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Malabar

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5445 Forbes Pl, Renaissance Orlando Airport Hotel, Orlando, FL 32812-9010
+1 407-240-1000
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canada
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice spot to relax and chill out on the patio. Good menu and good appies. Thank you so much for the service from YVONNE :)

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Thank 10sAce52
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

Foods are astonishing! Very delicious! Not only that - their serving for a single meal will feed 2 people. Nice ambience. Friendly and very helpful waiters. Thumbs up!

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Thank Shiela Len D
North Bethesda, Maryland
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016

I have frequented this place many times over the years. The bartenders are always polite and friendly. The drinks are above average and the prices tolerable for a hotel bar. They have a nice happy hour for drinks but they did eliminate the food portion of happy hour which I used to enjoy. I feel good having a couple of... More 

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Thank Gregory George H
Chantilly, Virginia
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

Rude bartender (the male). Warm Chardonnay. No food. Confusing pricing. Limited choices. Signature cocktails weren't very good. I tried them twice with no improvement.

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Thank AlthaMcD
West Haven, Connecticut
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2015

The food was good. The drinks were good. The same Chef prepared the food in the Malabar as the hotel restaurant. It was very comfortable and the service was good.

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Thank Lynn0224
Maitland, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2015

loved the service and the food....service was a bit too slow for my taste but it was good service. Also, the decor was just to die for. I felt like I was in a city like NYC or Chicago. The appeal is definitely there. Beautiful bar.

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Thank Elsie C
Amery, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2015

The food in the Malabar lounge was excellent and the menu was extensive. The staff and service were outstanding!

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Thank rollynl2015
Houston, Texas
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47 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2014

The food was awesome, especially the fish and chips and braised short ribs. The bartender Sean made the best old-fashioneds I have had other that Peche in Austin.

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1 Thank Blueloci
Wellington, Florida
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40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

Dinner meeting. Wine list ok and nice red. Had the salmon - was slightly overdone for my taste. But overall nice place - will have four more meetings here this year so I will update this

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Schaumburg, IL
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2012

Great dinner. Great wine. Great dessert. Very good service. Got a coupon from the front desk at check in for $5.00 off my dinner.

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1 Thank stdonatus

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
Cuisine
International
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5445 Forbes Pl, Renaissance Orlando Airport Hotel, Orlando, FL 32812-9010
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando
  • Phone Number: +1 407-240-1000
  • This restaurant is at Renaissance Orlando Airport Hotel
Description
Premier among Orlando airport restaurants, Malabar is the ideal location to meet up with friends for a relaxing evening. Unwind with a specialty drink, beer or glass of wine and savory entrees sure to please any palate.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?