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BiCE Orlando

#255 of 2,926 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence
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5601 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819-7880 (Vineland)
+1 407-503-1415
17:30 - 22:00
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Deland, Fl
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51 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trust the mixed reviews and expect an average meal at gourmet prices. The service as noted in most reviews is very good to excellent...friendly, efficient while leaving the diners plenty of space to eat and talk. Had lobster bisque, veal piccata, napolean desserts...all average at best and way overpriced for the quality. Adjust expectations based on your location rather than... More 

1 Thank YankeeFanatic
Bice O, Owner at BiCE Orlando, responded to this review

It's unfortunate that you left with this kind of impression about us as our intentions are to show people a phenomenal Italian dining experience. Our recipes are Northern Italian style and passed down through generations since 1926, so the quality of our dishes is a priority. We'd love another opportunity to serve you our best. We're confident we can. Sincerely,... More 

Rehoboth MA
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In fairness, I live in Providence RI, which has phenomenal Italian food. So my bar is very high. We stayed at the hotel for four nights recently and dined at Bice one of those nights. The food is good, not great, not cheap. The atmosphere is very nice. The service was good, not great. For its prices, it gets an... More 

1 Thank mackerel
Bice O, Owner at BiCE Orlando, responded to this review

It's disappointing that we didn't exactly win your favor. We're all about a unique dining experience full of delicious, homemade Italian recipes and top-notch service. We can't speak to the exact details of your visit, but our hope is that we'll get a second chance one day to exceed your expectations. We're confident that we can. Sincerely, Your BiCE Team More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So I did research for a nice restaurant for our business trip to Orlando. I was so excited to book this restaurant. I emailed everyone on my team a link to the restaurant and hyped it up. So we were excited. Our reservation was for 7:30 but we arrived at 7:40 ( we called to let them know we were... More 

1 Thank Patrice C
Bice O, Owner at BiCE Orlando, responded to this review

First and foremost, Patrice, we're so sorry that we didn't deliver the exceptional experience you and your co-workers were looking forward to. Your frustration is absolutely understandable. As our staff member explained, our kitchen was working to get back on the ball after some difficulties, and it's disappointing that it affected the quality of your meal. We want to reassure... More 

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258 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

In fairness, I am not a fan of faux reality. The Portofino resort like most of Orlando would like for you to believe you've actually visited Italy, not a fan. But Bice is the real thing. The Pasta, the fish, the wine were all as good as any Italian resturant in any large city in the U.S. Service was outstanding... More 

1 Thank Ahg2
Bice O, Owner at BiCE Orlando, responded to this review

We're thrilled knowing that our flavors transported you back to Italy. You've covered everything we hope to hear and more! Thanks so much for sharing your experience and come back again soon. Grazie mille, Your BiCE Team More 

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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

The best charcuterie and cheese board I have ever had. Pasta bolognese was delicious . Dessert was wonderful. Opera singer performs at 6:30 if you sit on the balcony. Great price for the quality and atmosphere.

Thank Carla M
Bice O, Owner at BiCE Orlando, responded to this review

Carla, we love hearing that you had a wonderful time with us. Musica Della Notte is at dusk most evenings. Starting March 1st, it will begin at 7:30 p.m., so if you decide to return you'll be able to hear the sounds of the show. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Sincerely, Your BiCE Team More 

Saint Cloud, Florida
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

My wife and I went here for Valentine's Day and couldn't have picked a nicer spot ! Located in the Lowe's Portofino Hotel (which is part of Universal), it's very nice, somewhat elegant, but far from stuffy. While you can show up smart casual, many were dressed well. Italian themed, I had eggplant stuffed ravioli (excellent), and my wife had... More 

Thank James S
Bice O, Owner at BiCE Orlando, responded to this review

James, thank you so much for your kind words! We're delighted that you enjoyed everything from our food choices to the atmosphere. It was certainly a wonderful Valentine's Day. Hopefully, we can make your next visit even better. Wishing you both well, Your BiCE Team More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

A few friends had mentioned Bice in the past and recommended it to me. Since I live about 30-45 minutes away, it wasn't at the top of my list. I decided to book reservations for two on Valentine's Day and I left with one of the best restaurant experiences of my life. I worked in service industry for 10 years,... More 

Thank Chad E
Bice O, Owner at BiCE Orlando, responded to this review

This is more than we could've ever imagined, Chad. Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience! From the moment you walk through our doors, our goal is to make sure your experience with us is phenomenal and one to remember. We'd love to welcome you back next time you're in Orlando. All the best, Your... More 

Mount Dora, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We were very pleased with Bice. Top notch upscale Italian restaurant. Large portions and excellent service.

Thank themike13
Bice O, Owner at BiCE Orlando, responded to this review

Thank you! We're all about sharing an intimate and memorable experience. We appreciate your review and can't wait to welcome you back. Sincerely, Your BiCE Team More 

Palatka, Florida
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35 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We went to Bice Orlando specifically for a romantic dessert after a day at the pool and parks. We sat on the terrace and were able to listen to music from both the restaurant's piano and the plaza below. The atmosphere was phenomenal. This should be on any list of best couples' restaurants in Orlando.

Thank Ben B
Bice O, Owner at BiCE Orlando, responded to this review

It was our pleasure, Ben. Thank you for your kind words. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future! Safe travels, Your BiCE Team More 

Rochester, N.Y.
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

The setting and the service here is everything one could wish for. We started with appetizers which, while a bit too large for that course, were excellent. We both ordered pasta dishes and were disappointed. We expected elegant dishes properly sauced but the dishes when they arrived appeared to be like typical "red sauce" family diners.....swimming in too much sauce.... More 

Thank jmehar
Bice O, Owner at BiCE Orlando, responded to this review

While we're thrilled that you enjoyed our atmosphere and service, but it's disheartening to hear that we fell short with your main course. Above all else, quality is a priority, so it's surprising that your dishes arrived this way. When it comes to parking, we validate valet, which reduces the cost to $5. However, we also offer complimentary self-parking in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5601 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819-7880
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Orlando>  > Florida Center
  • Neighbourhood: Florida Center
  • Phone Number: +1 407-503-1415
World renowned BiCE Ristorante is located in Orlando at the beautiful Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, overlooking the Harbor Piazza. Guests can enjoy authentic Italian cuisine with Italian hospitality in elegant, yet resort casual indoor dining or on our outside terrace for al fresco dining. Our wine list is carefully researched to offer the best selections of unique and special wines to our guests. Our chef prepares fresh handmade pastas daily, along with dishes like osso buco, grilled swordfish, and our special risotto. BiCE is perfect for date night, family gatherings, special occasions, or corporate events. To experience Italy in Orlando, stop by BiCE Ristorante for a mix of old world elegance and modern chic Italian dining.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?