About Palm Restaurant - Orlando

5800 Universal Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32819
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Orlando Palm Restaurant is located in the cities hottest hotel, The Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Studios and has truly become the place to "see and be seen." for over 80 years, Palm Restaurant has been famous for USDA prime aged steaks, Jumbo Nova Scotia Lobster, Italian entrees, fresh premium seafood, generous portions, outstanding service, and an atmosphere like nowhere else. You Belong at Palm Restaurant...The Classic American Steak House. It's your favorite table, your favorite drink and the best of everything. Experience the ongoing celebration of timeless tradition, lively spirits and legendary taste. Ask Palm Restaurant about joining The 837 Club, and enjoy the perks and rewards of good taste, great food, and Palm Restaurant experience.

Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steak, Seafood, Italian

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sunday & Monday 5:00pm - 9:00pm; Tuesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm,

Cross Street:
Major

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(407) 503-7256

Website:
http://www.thepalm.com/Orlando

Catering:
You provide the occasion; we’ll set the scene. Whether you’re organizing a rehearsal dinner or a business lunch presentation, we’ll work with you to create a personalized, enjoyable, and memorable event. Our team of expert staff will do everything required to create a positive experience for your valued guests – from the warm greeting they receive on arrival to their last bite of dessert. Visit http://www.thepalm.com/privatedining to start planning your event.

Parking Details:
Complimentary Valet parking with validation at the front of the Hard Rock Hotel.

Executive Chef:
Larry Sinibaldi

Additional:
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
There’s always something happening at the Palm! To learn more about our latest specials and events visit http://www.thepalm.com/Specials

Private Dining

Palm Restaurant is the classic American steak - family owned and operated that started over 80 years ago in New York City. Palm proudly serves USDA Prime Aged Beef, Jumbo Nova Scotia Lobsters broiled to perfection and traditional Italian entrees at a level of service and an atmosphere like nowhere.

Palm Restaurant - Orlando Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.4

noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

special occasion (100)
notable wine list (75)
fit for foodies (57)
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good for groups (51)
romantic (51)
hot spot (20)
vibrant bar scene (16)
kid-friendly (15)
neighborhood gem (9)
late-night find (8)
great for lunch (5)
great for brunch (2)
great for outdoor dining (1)
scenic view (1)
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food5
ambience5
service5

Great steak house

Dined 4 days ago

Great steak house

food5
ambience5
service5

We had a mini reception for my Parent's ...

Dined on April 23, 2016

We had a mini reception for my Parent's 50th Anniversary and the Palm went above and beyond to make it a really special evening. The food was amazing!! The service and thoughtfulness outstanding!!!

food5
ambience5
service5

Everything was amazing, Alex our server ...

Dined on April 22, 2016

Everything was amazing, Alex our server was wonderful! The food was delicious as always. We are already planning out next family trip and dinner at Palm.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Lovely visit

Dined on April 19, 2016

The old fashioned whiskey is a must try! We had a wonderful 10th anniversary and look forward to returning soon!

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Excellent

Dined on April 15, 2016

Meal was excellent, party of 6 including a child. Great service and lovely setting. Prices are on the high side, so don't book if you are looking for a cheap meal, however, if you don't mind paying that little bit more for good food, would highly recommend. Excellent quality and big portions - will defiantly be returning

Tags: child friendly, fit for foodies, group bookings, romance, special occasions
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Food was on point as always!

Dined on April 9, 2016

What a meal. It's the first time going in a group and everything came out in a timely manner and the food was perfect.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, hot spot
food5
ambience4
service5
value4

Over the top service

Dined on April 7, 2016

The Palm did not disappoint our expectation. Even joined the 856 club to return again and again.

Tags: special occasion, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

Best Shrimp Cocktail ever.....everything ...

Dined on April 5, 2016

Best Shrimp Cocktail ever.....everything is always great!

food4
ambience5
service5

Was disappointed in the 4lb lobster, it ...

Dined on April 5, 2016

Was disappointed in the 4lb lobster, it was tough and dry. The filet was excellent !

food5
ambience5
service5

Always a great spot. Very consistent

Dined on April 3, 2016

Always a great spot. Very consistent

food3
ambience2
service3
value1

not what we expected

Dined on April 2, 2016

The food was just ok, it was disappointing to see that there is a dress code but it is definately not enforced! It was so loud you could not carry on a conversation with the person next to you. It wasn't a terrible expierence, just not the one we were expecting and that was a bit disappointing.

Tags: good for groups
food3
ambience1
service1

Not pleased with how they handled our al ...

vip
Dined on March 30, 2016

Not pleased with how they handled our allergy issues. Right hand didn't know what the left was doing.

food4
ambience4
service4
value2

The food was very good but extremely overpriced.

Dined on March 27, 2016

The wine was OUTRAGEOUSLY overpriced and you had to purchase a 9oz pour to even have a reasonably sized glass of wine. If I'm paying almost $20 for a glass of wine, please fill it up.... Extremely disappointing. The lobster bisque soups were fishy and extremely spicy which isn't the norm for this dish. Lastly, we kindly declined dessert and both the waiter and busgirl were pushing for us to take a dessert to go. Not professional and a bit tacky to be using this "sell" tactic.

Tags: special occasion
food5
ambience4
service5

Hatim is the Best!

vip
Dined on March 26, 2016

Hatim is the Best!

food5
ambience5
service5

Great dinner! All items were terrific an ...

vip
Dined on March 25, 2016

Great dinner! All items were terrific and service by Joe was incredible. We had 2 caesar salads, and lobster bisque for appetizers. Sea bass, prime rib with half lobster, and bone in ribeye with half lobster for entrees. Sides were awesome with goat cheese mashed potatoes and oh my god good cream spinach! Dessert was key lime pie for two. Service funny as my melted butter and horseradish was forgot but I then got three butters and two types of horseradish from three servers. That doesn't happen at Sizzler. Thanks for a great meal and service.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Melt In Your Mouth Porterhouse

Dined on March 24, 2016

we hadn't been to the Palm in a long time and I was very happy we went. We had the porterhouse steak for dinner and split the asparagus fritti and cheese potatoes and it was a wonderfully tasty We also had dessert, he had the flourless chocolate cake and I had the carrot cake - both of which were delicious. Our waiter Michael, is one of the best servers we have had and he is very attentive to our needs. Go hungry cause they have lots to choose from beginning with appetizers to dessert. Also they have a wonderful wine list along with a full bar so there are many excellent choices there.

Tags: good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Always top notch

vip
Dined on March 23, 2016

I've never had a bad meal at The Palm. We always request Gabe as our waiter. I think they built the place around him. He's just a natural fit for The Palm.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
food2
ambience1
service1

So not the Palm I'm used to. Not one sm ...

Dined on March 23, 2016

So not the Palm I'm used to. Not one smiling person.

food5
ambience4
service5
value4

Good food, Great Service

vip
Dined on March 23, 2016

We dined on the late side one evening after a full day with stops at Disney and Universal. We were tired. But, The server was friendly and very helpful. The steaks were amazing. The adults and kids loved it.

Tags: fit for foodies
food5
ambience4
service5
value3

Perfect Steak and More!

vip
Dined on March 22, 2016

As always, the Palm never disappoints me and this location is no different. The steak was perfectly cooked, the side dishes were terrific. The only thing missing was the legendary Palm Prime Rib which was not offered. But the other options filled the void just fine. Pricey but always top quality and great service.

Tags: notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

The Palm never fails.

Dined on March 20, 2016

The Palm never fails.

food3
ambience2
service2

A little disappointed with the service. ...

vip
Dined on March 17, 2016

A little disappointed with the service. While very nice, they were not "on top of it" as I am accustomed too...

food5
ambience5
service5

Gabe was amazing as always! Spectacular ...

vip
Dined on March 16, 2016

Gabe was amazing as always! Spectacular experience!

food2
ambience4
service3
value3

Disappointing

vip
Dined on March 15, 2016

Food was heavy and not terribly good. Fried oysters had no oyster flavor. linguini in clams sauce was dripping in oil/butter plus a huge puddle at the bottom of the bowl. Not much clam flavor either. Husband liked the short ribs.

food5
ambience5
service5

There's not many really nice places to e ...

Dined on March 12, 2016

There's not many really nice places to eat close to Universal Studios but this is great. Consistent with all Palm restaurants in the US, not cheap but worth it.

food4
ambience1
service2

The noise level was so overbearing such ...

Dined on March 12, 2016

The noise level was so overbearing such that you couldn't enjoy conversation over food. Regardless of the quality of the food the noise shattered the occasion. There were some service failures that should be unforgivable at a restaurant of this caliber and price. They might have been overlooked but the noise killed the evening.

food5
ambience5
service5

Linguine and clams!! That's all I have t ...

Dined on March 5, 2016

Linguine and clams!! That's all I have to say!! AMAZING!!

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

First visit

Dined on March 5, 2016

Made a reservation (definitely recommended) and was seated promptly. Server was knowledgeable, not at all pushy and very helpful. The food was incredible - no complaints at all. A bit pricey for anything more than a "special occasion" restaurant, but I will be back.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
food3
ambience1
service4

Oppressively loud

vip
Dined on March 2, 2016

Oppressively loud

food5
ambience5
service5

Always a great experience at the Palm

Dined on February 22, 2016

Always a great experience at the Palm

food5
ambience5
service5
value4

High end restaurant but worth the experience

Dined on February 19, 2016

We were celebrating several great events for my daughter. She turned 16, hit a homerun in softball, and committed to D1 softball program. He wanted a good steak. She got what she wanted. We shared the filet for 3. It was prefect. The seasoning on the outside was delicious. It was cooked prefect. The ends were medium and the middle was medium rare. The service was great. Our food came the same time as another table our server was handling. Without being asked one of the other servers came over and cut the filet for us. I really liked the way the servers overlapped or helped each other. Thank you for a great evening.

Tags: romantic, special occasion
food3
ambience3
service4
value2

Over priced for the quality

Dined on February 16, 2016

We were very disappointed in the lack of quality at this Palm. We have been to other Palm restaurants and expected a certain level of. Quality. But like everything else in the resort area, the quality was lacking. We did however go to Ruth Chris Steakhouse a subsequent night and got the quality we expected and it was actually a less expensive night out. They really need yo work on the quality. The Steak and as definitely not top of the line. The fish was flavorless. I will say that the chicken Parmesan was delicious....and our server was very attentive.

food5
ambience5
service5

The service from the hostess station to ...

Dined on February 15, 2016

The service from the hostess station to the busers was impeccable.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

SERVICE GREAT

Dined on February 14, 2016

Bob the server, been there forever, was great. 14oz Filets, the best. No fat. Mushrooms yum...Goat cheese mashed potatoes were weak. Couldn't taste the cheese flavor. Not order again. Overall, one of my local favorites...!

Tags: special occasion, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

The Palm at the Hard Rock in Universal Orlando

Dined on February 14, 2016

This is our favorite place in Orlando by far, always a warm welcome, incredible food, outstanding staff and awesome bar! Can't wait to go back!

Tags: kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

This is the only consistent steak house ...

vip
Dined on February 14, 2016

This is the only consistent steak house in orlando . Under the management of Michael Martin this place maintains a long term amazing staff, from the bar to the dining room. Nothing comes even close. I have been eating there since opening night and it always exceeds expectations The Palm Rocks !

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Always great!

vip
Dined on February 13, 2016

The Palm in Orlando is always a great place to go on special occasions. The ambiance, food, service and warmth is always the best! The manager, Michael Martin, gives the warmest greetings!

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
food1
ambience3
service4
value1

Night out Valentines weekend

Dined on February 13, 2016

The 20 dollar shrimp cocktail tasted old and salted, like the shrimp were left out on the prep table. My 58 dollar filet mignon was ordered medium came well done, burnt crisp on one side and raw on the other. The Brussels sprouts and asparagus were excellent. The coffee and crime brûlée was good. NO I would not go back!! Tim Bishop

food3
ambience3
service3

Since many Palm restaurants closed the s ...

Dined on February 12, 2016

Since many Palm restaurants closed the service here seems to have degraded. The Palm was our go to restaurant in San Diego and still is in other cities like Charlotte and was here in Orlando but this visit may have changed that. Not at all personal as it was before .

food3
ambience5
service5

Always love coming here. Good dining ex ...

vip
Dined on February 8, 2016

Always love coming here. Good dining experience. The only negative was one of the desserts on the Sunday Supper menu. It was some kind of caramel crunch cake. It really tasted like it was out of the box. It wasn't even close to being up to the standard of a menu item for the Palm.

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