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Orchard Green

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521 S Gilbert St, Iowa City, IA 52240-4969
+1 319-354-1642
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Tue 16:00 - 21:00
Wed - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Overall atmosphere is relaxing perfect lighting and cozy booths. Highly recommend the escargot hourdevour and lamb chop entree. Had an awesome server. Defiantly will be going back...

Thank ShannonMarie78
Iowa City, Iowa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Phenomenal menu- we have been several times and are never disappointed! Mother's Day Brunch is bar none the best in town!

Thank hmbd2016
Longview, Texas
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160 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a fun meal! The staff were great! I did not know what to order for all the options. The waitress said if I ordered the fillet mignon I would dream about that steak for a week. Since I stay away from steak she suggested the Whitefish. The whitefish was an awesome choice. I asked if they had bananas foster... More 

Thank Kerry S
New York City, New York
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55 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We had a deligthful dinner for 3 on a cold Saturday evening, which started with relaxing cocktails, a very dirty martini, Havana, and a bourbon concotion. We decided to share 2 appetizers which were delicious, the charcuterie board of smoked fishes and mussels. For our entrees, 2 decided to remain aquatic, with shrimp & scallops and seared sea scallops and... More 

Thank mcarter583
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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229 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This was one of the best meals that I have ever had in a restaurant. Fine dining at its best. Put this place in the middle of Manhattan and you would have to wait two months for a reservation. The restaurant is large, very attractive, service was excellent and the portions were large.

Thank GuitarPlayer2006
Columbia, South Carolina
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462 reviews
408 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the meal here. The five in our party got a variety of dishes. I finally decided on the duck. It was tender, yet the skin was crisp. Probably the best I've had.

Thank Lbouknight
Iowa City, IA
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465 reviews
312 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Pleasant experience for early dinner. Beautiful dining room and attentive staff. The Bouillabaisse was excellent, rich, and perfectly cooked with mussels, shrimp, scallops and more over risotto. My mate enjoyed the cheese board and lobster butternut squash bisque.

1 Thank GailCheryl
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Orchard Green is a lovely, quiet local eatery where you can always depend upon good food The menu varies, with an emphasis on fresh and local. The service is very nice, friendly, not rushed. .

Thank Mary Jo L
Iowa City, Iowa
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We have been to Orchard Green for 2 birthday celebrations and both times were beyond impressed with the food, atmosphere and service.

Thank Karen S
New York City, New York
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This restaurant is interesting and has a beautiful interior with ornate floors and woodwork. Orchard Green is a gourmet menu that has limited options. Too many of the entrees included mushrooms, and there was not a strong diversity of ingredients in the menu offerings. Bread is not available to be served with meals, you have to purchase the focaccia, which... More 

1 Thank TravelRitz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 30
Seafood, American, International, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 521 S Gilbert St, Iowa City, IA 52240-4969
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-354-1642
A one of a kind venue with out of this world cuisine . It's big city dining in downtown Iowa city!

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