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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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“brunch” (107 reviews)
“chateaubriand” (25 reviews)
“maine lobster” (9 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
35 W 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2801
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I had lunch here and it was great. Very nice healthy choices for kids and great service. We will be back.

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in on a Friday to take advantage of happy hour before the game. They blew me away. The bartenders were terrific. The old fashioned beats any I've ever had. The inexpensive happy hour menu consisted of a terrific burger, a banh mi flatbread, chicken...More

Thank Big_joe23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took 2 colleagues and 6 clients for a business dinner on a Wednesday night. We were seated at a nice round table in a magnificent room. I love round tables because everyone can speak to everyone else equally. However, the live music from the...More

Thank RichR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Orchids for my 70th birthday. They recognized it in fine fashion. The ambiance, service, and of course the food were all in keeping with a well reviewed five star.

Thank tjacobs101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This review is not technically for the beautiful Orchids at Palm Court but for The Bar at Palm Court which shares the same setting—the art deco designs of the Hilton Cincinnati Netherlands Plaza lobby—although the menu differs. Nonetheless, it was a fabulous place to relax...More

1  Thank Dr_SJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's not cheap but sure worth every penny. My birthday dinner on a week night and the whole evening was delightful from service to food quality and presentation. Highly recommend for whatever special event your celebrating.

Thank elise n
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

Thank AAlMudhaf
Reviewed 13 March 2018 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 9 March 2018

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

1  Thank AisleSeat01
Reviewed 6 March 2018 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
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Danielle H
15 April 2018|
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Response from tjacobs101 | Reviewed this property |
While we were there, the patrons mostly wore business casual. There were many tables with the diners in suits and more upscale wear. Therefore, you would be comfortable in either depending on your taste and the occasion.
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
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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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, 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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