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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Daily 5:30PM - 6:00PM

Highball & Harvest Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.5

service

4.6

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4.6

value

4.3

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Moderate

100% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (10)
Creative Cuisine (9)
Special Occasion (8)
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Hot Spot (7)
Local Ingredients (7)
Good for Anniversaries (6)
Good for Birthdays (6)
Fit for Foodies (6)
Casual (5)
Business Meals (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Comfort Food (5)
Bar Seating (4)
Great for Lunch (4)
Organic (4)
Authentic (3)
Great for Brunch (3)
Good for Groups (3)
Healthy (3)
Live Music (3)
Romantic (3)
Cozy (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Seasonal (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Fun (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
Neighborhood Gem (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Quiet Conversation (1)
Scenic View (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Vegan (1)
Great Beer (1)
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·Dined 3 days ago

The service was very slow. Our appetizer came out right before the entrees and it was cold (we ordered the grilled oysters). The food was over cooked. My chicken was so dry I had to sip water to swallow it and my husbands steak was well past the medium rare he ordered. The side dishes were much the same way: dried out and over cooked. Even though I only took one bite the server never asked me what was wrong or if there was an issue with the food. He did try to comp our dessert citing the slow kitchen but we didn’t care to eat anything else. When the bill arrived our two cocktails had been comped which was nice but if they thought there was an issue I would expect our server or a manager to inquire. Despite a very nice atmosphere we will not be back

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 (Orlando)·Dined 3 days ago

Absolutely fantastic. I can’t wait to dine here again !

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 3 days ago

While the food was superb, it was our waitress, Angelica, that created a memorable visit. H&H is a superb restaurant. The menu offers an eclectic array of unique, one-of-a-kind specialties. If you enjoy a comfortable ambience enhanced by terrific service then H&H is the place for you.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on February 10, 2018

This restaurant, in the Ritz Carlton, has a very very limited menu. My food was not very good and I left starving. It was also so noisy at lunch we had to yell to make ourselves heard. Would never go back. In perspective, we frequently stay at Ritz Carltons around the world, eat out very frequently and have diverse palates. It simply is sub par, especially for a Ritz.

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 (London)·Dined on February 7, 2018

Loved it
Great service

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·Dined on February 4, 2018

Had an amazing time at H&H, ahead some drinks at bar prior to reservation. Bartender/Mixologist RB was amazing, was attentive and very passionate for his craft. Started the night right. We just moved to Orlando six months ago and this was by far our best experience at any restaurant. And we live in Winter Park where the “restaurant scene” is supposedly the best in Orlando. If this was a local restaurant for us it would be a weekly thing.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine
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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Very pleasant atmosphere and attentive service. Angelica was excellent.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List
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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 17, 2018

The drinks are exceptional. The service is good. The food was so-so.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 13, 2018

This is one of the best restaurant s on the planet. Bourbon and Whiskey drinks are phenomenal. The food choices are diverse and fantastic. We eat here every time we come to Orlando.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 5, 2018

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.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Best breakfast buffet hands down!!!

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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 29, 2017

The complete experience was amazing.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Amazing food. Amazing service. Gary the sommelier is very knowledgeable and made our meal even more fantastic.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Food was amazing, so fresh and full of flavors!
Drinks were delicious.
The service was great

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion, Hot Spot
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Phenomenal food!

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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 22, 2017

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.

Tags: Authentic, Kid-friendly, Live Music, Local Ingredients, Organic, Casual, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 16, 2017

We had a lovely Anniversary dinner. Hubby had the wild boar which was outstanding, not gamey at all. Grouper was good quality and nice presentation. Overall very pleasant evening. Try a Dill or no Dill from the bar. Outstanding!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Seasonal, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Detroit)·Dined on December 11, 2017

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.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Fun, Hot Spot, Organic
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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 11, 2017

The pork belly was outstanding. Great taste. The chef is obviously top notch.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Hot Spot, Happy Hour, Healthy, Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Great Beer, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 10, 2017

The breakfast buffet here is outstanding. Probably the best buffet I have experienced. Top choices and top service. Would come back again and again.

Tags: Casual, Organic, Comfort Food
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 (Naples)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Highball and Harvest is inside the Ritz Carlton in Orlando. The food was great, the service excellence and the rustic atmosphere was a perfect fir for the farm to table fare. It was a bit pricey owing to the fact that it is inside the Ritz.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on December 4, 2017

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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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 2, 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 1, 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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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Chef Pizzo really knocked it out of the park.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 9, 2017

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...

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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 5, 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 5, 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 19, 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 15, 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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 (Orlando)·Dined on September 29, 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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