About Hamilton's Kitchen at the Alfond Inn
Hamilton’s Kitchen menus feature current Florida farm to table practices, respecting nature’s sustainable indigenous products, freshly presented with modern culinary techniques. Al fresco dining on the Hamilton’s Kitchen patio is also available. Hamilton’s Kitchen serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Winter Park, FL 32789
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast Daily: 7:00am - 11:00am
Lunch Daily: 11:00am - 6:00pm
Dinner Sun - Wed: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Dinner Thurs - Sat: 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Sunday Brunch: 7:00am - 2:00pm
Lounge and Bar Daily: 11:00am - 11:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Validated Parking for all restaurant and lounge guests.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Indoor Smoking Area, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Hamilton's Kitchen at the Alfond Inn Ratings and Reviews
Purchased a Groupon previously, but went during Magical Dining. MDM menu was nice, but Groupon went off of the regular dinner menu, so we went with that. $20 applied to wine and beer, so we split a small bottle of Duckhorn Merlot (enough for two glasses). Crispy octopus appetizer was delightful and tender and our main entrees were delicious and well done. The sauce on the crab crusted scallops was perfect and paired very well with the mild sides. Finished it off with a Macallan butterscotch pudding, as recommended by our server Christina. She did well, but might have been a little in the weeds with a bigger table, so our meal took a little longer than some of the tables around us. Still, definitely a place I'd revisit!
Took my elderly parents out to dinner at Hamilton Kitchen prior to Hurricane Irma. Complimentary valet parking. The entire staff was very respectful, courteous and charming. Participating in Magical Dining. They have a detailed wine list. The food was delicious. I had the watermelon salad, salmon and bread pudding for dessert. Looking forward to dining at Hamilton Kitchen again soon.
Very enjoyable first time experience. We were served a comp appetizer, which was delicious. All our entrees were over- the- top! Chilean Sea Bass, Salmon and Salmon/Shrimp Special were perfect. I asked for a substitute on the Swiss Chard (to be the Bok Choy) and it was an easy "yes". Dessert was the Butterscotch Pudding - I did not eat it but both my companions did and thought it was divine (one had had it before and had dined several times at the restaurant). I am gluten free and there were good options ( and the appetizer was GF, too!). Great table by the front windows. Manager came over at least twice to check on us and was very nice. Server Mark was very good. Only comments would be to use tablecloths at dinner service. It would be a nice touch and fitting.... would also offer stevia for sweetener! Will be back for sure. I have a catering function in September at the Hotel and look forward to it being very successful.
Kitchen and Wait Staff were Very Nice and could tell wanting to Please Customer in Sincere interest in how experience was. It's difficult for me to criticize in Person so I expressed that all was Fine with My and Hubby's Meal when in actuality it was not that impressive. The Ambiance/Decor of Hotel and Restaurant is TOP NOTCH! Beautiful and Clean! The Food was inconsistent with Seasoning/Salt as Hubby's Side Veggie had too much in several bites of Salt and I felt Meal was served with Too Much Melted Butter or Oil of some sort. Nothing worse than a Greasy looking Dish. We've dined here twice and just don't see returning. Food needs to come out looking California Healthy Fresh (true to Veggie Color and Not so Buttery/Oily looking) to Enjoy as "Feel Good" eating. Over salting or seasoning can Kill the Pleasure of what a Food item is expected and made by Nature to taste like. Seems like they're trying too hard here and need to keep things Simple Tasty. Let diner ADD their own Pepper or Salt excess if Diner pleases to. I wonder if some sort of Dining Background Music would enhance experience as it seemed rather boring to Dine there at the Later hours that we prefer to dine at. Something to liven it up some would be Good. Who knows...maybe with a another "Good Deal" Voucher of some sort I may give it another chance... Wouldn't mind taking My Mom from Pennsylvania here once to Dine and Enjoy the Ambiance and Beauty of Hotel. :)
My wife and I have been to Hamilton's Kitchen a number of times; this visit was a bit disappointing. We did have a great waiter Dan. My Bloody Mary was good, but my wife had a difficult time selecting a wine and settled for a selection that was mediocre. Hamilton's needs to add some popular California wines. We started with the beet appetizer which turned out to be the best part of the meal and we appreciated it was served on separate plates. My wife ordered the Red Snapper which she reported as good, but brought down by the oily Swiss Chard accompaniment. I had the Pork Shank that was very good despite a sauce that was a bit too sweet. We will consider this to be an "off night" and plan to return but not anytime soon.
My friend and I had lunch at Hamilton's Kitchen
Last week. The restaurant has a beautiful atmosphere and
looks out over the gardens. We had the chicken with a blue cheese
sauce and it was delicious! It was the special of the day. The sauce
was not overpowering and added to the tenderness of the dish. We also
had the fried green tomatoes for our appetizer and they were so good. The
sauce was just a bit spicy and was drizzled over the tomatoes in just the right amount so that the tomatoes stayed crispy.
Our server was excellent. She had several suggestions and we loved each
one. She had a very pleasant personality and was right there with tea refills
and anything else we needed.
I will definitely return to this restaurant for lunch or dinner.
We had a Groupon and we wondered if service was lacking because of this. We tipped at full meal price regardless.
The food was good but overpriced. Three scallops were $38 and most of the plate was filled with green beans. Not appetizing especially at this price point. My husband had Chilean Sea Bass and did not feel well later.
This was our first dinner at this fine restaurant. It comes highly rated and we can completely understand why. The ambiance, quality and selection of food and service are all impeccable. One of the best meals we have ever had in Winter Park and greater Orlando in general.
Top flight fine cuisine restaurant; delightful, great for foodies, special occassions and delicious.
We, my husband and I can not wait to return. He had the filet mignon and I had the Chilean Sea Bass. Both had beautiful presentations and equally delicious. Timing of our courses--apetizer, main entree', and desert were spaced relaxingly and our server Dan was a pleasure. Tell them Deb G. sent you.
Management should look into everything to cut down the noise in the restaurant because we continually had to yell and repeat ourselves to carry on a conversation. And others were yelling to be heard, it was ridiculously noisy. Close off the kitchen, clashing of things in the kitchen and even the yelling the kitchen help was making was too much. Close it off, it is not providing anything positive to the dining experience just a huge negative. It is no Hard Rock Cafe.
I went here for my birthday. First of all- parking was great. Second- the minute you walk in to the hotel- all I can say was WOW!! Our server- Tony was spectacular. He was very patient, explained everything and was very attentive. We started off with the calamari which was crispy and tasty. My husband tried 2 great beers and I just had water. For our entree we had the Creekstone Filet Mignon- medium rare. It was perfect. Only thing I would change is to have mashed potatoes. I had the Prime New York Strip Loin and it was delicious. It was cooked to perfection. For dessert we had the Macallan 12 yr butterscotch pudding and it was the perfect ending to a perfect meal. I would highly recommend this place to anyone. Tony was the best server. Thank you for great service.
I had a Groupon, which is such a great way to try new places! I took my adult son to brunch for his birthday. It is always great to spend a little alone time with him ...... especially celebrating such a wonderful, life changing event for a Mom. :)
My son had the chicken and waffles and I ordered the shrimp and grits. He very much enjoyed his and mine was fantastic! One of the best that I've ever had.
Our waitress (Lila) was a pleasure as well.
We will be returning.
Had the worst service of my life here. Our waiter was rude and demeaning and the manager even worse than him when we hoped he would fix the situation. The medium rare steak I ordered came out medium well, our wine order was forgotten til after our appetizer had been finished. The creme brulee was fantastic and the carpaccio was very good. The main course was mediocre.
It is clear the manager has distilled an attitude of being better than their diners and to do nothing to make them feel welcomed. I would recommend spending your money anywhere else.
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