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Orchids at Palm Court

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35 W 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2801 (Race Street)
+1 513-421-9100
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06:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 23:00
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Dayton, Ohio
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

perfect for a Romantic dinner / especially pre-show if have an event to attend in town. Historic art deco and Brazilian rosewood decor... live music and excellent gourmet chef creations, and full service /knowledgable staff. We are both Vegan and this was our 2nd time dining there - another wonderful expericence !

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Orchids restaurant in the Netherland Plaza Hilton hotel is recognized as one of the top four in Cincinnati. It deserves all the accolades it gets. Beautiful and pleasant environment in a historic building. The presentation of the food was sublime and fortunately it was late Fall and the menu featured Venison loin, one of our favorite meat dished in... More 

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Thank Paul B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was good, the desserts great, but I'm a vegetarian. The big disappointment for me is that I paid $80 to eat salad and a couple sides. I knew going in I wasn't spending for the fancy meats but the advertises menu said omelette station and several other things that weren't actually offered. Good food and nice experience, but... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Husband and I dined here and had a great meal. Highlight was the Maine Lobster Salad, 12 hour Niman Ranch Short Ribs, and the Caramel Cremeux. Highly recommend. Best lobster preparation I've ever had.

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice drink in this lobby bar of the historical Netherlands Hilton hotel. Nice menu selection of choices of great liquors and bar craftsman. The lobby overlooks set for The movie Carol which in part was shot with lobby background.

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Cincinnati
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The elegance of this dining room is a fabulous backdrop for a special meal, for us it was our anniversary. While not our first time at this restaurant it was still unique as the menu changes often and is always spectacular. The presentation and taste easily justify the cost, and the service is always exemplary. A true 5 star establishment.

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Connersville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always A great meal every time I visit the restaurant.Would recommend it my wife both love the food , and the old architecture of the building.

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Thank hartzell12
Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old time elegance with amazing food. staff is extremely well trained and starched and the décor is the best in Cincinnati. a must for special occasions

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we have gone here twice for new years eve,,very special,,very nice,,expensive,,but if you want something special,,this is it

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We annually eat lunch at the Palm Court as a family tradition during Christmas holidays. Beautifully decorated for holidays. Food and service are superb. Highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 40
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 23:00
Monday
06:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 23:00
Thursday
06:30 - 23:00
Friday
06:30 - 23:00
Saturday
06:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 W 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2801
    (Race Street)
  • Public Transportation: TANK bus stop across Race Street. Metro bus stop within one block.
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 513-421-9100
Description
Orchids at Palm Court is an award-winning fine dining restaurant located in the National Historic Landmark Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza. Executive Chef Todd Kelly is the American Culinary Federation's 2011-2012 USA Chef of the Year, the highest honor given by the 50,000+ chef organization. “Top Cincinnati Restaurant” by Zagat (2011, 2012, 2013) and named "One of the Top 100 Restaurants in USA" and "One of the Top 100 for Best Service in USA" by OpenTable, 2011, 2012 & 2013; AAA 4 Diamond (2006-2012). Orchids offers a contemporary American menu that is seasonally updated with local ingredients. With breathtaking French Art Deco including two-story Romanesque murals, rare Brazilian rosewood, German silver-nickel wall sconces & an original Rookwood fountain featuring two large seahorses all restored to the 1930s grandeur. Complimentary valet parking.

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