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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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Bru Burger Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location
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Bru Burger Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

A chic spot for burgers and other bites paired with a lengthy beer list.

Enjoy a sirloin, chuck, or brisket burger conveniently located near Fountain Square.

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Brick and Mortar

Downtown

Approximately 7.46 miles from your location
The Cincinnatian Hotel

Brick and Mortar

Downtown

Approximately 7.46 miles from your location

Upscale Gastro-Pub. Casual service with locally-influenced menu.  Located at The Cincinnatian Hotel Click here for reservations. 

Upscale Gastro-Pub. Casual service with locally-influenced menu.  Located at The Cincinnatian Hotel Click here for reservations. 

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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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Graeter's

Downtown

Approximately 7.35 miles from your location
Downtown Graeter's

Graeter's

Downtown

Approximately 7.35 miles from your location

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... Read More

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Machine Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.14 miles from your location

Machine Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.14 miles from your location

Let's face it, baseball games can be just about as hot as Satan's bachelor pad. So say you're at Great American Ball Park and you're soaking up the sun (and maybe the... Read more

Let's face it, baseball games can be just about as hot as Satan's bachelor pad. So say you're at Great American Ball Park and you're soaking up the sun (and maybe the seats too), you want some food but just can't motivate yourself to get up. The Machine Room is your motivational solution. The fully air-conditioned restaurant is... Read More

On the Rhine Eatery

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location
On the Rhine Eatery ( photo Abby Davidson)

On the Rhine Eatery

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location

Located in the downtown Kroger on the second floor, you will find an array of local fare in a food hall setting, the first in Cincinnati, complete with a full-service bar... Read more

Located in the downtown Kroger on the second floor, you will find an array of local fare in a food hall setting, the first in Cincinnati, complete with a full-service bar and patio.  Local restaurants represented include: Eli's BBQ Dope Asian Street Fair Django Western Taco Kitchen 1883 Queen City Whip Kitchen 1883 and...... Read More

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Ingredients

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Ingredients

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Breakfast & lunch counter for made-to-order American cafe bites in a relaxed space with free Wi-Fi.

Breakfast & lunch counter for made-to-order American cafe bites in a relaxed space with free Wi-Fi.

Hop Ping Hog

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

Hop Ping Hog

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

Simple menu of comfort Chinese food favorites that come fresh to order with no fuss or fusion. 

Simple menu of comfort Chinese food favorites that come fresh to order with no fuss or fusion. 

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Bay Horse Cafe and Roadhouse

Downtown

Approximately 7.29 miles from your location

Bay Horse Cafe and Roadhouse

Downtown

Approximately 7.29 miles from your location

The Bay Horse Cafe is a bar, cafe, and hotel located near the Aronoff Center in Downtown Cincinnati. Experience the turn of the 20th century in downtown Cincinnati with... Read more

The Bay Horse Cafe is a bar, cafe, and hotel located near the Aronoff Center in Downtown Cincinnati. Experience the turn of the 20th century in downtown Cincinnati with specialty cocktails, beers on draft, and an interesting history.

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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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E+O New Asian

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

E+O New Asian

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

E+O stands for Earth + Ocean and will combine the flavors of the Philippines, Korea, Vietnam and other Asian countries. E+O's cusine brings forth approachable flavors and... Read more

E+O stands for Earth + Ocean and will combine the flavors of the Philippines, Korea, Vietnam and other Asian countries. E+O's cusine brings forth approachable flavors and in a modern setting taking on traditional Japanese and Pacific dishes and elevating them with twists. Items like baby back ribs, Angus ribeye, sushi, seafood... Read More

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Ruth's Chris Steak House

Downtown

Approximately 7.26 miles from your location
Ruth's Chris Steak House

Ruth's Chris Steak House

Downtown

Approximately 7.26 miles from your location

Outpost of upmarket steakhouse chain known for sizzling, butter-topped beef in an elegant setting.

Outpost of upmarket steakhouse chain known for sizzling, butter-topped beef in an elegant setting.

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Mr. Sushi

Downtown

Approximately 7.32 miles from your location

Mr. Sushi

Downtown

Approximately 7.32 miles from your location

Owned by Jin Kim, who also owns Iron Chef Grille in Symmes Township and Kai Sushi Cafe in Dayton. On the menu: sushi, obviously. Mr. Sushi has a big menu of fish entrees,... Read more

Owned by Jin Kim, who also owns Iron Chef Grille in Symmes Township and Kai Sushi Cafe in Dayton. On the menu: sushi, obviously. Mr. Sushi has a big menu of fish entrees, noodle dishes and teriyaki. White miso soup and sesame-dressed salad comes with sushi orders over $10.

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Crzy Monk

Downtown

Approximately 7.28 miles from your location

Crzy Monk

Downtown

Approximately 7.28 miles from your location

From the owners of Lalo comes Crzy Monk which has a menu filled with healthy Asian eats which is inspired by Buddhist monk tradition. Food options are vegan and... Read more

From the owners of Lalo comes Crzy Monk which has a menu filled with healthy Asian eats which is inspired by Buddhist monk tradition. Food options are vegan and vegetarian friendly with a wide variety. Enjoy the four sections of the menu which includes dumplings, bao buns, soups and salads, and noodle and rice bowls.

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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Montgomery Inn Boathouse

Downtown

Approximately 6.45 miles from your location
Montgomery Inn Boathouse (photo: Montgomery Inn)

Montgomery Inn Boathouse

Downtown

Approximately 6.45 miles from your location

Veteran barbeque chain dishing up classic meat dishes in sauce, plus salads and seafood. Additional location: Montgomery (the original establishment)

Veteran barbeque chain dishing up classic meat dishes in sauce, plus salads and seafood. Additional location: Montgomery (the original establishment)

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Zula

Downtown

Approximately 7.67 miles from your location
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Zula

Downtown

Approximately 7.67 miles from your location

Zula pairs great wine and craft beer with your choice of entree, hot steamy mussels, hot and cold plates and Artisan Z flat breads.

Zula pairs great wine and craft beer with your choice of entree, hot steamy mussels, hot and cold plates and Artisan Z flat breads.

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Butcher and Barrel

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location
Butcher & Barrel (Photo: Stuart MacKenzie)

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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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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Social O.T.R.

Downtown

Approximately 7.90 miles from your location
Social OTR (photo: Erin Glass)

Social O.T.R.

Downtown

Approximately 7.90 miles from your location

Social O.T.R. is a culinary training restaurant at 1819 Elm Street. The basic concept: people in Cincinnati are looking for employment, and there are a lot of available... Read more

Social O.T.R. is a culinary training restaurant at 1819 Elm Street. The basic concept: people in Cincinnati are looking for employment, and there are a lot of available jobs in the restaurant industry. This program teaches the people looking for employment the necessary skills to get those restaurant jobs. Match made!   Social... Read More

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Lucius Q

Downtown

Approximately 7.22 miles from your location

Lucius Q

Downtown

Approximately 7.22 miles from your location

Laid back neighborhood establishment serving smoked meats, simple sides, and craft beers & spirits. 

Laid back neighborhood establishment serving smoked meats, simple sides, and craft beers & spirits. 

Cheapside

Downtown

Approximately 7.16 miles from your location
Cheapside Cafe

Cheapside

Downtown

Approximately 7.16 miles from your location

Coffee and New American breakfast and lunch fare in a modern, light-filled space with wood accents.

Coffee and New American breakfast and lunch fare in a modern, light-filled space with wood accents.

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Caffe Barista & Deli

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location

Caffe Barista & Deli

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location

Enjoy daily lunch specials on sandwiches, pizza and other American classics. Grab grocery items such as specialty meats, dairy products, beer & wine, and even fresh... Read more

Enjoy daily lunch specials on sandwiches, pizza and other American classics. Grab grocery items such as specialty meats, dairy products, beer & wine, and even fresh vegetables. 

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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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Taqueria Mercado

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Taqueria Mercado

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

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...... Read More

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Boca

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location
Boca

Boca

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 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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Saigon Subs and Rolls

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location

Saigon Subs and Rolls

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location

Authentic Vietnamese cuisine including items such as Pho, sandwiches, rolls, and more! Available for dine-in and carry-out.

Authentic Vietnamese cuisine including items such as Pho, sandwiches, rolls, and more! Available for dine-in and carry-out.

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Holtman's Donuts

Downtown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location
Holtman's Donut Shop (photo: Wendy Pramik)

Holtman's Donuts

Downtown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

Family-owned donut shop with two other locations in Over-the-Rhine and Williamsburg. Everyday they produce fresh-baked goods from a recipe passed down through generations... Read more

Family-owned donut shop with two other locations in Over-the-Rhine and Williamsburg. Everyday they produce fresh-baked goods from a recipe passed down through generations of their German heritage.

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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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Holy Grail Tavern & Grille

Downtown

Approximately 7.18 miles from your location
Holy Grail (photo: The Banks)

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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Quan Hapa

Downtown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

Quan Hapa

Downtown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

A gastropub serving unique Asian street food, including Asian-inspired wings and Okonomiyaki, a Japanese-style pancake

A gastropub serving unique Asian street food, including Asian-inspired wings and Okonomiyaki, a Japanese-style pancake

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The Rhined

Downtown

Approximately 7.89 miles from your location

The Rhined

Downtown

Approximately 7.89 miles from your location

Artisan cheese shop with the goal of introducing Cincinnati to cheese that is produced here while supporting local farmers and cheesemakers.

Artisan cheese shop with the goal of introducing Cincinnati to cheese that is produced here while supporting local farmers and cheesemakers.

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Gourmet Food To Go

Downtown

Approximately 7.30 miles from your location

Gourmet Food To Go

Downtown

Approximately 7.30 miles from your location

Serving breakfast and lunch for dine-in or carry out. Catering also available.

Serving breakfast and lunch for dine-in or carry out. Catering also available.

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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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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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Kitty's Sports Grill

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

Kitty's Sports Grill

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

Family-owned sports grill with fresh, quality pub food and walls decorated with sports memorabilia.

Family-owned sports grill with fresh, quality pub food and walls decorated with sports memorabilia.

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Washington Platform Saloon and Restaurant

Downtown

Approximately 7.67 miles from your location

Washington Platform Saloon and Restaurant

Downtown

Approximately 7.67 miles from your location

Eclectic American dishes, plus an annual oyster festival & crab carnival, in a historic setting.

Eclectic American dishes, plus an annual oyster festival & crab carnival, in a historic setting.

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Condado Tacos

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location

Condado Tacos

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location

Laid-back spot for margaritas & tacos with your own fillings, like beef brisket & "dirty sauce." 

Laid-back spot for margaritas & tacos with your own fillings, like beef brisket & "dirty sauce." 

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

Al Amir Cafe

Downtown

Approximately 7.16 miles from your location

Al Amir Cafe

Downtown

Approximately 7.16 miles from your location

Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine is what you'll find at Al Amir, located in a pleasant yellow building on Eighth Street. The inside is like a diner, with... Read more

Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine is what you'll find at Al Amir, located in a pleasant yellow building on Eighth Street. The inside is like a diner, with checkerboard floors and an open kitchen. Start off with an appetizer, such as hummus, baba ghanoush, Greek fries, or a salad like tabouli and fattoush. Kabobs rule...... Read More

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