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Find Restaurants Serving American Food in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky

From popular local delicacies to hot new restaurants featuring gourmet takes on comfort-food favorites and fine dining for a romantic night for two, Cincinnati USA is making a name for itself as a foodie destination. USA Today even named the region one of "six small cities with big food scenes" due to the amazing revitalization of our restaurant scene, which offers plenty of dining options for every palate, including barbecue, burgers, soul food and more.

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Orchids at Palm Court

Downtown

Approximately 7.47 miles from your location
Orchids at Palm Court - Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

Orchids at Palm Court

Downtown

Approximately 7.47 miles from your location

Orchids at Palm Court is a AAA Five-Diamond fine dining restaurant located in the National Historic Landmark Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza. Executive Chef Todd Kelly... Read more

Orchids at Palm Court is a AAA Five-Diamond fine dining restaurant located in the French art deco, National Historic Landmark Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza. Orchids features a contemporary French-influenced American menu that is seasonally updated with local ingredients, including ingredients from the hotel's rooftop herb... Read More

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O'Charley's

East

Approximately 5.48 miles from your location

O'Charley's

East

Approximately 5.48 miles from your location

Casual dining, family restaurant that has the feel of a local establishment.An extensive array of appetizers, salads, soups, burgers, sandwiches, steaks, ribs and seafood... Read more

Casual dining, family restaurant that has the feel of a local establishment.An extensive array of appetizers, salads, soups, burgers, sandwiches, steaks, ribs and seafood. Also features a kids' menu. The complimentary buttery rolls alone are worth the visit.

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Doc's Place

North

Approximately 25.03 miles from your location

Doc's Place

North

Approximately 25.03 miles from your location

Doc's Place is a very quaint neighborhood bar with more than just your average bar food. They had the usual burgers and wings, but also have a dinner menu of pasta, rib... Read more

Doc's Place is a very quaint neighborhood bar with more than just your average bar food. They had the usual burgers and wings, but also have a dinner menu of pasta, rib eye steak, filet, chicken and seafood that they serve in the dining room. Stop by Wednesday-Saturday for live jazz, blues and acoustic music.

Brickhouse Bar & Grill

North

Approximately 13.56 miles from your location

Brickhouse Bar & Grill

North

Approximately 13.56 miles from your location

The Brick House Bar & Grill prides itself on fresh food, a great dining atmosphere and at a reasonable cost.

The Brick House Bar & Grill prides itself on fresh food, a great dining atmosphere and at a reasonable cost.

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Quatman Cafe

North

Approximately 6.52 miles from your location

Quatman Cafe

North

Approximately 6.52 miles from your location

Quatman Cafe, a come-as-you-are type place, has been keeping it simple for years, and the formula is clearly working for them. The menu is straight-forward with deli... Read more

Quatman Cafe, a come-as-you-are type place, has been keeping it simple for years, and the formula is clearly working for them. The menu is straight-forward with deli sandwiches, homemade soups and chili, corned and roast beef, but their most popular item is the cheeseburger. Add fries and a drink, and you've got a meal for...... Read More

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Butler's Pantry

South

Approximately 7.27 miles from your location

Butler's Pantry

South

Approximately 7.27 miles from your location

A unique variety of gourmet items in a marketplace setting, including a bakery, coffee & tea, juice & smoothies, soup & salad, ice cream & candy, and deli sandwiches.

A unique variety of gourmet items in a marketplace setting, including a bakery, coffee & tea, juice & smoothies, soup & salad, ice cream & candy, and deli sandwiches.

J. Alexander's

Uptown

Approximately 5.14 miles from your location

J. Alexander's

Uptown

Approximately 5.14 miles from your location

This elegantly designed steakhouse inside the Rookwood Commons shopping center prides itself on upscale, yet casual dining with an air of professionalism throughout. It's... Read more

This elegantly designed steakhouse inside the Rookwood Commons shopping center prides itself on upscale, yet casual dining with an air of professionalism throughout. It's contemporary in design and cuisine, which makes for a nice evening after a long day of shopping. Make sure to sit on the patio if it's a nice day.

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Tin Roof

Downtown

Approximately 7.23 miles from your location

Tin Roof

Downtown

Approximately 7.23 miles from your location

New music bar/restaurant at The Banks.

Tin Roof has been bringing live music and good times to captive audiences all over the country for over 12 years. With acclaimed Executive Chef Will Zuchman crafting a one of a kind inspired and eclectic menu, music is not all you’ll find at The Roof. So come on in and grab a bite or two. Stick around a while for our infamous... Read More

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Mad Mike's Burgers and Fries

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.45 miles from your location

Mad Mike's Burgers and Fries

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.45 miles from your location

Locally-owned restaurant that's as good as the big guys. The fries are good, too. They serve two juicy 4-ounce patties with a wide variety of toppings, like the "Shroomin... Read more

Locally-owned restaurant that's as good as the big guys. The fries are good, too. They serve two juicy 4-ounce patties with a wide variety of toppings, like the "Shroomin" for $4.99, $5.99 or $7.99 if you go overboard with the Goliath.

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Sky Galley

East

Approximately 2.98 miles from your location

Sky Galley

East

Approximately 2.98 miles from your location

This East Side restaurant is located in Lunken Airport's old historic Art Deco Main Terminal Building. The patio overlooks the tarmac while the whole back side of the... Read more

This East Side restaurant is located in Lunken Airport's old historic Art Deco Main Terminal Building. The patio overlooks the tarmac while the whole back side of the restaurant is windowed so the inside eaters can see the view as well. Don't be discouraged to visit if you aren't flying anywhere, Sky Galley is a Cincinnati...... Read More

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Next Chapter

Uptown

Approximately 6.62 miles from your location
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Uptown

Approximately 6.62 miles from your location

Offers everything from burgers and tacos to live bands and DJs in Mt. Adams.

Offers everything from burgers and tacos to live bands and DJs in Mt. Adams.

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O'Bryon's Irish Pub

Uptown

Approximately 5.31 miles from your location

O'Bryon's Irish Pub

Uptown

Approximately 5.31 miles from your location

Maybe it's the luck o' the Irish that keeps Irish pubs so popular. Or maybe it's the food and a laid-back atmosphere mixed with cool people and even cooler... Read more

Maybe it's the luck o' the Irish that keeps Irish pubs so popular. Or maybe it's the food and a laid-back atmosphere mixed with cool people and even cooler drinks. At O'Bryon's Irish Pub, it's a toss up between an Irish pub and a sports bar. Flat-screen TVs line the walls inside, where friendly servers bring cold beers while... Read More

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Tavern on the Hill

Downtown

Approximately 6.66 miles from your location

Tavern on the Hill

Downtown

Approximately 6.66 miles from your location

A sports pub in historic Mt. Adams serving homemade fare and daily food and drink specials.

A sports pub in historic Mt. Adams serving homemade fare and daily food and drink specials.

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The Eagle Food and Beer Hall

North

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location
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The Eagle Food and Beer Hall

North

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

Serves classic comfort food including fried chicken, corn bread, and kale and spinach dip, all housed in a former post office.

Serves classic comfort food including fried chicken, corn bread, and kale and spinach dip, all housed in a former post office.

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Wingstop

West

Approximately 13.66 miles from your location

Wingstop

West

Approximately 13.66 miles from your location

A made-to-order chicken restaurant.

A made-to-order chicken restaurant.

Butterbee's Neighborhood Grill

East

Approximately 4.30 miles from your location

Butterbee's Neighborhood Grill

East

Approximately 4.30 miles from your location

Sports-themed American restaurant. The menu at Butterbee's offers a variety of the traditional American eatery: wings or tenders with a choice of six sauces, burgers,... Read more

Sports-themed American restaurant. The menu at Butterbee's offers a variety of the traditional American eatery: wings or tenders with a choice of six sauces, burgers, steaks, sandwiches and salads. The menu carries the sports theme through and through: the appetizers are "The Starting Line-up," the burgers are "Grand Slam...... Read More

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Holy Grail Tavern & Grille

Downtown

Approximately 7.18 miles from your location
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Holy Grail Tavern & Grille

Downtown

Approximately 7.18 miles from your location

The locally owned restaurant is a great option on game day, being across the street from Great American Ball Park. It has long bar tables, more than a dozen small tables,... Read more

The locally owned restaurant is a great option on game day, being across the street from Great American Ball Park. It has long bar tables, more than a dozen small tables, a patio and a rotating list of draft beers that won't cost you $7 a pint. Let's not forget the 30 HDTVs lining the long bar and sitting high on the walls of... Read More

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Pickles & Bones Barbecue

North

Approximately 9.26 miles from your location

Pickles & Bones Barbecue

North

Approximately 9.26 miles from your location

Barbecue joint serving wood-smoked meat and sides made from scratch.

Barbecue joint serving wood-smoked meat and sides made from scratch.

Jim & Jack's on the River

West

Approximately 11.29 miles from your location

Jim & Jack's on the River

West

Approximately 11.29 miles from your location

Jim & Jacks is the Tri-states home to live country music every Friday and Saturday night with no cover (except special events), free on- site parking and a great pub... Read more

Jim & Jacks is the tri-states home to great live country music every Friday and Saturday night with no cover (except special events), free on- site parking and a great pub style menu served on weekends til midnite.  Come visit the NEW Jim & Jacks and see what you've been missing!  We underwent a complete remodel to... Read More

New Garden Restaurant

South > Southeast

Approximately 4.41 miles from your location

New Garden Restaurant

South > Southeast

Approximately 4.41 miles from your location

East meets West at New Garden, a Chinese restaurant that also serves Japanese cuisine (including sushi), along with pizza, hamburgers, and steak. Catering and take out are... Read more

East meets West at New Garden, a Chinese restaurant that also serves Japanese cuisine (including sushi), along with pizza, hamburgers, and steak. Catering and take out are also available.

Arlin's Bar

Uptown

Approximately 8.41 miles from your location

Arlin's Bar

Uptown

Approximately 8.41 miles from your location

Imagine it, stepping out of a film at the Esquire on a Saturday evening and hearing some sounds that are pretty partyriffic. Look across the street and you'll see the... Read more

Neighborhood bar offering a wide variety of food and drinks, featuring 20 different taps.

Red Rose Jems Pizzeria

North

Approximately 11.67 miles from your location

Red Rose Jems Pizzeria

North

Approximately 11.67 miles from your location

Pizza parlor offering specialty and build-your-own pizzas, grinders, salads, and more.

Pizza parlor offering specialty and build-your-own pizzas, grinders, salads, and more.

Double d'Z Tavern

North

Approximately 17.44 miles from your location

Double d'Z Tavern

North

Approximately 17.44 miles from your location

We know what you're thinking, and no, this isn't like that other restaurant with waitresses in orange short-shorts. Instead, Double D'z in Fairfield is known for its wings... Read more

We know what you're thinking, and no, this isn't like that other restaurant with waitresses in orange short-shorts. Instead, Double D'z in Fairfield is known for its wings and the place to watch any game on TV. The interior of Double D'z screams 'sports bar", with sports memorabilia, pool table, black and white checkerboard...... Read More

Bear Claw Cafe

North

Approximately 18.65 miles from your location

Bear Claw Cafe

North

Approximately 18.65 miles from your location

The Bear Claw Cafe is located within The Great Wolf Lodge. It is a bakery that is loaded with many gourmet pastries. It even has sandwiches for lunch. The entire lodge has... Read more

The Bear Claw Cafe is located within The Great Wolf Lodge. It is a bakery that is loaded with many gourmet pastries. It even has sandwiches for lunch. The entire lodge has Wi-fi. The Bear Claw is for those visiting Great Wolf but also for anyone who feels like stopping by.

Pontiac Bourbon & BBQ

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location
Pontiac

Pontiac Bourbon & BBQ

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location

A barbecue restaurant serving Texas-style brisket and pulled pork and offering a large selection of bourbon.

A barbecue restaurant serving Texas-style brisket and pulled pork and offering a large selection of bourbon.

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Poppy's Sports Bar and Grill

West

Approximately 14.26 miles from your location

Poppy's Sports Bar and Grill

West

Approximately 14.26 miles from your location

Poppy's Sports Bar and Grill is your typical sports bar with lots of big TVs, walls decked out in local sports team memorabilia and a kitchen serving up pub fare. Walk... Read more

Poppy's Sports Bar and Grill is your typical sports bar with lots of big TVs, walls decked out in local sports team memorabilia and a kitchen serving up pub fare. Walk in during the afternoon and take a seat at the bar for lunch, since that's where most people like to hang out. There's plenty to keep you occupied - tabletop...... Read More

Pleasant Ridge Chili Restaurant

North

Approximately 6.60 miles from your location

Pleasant Ridge Chili Restaurant

North

Approximately 6.60 miles from your location

At this late-night dining institution that's been around for 40-plus years, diners can get their fill of chili - served any way they want it - until the ungodly hour... Read more

At this late-night dining institution that's been around for 40-plus years, diners can get their fill of chili - served any way they want it - until the ungodly hour of 4:30 a.m., six days a week, in the small dining area. Perfect for after a night out! The chili parlor features pictures of Cincinnati landmarks and a jukebox... Read More

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Senate

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location
Senate Restaurant

Senate

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location

Features a rotating list of original gourmet hot dogs and a full bar including specialty cocktails and craft beers.

Features a roatating list of original gourmet hot dogs and a full bar including specialty cocktails and craft beers.

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Velvet Smoke BBQ

West

Approximately 25.26 miles from your location

Velvet Smoke BBQ

West

Approximately 25.26 miles from your location

VS.Que is a 5-time Grand Champion competitive cooking team founded in 2009 who competes on the KCBS professional BBQ circuit and serves their championship barbeque to the... Read more

VS.Que is a 5-time Grand Champion competitive cooking team founded in 2009 who competes on the KCBS professional BBQ circuit and serves their championship barbeque to the Cincinnati metro area.

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Bellevue Bistro

South > Riverfront

Approximately 5.88 miles from your location

Bellevue Bistro

South > Riverfront

Approximately 5.88 miles from your location

Bellevue Bistro is a cozy spot in the Fairfield Avenue strip. Soothing tan walls, a fireplace and kitschy memorabilia on the walls add to the bistro's charm. Weekend... Read more

Bellevue Bistro is a cozy spot in the Fairfield Avenue strip. Soothing tan walls, a fireplace and kitschy memorabilia on the walls add to the bistro's charm. Weekend breakfast/brunch specials, priced at only $8.25 feature Belgian waffles, Kentucky hot brown benedict and a variety of breakfast sautes.

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Otto's

South

Approximately 7.70 miles from your location
Otto's

Otto's

South

Approximately 7.70 miles from your location

A funky deli with a brightly colored interior, mismatched chairs, and light-hearted decor. Otto's serves creative, flavorful dishes in a casual atmosphere.

A funky deli with a brightly colored interior, mismatched chairs, and light-hearted decor. Otto's serves creative, flavorful dishes in a casual atmosphere.

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The Ole Roadhouse

West

Approximately 12.03 miles from your location

The Ole Roadhouse

West

Approximately 12.03 miles from your location

Come as you are to this neighborhood bar with a great outdoor patio. The Ole Roadhouse offers standard pub fare and live acoustic music.

Come as you are to this neighborhood bar with a great outdoor patio. The Ole Roadhouse offers standard pub fare and live acoustic music.

Quaker Steak & Lube

East

Approximately 6.95 miles from your location

Quaker Steak & Lube

East

Approximately 6.95 miles from your location

No, you're not in a tricked-out car shop - this is Quaker Steak & Lube. This all-American joint is known for its wings and appetizers that go perfectly with an ice... Read more

No, you're not in a tricked-out car shop - this is Quaker Steak & Lube. This all-American joint is known for its wings and appetizers that go perfectly with an ice cold beer. Eat like you just finished a 100-mile motorcycle ride, with steaks, baby back ribs and big ol' burgers.

Cactus Pear

Uptown

Approximately 7.93 miles from your location

Cactus Pear

Uptown

Approximately 7.93 miles from your location

Margaritas and the freshly made salsa make Cactus Pear one of the favorite Mexican restaurants in town. It can get pricey, but the authentic cuisine makes it a great place... Read more

Margaritas and the freshly made salsa make Cactus Pear one of the favorite Mexican restaurants in town. It can get pricey, but the authentic cuisine makes it a great place to hang out with friends and grab some drinks and chips and salsa. This location attracts more than just the nearby University of Cincinnati students.

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Bambooz Bar & Grill

South > Southeast

Approximately 6.56 miles from your location

Bambooz Bar & Grill

South > Southeast

Approximately 6.56 miles from your location

Seven mounted TVs keep the fans covered at the sports-themed hookah haven known as Bambooz. Pool, pinball, and a TouchTunes jukebox are good for filling in the commercial... Read more

Seven mounted TVs keep the fans covered at the sports-themed hookah haven known as Bambooz. Pool, pinball, and a TouchTunes jukebox are good for filling in the commercial breaks, and the kitchen rolls out specials daily. For weekends, Fridays bring cover-free acoustic sets starting at 7 p.m. and Saturday night is ladies night... Read More

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Take Five

North

Approximately 17.73 miles from your location

Take Five

North

Approximately 17.73 miles from your location

You might want to take more than five at this West Side hangout. Grab a beer and head out to the patio during nice weather, or stay inside to cheer for your favorite team... Read more

You might want to take more than five at this West Side hangout. Grab a beer and head out to the patio during nice weather, or stay inside to cheer for your favorite team on one of the restaurant's 19 TVs. Stop by for appetizers, like wings and chili dip, or stay awhile with fresh salads, burgers, sandwiches, wraps, wings and... Read More

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Cracker Barrel

West

Approximately 25.22 miles from your location

Cracker Barrel

West

Approximately 25.22 miles from your location

Is Cracker Barrel a country-themed general store and gift shop, or is it a roadhouse with down-home good cookin'? Yes. It's both and a welcome site to travelers and local... Read more

Is Cracker Barrel a country-themed general store and gift shop, or is it a roadhouse with down-home good cookin'? Yes. It's both and a welcome site to travelers and local diners alike. If your favorite location is crowded, just sit and rock on the front porch while you wait, or browse through the wide array of gift items and... Read More

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Hooters

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.20 miles from your location

Hooters

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.20 miles from your location

Hooter's in Newport is located directly on the Ohio River, and you can park your boat at the Beer Sellar's dock right next door. Everyone knows about the infamous uniforms... Read more

Enjoy world-famous chicken wings, great food, fun, and one-of-a-kind hospitality served by the Hooters Girls.

Seasons 52

Uptown

Approximately 5.15 miles from your location

Seasons 52

Uptown

Approximately 5.15 miles from your location

Seasons 52, the restaurant chain that calls itself a fresh grill and wine bar, is now open at the Rookwood Exchange. The menu is seasonally inspired, changing four times a... Read more

Seasons 52, the restaurant chain that calls itself a fresh grill and wine bar, is now open at the Rookwood Exchange. The menu is seasonally inspired, changing four times a year, with weekly specials. Options might include steak and cremini mushroom flatbread, cedar plank salmon or caramelized sea scallops. There's an emphasis... Read More

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Maplewood Kitchen & Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.51 miles from your location
Maplewood (photo: Thunderdome Restaurant Group)

Maplewood Kitchen & Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.51 miles from your location

Casual dining without sacrificing style. Serving 3 squares a day with fresh ingredients and a West Coast feel in Cincinnati's urban core.

Casual dining without sacrificing style. Serving 3 squares a day with fresh ingredients and a West Coast feel in Cincinnati's urban core.

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Pleasantry

Downtown

Approximately 7.75 miles from your location

Pleasantry

Downtown

Approximately 7.75 miles from your location

Focuses on natural wine, approachable Midwestern food & crafted coffee.

Cincinnati neighborhood restaurant focusing on natural wine, approachable Midwestern food and crafted coffee. Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Buffalo Bob's Family Restaurant

South > Southwest

Approximately 16.56 miles from your location

Buffalo Bob's Family Restaurant

South > Southwest

Approximately 16.56 miles from your location

Family-owned Buffalo Bob's is a friendly spot in Florence, with steaks, burgers and wings being popular menu items. Both the menu and the kids' menu are huge. Buffalo Bob'... Read more

Family-owned Buffalo Bob's is a friendly spot in Florence, with steaks, burgers and wings being popular menu items. Both the menu and the kids' menu are huge. Buffalo Bob's serves comforting food, like mashed potatoes with gravy and grilled pork chops with stuffing. This is the place to unwind, maybe watch the game on TV and... Read More

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FIRE at Rivercenter

South

Approximately 7.27 miles from your location

FIRE at Rivercenter

South

Approximately 7.27 miles from your location

Offers American fare, a diverse list of bourbons and finely crafted cocktails.

Offers American fare, a diverse list of bourbons and finely crafted cocktails.

Pirate's Den

West

Approximately 13.88 miles from your location

Pirate's Den

West

Approximately 13.88 miles from your location

Pirate's Den, a West Side staple, recently relocated from Anderson Ferry to a business strip off Werk Road, next to the new home of Champions Grille. It's surprisingly... Read more

Sports bar with draft beers and bar food, plus weekend bands and multiple large-screen TVs.

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