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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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“chateaubriand” (24 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 6 days ago via mobile

Highly Recommend their lamb sliders and Thyme Wine! Delicious and tasty! Would have been five stars, but there was a long wait when the restaurant was pretty empty!

1  Thank amy n
Reviewed 1 week ago

We brought my husband here for his 50th birthday. Make sure you make reservations in advance. "Adults" are anyone 12 and older and are $40/buffet. Children under 12 are $20/buffet. We didn't have enough room (in our bellies) to try all the wonderful looking dishes...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I recently had dinner at Orchids at Palm Court. The restaurant is located within the Netherland Hilton in downtown Cincinnati. The hotel has been restored to its past decor and it's really beautiful. The restaurant is expensive, so it may not be...More

Thank gtgwandbob
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dining at Orchids is like stepping onto the set of the Great Gatsby. Be sure to enjoy a cocktail in the Art Deco lounge prior to your meal. The holiday brunch is nicely done - but reservations fill quickly (Easter, Mother's Day, etc.).

Thank Alecia L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The orchids at Palm Court is my regular spot where I bring clients, visitors from out of town, and Cincinnatians who have no clue how amazing their city is. You can valet park your car (be sure to get your ticket validated on your way...More

Thank bluefairyriot
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have only gone for the Sunday brunch, but it is incredible. $50/person for an all-you-can-eat buffet of treats ranging from the refined (duck confit) to the basic (chicken and waffles). Ice sculptures, live piano, and hundreds of tiny edible desert sculptures. It is worth...More

Thank Matrovius
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful restaurant to have a wonderful evening. Service is top notch, staff is very friendly and accommodating. They were very nice to my son who was there. They also made very good suggestions for food for us. All in all thumbs up!

Thank AwanOmer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were given a wonderful table with the best view in the dining area. They prepared a fabulous meal and dessert. They took a very nice picture for us. We had tried many times to make a reservation but none were available. One of the...More

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly Recommended Great Atmosphere and Food Very Romantic A Must See and Visit Place Pricey, but very much worth it !

Thank TAug007
Reviewed 1 week ago

Orchids at Palm Court is an excellent art deco style restaurant. The lunch buffet is the best around. A pianist plays wonderful soft mosaic while you dine.

Thank 713beverlya
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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
20 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
USD 31 - USD 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, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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