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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%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (107 reviews)
“chateaubriand” (26 reviews)
“lobster salad” (20 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 23:00 Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
35 W 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2801
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Orchids at Palm Court is a true experience in fine dining. The decor and ambience are amazing. Something right out of the movie The Great Gatsby. And the service and food only adds to the experience. This is a must for any major family event...More

1  Thank hughesetal
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stayed at the hotel, which is fabulous and takes you back in time! And the brunch was a add on for our room; so so much to choose from! They have to order omelettes and eggs, shrimp, deserts, fruit bar, breads, cheeses. The list...More

1  Thank 87621234Jap
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Service is excellent. Staff has been trained well. Comfortable bar and very clean lobby. Very much enjoyed the experience

1  Thank hjackson2004
Reviewed 6 days ago

The food here should have been mush because it tasted like it fell from Heaven. The deserts gave me an out of body experience.

1  Thank fredisking2016
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent food and service in a Beautiful historic ambience! Great place for casual cocktails w appetizers or a lovely spot for a romantic dinner! Entertainment was very enjoyable the night we met w friends for cocktails.

1  Thank 4carole27
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have been here multiple times for dinner as well as the Christmas tea's. Food is wonderful and the experience is unmatched!

1  Thank Rickal W
Reviewed 6 days ago

The service was perfect. Everything for brunch was fantastic. Our kids loved being there with the history and glamour of Orchids. We will be back.

1  Thank alohahawaii1971
Reviewed 1 week ago

I sat at the bar. I got two old fashioneds trying two different rye bourbons and the grilled cheese from the happy hour menu. My old fashioneds were made with Angels Envy and Basil Hayden. The first one was $35, the second $13. While I...More

1  Thank NoCleverCreation
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in to have a drink, but decided to stay to have dinner. I think there is a separate menu for the bar, and there are probably more options in the main part of the restaurant, but I really enjoy a casual dinner. We were...More

1  Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Surrounded by art deco splendor that is reminiscent of a bygone era, it's a foodie experience nothing less than a piece of history. Only to be matched by the quality of the food (from an omelette station to fresh seafood to decadent desserts to... Outstanding...More

1  Thank Carrie O
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Questions & Answers
Danielle H
14 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
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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: +1 513-564-6424
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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