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Orchids at Palm Court

35 W 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2801
+1 513-564-6424
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
35 W 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2801
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I had a great time enjoying my dinner meal in this restaurant. The food, staff, and atmosphere was 5 star.

Thank AAlMudhaf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for brunch after hearing great things and the rumors were true. It’s not a cheap brunch but you get what you pay for. Big spread of breakfast and lunch items and tons of desserts.

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chose Orchids at Palm Court in the Netherlands Hilton Hotel for a client dinner. Perfect for client or intimate conversation. Serves dinner-only Menu is 3, 4 and 5 course prix fixe dinner. Can also order items à la carte. Professional, attentive service. Food was deliciously...More

Thank AisleSeat01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here a couple of times. Service is great, food in general is great I recommend the buffalo wings !! The place need a little facelift without losing his classic look Of course, is a gorgeous historical building

Thank Agamboaj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Few restaurants today know what truly high class table service means. The Orchids is top notch. The food is also amazing, but the most impressive thing about this restaurant is the incredibly beautiful art deco building. the dining room has a soaring roof with woodwork...More

Thank intlmanmystery
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I go here for Christmas brunch/dinner every year. This had been out tradition for 15 years! The food if delicious and the ambience superior. Yes, it is expensive for a family but we love this restaurant and hotel. ( I feel like...More

Thank Melissa R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s like being sent back in time or on a movie set. The Art Deco architecture inside the dining room still amazes me after years (of having Christmas dinner buffet tradition). Something for everyone. Of course the food is amazing. At $75 per person, quite...More

Thank LisaCKF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The holidays are a busy time, but my luncheon at Orchids at Palm Court, with my mother, sister and our two young daughters, made me feel like an unhurried decadent. The seasonally decorated, Art Deco surroundings and impeccable wait staff take you back to a...More

Thank Bookmearoom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are so many things to love about the dining experience at Orchids. The ambiance, the impeccable service and of course the food.

Thank Brenda G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best restaurants in the city and the service is amazing! My husband and I were celebrating our anniversary and he started getting a headache before we arrived. We mentioned it to our waitress to ask if there was a gift shop where...More

Thank Peg123456
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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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: +1 513-564-6424
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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