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521 S. Gilbert Street, Iowa City, IA 52240
319-354-1642
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8:30 am - 11:00 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
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 54
    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
Nice experience

We took my parent out for their 90th and 83rd birthdays. They thoroughly enjoyed the evening. The baked King Crab, spinach and artichoke dip was outstanding. Also, the carmalized onion and lobster and squash brisk soup were very good. Entree selections consisted of duck, cowboy ribeye steak... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
Alan T
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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81 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We took my parent out for their 90th and 83rd birthdays. They thoroughly enjoyed the evening. The baked King Crab, spinach and artichoke dip was outstanding. Also, the carmalized onion and lobster and squash brisk soup were very good. Entree selections consisted of duck, cowboy ribeye steak, Chilean sea bass and salmon. We all sampled each other's entrees and all... More 

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iowa city, ia
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83 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Our large group visited several weeks ago on a Friday evening. Parking can be a bit of an issue around there, but I do see that they offer a valet service. We dined in the upstairs dining area for our birthday get together. We had a wonderful time. We were treated very well, never feeling like our servers were waiting... More 

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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
6 helpful votes 6 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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155 reviews 155 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 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
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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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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85 reviews 85 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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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175 reviews 175 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?