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Hillstone Restaurant

215 South Orlando Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789
(407) 740-4005
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Ranked #19 of 278 Restaurants in Winter Park
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $80
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Formerly Houston's
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Michigan
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155 reviews 155 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Two couple met for dinner and because it was a bit cool we sat inside (they have a beautiful deck) but we got a booth with a nice view. What a hidden gem! We ordered an artichoke app and drinks and then dinners which ranged from salmon to filet. Everyone said their dinners were very good but we did save... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Formerly Houston's - this incredible dining experience is located on a lake and in the spring/fall dining outside along the banks is a must do experience. The piano bar is large, busy but accommodating. Do get there early if you want a seat. It is that busy. The bar staff is top notch and know their trade. The menu is... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The decor and view is great, it stops at that though. Food is way overpriced and average at best - $13 for artichoke dip and a few chips (had to ask for more chips) . Served on an oversized plate so it appears you are getting more but don't. Everything is priced separately, portion size was ok. After dropping $100... More 

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186 reviews 186 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We went here last Saturday night for a birthday celebration. Luckily I made reservations because on arrival I was told it was a two hour wait. We were seated immediately at 7pm and the place was packed. This restaurant is what I call "classy" so expect to pay. We both got the Hawaiian Prime Rib which is the best tasting... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Everything at Hillstone was fabulous - from the staff to the wonderful food! We went to Hillstone for a 'girls weekend' dinner for a birthday. I called ahead to make reservations, a definite must if you are going on a weekend (especially a Saturday night). If we hadn't made reservations, there would've been a two hour wait. I ordered the... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Food was good but service was not so good. Everything was al-a-carte. You want a baked potato with your main course, that was another $6.00. You did get a "mini" salad with the main meal and that was served with the dinner on the same plate. I'm sorry but I am used to getting a meal as you know, a... More 

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Winter Park, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

often enjoy lunch at Hillstone. Delicious and the service is fabulous. Well we enjoyed dinner at Hillstone on a Friday night with a reservation. Everything was perfect and tastie. Even our server was attentive and opened every bottle of wine we brought with us. Don't know if a corkage fee was charged as we were guests. Our host told us... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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65 reviews 65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This is hands down our favorite restaurant in Winter Park. The view is outstanding, the food always consistent and the staff (once you get to your table) is always attentive and gives great service. Every time we go, our conversation reverts to how lousy the bar staff is and how lousy the drinks are. Well, Saturday night was no exception... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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53 reviews 53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

GREAT FOOD GREAT VIEW What looks like a rather pedestrian menu, is really simple dishes elevated to gourmet. The French dip sandwich is stellar; prime beef with a delicious seasoned dipping juice. The the fried jumbo shrimp are way beyond the average fired shrimp at most restaurants and the coleslaw is the best I have ever had. There is a... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We went to Hillcrest on Sunday afternoon with Holiday visitors and were underwhelmed, to say the least. The restaurant's lakefront setting is lovely at sunset, but the limited menu, inconsistent presentation, inattentive service, and lousy cocktails turned the experience into an overpriced, underwhelming, and disappointing experience. Two of us ordered the Grouper sandwich, but one plate came with slaw and... More 

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Additional Information about Hillstone Restaurant

Address: 215 South Orlando Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789
Phone Number: (407) 740-4005
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Winter Park
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 80
Cuisine: American, Barbecue, Seafood, Steakhouse

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