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Hemingway's

4.5
1311 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Seafood
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  • Romantic
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Treat yourself to delectable seafood in an authentic Key West setting. Honoring the Key’s most famous resident, with walls filled with sepia photos of the author and his fishing trophies, Hemingway’s proudly boasts the freshest fare from both sea and land. Soft lighting from hurricane lamps and six separate dining areas where privite parties from 6 to 50 may be accommodated with overlooking the pool and private Lake Windsong create an atmosphere to make even the most casual get together a special occasion.

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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Seafood, American, Steakhouse
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Saturday - Sunday: 6:00pm - 10:00pm; Bar/Lounge - Opens at 5:30pm
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Phone number
(407) 239-1234
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
David Didzunas
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
SR 535
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Parking details
Hemingway's is located within the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Resort. Utilize our complimentary valet parking at the front of the hotel or choose to pull around to our open parking area convienently located near Hemingway's Restaurant.
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Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Enjoy your next group dining event at Hemingway's! The restaurant features five distinct dining areas with beautiful views of our lush grounds. Parties from 6 guests to 50+ may be accommodated. Ask about our Key West Lanai!

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What 1311 People Are Saying
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2.0Dined 3 days ago

They took our Open Table reservation. however they DO NOT award open table points for dining there.
We saw the notice in SMALL letters!!

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4.0Dined on May 19, 2018

The food was good to very good. The service was very good. It was a slow night, which may have contributed; yet everyone there, including the chef, wished our guest of honor a happy birthday. They also made a great plate of three desserts with a ton of berries and a candle. We didn't get to enjoy the view much due to rain, but it is a very pretty location.

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5.0Dined on May 17, 2018

Great service and great food

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Mother’s Day brunch. Brunch was changed with no hot plates on Buffett. Crab cakes were the best and only reason for going and not offered. Was disappointed and not sure I will come return for Mother’s Day.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Awesome Mother’s Day brunch! Best in town!!!

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

Overall an amazing restaurant experience. It didn't start well with waiting to be seated (seemed very chaotic) but once I was seated everything was excellent. From the friendly and attentive waitstaff to the tasty food I would highly recommend. I sat on the screened in porch area so it was very quiet. There was a wedding on the grounds and so was even treated to a fireworks display that I could from my table!

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4.0Dined on May 10, 2018

We have dined here before and our last visit was outstanding. This visit was very good
overall with minor problem as my wife's grouper was slightly overdone and my paella could
have had more seafood in it. Our appertizers of large shrimp and oysters on the half shell were
excellent. Waiter was very attentful. A large, noisy party of four seated next to us marred the
experience too.

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5.0Dined on May 8, 2018

Great food and atmosphere

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5.0Dined on May 4, 2018

We were visiting from out of town. Wait staff was friendly; impeccable service. Good solid food creatively presented

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5.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Took a friend to dinner for her Birthday. We both enjoyed the bar area as well as the dinners. They even brought a treat with a candle.

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4.0Dined on April 29, 2018

Good food with EXCELLENT service. If your not staying at the resort, getting on the property and working with them on parking prices can be a hassle. Still worth it.

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5.0Dined on April 28, 2018

Have stopped by this restaurant when we are in the Orlando area. Love the food and the setting. We had dinner here twice this week. Our waiters were fabulous. So friendly, yet professional. I especially recommend the fish and the desserts. Loved the grouper with a potato coating. The oysters were outstanding. Ending with a delicious key lime pie was incredible.

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5.0Dined on April 22, 2018

Great food with incredible service. Highly recommend you visit this Orlando gem!

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4.0Dined on April 22, 2018

Beautiful location and great staff and service. We

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5.0Dined on April 22, 2018

Superb in every way! Our server, David, was fabulous!

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5.0Dined on April 20, 2018

In a word: superb. Food quality wonderful, presentation gorgeous, service excellent.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Anniversary 20th.

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1.0Dined on April 11, 2018

This was a horrible experience. The waitress was awful. She got my order wrong so i had to wait a long time between appetizer and entree. When it came it was on accompaniments which would make cafeteria food look appealing. When I asked what it was, she said rice grits. I said that I thought it was unusual that the menu did not describe the sides. She laughed and said “Haha I guess I forgot to tell you.” The grouper was tasteless and through the evening I would have to catch other waiters to try and get service. Eventually, after nothing would happen, she would at last return to fulfill the request.
I have owned several restaurants and have never left a negative review. But this was so bad, I finally got up and went to the maitre’d to pay my bill after waiting 40 minutes. Along the way, I passed the manager who asked “How was the meal?” I said “It sucked!” He said “Perfect!!” No lie. That says it all.

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4.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Grouper was over cooked and dry

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4.0Dined on April 6, 2018

There were 5 in our party, and everyone loved the food except me. That makes it difficult to criticize. The others all ordered various fish dishes. I ordered the duck, and it was the worst duck I've ever had... it was dry and tough... even with a steak knife.
The restaurant was very crowded and it took what seemed like forever for the food to come.

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4.0Dined on April 5, 2018

The crab cakes were divine! Our service was fabulous...very cheerful grandmother. Our daughter immensely enjoyed the Earl Grey Tea with Rock Candy sticks for sugar. Her burrata mozzarella and tomato salad was wonderful as well. The calamari strips were the best calamari I have ever had at at a restaurant...so much better than those circular fried dried up calamari apps that exist on many menus. The ambiance is a little older Floridian for me. I think the place could use some more contemporary furniture and decor, but the food and service was outstanding!

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3.0Dined on April 4, 2018

A little on the too expensive side! But great service and food! We took our children, so ended up being too expensive

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5.0Dined on April 3, 2018

Great food and service!

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

We were truly impressed with this gem of a location and service. Thank you

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Food was amazing and the ambiance was great! We really enjoyed it and would return!

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Absolutely phenomenal. Complimentary bread is killer.
Must haves:
Shrimp scampi
Caprese salad
Coconut shrimp

This is a hidden gem.

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3.0Dined on March 26, 2018

The waiter was not very attentive to service. Average plate $40 which seemed expensive compared to other restaurants I’ve been too. Not visiting again.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Great food and atmosphere. We informed staff that we celebrating a birthday but it was overlooked. Other than that everything was great.

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1.0Dined on March 23, 2018

We were seated next to a table of 8 or 10 people who were extremely loud. It was terrible to say the least. The waiters/waitresses had to notice when they seated us that it would be potentially uncomfortable for us. They should have suggested we sit somewhere else because they definitely had to notice the rude loud group Seated right next to us. We were there Friday night at 7:15. Very disappointed.

Richard and Carole Turner

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5.0Dined on March 22, 2018

Outstanding food and service. Perfectly simple yet elegant meals. Even my picky 12 year old found a meal he enjoyed (this is next to miraculous). This is delightful for my husband and me, who loved the food and would like to visit again.

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5.0Dined on March 20, 2018

Everything was very good. Service food etc. Just prepared to pay. Saw a number of people probably attending a convention and was on expense accounts.

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5.0Dined on March 20, 2018

Always good food and server David was excellent!

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5.0Dined on March 19, 2018

The experience from the complimentary valet, to the hostess, to our waitress and busboy was excellent!

Only downside was the cost of the cigars that I purchased in the way out.

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4.0Dined on March 19, 2018

Normally I love this place but I guess they were having g an off night. It took way too long to get our dinners and then they were not hot, just warm at best. Plus the food just was not up to par. Plus I told them it was my birthday and nothing happened. Oh well... I will give it another try.

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5.0Dined on March 19, 2018

If you are looking for a nice restaurant with great food near Disney, this is the place!

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4.0Dined on March 19, 2018

The restaurant is in a nice setting however they sat us by the kitchen. The waiter was nice however distracted and forgot numerous requests. The Cigar bar area was the best (you can’t smoke inside the lounge so great for non smokers like us)

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4.0Dined on March 16, 2018

We had a very enjoyable meal at Hemingway's while staying at the Hyatt Grand Cypress. Seating was very private, service was excellent and the food was very good. I would eat here again.

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5.0Dined on March 15, 2018

Great meal and outstanding service. Would definitely return. Loved the crab cakes!

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3.0Dined on March 14, 2018

The food was good, but it came an hour and a half later, our 6 years old was a little upset that a hamburger could take that long. Terrible service. There are many options in Orlando, and the manager should pay more attention.

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5.0Dined on March 14, 2018

We found this restaurant online and decided to try it after the great reviews. We’re from out of town and it was one of the best dining experiences we’ve had in a long time. The food was exceptional and the service was very thorough. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone wanting a fine dining experience. From the seafood plateau, the starters, the entrees, the dessert, and even the espresso, it could not have been better. We can’t wait to go back and eat here again!

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