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Christner's Steakhouse

#315 of 2,902 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
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729 Lee Rd, Orlando, FL 32810-5621 (Formerly Christner's) (I-4 Exit 88)
+1 407-645-4443
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05:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 05:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 05:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

First visit to Christner's. The excellent reviews that I read before making reservations were spot on. Great food, atmosphere and service. Our server, Alec, was top notch.

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Thank Heath S
Orlando, Florida
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We just visited Christners for Valentine's Day. The meal and service was excellent. The wait staff is very attentive and strives to meet your every need. We tried three appetizers (because several come as half orders). The calamari, fried oysters, and Ahi tuna were all wonderful, although next time I would order full orders of the Fried Oysters and Ahi... More 

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Sanford, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Former Del Frisco's was & still is, the BEST RESTAURANT IN ORLANDO!! I have tried ALL of their competitors & they are still the best! They were a Del Frisco's franchise for 20 years & have ALL the same food but better since it's not a chain!

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Thank Astroboy18
Orlando, Florida
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the absolute best steak and lobster restaurant in town. Nothing comes close. This was the original Del Friscos in Orlando until they opened a new one on international drive. This one is much much better. This is the best place hands down! The crab cakes are amazing to start off your meal. The wine selection is great also... More 

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United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow !! , what a place Being from the uk we love USDA Dry aged prime Beef , its something we can not get back home to the same quality Visiting Orlando for 2 weeks I had already researched a few places that sold USDA prime steaks beforehand It wasn't until our very last day of our trip after a... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While attending a Convention in Orlando, we were looking for a steakhouse to entertain a few clients. Fortunately we found Christner's. The food was fine quality, the service was quite good. There are several rooms and it's fairly large but has that good steakhouse feel. Steaks were cooked correctly to our requests

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Thank Brian T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went here for a date night in a Saturday. We made reservations and were seated right away when we arrived. The inside is a little old feeling. We ordered 2 steaks and 2 sides and a lobster tail. The lobster tail was EXTREMELY expensive. It was 16oz and it was over $107 dollars. As far as... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

You go for the steak and you will not be disappointed. Had a great fillet, another member of our party had the strip steak and said it was great. The lobster was also excellent. Didn't care to much for the lobster mac and cheese it was over cooked and not worth the cost or calories. The orange cake that everyone... More 

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Thank Charlie D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

I loved everything. The salad with blue cheese crumbles was average. The steaks & filet were perfect!! The Australian lobster was the best I ever had and I have had lots of fine lobsters. The side of broccoli was amazing!! The lobster mac & cheese I didn't care for as I prefer my pasta dishes less mushy but others liked... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

My Wife and I went for our 27th Wedding Anniversary on December 23rd. Upon arrival we casually asked if there was a private dining room seeing it was our special day. The hostess directed us to a romantically darkened room perfect for the occasion. Our waiter Jamie was more than accommodating, and suggested what turned out to be an extremely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
05:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
05:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
05:00 - 22:00
Thursday
05:00 - 22:00
Friday
05:00 - 23:00
Saturday
05:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 729 Lee Rd, Orlando, FL 32810-5621 (Formerly Christner's)
    (I-4 Exit 88)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: +1 407-645-4443
Description
The Christner family invites you to join them at Orlando's favorite for prime steak and lobster.

Opened in 1993, Christner's is truly a family business "we have very little turnover because our employees are part of the family"!!! Our customers are locals...business people... travelers...vacationers and sports stars...
including many celebrities. Everyone agrees...outstanding menu...professional staff and America's Most Award Winning Steakhouse!! The Christners maintain an informal flavor of warm, hands-on, personal hospitality. As Russ said, "Hey, we're just a humble little steakhouse" Enter a guest, leave a friend.

The Bread: Baked fresh daily and served piping hot to your table. Rip it. Break it. Just don't cut it with a knife.
The Beef: Prime, aged corn-fed straight from the Midwest never frozen and cut to order right off the loin.
The Lobster: Cold Water Australian Tails.
The Wine Room: 5500 bottles of selected wines to choose from.

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