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Hillstone Restaurant

215 S Orlando Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789-3657
+1 407-740-4005
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
215 S Orlando Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789-3657
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

This is our go to spot for business lunch. The service team is extremely well trained and the food is consistently excellent. Never anything less than a stellar experience at Hillstone.

Thank jtl5972
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Locals refer to this place as “The Old Houston’s”. Beautiful setting for a lunch lakeside. Service was phenomenal! Grouper sandwich was otherworldly. My wife had the ahi tuna salad and she devoured it. Lunch was followed with drinks on the dock. A great meal, better...More

Thank Robert E. F
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I stopped in for some food and adult beverages. Two Martinis later, shrimp and bruschetta, we decided to order an Irish coffee. A manager came over to say they could not serve us, that they did not feel “comfortable” to serve us....More

2  Thank CrystB
Reviewed 28 November 2017

We have been going to Hillstones in Winter Park frequently for many years. The food is amazing, everything on the menu is excellent. The grouper sandwich and the ribs are standout meals. The service is always the best - unlike other restaurants, you get service...More

1  Thank Steve618
Reviewed 23 November 2017

For over 20 years I have come to what used tobe Houston’s, but has been Hillstone for several years, and it continues to be a restaurant and bar I will continue to visit. Rachel, one of the newer managers goes above and beyond to make...More

Thank Cia G
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Have been there numerous times. On last visit I noticed many of the old faces were gone. All of the food items with the exception of the Kale Salad were great as usual. I guess we will give them a pass this time and see...More

Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 12 November 2017

‘Did Lunch’ with my knowledgeable niece ,resident of Orlando, at this beautiful venue,where the quality of the food matched the lakeside surroundings. The salad wedge starter with a blue cheese dressing was crisp and tasty; Not a great fan of American fast food, I found...More

Thank GOLFER1152
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The food and the service were both excellent. It was pricey but worth it. We had the fish special- sole and it melted in your mouth. We were outside on the lake and the view was spectacular.

Thank Pashoff
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Loved it till they stopped taking reservations. We used to come all the time - great for romantic dinners, family nights, girls dinners but then they stopped taking reservations. It’s just a Houston’s - go to Armondo’s - great food and you can always get...More

Thank PollyMc3
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I've dined at Hillstone many times over the years and I always left saying the same thing,'This restaurant is so consistently good." However on a recent visit I found cracks in the armor,both in quality and service.I've tried almost everything on the menu but usually...More

3  Thank richard t
Laura B, Guest Relations Manager at Hillstone Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Dear Richard, We are truly sorry to have disappointed you and hope you will allow Executive General Manager Cindy Wathen a chance to personally follow up with you. We pride ourselves on our food and service and would like to give your concerns the attention...More

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raoul b
7 April 2017|
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Response from weliveon30a | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can wear jeans.
10 January 2017|
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Response from aking83 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure,I have only dined here in the evenings.
Vinh H
9 December 2016|
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Response from ZipJimmer | Reviewed this property |
There are some vegetarian dishes available but am not sure if they are truly vegan. You would need to call. The nearby Ethos restaurant is a large and varied menu, very tasty vegan restaurant for all ages.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 S Orlando Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789-3657
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Winter Park
  • Phone Number: +1 407-740-4005
Formerly Houston's
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