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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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The Pony OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location
The Pony OTR

The Pony OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location

Neighborhood bar with great food and drinks, games, and overall fun times.

Neighborhood bar with great food and drinks, games, and overall fun times.

Macaron Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location
Macaron Bar (photo: Wendy Pramik)

Macaron Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

The only bakery in Cincinnati dedicated exclusively to French macarons.

The only bakery in Cincinnati dedicated exclusively to French macarons.

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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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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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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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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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Wild Eggs

Downtown

Approximately 7.10 miles from your location

Wild Eggs

Downtown

Approximately 7.10 miles from your location

Restaurant chain serving breakfast, sandwiches, salads, and soups in a warm, contemporary setting.

Restaurant chain serving breakfast, sandwiches, salads, and soups in a warm, contemporary setting.

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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

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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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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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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Sotto

Downtown

Approximately 7.32 miles from your location
Sotto

Sotto

Downtown

Approximately 7.32 miles from your location

Basement dining spot with an austere brick-&-wood interior serving inventive rustic Italian cuisine.

Basement dining spot with an austere brick-&-wood interior serving inventive rustic Italian cuisine.

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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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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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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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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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Takeaway Deli and Grocery

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location

Takeaway Deli and Grocery

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location

Local grocery store offering deli sandwiches.

Local grocery store offering deli sandwiches.

Fausto

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location

Fausto

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location

Inside the Contemporary Arts Center in Downtown Cincinnati, Fausto, brought to you by the Ferrari Bros. is a contemporary California cuisine restaurant. Serving coffee,... Read more

Inside the Contemporary Arts Center in Downtown Cincinnati, Fausto, brought to you by the Ferrari Bros. is a contemporary California cuisine restaurant. Serving coffee, wine, cocktails, and delicious menu items. 

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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. 

Coffee Emporium

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

Coffee Emporium

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

Chill, vegetarian-friendly artisanal roaster with free WiFi and an eclectic menu of light bites.

Chill, vegetarian-friendly artisanal roaster with free WiFi and an eclectic menu of light bites.

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Skyline Chili

Downtown

Approximately 7.17 miles from your location
Skyline Chili coney and 3-way (photo: Skyline Chili)

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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Currito

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

Currito

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

Pushing beyond ordinary Mexican flavors, Currito is a Cincinnati based burrito chain with internationally inspired burritos, real fruit smoothies, and delicious salads.... Read more

Pushing beyond ordinary Mexican flavors, Currito is a Cincinnati based burrito chain with internationally inspired burritos, real fruit smoothies, and delicious salads. Currito offers the classic burrito with cilantro-lime rice, beans and cheese. But if you're not in the mood for Mexican, you've got options: Bangkok, teriyaki... 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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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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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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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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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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Poke Hut

Downtown

Approximately 7.72 miles from your location
Poke Hut

Poke Hut

Downtown

Approximately 7.72 miles from your location

The first poke restaurant in the Greater Cincinnati area. Enjoy poke bowls, burritos, and salads.

The first poke restaurant in the Greater Cincinnati area. Enjoy poke bowls, burritos, and salads.

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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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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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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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Boomtown Biscuits & Whiskey

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location
All American Food Tour(Photo: Cincinnati Food Tours)

Boomtown Biscuits & Whiskey

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location

Boomtown Biscuits & Whiskey is dedicated to reviving the American Pioneering spirit providing a one of a kind dining experience focused on comfort food.  

Boomtown Biscuits & Whiskey is dedicated to reviving the American Pioneering spirit providing a one of a kind dining experience focused on comfort food.  

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Court Street Lobster Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location
Court Street Lobster Bar

Court Street Lobster Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

Chill spot serving New England-inspired seafood, lobster rolls, wine, and beer in airy digs.

Chill spot serving New England-inspired seafood, lobster rolls, wine, and beer in airy digs.

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Tom + Chee

Downtown

Approximately 7.64 miles from your location
Tom + Chee

Tom + Chee

Downtown

Approximately 7.64 miles from your location

Tom + Chee, which started as a stand on Fountain Square selling tomato soup and gourmet grilled cheese, has opened a permanent location. Inside the red and black painted... Read more

Tom + Chee, which started as a stand on Fountain Square selling tomato soup and gourmet grilled cheese, has opened a permanent location. Inside the red and black painted storefront are some cafe tables and chairs. This location also serves a grilled cheese donut, a grilled Mac+Chee sandwich and what they call "Fancy Grilled...... Read More

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Off the Vine

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location

Off the Vine

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location

Fresh, cold-pressed juice made daily.

Fresh, cold-pressed juice made daily.

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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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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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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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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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Graeter's

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location
Graeter's (photo: Wendy Pramik)

Graeter's

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 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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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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Fusian

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location

Fusian

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location

This sushi spot offers six signature rolls and the option to put together your own combination of wrap, meats, veggies and spices. (Don't worry, their trained... Read more

This sushi spot offers six signature rolls and the option to put together your own combination of wrap, meats, veggies and spices. (Don't worry, their trained professionals will do the actual rolling and cutting.)

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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. Try their famous Cripsy Local Pig Head that requires a 3-day call-ahead... Read more

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

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The View at Shires' Garden

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location
The View at Shires (photo: Stuart MacKenzie)

The View at Shires' Garden

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Standing high above the city on the 10th floor of the City Club Apartments, at 309 Vine Street; resurrected from the history that has stood here before our time, The View... Read more

Standing high above the city on the 10th floor of the City Club Apartments, at 309 Vine Street; resurrected from the history that has stood here before our time, The View at Shires’ Garden is inspired by the first amusement resort in this part of the country, Shires’ Garden.   This beautiful restaurant and amazing outdoor patio... Read More

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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.  

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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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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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