KRES CHOPHOUSE
KRES CHOPHOUSE

KRES CHOPHOUSE

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.kreschophouse.com/
  • Phone: 4074477950x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 5:00pm Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 12:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Steakhouse
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Private dining accommodates up to 40 guests for a sit down dinner. For reception style including cocktails and appetizers, our private dining room accommodates up to 50 guests. The upper level dining area, including the private dining room accommodates 75 guests for a sit down dinner or 100 guests for a cocktail reception. Kres Chophouse is also available for private events for approximately 250 guests.
  • Private Party Contact: Billy Ray Deans 4074477950x
  • Entertainment: Feature entertainment on select evenings, please call for details.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Orange Avenue
  • Public Transit: Downtown Orlando has a complimentary bus system that loops the downtown area and is available on late nights when there are special events happening at the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center, Amway Arena, etc. The "LYMO" bus system stops on the corner of Church Street and Orange Avenue adjacent to Kres Chophouse.
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet parking available after 6:00pm directly in front of the restaurant. Parking garage available for self parking across the street from the restaurant in the SunTrust Parking Garage or at the 55 West Pine Street Garage.
A word from KRES CHOPHOUSE
The present and past pair beautifully at Kres Chophouse, a classic, top tier Steakhouse with a modern eclectic flair. This premier Steakhouse embodies the heart of Orlando's historic district, featuring chic and elegant décor within the striking architecture of a 1930's landmark. A thoughtful layout with luxurious banquettes and private dining options create an intimate dining atmosphere.

Kres Chophouse specializes in house aged, hand cut prime steaks and the freshest seafood, sourcing quality ingredients that emphasize authenticity over pretension. The full bar boasts a diversified and well-curated wine list as original as the art on the walls, with a weeknight happy hour featuring half priced appetizers at the bar.

Easy valet parking and the bustling nightlife of Orlando's legendary Church Street create an extraordinary dining experience for a night on the town!
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KRES CHOPHOUSE reviews from OpenTable diners
91 reviews since June 24, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.5
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
98% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (59)romantic (56)notable wine list (35)fit for foodies (34)neighborhood gem (23)good for groups (22)hot spot (19)late-night find (16)great for lunch (13)vibrant bar scene (12)great for outdoor dining (3)kid-friendly (1)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Great atmosphere and wait
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 5/15/2009
    Great atmosphere and wait staff! Food was very good. Would definately return..
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • the food was wonderful, the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 5/14/2009
    the food was wonderful, the apps we're a little pricey I mean 18 bucks for 5 tiny shrimp...Otherwise no complaints! They gave us 2 free glasses of champange since it was our honeymoon! def. go here
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Four of us dined, two local
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 4/15/2009
    Four of us dined, two local and two out of towners, and we all enjoyed the shrimp and calamari appetizers, our main courses, desserts, and wines. They only thing we would not reccomend is the asparagus as a side item. It was tough and not worth the money. The waiter was knowledgable and the service was impeccable.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great food and very good service.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 4/14/2009
    Great food and very good service. we would definitely return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our dining experience was
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 4/11/2009
    Our dining experience was fabulous. The food was so fresh and cooked to perfection. The drinks were great! The service was very attentive and personable without being overbearing. A wonderful restaurant in downtown Orlando!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The food was excellent and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 3/27/2009
    The food was excellent and the service was impeccable. In a great, hip area of town. I'd definitely return on my next trip to Orlando.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • We went here for our 3yr Anniversay
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 3/25/2009
    We went here for our 3yr Anniversay on Wednesday night and had a fabulous experience! It was our first time at Kres and have been telling everyone about it. We highly recommend it and would definitely go back. The food and service were both great. Keep up the overall greatness!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My girlfriend and I had the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 3/20/2009
    My girlfriend and I had the pleasure of dining at Kres on a Friday night while visiting Orlando. We were greeted promptly by our server Brandi, informed of the new specials on the menu and given some sugestions as to how we might like to get started. Brandi was attentive without being intrusive throughout our dining experience, always checking back with us after each course was delivered in just the right amount of time.The food was outstanding from the steak tartar to the caprese salad (housemade mozz. incredible) to our entrees, the mixed grill and scallops. Everything from the timing of the courses to the smart and romantic ambiance of this restaurant impressed us both. We both work in the industry and cannot wait to return to Kres!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, romantic, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Kres Chophouse was a real
    Patti
    Dined on 3/13/2009
    Kres Chophouse was a real find! Great food, excellent service, a General Manager that really cares that his guests are enjoying their dinner. We began with a perfect cosmopolitan. Our server let us know that salads were large enough to share (they were) and had several recommendations. The bacon-wrapped diver scallops served over corn and crab risotto were fabulous - and the crab in the risotto was large chunks and there was plenty of it. The lobster tail was everything it should be - sweet and delicious. I highly recommend Kres Chophouse.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good food and service. But
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 2/20/2009
    Good food and service. But they wouldn't accept my Opentable gift certificate even though they are registered on Opentable. Boo.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food, perfect for business
    MikeVIP
    Dined on 2/19/2009
    Great food, perfect for business lunches and dinners.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Thanks for a perfect night
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 2/14/2009
    Thanks for a perfect night out to dinner, cobia and filet were perfect.A little pricy but excellent service,not very quiet by the bar, I would definatly recommend to our friends.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The night started off great,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 2/13/2009
    The night started off great, with a great wine (Villa Mt Eden Cab) at the bar followed by the perfectly flavored blackened scallops starter. After that it went down hill. The crab and lobster bisque was OK flavor wise but it came out boiling hot. I ordered the Mix grill (lambchops, jumbo shrimp and 4oz filet) and my wife ordered the 8oz filet. My filet was way overcooked...which would have been easy to do since they take the normal 8oz filet and slice it horizontally. The filets also had the taste of a gas grill, which was odd and disappointing for a chophouse. They definitely weren't broiled and there was no wood smokey flavor like you find at other steakhouse. On the plus side, the blue cheese au gratin potatoes were delicious.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • reservations were very easy
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 12/10/2008
    reservations were very easy and my special request was granted with ease !
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • We had a coupon for 15% off-but
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 12/4/2008
    We had a coupon for 15% off-but steak was over cooked. Manager gave us 25% off. Food was good--we will go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The service was not that great.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 12/3/2008
    The service was not that great. Some of the food was good, some was not. We had to send our meal back because it came out wrong and undercooked.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • It's hard to find a good restaurant
    Hatestocook
    Dined on 11/28/2008
    It's hard to find a good restaurant in Orlando that's not a chain. Kres had good food and great service in a trendy atmosphere. It's a great find!
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • I have a wonderful time.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 11/6/2008
    I have a wonderful time. Our waiter, Richard was the best! I'd definately visit again. Hopefully Richard is still there and can be my waiter again. The food was absolutely wonderful and the ambiance was nice as well.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Outstanding service and decor.
    Tu4Dinner
    Dined on 11/6/2008
    Outstanding service and decor. The food was fantastic and they had a very presentable wine list. I was entertaining a client and was very pleased with the attention to detail. The atmosphere is very chic and Kres is definitely a place to be seen at in downtown - Bob Hirneisen
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • It is the most amazing restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 10/11/2008
    It is the most amazing restaurant in Orlando. The service and food were excellent!!!
    Special Features:
    romantic, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food, excellent martinis,
    Willdo
    Dined on 9/26/2008
    Great food, excellent martinis, exceptional service (ask for Emanuel)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I was there for a business
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 9/16/2008
    I was there for a business meeting and it was perfect.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Service and environment are
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 9/5/2008
    Service and environment are always fantastic - had friends from out of town for dinner. Sincerely enjoyed the experience.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great place for the occasion
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 8/5/2008
    Great place for the occasion my birthday, the ambiance was hip but not pretentious and the service was outstanding. I will be returning soon.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent selection of entree's
    Retired1VIP
    Dined on 8/2/2008
    Excellent selection of entree's including wild game features. A bountiful amount of food, and presented very nicely. Kres is on the former location of Pebble's, so the interior hasn't changed to much, except the 'angels' are gone. It's a nice plan to dine for those eating late.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I went to Kres once and said
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 8/1/2008
    I went to Kres once and said I would not return as the service made the experience less then desired. However I enjoy different foods and gave them a 2nd chance. The meal was warm this time and absoultely wonderful along with the service. I am glad I made the 2nd trip as I will be back
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
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  • We have been to Kres twice
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 7/25/2008
    We have been to Kres twice now. Both times the food has been excellent. We recommend the Crab and Shrimp rolls or the Lamb for an appetizer. The Kres Mixed Grill is an entree that includes shrimp,lamb and a tender filet. Yum! If you like sweet , fruity martinis, we recommend the Orange Blossom. Both of our servers, Richie and John are fantastic! John is very personable and attentive. Richie definitely goes an extra mile and always has great recommendations. I just moved from Atlanta two months ago and always dine out. Kres Steakhouse is by far my favorite restaurant in Orlando! P.S. Both times we have seen NBA players dining. (For those who are into celebrity watching!) :)
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • We were a bit confused ref
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 7/16/2008
    We were a bit confused ref baseball game on TV above bar and the bar pretty much dominated front half of restaurant. Have concluded restaurant is having a bit of an identity crisis. Is it a fine restaurant or is it a sports bar? Mainly young biz males with only a smattering of the fairer sex. Blackberrys, cell phones and text messaging galore - if that's your cup of hemlock.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • This was a birthday celebration.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 7/11/2008
    This was a birthday celebration. Atmosphere with style. Wine list and food were excellent. The waiter was very attentive but could use a little polish (when asked about cognac he pulled out a crumbled list, read some selections and when my husband chose one he said my husband wouldn't want to spend that much for drink - next time he should present the nice printed list that is available). Would definitely recommend it to friends.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • What I did not like was being
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 6/27/2008
    What I did not like was being harrassed by a man while waiting for the car to be brought around. According to the car valet, it was "just a homeless person", well, I don't expect to be verbally harrassed after leaving a good restaurant. I will think long and hard before I venture back as I think the restaurant should post an employee at the entrance to monitor the outside activity if this type of behavior is present. This occurred around 9:00 PM on Friday, June 27th.
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    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very nice restaurant. The
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 6/7/2008
    Very nice restaurant. The food was great. Wine was pricey and would have liked more options. A great place to go for a special occasion or going to the bar.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Waiter seemed inattentive,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 5/17/2008
    Waiter seemed inattentive, had to yell to get his attention. Had to wait and wait to get the check at the end. Food was great.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We enjoyed everything except
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 5/16/2008
    We enjoyed everything except for my entre - I don't recommend the lamb chops - mostly fat and very disappointing. My wife’s filet was fantastic. Service was great!
    Special Features:
    late-night find, romantic, hot spot
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Service was good. Atmosphere
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 5/10/2008
    Service was good. Atmosphere was young and hip. It almost felt a little "clubish" with dance music in the background. The yellow tuna was unappetizing and had to send it back. The other food was fine but nothing amazing. I would not return.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Enjoy it! Will be back and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 5/9/2008
    Enjoy it! Will be back and will be requesting the table by the window~!!!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very good restaurant in historic,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 4/26/2008
    Very good restaurant in historic, lively part of town.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • This was our 2nd visit to
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 4/19/2008
    This was our 2nd visit to Kres, the kobe beef steak was incredible...well worth the price! Can't wait to go back in the near future.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I thought the restaurant was
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 4/11/2008
    I thought the restaurant was very good. I had the Elk Chop. It was flavorful and the presentation was very good. I loved the atmosphere and our server was very accommodating.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Our server was Will, he was
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 4/5/2008
    Our server was Will, he was very polite and friendly! Made us very comfortable and had great suggestions!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good food, fair prices, nice
    bgam
    Dined on 4/5/2008
    Good food, fair prices, nice restaurant! Service was excellent. We would definately visit again. Nice atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate