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From our famous Cincinnati-style chili and French pot ice cream 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.

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Moerlein Lager House

Downtown

Approximately 7.16 miles from your location
Moerlein Lager House

Moerlein Lager House

Downtown

Approximately 7.16 miles from your location

The history and heritage of Cincinnati’s storied brewing history comes alive at the Moerlein Lager House Restaurant and Brewery. Prominently situated in the dynamic new... Read more

The history and heritage of Cincinnati’s storied brewing history comes alive at the Moerlein Lager House Restaurant and Brewery. Prominently situated in the dynamic new Smale Riverfront Park, the Moerlein Lager House offers a guest experience unlike any other—a working microbrewery producing a full line of Moerlein craft brews... Read More

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Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location
Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse (photo: Wendy Pramik)

Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location

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.

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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 French Art Deco, National Historic Landmark Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza. Orchids... 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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Holiday Spirits

Downtown

Approximately 7.72 miles from your location

Holiday Spirits

Downtown

Approximately 7.72 miles from your location

Holiday Spirits a new dive bar located in Over the Rhine shares a spot with Forty Thieves walk-up window serving up Middle Eastern street food. Enjoy dishes like falafel,... Read more

Holiday Spirits a new dive bar located in Over the Rhine shares a spot with Forty Thieves walk-up window serving up Middle Eastern street food. Enjoy dishes like falafel, shawarma and grilled chicken thighs. Grab a libaton at Holiday Spirits with pool tables, darts, skee ball and Golden Tee. Relax on their outside patio with... Read More

KnockBack Nats

Downtown

Approximately 7.48 miles from your location
Knockback Nat's Neighborhood Bar

KnockBack Nats

Downtown

Approximately 7.48 miles from your location

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.

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Mita's

Downtown

Approximately 7.50 miles from your location
Mitas Ceviche Tapas

Mita's

Downtown

Approximately 7.50 miles from your location

Mita's is the second restaurant from acclaimed Chef Jose Salazar is named after his Colombian grandmother, his 'Mita.' The menu focuses on both the traditional and modern... Read more

Mita's is the second restaurant from acclaimed Chef Jose Salazar is named after his Colombian grandmother, his 'Mita.' The menu focuses on both the traditional and modern foods and beverages of Spain and Latin America - with tapas, ceviches, cured hams, cheeses and large plates.

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Bakersfield OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location
Bakersfield OTR

Bakersfield OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

Bakersfield OTR in now open in the Gateway Quarter. The tacos, tequila and whiskey bar on Vine Street is owned by Joe Lanni. Choose from a selection of 45 tequilas, 45... Read more

Bakersfield OTR in now open in the Gateway Quarter. The tacos, tequila and whiskey bar on Vine Street is owned by Joe Lanni. Choose from a selection of 45 tequilas, 45 American whiskeys and a menu of authentic Mexican street food.

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Roly Poly Sandwiches

Downtown

Approximately 7.60 miles from your location

Roly Poly Sandwiches

Downtown

Approximately 7.60 miles from your location

Counter-serve chain featuring a large selection of wraps, plus soups and salads.

Counter-serve chain featuring a large selection of wraps, plus soups and salads.

Americano

Downtown

Approximately 7.51 miles from your location
The Americano Burger at Americano Burger Bar (photo: Thadd Fiala)

Americano

Downtown

Approximately 7.51 miles from your location

American comfort fare & beer plus table games in an expansive, light-filled environment.

Features steak burgers, boozy milkshakes, and hand-cut fries.

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Bar at Palm Court

Downtown

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

Bar at Palm Court

Downtown

Approximately 7.47 miles from your location

Located inside the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, the Bar at Palm Court offers a relaxed menu in a breathtaking art deco setting. Enjoy creative cocktails, hand... Read more

Located inside the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, the Bar at Palm Court offers a relaxed menu in a breathtaking art deco setting. Enjoy creative cocktails, hand selected Four Roses Bourbon, and their exclusive Blank Slate Brewery seasonal beer.   Happy Hour 4:00pm to 7:00pm Live jazz Friday & Saturday 5:00pm to 1:00am

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Brown Bear Bakery

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

Brown Bear Bakery

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

Scratch made pastries, desserts, and baked goods highlighting seasonal and local ingredients.

Scratch made pastries, desserts, and baked goods highlighting seasonal and local ingredients.

Aladdin's Eatery + Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Aladdin's Eatery + Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Simple Lebanese-American chain offering traditional and vegetarian dishes plus smoothies, beer, and wine. 

Simple Lebanese-American chain offering traditional and vegetarian dishes plus smoothies, beer, and wine. 

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Simply Rolled Ice Cream

Downtown

Approximately 7.60 miles from your location

Simply Rolled Ice Cream

Downtown

Approximately 7.60 miles from your location

Thai-inspired ice cream rolls with custom housemade recipes and unlimited toppings. 

Thai-inspired ice cream rolls with custom housemade recipes and unlimited toppings. 

Restaurant L

Downtown

Approximately 7.10 miles from your location

Restaurant L

Downtown

Approximately 7.10 miles from your location

Elegant, upscale menu of inventive French dishes offered in an airy, white-tablecloth dining room.

Elegant, upscale menu of inventive French dishes offered in an airy, white-tablecloth dining room.

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Zundo Ramen and Donburi

Downtown

Approximately 7.77 miles from your location

Zundo Ramen and Donburi

Downtown

Approximately 7.77 miles from your location

Ramen, a traditional Japanese dish consisting of a meat- or fish-based broth, noodles and a range of vegetables and protein, has grown in popularity in recent years,Zundo... Read more

Ramen, a traditional Japanese dish consisting of a meat- or fish-based broth, noodles and a range of vegetables and protein, has grown in popularity in recent years,Zundo Ramen & Donburi, will serve ramen which he calls “incomparable” to Greater Cincinnati’s current offerings.

Mt. Adams Bar and Grill

Downtown

Approximately 6.63 miles from your location

Mt. Adams Bar and Grill

Downtown

Approximately 6.63 miles from your location

Landmark turning out burgers and other bar fare in a comfy setting with a warm, vintage feel.

Landmark turning out burgers and other bar fare in a comfy setting with a warm, vintage feel.

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Boca

Downtown

Approximately 7.32 miles from your location
Boca

Boca

Downtown

Approximately 7.32 miles from your location

Boca is Chef David Falk's ode to Europe. Boca's design couples contemporary European and American stylings with touches of rusticity in an airy urban space. The elegant... Read more

Boca is Chef David Falk's ode to Europe. Boca's design couples contemporary European and American stylings with touches of rusticity in an airy urban space. The elegant and inviting surroundings welcome guests for an evening cocktail, a small bite before a show at nearby theaters, a casual dinner with friends or a luxurious...... Read More

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Pleasantry

Downtown

Approximately 7.75 miles from your location

Pleasantry

Downtown

Approximately 7.75 miles from your location

Rustic-chic New American eatery offering seasonal dishes paired with natural wines and craft coffee.

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

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Yard House

Downtown

Approximately 7.26 miles from your location

Yard House

Downtown

Approximately 7.26 miles from your location

Yard House offers 160 beer taps and an extensive menu of American fusion cuisine, serving lunch, dinner and late-night snacks. Extensive menu of American fusion cuisine,... Read more

Yard House offers 160 beer taps and an extensive menu of American fusion cuisine, serving lunch, dinner and late-night snacks. Extensive menu of American fusion cuisine, ranging from burgers and salads on up to miso sea bass and lobster garlic noodles.

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Plum Street Cafe

Downtown

Approximately 7.71 miles from your location

Plum Street Cafe

Downtown

Approximately 7.71 miles from your location

Celebrating more than 25 years, this family-owned establishment is just a block from the Duke Energy Convention Center. Featuring a full bar, this restaurant is open seven... Read more

Celebrating more than 25 years, this family-owned establishment is just a block from the Duke Energy Convention Center. Featuring a full bar, this restaurant is open seven days a week.

Bobby's Burger Palace

Downtown

Approximately 7.07 miles from your location

Bobby's Burger Palace

Downtown

Approximately 7.07 miles from your location

Casual burger stop by Bobby Flay. There is an assortment of burgers inspired by Bobby's extensive travels throughout America and his love of the grill in a casual and... Read more

Casual burger stop by Bobby Flay. There is an assortment of burgers inspired by Bobby's extensive travels throughout America and his love of the grill in a casual and convenient setting. Located at JACK Cincinnati Casino

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Boomtown Biscuits & Whiskey

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location

Boomtown Biscuits & Whiskey

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location

A one of a kind dining experience focused on comfort food.  

A one of a kind dining experience focused on comfort food.  

Rusconi Pizza

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

Rusconi Pizza

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

Pizzas, hoagies, wings, calzones, and more in this downtown Cincinnati pizza place.

Pizzas, hoagies, wings, calzones, and more in this downtown Cincinnati pizza place.

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Pies & Pints

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location

Pies & Pints

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location

Pizzeria chain offering an array of craft beers, plus specialty pizzas, salads, and sandwiches.

Pizzeria chain offering an array of craft beers, plus specialty pizzas, salads, and sandwiches.

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Raya's Lebanese Restaurant

Downtown

Approximately 7.45 miles from your location

Raya's Lebanese Restaurant

Downtown

Approximately 7.45 miles from your location

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.

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Basil Leaf Pizza

Downtown

Approximately 7.06 miles from your location

Basil Leaf Pizza

Downtown

Approximately 7.06 miles from your location

Build your own salad, enjoy a delicious sandwich, or create your own pizza prepared in minutes! Located at JACK Cincinnati Casino

Build your own salad, enjoy a delicious sandwich, or create your own pizza prepared in minutes! Located at JACK Cincinnati Casino

Revolution Rotisserie

Downtown

Approximately 7.60 miles from your location
Revolution Rotisserie

Revolution Rotisserie

Downtown

Approximately 7.60 miles from your location

Rotisserie chicken sandwiches on grilled pita, salads, tasty sides, and whole/half birds. Make entrees vegetarian w/hummus, black beans, or extra veggies

Rotisserie chicken sandwiches on grilled pita, salads, tasty sides, and whole/half birds. Make entrees vegetarian w/hummus, black beans, or extra veggies

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Lalo

Downtown

Approximately 7.30 miles from your location

Lalo

Downtown

Approximately 7.30 miles from your location

Creative, Asian-inspired BBQ fare is the focus of this modern restaurant with a chill vibe.

Creative, Asian-inspired BBQ fare is the focus of this modern restaurant with a chill vibe.

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Jefferson Social

Downtown

Approximately 7.26 miles from your location

Jefferson Social

Downtown

Approximately 7.26 miles from your location

Operated by the owners of Jefferson Hall, which closed in April of 2013, this venture is a neighborhood bar serving Mexican street food. On the menu: a variety of tacos,... Read more

Operated by the owners of Jefferson Hall, which closed in April of 2013, this venture is a neighborhood bar serving Mexican street food. On the menu: a variety of tacos, including barbacoa (braised beef) with pico de gallo, cilantro and cotija; beer-battered cod with napa cabbage and remoulade; spicy Mexican beer-braised pork... Read More

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Grille at Palm Court

Downtown

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

Grille at Palm Court

Downtown

Approximately 7.47 miles from your location

Located inside the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, The Grille at Palm Court offers breakfast and lunch in a casual setting in the upper tier of The Restaurants at Palm... Read more

Located inside the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, The Grille at Palm Court offers breakfast and lunch in a casual setting in the upper tier of The Restaurants at Palm Court.

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Le's Pho and Sandwiches

Downtown

Approximately 7.49 miles from your location

Le's Pho and Sandwiches

Downtown

Approximately 7.49 miles from your location

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.

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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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Longfellow

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

Longfellow

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

A low key cocktail bar and cafe with expertly crafted drinks, rock solid beer and wine and old world inspired food.

A low key cocktail bar and cafe with expertly crafted drinks, rock solid beer and wine and old world inspired food.

Butcher and Barrel

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location

Butcher and Barrel

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location

South American-style steakhouse serving craft cocktails in industrial, rustic-chic surrounds.

South American-style steakhouse serving craft cocktails in industrial, rustic-chic surrounds.

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Mainwood Pastry

Downtown

Approximately 7.82 miles from your location

Mainwood Pastry

Downtown

Approximately 7.82 miles from your location

Family-owned bakery turning out cakes, breads, cookies, and other pastries in a little shop. 

Family-owned bakery turning out cakes, breads, cookies, and other pastries in a little shop. 

Nicholson's Tavern & Pub

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location

Nicholson's Tavern & Pub

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location

Men in kilts serve a Scottish-American gastropub menu with beer and brown spirits plus live music.

Authentic Scottish tavern and pub across from the Aronoff Center. Enjoy classic British Isles dishes and American favorites, and a large selection of single-malt scotches.

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MidiCi The Neopolitan Pizza Company

Downtown

Approximately 7.52 miles from your location
MidiCi The Neopolitan Pizza Company (photo: Abby Erwin)

MidiCi The Neopolitan Pizza Company

Downtown

Approximately 7.52 miles from your location

Authentic Neapolitan pizza made with non-GMO double zero flour imported from Naples.

Authentic Neapolitan pizza made with non-GMO double zero flour imported from Naples.

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13th Street Alley

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

13th Street Alley

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

Get a taste of Philly in the heart of Cincinnati at 13th Street Alley's order window for flavor filled Philly Cheesesteak! 

Get a taste of Philly in the heart of Cincinnati at 13th Street Alley's order window for flavor filled Philly Cheesesteak! 

Wahlburgers

Downtown

Approximately 7.27 miles from your location

Wahlburgers

Downtown

Approximately 7.27 miles from your location

A better burger concept from Executive Chef Paul Wahlburg and brothers Mark & Donnie Wahlburg.  

A better burger concept from Executive Chef Paul Wahlburg and brothers Mark & Donnie Wahlburg.  

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Chicago Gyros and Dogs

Downtown

Approximately 8.05 miles from your location

Chicago Gyros and Dogs

Downtown

Approximately 8.05 miles from your location

No-frills counter-serve joint grilling loaded hot dogs, burgers, gyros, and other Greek fare.

No-frills counter-serve joint grilling loaded hot dogs, burgers, gyros, and other Greek fare.

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Fred & Gari's

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

Fred & Gari's

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

Always on the go? Make a pit stop at Fred & Gari's. The restaurant doesn't have in house seating, but they offer deli-style sandwiches, pizzas and sides for carry out... Read more

Always on the go? Make a pit stop at Fred & Gari's. The restaurant doesn't have in house seating, but they offer deli-style sandwiches, pizzas and sides for carry out and delivery. Fred & Gari's also specializes in catering parties and corporate events any day or time, holidays included.

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