Old Hickory Steakhouse-Gaylord Palms Resort
Old Hickory Steakhouse-Gaylord Palms Resort

Old Hickory Steakhouse-Gaylord Palms Resort

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.gaylordhotels.com/gaylord-palms/kissimmee-orlando-dining-activities/kissimmee-orlando-re
  • Phone: 4075861600x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner Nightly: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: JR Morgan
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Contact: Melissa Gioia x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: West Osceola Parkway and International Drive
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
  • Parking Details: Self Parking and Valet Parking
A word from Old Hickory Steakhouse-Gaylord Palms Resort
Take a path through the mysterious Everglades to our rustic steakhouse retreat, Old Hickory Steakhouse. Offering charmingly sophisticated cuisine in a striking regional setting, Old Hickory Steakhouse features Certified Black Angus Beef, handcrafted artisanal cheeses and a Wine Spectator award-winning wine list. Our chefs partner with local artisans and farmers to source the finest regional products whenever available.
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Old Hickory Steakhouse-Gaylord Palms Resort reviews from OpenTable diners
53 reviews since April 1 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.3
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
84% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (36)romantic (28)scenic view (19)good for groups (18)fit for foodies (15)great for outdoor dining (14)notable wine list (13)neighborhood gem (5)late-night find (5)vibrant bar scene (5)hot spot (3)great for lunch (2)kid-friendly (2)great for brunch (1)Show More
  • Never again
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Service was outstanding. However, the food was not and the menu was very limited. Your sides choices leave much to be desired. At those prices I was expecting excellence. We will never dine there again.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very romantic
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    Treated like a king and very romantic destination. Food and show with presentation were great.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    Food was good but not for the price. Steaks were nothing special.
    Special Features:
    scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Traditional fine dining
    localguy
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    We were seated in a semi-private room with one other couple. Our two-man team of servers were attentive, professional and fun.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 5th of July, 2014
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Dinner was good, restaurant was mostly empty. Had Filet, and wife had rack of lamb, mac and cheese, and sautéed spinach. All the food was good. Service was good, just a little pricey.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful Dining Experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    Great Restaurant!! Lobster Mac and Cheese to die for.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good but Overpriced
    FHH33
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    Food and service were good, but a little too on the expensive side for what you get. Appears to cater more toward the business traveler at the convention center on an expense account. $250 for two people included 2 salad, 2 steaks, 1 shared side, 1 shared desert and 1 glass of wine each.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our favorite steakhouse.
    AandJBrown33
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    My husband and I were first introduced to Old Hickory when we went to Nashville TN. We went for my birthday and we are now determined to make it to each of their 3 locations, (on special ocassions due to the rich atmosphere). Old Hickory will always be our favorite date night out with the sweet, romantic ambiance. The food is indescribably delicious and we haven't ever had a bad order. My husband and I went to the Kissimmee location for his birthday and when we thought we were finished and ready to go, out comes a dessert prepared for him with a candle on top. The service was amazing, paying attention to our needs but not overdoing it. We cannot wait for our next visit with the Old Hickory Steakhouse!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Attention to Detail -
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/23/2014
    All staff members, from the hostess to the servers to the support staff did everything they could to make sure you felt welcomed and enjoyed your dining experience - meals were excellent and the portion size perfect. I was there for business meetings and the overall atmosphere allowed you to be relaxed and be able to talk / hear each other.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • review
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 6/21/2014
    food and prices were comparable to Ruth chris/ mortons. nice selection of sides. blue cheese topping was disappointing and over priced for the quality .lobster mac n cheese excellent. Filet cut of meat was excellent and cooked properly. Service was OK , a bit slow and inattentive . Overall a good experience. This restaurant is in a hotel and they were welcoming to children. No kids menu but had options that work for them.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic
    Mike
    Dined on 6/16/2014
    I was meeting a special lady for the first time, using open table I was able to tell the restaurant about this special occasion and order flowers. The service, attention to detail and evening was exceptional due greatly in part to the old hickory staff and open table. I can't say enough about how wonderful everyone was, she was impressed.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Not worth the money...
    NYCFoodie
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    It was not worth the money...but the only game in town...tomato and onion salad was the worst...just had one at Ruth Chris tonight for $4 less... big beef tomato, sliced red oinions at (RC) versus cut up tomatoes and cut up onions and much smaller at (OHS).
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Old Hickory is great
    Yummmm
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    The food is wonderful at Old Hickory, be prepared to spend $$$ but it's well worth it .... and they make great Cosmos
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fabulous Meal
    gobucks1
    Dined on 6/12/2014
    We had a fabulous meal and a wonderful time at the Old Hickory Steakhouse-Gaylord Palms! The service was outstanding as well! We will go back again!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food and service
    northwest1
    Dined on 6/10/2014
    I enjoyed this restaurant a lot ,food ,service were great . Thanks
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    We had a great meal and our server Sally did a great job too.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Business dinner
    anniversary
    Dined on 6/3/2014
    My husband and I went here for dinner with a client. The waiter was very attentive and made excellent recommendations. The food was excellent. I would definitely recommend Old Hickory, and will eat here again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Bring Your Wallet
    OpenTableDiner
    Dined on 5/31/2014
    The food at this steakhouse is very good and sometimes excellent but you'll have to pay dearly for the experience. My wife started with the Seared Tuna Loin (excellent) and my daughter started with the Waygu Carpaccio (best ever!). My daughter and I ordered the Petit Filets (good) and my wife had the half rack of Lamb (excellent). The food and service overall were very good but I would save this for a special occasion.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful for a graduation dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 5/24/2014
    We had an amazing dinner at this charming restaurant. The service and food was excellent!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The Best!
    data
    Dined on 5/20/2014
    We had the most delicious meal ever!! The filet was tender, asparagus crisp, the creamiest mashed potatoes and the best chocolate souffle ever!! We loved our meal and the staff were extremely attentive.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Never disappoints
    lisa
    Dined on 5/19/2014
    Always fabulous. Besides the steaks, the cheese choices are spectacular. No brie here! If you do not know what to choose, the servers are great for guidance. The souffles are the best.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Nicely Done
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    Various representatives hosted six or so customer dinners over the three evenings of the convention. Being on property, the locale is great and because of the atrium, both indoor and outdoor tables are possible, all with climate control. You feel comfortable from the moment you arrive, service is spot on, and a knowledgeable wine staff provides added benefit. Brian, the restaurant manager is extremely customer focused, assisting in any way possible to make you and your clients comfortable.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing!
    Jenn
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    This restaurant is the perfect combination of quality and quantity- no skimpy portions here. The entire staff was courteous and helped create the best experience possible. Well worth the money!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service,very enjoyable night
    Stacycm
    Dined on 5/2/2014
    We celebrated my husbands birthday with another couple here while at a convention at the hotel as well. Juan was our server and he was wonderful, had great suggestions for food and wine. No one rushed us, I think we were there for 3 hours and really enjoyed the food and the whole dining experience.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Romantic, special occasion, Scenic View, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Meh ...
    Luv2dine
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    Very over-rated and overpriced. The steaks were average, at best. My cowboy steak was tough and average, and undercooked for medium. The lobster bisque was very nice, but is served in a small CUP for $10! The sides were miniscule and overpriced at $10 each. The sauteed spinach was very salty!!! Disappointing as I was looking forward to a nice steak experience!
    Special Features:
    Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Deep in the "Botanical Garden".....
    Grandma
    Dined on 4/20/2014
    It is a cross between the Rain Forest, Jungle, Botanical Garden and Paradise.....never have we experienced a more fascinating environment for dining! Our family spent Easter Sunday at OLD HICKORY and our grandchildren now want to spend every holiday there with us- game on! We felt like we were sitting in a tree house- it was unique and fabulous. Our waiter, Kim, was accommodating to the children's needs and palettes, and encouraged the adults to make wonderful beverage and menu choices. The timing was excellent and the presentation, temperature, and flavors were superb. Pricey? Yes- but worth every penny! LOVED it! Looking forward to a return trip asap! Thank you!!
    Special Features:
    Kid-Friendly, Fit For Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, special occasion, Scenic View, Hot Spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome Outdoor/Indoor Steakhouse
    gaylordsteak
    Dined on 4/18/2014
    Ambiance is incredible and walking around the grounds of the Gaylord is worth it and they even validate parking so a bonus.
    Special Features:
    Romantic, Scenic View
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent steak
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 4/16/2014
    Waiter accommodated our pickiest daughters needs - steak was fabulous
    Special Features:
    Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Never again-Hickory Steak House..
    Liketoeatout
    Dined on 4/14/2014
    The food was poor. The wine was terrible. The server was without personality. The cost was outrageous. We will never eat there again.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Very disappointed!
    mckee0412
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    We had heard rave reviews from many friends, we were very disappointed. We went for our anniversary which Old Hickory was aware of. Seated us at a 4 seat table next to a family with two young active children in their bathing suits. I asked if they had a smaller table hoping they'd take the polite hint that maybe something a little more intimate for our anniversary. There were plenty of more open tables. Waiter was negative several times. Always trying to up-sell. Tuna appetizer lacked flavor, meat was not cooked as requested & lacked flavor. Lobster bisque soup and lobster mac and cheese both lacked flavor. To conclude they brought us an "anniversary dessert" it was a very nice touch but it was stale.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food
    wendy
    Dined on 4/8/2014
    Everything was wonderful, except someone in my party ordered their steak well done and the server commented that they would butterfly it, and the steak came out med, and not butterflied. They did however apologize, brought it back perfect adn offered us 2 more sides which i thought was very nice. - I had ordered my steak Med. and it was a little on the rare side (I dont mind med rare, but this was too rare) in the middle, (It was very thick) so couldnt eat it, but the outside and flavor was amazing...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very much a diamond in the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 4/3/2014
    Very much a diamond in the rough....Very good food!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 21 ratings-only reviews submitted since April 1 2014
    • Overall Rating4.4
    • Food4.5
    • Ambiance4.3
    • Service4.4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 14 reviews are from the Old Hickory Steakhouse-Gaylord Palms Resort reviews archive.
  • Nice dinner in Orlando
    MarkVIP
    Dined on 3/31/2014
    We were not staying at the Gaylord when we went here. It was great food, great service, steaks were awesome. Valet perking is free if you eat at rest. This is a good way to enjoy the interior of the gaylord after dinner. Great overall experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great service good food
    Jak1
    Dined on 3/30/2014
    The service was excellent. The servers worked as a team and were kind and thoughtful. The food was just good not great. The resort is beautiful as well however sitting where we were at 530 there was a horrible glare that could not be remedied.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The Gaylord Experience - The Best!
    GabeFredd
    Dined on 3/28/2014
    I've been to the "Mother Ship" Gaylord in Nashville and it is awesome. I have also eaten at the Gaylord National Harbor in suburban DC. The Old Hickory Steakhouses are a must for me. Yes, they are expensive but worth it (every 2 years or so!). Food and service are beyond anything 99% of restaurants offer. Sitting at a nice table over looking an atrium is unbeatable - like being outdoors but not... These folks do it right so, go for it!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Unexpected Treat
    RobL
    Dined on 3/20/2014
    The dining room has a nice ambience with an "outdoors while indoors" decor and a beautiful view out a very large glass wall through the trees of the atrium. Our waiter was friendly and knowledgeable and the menu appealing, but the real treat came after we ordered. While we were waiting for our meal my 96 year old father-in-law became very disoriented (not enough characters to explain). The staff came to his rescue, caring for him all through dinner, keeping and reheating our meal, bringing fresh side dishes, providing a wheelchair, helping him to the car, etc. The food and service were EXCELLENT, but the manager & staff were heros, taking very good care of him and the rest of our party. I can't wait for a chance to return!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food was VERY EXPENSIVE -
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 3/19/2014
    Food was VERY EXPENSIVE - ridiculous!!! I had the filet and it was okay, mashed potatoes tasted like they came from a box. The crab cakes and oysters were very good. Atmosphere and service was excellent.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • We came to celebrate our daughters
    Martha
    Dined on 3/19/2014
    We came to celebrate our daughters Engagement and it was truly a wonderful evening. The food and the service was outstanding.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, kid-friendly, romantic, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ate it all and gluten free too!
    lydiaw11
    Dined on 3/16/2014
    We ordered the wedge salad and to our delight - found out that they had switched the lettuce from Iceberg to Romaine!! Even better. It is so delicious!! Our entrees were also delicious. One of the marvelous things was that when I made the reservation, I mentioned that I was eating gluten free. The server remembered that and brought yummy gluten free rolls just for me. She also recommended the items on the menu that were also gluten free.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, romantic, scenic view, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food and Service was
    mmc23007
    Dined on 3/10/2014
    Great Food and Service was awesome.... CAN't go wrong with this choice...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.