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All 207 Iowa City Restaurants

Orchard Green

521 S. Gilbert Street, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-354-1642
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Ranked #10 of 207 Restaurants in Iowa City
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
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Iowa City, Iowa
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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

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
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
49 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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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163 reviews 163 reviews
124 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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iowa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I have dined at Orchard Green several times and have never been disappointed by either the meal or the service. The atmosphere is lovely - quiet and elegant without being stuffy. The meals are reasonably priced especially given the expertise of the chef. A not to be missed dining experience in the Iowa City area!

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I love this restaurant! Since we had our dinner party there last year, we've been back multiple times. Every time, every dish is excellent and the servers are always the best!

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Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is a great place for that special event...birthday, anniversary, good friend reunion, and other events. From the valet service, to luxury, indirect lighting, to quiet...it is the perfect night to dress up and have some great chef prepared meal. I love the bone in ribeye while my wife likes the lighter fare, and have a special appetizer and dessert.

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Additional Information about Orchard Green

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

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