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2 Cincinnati restaurants among most romantic in nation

Orchids at Palm Court (Provided by OpenTable) Orchids at Palm Court (Provided by OpenTable)
Primavista (Provided by OpenTable) Primavista (Provided by OpenTable)
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

Two of the 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in American in 2016 are right here in the Tri-State.

Primavista and Orchids at Palm Court made the annual list voted by put out by OpenTable diners.

The list is based on an analysis of more than 5 million reviews of more than 20,000 restaurants across the country, all submitted by verified diners, according to www.opentable.com

Orchids is located inside the National Historic Landmark Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza on West Fifth Street in Downtown Cincinnati. 

The AAA Five-Diamond restaurant for 2015 is  the only Ohio restaurant and one of just 63 in North America to be awarded Five Diamonds.

"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," the website's listing states. 

"Orchids features modern American cuisine using French technique. The menu is based on availability of the highest quality ingredients using local and organic products including a rooftop  beehives and an herb garden."

This is Orchids fifth consecutive year on the list.

Over on the city's west side, Primavista's view will take your breath away atop its Matson Place perch in East Price Hill, the website raves.

"Enjoy chef Chris Prince's award--winning Italian dishes while over-looking the Cincinnati skyline, Ohio River and Northern Kentucky hillside.

"Primavista, established in 1989, is the cozy but elegant creation of Owners Frank and Joan Lenkerd. They and Chef Chris Prince have been working together to keep Primavista "Primo" for over 18 years. Because of their long-standing reputation for excellent food and service, Primavista draws guests from all over the world."

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