Orlando’s best restaurants of 2018, as chosen by our readers

The results are in for the 2018 Best of Orlando reader's poll and you, the readers, didn't hold back from letting us know where you to eat. Here you'll find Orlando's best restaurants, coffee shops, food trucks, sushi spots and more, all determined by you and your friends and neighbors. If you don't see your personal favorites here, maybe this will lead you to a few new places to try!

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Best Ramen
1. Domu, 3201 Corrine Drive, 407-960-1228, facebook.com/domuf 
2. Sapporo Ramen, 5080 W. Colonial Drive, 407-203-677, facebook.com/sapporo-ramen
3. Noodles and Rice Cafe, 813 N. Mills Ave., 407-895-8833, noodlesandricecafe.com
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Best Ramen

1. Domu, 3201 Corrine Drive, 407-960-1228, facebook.com/domuf
2. Sapporo Ramen, 5080 W. Colonial Drive, 407-203-677, facebook.com/sapporo-ramen
3. Noodles and Rice Cafe, 813 N. Mills Ave., 407-895-8833, noodlesandricecafe.com
Photo via domufl/Instagram
Best Bakery
Winner: Valhalla Bakery, valhallabakery.com 
Second Place: Se7en Bites, se7enbites.com 
Runner Up: Buttermilk Bakery, buttermilk-bakery.com  
Photo via Valhalla Bakery/Facebook

Best Bakery

Winner: Valhalla Bakery, valhallabakery.com
Second Place: Se7en Bites, se7enbites.com
Runner Up: Buttermilk Bakery, buttermilk-bakery.com

Photo via Valhalla Bakery/Facebook
Best Barbeque Restaurant
Winner: 4 Rivers Smokehouse, 4rsmokehouse.com 
Second Place: Pig Floyd's Urban Barbakoa, pigfloyds.com 
Runner Up: Bubbalou's Bodacious BBQ, bubbalous.com  
Photo via 4 Rivers Smokehouse/Facebook

Best Barbeque Restaurant

Winner: 4 Rivers Smokehouse, 4rsmokehouse.com
Second Place: Pig Floyd's Urban Barbakoa, pigfloyds.com
Runner Up: Bubbalou's Bodacious BBQ, bubbalous.com

Photo via 4 Rivers Smokehouse/Facebook
Best Bloody Mary
Winner: The Hammered Lamb, thehammeredlamb.com 
Second Place: Dexter's, dextersorlando.com 
Runner Up: Maxine's on Shine, maxinesonshine.com  
Photo via The Hammered Lamb/Facebook

Best Bloody Mary

Winner: The Hammered Lamb, thehammeredlamb.com
Second Place: Dexter's, dextersorlando.com
Runner Up: Maxine's on Shine, maxinesonshine.com

Photo via The Hammered Lamb/Facebook
Best Breakfast
Winner: Keke's Breakfast Cafe, kekes.com 
Second Place: Se7en Bites, se7enbites.com 
Runner Up: Briar Patch, thebriarpatchrestaurant.com  
Photo via Keke’s Breakfast Cafe/Facebook

Best Breakfast

Winner: Keke's Breakfast Cafe, kekes.com
Second Place: Se7en Bites, se7enbites.com
Runner Up: Briar Patch, thebriarpatchrestaurant.com

Photo via Keke’s Breakfast Cafe/Facebook
Best Brunch
Winner: Santiago's Bodega, santiagosbodega.com 
Second Place: Briar Patch, thebriarpatchrestaurant.com 
Runner Up: Se7en Bites, se7enbites.com  
Photo via Santiago’s Bodega Orlando/Facebook

Best Brunch

Winner: Santiago's Bodega, santiagosbodega.com
Second Place: Briar Patch, thebriarpatchrestaurant.com
Runner Up: Se7en Bites, se7enbites.com

Photo via Santiago’s Bodega Orlando/Facebook
Best Burger
Winner: Teak Neighborhood Grill, teakorlando.com 
Second Place: Graffiti Junktion, graffitijunktion.com 
Runner Up: Beth's Burger Bar, bethsburgerbar.com  
Photo via Teak Neighborhood Grill/Facebook

Best Burger

Winner: Teak Neighborhood Grill, teakorlando.com
Second Place: Graffiti Junktion, graffitijunktion.com
Runner Up: Beth's Burger Bar, bethsburgerbar.com

Photo via Teak Neighborhood Grill/Facebook
Best Caribbean Restaurant
Winner: DaJen Eats, dajeneats.com 
Second Place: Caribbean Sunshine Bakery, caribbeansunshinebakery.net 
Runner Up: Golden Krust, goldenkrust.com  
Photo via nikkinamdar/Instagram

Best Caribbean Restaurant

Winner: DaJen Eats, dajeneats.com
Second Place: Caribbean Sunshine Bakery, caribbeansunshinebakery.net
Runner Up: Golden Krust, goldenkrust.com

Photo via nikkinamdar/Instagram
Best Cheap Eats
Winner: Gringos Locos, gringoslocos.com 
Second Place: Black Bean Deli, blackbeandeli.com 
Runner Up: Yellow Dog Eats, yellowdogeats.com  
Photo via Gringos Locos/Facebook

Best Cheap Eats

Winner: Gringos Locos, gringoslocos.com
Second Place: Black Bean Deli, blackbeandeli.com
Runner Up: Yellow Dog Eats, yellowdogeats.com

Photo via Gringos Locos/Facebook
Best Chinese Restaurant
Winner: Hawkers Asian Street Fare, eathawkers.com 
Second Place: Tasty Wok, facebook.com/Tasty-Wok-212473688910839/ 
Runner Up: Chuan Lu Gardens, chuanluorlando.com  
Photo via Hawkers Asian Street Fare

Best Chinese Restaurant

Winner: Hawkers Asian Street Fare, eathawkers.com
Second Place: Tasty Wok, facebook.com/Tasty-Wok-212473688910839/
Runner Up: Chuan Lu Gardens, chuanluorlando.com

Photo via Hawkers Asian Street Fare
Best Coffee
Winner: Foxtail, foxtailcoffee.com 
Second Place: Drunken Monkey Coffee Bar, drunkenmonkeycoffee.com 
Runner Up: Zaza New Cuban Diner, zazacubandiner.com  
Photo via lilnatdawg/Instagram

Best Coffee

Winner: Foxtail, foxtailcoffee.com
Second Place: Drunken Monkey Coffee Bar, drunkenmonkeycoffee.com
Runner Up: Zaza New Cuban Diner, zazacubandiner.com

Photo via lilnatdawg/Instagram
Best Cuban Sandwich
Winner: Black Bean Deli, blackbeandeli.com 
Second Place: Zaza New Cuban Diner, zazacubandiner.com 
Runner Up: Cubans on the Run, cubansontherun.com  
Photo via blackbeandeli/Instagram

Best Cuban Sandwich

Winner: Black Bean Deli, blackbeandeli.com
Second Place: Zaza New Cuban Diner, zazacubandiner.com
Runner Up: Cubans on the Run, cubansontherun.com

Photo via blackbeandeli/Instagram
Best Cupcake
Winner: Sweet by Holly, sweetbyholly.com/ 
Second Place: Valhalla Bakery, valhallabakery.com 
Runner Up: Blue Bird Bake Shop, bluebirdbakeshop.com  
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Best Cupcake

Winner: Sweet by Holly, sweetbyholly.com/
Second Place: Valhalla Bakery, valhallabakery.com
Runner Up: Blue Bird Bake Shop, bluebirdbakeshop.com

Photo via dragonflyreads/Instagram
Best Desserts
Winner: Better Than Sex, betterthansexdesserts.com 
Second Place: The Glass Knife, theglassknife.com 
Runner Up: Valhalla Bakery, valhallabakery.com  
Photo via Better Than Sex - A Dessert Restaurant - Orlando

Best Desserts

Winner: Better Than Sex, betterthansexdesserts.com
Second Place: The Glass Knife, theglassknife.com
Runner Up: Valhalla Bakery, valhallabakery.com

Photo via Better Than Sex - A Dessert Restaurant - Orlando
Best Diner
Winner: Metro Diner, metrodiner.com 
Second Place: Shakers American Cafe, shakerscafe.com 
Runner Up: Christo's Cafe, facebook.com/christoscafeorlando/  
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Best Diner

Winner: Metro Diner, metrodiner.com
Second Place: Shakers American Cafe, shakerscafe.com
Runner Up: Christo's Cafe, facebook.com/christoscafeorlando/

Photo via brunchandgloss/Instagram
Best Doughnut
Winner: The Donut King, thedonutking.com 
Second Place: Valkyrie Doughnuts, valkyriedoughnuts.com 
Runner Up: Voodoo Doughnut, voodoodoughnut.com  
Photo via nolanerdcouple/Instagram

Best Doughnut

Winner: The Donut King, thedonutking.com
Second Place: Valkyrie Doughnuts, valkyriedoughnuts.com
Runner Up: Voodoo Doughnut, voodoodoughnut.com

Photo via nolanerdcouple/Instagram
Best Food Truck
Winner: La Empanada, laempanadatruck.com 
Second Place: Korean BBQ Taco Box, facebook.com/KBBQBox/ 
Runner Up: Tamale Co., tamaleco.com  
Photo via La Empanada Food Truck/Facebook

Best Food Truck

Winner: La Empanada, laempanadatruck.com
Second Place: Korean BBQ Taco Box, facebook.com/KBBQBox/
Runner Up: Tamale Co., tamaleco.com

Photo via La Empanada Food Truck/Facebook
Best French Restaurant
Winner: Le Coq au Vin, lecoqauvinrestaurant.com 
Second Place: Chez Vincent, chezvincent.com 
Runner Up: DoveCote Brasserie, dovecoteorlando.com  
Photo via Le Coq Au Vin/Facebook

Best French Restaurant

Winner: Le Coq au Vin, lecoqauvinrestaurant.com
Second Place: Chez Vincent, chezvincent.com
Runner Up: DoveCote Brasserie, dovecoteorlando.com

Photo via Le Coq Au Vin/Facebook
Best Fried Chicken
Winner: Publix, publix.com 
Second Place: The Coop, asouthernaffair.com 
Runner Up: Domu, domufl.com  
Photo via solelycurious/Instagram

Best Fried Chicken

Winner: Publix, publix.com
Second Place: The Coop, asouthernaffair.com
Runner Up: Domu, domufl.com

Photo via solelycurious/Instagram
Best Greek Restaurant
Winner: The Greek Corner, thegreekcorner.net 
Second Place: Mediterranean Blue, mediterraneanblue.net 
Runner Up: Taverna Opa, opaorlando.com  
Photo via technicolor_dreaming/Instagram

Best Greek Restaurant

Winner: The Greek Corner, thegreekcorner.net
Second Place: Mediterranean Blue, mediterraneanblue.net
Runner Up: Taverna Opa, opaorlando.com

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