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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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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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Senate

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location
Senate hot dog (photo: @ashlie.d.stevens)

Senate

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location

Features a roatating 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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O'Malley's in the Alley

Downtown

Approximately 7.32 miles from your location
O'Malley's (Photo: Kim Conteen)

O'Malley's in the Alley

Downtown

Approximately 7.32 miles from your location

Popularly known as 'O'Malley's in the Alley' for its location in an alley off of Vine Street, O'Malley's is a well-liked Irish pub and downtown hangout. Happy hour runs... Read more

Popularly known as 'O'Malley's in the Alley' for its location in an alley off of Vine Street, O'Malley's is a well-liked Irish pub and downtown hangout. Happy hour runs Monday to Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. with drink specials daily. The small Irish pub has 8 TVs, a jukebox, and Megatouches to keep you occupied. It is a popular...... Read More

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Morton's The Steakhouse

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location
Morton's Prime Burger at Morton's The Steakhouse (photo: Thadd Fiala)

Morton's The Steakhouse

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

Upscale chain for aged prime beef, seafood, and other traditional steakhouse fare in a clubby space.

Upscale chain for aged prime beef, seafood, and other traditional steakhouse fare in a clubby space.

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Cherbourg Cyprus Bakery

Downtown

Approximately 7.79 miles from your location

Cherbourg Cyprus Bakery

Downtown

Approximately 7.79 miles from your location

We bring safe, quality, well-sourced gluten and nut free fare to our friends. Our baked goods are made with love in small batches with minimally processed ingredients,... Read more

We bring safe, quality, well-sourced gluten and nut free fare to our friends. Our baked goods are made with love in small batches with minimally processed ingredients, from as many local resources as we can muster.

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Brown Bear Bakery

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location
Sweet treats at Brown Bear Bakery (photo: @brownbearbakery)

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.

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Buzzed Bull Creamery

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location
Buzzed Bull Creamery (photo: Abby Erwin)

Buzzed Bull Creamery

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

Handcrafted, boozy ice creams in imaginative flavor combinations in a trendy, industrial-chic space.

Handcrafted, boozy ice creams in imaginative flavor combinations in a trendy, industrial-chic space.

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LouVino OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location
LouVino OTR (photo: @haileyeatscincy - Hailey Bollinger)

LouVino OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location

Adventurous small plates with a Southern twist, served in a trendy, upbeat atmosphere. 60+ wines by the glass, beer, bourbon & cocktails.

Adventurous small plates with a Southern twist, served in a trendy, upbeat atmosphere. 60+ wines by the glass, beer, bourbon & cocktails.

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Hathaway's

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location

Hathaway's

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location

Stepping into Hathaway's is like returning to downtown Cincinnati during the 1950s. Servers in classic waitress uniforms are friendly, but not chatty, since the small... Read more

Stepping into Hathaway's is like returning to downtown Cincinnati during the 1950s. Servers in classic waitress uniforms are friendly, but not chatty, since the small space and counter seats get crowded during lunch hours. All-American entrees like burgers, sandwiches, Icelandic cod, beef barbecue, tuna melt and quarter... Read... Read More

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Wodka Bar OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location
Wodka Bar (Photo: Abby Davidson)

Wodka Bar OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location

Eastern European-inspired restaurant and bar serving Zakuska and house-infused vodkas, original cocktails, and beer and wine.

Eastern European-inspired restaurant and bar serving Zakuska and house-infused vodkas, original cocktails, and beer and wine.

The Presidents Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

The Presidents Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

Modern American dining with lasting Italian and German influences.

Modern American dining with lasting Italian and German influences.

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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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Arnold's Bar & Grill

Downtown

Approximately 7.27 miles from your location
The Dancing Pig at Arnold's Bar and Grill (photo: Thadd Fiala)

Arnold's Bar & Grill

Downtown

Approximately 7.27 miles from your location

Lively spot for American food (with vegan options) and live tunes in a historic, art-adorned space.

Lively spot for American food (with vegan options) and live tunes in a historic, art-adorned space.

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Nicola's

Downtown

Approximately 7.35 miles from your location
Food dish at Nicola's (photo: @treibs67)

Nicola's

Downtown

Approximately 7.35 miles from your location

Chic venue presenting contemporary Italian cuisine in a warm space with exposed-brick walls.

Chic venue presenting contemporary Italian cuisine in a warm space with exposed-brick walls.

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Corkopolis

Downtown

Approximately 7.27 miles from your location

Corkopolis

Downtown

Approximately 7.27 miles from your location

Offering a curated selection of hand crafted wines from the world over, set in an authentic urban environment geared toward discovery.

Offering a curated selection of hand crafted wines from the world over, set in an authentic urban environment geared toward discovery.

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Krueger's Tavern

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location
Krueger's Tavern rooftop (photo: @qdot2009)

Krueger's Tavern

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

Stylish, seasonal New American kitchen with a menu of small & large plates and a rooftop patio.

Stylish, seasonal New American kitchen with a menu of small & large plates and a rooftop patio.

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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. 

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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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Joella's Hot Chicken

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location

Joella's Hot Chicken

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location

All-natural chicken that is brined overnight, fried golden brown, and sauced in your choice of unique spice blends. 

All-natural chicken that is brined overnight, fried golden brown, and sauced in your choice of unique spice blends. 

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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.

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The Mercer

Downtown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

The Mercer

Downtown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

Varied European-influcenced dishes served in a stylish venue.

Varied European-influcenced dishes served in a stylish venue.

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Hello Honey

Downtown

Approximately 7.46 miles from your location

Hello Honey

Downtown

Approximately 7.46 miles from your location

Ice cream made from scratch, using fresh ingredients free from artificial colors or flavors. 

Ice cream made from scratch, using fresh ingredients free from artificial colors or flavors. 

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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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Aunt Flora's

Downtown

Approximately 7.84 miles from your location

Aunt Flora's

Downtown

Approximately 7.84 miles from your location

Located with in Findlay Market, Flora's is baking up handmade sweet and savory cobblers with the best ingredients! 

Located with in Findlay Market, Flora's is baking up handmade sweet and savory cobblers with the best ingredients! 

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Pendleton Parlor

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location

Pendleton Parlor

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location

Pop in for a scoop of creamy ice cream, cookie dought, and espresso treats!

Pop in for a scoop of creamy ice cream, cookie dought, and espresso treats!

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Pho Lang Thang

Downtown

Approximately 7.83 miles from your location
Pho Lang Thang

Pho Lang Thang

Downtown

Approximately 7.83 miles from your location

Upbeat Vietnamese joint near Findlay Market for bowls of pho and banh mi sandwiches.

Upbeat Vietnamese joint near Findlay Market for bowls of pho and banh mi sandwiches.

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Bru Burger Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location
BRU Burger (photo: Thadd Fiala)

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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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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Ollie's Trolley

Downtown

Approximately 8.01 miles from your location
Ollies Trolly (photo: @chaswied/Chas Wiederhold)

Ollie's Trolley

Downtown

Approximately 8.01 miles from your location

Ollie's Trolley serves up good old-fashioned Southern soul food from a vintage trolley car parked on Central Avenue in the West End. The Trolley itself is hard to miss--it... Read more

Ollie's Trolley serves up good old-fashioned Southern soul food from a vintage trolley car parked on Central Avenue in the West End. The Trolley itself is hard to miss--it's adorned with photos of African-American leaders and a picture of the owner, Marvin Smith, with Barack and Michelle Obama (for whom he has catered numerous... Read More

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Eli's BBQ

Downtown

Approximately 7.81 miles from your location
Eli's BBQ

Eli's BBQ

Downtown

Approximately 7.81 miles from your location

The saying 'Necessity is the mother of invention' does hold some truth. Eli and Drew, partners in the restaurant, met roughly 10 years ago in Findlay Market. They both... Read more

The saying 'Necessity is the mother of invention' does hold some truth. Eli and Drew, partners in the restaurant, met roughly 10 years ago in Findlay Market. They both decided to travel the U.S. together, hitch hik'in it, footin it, hobo'n.During their travels, they'd eaten good food in some rough places and bad food in some... Read More

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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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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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Scotti's Italian Restaurant

Downtown

Approximately 7.50 miles from your location

Scotti's Italian Restaurant

Downtown

Approximately 7.50 miles from your location

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.

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Saundra's Kitchen

Downtown

Approximately 7.23 miles from your location

Saundra's Kitchen

Downtown

Approximately 7.23 miles from your location

Saundra's Kitchen strives to provide fresh, healthy, and locally sourced food to its customers without them having to break the bank. They offer catering, delivery, and... Read more

Saundra's Kitchen strives to provide fresh, healthy, and locally sourced food to its customers without them having to break the bank. They offer catering, delivery, and daily changing menus.

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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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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Taste of Belgium

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location
Taste of Belgium (photo: Wendy Pramik)

Taste of Belgium

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

A chic spot offering Belgian-tinged dishes alongside a long beer list plus wine and cocktails.

A chic spot offering Belgian-tinged dishes alongside a long beer list plus wine and cocktails.

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Taft's Ale House

Downtown

Approximately 7.72 miles from your location
Taft's Ale House

Taft's Ale House

Downtown

Approximately 7.72 miles from your location

Artisanal beers, steaks, and salads served in a classic brewpub named after Cincinnati’s favorite son.

Artisanal beers, steaks, and salads served in a classic brewpub named after Cincinnati’s favorite son.

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Mazunte Centro

Downtown

Approximately 7.28 miles from your location

Mazunte Centro

Downtown

Approximately 7.28 miles from your location

The second location from the owners of Mazunte, Mazunte Centro is serving up fresh and inspired dishes from Mexico. Mazunte is known for its tacos, but also offeris... Read more

The second location from the owners of Mazunte, Mazunte Centro is serving up fresh and inspired dishes from Mexico. Mazunte is known for its tacos, but also offeris dishes served with rice, like memelitas, tamales and enchiladas. 

Taco Bell Cantina

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

Taco Bell Cantina

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

Mexican-inspired fast food served all day, from breakfast to late night. Enjoy made-to-order and customizable tacos and burritos along with other choices.

Mexican-inspired fast food served all day, from breakfast to late night. Enjoy made-to-order and customizable tacos and burritos along with other choices.

First Watch

Downtown

Approximately 7.34 miles from your location

First Watch

Downtown

Approximately 7.34 miles from your location

First class, freshly made breakfast, brunch and lunch restaurant.

First class, freshly made breakfast, brunch and lunch restaurant.

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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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BurgerFi

Downtown

Approximately 7.22 miles from your location
BurgerFi Burger (photo: Thadd Fiala)

BurgerFi

Downtown

Approximately 7.22 miles from your location

Stylish, eco-minded chain serving grass-fed beef burgers, plus hot dogs, craft beer & wine.

Stylish, eco-minded chain serving grass-fed beef burgers, plus hot dogs, craft beer & wine.

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The Phelps Bar

Downtown

Approximately 6.95 miles from your location

The Phelps Bar

Downtown

Approximately 6.95 miles from your location

The Phelps Bar features small bites, wines, and hand-crafted cocktails in a contemporary, urban atmosphere on the ground floor of the Residence Inn Cincinnati Downtown.

The Phelps Bar features small bites, wines, and hand-crafted cocktails in a contemporary, urban atmosphere on the ground floor of the Residence Inn Cincinnati Downtown.

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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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La Ofrenda

Downtown

Approximately 7.82 miles from your location

La Ofrenda

Downtown

Approximately 7.82 miles from your location

Local bar celebrating the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema from the Gorilla Cinema group. La Ofrenda's soul offering is agave spirits with tequila being in the forefront with... Read more

Local bar celebrating the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema from the Gorilla Cinema group. La Ofrenda's soul offering is agave spirits with tequila being in the forefront with over 130 bottles stocked. Enjoy 2oz pours of tequila, mezcal, sotols and pechuga.  Enjoy a small food menu with tamales and and Spanish soups. 

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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.