Top Choice Barbecue in Orlando

Yellow Dog Eats

Housed in what was once a general store, with a tin roof, courtyard dining, an old boys' school locker filled with bottled beer, and an eclectic mix of quirky dog-inspired decor, this laid-back boho Orlando gem serv…
Top Choice American in Orlando

Smiling Bison

Don't be turned off by the dive exterior and empty lot surrounds of this spunky little unaffected delight tucked just beyond the congestion of E Colonial Dr. Famous for its bison burger, served on an English-muffin-…
Top Choice American in Orlando

K Restaurant

Chef and owner Kevin Fonzo, one of Orlando's most celebrated and established field-to-fork foodie stars, earns local and national accolades year after year, but this neighborhood favorite remains wonderfully unassum…
Diner in Orlando

Johnny Rockets

Straight out of Happy Days, with red vinyl seating, lots of chrome and flip-style jukeboxes on the tables; the Fonz would feel right at home at this burger-joint chain.
Burgers in Orlando

Graffiti Junktion American Burger Bar

This little neon graffiti-covered happenin' hangout, with courtyard dining and regular drink specials, is all about massive burgers with attitude. Top yours with a fried egg, artichoke hearts, chili, avocado and mor…
Burgers in Orlando

Five Guys Burgers and Fries

Sure, it's a fast-food burger joint chain. Sure, you can find them scattered through Florida and beyond. But this Obama favorite, an easy drive from Universal Orlando, has some of the best burgers and fries in town.
Diner in Orlando

B-Line Diner

Inside the giant Hyatt Regency, a retro-styled cafe serving basic but good diner food 24/7.
Diner in Orlando

White Wolf Café & Bar

Neighborhood diner cafe, with tiffany-styled chandeliers, a massive wooden bar and a mishmash of antiques. Come for the stick-to-your bones breakfasts and a Bloody Mary.
American in Orlando

Dexters of Thornton Park

Neighborhood restaurant with outdoor seating and wine by the flight, glass or bottle. The popular daily brunch includes interesting twists to breakfast mainstays, including pepper-jack grits, apple-pie french toast,…
American in Orlando

Eden Bar

Island-vibe outdoor dining under the giant cypress of the ultracool Enzian Theater. The delightfully eclectic menu ranges from pear prosciutto pizza and quinoa stuffed peppers to fried chicken and country fried stea…