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Scotti's Italian Restaurant

Downtown

Approximately 0.06 miles from from The World Illuminated

Scotti's Italian Restaurant

Downtown

Approximately 0.06 miles from from The World Illuminated

A standby for Italian classics since 1912, this old-school, family-run spot offers a warm ambiance.

A standby for Italian classics since 1912, this old-school, family-run spot offers a warm ambiance.

Dope! Dumpling and Noodle Shop

Downtown

Approximately 0.06 miles from from The World Illuminated

Dope! Dumpling and Noodle Shop

Downtown

Approximately 0.06 miles from from The World Illuminated

Asian fusion restaurant serving dumplings, noodle bowls, and rice bowls in a 1990s nostalgic setting.

Asian fusion restaurant serving dumplings, noodle bowls, and rice bowls in a 1990s nostalgic setting.

Fins Feathers & Bar-B-Q

Downtown

Approximately 0.07 miles from from The World Illuminated

Fins Feathers & Bar-B-Q

Downtown

Approximately 0.07 miles from from The World Illuminated

This small take-out restaurant has big flavors. Favorites include ribs, pulled pork, and the extra spicy hot sauce.

This small take-out restaurant has big flavors. Favorites include ribs, pulled pork, and the extra spicy hot sauce.

Le's Pho and Sandwiches

Downtown

Approximately 0.07 miles from from The World Illuminated

Le's Pho and Sandwiches

Downtown

Approximately 0.07 miles from from The World Illuminated

Storied, chill counter-serve outfit serving pho & other Vietnamese bites in cozy environs.

Storied, chill counter-serve outfit serving pho & other Vietnamese bites in cozy environs.

Taqueria Mercado

Downtown

Approximately 0.07 miles from from The World Illuminated

Taqueria Mercado

Downtown

Approximately 0.07 miles from from The World Illuminated

Taqueria Mercado is an authentic taqueria. Serving tacos with eight kinds of meat, including carnitas, barbacoa, chicken chorizo, carne asada (grilled steak), pork and... Read more

Taqueria Mercado is an authentic taqueria. Serving tacos with eight kinds of meat, including carnitas, barbacoa, chicken chorizo, carne asada (grilled steak), pork and lengua (tongue). Their tacos are made with lots of chopped onions and fresh cilantro. Happy Hour runs 3-6 p.m. daily with live music on the weekends from a variety of genres, including salsa and soul.

Avril-Bleh & Sons Meat Market

Downtown

Approximately 0.07 miles from from The World Illuminated

Avril-Bleh & Sons Meat Market

Downtown

Approximately 0.07 miles from from The World Illuminated

Avril Bleh Meat Market is one of Cincinnati's best butcher shops and proudly sets up shop right outside to sell their meats cooked from April to October. The market grills... Read more

Avril Bleh Meat Market is one of Cincinnati's best butcher shops and proudly sets up shop right outside to sell their meats cooked from April to October. The market grills metts, hot dogs and brats. It also grills vegetables such as peppers, onions and even cucumbers. Perfect for a tasty lunch between meetings.

Raya's Lebanese Restaurant

Downtown

Approximately 0.07 miles from from The World Illuminated

Raya's Lebanese Restaurant

Downtown

Approximately 0.07 miles from from The World Illuminated

Downtown workers and dwellers who love a good gyro or falafel will appreciate Raya's, a small diner popular for carry-out. Menu items include their vegetarian plate, Greek... Read more

Downtown workers and dwellers who love a good gyro or falafel will appreciate Raya's, a small diner popular for carry-out. Menu items include their vegetarian plate, Greek fries, tabouli, hummus, baba ghanoush, shawarma and kebabs.

Cafe de Paris

Downtown

Approximately 0.07 miles from from The World Illuminated

Cafe de Paris

Downtown

Approximately 0.07 miles from from The World Illuminated

Practice your French at this cafes that exudes Parisian chic.Grab a seat at the counter or one of the tables for morning coffee with croissants and muffins. You'll find... Read more

Practice your French at this cafes that exudes Parisian chic.Grab a seat at the counter or one of the tables for morning coffee with croissants and muffins. You'll find lots of delicious sandwiches, salads and soups to sample here and most have a distinctive French flair. Instead of fries for a side, try fresh mango - just another creative touch that makes this a top lunch spot.

Skyline Chili

Downtown

Approximately 0.10 miles from from The World Illuminated
Skyline 3 Way with Coney

Skyline Chili

Downtown

Approximately 0.10 miles from from The World Illuminated

Proclaimed by many non-Cincinnati natives to be an acquired taste, most who were born and raised here can't remember life without Skyline (and those who move here quickly... Read more

Proclaimed by many non-Cincinnati natives to be an acquired taste, most who were born and raised here can't remember life without Skyline (and those who move here quickly become loyal as well). The chili, part of what makes Cincinnati the city we all know and love, has been made from the same Greek recipe since the first location opened in 1949. It's not what the average person pictures when... Read More

KnockBack Nats

Downtown

Approximately 0.11 miles from from The World Illuminated
Knockback Nat's Neighborhood Bar

KnockBack Nats

Downtown

Approximately 0.11 miles from from The World Illuminated

KnockBack Nats is more than just a typical sports bar. In addition to dart boards, video golf and video bowling, it also features a great jukebox. Enjoy happy hour daily... Read more

KnockBack Nats is more than just a typical sports bar. In addition to dart boards, video golf and video bowling, it also features a great jukebox. Enjoy happy hour daily between 3 and 7 p.m. Appetizers include nachos and quesadillas as well as wings and burgers for meals. This is your place if you crave cold beer and bar food.

Lucy Blue

Downtown

Approximately 0.11 miles from from The World Illuminated

Lucy Blue

Downtown

Approximately 0.11 miles from from The World Illuminated

Lucy Blue's is the place to go when you need a late night meal or post-bar snack. This new location is also open until 3 a.m. You can get their delicious pizza with a wide... Read more

Lucy Blue's is the place to go when you need a late night meal or post-bar snack. This new location is also open until 3 a.m. You can get their delicious pizza with a wide variety of toppings ranging from your standard cheese to Greek-style. It is a party-goer's late night paradise.

Tan Thai Cuisine

Downtown

Approximately 0.11 miles from from The World Illuminated

Tan Thai Cuisine

Downtown

Approximately 0.11 miles from from The World Illuminated

Tan Thai Cuisine is a vegetarian-friendly option for those who work downtown. The soups and salads are phenomenal and the pad thai is delicious as well. They have various... Read more

Tan Thai Cuisine is a vegetarian-friendly option for those who work downtown. The soups and salads are phenomenal and the pad thai is delicious as well. They have various different noodle dishes that are large in quantity and not very expensive, so perfect for those with empty stomachs and almost-empty wallets.

Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse

Downtown

Approximately 0.11 miles from from The World Illuminated
Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse (photo: Wendy Pramik)

Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse

Downtown

Approximately 0.11 miles from from The World Illuminated

An upscale option offering steaks, chops, seafood, sushi and classic sides in a vibrant art deco room.

An upscale option offering steaks, chops, seafood, sushi and classic sides in a vibrant art deco room.

Spare Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 0.11 miles from from The World Illuminated

Spare Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 0.11 miles from from The World Illuminated

We are a premiere lounge concept with bowling in downtown Cincinnati.

We are a premiere lounge concept with bowling in downtown Cincinnati.

The Presidents Room

Downtown

Approximately 0.11 miles from from The World Illuminated

The Presidents Room

Downtown

Approximately 0.11 miles from from The World Illuminated

Modern American dining with lasting Italian and German influences.

Modern American dining with lasting Italian and German influences.

Madonna's Bar & Grill

Downtown

Approximately 0.11 miles from from The World Illuminated

Madonna's Bar & Grill

Downtown

Approximately 0.11 miles from from The World Illuminated

This downtown dive bar does not tremble at the sight of swanky bars within a stone's throw. Friendly service, good drinks, low-key atmosphere and savory BLTs keep... Read more

This downtown dive bar does not tremble at the sight of swanky bars within a stone's throw. Friendly service, good drinks, low-key atmosphere and savory BLTs keep patrons loyal and satisfied. The comfortably cluttered bar is not named after the ever-transforming queen of pop. According to new management, Madonna was the original owner's daughter -- but you can probably find the "other" Madonna's... Read More

Kitty's Coffee

Downtown

Approximately 0.11 miles from from The World Illuminated

Kitty's Coffee

Downtown

Approximately 0.11 miles from from The World Illuminated

If you're looking for a morning brew or an iced treat, than Kitty's Coffee is the place to stop in the morning. Kitty's also offers delectable pastries to go along with... Read more

If you're looking for a morning brew or an iced treat, than Kitty's Coffee is the place to stop in the morning. Kitty's also offers delectable pastries to go along with your morning joe and newspaper.

First Watch

Downtown

Approximately 0.11 miles from from The World Illuminated

First Watch

Downtown

Approximately 0.11 miles from from The World Illuminated

Not every breakfast diner is big on "healthy eating," but First Watch is an exception. The breakfast/brunch/lunch hotspot features fresh and made-from-scratch items on its... Read more

Not every breakfast diner is big on "healthy eating," but First Watch is an exception. The breakfast/brunch/lunch hotspot features fresh and made-from-scratch items on its menu, including traditional eggs, omelets, pancakes, crepes, French toast and skillet meals. Healthy choices include the Power Wrap (with tomato basil tortilla), the Healthy Turkey Omelette and the Tri-Athlete Omelette (with... Read More

It's Greek To Me

Downtown

Approximately 0.12 miles from from The World Illuminated

It's Greek To Me

Downtown

Approximately 0.12 miles from from The World Illuminated

Greek To Me lands in Ohio with its third location. As usual, there's plenty of green-y goodness here, thanks to fresh, organic produce that's picked up daily, and meats... Read more

Greek To Me lands in Ohio with its third location. As usual, there's plenty of green-y goodness here, thanks to fresh, organic produce that's picked up daily, and meats that are naturally-raised. Their most popular gyro's $5.50, and nothing on the menu will cost you over $6 on its own.

Lookout Joe Mount Lookout Coffee Roasters

Downtown

Approximately 0.12 miles from from The World Illuminated

Lookout Joe Mount Lookout Coffee Roasters

Downtown

Approximately 0.12 miles from from The World Illuminated

Located in the Macy's building, Lookout Joe's has just two tables and limited food items, but it's a good place for a quick snack and a delicious cup of coffee from a... Read more

Located in the Macy's building, Lookout Joe's has just two tables and limited food items, but it's a good place for a quick snack and a delicious cup of coffee from a locally owned business.

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