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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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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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Skyline Chili

Downtown

Approximately 7.45 miles from your location
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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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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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MOTR Pub

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

MOTR Pub

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

Easygoing hangout with local art on the walls, featuring live rock bands and hearty comfort fare.

Easygoing hangout with local art on the walls, featuring live rock bands and hearty comfort fare.

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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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Fred & Gari's

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

Fred & Gari's

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

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

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

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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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Top of the Park

Downtown

Approximately 6.96 miles from your location
Top of the Park at Residence Inn (Photo: OMS Photography)

Top of the Park

Downtown

Approximately 6.96 miles from your location

Located on the rooftop of the Residence Inn Cincinnati Downtown, this spectacular multi-level rooftop lounge features unparalleled views of Lytle Park, the Ohio River... Read more

Located on the rooftop of the Residence Inn Cincinnati Downtown, this spectacular multi-level rooftop lounge features unparalleled views of Lytle Park, the Ohio River, Mount Adams and downtown Cincinnati. Enjoy wine, beer and hand-crafted cocktails with a small bites menu. The lounge's second level includes a full bar, communal... Read More

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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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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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Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Downtown

Approximately 7.43 miles from your location

Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Downtown

Approximately 7.43 miles from your location

The Iris Book Cafe is a cool new spot in Over-the-Rhine. The interior was redone to create a cozy yet hip atmosphere, and now houses a collection of books, CDs and vintage... Read more

The Iris Book Cafe is a cool new spot in Over-the-Rhine. The interior was redone to create a cozy yet hip atmosphere, and now houses a collection of books, CDs and vintage vinyl to browse through, plus ongoing photo exhibitions. Escape onto the outdoor patio for some serious conversation. The Cafe stays local by serving coffee... Read More

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Harvest Pizzeria

Downtown

Approximately 7.88 miles from your location

Harvest Pizzeria

Downtown

Approximately 7.88 miles from your location

Casual venue for elevated pizzas with housemade and locally sourced ingredients in laid-back digs.

Casual venue for elevated pizzas with housemade and locally sourced ingredients in laid-back digs.

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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.

Rusconi Pizza

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

Rusconi Pizza

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

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

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

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Taste of Belgium

Downtown

Approximately 7.33 miles from your location
Taste of Belgium (photo: Wendy Pramik)

Taste of Belgium

Downtown

Approximately 7.33 miles from your location

Omelettes, waffles, and crepes are the specialties of this local, Belgian-influenced chain.

Omelettes, waffles, and crepes are the specialties of this local, Belgian-influenced chain.

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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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Bobby's Burger Palace

Downtown

Approximately 7.07 miles from your location

Bobby's Burger Palace

Downtown

Approximately 7.07 miles from your location

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

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

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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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Goose & Elder

Downtown

Approximately 7.78 miles from your location

Goose & Elder

Downtown

Approximately 7.78 miles from your location

Located in historic Findlay Market, Goose and Elder is a great place to grab a quick bite to eat or to spend an evening catching up with old friends. As Jose Salazar’s... Read more

Located in historic Findlay Market, Goose and Elder is a great place to grab a quick bite to eat or to spend an evening catching up with old friends. As Jose Salazar’s third restaurant Goose and Elder aims to be a casual spot that keeps sustainability, local sourcing and community in mind. Try dishes like Chicken Schnitzel,...... Read More

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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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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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. 

Lucy Blue

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Lucy Blue

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Lucy Blue's is the place to go when you need a late night meal or post-bar snack. This new location is also open until 3 a.m. You can get their delicious pizza with a wide... Read more

Lucy Blue's is the place to go when you need a late night meal or post-bar snack. This new location is also open until 3 a.m. You can get their delicious pizza with a wide variety of toppings ranging from your standard cheese to Greek-style. It is a party-goer's late night paradise.

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Goodfellas Pizzeria

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location

Goodfellas Pizzeria

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location

New York style pizza is large, hand tossed and has a thin crisp yet foldable crust. Goodfellas has mastered this art and presents it to you along with fresh ingredients,... Read more

New York style pizza is large, hand tossed and has a thin crisp yet foldable crust. Goodfellas has mastered this art and presents it to you along with fresh ingredients, homemade sauce, and 100% whole milk mozzarella cheese. We thrive in a fast paced environment, with high energy music, and a friendly community of people...... Read More

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Chicago Gyros and Dogs

Downtown

Approximately 8.05 miles from your location

Chicago Gyros and Dogs

Downtown

Approximately 8.05 miles from your location

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

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

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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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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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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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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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13th Street Alley

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

13th Street Alley

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

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

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

Rooted Juicery & Kitchen

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Rooted Juicery & Kitchen

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Juice bar, smoothie bar, and plant-based market offering the highest quality and nutritionally packed ingredients.  

Juice bar, smoothie bar, and plant-based market offering the highest quality and nutritionally packed ingredients.  

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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.

Please OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.49 miles from your location

Please OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.49 miles from your location

Four course tasting menus for vegetarian, pescetarian and omnivores. Full bar and a la carte menu available. 

Four course tasting menus for vegetarian, pescetarian and omnivores. Full bar and a la carte menu available. 

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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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Panino

Downtown

Approximately 7.60 miles from your location

Panino

Downtown

Approximately 7.60 miles from your location

Sandwiches, Charcuterie, Restaurant & Bar

Sandwiches, Charcuterie, Restaurant & Bar

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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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Red Roost Tavern

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location
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Red Roost Tavern

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

Fresh, locally sourced ingredients are the centerpiece of this brand new restaurant, poised at the heart of Cincinnati, in the center of downtown. Savor a carefully... Read more

Fresh, locally sourced ingredients are the centerpiece of this brand new restaurant, poised at the heart of Cincinnati, in the center of downtown. Savor a carefully crafted menu cultivated from the freshest local foods and satisfy your appetite for unique culinary surprises, from seasonal hummus and free-range chicken, to... Read More

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Revolution Rotisserie

Downtown

Approximately 7.60 miles from your location
Revolution Rotisserie

Revolution Rotisserie

Downtown

Approximately 7.60 miles from your location

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

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

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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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Brick and Mortar

Downtown

Approximately 7.46 miles from your location

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

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

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