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Hillstone Restaurant

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215 S Orlando Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789-3657
(407) 740-4005
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a really good restaurant. It's location on the banks of Lake Killarney is a fabulous setting, try and reserve a table with a lake view. The service is attentive and efficient from the moment you valet park. We had the Lump Crab Cakes and the Yellow Snapper which were prepared and presented beautifully. The food tasted as good... More 

Thank Steve1249
Orlando, Florida
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161 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Sip a glass of fine rose wine while gazing at beautiful views of Lake Killarney until you try your first bite of the outstanding Chef's special salmon with toast points. Follow that with the iceberg wedge and danish blue cheese with warm yellow beets, smokehouse bacon, and campari tomatoes and your taste buds will actually swoon, Then take a break... More 

Thank SailorGene
Orlando, Florida
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323 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, great service, great atmosphere. Love the outdoor tables overlooking the lake. All of the salads are absolutely amazing. Creative combinations and extra fresh ingredients. The French dip sandwich is also outstanding. Great wine selection.

Thank TheOranges
Winter Park, Florida
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a winner on food, service and atmosphere. I like that they accommodate my gluten free requests and adapt easily!

Thank WinterParkCyndi
Lake Mary, Florida
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first time here to celebrate with family from out of town. This was a very special occasion for us and we spent alot of time researching where to go and we picked Hillstone based on all the positive reviews on Trip Advisor, expectations were high. The food was fabulous and the chef was more than willing to... More 

Thank FLGal321
Laura B, Guest Relations Manager at Hillstone Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear FLGal321, Thank you for your review, and we are so sorry for the lapse in service you experienced. We pride ourselves on the friendliness and professionalism of our staff, and we regret your visit ended on a less than stellar note. Your feedback is a helpful coaching opportunity for us, and Executive General Manager Cindy Wathen would like to... More 

Orlando, Florida
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have never had a bad meal there. The service is always first rate with many people there to help. The view of the lake from every seat in the restaurant is beautiful. Watch the wake boarders or a plane fly in for lunch.

Thank 4AllHart
Casselberry, Florida
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was formerly Houstons, it did not miss a beat by changing names. The food is still amazing and the view is incredible

Thank cukierjuan
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my favorite of all restaurants in our area! We always celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, special occasions and take guests. Because the food is ALWAYS delicious! Servers very professional and friendly. Menu offers freshest of foods and so perfectly prepared. The atmosphere is very inviting with wonderful view of Lake Killarney. Dining here is a ALWAYS a wonderful experience and... More 

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Lake Mary, Florida
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188 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here on a Tuesday night for my Wifes birthday. The restaurant is very upscale and appears to have great scenery (it was dark when we arrived). Considering it was a Tuesday night, the place was really busy and we had to wait 45 minutes to get a table, which wasn’t a problem, as they have a nice bar... More 

Thank NickSFCB
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a reservation for 10. It was a very important occasion for our family, as I advise the attendant on the phone. When we got there we were told that unfortunately we could only have dinner in separate tables, once THEY DO NOT HAVE TABLES FOR MORE THAN 6 PEOPLE. This is weird itself for a restaurant, but the... More 

Thank AnaClaraMachado2013
Laura B, Guest Relations Manager at Hillstone Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Machado, We are so sorry for any miscommunication on our part regarding your reservation. We are not well set up to accommodate large groups, and Executive General Manager Cindy Wathen hopes you will allow her to personally follow up with you to discuss the details of your visit. We take your disappointment seriously and attempted to review the... More 

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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
$30 - $80
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings, Large groups
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
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 S Orlando Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789-3657
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Winter Park
  • Phone Number: (407) 740-4005
Formerly Houston's

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