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Dexter's - Windermere

4.4
304 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Happy Hour
Dexter"s of Windermere is the new place to Wine and Dine in the Southwest Orlando area. Dexter's has been serving up freshly made Chef inspired dishes since 1984. Serving up everything from specialty sandwiches to fresh Fish brought in daily. We are the true definition of "Something for everyone". We have the "Best Priced Wine list" in town and offer more than your average restaurant with Live Entertainment every weekend featuring local artists. We have won "Best Brunch of Central Florida" many times over, which includes our Award Winning Bloody Mary's. Dexter's features Seasonal Menus and Fresh Daily Specials. We are a staple in every community we are located in and are the "Go to" local restaurant for catering events large and small, so make your reservation today.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Café, International
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Hours of operation
Hours: Mon-Thurs: 11am-10pm - Fri: 11am–12am - Sat: 10am-12am - Sun: 10am-10pm
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Phone number
(407) 258-7028
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Richard Kutza
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Private party facilities
We have a large area in the back dining room that can accommodate up to 60 people or more depending on the style of service. Seated dining or buffet style are offered. We tailor your event with personal touches to make your event special.
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Private party contact
Ryan Ferro: (407) 258-7028
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Conroy/Windermere and Apopka/Vineland
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Parking details
We have plenty of spacious parking in front and around back with a breezeway for easy access. Valet service is available as well.
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Entertainment
Dexter"s showcases local artists all throughout the week. Live acoustic soloist on Wednesday evenings adds to a pleasant dining experience. Ladies Night is every Thursday at 9pm with Orlando's #1 DJ Michael Knight and multiple drink specials for ladies. It is a must see! Friday and Saturday nights are for local bands to come and showcase themselves. The dance floor kicks up at 9pm and we dance the night away till 2am.
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Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 304 People Are Saying
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4.4based on recent ratings
4.3
food
4.3
service
4.2
ambience
4.2
value
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined a day ago

Good food, comfortable place. Live music tonight - Sonny Ferguson - wss great!

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5.0Dined 2 days ago

I wish food had a little less salt but food was great. Can't wait to return

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4.0Dined on May 20, 2018

Food was a bit salty, but overall good meal and good service.

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3.0Dined on May 18, 2018

Very slow for salads and sandwiches. Need better variety of entrees. Needs more traditional salad dressings.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Mother’s Day was special. at Dexter’s. Staff was very courteous and the food was great.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Great food and good service, great prices.

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2.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Food was mediocre and it was pricey. The ambiance was nice and the service was good. However, they messed up my mother’s order for Mother’s Day. I will not go back.

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3.0Dined on May 11, 2018

Service was good, food was just ok.

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4.0Dined on May 8, 2018

Like $1 burger night, but wish they would go back to the way happy hour was with 1/2 price cocktails and some reduced price appetizers.

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5.0Dined on May 6, 2018

Great food and great service...we'll be back again!

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4.0Dined on May 3, 2018

Great atmosphere with live music by a terrific jazz group! Excellent service from our waitress who made good suggestions for us. Food and drinks were also good but a bit pricey - ok since no cover charge for the band. Noise level was a bit high in between band sets. Open table caused confusion by cancelling reservation a couple times rather than modifying # attendees which resulted in a couple not showing up thinking we meant to cancel and plan a different date.

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5.0Dined on April 28, 2018

We visit Dexter's occasionally and the service and food quality is always consistent. We met friends for a casual dinner and to hear the live music. It was slow for a Saturday night and we enjoyed the ambiance. Server Audrey was efficient and friendly.

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5.0Dined on April 24, 2018

this is a fun place to kick back and have fun

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5.0Dined on April 23, 2018

Love going to Dexters. The staff is always great. Good drinks, good food, good prices.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Our party was originally 12 which increased to 20 for a couple days before they accommodated us perfectly our servers were awesome our separate checks for all correct we had a great time

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Dexter’s is one of our favorite restaurants. We’ve been here before and will continue to go in the future. The service is always great and friendly. The food is elegant in a down to earth environment. If you are into music, go a little bit later and you can enjoy many different genres.

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

People and the food were great

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Dinner with family and a toddler. Our server, Raquel, is a superstar.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

My family & I went to Dexter's for a nice pre-Easter dinner and once again, we were thoroughly pleased with the experience. We started off with a calamari and drinks, then I had the Blackened Seafood Burrito. It was a generous portion and the taste was amazing. Very flavorful and perfectly seasoned. You could tell that it was made with care. I topped off my meal with Triple Key Lime Pie which was a perfect finish to the meal.
The ambiance was pleasant and we will definitely be back!!

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4.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Brunch has a very good menu selection. Wish happy hour was like it used to be with 1/2 priced drink specials instead of just money off wine and beer.

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3.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Went to Dexter's for Sunday brunch and wantwasn't overly impressed. Just a basic menu and nothing really different than any other restaurant that serves breakfast. Service was a tad on the slow side and it wasn't really that busy.

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5.0Dined on March 18, 2018

Great experience. Our server, Billy, was the best!! We celebrated a 21st birthday for my daughter and he went over and beyond to be sure we had a great time. Food was top notch and loved the ambience and the fact that they source from local spots. Will definitely be back!

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4.0Dined on March 16, 2018

My wife grew up in Orlando and used to hang out at the original Dexter’s. So, she was excited about visiting this location. When we arrived there was a lot energy in the restaurant, which we liked. Service was great. Our server arrive at our table within a couple minutes to take our drink order. I ordered a Tito’s on the rocks. When the drink arrived, I took a sip and immediately thought something was off. Turned out I had been served a vodka with tonic. No big deal because the bar was extremely busy and our server simply picked up the wrong drink at the bar. The second snafu was my entre. I ordered the Sweet Crispy Chicken thighs. The dish was really attractive with two thighs, rice and broccoli . I ate a couple of bites of one thigh and saw that it was totally raw in the middle. Again, no problem because it was way more food than I would eaten. The manager came to our table immediately and offered to replace the dish. I declined. So, he insisted that he buy us a dessert. The third issue was our bill. It contained my vodka/rocks, but also had the incorrect drink shown. They quickly corrected the bill. Ordinarily, after all of the problems, I would have written Dexter’s off. However, the way they handled everything was very professional and sincere. The next time we’re in Orlando, I would like to try the place again and give them another chance to show how good I think they are.

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5.0Dined on March 13, 2018

Now that Howey is gone we have to break in a new server.
We love this place and the front door staff is the best!
1$ burger Tuesdays are the greatest!!!

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Raquel was everything!!!! 🙌🏼🙌🏼🙌🏼

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5.0Dined on March 6, 2018

Great
Place on Tuesdays for a
Burger and beer

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Always a great time!

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4.0Dined on March 4, 2018

The fish and chips tasted good, but I found three bones. My wife loved the chicken and biscuits.

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1.0Dined on March 4, 2018

I'm a regular customer at Dexter but this evening I was accosted by a drunk patron and the resturant did nothing about it. I will never go back.

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1.0Dined on March 3, 2018

The restaurant was pretty empty in terms of clientele when we were there, yet, it took over an hour to receive our food and we were still missing some items for our 6 person group when the food arrived. We watched another table of customers, who arrived after us, receive their food before us.

Our waitress was very pleasant; however, we were disappointed in the unwarranted wait time.

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3.0Dined on March 1, 2018

I liked a lot their lamb skewers till they decided to provide a mix of lamb and beef. It has lost flavor. The other food is pretty ordinary, nothing memorable.

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4.0Dined on February 22, 2018

Ladies lunch with friends. Server didn't ask us if we wanted another beverage or dessert even though 3 of us were drinking margaritas on National Margarita Day. Felt as though we were being rushed.

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5.0Dined on February 20, 2018

Great staff!

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3.0Dined on February 18, 2018

We came here for a 30th b-day with a group of about 5 girls. We were a little disappointed that they had a rock band playing while we were eating, as we were hoping to be able to chat and catch up, but they did put us farthest from the rock concert that was going on which was nice. The waiter also tried to up sell us a lot, maybe because he knew we were celebrating something. The first suggestion was fine, but the 5th was over doing it a little. Other then those two instances the service was friendly and the food was good!

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Our family had a great dinner at Dexters. The food was very good. The service was great. It makes a difference when the server pays attention to the kids. It was also nice that the manager asked how our experience was. We haven’t been to Dexters in a while. However, we will be back in the near future.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

We loved Dexter's. The ambiance was terrific, our server was tremendous, and the food was fantastic.

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5.0Dined on February 10, 2018

We enjoy eating outside. Their patio eating works very well. Interesting chef menu items for casual environment.

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4.0Dined on February 4, 2018

Went for Sunday brunch, was seated quickly and service was good.

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3.0Dined on February 2, 2018

Good. Common menu across the 3 Dexter’s now. Commonality is nice. Food is consistently good.

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Food was excellent and server was very friendly and attentive.

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