Norman's at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando
NORMAN'S cuisine, is a celebration of the many different culinary and cultural influences that make Florida a unique place; it seamlessly combines Caribbean, Latin-American, and Asian flavors in dishes such as Yuca stuffed Crispy Shrimp, Key West Yellowtail Snapper, or Roasted Pork Havana.
Norman's has private dining options for groups from 8-400 guests. Allow Norman's to prepare a custom menu for your group showcasing the inspirations of Florida's most awarded James Beard recipient Chef Norman Van Aken. Guests may work with our sommelier for personalized wine pairings.View Private Dining Details
Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers
We will be serving a four course pre-fixe menu in celebration of the holiday.
Price will be $110++ per adult with an optional $55++ wine pairing per person. Children's menu for kids 12 and under. We require a $25 per person deposit to finalize your reservations.
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers
Happy Holidays! We will be serving a four course pre-fixe menu for this evening. Price will be $135++ per person with an optional $59++ wine pairing available. Children 12 & under will have the regular kids menu available. Deposit will be $25 per person and applied to your final bill.
Monday, December 24, 2018
New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers
Happy Holidays! We will be offering a Four Course menu to ring in the New Year. Price will be $175++ for adults with an additional $85++ wine pairing available. $50++ for children 12 & under. We will require a deposit of $50 per person to guarantee your reservation. Happy Holidays!
Monday, December 31, 2018
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Great restaurant. Ambiance was quality. Menu offered wide variety. Caviar was excellent and not available at many restaurants even those considered fine dining.
Service very attentive and chef amenable to additions and modifications. Excellent fresh seafood prepared perfectly.
Vintage Port available was excellent year and perfect end to our meal
Possibly the best "foodie" food in Orlando. Extraordinary dishes prepared to order in a wonderful environment and by a great service team. I can't say enough about what a phenomenal dining experience Norman's is.
I enjoyed my meal and the service was great!
Special birthday dinner for my love
Beautiful dining experience! Exceptional service!
Always such a wonderful experience.
Great place for a date or meeting. I had the grouper and it did not disappoint.
We had a great time in Norman’s
Loved the food and service
Spoiled by loud diners at the next table. Food was exquisite. Service was very good. Waiters attentive with good explanations.
This place isn’t cheap! But if you want a dining experience just like you see in movies about fancy restaurants, this is your place.
You will be treated like royalty.
The menu is limited, but don’t worry. We all ordered off the menu and they were happy to fulfill our requests. From grouper prepared a special way to French fries for my daughter!
The staff excels at making you feel like an honored guest.
You pay a lot of money to eat here, but the once in a lifetime experience is worth it!
Wonderful! Lived up to reputation as being one of the best.
First year wedding anniversary
Went for our 5 year anniversary and were not disappointed. Impeccable service, clean, inviting atmosphere, food was outstanding. Attention to detail, hospitable, perfect.
You cannot find higher food quality or taste sensations—exceptional
Been a customer for years, and I’m sorry to say it now a regular restaurant instead of a fantastic experience....
We had dinner at Norman's and it was an outstanding experience. The location is marvellous, the food is delicious and the winelist very impressive. Very good wine selection by the glass. A special award goes to the excellent team of waiters, sommelier and of course the kitchen brigade! What a pleasure to be here, what a good idea to come back on our next visit to Orlando! A couple from Switzerland
We Love Normans!
Food , Staff, Ambiance....all 5 stars
Norman's is not pretentious, but the food, service and atmosphere is great for a special occasion. The service is exemplary and timed so that everyone at the table is served at the same time, and the food and presentation are both excellent.
Outstanding food, wine and service
Exceeded all expectations. Worth any special occasion. Try the tableside ceviche
We enjoyed Norman's , we were seated early, we got there early, it was raining so we left home early .... It was Linda's ( my girl friend ) Birthday .... we started with a salad , which was very good ... Oh, they gave us a glass of Champagne when we were seated .... I had the Steak, which was too die for, Best Ever, Linda had the Yellow Tail , which she just loved, and talked about on the way home ...... The Desert, well, I think Norman's could do Better .... I have had better deserts, at other Fine Dinning places ..... But over all, it was a Great Dinner, and Linda loved it, and that's what counts , Right ?
What a wonderful dining experience. Fernando and the whole service team were excellent and the fold rivals the best we've had anywhere in the world. The conch chowder, pork havana, and grouper were terrific. We really cant say enough about how thrilled we were about this gem of a restaurant. Thanks to everyone who made it such a great experience.
The food and service at Norman’s was outstanding. We ate outside and it was wonderful. Wagu beef was excellent. Everyone from the bartender to the waitstaff were very knowledgeable.
It was our second time in the restaurant after a very delightful first try. Unfortunately everything that could go wrong went wrong. The fish entree of my wife was very unexciting, I had to return my $88 wague dish twice (first one tasted like ash, the second was raw) and then I changed it to filet mignon which was tasty. The waiter was a rookie and made many rookie mistakes - a nice person though. Everything was compensated in the bill so that's why the three star rating not one star.
Excellent staff, excellent cuisine. My family and I had a most memorable evening at Norman's. Everyone went above and beyond to ensure that our needs were met. Thank you Norman's you deserve more than 5 stars.
One of the best dining experiences I’ve ever had. Fernando is a top server in the city and the mamagement here is impeccable.
Looking forward to many returns, thank j you for the gracious hospitality.
Went to this restaurant with another couple. We had 3 tapas dishes for starters and they were all good, especially the Steak Tatami, the Yellow Snapper main course was also excellent, Chicken breast in Caribbean Adobe was very good although I preferred the rice not the meat on top of the rice, both chicken and snapper were cooked to perfection.
Been meaning to go to this well-known, popular restaurant for some time and we just never did. We have been to various events at the Ritz over the years and knew we would like the restaurant. When thinking about where to take my wife for our anniversary we chose Norman's. We were not disappointed. Since it was our anniversary they started with a complimentary flute of champagne and a special Chef's choice tasting sample of a new appetizer they were going to be adding to the menu. Very nice! Food was excellent with the small dish and entrees being perfectly prepared and plated. Our server Stefan and his assistant Nicoletta were professional, poised and polished (forgive the alliteration). The Ceviche prepared tableside was the best I have tried. Thank you for making this evening memorable. We will be back!
Great service in a beautiful setting
Shrimp seviche was the best I have ever had, better than any shrimp cocktail. Private party outdoors limited seating to inside dining unfortunately.
Food is excellent but service was not near as good as our first time at Norman’s serval months ago.
Food and service were amazing. We opted for several sharing plates and shared a main. Both the Conche Chowder and the Beef Tataki were exceptional. Would go back to try some of their other dishes.
This restaurant has an exquisite atmosphere, multiple servers to ensure your every need is taken care of and the presentation of the food matched the extraordinary flavors! You will not be disappointed.
Excellent restaurant with innovative dishes, superb service, and a great wine list and cocktails. I would return again if I get the chance.
Creative menu, very tasty, attentive wait staff, great tasting cocktails, a bit pricey but highly recommend it.
Good for date but recommend sitting outside because insides a little noisy if you want a private setting. Too crowded for intimate celebrations.
Norman's lived up to its reputation and diners and my table enjoyed such dishes as the delicious conch soup, perfectly prepared snapper, and mouth-watering filet. Seating took longer than expected on a busy night, but overall service was satisfactory for a restaurant of this caliber.
Excellent choice for a date or romantic dinner! We’ve been here twice in the past month and both times were a great experience. The restaurant is located in the Ritz-Carlton Hotel and valet parking is right by the entrance and service is prompt. Upon entering & checking in with the hostess you may spend a few minutes waiting at the bar for your table but the staff are attentive and helpful. The decor & ambiance are upscale & classic, the dining room itself being large and open with a high ceiling and elegant lighting. There is another bar located on one side of the dining room and the center of the room is divided by four impressive wine cabinets showcasing the available wines. The noise level in the room was louder on our second visit than it was on the first but the service on both occasions was excellent and some of the best I’ve had at any restaurant. Bread is served before dinner with a choice of multiple different olive oils, balsamic vinegars, butters, & salts. The food we tried was all very good & well presented - ask the server for suggestions or explanations of each item and you will find they are very knowledgeable about each. My date & I agreed both times that Norman’s is the best dining experience we’ve had in the Orlando area & we plan to return many times in the future!