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Orchids

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Halekulani Hotel, 2199 Kalia Rd., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Lewers Street)
+1 808-923-2311
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09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Essex, UK
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited Orchids on the day we got married. We'd had the most wonderful beach ceremony on the other side of the island and chose Orchids for our evening meal after reading the reviews. We were greeted warmly and led to our table for two just in time to see the sunset. Attention to detail, service and quality of food... More 

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Markham, Canada
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We ordered the lobster salad, New York steak, Prime rib, and Parmesan and truffled fries. The steaks were done just right .... medium rare as we requested. The fries were amazing side dish ... I would highly recommend them as a noon snack with a cold drink . It is a fine dining restaurant and expect to pay premium price.... More 

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North Vancouver, British Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner with friends at Orchids. The setting was lovely and service was ok. My meal was very good, however one of our party was disappointed with her meal. The wine was expensive for the quality. Overall ad nice experience but overly expensive.

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1 Thank fakmiz
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've dined at Orchids for years. Business dinners, friends brunch, family special occasions and always walked away with delicious memories. The location is prime. Overlooking Diamond Head and on the water. The food was always tasty, flavorful and although pricey the experience, care, view and food made it our go to place to be feasted, served and satisfied. Therefore the... More 

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Gresford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I cannot say enough great things about this restaurant. We booked this restaurant after reading the reviews on here. We booked on line and the restaurant were happy to meet all our requests. On the day we arrived early and were accommodated in the bar next door until the restaurant opened. All the staff were professional and attentive. Once we... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've just had another wonderful dining experience at one of our favorite restaurants, Orchids, in the Halekulani Hotel. This is where we always go to celebrate special occasions or when we really want to treat ourselves to a nice dinner. We normally make our reservations for 530pm (when they open) so that we can be seated near the lawn where... More 

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houston, texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are seeking fine dining in downtown Waikiki with a beautiful oceanfront setting but are seeking something a step up from the flip-flop crowd, then Orchids in the Halekulani Hotel is for you. This is an elegant experience which starts with subdued but excellent service, very fine wines, diverse menu and art as presentation. Interestingly it is hardly more... More 

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SAN DIEGO,CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow, where to begin simply amazing food, with service to boot!!!! Very upscale dining at it's best overlokking the Pacific.

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Honolulu
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myth: patrons are not told ahead of time about the dress code. Fact: you are told when you make the reservation that shorts, tank tops, and flip flops aren't allowed. You're told again if you agreed to receive an e-mail on your reservation. This is a high-end restaurant. If you want to wear "dress" shorts and flip flops, there are... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here one night for dinner. A beautfiul location for dinner at sunset. The seafood is good, well prepared and well presented. However, it didn't strike me as 'great' or amongst the best I've had. Still a great restaurant for a romantic dinner, good drinks, and a well prepared meal.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 75
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Hawaiian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Halekulani Hotel, 2199 Kalia Rd., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
    (Lewers Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Waikiki
  • Neighbourhood: Waikiki
  • Phone Number: +1 808-923-2311

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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?