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

4012 Central Florida Parkway
Orlando, FL 32837
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Southern, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, Comfort Food

Hours of Operation:
Open Daily

Breakfast
Daily 6:30 am - 11:00 am

Lunch
Daily 11:30 am - 2:30 pm

Dinner
Daily 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Bar / Lounge
Daily 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Cross Street:
John Young Parkway

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(407) 393-4422

Website:
http://www.highballandharvest.com/

Parking Details:
Complimentary Valet Parking

Executive Chef:
Scott Pizzo

Private Party Facilities:
Please contact Restaurant Reservations.

Private Party Contact:
Restaurant Reservations: (407) 393-4648

Additional:
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

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Details
Daily 5:30PM - 6:00PM

Highball & Harvest Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.7

ambience

4.6

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

100% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (9)
Creative Cuisine (8)
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Fit for Foodies (7)
Good for Anniversaries (7)
Special Occasion (7)
Authentic (6)
Casual (5)
Fun (5)
Good for Groups (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Good for Birthdays (4)
Bar Seating (4)
Healthy (4)
Great for Lunch (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Business Meals (4)
Great for Brunch (3)
Hot Spot (3)
Live Music (3)
Organic (3)
Comfort Food (2)
Cozy (2)
Great Beer (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Vegan (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Worth the Drive (2)
Scenic View (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Neighborhood Gem (1)
Romantic (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Seasonal (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Tapas (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
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 (San Antonio)·Dined 6 days ago

Super delicious farm to table fair in an elegant dining atmosphere.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails, Healthy, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

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.

Tags: Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Authentic, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Organic, Great for Brunch, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 2, 2017

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.

Tags: Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Live Music, Worth the Drive, Good Vegetarian Options, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Great for Brunch, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Comfort Food
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

Chef Pizzo really knocked it out of the park.

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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Angelica is amazing!! She made our night, her recommendations and attention to detail are second to none. Thanks for turning around our experience from the previous time we came.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 6, 2017

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.

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 6, 2017

OutstAnding dinner ! Exceptional service , highly recomend!!!

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 (Orlando)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Excellent creative food, drinks and atmosphere outdoors plus impeccable service added up to a perfect evening for a birthday celebration. We will definitely return!

Tags: Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Late-night Find, Cozy, Good for a Date, Afternoon Tea, Notable Wine List, Disabled Access, Romantic, Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options, Healthy, Fit for Foodies, Great for Brunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Outdoor Dining, Comfort Food, Tapas, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Vegan, Special Occasion, Organic, Waterfront, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Great Beer, Gluten Free Options, Fun, Seasonal, Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 20, 2017

We had an amazing experience, and their farm to table concept is very fresh! THE BEST!

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Loved the decor !!!!

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 (Tampa)·Dined on October 4, 2017

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.

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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Consistently awesome- top notch food and ambiance. The service was great and the entertainment was perfect for an evening meal.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Fun, Cozy, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Portland)·Dined on September 22, 2017

Outstanding meal from start the finish. The service was fantastic, great wine list, a well-executed Southern-inspired menu. Definitely try the mini doughnuts for dessert; the house made Nutella is delicious! Will absolutely return.

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·Dined on September 21, 2017

Food was very good , Mario was exceptional !!

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on September 6, 2017

Always a great place to eat, the staff is exceptional.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Organic, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Healthy
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 29, 2017

Awesome food, service and atmosphere! Pricey...but worth the experience.

Tags: Good for a Date, Great Beer, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Local Ingredients, Casual, Notable Wine List
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 (Miami)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Food was unique and tasty. Highly recommend the Avocado Toast and Kale Salad. The tomato soup is smoked and the grilled cheese is odd using pimento cheese. The fish sandwich was good. The service was ok.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Wonderful farm to table restaurant with great live music and rustic decor! Great chaurcetirie board:-)

Tags: Authentic, Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Live Music
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 (Grand Rapids)·Dined on August 25, 2017

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!

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 (Orlando)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Mo and Lenny were wonderful. They made our dining experience superb!

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 (New England)·Dined on August 13, 2017

The wait staff was excellent. They were attentive but not overbearing. They allowed to enjoy our dining at our pace. The food was fantastic, very inventive and fresh. Excellent cocktails and desert is a must have.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on August 12, 2017

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.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 6, 2017

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!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on August 6, 2017

Always amazing!

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on July 31, 2017

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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 (Orlando)·Dined on July 29, 2017

We were seated immediately....the Service was outstanding and very detailed as usual...Food top shelf!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Excellent food and service. Wine from kegs and wonderful. Cocktails way too expensive but I guess it's Ritz hotel pricing. Back home in Chicago in the best of city restaurants they don't even charge those prices!!!!

Tags: Kid-friendly, Fit for Foodies, Seasonal
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 28, 2017

Feed is amazing and gets better every time. Service is impeccable but food arrives at a leisurely pace. I love that on the weekend for personal meals but prefer a little faster pace during school nights. But don't let that stop you for going. It is really a treat. The farm to table tomatoes where the best I have ever had!

Tags: Organic
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 (Orlando)·Dined on July 20, 2017

Fantastic meal and service. The servers and kitchen were very nice about us splitting an entree. The food and cocktails are excellent, and the servers are very knowledgeable about the menu and make great recommendations. It is pricy but well worth every penny. The ambiance is exquisite too! And even better, if you valet at the Ritz, the restaurant will validate for you. Great service all around! One of our favs in Orlando!

Tags: Seasonal, Comfort Food, Organic, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Authentic, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Business Meals
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on July 18, 2017

While on vacation we had a fabulous meal at Highball and Harvest. They have an extensive bourbon list which made us really happy. My Husband had the shrimp and grits and I had the burger. It was so big I could only eat half of it and everything was delicious. Our waiter and the whole staff at the restaurant were very friendly and cordial. Wonderful meal thanks

Tags: Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 7, 2017

With seasonal local ingredients and an inovative menu, it was difficult to decide what to have. Our server, Hunter, was very knowledgeable and his recommendations were spot on. The service was too notch. I would definitely recommend.

Tags: Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies
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 (Orlando)·Dined on July 4, 2017

Good food, relax atmosphere with over the top service and a spectacular view.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Orlando)·Dined on July 1, 2017

Great place! Spectacular service! We went for dinner and had a food allergy in a group and that allergy was pepper. The chef himself came out to discuss how the food was prepared and checking sensitivity level. They did a great job. We've been here before and the food and service is consistently great! On another note, the brunch is redicuously great!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Handcrafted Cocktails, Live Music, Seasonal
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on June 18, 2017

We went to Highball and Harvest for Father's Day. What a wonderful treat! Our waitress was friendly and candid about her favorite dishes. We enjoyed our meal tremendously.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies
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 (Orlando)·Dined on June 18, 2017

Family brunch. Outstanding selection for brunch with mimosa bar and interesting IPA beer selection. Fresh seafood and three carving stations with lots of selections. There's a reason the Ritz has such a great reputation. The only small critique was the music, a superb live band, made conversation at brunch hard to hear. One of the best brunches in Orlando. Period.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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 (Tampa)·Dined on June 16, 2017

Great food, great experience!

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 (Charleston)·Dined on June 15, 2017

Hunter our server was outstanding. His explanation of the menu and recommendations were excellent.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great Beer
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 (Chicago)·Dined on June 13, 2017

Concept is great. Food is creative. Local food. Service is inconsistent. Depends who your waitstaff is on whether or not you'll be satisfied with the whole experience. Ask for Hunter and you can't go wrong! He's the best and is what made us want to go back.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Handcrafted Cocktails, Hot Spot, Romantic
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 (Denver)·Dined on June 12, 2017

Fantastic meal and great atmosphere. Will be back!

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 (Orlando)·Dined on June 2, 2017

Everything we ordered had a nice taste to it. Good atmosphere, comfortable booths.

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