About Christner's Prime Steak and Lobster

The Christner family invites you to join them at Orlando's favorite steakhouse. 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.

729 Lee Road
Orlando, FL 32810
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Steak, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
I-4 Exit 88

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(407) 645-4443

Website:
http://www.christnersprimesteakandlobster.com/

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 9 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.

Parking Details:
Complimentary valet parking is available for your convenience. Self parking also an option.

Executive Chef:
Zoli Davis

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Christner's Prime Steak and Lobster Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

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4.7

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4.6

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4.3

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Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (52)
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Business Meals (29)
Notable Wine List (23)
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Cozy (19)
Neighborhood Gem (17)
Quiet Conversation (15)
Fit for Foodies (14)
Bar Seating (11)
Authentic (10)
Pre/post Theatre (9)
Handcrafted Cocktails (8)
Live Music (8)
Casual (7)
Comfort Food (7)
Creative Cuisine (6)
People Watching (5)
Fun (5)
Happy Hour (4)
Paleo Friendly (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Hot Spot (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
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Kid-friendly (2)
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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined 3 days ago

Food, service, ambiance was all excellent! Only issue I had was the table they gave us which was a booth in a corner and needed a shoe horn to get in to.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined 6 days ago

Absolutely incredible steaks perfectly prepared to order. Lobster is well done and presentation is impressive. Sides are sized generously and are well done. Creme brûlée was a great finish to a memorable meal.

Tags: Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals
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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 14, 2018

My seared tuna and my husband's salmon were excellent and both large portions. The service was spot on. We went for my husband's birthday, he sincerely enjoyed the food and ambience. My only recommendation, do not put the cocktail sauce on the shrimp cocktail. Should be served on the side.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 13, 2018

We celebrated our company Christmas Party a few weeks late and boy it was worth the wait!! The staff at Christner's is second to none and we really enjoyed our meals. Thanks so much for a wonderful experience.

Tags: Great Beer, People Watching, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Special Occasion
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·Dined on January 13, 2018

This is our favorite restaurant to celebrate our anniversary and birthdays. The filet melts in your mouth and the cream spinach and potatoes au gratin are our favorite sides. And of course the bread!! Our adult sons always say yes when we ask them to join us.

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·Dined on January 11, 2018

Always have a wonderful time eating here service is outstanding! Food is the best

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 (New England)·Dined on January 10, 2018

Excellent food and service. Ask for private room for quiet conversation.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive
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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 8, 2018

Parking great (husband cannot walk far) very friendly at the front desk, food was just outstanding. Waiter did not bother us for every little thing.

Tags: Cozy, Local Ingredients, Authentic
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·Dined on January 4, 2018

Absolutely great food and dining experience. We look forward to coming back again. The music was fabulous and our server, Eduardo, was superb.

Tags: Authentic, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Deliciius food, great ambiance and attentive servers...perfect place for celebrating New Year’s Eve!!!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Omaha)·Dined on January 1, 2018

We had a great New Years dinner. Food was fabulous. Side orders were delicious and large in size. If you want an outstanding dinner this is place.

Tags: Business Meals, Romantic, Special Occasion, Cozy, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Great food and FANTASTIC Service from our server Brandon!! It was a great dinner, overall 5* stars.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Excellent in every way especially the Beef Wellington!!!! Loved it and already made reservations to return

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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Always outstanding service and food.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Best restaurant in Orlando

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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Everything was awesome!

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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 31, 2017

It was my first time in and I was not disappointed. The food was excellent and fillet was cooked to perfection. We felt a bit rushed as it was New Year’s Eve and the restaurant had over 900 reservations. We will be back to dine for another special night soon.

Tags: Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

The service was over the top all evening.. we had the bone in rib eye and lobster tail... Bother were delicious to the last nite....

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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Love Christner’s! Kevin is the best!!!

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·Dined on December 30, 2017

Service and food was great. Nice dinner with friends to celebrate the New Year!

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·Dined on December 30, 2017

Absolutely the best steaks we ever tasted ! Great service too!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Excellent FINE dinning, Terrific Steaks, Vegetables, And Potatoes. Expensive but worth it

Tags: Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Absolutely amazing! From the moment you valet your car till to the time you get into your car an experience you won’t forget. Every single bite of food I had here was unbelievable. Top notch and perfection. Having one of the owners stop by (Carole C) was delightful and she is super sweet. I would come here every week if my pocket would allow me to (gotta feed the 3 year old twins too). Service was impeccable. Luigi - you are the man!

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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Great steak house but don't forget the salmon is incredible.

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·Dined on December 27, 2017

The staff is always polite and the atmosphere is perfect for every occasion. I love this place and so does my family. Can’t find a better cut or properly prepared steak anywhere else. They really know how to do it! Would recommend to anyone and everyone!

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Always love this place. Great staff, and the food is the best!

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·Dined on December 25, 2017

My husband and I had a lovely date night on Christmas Eve. It was very busy, but they had a table for us at our reservation time. Despite full tables, our waiter was attentive and our food was well timed to allow us to enjoy without being rushed or left waiting. Not our first visit and certainly won’t be our last.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Cozy, Romantic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Food was great, but it was very loud.

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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on December 25, 2017

We had another great meal on Christmas Eve. Our waitress Melanie was fantastic, as well. Can’t wait to come back.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, People Watching, Business Meals, Happy Hour
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 25, 2017

By far the best restaurant in Orlando. Food and service are fantastic!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 25, 2017

Christner’s has been a Christmas Eve tradition for years in our family. Food is always on spot and never fails to please. Looking for a place to celebrate a special occasion or just have a superb meal, this is the place to go. We love having Manny as our waiter, when we are lucky enough to get him !

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on December 24, 2017

Christmas Eve dinner

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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Annual Christmas Eve dinner

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Surf n Turf was excellent and so was the Sea Bass that wife had. We were celebrating an anniversary and unfortunately next to us was a table of 12+ which was quite loud so our dinner was not as romantic as we would have liked. Although the main entree was excellent the lobster bisque was not that great ( a 4 on a scale to 10 ).

Tags: Notable Wine List, Authentic
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·Dined on December 23, 2017

It was great!

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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Christner’s always offers impeccable service, amazing foods and cocktails, will not eat steak unless it’s from Christner’s, it’s seasoned and cooked to perfection meat is tender and delicious (the best steaks in the U.S. are served here).

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Fun, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Went for my husbands birthday. Food was amazing and Bobby was an outstanding server!

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·Dined on December 21, 2017

We went here for our 20th anniversary and had the best steak and veal porterhouse ever! Wonderful wine list and outstanding service. Have a gentleman playing the piano throughout the evening who was excellent.

Tags: Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Live Music, Notable Wine List
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Good food. Great service!! The cream corn is great! Appetizers are a little spicy (Cajun sauce is pretty spicy as is seasoning on shrimp).

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, People Watching, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on December 20, 2017

From the valet at the door upon arrival too the piano man, our evening was absolutely perfect! It was my better half's birthday and we decided on going to a more upscale traditional steakhouse. Christner's was not initially on the radar but after reading some reviews online it sounded like the best fit. Plus I received some brownie points for finding this gem ;)

Josh was our server and fantastic for our virgin dining experience at Christner's Prime. He carefully guided us through the wine listing and also how we should expect the progression of the evening to occur. We started light with the salad wedge and Lobster Bisque. If you like the aforementioned soup then you have to try it! Absolutely the best I have ever had. For main course we chose the Porterhouse and Filet from the USDA Prime steak menu. The filet was cooked perfectly and completely melted when it hit the mouth. The Porterhouse was equally as delicious and cooked to perfection. Trying to stay somewhat good with our meal the Brussel Sprouts and Spinach Osage seemed to be good choices! And that they were!

The grand finale for the night was the Amazing 3 layer orange pineapple cake. This may be the perfect place for a special occasion as it is a little pricey but we won't be able to wait that long to have another slice of that cake! It was moist and the perfect balance of sweet without taking it too far. Our next date night will end with a night cap and delicious slice of cake at Christner's Prime.

Tags: Special Occasion, Live Music, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Notable Wine List
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