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Orchard Green

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521 S. Gilbert Street, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-354-1642
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Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Tue 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 52
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great casual spot with excellent food

Great place to go for light supper with friends - easy to chat, occasional live music, excellent food, always a good choice for a get together with friends.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
Hawkjohn
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Iowa City, Iowa
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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79 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Iowa City, Iowa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Great place to go for light supper with friends - easy to chat, occasional live music, excellent food, always a good choice for a get together with friends.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Valentines day dinner locale with wife. Great experience. We loved the atmosphere, service, and the food was very good. Will definitely go back!

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Rochester NY
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149 reviews 149 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Our party of four arrived without a reservation, midweek, at peak dinner hour, and we were promptly seated. Our waiter was friendly and knowledge, offering helpful menu suggestions and a great recommendation on wine. Appetizers and salads arrived right on queue. And they were delicious. But....oh no....30 minutes passed and no entrees and no waiter! At last, they both arrived... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We love to go to Orchard Green for special occasions and have never been disappointed. We have been here for an anniversary meal, a retirement dinner, and a birthday meal. Excellent every time. A bit pricey, but a fine meal for those times when you're able to spend a bit more. Worth it!

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Iowa City, Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

The food here is clearly gourmet and very good. The dining room ambiance is elegant with massive moulding from floor to ceiling. You won't be disappointed!

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Iowa City, Iowa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

If you want an amazing meal or have a special occasion to celebrate, visit Orchard Green. Excellent service, beautiful surroundings and of course the great food. I love the tortellini and the lobster bisque.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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83 reviews 83 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Spending a weekend in Iowa City, and recommendations for fine dining pointed to Orchard Green. The space is interesting, lower level lounge and second floor dining room. Decor is heavy on wood, with exposed brick and period brass lighting. Started with their signature cocktail, an apple martini with fig, didn't have much flavor for my tastes. We sampled the bean... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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170 reviews 170 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We came based on the reviews and were not disappointed. Our service was good (not exceptionally slow as one reviewer wrote) and although our server mixed up our salad order, she promptly corrected it. The wine list included a couple of different but very good selections by the glass. I echo another reviewer who recommended the focaccia appetizer - very... More 

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Waterloo, Iowa
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We recently dined at Orchard Green, and really loved it. We live in Iowa, and travel to Iowa City regularly. This was our first meal at Orchard Green. The decor was beautiful, with brick and dark wood. It was also quiet, and easy to have a conversation, which we also loved. For appetizers, we had the focaccia bread, and a... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great ambiance, very good food. The downstairs is great for a girls night out get-together. The salmon small-plate is always fabulous and the cook will do it to your specifications. A must-do if in Iowa City

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 521 S. Gilbert Street, Iowa City, IA 52240
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: 319-354-1642

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 11:00 pm

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