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Julie's Waterfront

#909 of 3,187 Restaurants in Orlando
#1,008 of 3,426 Places to Eat in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
American, Seafood, Healthy
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4201 S Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32806-6921
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

Mon 11am-9pm

Tues 11am-9pm

Wed 11am-9pm


Mon 11am-9pm

Tues 11am-9pm

Wed 11am-9pm

Thurs 11am-9pm

Fri 11am-10pm

Sat 8am-10pm

Sun 8am-9pm

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
A hidden gem in Orlando!

Friendly staff, good food, nice view. It's right on a small lake, so it's a relaxing, outdoor environment. It's a nice escape from the chain restaurants and tourist traps everywhere else in the city.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 13, 2015
Kristin S
Columbia, South Carolina
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  • Scenic view
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Orlando, FL.
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82 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a campy little lake near downtown Orlando lies a DDD restaurant that will please your palate and wallet at the same time! On Tuesday and Friday they serve the best Alaskan Pollack fried in a tempura batter. The fish is not fried till you order it and it comes to your table really hot! All you can eat for... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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837 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 469 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

We stopped in to Julie's Waterfront after the late-service at church. Our lunch started off with a Red Lager and a Mimosa, both of which were fine; and, nicely priced! My wife opted for Grilled Scallops, while I chose a dish of Fried Scallops and Fried Grouper Fingers. Both came with French Fries. All the food was good; but, a... More 

Thank acecafe911
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Awesome Hospitality; Not to Mention, the Best Wings I've Eaten, since moving to Florida [3 Years Ago].

Thank Derek B
Columbia, South Carolina
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96 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Friendly staff, good food, nice view. It's right on a small lake, so it's a relaxing, outdoor environment. It's a nice escape from the chain restaurants and tourist traps everywhere else in the city.

Thank Kristin S
Orlando, Florida, United States
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31 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

I've driven by Julie's numerous times, usually in a hurry, so I never had time to stop. So, with a Groupon in hand I figured it was time to finally visit. The word "Shabby" comes to mind or "a dive" when describing Julie's. Weeds are where plants used to be, and spider webs were in every corner of the restaurant.... More 

Thank James W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Friendly, local, enjoyable restaurant. Great food. Lovely setting, overlooking the lake. Good service. It was really nice to find a place that wasn't your typical Orlando food chain. Local people in a local hangout.

Thank Dudssmith
Orlando, FL, USA
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80 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Well, hubby has been wanting to go, it's on a lake, small one. We sat out on the enclosed patio. Went for breakfast, usual breakfast menu. Mine was cooked as ordered. There were only 2 other parties there when we were there at 0900 on Saturday. The place looked like a dump. Server never came back to check how our... More 

Thank GillandTracey
Orlando, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Short version: Overpriced and barely palatable, like adding $30+ to a Long John Silver meal left on the table overnight. Nice outside ambiance with view of lake. Recommendation: Smuggle in a sandwich in your pocket and order just a soda and drink it outside while you nibble your secret pocket sandwich and admire the water. Details.... fish was oily, yet... More 

1 Thank worldsurfer3000
Orlando, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

It's not too fancy with a casual setting and a beautiful outdoor atmosphere, this was my second visit but first time with husband and we are already planning to return. The crab cake appetizer was delicious as well as the fried shrimp and Fried coconut shrimp!

1 Thank JenJen S
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Excellent seafood!!! I highly recommend the crab cakes and the "fish fry". The service was outstanding! Don't be fooled by the appearance of the building- it is definitely a "diamond in the rough"! We had our meal on the porch and enjoyed the breeze off the water.

1 Thank Lori B

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4201 S Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32806-6921
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: 407-240-2557

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Healthy

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view


Mon 11am-9pm

Tues 11am-9pm

Wed 11am-9pm

Thurs 11am-9pm

Fri 11am-10pm

Sat 8am-10pm

Sun 8am-9pm

Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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