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Orchids at Palm Court

35 W 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2801
+1 513-421-9100
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (71 reviews)
“chateaubriand” (23 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 23:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
35 W 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2801
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife Ellen and I have eaten had 100's of restaurants, some great ones, but none more special than Orchids at Palm Court. Our waiter, Samantha, offered us perfect choices for dinner with both of us settling on the Red Snapper. We had 5 wonderful...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a world class restaurant in the lobby area of the Netherlands Hilton in Cincinnati. I ate here twice...once late evening in the bar and second time for lunch. The bartenders are professional and make craft cocktails. You get your money's worth and the...More

Thank Gary P
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a great experience! The food was world class and beautiful to look at. The wait staff was an entertainment in itself, friendly, helpful, and efficient. Take the waiter's suggestions, even if they wouldn't be your first choice. They will be. I had a wine...More

Thank VN F
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was amazing, service was second to none. I could not find anything about it that was not wonderful

Thank Judy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Orchids at Palm Court has an amazing tasting menu! It is expensive but every course is delicious. And the building is absolutely stunning. This place is perfect for a romantic evening or for a foodie looking for a great tasting menu.

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and the service are well worth the price, which is saying a lot because I'm not the kind of person who likes dropping $40 per person for a meal. The brunch has a huge variety for nearly every taste and the desserts are...More

Thank Matt A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed having a plate of savory bites then a dessert tower of goodness along with a delightful white tea. Fantastic surroundings and the live music was a nice touch. Valet parking was a tad slow, so allow some extra time to arrive for your...More

Thank suzireinhardt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband treated me and two guests to a birthday dinner at this wonderful place. The food and service were superb. Expect this to be a whole-evening event. It was so nice to sit, socialize, and be deighted by all of the tasty offerings.

Thank LindaB822
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place we go here a lot we love the atmosphere and the great staff from Morgan, Carlton, Nathan and Kyle . They always make you feel welcome !

Thank Kennedy96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A classically decorated space at the Hilton Netherland Plaza , there is a good broad selection of craft beers on tap and in bottle, a range of cocktails and wines by the glass. Their house beer is poured along with classic cocktails in happy hour...More

Thank bjnomads
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Questions & Answers
Laurie P
30 May 2017|
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Response from Stephen H | Reviewed this property |
No idea. Gluten-free is ONLY a consideration for those few people who test allergic to it. It represents no known health risk to anyone who has not tested positive for gluten allergies.
20 January 2017|
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Response from lsa13 | Reviewed this property |
I could not tell you about the Lobster Bisque, however here is the website orchidsatpalmcourt
Lonna B
19 December 2016|
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Response from Paul B | Reviewed this property |
I presume they offer that, but follow Gwen's advice
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 40
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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
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
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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