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Orchids

Halekulani Hotel, 2199 Kalia Rd., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Waikiki)
808-923-2311
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Ranked #14 of 1,884 restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $5 - $75
Cuisines: Seafood, Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Waikiki
Cross street: Lewers Street
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Cherry Hill, NJ
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Here we are on our honeymoon and searching for one of the most romantic restaurants with a view of Waikiki Beach while we were in town off our cruise ship for one night only... and every review says this place is FABULOUS. The view was... the service, and most of the meal. (Especially the coconut cake.) But we start our... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW via mobile

Managed to get a late booking here on Sunday. It's about 60 dollars (not including drinks) so not cheap but a great experience. As many have said here there is more than you could ever eat so do a round and plan carefully before you start. I avoided the array of breakfast items and went for great salads, excellent sashimi... More

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Frisco, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

Excellent meal and service. Booked through Open Table and requested an outdoor seat and we ended up with the best table in the place! We went just before sunset and the setting was romantic. Waiter was a little offish but his service was still excellent. Would definitely go back.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

It's pricey. (Think $60+ per) Huge spread. (Salads, sushi, fruit, hot food, desserts. They have it all.) Good quality stuff. Top notch service. Awesome view. If you have the money, this is the best Sunday brunch on the island. If you don't, there are numerous other places in the $20-30 range that serve up great breakfasts too, but this is... More

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Calgary, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 NEW

We made a reservation at this restaurant on the advice of a local gal who said it was amazing. While it was good, it was not amazing. The service was very good, our server very friendly, the setting very nice right on the ocean front but the food for the cost wasn't the best we have ever had. My olive... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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145 reviews 145 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Relaxed yet an elegant setting with peaceful ambience, warm attentive service and food that was a feast for the eyes and taste buds! It is relatively empty for a weekday lunch so it's prefect for a leisurely chat over a mid day meal. The Orchids salad with greens and fruit in a pomegranate vinaigrette was tasty and refreshing. Shrimp ravioli... More

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

The lobster de shelled and served with curry sauce is a delight. The shrimp and avocado starter mixes citrus with avocado and a blended guacamole - all spaced separately for you to combine as you desire. Champagne list is extensive - with the sommelier's recommendation heeded to a fine dry Brut, to start and finish the evening. Lychee and Pineapple... More

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Morges, Switzerland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014 via mobile

Sunday brunch in Orchids is a highlight of my visits to Oahu.Each time I visit I am delighted by the food service and the location. The wide choice of dishes, so well presented, is excellent and is very tasty. Service is discrete and prompt, and the view is oceanic!! I can heartily recommend this restaurant for Sunday Brunch.

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los angeles, ca
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

The ambiance, the food, the service (trifecta) were absolutely amazing. I love the attention to detail, and my Alaskan King crab benedict was to die for. We sat at the outside patio overlooking the ocean. I have no complaints. Remember to dress well or you'll feel left out. I went with workout attire (which was on the "no" list). However... More

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We celebrated our wedding anniversary with a wonderful dinner at Orchids. The staff knew it was our anniversary and truly made our dinner something very special with all of the attention we received. The ocean front setting was spectacular and so was the food. At the end of our dinner, we were brought a piece of their signature cocoanut cake... More

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