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Five Palms Steak & Seafood
Five Palms Steak & Seafood

Five Palms Steak & Seafood Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.fivepalms.com
  • Phone: (520) 615-5555
  • Hours of Operation: Sunday Brunch: 10 am - 2 pm
    Lunch: M-Sat 11:30 am - 2 pm
    Dinner: Daily from 5 pm - 10 pm
    Bar: Daily from 4 pm - 11 pm
    Nino's Bar and Grill: Monday - Thursday, Sunday 3 pm - 11 pm
    Friday and Saturday 3 pm - 12 am
    Dovino Wine, Cigar, and Gourmet Shop: Daily from 4 pm - 11 pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cigar Room, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: There are two private dining areas. The banquet room seats up to 100 guests. It features a stained glass ceiling and offers outstanding views of the city and mountains. The other private dining area seats up to 16 guests, offering great views of the city and restaurant. Screens and other material for presentations are available upon request.
  • Private Party Contact: Lisa (520) 615-5555

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Sunrise/Campo Abierto, 1 block east of Skyline/Campbell
  • Parking: Valet
A word from Five Palms Steak & Seafood
Five Palms Steak and Seafood is the vision and concept of Nino Aidi, a veteran of the hospitality industry in Europe and Mexico. The main dining room features prime beef, imported pork from Spain, and a rotating menu of fish flown in daily. The dining room will be open daily from 5 pm to 10 pm. Formal bar is open until 12 am.

The upstairs bar, also known as Nino’s Bar and Grill, will feature a separate menu based on food from the Middle East, Spain, Italy, France, Mexico, and the United States. Nino's has an extended second floor patio that offers outstanding city and mountain views. Nino's is open daily from 4 pm until 2 am. Daily happy hour is 4 pm to 7 pm.

The Five Palms concept also includes a retail store offering wine, a walk in humidor, fine chocolate, and a large selection of gourmet food. Wine purchased in Dovino may be consumed on the restaurant floor at no additional cost.
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Diner Reviews
  • "Wait staff seemed fearful of management; acted very nervous of management standing over them. Overall environment - unfriendly. Food was good for two of our party; bad for the other two. Caesar salad - poor presentation; two pieces of lettuce with dressing on top; ridiculous. My tenderloin, ordered medium well, was delivered medium rare; took ten minutes to get replacement. Prime rib had tooooooooooo much fat. The two other meals were fine; one fish, one steak. For the price paid, value was not there. WILL NOT GO BACK."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "I was disappointed in my chicken had no flavor felt like it was just dipped in oil. The mushroom starter was great the onion bread was great"
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "I was promptly greeted with a warm welcome. The staff was knowledgable of the menu and wine selection. The music was pleasant and soothing that enhanced the view of the sunset. The restaurant has a variety of rooms to accomodate any occassion. The General Manager gave me a tour of the multi-level restaurant and provided information on the decor, history of the architectural design, and other services they provide for needs of their enchanted guests."
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "This was by far the worst experience I have had in Tucson. Seated in front of a violin player. ( This would have been nice if he had maybe moved from table to table but he just stood there) Service was terrible. The waitress was more distracted with pouring wine than taking orders. No fresh catch of the day, no prime rib - at that point we got up and left. It was obvious this place was going to ruin our anniversary. We went down the street to Vivace with no reservations and when they heard of our experience sat us immediately at a table with a view. Stay away from Five Palms unless you just want to have a glass of wine."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "We ordered ribeye steaks. They were cooked to order, but thin and not very flavorful. Certainly not worth the $45 per dish."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "This was our first visit but it won't be the last. Excellent food, great presentation and a superb wine list."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "We were looking for a restaurant that was elegant, quiet, romantic with delicious seafood and steak for a special occasion. We found it! We dined at 6pm to avoid loud crowds. The ambiance was perfect & views of the courtyard were beautiful. I ordered the Chilean Sea Bass which was perfectly prepared in a light turmeric sauce served on a bed of rice. My husband ordered New York Prime Steak, well done. It arrived prepared as ordered, quite a substantial size and very moist, juicy and flavorful. It came with mashed potatoes & chives and fresh green beans. I ordered the creme brulee for dessert & was surprised to see it served on a very thin sugar cookie with fresh berries on the side. Best I've ever tasted! Overall a fantastic experience!"
    Dined on 7/22/2014
  • "We had dinner at Five Palms this week in their dining room, and it was an exceptional experience. All meals were very well prepared (mine was an escargot appetizer and a prime rib that was huge), and I was able to buy a bottle of wine at their wine shop (a 2008 Barolo for $39) to enjoy with dinner and paid no corkage fee. Service was also excellent. After dinner we reitired to the roof top bar to enjoy a night cap and the view. We'll be back."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Sat night dinner for two...Very nice restaurant dining experience, views are beautiful from the upstairs outdoor bar seating area. The violinist on Saturday evening was amazing! We look forward to going back, next time Friday evening."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Very nice restaurant, romantic with a violinist playing while you dine. It has outside dining with misters if you like outdoor eating. It has an upstairs bar (we didn't visit this time) our meal was delicious, our server was prompt, courteous, attentive, and I had a request for the violinist and he asked him for me. They have a wine store that you can purchase bottles to take with you. The price is on the high end but this was a special occasion and I was expecting it to be. We will return in the future. Everything was great but the violinist was fantastic."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Waiter was unfamiliar with the evening specials. One would think a restaurant of this caliber would have a meeting at the beginning of the evening with staff to go over these items. We ordered parmesean oysters and receive oysters on the half shell. They were excellent however. A request for halibut sautéd in butter and garlic with rice pilaf resulted in the entire dish swimming in the butter. Cioppino resembled spaghetti sauce. with the seafood overcooked. Manager came to table to inquire as to the evening and when we explained the evening's events, she never returned. The restaurant is "high end" and has many flaws."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "A Sunday special occasion dinner was well executed through fantastic drinks, great food and great service. I highly recommend the five palms martini!!! This drink is a "must have" in my opinion. My beef tenderloin was perfectly cooked."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Made reservations online for Monday, June 16 - my wife's 70th birthday. When we arrived, there were no cars, locked doors, and a sign on the door that said "Closed Mondays for the Summer." A great experience."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "The decor is beautiful! My husband and I had the three course special with center cut beef tenderloin and it was was melt in your mouth good. We also had special requests due to low carb diets and our requests were filled without a problem. "
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Steak had a lot of gristle and lobster not that fresh. Waiters were friendly and attentive."
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "We arrived on time and were promptly seated, unfortunately we were not attended to for more than 20 minutes; no menus etc. We were about to get up and leave when a bussboy finally brought us some water and menus and apoligized for the inconvenience. All the while we were waiting for a waiter the main hostess and obnoxious "noisy" violinist did make eye contact with us... Humm. The only good comment about our experience was our waiter who was great and tried to make up for the poor introduction to our seating and being ignored for so long; his service was commendable. We won't be returning to this establishment!"
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "Reviews are correct , what a disappointment , out of Roast Beef and Pate on Friday night at 7:00 pm Music awful and loud Service inconsistent Food average at best Would recommend stay away"
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "Very nice decoration inside but some deficits include the rush through the meal. We received our salad before the waiter even brought out the wine to open and my husband was still chewing his last bite of food when they whisked his plate away. The noise was high and added to by the violin player right next to our table in the small room we were seated in. "
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • "My wife and I took a client out for dinner at Five Palms, after I made reservations a few people I know commented that the food quality was poor for the price but I thought I would give it a shot. The staff was very friendly and professional and the view was great, if they would have put as much detail into the food they would have a winner. Unfortunately I will be driving past Five Palms to a major competitor that is down the road. I ALWAYS try and support local businesses but they have to do their part. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Steak was poor grade, Service was not trained properly for what they are trying to be. Music was too loud to talk with guests, and price was higher than Flemings or Sullivans both of which are FAR superior - save your money and go to one of them."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "While the ambience was superior, the service was poor. Our server forgot a number of items we had requested; steak sauce, asparagus, water. The steak (a double NY) was tough. I can't believe it was a "prime" piece. George, who oversaw the room, was quite helpful and was always checking our welfare. Conversely, our server rarely came by. We left disappointed. We will go back, but with some trepidation. This was an anniversary. I had ordered flowers - which were delivered on time by the florist. I had to ask the hostess to bring them out. This created an awkward moment for my wife."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Experience lacked a lot of what Fine Dining calls for. Waiter was very nice but lacked knowledge of the menu. We ordered Ceasar Salad for 2 to be made table side, it was not, it came from the kitchen on plates, very disappointing salad. Had to listen to a very upset employee yelling at the guy making Pizza (didnt need that).. The Restaurant lacks I guess ambiance or atmosphere..Violinist, nice touch but too loud."
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "Wonderful experience Food & service were great. Will definitely go back. "
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "We visit Tucson every year from late April to mid May. This is our first visit to Five Palms. We were pleased with the experience and will return."
    Dined on 4/29/2014
  • "Food was excellent as well as the room. However the violinist played non stop for the whole meal and was to loud!!!!! We went to the bar for desert and it was very pleasant. "
    Dined on 4/29/2014
  • "Marginal steak. But probably ok for Tucson. Ordered wagyu ribeye and it was similar to a sizzler steak"
    Dined on 4/27/2014
  • "Been their numerous times, and without fail, there's something wrong with at least one of the items we order. This time the risotto was far too undercooked, and to boot, it came out looking like something my 7 year old slopped onto a plate... nearly running over the sides. We had a bit of the ham leftover from appetizer, and asked for it to go. Once we got home, came to realize they neglected to include the ham. Personnel turnover seems abundant. As a result, waitress had to keep going back and forth to ask the chef about menu items. Overall, for a place that's been open for about a year, they've still not been able to iron out the wrinkles, and the place still stalls and sputters along, rather than running like a well-oiled machine."
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Enjoyed being in the beautiful restaurant. Service was excellent. Food was very average so quite overpriced. I had a Caesar salad which was 3 romane leafs sprinkled with dressing and croutons. Weird and not very good. Prime New York arrived cooked medium vs. the medium rare I ordered. My wife stayed with the appetizer menu and was much happier. We will go back but only very occasionally. "
    Dined on 4/17/2014
  • "I entertained some very important clients with a dinner there. Kind of expensive but more than worth it. Service is best in Tucson and their food and presentation is "big city"."
    Dined on 4/7/2014
  • "First experience at Five Palms. We dined in the Restuarant. Great personal service. Very comfortable. Never felt rushed like some "get them in, get them out" restaurants in Tucson. As far as our dinner......the best we (party of four) have experienced in Tucson in a very long time. Prices are high, but the unequaled dining experience made it a value. We will be back."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Went on our wedding anniversary. Very high end prices, but the food is delicious. Prices weren't higher than any 5 star restaurant I've been to in Tucson, though. Very cool atmosphere, nice setting, good mountain views. And the violin player was great."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "I enjoyed the decor of the Resturant. The waitress in the bar area provided excellent customer service. She was friendly and professional. The happy hour portions were a great price and offered a variety to select from. One dish wasn't good, the tenderloin gravy had too much vinegar in the sauce and we could not eat it, but the waitress promptly offered another dish. The lobster bisque wasn't the best either. Overall I would return to try the fine dinning for special occasion and try other dishes on the menu. The view was the best. In addition, the hostess was very friendly and professional."
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "A great place, great food. The wine selection required a walk to their in house store, rather than a list, a little weird but great selection. Excellent food."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "After a long Ohio winter, our family of 4 had reservations for the downstairs dining room which was beautiful and had a roving violinist. But the draw of sitting outside on the rooftop dining area and watching the sunset was too much. We quickly headed upstairs. We enjoyed the sunset experience so much that we came back the following night for a repeat dinner. The wait staff was friendly and the manager was really welcoming. She spent a lot of time talking with us about the area. We tried lots of different menu items. Mediterranean assortment and shrimp cocktail appetizers were very good. Salmon and sea bass dishes good. NY strip good. Petit filet was not as expected. Medallions with Bordeaux sauce instead of plain meat (picky eater)."
    Dined on 3/18/2014
  • "My husband took me for my birthday Great choise,fabulous place beautiful restaurant and great service especially our waitress she was so friendly so kind to explain the menue and the great and delicious desserts love how they make the fried bananas at your tsble thank you we enjoy our night first time but not last....."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "I had a special steak and lobster entree and I was perfect. The steak melted in your mouth the lobster was like I've never had. I can only recommend Az five palms. It took them awhile to get some issues corrected but it's worth a second look."
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "I loved the violin player. It was so relaxing wasn't too loud. Just wonderful. My steak could be cut with only a knife. The dinner was so excellent. Wait staff was incredible and very engaging. I will be going back for sure."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "We celebrated our 10th anniversary and enjoyed every minute. The violinist was a welcome surprise."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "Decided to have a nice elegant dinner out for our 17th wedding anniversary. I don't think we could have picked a better place. The ambiance was perfect with a violinist, low lighting and beautiful atmosphere! The food was outstanding! We started the evening with the Coquilles St. Jacques appetizer. It was seriously amazing!!! For dinner, my husband got the Ribeye and I the Prime Rib, both were equally fantastic and went well with a glass of Malbec. Overall a wonderful experience and we will definitely be back....hopefully before our next anniversary!! Thank you, Five Palms!"
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "This is a place that prides itself on old world charm and service, which is rare in Tucson. The staff was excellent, the steaks were perfectly prepared and the violinist in the background was very nice (not too loud at all as far as we were concerned). We will definitely be back!"
    Dined on 2/22/2014