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Reviewed yesterday

Food was amazing, drinks are on point, and Taylor provided a great experience with excellent recommendations and awesome service!

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed yesterday

Taylor was attentive and gave us amazing service throughout the entire meal! The entire group loved the dishes. The food is absolutely delicious. We would definitely come back and bring clients knowing they will get exceptional service, thanks to the service Taylor provided.

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Taylor was PHENOMENAL! Food, drinks, service, vibes, EVERYTHING was great. Taylor has set the bar for service in Orlando.

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to the Roof Top Bar and Restaurant at the JW Marriott for two nights when we came for a conference. The customer service that Alex and Phillip showed was amazing. They went above and beyond to accommodate us. We had a couple of...stormy nights and Alex wiped down an outdoor table for us so we could enjoy the calm after the storm. They really know the menu. Every suggestion was so, so good. The food was unbelievable! So good- you don't have to leave the Hotel to enjoy such superb dining. The bonus- you see nightly fireworks from Disney. Please go see Alex and Phillip at JW Marriott- Bonette. Thank you guys- yall were great!!More

Date of visit: June 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this place would be great for anything special things like birthdays parties cellabration,s and anything you could desire.

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here for a late dinner while watching the Disney fireworks. Food, service and view were all very good. We had a party of seven and most like Japanese cuisine but all enjoyed what we had ordered. We ordered lightly with drinks. Our bill was...approximately $475 for our party and that is with a 20% service charge included because of the size of our party. We may revisit in the future and would not hesitate recommending.More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 11 May 2024

I went to this restaurant for an early Mother's Day dinner with my mom. Our server, May, was outstanding and had such great energy! Although it was not yet Mother's Day, May surprised us with a dessert and a handwritten card for my mother. I...would definitely go there again - the view is amazing and at night, you can even watch the fireworks from Disney. Overall, I rate my experience 10/10. Oh, and I must say that the food and drinks were absolutely fantastic!More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 26 April 2024 via mobile

Great atmosphere and view of the Disney World fireworks. Fireworks started around 9 o’clock. We had drinks and appetizers first and then waited for the fireworks to have dinner.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 11 April 2024

Quality food, location, management. Every single employee is outstanding. Its hard-to-find anything wrong with Illume.

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 23 March 2024

My wife and I are locals went for 'Date night' based on the positive reviews. We asked for a view of the fireworks and were not disappointed. They do not have the simultcast like other venues do , but the service (Taylor) was spot on....Can't say enough about how well we were treated. We tried their craft coctails and they were sublime. I'm 56 so I know a bad manhattan when i taste one ...this was one of the BEST manhattan's I have had. The food was excellent, not a bad plate in the bunch. We will probably go back and try some of their other coctails and relive the Magic.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 21 March 2024

The ambience here is phenomenal at sunset. The food and drinks were all 5 star worthy. Sushi was amazing. The cocktails were so unique and came in the coolest glassware. Service here was the standout. May and Amelia treated us like VIP, took a couples...photo of us for my girlfriend’s birthday and presented it on the plate framed, along with a complimentary dessert. The night was perfect.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 10 March 2024

We landed here after an extensive online search. Hospitality was off-the-charts. Just perfect. Welcoming….warm…professional. Erin the host is skilled. Our server Taylor was a dream. So professional. Knowledgeable. Courteous. Recommended the Dragon Roll and was spot on. The sashimi was excellent. The dry martini was...wonderful. Great date night and wonderful experience.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 19 February 2024

I am so happy I saw this place listed in "romantic" restaurants in Orlando. After dinner, we could go out on the balcony and watch fireworks from Disney (although it was a little too chilly for us that night). My husband had the special Valentine's...Day dinner and I had tuna poke and a Dragon Roll. My husband's dinner came with four small desserts, which we shared. Of course, I had to get the drink that came in the "bird" glass. Not only was it fun to look at, but the drink was fantastic.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 10 February 2024

Get out of here! Hands down the best Japanese place in town. Service is impeccable. Food is beyond this world. And you get Epcot fireworks as a bonus. If you’re looking for a nice dinner, you’ve found it.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 8 February 2024 via mobile

This is really a bar, with bar little tables, not suitable for a sit-down dinner. Main attraction is the view but there is no outside service nor heaters (temp 63 degrees in a wonderful night). Drinks (Illumenare; their version of passion fruit margarita) were mediocre...done with low quality concentrates. Their ribs are OK but at an exorbitant price. Same their salad. We left after two appetizers and two drinks and ate dinner elsewhere; not even waited for the fireworks. It’s sad because the actual Server and Hostess were great. It’s a Management problem.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Illume is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 5