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4012 Central Florida Parkway, The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes, Orlando, FL 32837
+1 407-393-4333
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Ranked #16 of 3,199 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $40 - $80
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Wine Bar
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: John Young Parkway
Description: NORMAN'S showcases the menu of legendary Chef, Norman Van Aken. Chef Norman is known internationally as "the founding father of New World Cuisine". His cuisine is a celebration of Latin, Caribbean, Asian, African and American flavors. Chef Norman is the only Floridian to be inducted into the prestigious "James Beard list of 'Who's Who". Located at The Ritz-Carlton, Orlando Grande Lakes, NORMAN'S offers picturesque views of the Greg Norman Signature Golf Course, lake and gardens. Enjoy dinner in our Main Dining Room, on our Terrace, or book your next get together in our Private Dining Room. The team at NORMAN'S is ready to create a memorable evening for you and your guests. Whether a small family gathering or a large corporate function we will take care of your every need.
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Champaign, Illinois
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

I was on a business trip with two colleagues and my wife while staying at the JW Marriott. The front desk hostess suggested dinner at the Ritz for something different. I wish that she had suggested we make a reservation, too! There was a wedding party and it was busy, but they made time for us.Two in our party had... More 

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Somewhere, USA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

I'm a parent & sometimes it's nice to get away from the screaming kids. Especially in a place like Orlando! And I have to admit, Im kind of a sucker for elegant hotels like the Ritz, with stellar decor and ambiance... there is something special about walking in that gets me every time! With that being said, this doesn't always... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

Once again, a great dinner at Norman's. Every bite was succulent. The foie gras French toast was outstanding, according to my husband (I won't eat it b/c I feel sorry for the force fed geese.) The shrimp appetizer was very tasty and I liked the table side preparation. Service was perfect. A great evening.

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Merritt Island, Florida
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

Norman's is one of my most favorite restaurants and luckily I live close enough so that we can visit fairly often. Beautiful restaurant, exceptional food and fantastic service. Do not miss the foie gras, its sublime...make sure to get some lovely sweet wine to go with it. Norman's has an outstanding selection of all sorts of wines and they are... More 

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Tervuren, Belgium
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118 reviews 118 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013 via mobile

The food was outstanding and lived up to expectations. A truly 5 star restaurant which was exceptional. Before trip advisor good restaurants relied on the word of mouth and food critics for their ratings and were we in the 80's then I am sure this would get an exceptional rating..truly top class. However in the 2010's and with other outlets... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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81 reviews 81 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Norman's is terrific. The food is consistently remarkable. My wife commented that her Snapper may have been the best fish she ever had... ever! that says a great deal. Smart too, the ambience is wonderful, but its been 10 years and they are planning a freshen up to keep on top. Don't miss Normans if you are anywhere on or... More 

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Boston, MA
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116 reviews 116 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

We had a lovely dinner. The food was well prepared and enjoyable. The service was excellent. Our server gave us all sorts of treats to take back to the room. He was delightful.

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75 reviews 75 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Great service, food and ambience. Norman's is rated the top restaurant in Florida and once you enter the place you can see why. Great bar in the foyer before you enter thje main dining area. We had a couple cocktails before being seated.

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Concord, Massachusetts
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

Excellent service once we were seated. Greeting was not great. Food excellent but menu could have more for non meat eaters

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Boston, MA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Went to Norman's for a friend's birthday. From the moment we walked into the hotel, service was over-the-top fantastic. Food was as good as it gets. Esthetically beautiful restaurant. Highly recommend.

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Additional Information about Norman's

Address: 4012 Central Florida Parkway, The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes, Orlando, FL 32837
Phone Number: +1 407-393-4333
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 40 - 80
Cuisine: Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Wine Bar

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