Show the one you love how special they are to you with a romantic dinner for two. The city beautiful has plenty of romantic restaurants in Orlando to choose from. Here are some of our favorites. Everything from sushi, Thai, Cuban, American, Italian cuisine, gastropubs and more. Options for vegans and people with food allergies are listed below. There is something for every type of mood. Prices range across the board. Below are some restaurants to impress and spice up any night.
Most of the cuisines are handmade from scratch and the chefs will gladly prepare food according to any food allergy or specifications desired for a seamless night of decadence and bliss. Orlando has something for everyone, from casual to upscale venues. Below are 20 restaurants to look into for your next date night or "get to know you" evening.
For the Italian foodies couples...Prato features handcrafted Italian cuisine, a vibrant bar scene, and year-round al fresco dining. Blending simplicity and inspiration, Prato in Winter Park celebrates cuisine from Italy’s rich culinary landscape. Enjoy the neutral colors of the wooden decor and warm lighting Prato has to offer.
For the upscale couples...Farm-to-table, grow walls, light and fresh plates, seasonal, sustainable, local, open and inviting atmosphere, organic, market. It has great service and atmosphere. I highly recommend this place. They are very conscious of food allergies and food preparations. Their location is in Winter Park. They offer American Traditional cuisine. Food allergy-friendly!
Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House embodies the rich tradition of the classic American steakhouse, serving USDA Prime Beef, fresh seafood and premium wines from our award-winning wine selection.
In search of delicious, expertly prepared seafood and steaks? Look no further than Eddie V's Prime Seafood Restaurant on International Drive. Complement your meal with a hand crafted cocktail poured with precision or sit at the intimate V Lounge bar area during happy hour and listen to live jazz music.
For the upscale, local eaters, and fitness couples...Through rustic cooking techniques like oak-fire grilling and brick-oven roasting, Seasons 52 creates dishes that are naturally lighter with a promise that no menu item is more than 475 calories. Seasons 52 menu changes all of the time, with delicious new offerings. My personal favorite dish is the cedar plank salmon with roasted vegetables. The service is impeccable. On certain nights they have a bar with live piano and singing performers. There is great seating with views of the lake and inside has soft lighting and an incredible wine selection and more. Handmade cocktails and sodas are available. This location is located in the Dr. Phillips area.
For the elegant and upscale couple...Nestled just off the beaten path on Restaurant Row, this cozy and comfortable restaurant provides fine dining, excellent service, and relaxed elegance. This is a great elegant American wine bar. This location is in the Dr. Phillips area.
For the upscale and metropolitan couples... Kres is an upscale, award-winning steakhouse in the heart of Downtown Orlando. They ranked the 1st Place for best restaurant downtown. The atmosphere is classic due to it's 1930's architecture. Kres offers valet and private dining experiences. Their cooking style is creative and modern, offering seafood, and a variety of other dishes.
For the metropolitan couples...K Restaurant Wine Bar is an upscale venue located in College Park. K's menu changes daily according to the freshest ingredients available daily. Everything is sourced from Central Florida Farms. The atmosphere is casual with great service.
For the southern comfort couples...Award-Winning Southern contemporary cuisine in the heart of Thornton Park. They accept open table reservations as well. All dishes are inspired by locally sources cuisine. It has a fully stocked bar and can be casual or dressy.
For the high class and dressy couples...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. Grab a glass of your favorite drink and make memories at Luma on Park.
For the gluten-free and allergy couples...The name Cask & Larder has two meanings; “Cask” refers to the beer being made in-house and “Larder” the deep-rooted name for a Southern pantry. They utilize southern-sourced, seasonal ingredients for the ultimate dining experience. The atmosphere is very trendy, with delectable southern cuisine.
Tailor your visit with a four-course dining experience including cheese fondue, salad, entree, and dessert. Or, come by for fondue cheese paired with that perfect glass of wine from The Melting Pot's exclusive wine list. The fondue restaurant in Longwood has a romantic atmosphere with low lighting and small bites to share.
For the trendy and casual couple...The Gastropub is a traditional pub experience, add a passionate culinary team and pair with an elevated dining experience. This local eat is located in Winter Park. This location has an easy trendy vibe, with a fully stocked bar with valet and street parking. They offer catering and takeout services.
For the homemade couples...The Strand was conceived as a small neighborhood restaurant with the purpose of becoming an everyday tradition in the larger fabric of Orlando. They offer fresh and locally sourced foods, of which are all made from scratch. The Strand has craft beer and wines to pair with their rotating inventory. This would be a great place for someone with food allergies to try, since you can specify your ramifications before your meal. They take reservations. This location is in central Downtown Orlando.
For the steak lover couples....STK is an upscale steakhouse in The Landing, of which is now open at Disney Springs! It offers innovative cuisine and patio seating. Reservations are allowed. The closeness of the entertainment Disney Springs has to offer adds to a night full of surprises. The ambiance is upscale casual.
For sushi lovers, and the raw, or cooked couples... Shari has some of the best sushi I have ever tasted. 407area highly recommends this location in Thornton Park. They have gluten free options! They adhere to allergies, while maintaining authentic cuisine. Shari Sushi Lounge is the best combination of style and elegance with the attention to detail and service bringing you some of the best drinks and Sushi Orlando has to offer. This is my favorite sushi in Thornton Park! I highly recommend this location for the perfect sushi date night.
For the sports couple... Lion's Pride has exceptional food and service. I highly recommend this restaurant. It is a great place to watch soccer games from around the world, grab some great food and drinks in stadium style seats. The location has lounge areas, bar seating, to more intimate areas up stairs in the central Downtown Orlando area. There is a mixture of casual and semi formal attendees. The crowd is a mixture of sports and food enthusiasts. This location is very food allergy friendly as well. Everything is made fresh and ready to order to any specifications.
For the adventurous and authentic couples...Shin Jung Korean restaurant is an authentic upscale Korean Style BBQ and grill bulgogi. Dishes offered are made accordingly to the 17th century Chosun Dynasty. They offer vegetarian options as well. They use no MSG in their food.
For the art, fit, and environmentally conscious couples... They offer coffee and tea as well. The atmosphere is modern chic, with fantastic art to look at, while you dine. Vegetarian options are available, and they are keenly aware of food allergies. Soy, nut, and gluten free options are available! Just be sure to let them know. The Sanctum is health advocates with particular foodie tastebuds committed to redefining the way people think about healthy food. All ingredients are non-GMO and 85-90% is organic.
For the vegan and environmentally conscious couples...Dandelion is Green Certified by Green America for it’s sustainable business practices and viewed as a place where progressive-minded and health conscious folk can come to enjoy high quality healthy food. This place is located in Thornton Park.