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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 Precinct

Uptown

Approximately 3.77 miles from your location
Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse (photo: Wendy Pramik)

The Precinct

Uptown

Approximately 3.77 miles from your location

Jeff Ruby's Precinct is the first & original of the Ruby family, opened in 1981. It has been voted "THE BEST" by the people of Cincinnati for many years. Offering a... Read more

Jeff Ruby's Precinct is the first & original of the Ruby family, opened in 1981. It has been voted "THE BEST" by the people of Cincinnati for many years. Offering a main dining room, bar, patio & 3 private spaces for 10-90. Menu items include pan-roasted grouper, wood-grilled swordfish, great salads, appetizers like pan... Read More

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Elephant Walk

Uptown

Approximately 8.01 miles from your location
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Elephant Walk

Uptown

Approximately 8.01 miles from your location

Ethiopian and Indian classics served in a roomy, low-key space featuring a full bar with beer on tap.

Ethiopian and Indian classics served in a roomy, low-key space featuring a full bar with beer on tap.

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Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers

Uptown

Approximately 3.84 miles from your location

Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers

Uptown

Approximately 3.84 miles from your location

Retro-style chain for steakburgers, hot dogs, and other fast-food staples, plus frozen custard. 

Retro-style chain for steakburgers, hot dogs, and other fast-food staples, plus frozen custard. 

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Bonomini Bakery

Uptown

Approximately 10.05 miles from your location

Bonomini Bakery

Uptown

Approximately 10.05 miles from your location

Family-owned and operated for three generations, this bakery offers donuts, coffecakes, cupcakes, and crullers.

Family-owned and operated for three generations, this bakery offers donuts, coffecakes, cupcakes, and crullers.

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Chapter Mt. Adams

Uptown

Approximately 6.62 miles from your location
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Chapter Mt. Adams

Uptown

Approximately 6.62 miles from your location

Chill hangout with a roomy patio & covered outdoor bar, featuring pub fare, cocktails & live music.

Offers everything from burgers and tacos to live bands and DJs in Mt. Adams.

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Aglamesis Brothers Ice Cream and Candy Company

Uptown

Approximately 4.95 miles from your location
Aglamesis Brothers

Aglamesis Brothers Ice Cream and Candy Company

Uptown

Approximately 4.95 miles from your location

This is one of the top ice cream places in town; some even say it's the best. More of an old-fashioned ice cream "parlor,' a menu is brought to your table and you are... Read more

This is one of the top ice cream places in town; some even say it's the best. More of an old-fashioned ice cream "parlor,' a menu is brought to your table and you are served there. Opened in 1913, the Oakley location has marble-top counters imported from Italy and a traditional soda fountain with stools. Aglamesis specializes... Read More

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Oakley Pub and Grill

Uptown

Approximately 4.85 miles from your location

Oakley Pub and Grill

Uptown

Approximately 4.85 miles from your location

This cozy, casual pub with a heated patio serves American food with creative twists.

This cozy, casual pub with a heated patio serves American food with creative twists.

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J.D.'s

Uptown

Approximately 8.85 miles from your location

J.D.'s

Uptown

Approximately 8.85 miles from your location

If you like to jam out and listen to people belt it out J.D.'s is the place for you. There's always music cranking out of the jukebox and every Friday people showcase... Read more

If you like to jam out and listen to people belt it out J.D.'s is the place for you. There's always music cranking out of the jukebox and every Friday people showcase their talents for karaoke. The specialty for this restaurant is the double-decker J.D. burger.

Taste of Belgium

Uptown

Approximately 7.62 miles from your location
Taste of Belgium (photo: Wendy Pramik)

Taste of Belgium

Uptown

Approximately 7.62 miles from your location

Spacious bistro serving Belgian cuisine, from waffles to moules frites, plus local and Belgian brews.

Spacious bistro serving Belgian cuisine, from waffles to moules frites, plus local and Belgian brews.

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Intimate Gatherings

Uptown

Approximately 9.96 miles from your location

Intimate Gatherings

Uptown

Approximately 9.96 miles from your location

Dining at Intimate Gatherings is like being in a family member's kitchen. It's super casual, comfortable and feels like home. Known for their catering, you can also dine-... Read more

Dining at Intimate Gatherings is like being in a family member's kitchen. It's super casual, comfortable and feels like home. Known for their catering, you can also dine-in for lunch. Menu items include Mom's Meatloaf, BBQ ribs, spaghetti and meatballs and chicken and dumplings.

O'Bryon's Bar & Grill

Uptown

Approximately 5.31 miles from your location

O'Bryon's Bar & Grill

Uptown

Approximately 5.31 miles from your location

Classic pub grub in a casual, brick-lined space with 2 full bars, a party room, and a rooftop patio.

Classic pub grub in a casual, brick-lined space with 2 full bars, a party room, and a rooftop patio.

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Chipotle

Uptown

Approximately 4.58 miles from your location

Chipotle

Uptown

Approximately 4.58 miles from your location

Burritos, bowls, and rolls made with farm fresh ingredients.

Burritos, bowls, and rolls made with farm fresh ingredients.

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Andy's Mediterranean Grille

Uptown

Approximately 6.58 miles from your location

Andy's Mediterranean Grille

Uptown

Approximately 6.58 miles from your location

Bistro-like Mediterranean spot with belly dancers serving kebabs, flatbreads, and classic entrees.

Bistro-like Mediterranean spot with belly dancers serving kebabs, flatbreads, and classic entrees.

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Sleepy Bee Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 4.95 miles from your location
Sleepy Bee Café

Sleepy Bee Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 4.95 miles from your location

Sleepy Bee Café is a gathering place that serves locally sourced breakfast, brunch and lunch, made from food that tastes, makes you feel and is - good. Welcome!

Sleepy Bee Café is a gathering place that serves locally sourced breakfast, brunch and lunch, made from food that tastes, makes you feel and is - good. Welcome!

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City View Tavern

Uptown

Approximately 6.75 miles from your location
The view from City View Tavern (photo: @missdeezon)

City View Tavern

Uptown

Approximately 6.75 miles from your location

Appropriately named for its view of the Cincinnati skyline, City View Tavern is a traditional, unpretentious bar located in Mount Adams. The patio is the most cherished... Read more

Appropriately named for its view of the Cincinnati skyline, City View Tavern is a traditional, unpretentious bar located in Mount Adams. The patio is the most cherished part of this little tavern because of its awesome view of the city. The burgers are said to rival those of Zip's in Mount Lookout, and the bloody Marys are...... Read More

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Terrace Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 6.67 miles from your location

Terrace Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 6.67 miles from your location

More than just a place to rest your feet after a day at the museum, The Terrace Cafe at the Cincinnati Art Museum is a stand-alone experience featuring unique dishes and a... Read more

More than just a place to rest your feet after a day at the museum, The Terrace Cafe at the Cincinnati Art Museum is a stand-alone experience featuring unique dishes and a great ambience. The contemporary, stripped-down decor gives way to a view of the gorgeous Alice Bimel Courtyard (available seasonally for outdoor dining) and... Read More

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Cork & Cap

Uptown

Approximately 4.76 miles from your location

Cork & Cap

Uptown

Approximately 4.76 miles from your location

Cork & Cap is a laid back wine bar and restaurant located in the historic Hyde Park Square. They offer multiple varieties of wine and beer in a relaxed atmosphere.

Cork & Cap is a laid back wine bar and restaurant located in the historic Hyde Park Square. They offer multiple varieties of wine and beer in a relaxed atmosphere.

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Tickle Pickle

Uptown

Approximately 9.97 miles from your location

Tickle Pickle

Uptown

Approximately 9.97 miles from your location

Burgers named after rock 'n roll legends plus sides, shakes, beer, and desserts in a cozy space.

Burgers named after rock 'n roll legends plus sides, shakes, beer, and desserts in a cozy space.

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Streetpops

Uptown

Approximately 4.95 miles from your location

Streetpops

Uptown

Approximately 4.95 miles from your location

Small batch gourmet pops in some crazy flavors. Stop in at one of three locations or find them at area farmers markets and festivals.

Small batch gourmet pops in some crazy flavors. Stop in at one of three locations or find them at area farmers markets and festivals.

Norwood Delite Creamy Whip

Uptown

Approximately 5.73 miles from your location
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Gold Star Chili

Uptown

Approximately 4.64 miles from your location

Gold Star Chili

Uptown

Approximately 4.64 miles from your location

Gold Star Chili has been a part of Cincinnati for over 40 years, serving up Cincinnati-style chili for cheese coneys and three-ways. You will be the life of any party if... Read more

Gold Star Chili has been a part of Cincinnati for over 40 years, serving up Cincinnati-style chili for cheese coneys and three-ways. You will be the life of any party if you show up with Gold Star's Coney Crate - 10 cheese coneys in an easily totable case. Set your mouth on fire with the Firehouse coney, topped with a roasted... Read More

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Ladder 19

Uptown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

Ladder 19

Uptown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

Firehouse-themed bar with ample beers & Fireball whiskey on tap, gastropub eats, games, and a patio.

Firehouse-themed bar with ample beers & Fireball whiskey on tap, gastropub eats, games, and a patio.

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The Whole Bowl

Uptown

Approximately 8.56 miles from your location

The Whole Bowl

Uptown

Approximately 8.56 miles from your location

Walk-up window serving gluten free bowls.  

Walk-up window serving gluten free bowls.  

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Bravo Cucina Italiana

Uptown

Approximately 5.17 miles from your location

Bravo Cucina Italiana

Uptown

Approximately 5.17 miles from your location

Upscale-casual Italian chain serving pasta, grilled dishes, pizza, and cocktails amid Roman-ruin decor.

Upscale-casual Italian chain serving pasta, grilled dishes, pizza, and cocktails amid Roman-ruin decor.

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Hop Scotch

Uptown

Approximately 7.96 miles from your location

Hop Scotch

Uptown

Approximately 7.96 miles from your location

With more than 100 whiskeys, 60 beers on draft and more than 200 beers in bottles. The new bar's signature cocktail is the boilermaker, which is a shot of whiskey served... Read more

With more than 100 whiskeys, 60 beers on draft and more than 200 beers in bottles. The new bar's signature cocktail is the boilermaker, which is a shot of whiskey served with a beer chaser. The location also offers gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches on its menu.

Chipotle

Uptown

Approximately 8.13 miles from your location

Chipotle

Uptown

Approximately 8.13 miles from your location

Burritos, bowls and rolls made with farm fresh ingredients.

Burritos, bowls and rolls made with farm fresh ingredients.

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The Casual Pint Oakley Station

Uptown

Approximately 5.15 miles from your location

The Casual Pint Oakley Station

Uptown

Approximately 5.15 miles from your location

The Casual Pint Craft BeerMarket, offers a relaxed, family friendly atmosphere much like a coffee shop, with a focus on Craft Beer. Our expert 'Beer-tenders' can serve up... Read more

The Casual Pint Craft BeerMarket, offers a relaxed, family friendly atmosphere much like a coffee shop, with a focus on Craft Beer. Our expert 'Beer-tenders' can serve up Craft Beer by the pint from our tap wall, by the can or by the bottle to enjoy in our store. You can grab your beer to go with Growler Fills, Mix-A-Six Packs... Read More

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Frisch's Big Boy

Uptown

Approximately 8.98 miles from your location

Frisch's Big Boy

Uptown

Approximately 8.98 miles from your location

Frisch's originated in Cincinnati in 1905, and their famous double-decker Big Boy sandwich was born in 1946. Likewise, Frisch's has been a local favorite for many years,... Read more

Frisch's originated in Cincinnati in 1905, and their famous double-decker Big Boy sandwich was born in 1946. Likewise, Frisch's has been a local favorite for many years, with staples like the breakfast and salad bars, specialty tartar sauce and pumpkin pie. Try a fish sandwich for dinner, a Cherry Coke to drink and top it off... Read More

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Graeter's

Uptown

Approximately 4.75 miles from your location
Graeter's ice cream

Graeter's

Uptown

Approximately 4.75 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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French Fry Heaven

Uptown

Approximately 7.83 miles from your location

French Fry Heaven

Uptown

Approximately 7.83 miles from your location

Serving the greatest fresh cut fries, baked potatoes, chicken and fresh cut loaded spuds on earth!

Serving the greatest fresh cut fries, baked potatoes, chicken and fresh cut loaded spuds on earth!

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Keystone Bar & Grill

Uptown

Approximately 7.93 miles from your location
Keystone

Keystone Bar & Grill

Uptown

Approximately 7.93 miles from your location

Keystone specializes in serving comfort-style fare, made fresh daily, from local ingredients when possible. In addition to an extensive menu, Keystone also specializes in... Read more

Keystone specializes in serving comfort-style fare, made fresh daily, from local ingredients when possible. In addition to an extensive menu, Keystone also specializes in craft and import beers, with over 80 different selections.The two Keystone locations share the same menus for lunch, dinner and brunch and have similar draft... Read More

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Forno Osteria + Bar

Uptown

Approximately 3.91 miles from your location

Forno Osteria + Bar

Uptown

Approximately 3.91 miles from your location

Bustling, light-filled option for rustic Italian entrees and pizza plus wine and craft cocktails.

Bustling, light-filled option for rustic Italian entrees and pizza plus wine and craft cocktails.

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Ruth's Parkside Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 9.76 miles from your location

Ruth's Parkside Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 9.76 miles from your location

Located in the American Can Building, Ruth's is dedicated to providing great dining and an eclectic atmosphere to the Northside community.

Located in the American Can Building, Ruth's is dedicated to providing great dining and an eclectic atmosphere to the Northside community.

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Starbucks

Uptown

Approximately 5.01 miles from your location

Starbucks

Uptown

Approximately 5.01 miles from your location

It wouldn't be a workday without that daily cup o' joe. Take your pick from espresso drinks, lattes, tea, hot chocolate, iced coffee and cappuccinos. Starbucks also... Read more

It wouldn't be a workday without that daily cup o' joe. Take your pick from espresso drinks, lattes, tea, hot chocolate, iced coffee and cappuccinos. Starbucks also rotates seasonal holiday blends and summertime favorites, like Peppermint Mocha Twist or a cold Frappuccino with whipped cream. Sit and sip inside the cozy... Read... Read More

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Green Man Twist

Uptown

Approximately 6.60 miles from your location

Green Man Twist

Uptown

Approximately 6.60 miles from your location

Ice cream stand providing tasty treats and quality service.

Ice cream stand providing tasty treats and quality service.

Eli's BBQ

Uptown

Approximately 3.94 miles from your location
Eli's BBQ (photo: Cincinnati Nomerati)

Eli's BBQ

Uptown

Approximately 3.94 miles from your location

Eli's BBQ started small: a booth at the Fountain Square Tuesday Market, then a weekday stand, then Findlay Market. Now they have opened a permanent location. Elias... Read more

Eli's BBQ started small: a booth at the Fountain Square Tuesday Market, then a weekday stand, then Findlay Market. Now they have opened a permanent location. Elias Leisring owns Eli's with Drew Simmons. Though in their previous stands, they did only pulled pork sandwiches, with or without coleslaw, in this spot they also offer... Read More

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Bones' Burgers

Uptown

Approximately 4.91 miles from your location

Bones' Burgers

Uptown

Approximately 4.91 miles from your location

Local grass-fed black angus burgers and grilled cheese. 

Local grass-fed black angus burgers and grilled cheese. 

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The Pub at Rookwood Mews

Uptown

Approximately 5.10 miles from your location

The Pub at Rookwood Mews

Uptown

Approximately 5.10 miles from your location

British-inspired pub with a wraparound bar serving comfort eats and pints in charming, old-world digs.

British-inspired pub with a wraparound bar serving comfort eats and pints in charming, old-world digs.

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Chipotle

Uptown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Chipotle

Uptown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Burritos, bowls and rolls made with farm fresh ingredients.

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Chili Time

Uptown

Approximately 8.24 miles from your location
Chili Time

Chili Time

Uptown

Approximately 8.24 miles from your location

The Chili Time logo fittingly sports a clock frozen in time. While the appointments in this St. Bernard landmark may seem stuck in a bygone era, the chili is timeless. As... Read more

The Chili Time logo fittingly sports a clock frozen in time. While the appointments in this St. Bernard landmark may seem stuck in a bygone era, the chili is timeless. As the name suggests, it?s always time to eat chili ­ and that means as late as 4 in the morning. The restaurant delivers a meatier, less saccharine take on the... Read More

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Lookout Joe Mount Lookout Coffee Roasters

Uptown

Approximately 3.77 miles from your location

Lookout Joe Mount Lookout Coffee Roasters

Uptown

Approximately 3.77 miles from your location

If you are looking for a place to grab a cup of freshly roasted coffee and kick back for some friendly conversation, Lookout Joe Mount Lookout Coffee Roasters is the spot... Read more

If you are looking for a place to grab a cup of freshly roasted coffee and kick back for some friendly conversation, Lookout Joe Mount Lookout Coffee Roasters is the spot for you. This coffee house takes pride in the freshness of its coffee, roasting small batches of beans in a Probat L12 coffee roaster, which is prominently... Read More

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