Do Any Orlando, Florida Area Restaurants Have a Michelin Star?

Michelin restaurants in Orlando, Florida

The gastronomic landscape of Orlando has once again proven its mettle, as 48 of its restaurants have been bestowed with the coveted recognition in the latest edition of the MICHELIN Guide Miami, Orlando, and Tampa for 2024. This prestigious acknowledgment not only underscores the culinary prowess of the city but also validates what both locals and tourists have long acknowledged – Orlando harbors an exceptional culinary community.

The announcement, which features 7 starred, 11 Bib Gourmand, and 30 Recommended Restaurants, solidifies Orlando’s position as a beacon of culinary innovation in the region. Casandra Matej, President & CEO of Visit Orlando, expressed her delight, stating, “With 48 esteemed establishments gracing the pages of the 2024 MICHELIN Guide, Orlando continues to spearhead culinary excellence. This recognition is a testament to the unwavering dedication of our talented chefs, visionary restaurateurs, and dedicated service staff.”

Matej further emphasized the pivotal role played by Orlando’s culinary artisans in transforming the city into a vibrant epicenter of global cuisine. “Together, we have cultivated an immersive gastronomic experience that not only entices food enthusiasts from far and wide but also enriches the local dining landscape,” she added.

The inclusion of these Orlando-based eateries in the MICHELIN Guide serves as a beacon of culinary distinction, elevating the city’s reputation on the world stage. From avant-garde culinary creations to time-honored comfort fare, Orlando’s diverse culinary tapestry continues to captivate the palates of discerning diners.

As Orlando’s culinary scene evolves and thrives, it not only enhances the city’s allure as a tourist destination but also fosters a sense of community pride among its residents. The 2024 MICHELIN Guide accolades stand as a testament to the culinary ingenuity and unwavering commitment of Orlando’s culinary maestros, further solidifying the city’s status as a gastronomic powerhouse.

Four new Michelin Starred restaurants join the growing list of Orlando’s one-starred venues, including Camille in Baldwin Park, Natsu in the North Quarter District in Downtown Orlando, Papa Llama in Curry Ford West and Victoria & Albert’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa. Soseki Modern Omakase in Winter Park; Capa Steakhouse & Bar at Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort; and Kadence in the Audubon Park Garden District retained their one-star recognition.

Michelin Bib Gourmand Restaurants in Orlando

MICHELIN Guide inspectors added two new Orlando restaurants of the Bib Gourmand designation for great food at great value so now there are 11. Here is the full list:

  • NEW FOR ’24: Sushi Saint – City District
  • NEW FOR ’24: Zaru — Mills 50
  • Bombay Street Kitchen — South Orlando
  • Domu — Audubon Park Garden District
  • Isan Zaap — Millenia
  • Norigami — Winter Garden
  • Otto’s High Dive — Milk District
  • Taste of Chengdu — Baldwin Park
  • The Ravenous Pig — Winter Park
  • The Strand Food & Drink — Mills 50
  • Z Asian — Mills 50

Michelin Recommended Orlando Restaurants

There are now 30 MICHELIN Recommended Orlando restaurants. The list includes:

  • AVA MediterrAegean — Winter Park
  • BACÁN — Lake Nona Wave Hotel
  • Black Rooster Taqueria — Mills 50
  • Citricos — Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
  • Chuan Fu – Winter Park
  • EDOBOY — Mills 50
  • Four Flamingos, A Richard Blais Florida Kitchen — Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress
  • Juju — Milk District
  • Kabooki Sushi — Milk District (second location on Restaurant Row)
  • Kai Asian Street Fare — Winter Park
  • Kaya — Mills 50
  • Knife & Spoon – Grande Lakes Orlando
  • Maxine’s on Shine — Colonialtown
  • Morimoto Asia — Disney Springs  
  • Pizza Bruno — Curry Ford West
  • Prato — Winter Park
  • Primo by Melissa Kelly — The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes
  • Ravello — Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort
  • Sear + Sea — JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort & Spa
  • Se7en Bites — Milk District
  • Selam Ethiopian & Eritrean Cuisine — SeaWorld Orlando Area
  • Shin Jung — Mills 50
  • Sticky Rice — Mills 50
  • Swine & Sons — Winter Park
  • The Pinery — Ivanhoe Village Main Street in Downtown Orlando
  • The Polite Pig — Disney Springs
  • Toledo – Tapas, Steak & Seafood — Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort
  • Tori Tori — Mills 50
  • Twenty Pho Hour — International Drive Area
  • YH Seafood Clubhouse — International Drive Area

The MICHELIN Guide also recognized Orlando’s creativity, commitment to service and sustainability with three special awards in these areas:

  • Michelin Exceptional Cocktails Award for Justin Levaughn of Otto’s High Dive, a Bib Gourmand,
  • Michelin Service Award to Israel Perez, maître d’hôtel and sommelier of Victoria & Albert’s,
  • Michelin Green Star, which recognizes exceptional sustainable dining that doesn’t sacrifice flavor, to the Michelin Recommended Kaya, led by Chef Lordfer Lalicon.

Visit Orlando will soon launch a new culinary marketing campaign in partnership with Tripadvisor to continue to elevate the destination’s growing dining scene, following the MICHELIN announcement. The initiative includes three different Epicurean Trips for Orlando, which will be promoted on Tripadvisor’s digital and social channels, targeting foodie travelers in the U.S. and Canada to incorporate Orlando’s diverse culinary offerings into their summer travel planning.

These guides will take users through a flavorful journey through Orlando including the “Somebody Feed Phil” Guide to Orlando’s must-try eats based on the Orlando episode of Netflix’s popular series, “Somebody Feed Phil”, as well as MICHELIN Guide to Orlando from premium dining to casual eateries, and where to take on Orlando’s best Food Challenges for the culinary adventurer.

These efforts are part of a broader strategy to leverage high-profile media partnerships on global platforms such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, ITV, and NBC, in multiple languages, tapping into the ‘Set-Jetting’ trend, where shows and movies inspire consumer travel decisions.

For more details on all 48 Orlando restaurants recognized by Michelin, including inspector notes, visit our official Visit Orlando blog.



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