The Best Bars for Foodies in Orlando

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.

The OpenTable Team
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
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7:00 PM

Raglan Road Irish Pub

$$$$·Irish·
Lake Buena Vista
7,933 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 host of beer on tap ...

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Hot Spot in Orlando / Central Florida East
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Señor Frog's - Orlando

$$$$·Mexican·
I Drive / Sand Lake
644 reviews
  • Hot Spot
  • Late-night Find
  • Good for Groups

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 Frog's is on Internatio...

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Late Night Find in Orlando / Central Florida East

STK - Orlando

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Lake Buena Vista
6,135 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Vibrant Bar Scene

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. Visitors come here for a ...

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Most Booked in Orlando / Central Florida East

Hard Rock Cafe - Orlando

$$$$·American·
I Drive / Sand Lake
2,629 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Fun

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 music in addition to a ...

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House of Blues Restaurant & Bar - Orlando

$$$$·American·
Lake Buena Vista
3,171 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

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, and taking in live musi...

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The Edison

$$$$·American·
Lake Buena Vista
2,419 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Special Occasion
  • Handcrafted Cocktails

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 imbibe. The atmosphere in...

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Hot Spot in Orlando / Central Florida East
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Sugar Factory - Orlando

$$$$·American·
I Drive / Sand Lake
5,908 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Kid-friendly
  • Good for Birthdays

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 sweet sugary drink to...

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Most Booked in Orlando / Central Florida East
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Cafe Murano

$$$$·Italian·
Altamonte Springs
795 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem

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 Springs. Nightly, they serv...

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Outdoor Dining in Orlando / Central Florida East

Wine Bar George - A Restaurant & Bar

$$$$·American·
Lake Buena Vista
2,431 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies

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 of wines. Come here to...

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Notable Wine List in Orlando / Central Florida East
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Ember - Orlando

$$$$·American·
Downtown Orlando
177 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Bar Seating

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 cocktails while they get ...

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Hot Spot in Orlando / Central Florida East
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David's Club - Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Champions Gate
491 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for a Date

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 favorite team play while aw...

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1921 Mount Dora

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Mount Dora
1,753 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • 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 setting. The restaurant ha...

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Fit for Foodies in Orlando / Central Florida East
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Dexter's - Lake Mary

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Lake Mary
305 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
  • Bar Seating

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, or it’s a spot that’s ...

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DoveCote

$$$$·American·
Downtown Orlando
1,080 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
  • Handcrafted Cocktails

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 French-themed brasse...

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Earls Kitchen + Bar - Mall at Millenia

$$$$·American·
Downtown Orlando
1,077 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion

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-century faux wood dé...

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