2017 may not be a perfect year but it sure has been a dynamic one for dining in Orlando.  New Orlando restaurants have been popping up all over the city leaving us salivating with anticipation and curiosity.  We took a little food tour to find out what restaurants are a must before 2017 closes its doors and another year of restaurants in Orlando to look forward to. 

Muddy Waters A Two Chefs Restaurant

The newest member to the Thornton Park District, Muddy Waters a Two Chefs Restaurant offers fresh seafood, oyster bar, and amazing drink specials.


Now open at Disney Springs STK just celebrated their 1year anniversary but we still consider it a new and a must try if you're looking for delicious dining in the Disney area. 

The Polite Pig

The Polite Pig brings a new twist on favorite local flavors to Disney Springs. A sister restaurant to The Ravenous Pig, Cask & Larder, and Dovecote—it features a variety of wood-fired smoked and grilled entrees. 

Wahlburgers Waterford Lakes

Wahlburgers has reworked its menu to showcase their popular chef inspired dishes including a new host of hearty and lighter offerings. Take a look and you’ll see that Chef Paul has put his own spin on thanksgiving with the holiday inspired turkey burger and sweet potato tots. 

Luke's Kitchen and Bar

Luke’s will focus on classic American cuisine, using seasonal ingredients and responsibly-sourced proteins. Welcome to Luke’s Kitchen and Bar, the third concept by the partners of Park Lights Hospital.

Photo Provided By: Luke's Kitchen and Bar Facebook. 

Orlando Meats

Whole animal butcher shop featuring locally sourced, pasture-raised meats. Orlando Meats is a family-owned, whole animal butcher shop and restaurant born out of a deep appreciation for good food.

Teak Neighborhood Grill

The local GastroPub may not be new to Orlando but they have a NEW location coming to Orlando. Soon you'll be able to enjoy great hand crafted food paired with a growing craft beer menu in not one but two locations in Orlando! 


Our mission is to redefine the meaning of real Mexican dining on American soil. MESA21 resembles a place of freedom, growth, and adventure just like the age 21. 

The Halal Guys

Bringing you the best and most current information about The Halal Guys in Orlando, Florida! The Halal Guys are the pioneers of American Halal Food. Grand Opening of the Orlando location is scheduled for August 11th. 

Big Kahuna's Island Style Bowls

Now open!!!! Come and get your Hawaiian style poke bowls and Dole Whip in a cool, casual environment. Coming soon to Orlando! Hawaiin style poke bowls and Dole Whip in a cool, casual environment.

Circo Orlando

Circo offers upscale Italian fare built upon a foundation of signature Tuscan recipes from the kitchen of Mamma Egidiana Maccioni.

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