10 Best Rooftop Restaurants In Orlando, Florida - Updated 2021

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Welcome to Orlando, the perfect place to spend your vacation. The city is known for its several attractions including its theme parks, architecture, culture, and of course the food scene. Some of the must-visit sites while you are in Orlando include the world-famous Walt Disney World Resort, Orange County Regional History Center, Universal Orlando Resort, Magic Kingdom Park, Orlando Science Center, and SeaWorld Orlando. After exploring all the highlights of Orlando, why not unwind at one of the rooftop restaurants in the city as you discover what the food scene in Orlando is all about. After you marvel at the views of this stunning city, retreat to the best business hotels or party hotels in town. Check out below some of the best rooftop restaurants in Orlando, Florida.

1. STK Steakhouse

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by STK Steakhouse on Thursday, August 2, 2018

Gnawing on really juicy steaks has never been this groovy. STK Steakhouse offers a unique twist on the classic steak dinner. This restaurant with a rooftop terrace provides live DJ performances, making the place the most energetic and hippest steak dining experience you’ll ever have. It’s a clear deviation from the typical steakhouse we know, and we’re here for it. Try their wagyu flat iron or the filet steaks, but if you really want to splurge, the dry-aged tomahawk is where it’s at!

STK Steakhouse

Address: 1580 E Buena Vista Dr, Orlando, FL 32830, United States

Website: STK Steakhouse

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11:30am - 10pm; Fri: 11:30am - 11pm; Sat: 11am - 11pm; Sun: 11am - 10pm

2. Aero Rooftop Bar & Lounge

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account


Looking for someplace to party in Orlando? Do it in style and check out the hippest events at Aero Rooftop Bar & Lounge. This glamorous nightclub is the best place to be if you feel like dancing all night to live performances of some of the most notable DJs in the city. The lounge features private cabanas with cozy couches and tables, but the highlight of this Orlando attraction is the open terrace for all-night partying. Dance the night away as you enjoy the spectacular skyline views of the city.

Aero Rooftop Bar & Lounge

Address: 60 N Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32801, United States

Website: Aero Rooftop Bar & Lounge

Opening hours: Thu - Sat: 10pm - 2am; Sun: 5pm - 11:30pm (closed on Mon - Wed)

3. One80 Skytop Lounge

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Another one of Orlando’s luxurious rooftop bars is the stylish One80 Skytop Lounge. It is located within the Amway Center downtown and boasts lounge sofas in an otherworldly, futuristic setting. This rooftop bar is considered a nightclub but with a more mellow vibe, so if you want to party without having to exhaust yourself too much, this place is a must-visit. Some nights, the bar holds special ticketed events, as well as themed nights like Service Industry Nights, Cocktails and Couture Ladies Night, and many more. Take note that the place implements a smart casual dress code.

One80 Skytop Lounge

Address: 400 W Church St, Orlando, FL 32805, United States

4. Chillers

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account


If you want to experience one of Orlando’s staples when it comes to nightlife, Chillers on Church Street is the way to go. It’s one of the longest-running bars in the city, having been established in 1992. This venue is the only frozen daiquiri bar in Orlando, but it also serves top-notch liquor, craft beers, and many others. Its success over the decades is a testament to its laid-back, Key West-style atmosphere. You’ll feel like you belong in no time when you pay a visit to Chillers.

Chillers

Address: 33 W Church St 1st Floor, Orlando, FL 32801, United States

Website: Chillers

Opening hours: Sun - Mon: 9pm - 2am; Wed, Sat: 6pm - 2am; Fri: 4pm - 2am (closed on Tue & Thu)

5. Bar 17 Bistro

Posted by Lisa Samek on Friday, 1 March 2019

After a hectic day, it is always nice to spend your evening in a place where you can just relax and let go. In Orlando, Florida, Bar 17 Bistro is the place to go if you want just that. Located at Universal Orlando Resort, Bar 17 Bistro is an amazing rooftop bar that boasts amazing views of Universal’s three amazing theme parks and serves both local and international flavors. If you have decided that this Orlando restaurant with a view should be your next stop, you have to try out the steamed Chinese bread rolls with fillings–it will immediately be your favorite treat.

Bar 17 Bistro

Address: 6725 Adventure Way, Orlando, FL 32819, United States

Website: Bar 17 Bistro

Opening hours: Sun - Wed: 4pm - 12am; Thu - Sat: 4pm - 2am

6. Capa

Experience the beautiful decor and exciting menu at Capa - now open!

Posted by Capa Steakhouse & Bar on Wednesday, 22 October 2014

After a long day exploring the streets of Orlando, nothing beats having your dinner or sipping your drink as you marvel at the stunning views of the city and a great place to do that is at Capa Restaurant. This romantic restaurant in Orlando with a view features an elegant dining room and two outdoor terraces perfect for watching the spectacular views of the Disney fireworks. In a kitchen that is led by chef Gabriel Massip, you are sure that anything brought in front of you is delicious but if you are confused by the wide collection of treats in the menu, you can always try out the porterhouse steak.

Capa

Address: 10100 Dream Tree Blvd, Orlando, FL 32836, United States

Website: Capa

Opening hours: 5pm - 11pm (daily)

7. Bice Orlando

Have you made your New Years Eve plans yet? 🥂Join BiCE this year for a wonderful evening filled with amazing food, views...

Posted by BiCE Orlando Italian Restaurant on Wednesday, 4 December 2019

Located on the rooftop of the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel in Orlando just opposite Harbor Piazza, BiCE Orlando is a five-star restaurant known for serving some of the best Italian food you will ever find in Orlando in a friendly environment with amazing views. The secret behind the unique taste of the food served here may be the fact that fresh pasta is prepared daily so as to maintain the authenticity of the exquisite dishes which includes seafood fettuccini and veal scaloppini among many others. The restaurant also offers a children’s menu. You can always reserve your space and watch the pastry chef who crafts desserts like limoncello cheesecake each day.

Bice Orlando

Address: 5601 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819, United States

Website: Bice Orlando

Opening hours: 5:30m - 10pm (daily)

8. California Grill

Posted by Lounge in the California Grill atop the Contemporary Resort on Wednesday, 21 June 2017

Treat your family with a night out by having delicious meals at California Grill as you enjoy the panoramic views of Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Seven Seas Lagoon and Magic. The restaurant boasts an amazing interior, influenced by mid-century modern California, and well-organized seating arrangement that ensures your privacy. The restaurant also offers more than 250 wine selections, an expanded sake list, several craft beers, ciders, and signature cocktails. There is also an observation deck where restaurant the guests can always enjoy the daily nightly fireworks at Disney Contemporary Resort. Please note that the menu at this restaurant is subject to change at any time without notice.

California Grill

Address: 4660 World Dr, Orlando, FL 32836, United States

Website: California Grill

Opening hours: 5pm - 10pm (daily)

9. Toledo - Tapas, Steak & Seafood

Posted by Magical Tripcations designed by Erica Ellis - Independent Travel Planner on Thursday, 6 February 2020

If you are looking for a peaceful environment where you can enjoy a delicious steak or seafood as you take a break from the hectic day, you can always stop at Toledo - Tapas, Steak & Seafood. It’s one of the best restaurants in Orlando. This is a four-star restaurant that is known for serving its guests with authentic meals prepared using the freshest ingredients on the market. In addition to serving delicious meals, the restaurant is also highly preferred by locals thanks to the amazing views of Disney’s Contemporary Resort that it offers. This is the perfect place to enjoy your meal as you have a view of the daily fireworks by Disney.

Toledo - Tapas, Steak & Seafood

Address: 1000 Buena Vista Dr, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830, United States

Website: Toledo - Tapas, Steak & Seafood

Opening hours: 5pm - 10pm (daily)

10. Paddlefish

Cheers to kicking off the weekend at Paddlefish! We've got mocktails, seafood favorites, and live performance on the rooftop deck by Sallaberry & Di tonight at 7pm. See you soon!

Posted by Paddlefish on Friday, 10 January 2020

Ready for a nice rooftop brunch in Orlando? Famous for the delicious seafood that it offers, Paddlefish is the locals’ favourite restaurant located on a luxurious steamboat on the shores of Lake Buena Vista. This five-star restaurant is among the few joint in Disney Springs where you can enjoy live entertainment, seafood, amazing views at the rooftop, and waterfront seating all at the same time. The restaurant is very passionate about authenticity and quality hence you can be assured that all the meals here are prepared using only the freshest ingredients in the local market. Being a family-friendly venue, this is the perfect place to treat your family with a night out.

Paddlefish

Address: 1670 Buena Vista Dr, Orlando, FL 32830, United States

Website: Paddlefish

Opening hours: Sun - Thu: 11:30am - 11pm; Fri - Sat : 11:30am - 12am

Enjoy rooftop dining at Orlando, Florida

Skyline of Orlando, 9 Feb 2017
Source: Photo by user Artystyk386 used under CC BY-SA 4.0

If it happens you are in Orlando and looking for a place where you can enjoy your meals in peace, you have to try out the rooftop restaurants. In addition to serving authentic food in a friendly environment, the restaurants above offer stunning views of Orlando.

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