38 scrumptious days, 65 restaurants, and so many different ways to have a three-course meal: you can taste it all for just $35/person! From August 28th through October 4th, you can enjoy all that Orlando Magical Dining has to offer. It may look a little different this year, but the show must go on! Choose the restaurants that have your preferred dining method (dine-in, take-out, or delivery) to match your comfort level during this time. We’re highlighting our favorite restaurants within some of the “cuisine” categories offered on the Orlando Magical Dining site along with the addition of some of our own subcategories!

American

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1. Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant

Dining Type(s): Dine-in

Location: 529 Alafaya Trail, Orlando, FL 32828

The menu at Cooper’s Hawk proudly features a variety of contemporary-American dishes. They also offer a wine match guide. With a full-service bar, private event space, Napa-style tasting room, and more, this won’t be your average dining experience.

2. Café Tu Tu Tango

Dining Type(s): Dine-in and take-out

Location: 8625 South International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819

Café Tu Tu Tango highlights an all appetizer-style menu with a variety of flavors from across the globe. The restaurant constantly features spontaneous entertainment like salsa dancers and live artists!

Fondue

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1. The Melting Pot

Dining Type(s): Dine-in

Location: 7549 West Sand Lake Road, Orlando, FL 32819

From bread to dessert, The Melting Pot will leave your tastebuds begging for more. This restaurant provides a unique and interactive experience for your family and friends.

French

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1. Chez Vincent

Dining Type(s): Dine-in and take-out

Location: 533 West New England Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789

Chez Vincent focuses on quality, traditional fine French cuisine. Chef Vincent’s primary goals are to serve the finest French cuisine, offer a casual atmosphere, and provide an extensive wine list.

Italian

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1. Terralina Crafted Italian

Dining Type(s): Dine-in

Location: 1650 Buena Vista Drive, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

The menu at Terralina Crafted Italian is a perfect blend of genuine flavors and authentic dishes. To top it off, the glass conservatory offers water’s-edge dining you won’t want to miss.

2. Antonio’s

Dining Type(s): Dine-in

Location: 611 South Orlando Avenue, Maitland, FL 32751

Antonio’s restaurant upstairs is a local favorite for great Italian food, fresh seafood, Certified Black Angus beef, and daily specialty creations from the Chef. So be sure to take in the satisfying blend of old world tradition and modern creativity when you visit.

Japanese & Sushi

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1. Umi

Dining Type(s): Dine-in and take-out

Location: 525 South Park Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789

The menu at Umi centers around bold, specialty fusion dishes that express both refinement and art. In fact, each item is meticulously prepared by the chefs from start to finish, ensuring that you leave feeling more than satisfied.

Mediterranean, Greek, and Turkish

Mediterranean, Greek, & Turkish Cuisine

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1. VINIA Wine & Kitchen

Dining Type(s): Dine-in

Location: 444 W New England Ave, #119, Winter Park, FL 32789

If you’re looking for a great glass of wine, VINIA Wine & Kitchen is the place to go! You can also find delicious tapas-style food and to-die-for desserts.

Spanish & Portuguese

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1. Tapa Toro Tapas Bar & Paella Pit

Dining Type(s): Dine-in and take-out

Location: 8441 International Drive, Suite 260, Orlando, FL 32819

The flavorful menu at Tapa Toro is perfect for those craving tapas-style dining. You can also try their 12-foot paella pit that features rice, vegetables, and meat or seafood. This dining experience, inspired by the culture and tradition of authentic Spanish cuisine, is truly unmatched.

Steak & Seafood

Steak

Orlando Magical Dining Fleming's

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1. Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

Dining Type(s): Dine-in, take-out, and delivery

Location: 8030 Via Dellagio Way, Orlando, FL 32819

With a world-class menu of hand-selected premium steaks, Fleming’s is hard to resist. Don’t forget the wide selection of locally selected wines when you plan out your ideal meal!

2. Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse

Dining Type(s): Dine-in

Location: 8282 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819

Save up those calories because this meal at Fogo de Chão will be worth it! The gaucho chefs will expertly grill any of their 16 cuts of meat. You also won’t want to miss the gourmet salad bar, authentic side dishes, and award-winning wines.

Seafood

Orlando Magical Dining Eddie V's Prime Seafood

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1. Eddie V’s Prime Seafood

Dining Type(s): Dine-in

Location: 7488 West Sand Lake Road, Orlando, FL 32819

Eddie V’s proudly offers the finest seafood available. We love the sophisticated environment and sparkling atmosphere. Enjoy the live jazz filling the air too!

2. Big Fin Seafood Kitchen

Dining Type(s): Dine-in

Location: 8046 Via Dellagio Way, Orlando, FL 32819

Last, but not least, we have Big Fin. Big Fin is a one-of-a-kind favorite among locals and tourists. This 11,000 square foot restaurant draws you in with its relaxing energy. Also, we love the upscale yet casual vibe.

Orlando Magical Dining: What will your first stop be?

To sum up, we’re so thankful that Orlando Magical Dining has adapted to our “new normal” this year. Although they’re not required, reservations through OpenTable are strongly suggested. Need another excuse to go out? At the end of the program, restaurants donate $1 of each Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining dinner directly to Feed the Need Florida. Don’t miss the opportunity to sample some of Orlando’s best dining while supporting a deserving cause!

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