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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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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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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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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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Frisch's Big Boy

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

Frisch's Big Boy

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

Located in the heart of downtown Cincinnati, this Frisch’s Big Boy restaurant serves busy, on-the-go friends and family who live and work in the city. They serve breakfast... Read more

Located in the heart of downtown Cincinnati, this Frisch’s Big Boy restaurant serves busy, on-the-go friends and family who live and work in the city. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner along with Frisch’s Big Boy favorites and special food items that are sold only at the Carew Tower restaurant.

Chx

Downtown

Approximately 7.23 miles from your location

Chx

Downtown

Approximately 7.23 miles from your location

Serving up the city's loudest fried chicken in Pendleton! Right next door to 3 Points Urban Brewery, Chx offers chicken sammies, filling salads and their signatures... Read more

Serving up the city's loudest fried chicken in Pendleton! Right next door to 3 Points Urban Brewery, Chx offers chicken sammies, filling salads and their signatures Banties (smaller than a tender, bigger than a nugget). All chicken is brined, and golden fried with two houses finishes, crispy or HOT! 

Citybird Tenders

Downtown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

Citybird Tenders

Downtown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

House-brined, fresh fried, and designed for chickens-on-the-run who deserve the best bird.  

House-brined, fresh fried, and designed for chickens-on-the-run who deserve the best bird.  

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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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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Skyline Chili

Downtown

Approximately 7.45 miles from your location
Skyline 3 Way with Coney

Skyline Chili

Downtown

Approximately 7.45 miles from your location

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... 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...... Read More

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Kaze

Downtown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location
Kaze OTR

Kaze

Downtown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

Gastropub serving sushi and creative Japanese fare in a stylish space, with a lounge and beer garden.

Gastropub serving sushi and creative Japanese fare in a stylish space, with a lounge and beer garden.

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Bauer Farm Kitchen

Downtown

Approximately 7.58 miles from your location
Bauer European Farm Kitchen

Bauer Farm Kitchen

Downtown

Approximately 7.58 miles from your location

Locally sourced French-German cuisine, plus craft cocktails, served in a rustic-chic surrounding.

Locally sourced French-German cuisine, plus craft cocktails, served in a rustic-chic surrounding.

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1215 Wine Bar and Coffee Lab

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location
1215 Wine Bar

1215 Wine Bar and Coffee Lab

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

The emphasis is on coffee and wine appreciation and connoisseurship, with enough food served to go with the drinks.  Dinnertime means cheese and meat plates, a... Read more

The emphasis is on coffee and wine appreciation and connoisseurship, with enough food served to go with the drinks.  Dinnertime means cheese and meat plates, a different one for each wine flight, and lunch is the ingredients of those cheese and meat plates turned into sandwiches. Lots of wine tastings, wine flights and coffee... Read More

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Lucy Blue

Downtown

Approximately 7.35 miles from your location

Lucy Blue

Downtown

Approximately 7.35 miles from your location

Lucy Blue's is the place to go when you need a late night meal or post-bar snack. Open until 3 a.m., Lucy Blue has been consistently ranked as one of the top late... Read more

Lucy Blue's is the place to go when you need a late night meal or post-bar snack. Open until 3 a.m., Lucy Blue has been consistently ranked as one of the top late night dining places in the tri-state area. You can get their delicious pizza with a wide variety of toppings ranging from your standard cheese to Greek-style. Choose... Read More

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French Crust Cafe

Downtown

Approximately 7.89 miles from your location

French Crust Cafe

Downtown

Approximately 7.89 miles from your location

Charming cafe in Findlay Market for classic French fare, from breakfast to steak frites and cocktails.

Charming cafe in Findlay Market for classic French fare, from breakfast to steak frites and cocktails.

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B&A Street Kitchen

Downtown

Approximately 7.69 miles from your location

B&A Street Kitchen

Downtown

Approximately 7.69 miles from your location

Modern Tex-Mex and Southern favorites served all day in industrial-chic digs with a walk-up window.

Modern Tex-Mex and Southern favorites served all day in industrial-chic digs with a walk-up window.

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Locoba by Platform

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Locoba by Platform

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Platform Beer Co Tasting Room location in the Over-The-Rhine District of Cincinnati. Specializing in coffee, beer and cocktails. Food served all day.

Platform Beer Co Tasting Room location in the Over-The-Rhine District of Cincinnati. Specializing in coffee, beer and cocktails. Food served all day.

Street City Pub

Downtown

Approximately 7.30 miles from your location

Street City Pub

Downtown

Approximately 7.30 miles from your location

Formerly O'Reilly's, Street City Pub (owned by Prime Cincinnati) provides outstanding hospitality with a neighborly atmosphere, tremendous food and drinks, and... Read more

Formerly O'Reilly's, Street City Pub (owned by Prime Cincinnati) provides outstanding hospitality with a neighborly atmosphere, tremendous food and drinks, and enthusiastic service. Serving up authentic Irish pub-style fare. Plus, improv every Friday night and live music on Saturdays! 

Dope! Dumpling and Noodle Shop

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

Dope! Dumpling and Noodle Shop

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

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.

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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Cafe at the CAC

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location

Cafe at the CAC

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location

Cafe proudly serving a fresh menu located inside the Contemporary Arts Center.

Cafe proudly serving a fresh menu located inside the Contemporary Arts Center.

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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

Prime Cincinnati

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location
Paxton Prime Time Burger at Prime Cincinnati (photo: Thadd Fiala)

Prime Cincinnati

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

Upmarket chophouse and lounge offering elevated steakhouse fare and cocktails in a lofty, stylish space.

Upmarket chophouse and lounge offering elevated steakhouse fare and cocktails in a lofty, stylish space.

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Nada

Downtown

Approximately 7.33 miles from your location
Nada (photo: Boca Restaurant Group)

Nada

Downtown

Approximately 7.33 miles from your location

Trendy Mexican cantina with outdoor seating, festive cocktails, and upscale fare in a chic setting.

Trendy Mexican cantina with outdoor seating, festive cocktails, and upscale fare in a chic setting.

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Kitty's Coffee

Downtown

Approximately 7.28 miles from your location

Kitty's Coffee

Downtown

Approximately 7.28 miles from your location

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.

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Nicola's

Downtown

Approximately 7.35 miles from your location

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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Skyline Chili

Downtown

Approximately 7.17 miles from your location
Skyline 3 Way with Coney

Skyline Chili

Downtown

Approximately 7.17 miles from your location

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...... Read More

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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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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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Seven Chefs Buffet

Downtown

Approximately 7.15 miles from your location

Seven Chefs Buffet

Downtown

Approximately 7.15 miles from your location

Seven Chefs Buffet features seven specialty stations including Salad, Italian, American, Shuffle, Carving & Rotisserie, Asian and Pastry, all offering specific items... Read more

Seven Chefs Buffet features seven specialty stations including Salad, Italian, American, Shuffle, Carving & Rotisserie, Asian and Pastry, all offering specific items that change daily. Located at JACK Cincinnati Casino

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Metropole

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location
Metropole

Metropole

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Chic American outfit serving seasonal, fireplace-cooked cuisine and cocktails in the 21c Museum Hotel

Chic American outfit serving seasonal, fireplace-cooked cuisine and cocktails in the 21c Museum Hotel

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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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McCormick & Schmick's Seafood & Steaks

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood & Steaks

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Upscale steak and seafood chain known for its clubby environment and happy hour.

Upscale steak and seafood chain known for its clubby environment and happy hour.

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D. Burnham's

Downtown

Approximately 7.33 miles from your location

D. Burnham's

Downtown

Approximately 7.33 miles from your location

D. Burnham's is located within Cincinnati's newest four diamond hotel, the Renaissance Cincinnati Hotel. The contemporary Midwestern American restaurant features locally... Read more

D. Burnham's is located within Cincinnati's newest four diamond hotel, the Renaissance Cincinnati Hotel. The contemporary Midwestern American restaurant features locally sourced, seasonal and expertly prepared cuisine, served with relaxed elegance in a contemporary space with genuine, detailed service. D. Burnham's presents a... Read More

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Rock Bottom Brewery

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Rock Bottom Brewery

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Brewpub chain offering house beers and upscale pub food and American fare.

Brewpub chain offering house beers and upscale pub food and American fare.

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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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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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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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Symphony Hotel Restaurant & Jazz Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.77 miles from your location
Symphony Hotel Restaurant

Symphony Hotel Restaurant & Jazz Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.77 miles from your location

The Symphony Hotel and Restaurant features contemporary, seasonal New-American cuisine in a setting that combines stunning Italianate architecture with elegant historical... Read more

Make reservations for this fine dining restaurant, bar with live jazz, and boutique hotel across from Cincinnati's Music Hall. The elegant ambiance makes you feel like a special guest. Executive Chef Mirko Ravlic creates gorgeous dinners of New-American cuisine. The menu changes seasonally.

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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 inside Findlay Market for bowls of pho and banh mi sandwiches.

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

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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." 

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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