Restaurants That Are Now Open For Dine-In In Florida

    Post-coronavirus, restaurants are slowly reopening in various stages — which started with takeout and delivery and has evolved into partial capacity for dine-in— in order to ensure a safe experience until the days of everyone operating at full capacity. We are just as excited as you to get out of our own messy kitchens and back into a restaurant enjoying food and drink crafted by someone else along with new and old friends. Here is a comprehensive list of restaurants that you can enjoy dine-in eating now in Miami, Tampa, and Orlando, Florida.

    Restaurants open in Orlando:

    Ace Cafe Orlando

    A Roadside Gastro-Diner with fresh, creative comfort food, full of modern influences, and scratch cooking. Influenced by some of the best backroads joints and specialty food fayre found anywhere, there’s something at the Ace for everybody!

    Bar Louie Orlando Gateway

    Bar Louie is the nation's hottest gastro bar, dedicated to revolutionizing your dining experience.

    City PUB 

    City PUB is located in the heart of the North Quarter District in Downtown Orlando. We have a comfortable bar, high-top, and dining room seating with multiple TVs so you never miss your favorite game.

    The Treehouse

    Orlando's coziest cocktail bar. Located inside the green door downtown.

    Reyes Mezcaleria

    Reyes Mezcaleria is located in the North Quarter District of Downtown Orlando that offers regionally-inspired Mexican cuisine from Michoacán native Chef Wendy Lopez paired with a unique bar experience that features craft cocktails and an impressive list of over 140 agave spirits. Reyes is committed to offering thoughtfully prepared cuisine using the best ingredients possible. The team at Reyes strives to honor the cuisine, spirits, and culture of Mexico.

    The Palm Orlando

    Located in the Hard Rock Hotel® at the heart of the Universal Orlando™ theme park, The Palm Orlando balances the energized atmosphere of a see-and-be-seen location with an intimate dining experience perfect for relaxed conversation and reliably outstanding food.


    Downtown Orlando’s premier outdoor terrace bar, Ember is reminiscent of the easy-going social taverns seen all over Europe and the Mediterranean. Ember is a cared-for environment where you can gather for an evening and get lost in the experience.

    Kabooki Sushi

    Kabooki Sushi puts a modern spin on sushi bringing influences from all outlooks of life. Here you will find that the presentation is an art form of the utmost importance only match by its taste! You can expect sushi and an amazing selection of Asian fusion!

    The Pub Orlando

    The Pub provides a true British Pub experience complete with brilliant food, drink, and genuine hospitality. We are best known for our signature Fish-n-Chips but guests can also nosh on shareable dishes, build their own burgers or savor some classic comfort food. An extensive beverage selection gives our guests the opportunity to discover fine ales and lagers from the United Kingdom, Europe, and the USA. We also feature a top-notch list of single malt scotch, bourbon, wine, and specialty cocktails. In true pub fashion, guests will be warmly greeted by an enthusiastic team ready to take part in their memorable experience. It’s a great place to dine, drink, and gather.

    Restaurants open in Tampa:

    Whiskey Joe’s Tampa

    A trip to the Islands you can do in a day. When you think of Whiskey Joe’s, think of tropical breezes, white sand, cold drinks, delicious grub, and killer sunsets. Inspired by the legend of Whiskey Joe—a renowned sailor, adventurer, and alligator tamer who sailed the open seas discovering new flavors and spices from waters near and far—Whiskey Joe’s 'Floribbean' menu features local Florida favorites and Caribbean flavors. Whiskey Joe's World Famous Barefoot Tiki Bar brings the islands even closer with 40+ tiki cocktails, local beers, palapas, fire pits, and live entertainment.

    Coppertail Brewing

    Coppertail Brewing Co is an independently owned production brewery and tasting room in the historic Ybor neighborhood of Tampa, FL. It was founded on the desire to bring more quality, Florida-brewed beer to the thirsty masses. Florida Inspired. Tampa Brewed.

    Ocean Prime

    Seafood or Steak? At Ocean Prime, you can choose the best of both. Add in world-class wines, award-winning, handcrafted cocktails, timeless elegance, and take-your-breath-away kind of service. At OCEAN PRIME Tampa, we deliver more than just incredible food and drinks: We create remarkable experiences.

    Ciccio Cali Tampa Palms

    Inspired by our food tours of California… our bowls, tacos, juices, and wraps fit any mood, lifestyle, or occasion. Our dishes offer antibiotic-free chicken and meats, fresh veggies, and high protein options leaving you feeling lighter and healthier. Or, when you’re craving something a little more indulgent… our hand-rolled pizzas or locally made cupcakes will hit the spot. We also offer plenty of vegan and gluten-friendly creations. 

    American Social Tampa

    American Social “AMSO” offers an upscale, yet casual dining experience. A high-energy sports bar and music-centric restaurant & bar that offers an award-winning menu and entertainment, unlike all others. We’re a place where friends come together and great memories are made. Where your favorite all-American food cravings are satisfied, great music fills the air and all the big games can be enjoyed with your friends and fellow fans.

    Restaurants open in Miami:

    The Rusty Pelican Miami

    The Rusty Pelican gives guests the ultimate taste of Miami. Situated right on the Rickenbacker Marina, the waterfront views of Miami are unmatchable. Upon arrival, guests are transported to a world of contemporary sophistication. The Rusty Pelican’s plantation-style building exudes elegance and its modern fountain and lush greenery bring guests to a modernized tropical escape. Contemporary cuisine tantalizes the senses, with exotic Latin-inspired dishes and the freshest local seafood. 


    Just minutes from Downtown Miami and the Brickell Financial District, the brasserie has brought a vision unlike any other to the Miami River, transforming a post-industrial warehouse outfitted in unexpected, sophisticated nautical touches into a world-renowned fine-dining destination. 


    Barsecco is a stylish restaurant & lounge that transforms from bright and open to sensual and inviting by night. Enter just off Brickell Avenue onto the breezy canopied terrace where eclectic seating, draping vines, and reclaimed barn wood welcome guests to mingle, dine and relax.

    La Cerveceria De Barrio - Lincoln Road

    We started by getting inspired by the traditional seafood markets of Mexico, and little by little we beat the people in the direction; thus we began our adventure at the corner of Avenida Tamaulipas and Vicente Suarez Street, in the heart of La Condesa.

    Havana 1957 Breakwater

    Havana 1957 is a new chain of Cuban restaurants, unlike other traditional Cuban restaurants. It sets itself apart by creating a unique dining experience that allows you to spend Un Dia En La Habana and relive the glory and glamour of old Cuba during the 1950s.

    Piazza Italia

    A good meal is more than just delicious food – it’s taking pleasure in cooking for those you love, and slowing down to embrace every moment spent at the table. A good meal is about the experience and that is what we at Piazza Italia love to give

    LPM Miami

    LPM Miami continues the tradition of celebrating the simplicity of light French Mediterranean and Niçoise cuisine featuring exceptional pasta, seafood, and meat dishes prepared with fresh Mediterranean produce such as artichokes, courgettes, olives, and lemons.LPM Miami features an elegant, beautifully understated main dining room reminiscent of the Cote d’Azur, framed in a light color palette with accents of fine linens and marble, and featuring eclectic art and "Belle Epoque" accessories. 

    Azabu Miami

    Voted New Times Best Japanese Restaurant 2018, this hidden gem located inside the Marriott Stanton on 2nd & Ocean Drive, offers a tasteful high-end selection of Japanese cuisine and cocktails alike. Transport yourself to Tokyo with an unmatched omakase-style experience inside The Den by our Tokyo-trained sushi chefs. With fish flown in daily from Japan, The Den is an experience like no other.

    Redfish Miami

    Redfish by Chef Adrianne offers a dynamic fine-dining experience with a gourmet chef-driven cuisine. Our seaside venue serves as one of Miami’s most unique locations featuring 365-degree ocean views.

    Novecento Brickell

    A classic, a concept, an experience. Novecento takes the old mantra “mi casa es su casa” (my home is your home) to another level. It is the best option for those looking for the casual elegant European style bistro, with Latin American influences and wonderful service in a seductive environment.


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    Author: Rachel Mazzola