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“Fantastic breakfast buffet!”
Review of The Orchid Court

The Orchid Court
Ranked #55 of 88 Restaurants in Kohala Coast
Price range: US$35 - US$50
Cuisines: Hawaiian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: The Orchid Court serves the premiere breakfast on the island offering a sumptuous rotating buffet menu and a tempting selection of à la carte items perfect for the dawn patrol or late risers alike.
Reviewed 4 August 2017

If you love breakfast like I LOVE breakfast, this is the buffet for you. Staying at the Fairmont Orchid, we opted to treat ourselves every morning to their breakfast buffet. Okay, it's expensive - this is Hawaii - but what you get for the price is simply amazing. The options were incredible - from tons of fresh fruit, to excellent endless coffee, tropical juices, a crepe and waffle station, bacon and sausage, different types of egg preparations, loads of breads, muffins, pastries, specialty items, and can even order an omelette. The setting is gorgeous, and the entire staff work very hard to please. This is an easy recommendation to give.

1  Thank Michele G
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Dena H, Manager at The Orchid Court, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Mahalo for the wonderful review

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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We dined there every morning while staying at the Fairmont Orchid. The service was amazing. Very friendly and professional. Kids eat for pretty cheap too (discounted price). There is a made to order crepe guy (sweet and savory). Fresh juices. Awesome coffee! Fresh cut fruit.

Thank 597tedl
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TheFairmontOrchid, Guest Relations Manager at The Orchid Court, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review! We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your dining experience at Orchid Court and hope you will come back again! Mahalo.

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Reviewed 18 May 2017

I will start by saying that the breakfast buffet is probably among the best I've seen at a resort, if it's included with your reservation. It totally beats a continental breakfast any day. However, I probably wouldn't have eaten there if paying out of pocket. The servers were friendly and attentive. There is indoor seating as well as outdoor seating, which was perfect during our stay early May.

Please make sure you don't leave your food unattended, even if it is for a second! The birds will quickly swoop in on your food and the servers try their best to keep them at bay, but just don't chance it.

The buffet offers a variety of cereals, toast, bagels, a great selection of fruit, yogurt, random selection of Asian food (gyozas, fried rice, white rice, lo mein), cheeses, a smoothie bar, tasty smoked salmon, and also have a crepe station with a friendly attendant.

The breakfast was definitely filling, and convenient while staying at the Fairmont Orchid.

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Thank Sylvia C
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

Each morning our family would have breakfast here during our week's stay at the Fairmont Orchid. Enjoy the buffet, or order off the menu. The buffet is a faster meal service, than waiting for a special order breakfast from the kitchen. (This helped out when my husband had a morning class to attend in the mornings, and not be late.)

This is a nice, casual dining eatery on this resort property. In the evening, this location is a dinner restaurant. Enjoy your breakfast at the outside tables. We would have rated this higher, but the high price was an issue.

Very pleasant staff helped here every morning. Many thanks~

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Thank OregonExplorers4
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

We had the meal plan included in our resort reservations (which we were very glad to have had because the buffet is costly. It also included the gratuities for each day).

First of all, the staff at the Orchid Court is very friendly. Each morning our waitress and the busboys were so nice and happy.

TIP: We were not told, and didn't find out until the last morning, that you can order eggs cooked how you'd like them which is included in the buffet price. Darn! It would have been REALLY nice to have fresh eggs cooked for us.

The buffet had a very good variety and selection of items. The mini waffles and all the fresh fruit were the best! Because it is Hawaii, it was really nice having some Asian dishes also available as part of the buffet.

TIP: WATCH OUT FOR THE BIRDS!!! As soon as you get up from your table to go back to the buffet, the birds swoop in and will make a mess of your table. Either cover your plates and utensils with your cloth napkin or wait until the plates are cleared from your table.

TIP: My big complaint about this restaurant is that the area for smokers is situated right near the patio seating. Smokers stand and smoke, and if the wind blows in the direction of the restaurant, you get a good whiff of cigarette smoke. If this bothers you, ask to sit on the right side of the patio (facing the beach).

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