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Orchids at Palm Court

2044 reviews
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$50 and over
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Contemporary American
Top Tags:
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
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.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Nightly 5:30pm-10:00pm; Afternoon Tea (First Saturday of the month) 2:00pm-4:00pm
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Phone number
(513) 564-6465
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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The hotel has three breathtaking ballrooms and 27 additional banquet rooms perfect for any event from 1-1000.
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Cross street
Race Street
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Parking details
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.
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Public transit
TANK bus stop across Race Street. Metro bus stop within one block.
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Pianist & light jazz trio in The Bar at Palm Court on Friday & Saturday from 5:00pm-1:00am.
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Special events & promotions
For private parties in Orchids at Palm Court, please call for details.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

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.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Fabulous birthday dinner.

OpenTable Diner (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

One of the best meals I have ever had! Service was perfect...not slow and not too rushed...just right.

OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Incredible and unforgettable experience!

okay (Oklahoma City)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

My favorite place to take my wife hands down. Interior is beautiful and the live music adds a nice touch. Wait staff is very attentive and friendly. Food is delicious and the menu changes frequently with a few staple things that stay (Chateaubriand etc.)

OpenTable Diner (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Awesome atmosphere. Service was top notch.

Peaches (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Delightful evening but very pricey!

OpenTable Diner (Columbus)
5.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

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.

OpenTable Diner (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Service excellent, Live jazz playing in background and located in a building built in the 30's made the ambiance perfect. As we were eating it only got better. The Halibut and filets were fantastic. Expensive but worth every dollar.

OpenTable Diner (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Everything was great from beginning to end. Our server Robert was attentive, informative, and professional. We will be back the next time the occasion calls for it.

vipOpenTable Diner (Raleigh)
5.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

Very highly recommended!!

JenniferK (Cincinnati)
4.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

The food was fabulous, the service was great. This was a special evening for my daughter's birthday, and it was truly memorable! Only quibble: great music--really!--but a little too loud for conversation, and our table was the furthest away...

OpenTable Diner (Louisville)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Quite simply the best restaurant I have ever been to.

JohnnieF (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined on January 31, 2018

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.

frequentdiners (Tampa)
5.0  Dined on January 30, 2018

Gorgeous interior, superior service, food was outstanding. Quiet surroundings, relaxing and peaceful. Went for a special occasion and will return again!

vipEnjoyable (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined on January 28, 2018

We enjoyed another extraordinary dining experience.