Palm The Palm

The Palm Awards

The requisite caricatures of local celebrities and the specialties of super steak and jumbo lobster, all in a posh package.
Openings: Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly


The Palm, San Antonio, TX

The Palm Restaurant Review:

If The Palm's name resulted from confounding the founders' birthplace of Parma, Italy, there's little confusion in the chain's focus: steak and seafood --- with a nostalgic side trip into Italian specialties such as veal Marsala and linguine with white clam sauce. Prime steaks and chops take up the lion’s share of the menu, however, with offerings ranging from a petite nine-ounce filet to the prodigious, 36-ounce aged, double-cut New York strip --- for two or three, fortunately. Caricature-covered walls are another Palm signature, and at each outlet they feature a mix of celebrities both universal and local. Settle back and enjoy your steak --- or perhaps a pair of lamb chops with traditional steakhouse sides of creamed spinach, hash browns or three-cheese au gratin potatoes. The wine list doesn't attempt to be as encyclopedic as those at some steakhouses, but you'll find among the possibilities Oregon Pinots, Argentine Malbecs and some very august Italians.

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