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The Palm

5800 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819 (Florida Center)
(407) 503-7256
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Ranked #133 of 3,117 Restaurants in Orlando
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $16 - $80
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Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Florida Center
Cross street: Major
Description: 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.
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Palm Coast, Florida
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68 reviews 68 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

We recently ate at the Palm to take advantage of the 5 pound lobster dinner for 2 for the price of the 4 pounder. The lobster was huge and we wound up taking some home and my wife enjoyed lobster salad for lunch the next day. The lobster was prepared very well and the tail and knuckle meat was very... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

We decided to eat here without a recommendation. We had reservations and upon arriving we were seated in a timely, friendly manner. As soon as we sat down they immediately brought us our bread ...very attentive. Our waiter was very friendly..suggesting meals, telling us the history bof the owners. .very nice. Then the food! First we had baked clams which... More

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Essex
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52 reviews 52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

We visited The Palm whilst staying at the Hard Rock and were very impressed. The food was amazing, fine dining but with good sized portions particularly the steak which was amazing. Apart from the delicious food I must say the service we received at this restaurant was outstanding from the first person who greeted us to the young man who... More

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Waldorf, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Elegance in a laid back space, spectacular food, uncompromising service-just plain fantastic. Lamb was the best, lobster scrumptious and the potatoes au gratin should not be missed-they have a Gascon Malbec which is reasonable and delicious, this place is a gem, even though it is in a resort hotel.

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Miami, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Although it is expensive, the food was amazing. We were celebrating my son's 16th Birthday and it was a very fun experience. The filet mignon was superb and the Brussels Sprout a nice surprise !!!

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Denver
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Took a break from Universal to have a birthday dinner for my husband. Totally disappointed. First time at a Palm but have always wanted to try one. Both steaks overcooked, mine enough to send it back. Didn't get much apology- expect to be treated like the customer is right either way at a place like this. Did not like the... More

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Alpharetta,Ga
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7 reviews 7 reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My husband and I needed a little splurge/escape from the mania of the parks so we chose The Palm not knowing what to expect. We had drinks at the bar first where the staff was fun and gave us excellent service and drinks. Then we were brought to the dining room and served by Stacye. She made great recommendations, most... More

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East Hagbourne, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We visited this restaurant on our first night after a day of terrible airplane food! Having been to a Palm before in Denver we knew what to expect and were not disappointed. the 16oz bone in fillet was great.

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NavyMike89
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63 reviews 63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I'm going to tell you now it's going to cost you a pretty penny regardless. the food was outstanding. Our server Gabe was great and knowledgeable with recommendations. Got the lobster special with filet and split it between the two of us. Can't beat it. Has a nice bar when you come in but take the time to sit and... More

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Mansfield, Ohio
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The food was incredible, but the experience was ruined by the slow inattentive service. I have had better service at McDonalds. We finished a basket of bread before the server ever took our order. He passed our table to go talk to people at another table that he wasn't even waiting on. A table next to us got tired of... More

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