The Best Cheap Eats in Orlando

The OpenTable Team

The bustling city of Orlando is one of America's central locations for fun, family, culture, and cuisine. Alongside all the thriving theme parks and wonderful natural attractions, the cheap eats of Orlando deliver inexpensive, hearty meals to the visitors and locals traveling to central Florida. But where are the city's smartest, savviest diners headed out to when they're looking for an inexpensive meal in Orlando? Welcome to our Tastemakers List. Here, we've gathered information from the city's in-the-know diners to put together this list of the best cheap eats in Orlando. From local neighborhood pubs and bars to down-home fish shacks and downtown restaurants, the best cheap eats of Orlando deliver great food at great prices to all who travel there. Grab a table and grab a cheap meal in Orlando tonight!

Restaurants:Ovation Bistro & Bar - Davenport - PRIORITY SEATING, Wine Bar George - A Restaurant & Bar, Ovation Bistro & Bar- Winter Haven - PRIORITY SEATING
Price Range:$$ - $$
Cuisines:American, Steakhouse
Neighborhoods:Davenport, Lake Buena Vista, Winter Haven

Ovation Bistro & Bar - Davenport - PRIORITY SEATING

$$$$·American·
Davenport
568 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Comfort Food
The Davenport location of this Central Florida favorite chain is a spot for some of the best cheap eats in Orlando. Stop into this modern and sleek American bistro for daily lunch Read more
93% recommended
American in Orlando / Central Florida East

Wine Bar George - A Restaurant & Bar

$$$$·American·
Lake Buena Vista
1,269 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
This upscale spot in Disney Springs is a local favorite for great wine and excellent cheap eats. Stop in for the weekday lunch for a glass of red or white and highlights like the cRead more
97% recommended
Best Ambiance in Orlando / Central Florida East

Ovation Bistro & Bar- Winter Haven - PRIORITY SEATING

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Winter Haven
316 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
One of the top local hot spots for an excellent meal and a beer, the Ovation Bistro & Bar is a prime hang-out spot for friends and families. Stop in for a favorite off the Ovation Read more
100% recommended

Park Pizza & Brewing Company

$$$$·Pizzeria·
South Orlando
292 reviews
  • Great Beer
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem
This Lake Nona neighborhood favorite is a great spot for cheap eats in Orlando. Park specializes in craft pizza pies and in-house brewed beers. The brews are a must-get at Park. TrRead more
94% recommended
Vibrant Bar Scene in Orlando / Central Florida East

The Tap Room at Dubsdread

$$$$·American·
Downtown Orlando
1,236 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Lunch
Right on the beautiful Dubsdread golf course, The Tap Room is an excellent spot for some inexpensive meals in the city. The Tap Room boasts one of the finest beer selections in OrlRead more
98% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Orlando / Central Florida East

Chroma Modern Bar + Kitchen

$$$$·Contemporary American·
South Orlando
933 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
This creative, farm-to-table restaurant off of Lake Nona Boulevard is one of the prime places for cheap eats in Orlando. The weekday happy hour is a menu highlight. Head in before Read more
96% recommended
Contemporary American in Orlando / Central Florida East

De La Vega - Oviedo

$$$$·Latin American·
Oviedo
199 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Creative Cuisine
A sleek Latin-styled restaurant in the heart of Orlando, De La Vega is a prime spot for happy hour eats. Stop in for the “7,7,7” menu, offering seven cocktails and seven tapas for Read more
91% recommended
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Bulla Gastrobar - Winter Park

$$$$·Spanish·
Winter Park
1,204 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
In the heart of Winter Park, this Spanish tapas favorite serves up some of the best cheap eats in Orlando. Try the prix-fixe “magical” dinner menu or select from the daily happy hRead more
96% recommended

Splitsville Restaurant Orlando - Dining Only

$$$$·American·
Lake Buena Vista
112 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Kid-friendly
  • Fun
Splitsville isn't a place for breakups. Instead, this engaging and fun restaurant is the place to go in Orlando for some excellent bowling action. It's also a fine place for some oRead more
95% recommended
Kid Friendly in Orlando / Central Florida East

House of Blues Restaurant & Bar - Orlando

$$$$·American·
Lake Buena Vista
2,509 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Casual
  • Fun
Live music and cheap eats are one of the restaurant scene's most unbeatable combinations, and few places do it better than the House of Blues. The Orlando installment of this natioRead more
91% recommended

Hard Rock Cafe - Orlando

$$$$·American·
I Drive / Sand Lake
1,853 reviews
  • Fun
  • Good for Groups
  • Casual
Prepare to head-bang and enjoy some of the best cheap eats in Orlando at the Hard Rock Cafe. The Orlando outpost of this nationally-renowned chain is a place to enjoy some live musRead more
87% recommended

Señor Frog's - Orlando

$$$$·Mexican·
I Drive / Sand Lake
404 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Groups
  • Fun
The famous nightlife hot spot called Senor Frog's has one of its signature restaurants in Orlando. This eclectic, beloved local spot is a place for great drinks, cheap food, and plRead more
Good for Groups in Orlando / Central Florida East

B.B. King's Blues Club - Orlando

$$$$·American·
I Drive / Sand Lake
2,515 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Fun
  • Good for Birthdays
The King of Blues may be gone, but his soul and music lives on in his signature music and food chain. This lively and welcoming restaurant is one of the best places for cheap eats Read more
95% recommended
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Bahama Breeze - Orlando - Grand National

$$$$·Seafood·
I Drive / Sand Lake
106 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Happy Hour
The downtown location of this local hot spot serves some of the best cheap eats in Orlando. A relaxed and engaging island-style restaurant, this is an excellent place for families Read more
89% recommended
Kid Friendly in Orlando / Central Florida East

Bahama Breeze - Kissimmee - The Loop

$$$$·Seafood·
Kissimmee
277 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Casual
  • Happy Hour
Take a trip to the tropical islands without leaving Orlando at the lively, Caribbean-themed Bahama Breeze. An engaging spot in Kissimmee, the Bahama Breeze is one of the best placeRead more
96% recommended
Kid Friendly in Orlando / Central Florida East

Marlow's Tavern

$$$$·American·
I Drive / Sand Lake
371 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for a Date
One of the top spots for cheap eats in Orlando, the downtown location of this Southern chain restaurant favorite is an upscale American pub with a creative menu. The classic tavernRead more
82% recommended
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Canvas Restaurant and Market

$$$$·Contemporary American·
South Orlando
1,156 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Neighborhood Gem
Right on the waterfront, the Canvas Restaurant and Market is the Orlando spot for cheap eats and great views. Stop into this lively, engaging Southern-Latin styled marketplace and Read more
95% recommended
Scenic View in Orlando / Central Florida East

Marlow's Tavern - Winter Park

$$$$·American·
Winter Park
195 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
  • Comfort Food
The Winter Park location of this fabled Southern chain is a relaxed and welcoming restaurant with some of the best cheap eats in Orlando. Grab some of the crispy J.T.'s kettle chipRead more
91% recommended
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