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
92 reviews since May 21, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.6
    Service4.7
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
95% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (61)romantic (56)notable wine list (35)fit for foodies (30)neighborhood gem (20)good for groups (18)hot spot (17)late-night find (14)great for lunch (11)vibrant bar scene (11)scenic view (1)kid-friendly (1)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • Great Service
    Karen
    Dined on 8/9/2013
    we were greeted immediately and taken to our table. Server was prompt and attentive. Recommended an excellent wine. Lamb chops and tuna to die for!!! Would go again and ask for the same server.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food in a comfortable
    Louis
    Dined on 8/8/2013
    Good food in a comfortable environment. Not your typical steakhouse at all. Business dinner with five people from South Florida so they are used to an abundance of fine restaurants. One gentleman was vegan and I was worried a steak seafood place woudnt know what to do. They had a seperate menu! The person said he thought it might be the best vegan meal he has in a restaurant! Great service to boot.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, great for lunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fabulous night at Kres
    Stan2009
    Dined on 8/6/2013
    My wife and I had an outstanding dinner at Kres last night for her birthday. The scallops were fresh and seared perfectly with a touch of pepper sauce. The pork chop was the best we've ever tasted, and the elk fillet was easily the best cut and prepared piece of meat I've ever had. Our waitress was friendly and professional, made great food and wine recommendations, and even brought dessert with a candle for my wife! The ambience is chic but understated, and all the staff were welcoming and helpful. This was our first, but certainly not our last visit to Kres.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a great meal
    Foodie154
    Dined on 8/3/2013
    Was in Orlando during tax free weekend and made reservation online for Saturday nite. I had the steak with side of asparagus and mash, truly divine!! Dessert was the bread pudding, a must have! Great service as usual with attentive staff.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and service.
    mjd700
    Dined on 8/3/2013
    The wine, food and service were excellent. It was a bit loud. There was live entertainment. He was very good. I think we were seated to close.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A+
    Asdf
    Dined on 7/31/2013
    Great place for a night out or special occasion. I highly recommend Kres, as their service and food were top notch.
    Special Features:
    romantic, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/31/2013
    I eat at Kres a few times a year and the experience is always the same, great food combined with very good service.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Friends
    Katie
    Dined on 7/30/2013
    We dined with our friends from out of town and they were very impressed. Loved all of the food we ordered. The server was very nice to the autistic child in our party.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, kid-friendly, romantic, neighborhood gem, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A perfect birthday dinner
    Bdaydinner
    Dined on 7/10/2013
    Kres has always been a perfect special occasion spot for us. The food and service are above standard and served up in a beautiful, relaxing atmosphere. We love Kres and our waiter (Greg) was fantastic!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, hot spot, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service and great food!
    Eddie
    Dined on 7/6/2013
    Second time visiting this restaurant and the service is great and food is amazing!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome!
    DonnyQueVIP
    Dined on 7/5/2013
    Great service and great food! The Elk steak is phenomenal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Place for a Lunch Meeting
    Kwanzer
    Dined on 6/28/2013
    My group had a lunch meeting for seven at the restaurant and the staff was great. They patiently waited for our entire party to get there and when everyone arrived they placed us in a great area where we could talk both freely and confidently. The timing of the staff was great. It really takes a great staff to allow a Lunch meeting to proceed without to many or unnecessary interruptions and the staff at Kress did a great job. They were in complete stealth mode as they serviced us. At times it was as if they weren't even there, but we were serviced in a proper way.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Husbands birthday dinner
    BirthdayDinner
    Dined on 6/27/2013
    Took my husband here Thursday night for dinner. The food was amazing, the feel of the restaurant was great and our server was wonderful. She made lots of great suggestions and we were happy with everything. Also, I was prepared to pay A LOT more than we did! Which is always a pleasant surprise! We will definitely be going back and we've already recommended Kres to many of our friends.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good business lunch
    Fguerriero
    Dined on 6/19/2013
    They greeted us professionally and set us in a quiet spot, as requested.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Over Rated
    foodieVIP
    Dined on 6/18/2013
    The service from Chris was the highlight to our evening. The food is lacking in all areas. Please revamp this flavorless low quality menu.
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  • it was my first time there
    BCooper
    Dined on 6/17/2013
    it was my first time there and I loved it!! Our waiter, Charlie, was amazing, the food was beyond amazing and I can't wait to go back. When we came in we didn't even have to say our name, they knew we had a reservation and took us straight to a table. I was extremely impressed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • SUPER FIND
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/15/2013
    The experience was excellent, the service was above and beyond the word excellent. The waiters knowledge of the wine and the menu was superb. He made us comfortable and treated us like he knew us for years. This is the type of service that will ensure my return and they made my special night even more special... My advise to others don't overlook this place!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Had a wonderful experience
    dandon6766
    Dined on 5/20/2013
    Had a wonderful experience and the food!!!! Well we can't say enough about it! Anyone looking for a fine meal and fine wine should come here! Our server was the best. He recommended not only the good things on the menu (ie: the bread pudding!!!!!) but the right beverages to go along with it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic Meal
    Vaughan
    Dined on 5/19/2013
    Caught an early Sunday dinner before a concert at the Amway Arena. Perfect meal, great service and great location!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food quality and service.
    walt
    Dined on 5/18/2013
    Great food quality and service. When the back waiters know your story and everything about the menu, it is appreciated. Very convenient to Amway Arena.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Too Fast!
    jemeerka
    Dined on 5/18/2013
    We arrived at 5:15 for a 5:30 reservation. The host replied.....great, we can turn your table quicker. We thought he was joking. He was not. We were rushed through drinks, apps, and entrees in 40 minutes.....could barely finsh one and the other was waiting......fast $170.00 I ever spent. Very disappointing,
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  • L-O-V-E Kres & Jennifer
    loveroffoodwine
    Dined on 5/14/2013
    my husband took me here on the recommendation of a friend for "date night". Jennifer was our server & she is so fantastic. very knowlagable on the food & wine menus. we went back last week & asked for jennifer! she remebered us & was great again! love this place. Food is great! wine is great! highly reccomend!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Kres Chophouse
    Thea
    Dined on 5/10/2013
    Most of the six dinners were outstanding! The Filet Wellington was a disappointment. Otherwise, we always Enjoy Kres! One of the top restaurants in Orlando!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good for Special Occasion
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 5/7/2013
    Strarted with the Calamari "Vesuvio" for an app then ordered the 8oz filet topped with gorgonzola for me & the salmon for her with the shrimp/bacon mac-n-cheese and creamed spinach for the table... the calamari was great, not too much batter & the calamari tasted fresh and the garlic aioli was a very nice touch. The filet was a little underdone but had very good flavor and the salmon was perfect. As for the table sides, the mac-n-chesse seemed to miss the mark, it wasn't bad but could have done better. There's a similar dish at a fish place in near Lake Eola at Thourton Park Central. The creamed spinach on the other hand was great, instead of the spinach being chopped, it was the whole leafs which was different but good.
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    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good food, good ambience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 4/27/2013
    Made a last minute reservation after a long day in Orlando. Despite the fact that the reservation was 15mins before the kitchen closed the food was still amazing and the wait staff was very friendly! Prices was what you would expect for good dining. They were also very helpful with the menu. The drinks were good too! Was a good experience which I will most definitely repeat next time I'm in town!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Food was fabulous! Our server
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 4/20/2013
    Food was fabulous! Our server was knowledgeable and attentive. Brought an out of town guest and we were not disappointed! Great dining experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
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  • We had excellent steak, lobster
    Jackii
    Dined on 4/19/2013
    We had excellent steak, lobster bisque, calamari and salads. Steak was aged and tender. Kevin was a fabulous waiter, and the ambiance inside is nice also. We had a window seat and enjoyed the parade of people outside as well!
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Food and service were fantastic!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/18/2013
    Food and service were fantastic! Everything including the salads, desserts and entrees was delicious and good portions.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The food and presentation
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 4/17/2013
    The food and presentation is always perfect. I just need to order something other than the blackened mahi and tuxedo orzo to be able to speak to the rest of the menu. I have attended group business dinners in the past as well -- the lobsters were ginormous.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Took a great friend out for
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 4/17/2013
    Took a great friend out for lunch, for her birthday. I had a great experience.
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    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing fine dining experience!!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 3/30/2013
    This place is amazing! I went there with my wife on our honeymoon and were blown away. Everything was great!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always one of our favorite
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 3/30/2013
    Always one of our favorite places to eat. Best steak in Orlando.
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    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OUTSTANDING!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004
    Dined on 3/30/2013
    Outstanding everything- management, service, food, drinks. Highly recommend to anyone needing that "special" place downtown.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great steak and flexibility
    Donald
    Dined on 3/27/2013
    Great steak and flexibility in the kitchen, relative to diet restrictions based on medications, was much appreciated. Will be back. Don Upton President - Fairfield Index
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    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • What a find! Perfect for special
    nursenancy
    Dined on 3/25/2013
    What a find! Perfect for special occasions (we went for a birthday), the atmosphere, the service and the food were all excellent. Everything is a la carte but the side dishes are marked "for the table" and are enough for 4 to share. I had the Filet Wellington, which was excellent. I started with the lobster bisque, which was also top-notch. Everyone in our party was very impressed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Service is crisp, food is
    JKS1
    Dined on 3/23/2013
    Service is crisp, food is very good, ambience is pleasant. Great Church street location, not far from the Amway Center, Mad Cow Theater and downtown area attractions. Often we sit at the bar, even for dinner, as the bar staff are terrific, knowledgeable and friendly. Nice wine list and decent wines by the glass. Well made cocktails. Kres has become a downtown regular stop for us. Highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I've been to Kres many times
    ajb219VIP
    Dined on 3/15/2013
    I've been to Kres many times for dinner and always enjoyed it but this time I decided to try out happy hour. Their specials aren't the best, but its Kres so the food was amazing. Definitely pricey but you get what you pay for.
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  • Great Dining Experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 3/9/2013
    This was our second time in Orlando and also our second time at Kres. The waitress was very helpful and very nice. The food was so good, just as it was a year ago when we were there. There were three of us. One had the filet mignon which was outstanding. It was very tender and had the charcoal grilled taste to it. The other two had Beef Wellington which was excellent. It was also very tender and was cooked medium rare. The two different sauces that it came with were very good. The white chocolate bread pudding with a scoop of ice cream that we had for dessert was out of this world! I would definitely recommend Kres Chophouse. We can't wait to go there again...wish we lived closer!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Lobster / Veal combo was bland.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 3/9/2013
    Lobster / Veal combo was bland. Lobster was overcooked. Rib eye steak was undercooked and of average quality. Waiter never brought bread out like other guests. Good news is that he comped the first round of drinks because we had to wait 25 min (despite restaurant being empty). Also he comped the espresso (because I actually ordered capuccino). Experience wasn't worth the price compared to other restaurants in same price range.
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  • The food was average. Nothing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 3/7/2013
    The food was average. Nothing special about it. The best thing we had was the fresh baked bread and the calamari appetizer. The tuna was tasteless and the filet was OK. For those prices a side should be included. The shrimp and bacon Mac was OK. Lacked flavor. Ores was hyped to use but disappointed. Manny's has better food for a fraction of the cost. Barns was pricey but worth the hype. Steak melted in my mouth and it included along for the price.
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