About Enzo's on the Lake
Enzo's on the Lake is the perfect place for a congenial evening of cocktails, fine food and wine, lavish desserts and very special hospitality. Whether you are entertaining for business or pleasure, having a birthday celebration or just a romantic dinner for two, we will do our best to keep you satisfied. In 1980, Enzo's on the Lake opened as a lovely secluded lakefront restaurant, built in the style of an Italian villa. The restaurant is dedicated to the idea of simple yet sophisticated cuisine. The freshest fish, meats, fruits and vegetables that can be obtained are woven into a menu that emphasizes a unique culinary heritage and diversity. An extravagant antipasto bar welcomes you to the excitement of the dining room overlooking the lake. There is a full service european style bar, private dining areas for meetings and parties and the lakeside gardens where many weddings concerts and gatherings take place. We look forward to serving you!
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Friday: 11:30pm - 2:30pm; Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
1/2 mile south of SR 434 on U.S. Hwy 17/92
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Private Party Facilities:
Birthday and anniversary parties. Wedding and baby showers. Christmas and holiday parties... we do them all. We have three distinct party rooms that are available to accommodate your festive occasion.
Private Party Contact:
Susan Nunez: 8886061727
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access
Enzo's on the Lake Ratings and Reviews
Consistently excellent authentic Italian ...
Consistently excellent authentic Italian food. The antipasto is the best , we can never get enough and always order at every meal. The atmosphere is cozy, feels like someone's home . Enzo's us our favorite restaurant in the Orlando area .
The horrible hostess must be the owner b ...
The horrible hostess must be the owner because this woman would have been fired otherwise. We entered the restaurant behind another couple and the woman immediately left through the front door with a server. Although is was a Saturday night, it was early and only two tables had been seated. After returning she went into the bar area for a while then came back and seated the first couple. When she returned it was back to the bar area (Perhaps she had a cocktail there?) and past us once again and into the dining area. Once again back out to where we were to study the computer once again (a Luddite?). Finally she asked our name again and gaped at the screen a minute or two and seated us. There is no excuse for this inattention.
The busboy was good and kept our glasses filled and the waiter started off well but as they got busier he got worse. He spent an extended time deboning a fish while we were waiting for desert. The after I requested the check he got quite chatty with another table socializing.
I enjoyed the garganelli pasta while my wife had an undersized and bland lamb chops. even after the antipasto, she was still hungry after the entree.
As Always, Great!
We have been going to Enzo's from day one when it first opened. It has continued to be our favorite overall restaurant in this area. Our daughter was married there several years ago because it was a favorite as she and her sister were growing up. As always, it is a delightful experience!
Will give it a second chance but the ser ...
Will give it a second chance but the service this time was terrible. Waiter was inappropriate with my wife; made several comments that made her uncomfortable and insulted her once. Food was ok, but the service took away from our ability to enjoy our night out. Very very slow on delivery of the food too.
Overall was okay. Antipasto and carbonar ...
Overall was okay. Antipasto and carbonara pasta was great! Nothing special about beef short ribs..
It was our anniversary dinner and they did not recognize the occasion.. It would be nice touch if a server or manger congratulate us.
Beautiful, delicious restaurant
We had our daughters college graduation dinner at Enzos on the Lake with a party of 12. The restaurant was recommended by a friend. It was wonderful! The place is beautiful with a gorgeous view of the lake. The appetizers, wine, dinner were all delicious! The people that work there were amazing, just very kind people enjoying what they are doing. Overall a great experience we will be back for sure some time!
Food is always enjoyable...this time outstanding.
Enzo's has been a go-to place for my wife and family since we moved into the area back in 1989. We've always enjoyed the ambiance and vistas from the back of the property. But it has been the food that brings us back. The most recent visit (May 2016) was outstanding. We brought a friend for his first visit, and he left with compliments for the fine fish that was prepared tableside. Desert was a big hit that evening, as was the wine that accompanied our appitizers and entrees. And, for a place that can get loud (due to the proximity of other guests), this particular evening was actually quite reserve. An enjoyable evening all around!
I love everything about it!
Arrive early and have a cocktail in the bar before dinner. It's a charming bar and the drinks are excellent. To start off, the antipasti is not to be missed. Share a pasta course, and then enjoy an entree. Hear about the evening's specials as they are always delicious. Desserts are fantastic if you make it that far. The service is personal and professional. Great wine list! quite simply, it doesn't get any better than Enzo's! My favorite restaurant...after thirty years! We go as often as we can.
Dinner with girlfriend and family
Was in area for a cruise a day earlier and knew about Enzo's from my parents when the lived here years ago. It was as good as when Enzo and his wife Joanna opened it. Although Enzo has passed, still top notch place and Joanna remembered my parents from over 20 years ago.
Romantic, delicious food and excellent service
I went there for my anniversary and the service, the food and the overall experience was excellent!
This is the perfect place for a romantic night. The lake view and gardens are incredible.
Our server David was very friendly and helpful.
After 13 years of dinning in Orlando, this is by far the best fine dining experience in Orlando.
I highly recommended.
Great but noisy
First time diners; the food was top notch and the service very attentive. Nice view too. But we couldn't get over how noisy it was. Our waitress was practically shouting to tell us the specials. Not what I'd call a romantic night out with my wife.
I LOVE this restaurant and have dined th ...
I LOVE this restaurant and have dined there many times. Three people at my table asked if we could have a side of pasta INSTEAD of the potatoes,etc that came with the dish.
Our waiter, who was great by the way, told us that could be done. We were astonished when we were each charged an extra $9.75 for plain pasta with a tomato sauce in addition to our $19 special fish of the day. I understand making a profit but we thought this was ludicrous since we were not informed of the charge prior to getting the check. I will of course go back but will ALWAYS ask about charges BEFORE I make any changes
Lively, romantic and intimate
Enzo's serves up the best Italian fare in a lively atmosphere that makes you feel right at home. The servers are a joy, the food is divine, the wine list is impeccable and the view perfection. If you're looking for somewhere new to have a special dinner out, look no further.
Best Italian Restaurant in the Orlando area
We routinely dine here as a couple, a family and with guests. The food quality, selection is great. I don't necessarily like pasta but I still have a large selection to choose from. The service is consistently good. It feels like you are in a home setting overlooking a beautiful lake. It's located in the Longwood area and worth the drive.
Great dining experience
This was one of the best meals that my wife and I have had in the last couple of years (and we eat out a lot). We had a table near a window, which offered a beautiful view of the lake. The ambiance was wonderful, and the wait staff was attentive without being intrusive. Best of all, the food was outstanding. We will go back, often.
Simply the best. Food, drinks, atmospher ...
Simply the best. Food, drinks, atmosphere, and service. They never fail to deliver a great experience. We love this place and will continue to visit as frequently as possible. They make you feel at home from the moment you walk in. Don't ignore the bar, the bartender makes great drinks and is a pleasure to chat with.
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