We know what you’re thinking: seafood restaurants in Orlando? Isn’t the city smack-dab in the middle of the state? Located 90 miles from both the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico, the City Beautiful is just about as inland as you can get—but don’t let that fool you into thinking you’ll have to drive to the coast to chow down on fresh seafood.
There are plenty of restaurants throughout the greater Orlando area serving the highest-quality catches out there in creative (and, not to mention, mouthwatering) ways.
Beyond filling their menus with locally and sustainably sourced ingredients like Florida spiny lobsters and Jacksonville-farmed shrimp, chefs at these eateries are also infusing their own signature spins onto classic dishes, making the local seafood scene infinitely more exciting than your average beach bar fare. Basically, devouring some fish while in town is one of the very best things to do in Orlando.
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