The Most Fun Restaurants in Orlando

The OpenTable Team

From the winding roller coasters at Universal Studios to the wild safari at the Animal Kingdom, Orlando has no shortage of places to play for all ages. In a city built for fun, Orlando restaurants rise to every occasion. Fun restaurants in Orlando offer entertainment, intriguing themes, and celebratory vibes. Go around the world at Epcot and try the foods of each country. Experience eateries inspired by the natural bounty of Florida's farms and waters. You might find dinner with a show, impeccable Gulf seafood with live jazz or an intimate fine-dining experience while chatting with the chef. But where do the savviest diners go when seeking good times and great food in Orlando? Welcome to the Tastemaker 20. We ranked the best among thousands using data from our most seasoned, expert diners. Book one of the 20 most fun restaurants in Orlando for an unforgettable experience.

Restaurants:La Boucherie - Orlando, 1921 Mount Dora, De La Vega - Oviedo
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:French, Contemporary American, Latin American
Neighborhoods:I Drive / Sand Lake, Mount Dora, Oviedo

La Boucherie - Orlando

$$$$·French·
I Drive / Sand Lake
116 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
La Boucherie, a French steakhouse chain offering cuisine created around its own artisanal butcher shop, has its first U.S. venue in Orlando. Here, the stars of the “cowhide” menu aRead more
83% recommended
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1921 Mount Dora

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Mount Dora
1,304 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
Anyone who appreciates art and fine cuisine will find a lot to love about 1921 Mount Dora, a restaurant inside a historic downtown home that's part of the Mount Dora Modernism MuseRead more
92% recommended

De La Vega - Oviedo

$$$$·Latin American·
Oviedo
199 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Creative Cuisine
De La Vega in Oviedo specializes in rum, tequila, and modern Latin-inspired tapas. Regulars love the restaurant's sophisticated cocktails and shared plates, which include ample vegRead more
91% recommended
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Chef's Table at the Edgewater

$$$$·American·
Winter Garden
1,885 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Chef Kevin Tarter and sommelier Laurie Tarter, a husband-and-wife team, present an acclaimed three-course prix-fixe menu at Chef's Table at the Edgewater in Winter Garden. Among otRead more
96% recommended
Best Overall in Orlando / Central Florida East

The Rose Plantation

$$$$·American·
Leesburg
316 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Diners at the lakefront Rose Plantation in Fruitland Park have a choice of seating in the formal dining room, on the open patio, or the enclosed garden veranda space. All are part Read more
98% recommended

B.B. King's Blues Club - Orlando

$$$$·American·
I Drive / Sand Lake
2,515 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Fun
  • Good for Birthdays
B.B. King's Blues Club in Orlando, one of a popular national chain that pays homage to the sounds and flavors of the south, is a fun restaurant in Orlando for anyone looking for liRead more
96% recommended
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Kobe Japanese Steakhouse - Kissimmee

$$$$·Japanese·
Kissimmee
1,009 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Birthdays
Kobe Japanese Steakhouse is a homegrown Florida chain established in 1984. It's become a local favorite in Kissimmee and elsewhere thanks to showmen chefs manning hibachi stations Read more
96% recommended
Japanese in Orlando / Central Florida East
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Raglan Road Irish Pub

$$$$·Irish·
Lake Buena Vista
6,046 reviews
  • Live Music
  • Fun
  • Authentic
As a restaurant at Disney Springs (part of Walt Disney World Resort with free admission), an eternally fun atmosphere surrounds Raglan Road Irish Pub. Inside it continues visitors'Read more
93% recommended
Hot Spot in Orlando / Central Florida East
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Wine Bar George - A Restaurant & Bar

$$$$·American·
Lake Buena Vista
1,253 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Wine Bar George is part of the Disney Springs complex, home to several of the most fun restaurants in Orlando. The restaurant boasts over 130 wines chosen by a master sommelier aloRead more
97% recommended
Best Ambiance in Orlando / Central Florida East

Sugar Factory - Orlando

$$$$·American·
I Drive / Sand Lake
4,131 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
  • Fun
A playful brand focusing on elaborate sweets, candies, and cocktails, Sugar Factory at Orlando's I-Drive 360 entertainment complex is a place to go for indulgences along with classRead more
82% recommended
Most Booked in Orlando / Central Florida East

Cafe Tu Tu Tango - Orlando

$$$$·Tapas / Small Plates·
I Drive / Sand Lake
3,582 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Fun
  • Good for Groups
An eclectic space for artists and performers as well as a restaurant, Cafe Tu Tu Tango invites diners to share small plates while immersed among painters, musicians, dancers, magicRead more
93% recommended
Great for Brunch in Orlando / Central Florida East

Pisces Rising

$$$$·Seafood·
Mount Dora
566 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
Pisces Rising presents sustainable farm-to-table fare with Florida- and Caribbean-inspired flavors inside its 1920s bungalow. The kitchen creates imaginative lunch, dinner, and SunRead more
86% recommended
Seafood in Orlando / Central Florida East

Ovation Bistro & Bar- Winter Haven - PRIORITY SEATING

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Winter Haven
314 reviews
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
  • Great for Lunch
A small, family-owned local chain (with restaurants in Davenport and Lakeland, as well as Winter Haven), Ovation Bistro and Bar specializes in meats smoked in-house. Its signature Read more
100% recommended

Hash House a Go Go - Orlando

$$$$·American·
I Drive / Sand Lake
466 reviews
  • Comfort Food
  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual
Hash House a Go Go presents “twisted farm food” inspired by the Midwest, which translates to enormous portions of classic American comfort food. The national chain, which has a dozRead more
84% recommended
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Taverna Opa - Orlando

$$$$·Greek·
I Drive / Sand Lake
2,314 reviews
  • Fun
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Birthdays
At Taverna Opa, diners enjoy nightly performances by belly dancers and traditional Greek musicians along with authentic Greek cuisine. The restaurant specializes in wood-fired meatRead more
91% recommended

Cafe Murano

$$$$·Italian·
Altamonte Springs
565 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
  • Scenic View
Local, seasonal ingredients go into Cafe Murano's from-scratch Italian cuisine, which leans toward classic dishes like chicken marsala, veal picatta, and steak Diane. A popular optRead more
97% recommended
Great for Brunch in Orlando / Central Florida East

Chroma Modern Bar + Kitchen

$$$$·Contemporary American·
South Orlando
929 reviews
  • Tapas
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Small plates, craft beers, and wines on tap are the big draws of Chroma Modern Bar + Kitchen in Lake Nona Town Center. Diners have a choice of indoor seating with views into the exRead more
95% recommended
Contemporary American in Orlando / Central Florida East

Pharmacy

$$$$·Contemporary American·
I Drive / Sand Lake
296 reviews
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
The speakeasy-inspired Pharmacy on Restaurant Row maintains its enigmatic vibe by eschewing signage, hiding behind a faux elevator door, and billing its food and drink as elixirs aRead more

Park Pizza & Brewing Company

$$$$·Pizzeria·
South Orlando
288 reviews
  • Great Beer
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem
The menus at Lake Nona's Park Pizza and Brewing Company, as its name suggests, revolve around its wood-fired pizzas and craft beers. It bills appetizers as “pre-pizza,” other disheRead more
96% recommended
Vibrant Bar Scene in Orlando / Central Florida East

The H

$$$$·Steakhouse·
I Drive / Sand Lake
632 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
The H restaurant, a Mediterranean steakhouse at the Marketplace at Dr. Phillips, presents the flavors of its Turkish chefs' homeland blended with diverse global influences. The kitRead more
92% recommended
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