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Find Restaurants in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky (Downtown Region)

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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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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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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Brick and Mortar

Downtown

Approximately 7.46 miles from your location
The Cincinnatian Hotel

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 Click here for reservations. 

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

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Skyline Chili

Downtown

Approximately 7.45 miles from your location
Skyline Chili coney and 3-way (photo: Skyline Chili)

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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Abby Girl Sweets

Downtown

Approximately 7.47 miles from your location
Abby Girl Sweets (photo: Abby Erwin)

Abby Girl Sweets

Downtown

Approximately 7.47 miles from your location

Abby Girl Sweets is a family-run cupcakery; owned and operated by a husband and wife team of Nathan and Andrea Thompson with their little daughter and chief taste tester,... Read more

Abby Girl Sweets is a family-run cupcakery; owned and operated by a husband and wife team of Nathan and Andrea Thompson with their little daughter and chief taste tester, Abby. All cupcakes are baked fresh from scratch with fine and fresh ingredients like pure cane sugar, sweet cream butter and cocoa. Find them on Facebook to... Read More

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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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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.

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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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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Sleepy Bee Cafe

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location
Sleepy Bee Café

Sleepy Bee Cafe

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 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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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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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. 

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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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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Bakersfield OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location
Bakersfield OTR

Bakersfield OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.57 miles from your location

Bakersfield OTR in now open in the Gateway Quarter. The tacos, tequila and whiskey bar on Vine Street is owned by Joe Lanni. Choose from a selection of 45 tequilas, 45... Read more

Bakersfield OTR in now open in the Gateway Quarter. The tacos, tequila and whiskey bar on Vine Street is owned by Joe Lanni. Choose from a selection of 45 tequilas, 45 American whiskeys and a menu of authentic Mexican street food.

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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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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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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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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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The Bagelry

Downtown

Approximately 7.52 miles from your location

The Bagelry

Downtown

Approximately 7.52 miles from your location

At The Bagelry, we serve the perfect bagel.  Bagel purists and casual bagelers alike will be delighted by the malt aroma, crispy exterior and tender crumb.  A... Read more

At The Bagelry, we serve the perfect bagel.  Bagel purists and casual bagelers alike will be delighted by the malt aroma, crispy exterior and tender crumb.  A flavor experience that can only be achieved by using one special ingredient: time.  Our bakers at The Bagelry take the time to select the proper ingredients.  We give our... Read More

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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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Mikey's Late Night Slice

Downtown

Approximately 7.95 miles from your location

Mikey's Late Night Slice

Downtown

Approximately 7.95 miles from your location

Columbus based pizza place makes it way to Cincinnati! Mikey's Late Night Slice is a customizable pizza joint with foldable slices and toppings galore all baked inside... Read more

Columbus based pizza place makes it way to Cincinnati! Mikey's Late Night Slice is a customizable pizza joint with foldable slices and toppings galore all baked inside their very own pizza oven! Sauce is boss at Mikey's with their ery own sauce and pepper bar with a vast array of extras to add to your slice. Mikey's has a funky... Read More

Brewdog

Downtown

Approximately 7.24 miles from your location
BrewDog (photo: Abby Davidson)

Brewdog

Downtown

Approximately 7.24 miles from your location

Scotland-based brewery BrewDog is located in Pendlton serving up its famous craft beer, the largest in the UK.  The taproom includes 8,500 square feet and a 1,000... Read more

Scotland-based brewery BrewDog is located in Pendlton serving up its famous craft beer, the largest in the UK.  The taproom includes 8,500 square feet and a 1,000 square foot rooftop deck. The kitchen includes a menu of "junk-food". Enjoy cames like giant Jenga, Connect Four and a gaming room with old-school pinballs and arcade... Read More

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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.

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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Saigon Subs and Rolls

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location

Saigon Subs and Rolls

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location

Authentic Vietnamese cuisine including items such as Pho, sandwiches, rolls, and more! Available for dine-in and carry-out.

Authentic Vietnamese cuisine including items such as Pho, sandwiches, rolls, and more! Available for dine-in and carry-out.

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Lookout Joe Mount Lookout Coffee Roasters

Downtown

Approximately 7.46 miles from your location

Lookout Joe Mount Lookout Coffee Roasters

Downtown

Approximately 7.46 miles from your location

Located in the Macy's building, Lookout Joe's has just two tables and limited food items, but it's a good place for a quick snack and a delicious cup of coffee from a... Read more

Located in the Macy's building, Lookout Joe's has just two tables and limited food items, but it's a good place for a quick snack and a delicious cup of coffee from a locally owned business.

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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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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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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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Kitty's Sports Grill

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

Kitty's Sports Grill

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

Family-owned sports grill with fresh, quality pub food and walls decorated with sports memorabilia.

Family-owned sports grill with fresh, quality pub food and walls decorated with sports memorabilia.

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The Blind Pig

Downtown

Approximately 7.43 miles from your location
The Blind Pig (photo: Kim Conteen)

The Blind Pig

Downtown

Approximately 7.43 miles from your location

The Blind Pig is our updated, modern idea of what a speakeasy is nowadays. A place you can grab some fantastic food, drink updated versions of the quirky drinks that were... Read more

The Blind Pig is our updated, modern idea of what a speakeasy is nowadays. A place you can grab some fantastic food, drink updated versions of the quirky drinks that were invented during that time and catch all your favorite teams on the tv. A huge patio awaits you with a great view of the riverfront, stadiums, National... Read... Read More

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The Arepa Place

Downtown

Approximately 7.86 miles from your location

The Arepa Place

Downtown

Approximately 7.86 miles from your location

The Arepa Place specializes in a Colombian and Venezuelan dish known as arepas.

The Arepa Place specializes in a Colombian and Venezuelan dish known as arepas.

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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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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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Urbana Cafe

Downtown

Approximately 7.22 miles from your location

Urbana Cafe

Downtown

Approximately 7.22 miles from your location

Bright, multi-level coffeehouse serving classic Italian java drinks and tea plus global desserts.

Bright, multi-level coffeehouse serving classic Italian java drinks and tea plus global desserts.

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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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Americano

Downtown

Approximately 7.51 miles from your location
The Americano Burger at Americano Burger Bar (photo: Thadd Fiala)

Americano

Downtown

Approximately 7.51 miles from your location

American comfort fare & beer plus table games in an expansive, light-filled environment.

Features steak burgers, boozy milkshakes, and hand-cut fries.

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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

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