K restaurant
K restaurant

K restaurant

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://kwinebar.com/
  • Phone: 4078722332
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Tuesday - Friday 11:30am - 2pm, Dinner: Monday & Tuesday 6 -9pm Wednesday - Saturday: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Wine Bar
  • Executive Chef: Kevin Fonzo
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Rooms & restaurant buy out available.
  • Private Party Contact: Dan Francoforte 4078722332
  • Special Events: Pop up events on Sundays such as farm to table dinners or low country boil as well as a wine tastings and wine dinners.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: New Hampshire St.
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from K restaurant
Chef-owned by Kevin F. Fonzo, a James Beard Award nominee, K restaurant is a nationally recognized, upscale dining restaurant featuring eclectic American cuisine that reflects the season.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeigborhood Gem
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
K restaurant reviews from OpenTable diners
126 reviews since May 20, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.7
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
97% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
fit for foodies (98)neighborhood gem (90)special occasion (78)romantic (64)notable wine list (37)great for outdoor dining (26)good for groups (16)hot spot (16)great for lunch (10)great for brunch (5)late-night find (4)kid-friendly (2)vibrant bar scene (2)scenic view (1)Show More
  • K's great, creative food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 7/8/2014
    Been going since the downtown CP location so not new to K's. I live on east side of town so don't get there as much as I would like to. Sometimes wish there was a 5 or 5:30 opening but understand prep work time needed. Love the summer brunch times.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Honeymooners
    Addkell
    Dined on 7/7/2014
    Stopped in for dinner while staying in Orlando for our honeymoon. The food was excellent. We ordered the crab cake appetizer, which is a rare item we were told, it was perfect. The rest of the meal continued with him marks. Everything was great.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Incredible
    Suzy
    Dined on 7/3/2014
    Went here for a special occasion and it was a perfect night filled with great food, excellent service, and a great atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Rocky
    SundayDriverVIP
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    Enjoyed a wonderful dinner on a quiet evening. We were very fortunate to have Rocky as our server. He had excellent suggestions regarding menu selections and offered an amazing substitution for my request for Pomme Frites (which they do not or would not make) Instead he brought out house made chips with blue cheese, which were delicious. I had the mussels in a curry sauce. Amazing. My husband had the Seafood Bouillabaisse, which was also top notch. Enjoyed the extensive wine list from which we ordered a Ladera Howell Mountain Cab! Yummy. Most of all we had fun fun fun due to Rocky's "entertainment" style of table service. A refreshing change from the mostly good yet uninterested service one receives at most restaurants these days.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Even have herb/veggie garden
    Luv2try
    Dined on 7/1/2014
    Such a great restaurant. This was our second time at K, but our first at new location. The food both times was memorable and delicious, but I liked this location better because it feels like you're dining in an old house (which I think technically you are). If you like new hip decor this is not for you... It's all about the service and food here. Had the shrimp and grits which was spectacular. Also tried the bacon & ricotta gnocchi which was sooo light and airy yet rich with flavor. It was a quiet night so service was fast and fun. Definitely will go again and again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, not so good service
    Brenda
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    I have been wanting to dine a K for a long while; had heard of the great food being served there. I was not disappointed with the food but unfortunately our server did not give us the kind of service you would expect at an upscale restaurant like K's. The short rib my husband had was super tender and tasty. My gnocchi was also excellent. We did a 3 course special for the month of June and everything we had was great. But the service did detract from our dining experience. We were never asked if we wanted more wine or if we wanted coffee with dessert. I don't know if I would return.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Consistency Matters
    johngugel
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    K is the most consistent restaurant in this area. If you want an "always good" experience K is the choice!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A wonderful find
    YumYumVIP
    Dined on 6/23/2014
    This is a creative local chef using local ingredients to create inventive dishes and present them beautifully to the table. It is a comfortable environment and staff is personable and knowledgeable about menu. Good wines by the glass. No complaints, only praise
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • repeat visit
    eatcfl
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    Spectacular Fried Green tomatoes. Each dish we had exciting layers of flavors and textures.... perfect place to taste and enjoy an evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Hot wine
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    The wine was hot and too many itens of the menu was sold out or are not present
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    We went to K for the bite30 promo but were disappointed because one of the entrees was not available and no substitute was offered.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Captain
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    The food was excellent. I had the buffalo and my wife had the filet. Both were cooked to perfection. Rocky our waiter was fabulous - entertaining and great service.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good value
    Bill
    Dined on 6/13/2014
    Great food. Great price. They participate in the bite30 program which made it even better. Portions were perfect.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • So so
    FormerVirginian
    Dined on 6/11/2014
    Gnocchi had no flavor, cerviche was topped with popcorn (which didn't EVEN go together). Otherwise, shrimp creole was fine, fish over corn succotash was good, and bread pudding was good.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Restaurant Week
    DowntowOtown
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    We love K Restaurant, and eat there whenever we can! We happened to be in during Orlando's "Restaurant Week" and enjoyed a prixe fix menu including app, entrée and dessert for only $30. The portions are a bit smaller, which is actually kind of nice. As always the service was fantastic, as were the local, fresh ingredients and of course the wine! Thanks, K!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Just OK
    MillersVIP
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    The server was the one who made the evening. Everything else was just mediocre. No alcohol and the place was SUPER tiny and steaming hot inside. Not going to run back here anytime soon.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always perfect
    MayanneVIP
    Dined on 6/5/2014
    What a spectacular dinner -- the menu was filled with great choices. The prix fixe was a great bargain - shrimp and grits appetizer, a fantastic ghnocchi entree and then a bread-pudding dessert that was among the best I've ever had. Great service. Really I cannot think of a single thing that I would improve.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014VIP
    Dined on 6/2/2014
    The food at K Restaurant is consistently great and with a menu that changes daily, there's lots of variety! Staff is very welcoming and does their best to make every visit enjoyable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • JEG9
    Dined on 6/2/2014
    Gary provided great advise and recommendations on a vibant menu- attentive service
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Continues to exceed expectations
    Kdowntown
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    Celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary here. My husband's first time at the restaurant. The food is always absolutely amazing (my husband ate things he normally will not), Gary (our server) is always extremely knowledgeable and helpful in both food and beverage selections, and goes above and beyond to ensure the dining experience is superb. Favorite dining spot for special occasion, absolutely.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Evening
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    My wife and I celebrated our 30th anniversary at K's. I have been to K's several times for lunch but this was the first for dinner. Food was great as always and the service (Rocky) was outstanding in every way. The only negative was that the seating seemed a bit tight in the front room and the conversations from other tables became our conversations. I think the seating is better in other rooms of the house. That said, K's is a rare gem and now considered a fav of ours
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • College Park Landmark Jumps Shark
    HoukaVIP
    Dined on 5/29/2014
    Tried this for the last time. Never been as good since moved to old Chili Bordello years ago and now has lost its touch. Time to re-invent or go away.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Michelin Bib Gourmand
    jmhedy
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    A farm-to-table gem worthy of a Michelin Bib Gourmand!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Top notch
    TheLateGreat
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    The food and service are always top-notch, and the staff create such a unique, friendly atmosphere that first timers will feel like regulars, and regulars feel like family or close friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding Farm to Table!
    elcid76
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    We saw this restaurant on Food Network and have wanted to try it ever since. This is an outstanding example of the farm to table movement. From the appetizers to the in-house prepared seasonal and traditional desserts, everything was well crafted and highlighted the local ingredients. Highly recommended - this will be our new go to place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food, value
    Dave
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    Outstanding gourmet quality food, with top notch, friendly service, and at a great value compared to other restaurants with similar menues and quality food. We will go back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Anniversary celebration
    SkywardLeap
    Dined on 5/23/2014
    If you're looking for the venue for your 16th or 1st anniversary this menu and staff will make you feel special. We've come here for our special day for years now and they've never let us down!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fresh Delicious Innovative Cuisine
    Smwillie
    Dined on 5/21/2014
    Every dish we tried was fantastic. Wines we're recommended and delicious as well. Ambience was classy and comfortable. Service and patrons (Most were regulars) were so friendly.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 58 ratings-only reviews submitted since May 20, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.7
    • Food4.8
    • Ambiance4.4
    • Service4.9
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 627 reviews are from the K restaurant reviews archive.
  • Very pleased.
    Geecee
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    Each portion of our meals was superb as was the service. I don't have butter in my meals and had no problem having the request fulfilled. We couldn't have asked for a better experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Consistently wonderful
    Yums
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    This is simply our go-to restaurant in area for delicious, healthy, locally-sourced creations. their version of BBQ "shrimp 'n grits" is fabulous every time The fish cooked perfectly with amazing accompaniments The melt In your mouth porcini dusted filet was fantastic Mettler zin was a luscious bargain!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic
    emily
    Dined on 5/15/2014
    This was my Dad and my first visit to K. We are definite foodies and we absolutely fell in love. We can not wait to go back. The service was great, food came out incredibly fast even though they were very busy. We ended up ordering 6 different plates just to try them all. The waitress was very helpful with er suggestions. We will be going back very soon.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • a pleasant reminder
    Spingirl
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    I haven't visited Restaurant K for over a year and I won't let that much time pass again. Everyone in our party of 4 thought their food was exceptional. The service was friendly and just right, attentive but not overbearing. Trendy restauants come and go or quality tends to gradually fade. Restaurant K seems to remain consistently good. We will return more frequently.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • pretty good
    italianexpert
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    I would definitely consider myself a discerning eater. I've traveled a lot and eaten at some amazing restaurants. I would say that K is good restaurant but not great. My stack salad was just as it should have been, but was it amazing? No. Our server suggested the pompano and it was the same. Good flavor but not spectacular. I would imagine this is the type of place that will give you consistency night after night but never truly knock your socks off. I would definitely recommend and return, but not have as high expectations this time.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful
    Kris
    Dined on 5/9/2014
    The mussels were outstanding and worth going again just for those.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • FAVORITE!
    OscarandAvivasMomVIP
    Dined on 5/7/2014
    K is a favorite. The menu is interesting and fresh without being silly. The Fried Green Tomato with Crab appetizer is just the best! Fish is always interesting and fresh. Steaks are perfectly prepared....and the chef is creative! Service is excellent. The staff always knows and understands the chef's creations. Atmosphere is cozy without being crowded. Always a pleasure!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Edible Orlando
    Laura
    Dined on 5/7/2014
    We were looking for someplace nice and I was just not inspired by the steakhouses...remembered Edible magazine. ..bingo, K restaurant popped up - great place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding Food
    SarahVIP
    Dined on 5/5/2014
    Every visit is a surprise.....a new menu awaits you with fresh food and delicious offerings. The service is polite and efficient. The wine list, although small, is excellent. The food is always wonderful!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent all-around
    vdmort
    Dined on 5/3/2014
    The meal recommendations by our waiter was right on! Our meal was delish and the wine pairing was great. We will definitely be back.
    Special Features:
    Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Stellar! As always...
    JoeGizzle
    Dined on 4/17/2014
    Hands down one of the best restaurants in Orlando. Food, service, ambiance, location...10's all across the board! Special thanks to Stephen who made a great recommendation on the wine list as well as the Curry Coconut Mussels which were outstanding! This place is a gem...great place to take someone special ;)
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sourced locally, served warmly
    BaoLeHuu
    Dined on 4/14/2014
    The ingredients are thoughtfully sourced, the cooking is elevated, and the service was passionate and welcoming. Even better than the old location.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.