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The Palm Restaurant Review: Diners will find a familiar steakhouse ambience at each location in this upscale chain, along with the trademark caricatures of local notables and celebrities lining the walls. The menu proffers portions of USDA Prime steaks and lobster, cracked tableside by your server, along with straightforward salads and sides such as the Half & Half, a mound of cottage fries and fried onions. A range of chops, fish (broiled, blackened, sautéed or peppercorn-crusted) and Italian dishes is on hand for those looking for an alternative to the beef. This is all complemented by family-style side dishes (think Brussels sprouts, creamed spinach and potatoes au gratin), a standout New York cheesecake for dessert and a notable wine list trumpeting familiar labels. The white tablecloth atmosphere is reflected in the hefty tab.