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About Highball & Harvest
A Modern Approach to Southern-Inspired Cuisine
Aside from the classic cocktail, a highball is a train conductor’s signal to depart at full speed. It was how Central Florida’s abundant harvests moved from field to table, an iconic symbol of the region’s agricultural might. Highball & Harvest (H&H) pays homage to this legacy, with menus laden with ingredients from local farms, as well as our own green-growing efforts. We pluck fresh produce from our on-site 7,000- square-foot garden at Whisper Creek Farm. Handcrafted cocktails are infused with seasonal fruits and herbs, and create a culinary adventure that is as inspiring as it is memorable.
Valet parking is available and will be validated in the restaurant
Orlando, FL 32837
Southern, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, Comfort Food
Hours of Operation:
Daily 6:30 am - 11:00 am
Daily 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Daily 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bar / Lounge
Daily 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
John Young Parkway
$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
Complimentary Valet Parking
Private Party Facilities:
Please contact Restaurant Reservations.
Private Party Contact:
Restaurant Reservations: (407) 393-4648
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Highball & Harvest Ratings and Reviews
Phenomenal experience. The food and drink were both exceptional. Our server, Hunter, was one of the most capable and interesting waiters we have ever come across. Robbie, our bartender, was a true artist who created delicious and innovate drinks. Highly recommend all around.
We expected a romantic evening, but there were a lot of kids (We have 2 children, but we’re having a weekend away to celebrate my husband’s birthday). Every table but ours had children. And also live entertainment. We were way over dressed. Most people wore shorts and tee shirts. Although, the menu seemed more high end than casual, I was shocked to see it so casual at The Ritz. The entrance to the restaurant was covered in plastic because they were painting and doing repairs. We weren’t even sure we were in the right place at first. I was shocked to see this happening at such an upscale resort. My initial attraction to this restaurant was its farm to table menu. The food was great and the bread appetizer was amazing. Our servers were fantastic. One even did magic tricks for us. The restaurants decor was nice. My only suggestion would be to advertise some place that this is a casual, kid-friendly restaurant and maybe that there Is construction going on.
Great farm to table place. Waiter was a bit on the quiet side, but nice and attentive. They were able to make one of the salads in a 1/2 portion (which was still large). The chicken and egg was good, but also larger than expected. No room for dessert, but the choices looked good.
Wish I could give 4.5 stars. Food was eclectic, delicious, and as with all the Ritz restaurants incorporates locally sourced ingredients whenever possible. The server was excellent, one of the best we've had.
We had brunch the next morning and it is among the best quality available in town.
My husband and I love to go to Highball and Harvest. We live locally, but also stay at the hotel a few times a year. Every meal at H&H is fantastic. Annie, the manager is a dream. We just love her. Monir has always been our go to waiter. He is a kind and knows just wait to suggest. Everyone we go they both make it so special.
WOW! Everything about Highball and Harvest was absolutely amazing. Everything that we had was delicious! My Husband and when for a date night without the kids. The moment we walked in, the hostess Jahira gave us a very warm welcome and seat us right away in a nice comfy booth. We were so surprised of our tables. Jahira had Put Rose Pedals On Our tables and had two Complimentary glasses of champagne waiting for us. She went above and beyond to make sure that my husband and I had a awesome night. The Food Was Delicious, our server Mounir was outstanding very nice. Love this place very friendly,very unique the atmosphere is very nice and the decor of the restaurant it’s amazing. We definitely look forward to back to Highball and Harvest...
We've been before, the food is very good, interesting plating ideas, the only negative thing I would say due to it being located in the Ritz Carlton the prices are high, especially the drinks. So if your looking for a nice dinner go here, but save the drinking for somewhere else.
This restaurant really meets the high standards of the Ritz-Carlton it is located in. From the moment our car pulled to the entrance to the moment we left, service was immaculate. The restaurant is easy to find in the huge hotel and there is no detail left unattended. The space itself is massive, but with tasteful couches and lounge areas it felt comfortable and intimate. Not too stuffy, and fresh. We were seated right away at a table with a nice view, appropriate for two people. I noticed right away that they had configurations suitable for many different party sizes. Our waiter was extremely knowledgeable and had great recommendations. I tried a special cocktail that had vodka, blueberry jam, and ginger beer and it was delicious. My boyfriend had their take on a cosmopolitan which was refreshing and sweet, but with a little kick. I ordered the High on the Hog which came with a Japanese pork belly cut, squash with seasonal vegetables all seasoned and roasted beautifully. The presentation was also gorgeous, with an appropriate portion size. The pork belly was seasoned a little lightly, but when eaten with its accompaniments the flavors came together deliciously.
My boyfriend had the butcher’s secret cut which was a flank steak, as well as the pimento mac & cheese. The mac and cheese had a generous portion of cheese, which was nice and decadent, however the shortbread the dish came with was quite hard, but overall delectable. We had the mini donuts with coffee ice cream and hazelnut cream and those were to die for. Overall everything tasted fresh and farm-to-table as they advertise. I enjoyed myself a lot and though the restaurant felt like a different environment from the hotel, the threads of great service and high quality tied them together.
I never take the time to write a review within an hour of a meal anywhere...BUT! Wow! Our server, Stephen, could not have been more attentive, more on point, or have a better personality.
From the moment we sat down to the exact moment the elevator doors closed behind us, our experience was amazing. The food suggestions were outstanding, cocktails were fantastic and you must save room for dessert. No joke, the wings are special! And we thoroughly enjoyed the scallops. We shared the high on the hog which included a quirky lasagna which was to die for....something I could not replicate if I tried (which is great because I hate dining on food that I could make myself). The donuts and cobbler were true treats to top off the night. The entertainment was a lovely accompaniment to the restaurant; not so loud that we couldn't enjoy our meal and yet perfectly loud enough to fill the bar with dancing.
You could tell the management was attentive and supportive without being stalkers!
For sure, this was one of the best dining experiences we've had. We're likely to be back tomorrow!
Our server, Maneer, not the spelling I am sure, was excellent! Loved the décor and layout, very comfortable. I had the "bad hunter" a vegetarian meal, my husband had the snapper, dessert was the peach cobbler which is made to order, wonderful. We also had breakfast there, high quality food with great presentation.
One of Orlando s finest restaurants! Orlando is 20 years behind the foodie scene. However the Ritz pulls straight ahead beating all of the competition. Our waiter just completed the first part of the Madters of Wine exam, and was quite brilliant and entertaining. Great menu selection, interesting cocktails, and fun!
Appetizers and desserts were great, but entrees fell a little flat. My local market fish was not well executed and husband's pork chop left something to be desired. My daughter's salmon from the kid's menu was very nicely done, though - perfect seasoning and sear. Service was exceptional.
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