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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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Maplewood Kitchen & Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.51 miles from your location
Maplewood (photo: Thunderdome Restaurant Group)

Maplewood Kitchen & Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.51 miles from your location

Spacious cafe for Californian cuisine for breakfast through dinner amid wooden tables and greenery.

Spacious cafe for Californian cuisine for breakfast through dinner amid wooden tables and greenery.

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Holtman's Donuts

Downtown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location
Holtman's Donut Shop (photo: Wendy Pramik)

Holtman's Donuts

Downtown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

Family-owned donut shop with two other locations in Over-the-Rhine and Williamsburg. Everyday they produce fresh-baked goods from a recipe passed down through generations... Read more

Family-owned donut shop with two other locations in Over-the-Rhine and Williamsburg. Everyday they produce fresh-baked goods from a recipe passed down through generations of their German heritage.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Buzzed Bull Creamery

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location
Buzzed Bull Creamery (photo: Abby Erwin)

Buzzed Bull Creamery

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

Handcrafted, boozy ice creams in imaginative flavor combinations in a trendy, industrial-chic space.

Handcrafted, boozy ice creams in imaginative flavor combinations in a trendy, industrial-chic space.

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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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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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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." 

Taglio

Downtown

Approximately 7.47 miles from your location
Taglio (photo: @tagliopizza)

Taglio

Downtown

Approximately 7.47 miles from your location

Enjoy Cincinnat's own New York Style pizza in OTR! 

Enjoy Cincinnat's own New York Style pizza in OTR! 

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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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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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! 

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Please OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.49 miles from your location
Fried chicken and rosé at Please (photo: @pleasecinci)

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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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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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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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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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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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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Boca

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location
Boca

Boca

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 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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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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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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Nation Kitchen and Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location
Whiskey Bacon Burger at Nation Kitchen and Bar (photo: Thadd Fiala)

Nation Kitchen and Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location

Rustic-chic place with a large beer menu, craft cocktails, gourmet burgers, and creative potato sides.

Rustic-chic place with a large beer menu, craft cocktails, gourmet burgers, and creative potato sides.

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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.

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

Roly Poly Sandwiches

Downtown

Approximately 7.60 miles from your location

Roly Poly Sandwiches

Downtown

Approximately 7.60 miles from your location

Counter-serve chain featuring a large selection of wraps, plus soups and salads.

Counter-serve chain featuring a large selection of wraps, plus soups and salads.

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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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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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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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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Salazar

Downtown

Approximately 7.64 miles from your location
Salazar New American Restaurant (photo: Joe Simon)

Salazar

Downtown

Approximately 7.64 miles from your location

The creative, farm-inspired menu chages frequently, featuring inventive New American cuisine.

The creative, farm-inspired menu chages frequently, featuring inventive New American cuisine.

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Wodka Bar OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location
Wodka Bar (Photo: Abby Davidson)

Wodka Bar OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location

Eastern European-inspired restaurant and bar serving Zakuska and house-infused vodkas, original cocktails, and beer and wine.

Eastern European-inspired restaurant and bar serving Zakuska and house-infused vodkas, original cocktails, and beer and wine.

Mazunte Centro

Downtown

Approximately 7.28 miles from your location

Mazunte Centro

Downtown

Approximately 7.28 miles from your location

The second location from the owners of Mazunte, Mazunte Centro is serving up fresh and inspired dishes from Mexico. Mazunte is known for its tacos, but also offeris... Read more

The second location from the owners of Mazunte, Mazunte Centro is serving up fresh and inspired dishes from Mexico. Mazunte is known for its tacos, but also offeris dishes served with rice, like memelitas, tamales and enchiladas. 

Starbucks

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Starbucks

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

It wouldn't be a workday without that daily cup o' joe. Take your pick from espresso drinks, lattes, teas, 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, teas, 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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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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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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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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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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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

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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