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Orchids at Palm Court

35 W 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2801
+1 513-665-2575
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  • 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 2 days ago

I had an incredible experience at the Orchids just a couple of weeks ago. I was present for a business meal and the experience was awe-inspiring. Not only was the food exceptionally prepared and delightfully presented, but the servers were consummate professionals, even SYNCHRONIZED and...More

Thank Stephen J
Reviewed 6 days ago

Orchids at Palm Court is a Cincinnati gem! It is a fine dining experience that should not be missed by anyone who lives in Cincinnati or who visits the city. My family dined at Orchids a week ago to celebrate a special occasion. The meal...More

Thank MicheleFC1
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my wife to the Orchids for a memorable dinner to celebrate a very special birthday. We were not disappointed. From the minute we walked in we were treated like royalty. Our waitstaff all greeted us by name and served us impeccably, but unobtrusively....More

Thank bart356
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to this bar for lunch and this trip, multiple times, a night cap. It's oozing ambience, drink prices were amazing -esp. at happy hour. Service was prompt, and it's amazingly not crowded. I think this place is a must see when you get...More

Thank Windsor999
Reviewed 1 week ago

Restaurant is located inside a beautiful historic hotel. Food is absolutely amazing. Best place in Cincinnati by far. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Christina S
Reviewed 1 week ago

very classy, a 'tini tastes better here than almost anywhere else ; ) --- as an alternative to cocktails, brunch is wonderful.

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food and staff were amazing. Very accomodating staff for my gluten allergy and they made aure tgey had asked questions when touring us around earlier so we had some items waiting for us. A flight of bpurbon at the table when we sat down....More

Thank licasam
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is amazing and the service is impeccable. We have never been disappointed. We have taken family and out of town quests. They have all loved it!

Thank carlar884
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do not miss dining at The Orchid Restaurant in the historic Hilton Netherland Hotel. Stop at the adjoining cocktail lounge for a pre dinner cocktail or glass of wine. Get dressed up for the occasion! You will be glad you did. The service is impeccable!...More

Thank Kittyhock
Reviewed 1 week ago

Working nearby, we occasionally go over for the pasta buffet at lunchtime. Your choice of meat or shrimp and veggies are custom prepared and laid over a bed of noodles or shells and paired with your choice of sauces. The Alfredo is soooo good! The...More

Thank Brian D
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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
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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
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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: +1 513-665-2575
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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