The Best Cheap Eats in Orlando

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!

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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
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Date
Time
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Ovation Bistro & Bar - Davenport - PRIORITY SEATING

$$$$·American·
Davenport
716 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem

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 specials. Try one of...

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Neighborhood Gem in Orlando

Wine Bar George - A Restaurant & Bar

$$$$·American·
Lake Buena Vista
2,205 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic

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 chicken salad sandwic...

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Notable Wine List in Orlando / Central Florida East
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Ovation Bistro & Bar- Winter Haven - PRIORITY SEATING

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Winter Haven
370 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date

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 wood-fired menu, lik...

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Park Pizza & Brewing Company

$$$$·Pizzeria·
South Orlando
455 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Casual

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. Try the “Boo Radler,” ...

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The Tap Room at Dubsdread

$$$$·American·
Downtown Orlando
1,700 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
  • Scenic View

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 Orlando, with favorites...

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Great for Lunch in Orlando / Central Florida East
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Chroma Modern Bar + Kitchen

$$$$·Contemporary American·
South Orlando
1,367 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date

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 or after going to th...

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Contemporary American in Orlando
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De La Vega - Oviedo

$$$$·Latin American·
Oviedo
200 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Great for Outdoor Dining

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 only seven dollars e...

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Bulla Gastrobar - Winter Park

$$$$·Spanish·
Winter Park
1,580 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date

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 hour specials. Happy ...

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Splitsville Restaurant Orlando - Dining Only

$$$$·American·
Lake Buena Vista
295 reviews
  • Kid-friendly
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch

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 of the best cheap eat...

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Kid Friendly in Orlando

House of Blues Restaurant & Bar - Orlando

$$$$·American·
Lake Buena Vista
3,016 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Groups

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 national chain is a livel...

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Hard Rock Cafe - Orlando

$$$$·American·
I Drive / Sand Lake
2,486 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fun
  • Great for Lunch

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 music and fantastic roc...

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Señor Frog's - Orlando

$$$$·Mexican·
I Drive / Sand Lake
593 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Good for Birthdays

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 plenty of dancing and ...

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Bahama Breeze - Orlando - Grand National

$$$$·Seafood·
I Drive / Sand Lake
190 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Good for Groups
  • Creative Cuisine

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 to head before or af...

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Good for Groups in Orlando / Central Florida East

Bahama Breeze - Kissimmee - The Loop

$$$$·Seafood·
Kissimmee
308 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for Birthdays

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 places for cheap eats in ...

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Late Night Find in Orlando / Central Florida East
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Marlow's Tavern

$$$$·American·
I Drive / Sand Lake
423 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies

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 tavern burgers are one of ...

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Canvas Restaurant and Market

$$$$·Contemporary American·
South Orlando
1,645 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups

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 cafe for some of its...

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Great for Brunch in Orlando / Central Florida East
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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 chips with gorgonzola ch...

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

$$$$·American·
I Drive / Sand Lake
2,517 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 in Orlando. Enjoy th...

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