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Orchids at Palm Court

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35 W 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2801 (Race Street)
513-421-9100
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6:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This restaurant is amazing! From the food to drinks to the atmosphere, it is a top class spot. I've been there twice, once for Birthday celebration and once for their annual Christmas morning buffet. Enjoyed it both times. It is pretty expensive though and kind of old-school. There are a lot of older people around, but I think that is... More 

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I think this is the more Elegant Rest in Cincinnati, Ohio. Excellent food service but be prepared to spend a good price for the food. It is worth it especially for special evening with someone special.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We lunch at Orchids for special occasions in my office, and every time, the experience is excellent. We have even had the pleasure of being invited to a Chef's Table in Chef Todd Kelly's spotless kitchen! You've GOT to try the Pasta Bar at lunch!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The service at this restaurant is second to none. Our water glasses and drinks were filled promptly. The pasta bar was excellent, with generous portions. Price was reasonable for the setting and service.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I went here for our anniversary. It was fancier than we're used to but the service was awesome and the food was even better. Very unique food dishes. I'd recommend The Orchids for a very nice dinner.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Absolutely wonderful place. Dont wait for a special occasion to go, JUST GO! You will be delighted you did.

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Concord, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Consistently rated one of Ohio's best restaurants, we finally were able to dine at this award winning gem. We started off with the amuse-bouche which was a three quarter egg shell filled with a goat cheese custard, rhubarb compote and a few other goodies. Our first courses varied from a burrata agnolotti dish, which had heirloom tomatoes, corn, truffles and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

All I have to say is order the Chateaubriand For Two...you will be so glad you did! Every time we order it everyone else at the table wishes they had as well!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I bring business colleagues, family and friends here whenever a great meal in beautiful and formal surroundings is desired. Holiday brunches are fantastic and every day dining is always interesting, nicely presented and has great flavor. One of my long term "go to" restaurants that always leaves me and my family or guests happy.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Orchids has never disappointed in service, atmosphere, or epicurean delights. When visiting Cincinnati this is a must, if you are looking for an incredible dinning experience!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $40
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 513-421-9100
Description
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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