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“Great Seafood Dinners”
Review of Hemingway's

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Ranked #142 of 3,777 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $40
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: SR 535
New Jersey
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great Seafood Dinners”
Reviewed July 13, 2013

We also loved dining at Hemmingway’s. Not only was the food scrumptious, the presentation was extraordinary and they photographed beautifully! We enjoyed it so much that we dined there for 3 nights. The wait staff was very friendly and recognized us from the previous dinners. My sister and brother-in-law visited us one night and they were thoroughly impressed with the resort as well as Hemmingway’s.

Visited May 2013
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New Jersey
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50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Wonderful atmosphere”
Reviewed July 7, 2013

Great service, great food, wonderful atmosphere. It's like dining in a treehouse amongst the most beautiful landscaped grounds. The service was wonderful as was the food.

Visited July 2013
Thank Fran45
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Chicago IL
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177 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere and food”
Reviewed June 14, 2013

Had a little trouble finding restaurant as we did not know it was inside the Hyatt Grand Cypress Hotel gated grounds and past the entrance as it is only 0.1 mile off SR535 . Valet parking available at hotel lobby but self parking in area 5 is closer. Either way have the parking ticket validated by the hostess.
Atmosphere is great as the all glass walls give a feeling of eating outdoors which you would not want to do in Orlando in the summer (95 with 95% humidity tonight). We saw a beautiful sunset from our table. Grounds are gated and for guests only but the walk from the lobby thru manicured gardens and very pretty, inviting us to stay there next trip to Orlando.
Staff is very friendly and helpful explaining menu items. Wine list is good and food was excellent from the Ceviche Duo appetizer to the ball of chocolate covered peanut butter ice cream dessert. Ahi Tuna cooked to my liking as was the snapper for my wife. Definitely coming back on next trip.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank ChicagoDon
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Kissimmee, Florida
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great seafood”
Reviewed June 11, 2013

We recently ate at Hemingway's in Lake Buena Vista at The Grand Cypress Resort. I had the fried oyster appetizer, my husband had a Caesar salad and our friend had the scallops. They were all priced at $11. The oysters were to die for and a great price for the complexity of ingredients. I had the swordfish for my main course and it was cooked to perfection. It was a "local pink swordfish" and just delicious. Our friend doesn't like grits and his crab cakes came with cheesy grits and he ate all of it. My husband had the ahi tuna. He said his was comparable to Roy's which is our favorite restaurant in Orlando. We didn't order dessert but the waitress brought us a complimentary signature dessert which was key lime pie with meringue. Most delicious. The waitress found out we were locals so gave us the prix fixe menu for September. We will definitely head back.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Nanacarolyn
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“lovely top notch food”
Reviewed June 6, 2013

Service was great, very helpful as i didnt know what to order, the waiter knew the menu so well. I sterted with the scallop which were good but not the best, then the yellow finned tuna steak, sushi style. The food was not over priced, it wasn't cheap but then you were being served great food.

Visited May 2013
Thank Michael N
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