Big Fin Seafood Kitchen
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This was the highlight of our visit to Orlando. James and Josh made us feel like family the second we walked in the door. The food was excellent or better!....Bar and Drinks...very full pours....
We were a bit late in getting there due to traffic but they accommodated us and treated us likekings and queens. This is a special restaurant....with special people who understand people...and excel in hospitality at it's best. This is NOT one of those Orlando tourist places....this is a high end, wonderful restaurant to dine in...
We get to O Town several times a year and will GUARANTEE that Big Fin is the fist stop to have dinner at...maybe even the next night too. James and Josh Cograts on creating the ultimate in a dining experience for both of us. Hugs to you both.
Let me start by saying that the food and service was excellent. The downside was the room immediately behind the reception was very loud and we had to raise our voices in order to be heard. One of my guests left the table twice to “Rest his ears.” The main room has high ceilings and I don’t remember it being so loud in past visits so I would request in the future.
Food and dinner service was good. Oddly, the minute after we paid the bill they removed every single remaining item including water glasses and napkins, etc, from the table while we were finishing a business dinner conversation...leaving us with an entirely empty table and not being subtle about wanting us to immediately leave. Disappointing end to an otherwise good dinner experience.
The food and service was excellent,
Loud. Mediocre selection. Over priced. The server was good though.
The ambiance was wonderful, however we were sitting in one of the dining rooms where halogen (or similar) spot lights were directed at the tables, allowing enough light to see the menus and the food and not lighting up the entire room. The server, Gabe was very friendly, with excellent knowledge of the menu and specials. The courses were served only after the previous course was removed from the table, which is something I appreciate. The food compares to any 4-star restaurant. If you make a reservation, ask for the dining room behind the front desk, especially if you want a low noise level. Although I live nearly an hour away, I find it worth the trip.
Great food and managers are working the dining room all night long. Great Place.
Service was excellent and the food was very good. Food wood of been even better if the paella didn’t have so many olives in it haha.
This is my third time at Big Fin and I will probably look elsewhere when I’m next in town. The previous visits had been good but tonight was sadly a let down from the bar maid seemingly having a bad night and not being at all hospitable to an odd mix of our server being both a Barman and waiter the service was a bit hit and miss. they didn’t have all the wines on the list available and one of our entrees was cold. They did take it off the check but overall was disappointed with our visit
The food and service was outstanding. I believe our Server was Brian. We had 11 people and he did a terrific job. The only negative was it is rather loud in the main dining room so difficult to carry on a conversation with a group of people. They customized a couple seafood platters for our group and all the food was really amazing.
We love Big Fin! We make it a part of every Orlando vacation we take. Ryan was our server and was super attentive, the chef came out to pay his regards, too. I can't think of a place I look forward to visiting when on vacation more than Big Fin.
The food is great, it's not a cheap meal, but it's worth it!
This place was great! We had never been to Big Fin before. The service was top notch, the food was fresh and delicious. Our wait staff was amazing. They had great recommendations and were always on top of everything. We will definitely be going back to Big Fin again. It was a phenomenal experience!
Our waiter, Tim, was very attentive but the “flow” of our dinner was inconsistent. We were surprised and disappointed that we could not get an order of mussels without getting noodles with it!! This is a seafood restaurant, not an Italian one.
Tim was our waiter and the food was very behind and taking forever and Tim made sure that we were taken care of. if it weren’t for his great service we probably would have had a bad experience. he is outstanding!
One of my favorite seafood restaurants to visit in the U.S. The seafood was fantastic as usual - we started with the seafood tower with oysters, crab claws, and Alaska king crab legs - fresh and flavorful.
Main course was a chef's special - tilefish and amazing.
Finished with the signature key lime pie.
Service was great, ambiance was good - a bit cold in the area we were in due to the air con, but nevertheless a great evening overall. When I am in Orlando, always my "go to" restaurant.
Dining with a group of colleagues form work. They had no problem accommodating our group of 11. The server was good but messed up a couple orders but he corrected them quickly. The food was delicious and nice size portions. The drinks were good but the wine was better!
Stopped in for the grilled oysters,they were amazing. Great atmosphere and service!!
Excellent food and service!
When I am in Orlando I go to Big Fin. The service is fantastic and the food is outstanding.
We like to visit whenever we're in Orlando. Unfortunately this was not one of our better visits. The food was good but service was not.
Great service and the food was delicious. I got the snapper and I was very impressed.
Great place celebrated our anniversary there while in Orlando !
Loved the environment. Service was wonderful and wine was delicious! The food was a bit on the salty side though.
Excellent food and experience! Heated patio was awesome for the cool January weather!
The food, service and overall experience was outstanding. The menu is diverse and everyone in our party enjoyed wine, appetizers and entrees. Excellent choice! And....I accidentally left my credit card. They had it set aside for me the next day and required photo ID to retrieve it. Great!
The wait staff are super nice and the food was very good. Only downside if you order a steak they cook way to the bloodside a medium came out medium rare. Otherwise it was fabulous and would definitely do again and for dessert you must have the OOEY GOOEY it was fabulous!!!
We visit Orlando a couple times a year and always make sure to eat dinner here once during our trip. The seafood is really fresh and outstanding.
Our 12 year old always tries something new and this year it was a couple raw oysters. He enjoyed them.
We also did the king crab as an appetizer and all our kids enjoyed (served warm) as they were already cracked for them.
We will be back at our next visit to Disney.
I love Big Fin, the food is great. However, the acoustics are very loud.
We will definitely return next time we are in the area.
Our waiter was exceptional. He was attentive, informative, and helpful. It was a great night.
We have been to BigFin several times and the service and food has been great. This not as great the food I had was disappointing my wife’s was great. The service was a little lacking this go around hoping it was an off night for the waiter. The wife and I still love BigFin and will be back. Don’t order the fish n chips.
Everything was perfect
A great experience with excellent food and service!! We will definitely return to this restaurant!!
The seafood restaurant of my dreams. Checks all the right boxes for me: wide array of fish and shellfish, both crustaceans and molluscs (they had about a dozen kinds of oysters one time i visited), in a wide variety of dishes in many distinct styles and preparations. Great bar and friendly, knowledgeable wait staff.
Big Fin is always consistently great. The food, the service, the people, everything is always amazing. The food is VERY fresh. I take clients to Big Fin as often as possible, and I live in Dallas!
Our server George helped us to have a great experience! His attention was outstanding, he was always there when we needed him and at the same time he let me and my mom have a a conversation without being interrupted! He gave us an explanation for everything that we didn’t understand on the menu! He offered us the best wine that complemented our dishes! A perfect service that I haven’t experienced in a very long time! Along with that the food was outstanding! Although the whole fried snapper lacked a little bit of flavor, even though it was cooked perfectly ( crispy outside but soft inside) . The whole experience was great and I will definitely recommend this restaurant to everyone!
Great food and server was excellent. Just not what I wanted for a romantic dinner..
The service and the food was excellent! I love the restaurant, however, if I wanted an intimate dinner, this is not the place
Really enjoyed our dining experience. It was our anniversary dinner and we both enjoyed the food, ambiance and overall good value for the money. We especially enjoyed our waiter Tim who mad a great wine recommendation and his friendly attentive service made our evening. Will definitely be coming back to visit when we are in the Orlando area.
Perfect! Great food, great atmosphere and our server, Brian, was phenomenal!