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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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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a fantastic experience! Our server, Sean (and everyone that assisted him) was beyond excellent! The food was so delicious and the ambiance of the restaurant was just plain wonderful. Learning the history of the building and enjoying the impeccable accents and design of the restaurant only added to our outstanding experience! We've dined in a lot of places around... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Buffet was ok but not as great as I had expected from this restaurants awesome reviews. They were setting up for Sunday brunch which appeared to be the main focus of most of the staff when we were there. I will try brunch next time instead of breakfast.

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Thank Andrea R
Cincinnati
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a fantastic meal at Orchids with four friends I did the multi-course food and wine pairing. It was fantastic. The food presentation and service were excellent. Orchids has to be one of the most beautiful restaurants in the midwest. They were also more than happy to do separate checks!

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Thank 892steve
New Albany, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were visiting Cincinnati on an overnight event with friends I checked the reviews up restaurants in the area and made a reservation at Orchids at Palm Plaza. The food and wine was unbelievable! The lobster salad was so wonderful and good have been my main entree. Everyone at our table was blown away! From appetizer to desserts, by far... More 

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Aurora, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had drinks at the bar Friday evening and enjoyed the live music and vibrant atmosphere. We also had the breakfast buffet. The variety was really good and the fruit, salmon, and bread/pastries were all really good and fresh. The goetta was good too. It's a little pricey but considering all the options you have it's not a bad deal

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Thank Lisa G
Cincinnati, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Consistently outstanding food and service. One of the bestspecial occasion places around. It can be expensive, but I always feel that we get the same amount of value. If you're around for one of the special holiday brunches it is well worth it. The bat has a good happy hour and great ambiance!

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Thank Dennis O
Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were celebrating our 32 wedding anniversary. The beautiful Art Deco setting is stunning. Our experience started with a lovely congratulatory card at our table. It was followed by an amazing meal with unique ingredients and beautiful presentations. Our waiter, Chris, guided us well as my husband has a shellfish allergy and we follow a grain free... More 

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Cincinnati
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Palm Court is one of the finest restaurants in the world. The service, the ambiance, and, of course, the food. The whole experience is world class.

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Thank TheCosmo
Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We celebrated our 45th Wedding Anniversary in one of the loveliest restaurants in America, an Art Deco masterpiece. Todd Kelley's food was pretty special too, we had the Chef's Tasting menu. Everything was great, this restaurant does it right, you love what you eat but don't leave feeling like a Turkducken!

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Thank Cjdo123
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our all time Cincinnati favorite restaurant!!! The beautiful Art Deco setting , fabulous food and unparalleled service are a combination not to be missed. If you only have time for or inclination towards casually sitting at the bar , you won't be disappointed with the drinks or the comraderie. And don't get me started about the unbelievable Sunday brunch !!

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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
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
Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
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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