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BA SCORE
99
world-class

60 Ratings
Ratings: 60
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 4.51
pDev: 9.76%
Taps: 20
Bottles: 70
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

2810 Corrine Dr
Orlando, Florida, 32803-2226
United States
phone: (407) 893-9832

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @redlightx2

Notes:
Hours:
Monday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 2:00am

(Place added by: redlightredlight on 06-12-2005)
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Photo of Agentveba
4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of M_J_Z
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

I really like this place. I live about 20-something minutes away and go once or twice a month. I never have had a bad experience during any visit, particularly at the current location. As far as I can remember, RL RL has now had 3 locations (it began over near Rollins College in Winter Park, and then moved to a spot off Colonial Drive, and now it is near Audubon Park/Baldwin Park) and each has had a unique charm/atmosphere.

The bottle selection here is great and the diversity of the drafts is impressive and interesting. Some of the bottles are very pricey, though. I've declined buying certain things due to the price and wish that they were slightly lower. It's not that big a deal, but certain bottles that shouldn't cost so much do cost a lot here.

Overall, this place is great. The employees are awesome and do an impressive job, considering that it gets very busy sometimes and that there is a lot going on during such events as Zwanze Day. I am looking forward to my next visit. Definitely stop in here if you've yet to or if you're visiting Orlando.

Photo of LeDirtyPanda
5/5  rDev +10.9%

Great Bar. Being a patron as soon as I could legally drink I've seen the three variations of the grand bar! Every bartender has great stories, knows their stuff and are able to recommend the beer you want to drink, that you haven't had! If you are ever in the vicinity of this great local establishment, do your self a favor and pass on by!

Photo of KarlG
5/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of WynnO
5/5  rDev +10.9%

EXCELLENCE on steroids

Photo of Dag48
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of iTunesUpdates
5/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of FippyDarkpaw
5/5  rDev +10.9%

Awesome ambiance. Awesome beer selection. Beer bars don't get much better than this.

Photo of joemochas
4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of SaCkErZ9
4.27/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

I was staying in town for business and decided to give this place a try. I wasn't quite as enamored with this place as others, but this is probably the best selection in Orlando.

The whole area kind of lacks any real feel to it. It is located in a tiny strip mall with other restaurants and clothes shops surrounding it. The exterior is non-descript, and the interior lacks any feel. It is vacuous with no real attitude or ambiance.

My one complaint, which really isn't a true complaint, just a preference, is that out of the 25 or so taps, there was only ONE, yes ONE IPA. I know not everyone is a hophead, but this is the only BA worthy bar I have been to in the past 6 years or so that didn't have atleast three or four IPAs on tap. The only one available was Swamp Head Big Nose, which was a nice beer. The variety of styles is unmatched, which is most desireable.

The style selection runs the gamut from Altbier to Barrel Aged Saison to Helles to Schwarzbier. The bottled selection was awesome and rivaled any bottle selection I have seen anywhere in Florida. There had to be 500 bottled beers. They even had a huge ass bottle of St Feuillien (sp?) that was a 9L bottle, also known as a Salmanazar, for sale. The bartender said it was about $600.

Service was okay. I wasnt really acknowledged when I walked in and was ignored for about two minutes. After the initial introductions, the servers were knowledgable and conversational.

For beer, this is a true destination in Orlando.

Photo of johnyb
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of sholland119
4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of Zack_B
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of BeboThoughts
5/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of daneyed
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of 904Will
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of MJSawyer
4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of ImprovX
4.74/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

I miss the old redlight location, but this one does seem to be bringing in a bigger crowd. That being said, I always try to stop in at non-peak hours. When it's packed it becomes a bit too loud and unpleasant. If you stop in when there isn't many people this is the best place to find crafts in central Florida. The bartenders are all very knowledgable, and mostly pleasent.
Prices are reasonable on draft and more common brews, but the markup is a little steep for the moderately rare and higher bottles. They do have a nice vintage list though.

Overall a winner!

Photo of RedneckBeerz
4.51/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Stopped in here while down in Florida during the Christmas holidays (2013) after I read a great review by one of my adopted beer sons. He was spot on with his take of this great beer establishment. Great vibe, great brews on tap, and a vintage section to die for (yeah I splurged and picked up a vintage DFH Raison D'Extra .... kinda regret now that I didn't pick up the 2 Calling Birds as well). At any rate, if you are NEAR Orlando I'd highly recommend hitting this great spot.

Photo of MikeWatson
5/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of aLenwell
3.71/5  rDev -17.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.75

This is fantastic place for craft beer. I'm not a big fan of loud environments when I'm trying to hang out with friends, but for the selection they have I'm willing to sacrifice. The service is good, I gave it a 3 only because they can't help that the place is always packed and can only do so much for each customer. I imagine it would be amazing when not so crowded. It's a nice building, the old Carrier dealer from way back. I really like how they have a cooler full of aged beers, though I think the prices on some of those are a bit high. I really like the set up inside. The selection, again, is just ridiculous compared to any other bar in the area. There's so much to choose from on tap and in bottles/cans. They rotate regularly as well, so you can guarantee that you can go often and still have plenty of options to choose from. Moving out to that area soon, so I'll probably go a lot more often and probably enjoy it a lot more since I'll be able to go on days where it's no so busy/crowded. Definitely worth a visit and then some.

Photo of dannyhead
4.72/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

Best place in Orlando, or Central Florida for that matter, to get great craft beer. They have approximately 30 beers on tap, two of which are cask, and the list changes fairly often. Their bottle list is quite extensive and they have a couple vintage coolers in the back with some bottles at least several years old. Highly recommended.

Photo of ajtorres311
4.9/5  rDev +8.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Finally checked this place on Friday night. The only real complaint is the parking, which can be very difficult on a Friday and Saturday night. The place was packed but we were able to grab a table. Our bartender was very good, even with recommendations and the beers were reasonably priced. I was surprised to see that they offered a fairly large selection of beers aged up to 5 or so years as well as 2 different cask beers. the aged beers were expensive but everything else, like I said, was reasonably priced. We stumbled on a 7venth Sun tap takeover, which was a nice surprise.

Photo of closisinthehouse
4.78/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

I've visited Redlight numerous times at both its old and new location. The new location is much much better than the last location. The bar has plenty of seating and the space itself is very open. I do wish they had more seating, but I think that they are limited as to how many seats they can have per city code. Parking is easy during the week, but can be tough to park during Friday & Saturday evening. The beer selection is always great, they tend to have on tap pretty much any style that you like and they do have a large selection of bottles available. The staff has been nothing but AWESOME since I have started going there. Redlight is a place to go to if you are visiting Orlando or are passing by.

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