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Fri, 4/20
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11:00 PM
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Emeril's Restaurant Orlando

4.2
6014 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Creole
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If you are unable to make a reservation online, please call us at (407) 224-2424.
Emeril's Orlando encompasses everything that Emeril stands for - high energy, bold exciting flavors & a memorable experience. Chef Emeril Lagasse's fifth restaurant, Emeril's Restaurant Orlando, is a fitting addition to the line-up at Universal CityWalk. Upon entering the restaurant your eyes take you on a ride up the metal staircase, across the Gertjejansen artwork, down the wall of wine, over the Ochsner portrait & stopping for a moment at the food bar. By this time the staff greets you with the warmth of a welcome home. A drink at the bar, maybe a classic New Orleans cocktail to start & then you are seated. The dining room bustles with energy with a view of the chef & the brilliance in the kitchen. Although walk-ins can be accommodated, reservations are highly recommended. Our dress policy is casual, but no sleeveless shirts for gentleman & boys.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Creole, Cajun, Creole / Cajun / Southern
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Hours of operation
Daily Lunch: 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Daily Happy Hour: 3-6 p.m.; Dinner: Sunday – Thursday: 5 – 10 p.m., Friday – Saturday: 5 – 10:30 p.m.
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Phone number
(407) 224-2424
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Emeril Lagasse
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Private party facilities
Emeril’s Orlando is available for private functions and can accommodate
up to 200 guests for seated dinners, and 500 guests reception style. Two
private dining rooms on the second floor can accommodate parties of 16
to 48 guests.
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Private party contact
Cathy Jacobson: (407) 473-2647
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Cross street
Universal Orlando CityWalk
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Parking details
Free valet parking for lunch (up to 2 hours). Free self parking for Florida residents at Universal Studios garage after 6pm. Discounted self parking is $5 after 6pm.
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Entertainment
Traditional New Orleans music can be heard throughout the restaurant.
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Special events & promotions
Contact Cathy Jacobson at 407-473-2647 to book your upcoming private party!
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 6014 People Are Saying
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4.2based on recent ratings
4.2
food
4.3
service
4.1
ambience
3.7
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75% of people would recommend it to a friend
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2.0Dined 3 days ago

What can I say-about a ‘four star’ restaurant at the gate of an amusement park. Kind of a mismatch from the start. Previous experiences here and at other casino restaurants had been better. This place is so loud you can’t hear the person across the table. I got stuck at the worst table-right in the path of the front door, restroom, stair base, and kitchen. Incessant bustle all around us, including chairs being hefted by two at a time within inches of our heads. It was uncomfortably cold in the restaurant. Food was okay, although delivery between courses was frustratingly sporadic, with bread, appetizer and soup arriving all at once but excessive delays for main course and dessert. Servers (two assigned to table) could have offered me an extra bread or simply communicated about it. Service was polite but not superior as I’ve experienced in other Emeril restaurants. Duck was disappointing- chewy and no crispy skin whatsoever. Main reason for visiting was the banana cream pie; I’ve had it in the past and loved it. This time it’s consistency was all wrong, like the cream had been overlooked and dried out. I will not return.

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3.0Dined 3 days ago

Restaurant was very cold. Waiter said system broke day before and they were working on it. Service was slow at the start but got better. Food was excellent. As we left the restaurant my wife saw a sign by the door that said if you had park tickets you would get free dessert with each entree. We were never told this by waiter. So we ended up paying for two desserts.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

We celebrated my girlfriend's 40th birthday with friends and it was the best choice. The food was absolutely delicious, great ambiance, our waiter was great recommending Champagne and plates and they brought her dessert with decorations even though we didn't get to ask them. They made her night special and we loved the place.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

It was good.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

The BBQ Shrimp was very good!!

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3.0Dined 6 days ago

Went to Emeril's in Orlando Florida as part of the Universal City Walk. Really cool area. The restaurant was nice and the staff was amazing however my food was horrible. I ordered salmon done medium and it came back way overdone and dry. They offered to make me another one but I had already had an appetizer, bread, and a salad so I hated to waste it. They did comp my husband's second beer though. I was disappointed with a dinner that was well over $100 for two of us and my main meal was bad.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

I had the carribean vegetable clay pot and it was outrageously delicious. Service was great and the food was even better!

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Great food and service

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Amazing food and great service!

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Kyle was excellent and made the night EXCELLENT! He had personality along with Sally!

Ty for making it a g8 family outing!

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4.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Service wasn’t as exemplary as usual probably due to a Large party that took over first floor of restaurant. Little noisier due to the large group too.

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2.0Dined on April 10, 2018

We normally love Emeril's but not this time. We went for dinner instead of lunch. The food was overcooked and dry. The staff was pushy. We felt rushed. We were very disappointed.

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4.0Dined on April 10, 2018

I had the Grilled Veggie Lasagna. It was delicious. Husband had special Red Fish. Son ate the kids pasta and ate it up.

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4.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Nice space in which to escape the crowds and cool down after a long day at the theme parks. Staff were extremely accommodating and helpful. Food was unique and flavourful. Must try desserts!!

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Excellent food and service. Very accommodating to our changing the time and number of guests several times. Waiter was a gem. Great for people watching. Had a great time!

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Fabulous chef selection / tasting menu. We were delighted when the chef came out himself and introduced the final savory course. Birthday dessert was out of this world!

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

This was my second visit to this location and it was amazing as usual. The food and wine list was fabulous with many options. Thankfully, we received two servers because one server almost ruined the entire evening. He could not remember the orders, he appeared agitated and unwilling to perform his job. His team picked up the slack and we had an enjoyable time.

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

We enjoyed dinner at Emeril's, service was quick, food was good and with our reservations we sat down immediately.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Food was delicious, I had the best duck wings ever. The service is outstanding.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

It was good overall

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

It was the best meals we have had as a family on vacation.

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

My family and I (27 of us) were here to celebrate our family reunion. With such a big group I didn’t expect everything to go smoothly but to my surprise everything went perfect. We had a couple issues with food but nothing that couldn’t be fixed.

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4.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Good food good service but the food a little over priced

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Excellent food and service! I definitely recommend Emeril's

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Excellent food and service.

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Awesome
We loved it

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Excellent fun place for family

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Awesome! The smoked mushroom pasta dish was amazing, and I highly encourage the flank steak if you’re hungry!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Easter dinner did not disappoint!

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2.0Dined on March 31, 2018

We had looked forward to eating here since our experience with Emeril’s in New Orleans several years ago. Sadly, we were incredibly disappointed in the food. The signature appetizer corn bread was dry and burnt in places. The tuna and Brussel sprouts were served without any type of sauce or seasoning. The signature KFC Cajun chicken was overdone on the outside and not done on the inside. The banana cream pie was the only thing worth eating. The table beside us had to send their steak back. Would not recommend eating here. We wasted $115.00.

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4.0Dined on March 30, 2018

The appetizers were awesome but the vegetable lasagna and tuna poke were sub-par. The dessert, Banana cream pie, was unbelievable. Overall, very good

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1.0Dined on March 29, 2018

This was one of the worst dining experiences ever. We were thoroughly ignored. I even had to flag someone to pick up our dinner plates after waiting 15 minutes. The waitress could not be bothered at all. This was horrible and I will never go back to any of their locations.

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4.0Dined on March 29, 2018

This restaurant is located just outside the gates to Universal's theme parks. Very upscale environment. Service was excellent with two servers assigned to our table. Limited menu options for our picky 13 year old daughter, but many creative options for adults. Open modern space was beautiful. We would definitely consider going back on a future visit to Orlando.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Incredibly designed menu, the appetizers, main course, coctails, desert and espresso was all perfect, with outstanding and polite service. Well above average while not being overpriced.

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5.0Dined on March 28, 2018

We needed to move reservation twice to accommodate our schedule. They were fabulous and accommodating. The food was outstanding. Our second trip to this restaurant. Haven’t been back in 5 years but it was our first choice and we weren’t sorry.

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4.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Spring break with the boys

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Delicious and great service! Strong recommend! First good meal we ate in Orlando!

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3.0Dined on March 26, 2018

Not up to the standard you would expect from a world famous chef. Pricey for what they offer. Nice place but crowded and noisy.

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5.0Dined on March 26, 2018

Great place for a high end meal after hitting the theme park all day long. Service was exceptional and food was great. Bam!

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1.0Dined on March 26, 2018

I receive my food cold two times!! I will not get back there

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