Dr. Phillips

This community was named one of the best places to live in Florida by Time's Money Magazine.

Welcome to Dr. Phillips

Posh suburb with golf courses, spas, and upscale dining

Named for prominent businessman and Central Florida citrus magnate Phillip Phillips, this community is a quiet, laid-back Orlando suburb. Dr. Phillips is located on the edge of Universal Studios, Florida, providing year-round fun to all residents, and the community is well within reach of shopping malls, fantastic global cuisines, and upscale residential communities.

What to Love

  • Some of the best dining in Florida
  • ​​​​​​​Relaxing for the day at Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge
  • Upscale amenities at your fingertips
  • ​​​​​​​Close vicinity to Universal Studios Florida

Local Lifestyle

Dr. Phillips features a lavish lifestyle and offers plenty of opportunities for relaxation and having a good time. It provides a community atmosphere and welcomes all. Recently, this community was named one of the best places to live in Florida by Time's Money Magazine, and it’s easy to see why.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

You’ll find globally-inspired cuisines in Dr. Phillips, so you won’t have to travel far to experience good eats. Eddie V’s Prime Seafood is a must-try fine dining location with an extensive wine selection and namesake seafood dishes you’ll love. Kabuki Sushi is a go-to spot for mouthwatering Japanese fares, and The H is a high-end steakhouse with a sleek, Art Deco-inspired atmosphere. If you want to dine with a lake view, look no further than Seasons 52. Fresh, vibrant American fares are at the forefront of this seasonally-inspired menu. 

For fine Italian fare in Florida, check out Christini's Ristorante Italiano. It's been on Restaurant Row for 45 years and boasts a world-class atmosphere, food, and service. To punctuate their charm, each woman receives a rose at the end of their meal. 

The Dellagio Town Center on Restaurant Row features over 130,000 square feet of dining and entertainment. It's a European-inspired development reminiscent of Italy. Its signature fountain makes it the perfect setting for a relaxing spa day, a night on the town, or a stroll.

The Theatre South Playhouse offers shows and educational experiences taught and performed by passionate and professional artists.

Things to Do

Dr. Phillips offers no shortage of things to do. From casual to fine dining, exploration of the arts through events and theatres, and its vicinity to Universal Studios.

With many spas to choose from in Dr. Phillips, you'll have no problem finding your favorite relaxation spot. One of those is the Woodhouse Day Spa which offers facials, massages, body treatments in a Vichy shower, microdermabrasion, hand and foot treatments, and exceptional baths. Walking inside the building is breathtaking, with 6,000 square feet of Victorian decor.  

You can also have the "Ultimate Cigar Experience" in Dr. Phillips at the Corona Cigar Company. It features Central American decor and over 2 million of the finest hand cigars at mail-order prices. It's a great place to enjoy a whiskey, cigar, and great camaraderie.

For one of the best and most challenging golf experiences you'll ever have, head on over to Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge. It's also been home to an annual PGA Tour event in March every season since 1979.


The public school district serving Dr. Phillips is the Orange School District, catering to over 200,000 students across 263 schools, grades PK-12.

  • Dr. Phillips Elementary, PK-5
  • ​​​​​​​Bay Meadows Elementary, K-5
  • Sand Lake Elementary, PK-5
  • Dr. Phillips High, PK, 9-12

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