Tommy Bahama's Restaurant & Bar - Orlando
Tommy Bahama's Restaurant & Bar - Orlando

Tommy Bahama's Restaurant & Bar - Orlando

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.tommybahama.com/
  • Phone: 3212815888
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: 11:30am-5:00pm
    Dinner: 5:00pm-Close
    Island Time Happy Hour 4:00pm-6:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: John Leichty
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Please contact Crystal Carr, Sales Manager for any catering requests, Crystal.Carr@tommybahama.com
  • Entertainment: Please contact us for a schedule of our Live Island Music
  • Special Events: Join us for Island Time Happy Hour in the bar Everyday 4pm-6pm, We feature great deals on signature small plate appetizers and our fantastic tropical libations.

Getting there

  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Skip the garage and enjoy validated VALET parking steps from the front door.
A word from Tommy Bahama's Restaurant & Bar - Orlando
Tommy Bahama combines a tranquil environment and good food with an emphasis on hospitality to make for the perfect place to recharge or unwind while indulging in a unique dining experience. The experience is sure to feel like a getaway, whether you’re on vacation or looking for a vacation from your everyday life. For more information: www.tommybahama.com.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSeafood
Tommy Bahama's Restaurant & Bar - Orlando reviews from OpenTable diners
81 reviews since May 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.3
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
84% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (36)special occasion (33)fit for foodies (25)great for outdoor dining (24)great for lunch (24)romantic (23)hot spot (14)late-night find (12)neighborhood gem (11)vibrant bar scene (10)great for brunch (9)kid-friendly (7)notable wine list (5)scenic view (2)Show More
  • Not that magical...
    Floridamom
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We went here for the first time because of Magical Dining. The restaurant is very loud, so might be difficult for much conversation, but the decor is very fun, and the open air seating looked great-I regretted not requesting it. Our service was poor-our waiter was inattentive, forgetful, and overall just not helpful. After 3 of our party had ordered the steak entree, he remembered they were out of it. This would have been nice to know when we asked for the Magical Dining Menu, especially as my husband had ordered red wine specifically for it. My children 's soda's arrived 15" after the adult beverages. We had to ask for everything-refills, bread, etc. Food was ok, not outstanding. I was glad we tried it, but probably won't return.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Magical Dining
    FoodieGirl
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We've been to Tommy Bahamas for happy hour many times but never for dinner, so we decided to go for magical dining month. I'm not sure if they were busier than usual because of this but our waiter seemed completely overwhelmed and took forever to bring everything. He was nice, but seemed to forget when we had placed drink orders, etc. I had the tuna appetizer, the shrimp & grits entree, and the dessert pudding. The tuna was very fishy tasting, so much so that I couldn't eat it--surprising since I've had their tuna poke many times and it's excellent. The shrimp and grits were amazing and totally made up for the poor appetizer. Probably the best shrimp and grits I've ever had. The dessert was also great. Would go back despite slow service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not up to par
    TheBrit
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    The food was barely palatable- My guests and I ordered several items on the magical dining menu, and I was dismayed to find that each dish was either under portioned, dry, tasteless, or mushy. The selections lacked creativity, originality, presentation and freshness for what is considered a high end restaurant. The décor was stale and in dire need of updating, the seating was uncomfortable hard wood and service was indifferent, almost flippant. Except for the young chef who was accommodating and presented a small tasting of seasoned pulled pork on what seemed like a corn or polenta cake for our approval. None of these plates transported me to a “relaxed luxury” atmosphere of the islands, which is the signature of Tommy Bahamas.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    excellent as usual. service is always a cut above the rest.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We did the magical dining with another couple. None of use were wowed by the food. It was OK, just not great--and the cobbler was cakey, not like a cobbler. Not inspired to go back. Service and ambiance were both good.
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  • Great Service
    StephanieS
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    The Service was great, the food came out in a timely manor. Food was good.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Relaxed Florida
    RexFla
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Relaxed Florida feel. It reminds me of the Florida Keys with a twist of sophistication. Great staff considering the location is in the middle of tourist alley - International Drive in Orlando. We are defiantly going back. My 7 year old loved that they served steak on the kids menu.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • It's okay
    ShelleyB
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    We went, mainly for the name sake. We ate at Tommy Bahamas for lunch right after our morning wedding on Maui. So, we celebrated anniversary dinner at Orlando location. I like the Magical Dining plan (salad, entree, dessert for $33) Downfall? no substitutions. Who eats chard? Reservations were easy. Comfortable seating with fluffy pillows in booths. Service was great. If ordering off regular menu, the price is a bit high. Valet parking is validated fortunately.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delicious!
    FloridaNative
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    This was my first time at Tommy Bahama and loved it! I tried the macadamia nut encrusted snapper and it was very flavorful. Portions are perfect. My husband had the NY strip, which was also full of flavor. The only disappointment we had was in the butterscotch pudding for dessert. It was bland, but I am used to my mom's recipe growing up and there is no comparison. Key lime pie was yummy!
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent as always.
    TYtraveler
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Wonderful experience all around. Very professional staff, great service, and as always the food was fantastic.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • food was fabulous!
    bygones55
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Everything was full of flavor. However it was very noisy. The runner/server did not seem to know much about the food. And we never received any bread.
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Our waiter Jeff was great. Made good recommendations for wine which paired nicely with the different foods everyone choose
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Once again, our experience at Tommy Bahamas did not disappoint. The food was excellent and the service was exemplary. Our server Shelley was knowledgeable, professional and friendly. This restaurant should be high on your list for Magical Dining or anytime you need a great dining experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very good, I was pleased
    HappyCamper
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    I took my team out for a celebration lunch and they are still raving about how good it was.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very noisy
    Rayhastings
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    High noise level. Steak was tough. Overall, it was a pleasant experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • MagicalDiner
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    We visited the restaurant for Magical Dining as this is a great way to try new restaurants each year that you have not previously visited. I would definitely return and would send groups from my hotel there for dinner. Melissa was our server and she was very attentive, and we enjoyed her very much. She gave great recommendations on the food & drink choices that were spot on for myself and my friend dining with me. Thanks for a nice evening.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • service?
    redfemm
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Food was great, but when it came time for our entrees to come and the whole time after it was like playing where's Waldo with our server. It would have been different if we could see she was running food or delivering a check to a table, but we had to wait (and be late to meet our friends) a long time to spot her. She was friendly and knowledgeable, just M.I.A. from halfway into our service. Food was great and we'll be back, as long as we don't have the same server haha.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dead, dead, dead
    CaliforniaTommyLovers
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    We mostly enjoy the sandwiches at our California Tommy Bahamas restaurant. When seated, we were given dinner menus, which no longer carry any sandwiches (obvious attempt to drive up the bill, as most dinners cost around $30). No wonder the restaurant was empty! There were only 3 other tables with guests in a large, freezing cold room. Service was very good, as it should be with so few guests. Our biggest complaint, however, was being told that they do not validate for the adjacent parking lot - only valet. The manager offered to give us a free appetizer for our next visit. Not a solution for out-of-state tourists! Very lousy way to complete the evening, leaving a very poor taste in our mouths. No wonder the restaurant was empty!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great night!
    FoodisGoodVIP
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Had appetizers, wine, salads and dessert and everything was perfect! The entire staff was wonderful and went over and beyond to give my daughter and I great service!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • a real disappointment
    bobospotVIP
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    DRINKS: Chillax $12.00 worth maybe $4.00 - Macrostie Chardonnay very good but overpriced at $14.00 each (a bottle can be bought for $20/25.00) - was charged $4.00 for a Fau-jito that I sent back because tasteless (the waitress Shelsy forgot to take it off the check and I did not notice until after I left). FOOD (OVERPRICED): Grilled Artichoke: go to J. Alexander & check how is supposed to be done. Pork Quesadilla: tasty. Yuzu Tacos: good, but not worth the $12.00. Ahi Tacos: exceptional (the one part of our meal that was more than worth its price). SERVICE: Shelsy the waitress had to be asked to remove the plates from the table and she was just not very attentive (she was taking care of only 2 tables). A real disappointment!
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  • Happy to go back
    Gsparks
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    Great food, good looking location and very attentive staff. We had a picky eater and our waitress did all she could to accommodate. I would return to dine here again anytime.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Needs a redo
    rhodaVIP
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    While the food was fair the place could use an update. Don;t think they have done anything since it opened
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  • Romantic and relaxed ambience.
    Vickyeats
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    The ambience was romantic and the lighting was just right. We enjoyed out first time there and would return in the future. My friend recommended Tommy Bahamas to us.
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner
    Opentable
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Loud, food choices were minimal. Not much tropical fare. Uninteresting choices. Not as good as other Tommy Bahamas we have gone to. Also restaurant appeared overused and not well cared for.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always a good experience
    0928beVIP
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    Great dinning experience for our party of 8. Service was great and food was excellent. Thanks
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A true find!
    UKOldie65
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    We found Tommy Bahamas several years ago, quite by chance. The first taste of the Coconut Shrimp clinched it.....we have been regular visitors since every time we manage to get over to Florida from the UK. It has been recommended to many of our friends and family who have all tried the Shrimp and come back for more! Not to be missed
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice except for screaming baby
    Jodee
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    My steak was good but pricey for what it was. They had a very strange Father's Day menu with no special prices. I was almost seated next to the kitchen at a table in honor of making advanced reservations days ahead and the restaurant was not full. This was not a good choice for a special occasion because nothing special was offered.
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  • 9285JL
    Dined on 6/15/2014
    Our experience was very disappointing. No attention to details or anticipating customer needs ~ things that matter to a customer. Hostess greeting was lukewarm, drinks took a long time to get to the table, appetizers were served without plates, food was just okay, credit card receipt was given to me to sign without a pen, valet parking attendants were inefficient. I am in the business, and perhaps this was an isolated event, but these events are customer service basics ~ which is why we will be making other dinning choices.
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  • Delish!
    mlb976
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    Always a wonderful time at Tommy Bahama's Restaurant & Bar! Great food, great people, yummy drinks! Thanks for helping make my dad's father's day memorable :)
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Sunday Lunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/8/2014
    The overall dining experience was great. The drinks are a little overprice, but the food was excellent.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent
    Shawn
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    The food and service were excellent! The location and and atmosphere were also excellent
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    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Once again it was good
    MashadecaVIP
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    I usually will stop here when I am in town. The food is good, the drinks are good and the atmosphere is also good. I really had no complaints...the price was not to bad either compared to other places around it. For a drink, an app, a bowl of bisque and dinner...out the door for $140...
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food
    deb57
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    We really enjoyed our dinner at Tommy Bahama's Restaurant in Orlando - I have the crab stuff Mahi Mahi special and my partner had the filet mignon and both were delicious. The Mahi Mahi was a special but they have a nice menu so anyone can find something to eat. We had the pina colada cake for dessert and that was very moist and tasty. Their pineapple martini was one of the best I have ever had and they carried the type of rum that my partner enjoys. I know we will be back. The only drawback were the parents who would let their kids cry and not remove them from the restaurant area till they could quiet down all so they could eat their food. I do not like to hear a screaming kid - it does ruin the mood.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always a favorite!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 6/5/2014
    We don't have a Tommy Bahama in our hometown so if we ever see that it's in a city we are visiting, we try to stop in! As always, the food did not disappoint! The coconut shrimp, pork quesadilla and ribs were fresh, flavorful and the perfect temperature. Our drinks were served perfectly as well! Wish there was one closer to home!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Highly Recommend
    extremelysatisfied
    Dined on 6/5/2014
    This was my husband and I's first time getting to experience the Tommy Bahama restaurant. It was highly recommend to us by multiple people. We love the brand of clothing and service provided at the stores so we made reservations for my husband's birthday. Once again from the greeting when we arrived and the fabulous service provided by our server, to the made from scratch food we were extremely satisfied. We will be going back and highly recommend you experience it too!!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Greatr place to eat
    GROD
    Dined on 6/5/2014
    The service from the time you walk in the door is excellent. I have had dinner and lunch at this location and each time the food was terrific. The wait staff and management cater to their customers and are visible throughout the time we were there. If your looking for a great place top eat while in Orlando I recommend trying Tommy Bahama's. I
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love it!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 6/4/2014
    One of our favorites. Always a great meal! Service is consistently very good. Coconut shrimp is fantastic! Sanibel stuffed chicken is excellent! Cocktials are creative and fresh. Will continue to return here.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • cindiVIP
    Dined on 5/30/2014
    Food and service were very good. Would highly recommend . Great ambience
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  • Worth the 3,000 mile plane ride
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 5/29/2014
    On my third visit here, and once again it is always a great experience. That's a big deal since I'm traveling from California. The coconut cloud martini is my favorite drink. The grilled artichoke and tuna tacos are both awesome. The piña colada cake was taken home because there was no room left. But it is always fun to extend the experience for later.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yummmmmm!
    Peacock
    Dined on 5/28/2014
    As usual, Tommy Bahama delivers - great food, clean & beautiful dining room, and good service.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic