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, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access
Enzo's on the Lake Ratings and Reviews
Enzo's is a time warp to and earlier age ...
Enzo's is a time warp to and earlier age but that is not so bad. The decor is vintage but as expected and charming. The view of the lake was beautiful as always. Fortunately the hostess honored our request to be seated in the main dining room and we had a great table by a window. What was unexpected was the outstanding service by our waitress Susan. Since our past visits to Enzo's were marked with painfully slow service, I never thought I could give them five stars for service! My wife and I started with the caesar salad which was very good. I chose the Osso Buco special for the main course which was very good. However, my wife ordered the seafood soup/stew and rated it only Good. I rated our latest visit at four stars despite my wife's disappointment with her main course. Dinner at Enzo's may be pricey and the decor from an earlier age, but there is something timeless and comfortable about this restaurant. I can't think of many other restaurants in Central Florida that have thrived for so many years and that fact alone says volumes.
This restaurant never disappoints. The f ...
This restaurant never disappoints. The fish special is always my go to and each time I order it, I insist it is the best meal I have ever had. The ambiance and service is top notch and keeps us coming back year after year. Don't pass up the antipasto appetizer- that alone is worth coming for!
Enzo's is definitely a neighborhood gem, ...
Enzo's is definitely a neighborhood gem, and it has withstood the test of time, rare for most restaurants. The service is impeccable.The servers are well versed on the menu and the wine, and the food is fresh and absolutely, delicious! Treat yourself to an amazing Italian dining experience. You will not be disappointed.
Chef is OUTSTANDING in the delicious opt ...
Chef is OUTSTANDING in the delicious options:-). Service is good but not efficient with much time in between waiting for service and no plates served with the bread.
The chairs are VERY UNCOMFORTABLE:-((.
The spacing to dine is VERY CRAMMED:-((
We only go every so often, maybe 2-4 times a year because of these "issues" of service and comfort. We go out weekly for date night and this only gets on the list options quarterly. We would frequent more if you made environment options for more comfortable and romantic experience:-))
This is our go-to restaurant for special ...
This is our go-to restaurant for special events like birthday dinners and anniversaries. The service is wonderful and the food is top notch authentic Italian. Be sure to order the antipasto to start, and our very favorites on the menu are the bucatini pasta and the zuppa de pesce! Our recent visit was for my husband's birthday and our server surprised him with their house specialty cake with a candle. We will continue to recommend Enzo's and will return again and again.
Food was amazing. Each item on the antip ...
Food was amazing. Each item on the antipasto bar took me back to my mom's table. The grilled shrimp entree was exceptional! Susan our server was attentive and knowledgeable of the menu as well as the wines. And the view!!!!
It's been 20 years since I last dined at ...
It's been 20 years since I last dined at Enzo's. For some reason, my circle of friends had forgotten this place still exists. What a gem! The food was delicious, & service was excellent. I told the bartender that he made one of the best cosmos I've ever had & I consider myself an expert on those lovely, pink drinks! Diners were dressed nicely & I had the feeling that there are a lot of "regulars." We will return!
The food was excellent and it was a nice ...
The food was excellent and it was a nice touch to serve the cookies at the end of meal. Our table was wobbly and the bus boy had to stick something underneath of the leg after an attempt by our server. The garden out back near the lake was overgrown and needs tending to.
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.
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