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Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining returns Aug. 16 with a record 150 Restaurants!

Get your taste buds ready! Visit Orlando's Magical Dining, presented by Orlando Health, returns to Orlando for six weeks, with 150 incredible restaurants, including 25 new restaurants!

Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining

Celebrating its 19th season, Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining presented by Orlando Health returns this fall from Aug. 16 through Sept. 30 with a record 150 restaurants, including 25 new restaurants and nine recognized by the MICHELIN Guide. Restaurants will offer three-course prix-fixe menus for either $40 or $60, continuing the tiered menu system introduced in 2023 throughout the six-week run.  

Menus are now live at the new, one of eight recently revamped Visit Orlando websites. Diners can book reservations, filter by area or even specific neighborhoods, menu tiers, vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free dietary preferences.

New to the website, diners can find arts and cultural events curated by United Arts of Central Florida for a well-rounded night out or find deals to enhance their experience with an affordable overnight stay. Additional menus and hotel deals will be added in the coming weeks.   

“With record participation for 2024, Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining continues to shine a spotlight on Orlando’s vibrant and expanding culinary scene, offers diners delicious meals at even better prices and, best of all, benefits a local charity,” said Casandra Matej, president & CEO of Visit Orlando. “As we celebrate our 19th season, we are pleased to welcome Orlando Health as our presenting sponsor, and we look forward to our community coming together to support this year’s charity recipient, The Mustard Seed of Central Florida, a fantastic organization focused on community sustainability.” 

Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining

Orlando Health will serve as the presenting sponsor for Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining program through a multiyear deal. This builds on the current health and wellness partnership between Visit Orlando and Orlando Health, which commits to healthy travel and offers high-quality, health-related options and medical services for visitors to the destination. 

"Magical Dining is beloved by not only our local community but also by visitors from all over who come to experience Orlando," said Erick Hawkins, chief administrative officer, Orlando Health, and Visit Orlando board member. "As the Official Health and Wellness Partner of Visit Orlando, we're thrilled to be the presenting sponsor of a program that not only supports our city but also gives back to fantastic local charity partners. This new element of our partnership propels forward our mission of caring for and about our community." 

New and Noteworthy Restaurants for 2024 

  • Adega Gaucha — Kissimmee ($40) 

  • Armando’s — College Park ($40) 

  • Armando’s — Lake Nona ($40) 

  • Armando’s — Winter Park ($40) 

  • Braccia Ristorante ($40) 

  • Chayote Barrio Kitchen ($60) 

  • Chef’s Table at The Edgewater ($60) 

  • Chima Steakhouse ($60) 

  • Citrus Club ($40) 

  • Crocante Restaurant + Bar ($40) 

  • Cru Quarters at The Mayflower ($40) 

  • F&D Prime Modern Steakhouse ($60) 

  • Firebirds Wood Fired Grill ($40) 

  • Helena Modern Riviera ($40) 

  • Nami ($60) 

  • Norman’s Orlando ($60) 

  • Pine & Oak Tavern ($40) 

  • Sophia’s Trattoria ($40) 

  • Summer House on the Lake ($40) 

  • Trabucco ($40) 

  • Trattoria del Porto at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando ($40) 

  • Twin View Restaurant at Evermore Resort ($60) 

  • Wine 4 Oysters Bar and Bites — East Orlando ($40) 

  • Wine 4 Oysters Bar and Bites — West Orlando ($40) 

  • Yamasan Sushi and Grill ($40) 

Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining

Nine participating restaurants are featured in the MICHELIN Guide: 

  • AVA MediterrAegean ($60 - Recommended) 

  • BACAN ($60 - Recommended) 

  • Four Flamingos: A Richard Blais Florida Kitchen ($60 - Recommended) 

  • Kabooki Sushi (East Colonial location) ($40 - Recommended) 

  • Maxine’s on Shine ($40 - Recommended) 

  • Ravello ($60 - Recommended) 

  • The Pinery ($40 - Recommended) 

  • The Ravenous Pig ($40 - Bib Gourmand)  

  • Z Asian Vietnamese Kitchen ($40 - Bib Gourmand) 

Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining

Dine for a Cause  

Each year, Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining selects nonprofit organizations that make an impact on the Orlando community as charity beneficiaries, with $1 for each $40 meal and $2 for each $60 meal going toward the organization.

This year’s beneficiary is The Mustard Seed of Central Florida, focused on helping residents and families recover from hardships while minimizing environmental impact. 

In addition to providing household items for reuse, The Mustard Seed recycles unusable items to create a more sustainable community. Since 2011, their innovative recycling program has deconstructed over 160,000 mattresses, repurposing components and diverting nearly 4 million cubic feet of waste from landfills, significantly reducing environmental impact.   

"We are excited to be the beneficiary of Visit Orlando's Magical Dining program,” said Kathy Baldwin, Executive Director, The Mustard Seed of Central Florida. “These funds will help us serve more clients in need of basic furniture for stability. Thank you for supporting a sustainable future for Florida." 

Visit Orlando will also award a $3,000 donation to one local nonprofit that offers impactful approaches to creating thriving and sustainable communities in each of Orange County’s six commission districts. 

Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining has raised more than $2.5 million for local organizations since 2009. Last year, the program donated $269,272 to charities supporting survivors of abuse in Central Florida, including organizations addressing human trafficking. With the funds raised, The Lifeboat Project hired a case manager, purchased vehicles for transportation services, and began constructing a safe house. 

There you have it, everything you need to know about Magical Dining 2024. Visit to view restaurants and menus, get answers to your questions, and most importantly: Make your reservations!

Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining

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