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Restaurants near Downbound Books

Mom 'n' Em Coffee

Uptown

Approximately 1.44 miles from from Downbound Books
Mom 'n Em (photo: Julie Brock)

Mom 'n' Em Coffee

Uptown

Approximately 1.44 miles from from Downbound Books

Mom ‘n ‘em Coffee serves pastries, breakfast items , coffee, tea and in addition is open at night for tinned fishes, retail wine and a few other alcoholic beverages. Come... Read more

Mom ‘n ‘em Coffee serves pastries, breakfast items , coffee, tea and in addition is open at night for tinned fishes, retail wine and a few other alcoholic beverages. Come visit and see how Mom ‘n ‘em really is doing!  Cheers!

Putz's Creamy Whip

West

Approximately 1.48 miles from from Downbound Books
Putz's Creamy Whip (photo: Emily Lloyd)

Putz's Creamy Whip

West

Approximately 1.48 miles from from Downbound Books

Putz's has a rich tradition on the West Side of Cincinnati, as the family-owned business has been around since 1938. The walk-up ice-cream joint is located in an out-of-... Read more

Putz's has a rich tradition on the West Side of Cincinnati, as the family-owned business has been around since 1938. The walk-up ice-cream joint is located in an out-of-the-way spot near I-74 and Montana Avenue. But families flock to Putz's every summer because of their creamy ice cream, sundaes, milkshakes and more. The stand also serves burgers, hot dogs and coneys.

Gold Star Chili

Uptown

Approximately 1.49 miles from from Downbound Books

Gold Star Chili

Uptown

Approximately 1.49 miles from from Downbound Books

Gold Star Chili has been a part of Cincinnati for over 40 years, serving up Cincinnati-style chili for cheese coneys and three-ways. You will be the life of any party if... Read more

Gold Star Chili has been a part of Cincinnati for over 40 years, serving up Cincinnati-style chili for cheese coneys and three-ways. You will be the life of any party if you show up with Gold Star's Coney Crate - 10 cheese coneys in an easily totable case. Set your mouth on fire with the Firehouse coney, topped with a roasted red pepper sauce and a unique five-pepper spice mix. Stop on by for... Read More

Frisch's Big Boy

Uptown

Approximately 1.54 miles from from Downbound Books

Frisch's Big Boy

Uptown

Approximately 1.54 miles from from Downbound Books

Frisch's originated in Cincinnati in 1905, and their famous double-decker Big Boy sandwich was born in 1946. Likewise, Frisch's has been a local favorite for many years,... Read more

Frisch's originated in Cincinnati in 1905, and their famous double-decker Big Boy sandwich was born in 1946. Likewise, Frisch's has been a local favorite for many years, with staples like the breakfast and salad bars, specialty tartar sauce and pumpkin pie. Try a fish sandwich for dinner, a Cherry Coke to drink and top it off with a Hot Fudge Cake for dessert. The dessert display case at the... Read More

Grill of India

Uptown

Approximately 1.58 miles from from Downbound Books

Grill of India

Uptown

Approximately 1.58 miles from from Downbound Books

On any given day you'll find hungry students, locals and professionals getting their Indian fix at the buffet in this casual restaurant. They have an extensive menu of... Read more

On any given day you'll find hungry students, locals and professionals getting their Indian fix at the buffet in this casual restaurant. They have an extensive menu of vegetarian, lamb, chicken and tandoori specialties. Some highlights include Vegetarian Thal, Tandoori Mix (seekh kebab and shrimp and chicken tandoori) and the Amol Lamb Special (with egg and paneer cheese). Treat your sweet tooth... Read More

The Whole Bowl

Uptown

Approximately 1.58 miles from from Downbound Books

The Whole Bowl

Uptown

Approximately 1.58 miles from from Downbound Books

Walk-up window serving gluten free bowls.  

Walk-up window serving gluten free bowls.  

Taft's Brewing Co. Brewpourium

Uptown

Approximately 1.59 miles from from Downbound Books
Taft's Brewpourium

Taft's Brewing Co. Brewpourium

Uptown

Approximately 1.59 miles from from Downbound Books

A state-of-the-art production house and taproom featuring New Haven-style pizza.

A state-of-the-art production house and taproom featuring New Haven-style pizza.

Habanero's Latin American Fare

Uptown

Approximately 1.60 miles from from Downbound Books

Habanero's Latin American Fare

Uptown

Approximately 1.60 miles from from Downbound Books

Habanero Latin American Fare is an independent Mexican joint for burrito and salsa lovers. Try the Mad Max, a tilapia burrito with pinto beans, cabbage and a signature... Read more

Habanero Latin American Fare is an independent Mexican joint for burrito and salsa lovers. Try the Mad Max, a tilapia burrito with pinto beans, cabbage and a signature sauce. The Porkopolis is piled high with shredded pork, a sweet rice and apple green chili salsa. The Tofu Tango combines eggplant, tofu and corn salsa. Also on the menu are quesadillas, chimichangas, tacos and salads. And Habanero... Read More

Ambar India Restaurant

Uptown

Approximately 1.61 miles from from Downbound Books

Ambar India Restaurant

Uptown

Approximately 1.61 miles from from Downbound Books

If you've lived, worked or simply passed through Clifton, you've eaten or heard of Ambar. Located in the Clifton gaslight district, this neighborhood staple offer... Read more

If you've lived, worked or simply passed through Clifton, you've eaten or heard of Ambar. Located in the Clifton gaslight district, this neighborhood staple offer authentic Indian cuisine with plenty of spicy dishes and vegetarian options. Ambar offers a casual but classy experience with white tablecloths, chandeliers overhead and servers eager to please. Dinner specialties include vegetarian... Read More

Proud Rooster

Uptown

Approximately 1.63 miles from from Downbound Books

Proud Rooster

Uptown

Approximately 1.63 miles from from Downbound Books

The Proud Rooster is a cozy little diner that offers fast service followed by an inexpensive bill. The small space fits the kitchen and a dining room with local high... Read more

The Proud Rooster is a cozy little diner that offers fast service followed by an inexpensive bill. The small space fits the kitchen and a dining room with local high school sports memorabilia on the walls. On the menu includes breakfast served all the time and almost any grilled item you can think of, from sandwiches to fish. If you're in the Clifton area and in the mood for brunch, Proud Rooster... Read More

Gaslight Bar & Grill

Uptown

Approximately 1.64 miles from from Downbound Books

Gaslight Bar & Grill

Uptown

Approximately 1.64 miles from from Downbound Books

Gaslight Bar & Grill is more than just a restaurant and bar: It’s a piece of Clifton history. For 60 years the building housed The Clifton Branch Library that was a... Read more

Gaslight Bar & Grill is more than just a restaurant and bar: It’s a piece of Clifton history. For 60 years the building housed The Clifton Branch Library that was a fixture on Ludlow Avenue. The Clifton Bar & Grill still maintains this special atmosphere with an eclectic mix of people coming together to relax, hang out with friends and family for a meal and to enjoy a drink.  The tall... Read More

Graeter's

Uptown

Approximately 1.65 miles from from Downbound Books
Graeter's ice cream

Graeter's

Uptown

Approximately 1.65 miles from from Downbound Books

Graeter's is a Cincinnati tradition, serving up familiar favorites of ice cream like black raspberry chip and mint chocolate chip. What better way to end a downtown date... Read more

Graeter's is a Cincinnati tradition, serving up familiar favorites of ice cream like black raspberry chip and mint chocolate chip. What better way to end a downtown date then to head to Graeter's on the Square? The generous scoops of creamy deliciousness are packed with seriously big, chunky pieces of chocolate. Graeter's also have a bakery with a variety of cakes, pies and cookies for every... Read More

Marrakech Moroccan Cafe & Grill

Uptown

Approximately 1.65 miles from from Downbound Books

Marrakech Moroccan Cafe & Grill

Uptown

Approximately 1.65 miles from from Downbound Books

Marrakech cafe & grill your gate to morocco

Marrakech cafe & grill your gate to morocco

Stockyard Cafe

Uptown, West

Approximately 1.65 miles from from Downbound Books

Stockyard Cafe

Uptown, West

Approximately 1.65 miles from from Downbound Books

Stockyard is a neighborhood pub with live music on Fridays and Saturdays, starting at 9 p.m. Come to sing during karaoke on Wednesdays from 7 p.m.-11 p.m., and open mic... Read more

Stockyard is a neighborhood pub with live music on Fridays and Saturdays, starting at 9 p.m. Come to sing during karaoke on Wednesdays from 7 p.m.-11 p.m., and open mic night on Thursdays from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. They've also got a menu of burgers, chicken tenders and all the fried favorites.

Sitwells

Uptown

Approximately 1.66 miles from from Downbound Books

Sitwells

Uptown

Approximately 1.66 miles from from Downbound Books

This coffeehouse-meets-bar attracts quite the creative crowd. Poets, musicians, artists, scholars and teachers all find solace in the comfy cafe which often doubles as... Read more

This coffeehouse-meets-bar attracts quite the creative crowd. Poets, musicians, artists, scholars and teachers all find solace in the comfy cafe which often doubles as their workspace. For those feeling a bit less studious, Sitwells has a number of ways to pass the time -- show off your backgammon skills, listen in on a poetry reading or take advantage of the free Wi-fi. They also frequently... Read More

Om Eco Cafe

North

Approximately 1.67 miles from from Downbound Books

Om Eco Cafe

North

Approximately 1.67 miles from from Downbound Books

The interior of this Ludlow Avenue cafe is surrounded by used books, products for the soul and local art, creating a peaceful, relaxing environment. So it's appropriate Om... Read more

The interior of this Ludlow Avenue cafe is surrounded by used books, products for the soul and local art, creating a peaceful, relaxing environment. So it's appropriate Om Eco Cafe grows their own food, composts and recycles everything, supports local farms and businesses with fresh and organic vegetarian choices. On the menu are sandwiches, wraps, soup and salads right out of their garden.

China Kitchen

Uptown

Approximately 1.67 miles from from Downbound Books

China Kitchen

Uptown

Approximately 1.67 miles from from Downbound Books

For a quick and easy bite before going to a movie at the Esquire, stop at China Kitchen for traditional Chinese fare that is warm, wonderful and fast to your plate. You... Read more

For a quick and easy bite before going to a movie at the Esquire, stop at China Kitchen for traditional Chinese fare that is warm, wonderful and fast to your plate. You won't even miss the coming attractions!

Los Potrillos

Uptown

Approximately 1.68 miles from from Downbound Books

Los Potrillos

Uptown

Approximately 1.68 miles from from Downbound Books

Isadore's Pizzeria

Uptown

Approximately 1.69 miles from from Downbound Books

Isadore's Pizzeria

Uptown

Approximately 1.69 miles from from Downbound Books

Isadore's is an Italian-American diner. The appeal is the afternoon Italian-American buffet, with pizza, pasta, soup, salad bar, wings, fries, meatballs, bread and a drink... Read more

Isadore's is an Italian-American diner. The appeal is the afternoon Italian-American buffet, with pizza, pasta, soup, salad bar, wings, fries, meatballs, bread and a drink. They also have a regular menu of pasta meals, pizza, salads, hoagies, shrimp, chicken, plus a bunch of side items.

Biagio's Bistro

Uptown

Approximately 1.69 miles from from Downbound Books

Biagio's Bistro

Uptown

Approximately 1.69 miles from from Downbound Books

Charming neighborhood hangout serving up classic Italian cuisine, desserts, wine, and cocktails.

Charming neighborhood hangout serving up classic Italian cuisine, desserts, wine, and cocktails.