small parking lot however understandable during stormy weather. If ever in Orlando, stop into FishBones for a great meal and say Hi to Melissa!
    Special Features:
    late-night find
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience dining at the bar
    OutOfTowner
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    I was on my own for dinner and decided to eat at the bar. Nicole was exceptional; just the right amount of attention, very knowledagble, great personality. Decided on the whole snapper, which is a little bit of work with lots of bones, but if you are willing to work it, the flavor was worth the effort. Very tasty. Will be back.
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  • Lovely surprise
    FitnFun
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    We had a wonderful experience at Fish Bones the other evening. Andrew, our server was knowledgable and friendly, the drinks (coconut mojitos) were deliscious, and our entrees (Chilean Sea Bass, grilled over citrus infused wood, and Mahi Tuna with the mango chili sauce) were some of the best we've tasted in quite a long time! I highly recommend Fish Bones, and if you're fortunate enough to have Andrew as your server, please tell him that Pam and John from CT, say hello!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Perfection!
    TracyFL
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    From our cocktails to dessert, every flavor was spot-on! Don't miss the escargot, they are to die for. Juicy, tender and flavorful, even those in my party that don't really like them were amazed at the great flavor.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • First visit - didn't disappoint!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    we have lived in this neighborhood for over 20 years, that was our first visit to Fishbones, because we don't like the International Dr traffic. ambience was wonderful, food was great, and service outstanding. Traffic? it still stinks, making visiting this restaurant harder for us. Our server, Felicia, was lovely!
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Experience and Meal
    2Virginians
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    My wife and I made reservations by this site on July 18, 2014 for the same night. They went through without a hitch. We arrived a bit early, but were greeted warmly and immediately seated. Our waiter, Carlos, was friendly and knowledgeable. We each ordered meals of one of the fish-of-the day selections, Sue the Triggerfish and I the Grouper. Both were excellently grilled and tasty. The house salad presented before the meal was also excellent and the cheesy bread that came with the meal was very good. I asked for seconds on the bread and it was brought with no additional charge. The wine list is amazing, but we were able to get two individual glasses of a good Pinot Grigio for a reasonable price. It is clean and pleasantly decorated inside.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Crab didn't make me crabby
    MLOO
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    Enjoyed some of the best king crab legs ever. Nice booth, great server, Lori...thanks
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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  • I return again and again
    Hurster97
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    This is really a treat each time I visit the area. The staff are always warm and welcoming, a very friendly atmosphere. The portions are in line with the cost and I have never been disappointed. (I could feast on the house salad and delicious bread alone!) My only wish is that this gem was located in a different location. Sadly the ticky tacky tourist industry has build up around it and it's difficult to get in and out of the parking lot, as well as the surrounding businesses are less than desirable. However, once inside, you are surrounded by a great atmosphere, super people and wonderful food. I highly recommend this to anyone wanting to get away from chain restaurants and tourist traps.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner
    Walp
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    Great service great food A NY strip to remember All this at very reasonable prices
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    kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fish Bones
    Dinepls
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    Food & service excellent. Waitress very attentive without being intrusive. Great menu particularly as it gives several choices as to how you would like your fish cooked. Was there 3 yrs ago & returned to find it is still a wonderful restaurant. Only 1 minor thing, I would like to see a little more variety with the potato choices, some that are a little less calorific
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great little spot
    RegularFoodGuy
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    This is our second time at this place. Their computer system actually reminded the staff that we had been there a year ago and we were welcomed back. Food is always fantastic and lots of options.
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    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent Food and Service
    Luv2EatWell
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    The Dinner menu is what sent us to select Fish Bones over the many other fantastic restaurants in the area, plus the fact That Fish Bones has never let us down. Perfect meal and service to cap off a week at a Family Gathering. Can't wait till next visit. Jimmy W. Decatur, AL
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    good for groups, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Find
    Cag0916
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    Had a wonderful meal, food was very good - had the salmon! Prescott, our server, was very attentive and made great recommendations. It was a bit warm in the restaurant though, probably due to the extreme heat outside and the fire grill inside, but had a great meal in spite of that.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Seafood & Steak
    Tatesam
    Dined on 6/18/2014
    We had a great meal of steak and lobster. However, our friends did not like their duck and fried shrimp.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Father's Day
    Steaklover
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Family dinner for Father's Day was excellent. The service was great. Steaks were cooked exactly as ordered, tender and flavorful. Our second time visiting the restaurant and will definitely be back.
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    kid-friendly, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful!!
    Kimchi
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    We spent iur anniversary there and couldnt have been more pleased with the quality of the food or service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful experience!
    CMac7
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    We went to FishBones for an early Father's Day dinner. Food was very good and the servings are very generous. Our server, Renee, and her manager made our dining experience very pleasurable. Both Renee and manager was very personable and very accommodating. We will dine there again!
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    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • fishbones orlando
    cherobrienVIP
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    Not being familiar with the area, we chose a restaurant based on the location and reviews in Open Table. We were very pleased with the food and service. We would go back there again next time we visit the Orlando area.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • IF IN ORLANDO, WORTH A STOP
    Smartdog
    Dined on 6/10/2014
    Not our first visit to Fishbones as we always make a point to eat here when in Orlando on business. Always enjoy the fresh catches of the day prepared in several inventive styles. I always trust the server's recommendation, and have never had one go wrong. Service is always what it should be and servers know the food they serve.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Poor Service/Cold food
    Disappointed
    Dined on 6/10/2014
    The service was poor. The server had too many tables. Food cold. Order wrong.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fish Bones Orlando
    Soulman1251VIP
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    Business group of 6 was seated quickly, great service, generous drinks. The main menu had great selection and the grouper was very good.
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list
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  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    We have visited a few times and have always had great food (2nd visit my husband's steak was a little to done but still OK). We took my parents here on our 3rd visit for their retirement. They are from out of state and we didn't want to take them to the normal chains. They were highly impressed and enjoyed their dinner. I had made reservations which they ask if you are celebrating anything and I mentioned their retirement. We were greeted with a congrats, the manager came over to wish them well and the waiter was outstanding. Very attenative. We ordered the chocolate cake for dessert and it was AWESOME! We have always gone to FishBones but am looking forward to trying the other Talk of the Town options.
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    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • DO NOT BELIEVE THE HYPE
    COLDPRIMERIB
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    PRIME RIB WAS AS COLD AS AN EXECUTIONERS HEART.MY DAUGHTER WAS TALKED OUT OF WHAT SHE NORMALLY GETS SERVER SAID IT WAS A BIGGER STEAK AND $10 LESS BUT IN REALITY IT WOUND UP COSTING $10 MORE AND WAS A LOT SMALLER STEAK THAN THE RIB EYE SHE ALWAYS ORDER SHE IS AN EXTREMELY MODEST PERSON AND WOULD NOT LET ME RAISE HELL ABOUT IT AND SINCE IT WAS HER TREAT I DID NOT SAY ANYTHING.THIS ITEM THAT SHE ORDERED WAS NOT ON THE REGULAR MENU AND THAT I THINK WAS THE PRIMARY CAUSE OF THE MISTAKE BUT HEY WE SPENT $135 IN THERE AND TO ME IT WAS A TOTAL WASTE OF HER HARD EARNED MONEY BUT HEY YOU LIVE AND LEARN.
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    great for outdoor dining
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