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About Orchids at Palm Court
AAA Five-Diamond Award for 2017 - The only restaurant in Ohio and one of just 64 in North America to be awarded Five-Diamonds
Orchids at Palm Court is a fine dining restaurant located in the National Historic Landmark Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza. Dine in a breathtaking 1930s French Art Deco setting with two-story Romanesque murals, Brazilian rosewood, German silver-nickel sconces & an original Rookwood pottery fountain.
Orchids features French-Inspired modern American cuisine highlighting the freshest seasonal offerings. The menu is based on availability of the highest quality ingredients using local and organic products including a rooftop beehives and an herb garden.
Additional Accolades include OpenTable's Top 100 Best Restaurant in USA (Seven consecutive years including #7 in 2014), Forbes Four Stars (4 consecutive years), Top Cincinnati Restaurant (Zagat) and American Culinary Federation’s Award of Excellence.
35 West Fifth Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Hours of Operation:
Nightly 5:30pm-10:00pm; Afternoon Tea (First Saturday of the month) 2:00pm-4:00pm
$50 and over
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Pianist & light jazz trio in The Bar at Palm Court on Friday & Saturday from 5:00pm-1:00am.
The hotel has three breathtaking ballrooms and 27 additional banquet rooms perfect for any event from 1-1000.
Complimentary valet parking. You may park with the bellman on Race Street or pull into the valet parking area, also on Race Street under the green arrow.
TANK bus stop across Race Street. Metro bus stop within one block.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
For private parties in Orchids at Palm Court, please call for details.
The restaurant offers private dining, but the hotel also offers dining in our three ballrooms including the famed "Hall of Mirrors" and 27 additional break-out rooms. The hotel features one of the finest examples of 1930s French art deco.
Orchids at Palm Court Ratings and Reviews
This may be Cincinnati's finest restaurant. The setting on the 2nd floor of the Omni Netherland Hotel and its art deco furnishings creates a setting of romantic ambience invaded only by too loud a songstress at the nearby bar. The service was personalized for a birthday celebration, it was a tutorial about great food, and it was friendly beyond expectation with great professionalism. The four course dinner was outstandingly presented and enjoyed. My only question for the entire night was whether the selected lamb filet was really lamb-it's flavor was more represented by the beef family.
I was at this restaurant and I was unsure what I was getting into with driving all the way from Dayton Ohio. My wife and I was amaze at the service and food. The atmosphere was great for celebrating her birthday and she enjoyed her experience. The waiter who served us knew his food, cause my wife asked him about everything on the menu and he knew it well. Thanks for making me look and feel like the husband of the year.
This is the third time we have been to Orchids and they always deliver an outstanding experience. The décor and food are spectacular and the staff even better. This is a must if you have a special occasion. Robert and the entire team were very professional and extremely prepared. We've already made plans to take our daughter and son in law on there anniversary.
Our dinner at Orchids at Palm Court was outstanding in every way! Cole orchestrated the evening with a formality that exuded warmth and friendliness unequalled. His knowledge of both the menu and the wine list left nothing to guess. The food was marvelous, the ambiance perfect, and everybody was smiling and cordial. We left knowing we'd be back soon. Our thanks to all the staff for making my wife's birthday dinner unforgettable.
We'd been here before and always loved the attention to detail and the superb dishes. This time they did not disappoint. We did the Chef's tasting menu and all 7 courses were delightful and original. We love it when we get to try new dishes. It's not cheap but the food, the presentation, the superb service and the unique ambiance makes it very much worth it.
The dinner experience was fantastic! Anniversary event and Michael and the entire Team at Orchids @ Palm Court over delivered. Live dinner music, focus on details, comfortable setting, and great..great eating experiences not found in the mid-west. Brining my family the next time.
We have eaten at other 5 diamond restaurants and experience on the service level was night and day. Here was a nice anniversary note for us at a table we weren’t sat at, champagne poured was flat as it came from an older opened bottle. Food was also not perfectly prepared (pasta incorrectly done, fish course very fishy) and wine pairings left something to be desired. Server was clearly Less than experienced when questioned about the item or Wine origins. 5 course experience took 3 hours which is slow but ok pacing. Neither of us would return.
Amazing food and service, again! We're in town every year for the holidays and started going to Orchid last year then came back this year. My husband and I have decided that we're going to keep this as a tradition every year. The food and service are impeccable.
Exceptional dinner with attentive service that was there when you needed it and invisible when you didn't. Every course was a delight, beautifully presented, with a surprise burst of unexpected flavors in every course. Portions where small individually but we left feeling full. Overall a delightful evening in a beautiful venue.
A perfect evening. The attention to our table by staff was courteous, authentic, timely, helpful, and cheerful. We were never rushed. The food was a classic symphony of intriguing tastes. All these tastes were subtlely blended to augment one another in a dining masterpiece.
The extensive wine list was helpfully deciphered by our sommelier and our wine choice for dinner completely fulfilled our expectations.
A memorable dining experience well worth the investment of time and money. My wife and I highly recommend Orchids.
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