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Orchids at Palm Court

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Central Business District
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35 W 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2801 (Race Street)
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If your looking for the best place to dine in Cincy this is it. 5 Star quality in both food and service and as a bonus its the most beautiful restaurant in the city. The Omni is the finiset example of Art Deco hotels in the USA and the Palm court was the entrance to the lobby and latter converted... More 

Thank David D
Cincinnati, Ohio
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

They offer a classic traditional Sunday Brunch. If you are in Cincinnati, you should experience it. I'm sure they have countless great reviews. We, my wife and I, thy to make it there at least twice a year.

Thank Tony H
Eugene, Oregon
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at the Netherlands Hotel for a wedding and visited the bar a couple of evenings. The 3 piece jazz band was a delightful backdrop to cocktails and conversation. The seating and atmosphere are amazing. It feels like a grand European hotel. Definitely worth a stop.

Thank Kloos6
Cincinnati, Ohio
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great location for business lunch or a fun fun group event. The Palm Court has a wonderful pasta bar that makes everyone happy.

Thank 442vickir
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our experience at the Orchids at Palm Court was simply the best dining experience ever! The food was magnificent and prepared to perfection! The service was quietly superb. We could not have been more impressed with the entire staff: from attire, personality, sincere desire to make our experience memorable, and attentive without being overbearing!

Thank L3415TDpaulc
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic food prepared creatively in the most beautiful space in Cincinnati. Excellent service, too.

Thank Bob D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wonderful food, beautifully served, in elegant Art Deco surroundings. Service is impeccable. The best special occasion restaurant in Cincinnati.

Thank Jennifer M
Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have dined here three times each with a marked 'celebratory' visit in mind, and each time with friends who shared similar thoughts and conclusions. My most memorable experience was this last Christmas 2015 following a performance of the Messiah at Music Hall. With three other friends, we each had one glass of wine (separated bill from the food) and... More 

Thank StanfordB
cincinnati, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Outstanding from start to finish. Celebrating a 26 and 94th birthday. Service great however we asked for more bread several times and never received it. But that was a blessing in disguise because there was so much amazing food. Lobster salad amazing and also the blue cheese beignets. I'm not a fish eater which means your options are limited and... More 

Thank Julie M
Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I eat lunch at the Orchids Pasta Bar about once a quarter. I always get the pasta bar. For around $11 (+tip) you get your fill and then some of your choice of meats, veggies, pasta and sauce. The 'chefs' have always been very pleasant and they make the meal right in front of you. I have never been disappointed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $40
American, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine
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
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 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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