Orlando is a very popular city among tourists, and for good reason. Theme parks, warm weather, and gorgeous scenery all work together to make Orlando, Florida. There’s so much to do, and you can plan your itinerary to the minute, but you never know what else might come up.
So, it’s a great idea to know some restaurants that are open until late if you’re running behind schedule, or even if you just want a late night snack. Fortunately for you, there are a lot of places in the area to choose from.
Several of these restaurants also happen to be supported by GiftYa, a virtual gift card company that allows you to send your loved ones money to spend at a participating location via an app. The recipient can then set up that balance with an existing credit or debit card— so they don’t have to remember to bring anything extra —and use it to treat themselves to a delicious meal.
Here are some of the best late night restaurants to go to in Orlando. While you’re considering paying one or more a visit, also consider purchasing a GiftYa!
8625 International Drive | Orlando | cafetututango.com
Located within the tourism corridor of Orlando, Cafe Tu Tu Tango serves small plates and tapas-style dishes that make it perfect for a late night snack with friends. The restaurant employs both artists and live entertainment to add to the ambiance and dining experience.
On the menu are dips, spreads, snacks, veggies, meats, seafood dishes, brick oven pan pizza, tacos, sliders, and sweets. There’s also a wide variety of drinks and a kid’s menu.
Cafe Tu Tu Tango is open from 11am until midnight on Mondays through Fridays, from 10 a.m. until midnight on Saturdays, and from 10 a.m. until 11 p.m. on Sundays. Happy hour is from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. on weekdays, and there’s brunch on the weekends.
“I am never disappointed with my experience here and always bring out-of-town friends here to experience the amazing brunch. From the entertainment to the food to the service this place is top notch!” - Yelp Review
5847 Grand National Drive | Orlando | tablacuisine.com
Tabla Indian Cuisine is a great place to go to celebrate a special occasion, and they also do catering if you want to book them for an event. They take a lot of pride in having an atmosphere that gives you a great dining experience and a hospitable staff that works together seamlessly.
Customers can order appetizers, soups, salads, tandoor dishes, vegetarian, chicken, goat, lamb, and seafood entrees, rice specialties, sides, breads, and much more! There are also gluten-free and vegan menus available for those with dietary restrictions.
This restaurant is open from 11:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. for lunch and from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m. for dinner on weekdays. On Saturdays and Sundays Tabla Indian Restaurant is open from 11:30 a.m. until 11 p.m.
“We tried almost everything!! It shares property with a hotel, but don't let that dissuade you!!! I detest having to choose a dish, but this place has "sampler" plates… Everything was so good. Incredible flavors. You have got to try out Tabla!!!” - Yelp Review
8103 International Drive | Orlando | bjsrestaurants.com
BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse takes care to make sure all guests will have a great dining experience. The spacious dining room is a great place to hold an event, the bar and cocktail area is full of flat-screen TVs so you won’t be short on entertainment, and the covered outdoor patio has a firepit so you won’t be cold.
The menu, also, accommodates everyone’s needs. Though BJ’s is very popular for their deep dish pizza, there are far more options available to customers such as slow-roasted entrees, and special vegan, gluten-free, and light menus— the last of which delivers a lot of flavor in less calories.
Hours at BJ’s are from 11am until midnight on Sundays through Thursdays and from 11 a.m. until 1 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.
“Amazing service. Came from out of state to enjoy and celebrate, and our server, Juliet, was friendly and warm. She was very attendant to our large group which isn't easy in the service industry.” - Yelp Review
802 Virginia Drive | Orlando | santiagosbodega.com
The relaxed and eclectic atmosphere at Santiago’s Bodega truly enhances the dining experiences. Guests can enjoy gorgeous decorations and delicious tapas dishes that are both inspired by the restaurant’s original location in Key West.
Soups, salads, cold and hot tapas— these make up the core of the menu at Santiago’s Bodega, but the food is only a small part of the experience, even if it is delicious.
Santiago’s Bodega is open from 11 a.m. until 2 a.m. on Mondays through Fridays and from 10 a.m. until 2 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.
“Delicious. I am all about fair pricing and good quality food. My friends and I came on a Sunday and they had happy hour (drinks and food). All four of us ordered food to share and it was amazing.” - Yelp Review
301 E Pine St | Orlando | 310restaurant.com
310 Park South in Winter Park, Florida, was first opened in 1999, and this restaurant in Orlando followed in 2008. It brings guests the same great food and vast wine selection with added space that many customers now use to celebrate special events or even hold business meetings.
On the lunch and dinner menu are starters, flatbreads, salads, sandwiches, burgers, pastas, entrees, sides, and desserts, but 310 Lakeside also serves brunch and has some great happy hour deals.
Hours are from 11:30 a.m. until 10 p.m. on Mondays through Thursdays, from 11:30 a.m. until 11 p.m. on Fridays, from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. on Saturdays, and from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. on Sundays.
“The food was perfect as always. I got the Chicken Pimento sandwich (fried breast, fried green tomato, bacon, field greens, pimento spread, brioche bun) and sautéed green beans. Excellent! Flavorful. The ingredients that should be crispy were perfectly done.”- Yelp Review
17 W Church St | Orlando | kresrestaurant.com
Kres Chophouse uses only the freshest of seasonal ingredients, and so there are frequent updates to the menu and new items to choose from, so it’s worth visiting no matter the time of year you find yourself in Orlando! They’ve won many awards, including “Best Late Night Dining.” Kres Chophouse lives by source, service, and style that all combine to give you a dining experience that’s a cut above the rest.
There are vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free dishes available. On the dinner menu at Kres Chophouse are starters, salads, classic and creative dishes, seafood, steaks and chops, plates for the table, entrees, desserts, and cocktails. You’ll also probably want to check out the lunch menu and the wine list.
Kres Chophouse is open from 11:30 a.m. until 11 p.m. on Mondays through Thursdays, 11:30 a.m. until midnight on Fridays, 5 p.m. until midnight on Saturdays, and from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. on Sundays.
“You wouldn't expect it, but this place has AMAZING options for Vegans! We've been there numerous times and they've always been incredibly accommodating. There's actually a dedicated vegan menu for lunch and dinner.” - Yelp Review
7512 Dr Phillips Blvd #80 | Orlando | thehorlando.com
The H Orlando prides itself on possessing international cooking expertise, which enables the restaurant to truly only serve the best of the best food. Together with great service and a one-of-a-kind atmosphere, it truly makes for a fantastic dining experience.
You can enjoy dry-aged steaks, fine wine, cocktails, food from an open-fire kitchen, and live entertainment at this restaurant. You can also book private parties at this location if you want to celebrate a special event!
Hours at The H are from 4pm until midnight on Sundays through Thursdays, though there are also lunch hours on Sunday specifically from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. The H is open from 4 p.m. until 2 a.m. on Fridays and from noon until 2 a.m. on Saturdays.
“This was my first time at this restaurant and all of it, from cocktails to dessert, was absolutely delicious. It is clear that the owner of the restaurant is very involved and clearly cares about the experience of the guests.” - Yelp Review
Authentic Italian food made from scratch at this late night restaurant in Orlando.
8717 International Drive | Orlando | miasitalian.com
Mia’s Italian Kitchen, located in a very central area of Orlando, is all about family tradition. The menu is made up of homestyle Italian recipes from the owner’s Sicilian grandmother, and includes house-made pastas, authentic soups, signature Sicilian pizzas cooked in the 800 degree brick oven, and much more besides.
And if you don’t come late at night, you can enjoy bottomless brunch from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. on weekends for great deals on delicious brunch food. So, Mia’s is the perfect place to go for a late night or a late start in the morning.
Mia’s Italian Kitchen is open from 3pm until 11 p.m. on Mondays through Thursdays, 3 p.m. until midnight on Fridays, and 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Happy hour is from 3pm until 7pm on weekdays.
“Mia's kitchen is a darling Italian food dining experience with comfortable seating, mood lighting and excellent service! Maria was lovely and allowed me to order slowly throughout the night, giving me suggestions along the way.” - Yelp Review
720 N Mills Ave | Orlando | toritoripub.com
Tori Tori is a Japanese restaurant that is both modern and traditional. The owner’s vision was to have traditional Japanese food served alongside a modern day cocktail bar, and they definitely make your experience in this restaurant unique. Their whole concept is built around the idea of “ichigo ichie,” which means “to live in the moment.” When someone visits Tori Tori, they will forget all their troubles and get to really relax in the moment.
They serve cold foods like oysters, scallops, cocktails, and more. Their hot food menu includes crab fried rice, lamb lollipops, and chicken karaage. They also offer a great selection of drinks like sake, Japanese beer, and highball cocktails.
“This place simply serves some of the best food in Orlando in the coziest and stylish environment in Orlando. This restaurant/bar should be be staple on anyone's destination list if they visit Orlando.”–Yelp Review
3400 E | Orlando | smokeybones.com
Smokey Bones is a restaurant that is all about meat, and they do it like no one else! Their meat masters will give guests everything they need, like smokey BBQ platters and all you can eat meat. Some of their meat options include burnt ends, bone-in ribeye, and filet mignon medallions. And they make sure that all their meat is seasoned and fire grilled to bring out the best flavors!
This restaurant also serves other great foods like pasta and seafood. You can try their fire grilled shrimp and salmon, their steakhouse mac, their double stack burger, or their nutty chicken salad. They also offer certain specials like BBQ party packs, Sunday brunch, and “bones after dark,” which means that customers can get late night food for just $4-$6.
“I usually never go to chain restaurants but I was told about their new King's Wings seasoning and I was curious! I love chicken wings and they definitely delivered. We ended the night with the bag of donuts, which are my sweet tooth very happy!”–Yelp Review
25 S Magnolia Ave | Orlando | harpandcelt.com
Harp & Celt Irish Pub & Restaurant offers a taste of Ireland right in Orlando! They make authentic Irish cuisine cooked just the way their customers want it. That includes dishes like Irish nachos, scotch eggs, and curry fries. Some favorites on the menu are Irish stew, steak & mushroom pie, and whiskey wings.
This restaurant offers weekend breakfast specials as well as draught specials and Sunday drink specials. Their weekend breakfast specials include the yank breakfast, the Irish benedict, and sausage sandwich. The draughts include Guinness, Magners Irish cider, and Harp. They even offer catering!
“Fantastic service and a great spot for large groups. The food is solid Irish pub fare. I enjoyed the mussels as an appetizer. Shepherd's pie was very good too. Everyone in my party was happy with their meals. Reasonably priced, cozy atmosphere, and friendly wait-staff. If I lived here I would definitely be a regular.”–Yelp Review
1235 N Orange Ave | Orlando | thehammeredlamb.com
The Hammered Lamb is a restaurant that likes to work to protect the environment. They serve a few brunch options all day and offer a great overall menu. The every day brunch options include lamb avocado toast and spicy chicken n’ waffles. They also have a Saturday and Sunday brunch menu that offers crab cake benedict and lamb omelet.
Other menu items at Hammered Lamb are baked and loaded mac & cheese, lamb panini, and Greek salad. They even offer delicious desserts like warm apple pie and chocolate peanut butter whisky cake!
“One of my favorite brunch spots in Orlando! It is consistently good and the atmosphere is energetic. Their gyro is spectacular! And no wonder they have award winning bloody Marys- there's a whole toppings sheet for it!! You can choose your toppings and they do not disappoint. It is marvelous!!!”–Yelp Review
948 N Mills Ave | Orlando | takocheena.net
Tako Cheena is an Asian fusion restaurant that is heavily influenced by food truck culture. Their motto is “fresh, not fancy.” They place a great emphasis on unique flavor combinations, and they also make it fresh with locally sourced ingredients. Their food is also cooked to order!
This restaurant is most known for its tacos, and customers have the option of several inventive tacos they can’t get anywhere else. They have Latin and Asian infused yum yum mojo shrimp, Indian butter chicken tacos, and Korean beef tacos. Their desserts are also quite unique. They offer sopapilla chips and ginger apple empanadas.
“LOVEDDDD THE VIBES! Such a cool place. The food was awesome! I got two tacos & a bahn mi hot dog. It was super different and good! It’s a cool place to eat and hang out at. In a cute area too. The staff was great.”–Yelp Review
Nothing else caught your eye? You can always try one of our favorites, Hard Rock Cafe! The location at 6050 Universal Boulevard in Orlando is open until midnight all seven days of the week!
If you’re thinking of visiting Orlando some time soon, you should also absolutely consider stopping at one of these restaurants if you’re craving some delicious food late at night. And don’t forget that several of these restaurants are also supported by GiftYa.