Outdoor Dining in Orlando

Oustide dining at Walt Disney World Resort 

There's just something about dining outdoors that makes the meal taste extra delicious. And in Orlando we serve up plenty of fantastic food with a view.

Dining under the shade of palm trees, enjoying a lakeside breeze, or people watching along a bustling avenue are just some of Orlando's greatest gastro-perks. But the premier perk is that Orlando visitors can enjoy al fresco dining all year long!

Grab your shades and take a tour of our top choices for outdoor dining in Orlando.

Lakeside Dining

Bongo's Cuban Café - Downtown Disney

Bongos Cuban Café at Downtown Disney

Beyond the barriers of the typical enclosed bars, lounges, and nightclubs, this family restaurant offers spacious surrounding featuring Old Havana architecture, dominated by a massive pineapple-shaped adobe structure that fills the skyline of Downtown Disney.

Eddie V's Prime Seafood - Restaurant Row/Sand Lake Rd.

The sophisticated environment filled with sounds of live jazz set a sparkling atmosphere featuring a robust and varied selection of fish and shellfish hand selected from the top catches of the day along with critically acclaimed aged steaks.

Seasons 52 - Restaurant Row/Sand Lake Rd.

Enjoy a fresh dining experience that celebrates living well at Seasons 52, a fresh grill and wine bar. With its seasonally-inspired dining choices, award-winning international wine list and casually-sophisticated ambiance, there's always something new to discover...52 weeks a year.

SPICE Modern Steakhouse at Lake Eola - Downtown Orlando

SPICE Modern Steakhouse at Lake Eola

Experience a unique combination of top-notch steaks, exquisite atmosphere and an award-winning wine selection. Spice offers their extraordinary dining experience in two Orlando locations, Winter Park and downtown near Lake Eola.

Charming Avenues

Cityfish - Downtown Orlando

This neighborhood seafood restaurant represents an urban interpretation of the classic coastal fish shack and features a relaxed atmosphere with indoor and outdoor seating.

Columbia Restaurant - Downtown Celebration

Dine on authentic Spanish Cuban cuisine for lunch and dinner, featuring indoor and outdoor seating and tapas bar in this establishment that has been family-owned and operated for over 100 years.

LUMA on Park - Winter Park

LUMA on Park

Showcasing progressive American cuisine, daily menu updates, and one of the most extensive wine lists in Central Florida, LUMA on Park is the ultimate destination for fine wine and cuisine on Winter Park's famed Park Avenue.

Social Dining

Bahama Breeze - International Drive & Lake Buena Vista

Bahama Breeze Orlando

Experience a tropical escape with the food, drink and vibrant atmosphere found in the Caribbean featuring fresh, delicious seafood, distinctive chicken dishes and flame-grilled steaks, accompanied by refreshing, hand-crafted tropical drinks.

Ember - Downtown Orlando

Dine in an open air bar and restaurant with the feel of a sophisticated but casual Mediterranean Social Club. Ember is unlike any other indoor/outdoor venue in Central Florida basting the largest outdoor terrace in Downtown Orlando.

Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville - Universal CityWalk

The music, lyrics and laid back island attitude of Jimmy Buffett comes to life at this popular landmark restaurant. The menu features a unique combination of Key West and Caribbean foods we refer to as "Floribbean Cuisine." Hang at the Porch of Indecision for the best views of CityWalk.

Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar - Pointe Orlando/International Drive

Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar 

Sit back and enjoy the island lifestyle while dining on a tropical treat at Tommy Bahama's Restaurant & Bar. Savor the chef's eclectic, tropical fare or just unwind with one of the many delicious cocktails. Enjoy the fresh air and dine al fresco on a large patio near the Pointe Orlando fountain.

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