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Orchids at Palm Court

35 W 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2801
+1 513-564-6424
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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 22 July 2018 via mobile

But that isn't the best part. This is one of the most beautiful art deco settings in Cincinnati and just about any where. You feel you should be wearing formal clothes because it is a feast for the eyes. The food is excellent with obvious...More

Thank Paul20360
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Some friends and I went to the Palm Court after a long day attending a local conference. The drinks were fantastic, and as a treat I got the mini dessert - delicious!!! I would certainly visit again during future conferences in Cincinnati.

Thank Monica R
Reviewed 17 July 2018

It is worth just going to the restaurant just to experience the splendor of the room. The pictures are great but in real life it is even more stunning. This somehow adds enjoyment to the meal. Starters were salmon tartare done two ways. This is...More

Thank FuzzyBeaver
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We recently stopped by Orchids for our parent’s 60th wedding anniversary. They attended their first high school dance together at the Netherlands a Plaza, so it was a fitting venue. Rather than seat a dozen people at one long table or tuck into a private...More

Thank BobFitz2012
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We had a great meal with friends at this restaurant. The servers were so friendly, and the whole place had a great ambiance. If I were to go again, I would skip desert. It did not seem up to the standard of the rest of...More

Thank Dryrun3205
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Elegant, refined and worth a visit just for the visual opulence. The art deco surroundings, gourmet food choices and perfect (not exaggerating) service make this a "must see" dining adventure.

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Great personal service and delicious bourbon drinks! The atmosphere and music are charming. Definitely recommend.

Thank Norrielee
Reviewed 19 June 2018

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

Thank hughesetal
Reviewed 18 June 2018 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

Thank 87621234Jap
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

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

Thank hjackson2004
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Chloe W
5 September 2018|
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Response from brianjgeraghty | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure it changes regularly, so even if I were to look that up for you, it would likely be different by the time you went. Best option would be to call them, as they are very responsive.
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.
30 May 2017|
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You should call the restaurant and ask what is available.
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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, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, 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: +1 513-564-6424
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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