The Best Bars for Foodies in Orlando

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Orlando, Florida has grown into America’s capital of fun. The city houses several of the most popular theme park destinations in the entire world: Walt Disney World, Universal Studios Orlando, and Islands of Adventure. With such a focus on entertainment, it comes as no surprise, that this central Florida city has also become a hotspot for great bars and clubs. Orlando cocktail and nightlife destinations provide a great time for locals and visitors alike—especially when the theme parks close for the night. With countless bars in Orlando, how do visitors know which one to pick? Start by checking out our Tastemaker List. If you're looking for a spot to ensure an unforgettable night to cap off long days in the Fun Capital of America, check out our list of the best bars in Orlando.

Restaurants:Raglan Road Irish Pub, Señor Frog's - Orlando, STK - Orlando
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Irish, Mexican, Steakhouse
Neighborhoods:Lake Buena Vista, I Drive / Sand Lake

Raglan Road Irish Pub

$$$$·Irish·
Lake Buena Vista
6,321 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Special Occasion
  • Fun
Visitors can feel like they traveled across the pond without leaving Orlando when they go to Raglan Road. It is an authentic Irish pub located in Disney Springs. Raglan Road has a Read more
94% recommended
Hot Spot in Orlando / Central Florida East

Señor Frog's - Orlando

$$$$·Mexican·
I Drive / Sand Lake
428 reviews
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Good for Groups
  • Late-night Find
Señor Frog's is fun at every location. But the Orlando outpost is particularly entertaining. This is thanks to the spirited nature of the Central Florida theme park town. Señor FroRead more
Hot Spot in Orlando / Central Florida East

STK - Orlando

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Lake Buena Vista
4,165 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Anyone looking for a bar that’s as much about the food as it is about the beverages? Head to STK, an upscale steakhouse that offers unforgettable fare in a nightclub setting. VisitRead more
Most Booked in Orlando / Central Florida East

Hard Rock Cafe - Orlando

$$$$·American·
I Drive / Sand Lake
1,957 reviews
  • Fun
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
The Hard Rock Café is a staple across America. The location in Orlando is particularly fun because it is gigantic. It is jam-packed with memorabilia, and it offers regular live musRead more
88% recommended

House of Blues Restaurant & Bar - Orlando

$$$$·American·
Lake Buena Vista
2,602 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Casual
  • Fun
Another one of the best bars in Orlando for live entertainment is the House of Blues. House of Blue is in Disney Springs, and it is also an excellent spot for dining, drinking, andRead more
92% recommended
Hot Spot in Orlando

The Edison

$$$$·American·
Lake Buena Vista
1,802 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Live Music
Another one of the best bars in Orlando is in Disney Springs: The Edison. This 1920s-themed eatery and bar is a draw for diners and drinkers who want entertainment while they imbibRead more

Sugar Factory - Orlando

$$$$·American·
I Drive / Sand Lake
4,403 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Groups
Sugar Factory is a trendy upscale drinking and dining joint on International Drive with a fun twist: it is also a candy store. Come dine in this bistro-like setting, then enjoy a sRead more
81% recommended
Most Booked in Orlando / Central Florida East

Pharmacy

$$$$·Contemporary American·
I Drive / Sand Lake
310 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Good for a Date
Pharmacy is an aptly-named bar, since the menu calls its cocktails elixirs and the atmosphere feels like an old apothecary. The pharmacy theme extends beyond the drinks here, sinceRead more
Special Occasion in Orlando

Cafe Murano

$$$$·Italian·
Altamonte Springs
616 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Scenic View
  • Good for Groups
One of the best bars in Orlando that provides both indoor and outdoor dining and drinking space is Café Murano. This Mediterranean-themed eatery is technically in Altamonte SpringsRead more
97% recommended
Scenic View in Orlando

Wine Bar George - A Restaurant & Bar

$$$$·American·
Lake Buena Vista
1,489 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Another one of the best bars in Orlando for wine drinkers is Wine Bar George. This Disney Springs destination staffs a Master Sommelier to help pick out an unbeatable collection ofRead more
98% recommended
Best Ambiance in Orlando / Central Florida East

De La Vega - Oviedo

$$$$·Latin American·
Oviedo
200 reviews
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Tapas
  • Creative Cuisine
De La Viega is a Latin-themed eatery and bar located in Oviedo. The bar menu here is tequila- and rum-centric so come for a rum drink accompanied by some tapas. The food here is foRead more
92% recommended
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Ember - Orlando

$$$$·American·
Downtown Orlando
139 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Groups
Visitors who love nightclubs will consider Ember to be one of the best bars in the area. This venue has dance parties nearly every night. While there, guests can order strong cocktRead more
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David's Club - Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Champions Gate
360 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
For a true sports bar, check out David’s Club at the Omni Resort at ChampionsGate. This dark, wooden bar with lots of TVs is great for any sports fan who wants to see their favoritRead more
83% recommended

1921 Mount Dora

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Mount Dora
1,373 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Creative Cuisine
For wine lovers, one of the best bars in Orlando and its suburbs is 1921 Mount Dora. Located in Mount Dora, a nearby suburb, 1921 offers upscale food in a very sophisticated settinRead more
93% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Orlando / Central Florida East
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Dexter's - Lake Mary

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Lake Mary
242 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
Located in the Thornton Park neighborhood of Lake Mary is Dexter’s. This cozy neighborhood spot is a good place to bring the family when all the grown-ups are too tired to cook, orRead more
91% recommended

DoveCote

$$$$·American·
Downtown Orlando
873 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
One of the best bars in Orlando, DoveCote, is right in the heart of the city’s downtown. This bar is calm and quiet thanks to its location away from the theme parks. DoveCote is a Read more

Earls Kitchen + Bar - Mall at Millenia

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Downtown Orlando
870 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Birthdays
Located at the Mall at Millennia is one of Orlando’s best bars for delicious cocktails in a laid, back trendy setting. Earls offers upscale food, a cozy atmosphere styled with mid-Read more
85% recommended

B.B. King's Blues Club - Orlando - Permanently Closed

$$$$·American·
I Drive / Sand Lake
2,517 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Fun
  • Good for Birthdays
Much like its original sister location in Memphis, TN, B.B. King’s Blues Club in Orlando is as much about the drinks and eats as it is about the tunes. Music wafts through the air Read more
95% recommended
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Urbain 40 - Permanently Closed

$$$$·American·
I Drive / Sand Lake
742 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for Birthdays
Urbain 40 is a great option for a bar in Orlando for visitors who want something sophisticated and quiet. This white table-cloth, upscale brasserie and lounge offers excellent foodRead more
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