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Citrus Restaurant

#751 of 2,884 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Central Business District
American, Contemporary
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821 N Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32801-1014 (Park Lake Street)
+1 407-373-0622
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate there as closest to hotel, the selection was good with seafood a speciality, prices were reasonable and they cooked my salmon exactly as I requested. Would recommend to anyone one wanting something above your average fast food fry up.

Thank rjfarrington
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87 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

When it opened, I presumed this restaurant would fail. An expensive build out with a limited menu usually means death for a restaurant. However, this restaurant has endured and has maintained great service and good food. While dinner is good, my preference is lunch.

Thank flfrank
Orlando, Florida
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

Beautiful cool breezy evening in Orlando, met with a group of Adults. Some adult beverages available but limited selection. Service was chaotic, and very slow. When eating in a group it would be nice for everyone at the table to be served at the same time. Really bothersome was waiter collected everyone's credit/debit card and disappeared for 10-15 min. Very... More 

Thank Warm-in-Fla
Charlotte, North Carolina
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

Had a great lunch here. We sat outside on a nice Orlando day. I had the soup of the day, tortilla soup and it was delicious. I had the Cobb salad and it was so incredibly flavorful. A generous portion of smoked salmon, pickled vegetables....it was so good. Others at the table ordered the octopus salad appetizer and it was... More 

Thank MrsBighamNite
Alexandria, Virginia
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99 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

In September I dined at this restaurant and left my prescription eye glasses behind. I called and talked with the staff the next day they were opened. Yes - they had the glasses - even describing them - and said they would be happy to send them to me. Take the address and said they would go out in a... More 

Thank Shamus01
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

Somehow I have missed this wonderful place just north of 50 on Orange. It was worth the trip and we were so glad we tried something new outside our area. The mussels are the best in my opinion. Had several this month and none compare. These were perfectly cooked and served with a lightly spiced sauce with slices of chorizo... More 

Thank dorisl740
Orlando, Florida
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Downtown Orlando has a limited number of business-class restaurant. Citrus is among them and is there to cater to the local business crowd and people who feel the need to go to fancy restaurant. The restaurant is decidedly über chic but there's an underlying insecurity in its ability to deliver. Just in case the diner is questioning his experience, Citrus... More 

1 Thank Tommy B
Orlando, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Just joined for Magical Dining and where do I start? We were seated promptly in the empty dining room, greeted shortly after. We then ordered our meal, The salad and muscles nothing to rave about. Half hour later our entrees came out (Pork Chops) and they were cold and raw! We sent them back to get recooked and ten minutes... More 

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81 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Friendly staff, nice ambiance. Not the first time I have eaten here but disappointing this time. The mussels were good, but both of our wahoo servings were extremely dry and overdone. Other members of our group got the pork chops. Both were quite tough and full of sinews, very difficult to cut. Certainly not the wait staff's fault but the... More 

1 Thank zigeunerin
Richmond, Virginia
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264 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

I was staying nearby and my hotel concierge recommended Citrus. It was great advice. I remember the tuna crude and the mussels being delicious. Service was professional. Price was reasonable.

Thank phu14

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$40 - $50
American, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 821 N Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32801-1014
    (Park Lake Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 407-373-0622
Citrus Restaurant is located in Downtown Orlando and features regionally inspired new American cuisine in a stylish and comfortable setting. The menu reflects fresh and contemporary takes on classic American dishes. The restaurant is an original concept created by Urban Life Management Restaurant Group.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?