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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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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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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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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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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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Panera Bread

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

Panera Bread

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

Panera Bread has all the fixings to get your day started off right. This cafe and bakery serves both house and specialty coffees along with an assortment of tempting... Read more

Panera Bread has all the fixings to get your day started off right. This cafe and bakery serves both house and specialty coffees along with an assortment of tempting pastries and fresh bread. Stop by for lunch or dinner for one of their soups in a bread bowl or a sandwich and salad combo.

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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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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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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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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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Sugar

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location

Sugar

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location

Sugar is a boutique bakery currently serving Cincinnati and it's surrounding areas. They specialize in gourmet cupcakes, cookies, cakes. They also offer a range of other... Read more

Sugar is a boutique bakery currently serving Cincinnati and it's surrounding areas. They specialize in gourmet cupcakes, cookies, cakes. They also offer a range of other seasonal desserts including pudding & pies.

Senate

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location
Senate hot dog (photo: @ashlie.d.stevens)

Senate

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location

Features a roatating list of original gourmet hot dogs and a full bar including specialty cocktails and craft beers.

Features a roatating list of original gourmet hot dogs and a full bar including specialty cocktails and craft beers.

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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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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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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.

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

Aunt Flora's

Downtown

Approximately 7.84 miles from your location

Aunt Flora's

Downtown

Approximately 7.84 miles from your location

Located with in Findlay Market, Flora's is baking up handmade sweet and savory cobblers with the best ingredients! 

Located with in Findlay Market, Flora's is baking up handmade sweet and savory cobblers with the best ingredients! 

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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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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." 

Raya's Lebanese Restaurant

Downtown

Approximately 7.45 miles from your location

Raya's Lebanese Restaurant

Downtown

Approximately 7.45 miles from your location

Downtown workers and dwellers who love a good gyro or falafel will appreciate Raya's, a small diner popular for carry-out. Menu items include their vegetarian plate, Greek... Read more

Downtown workers and dwellers who love a good gyro or falafel will appreciate Raya's, a small diner popular for carry-out. Menu items include their vegetarian plate, Greek fries, tabouli, hummus, baba ghanoush, shawarma and kebabs.

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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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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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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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Zundo Ramen and Donburi

Downtown

Approximately 7.77 miles from your location

Zundo Ramen and Donburi

Downtown

Approximately 7.77 miles from your location

Ramen, a traditional Japanese dish consisting of a meat- or fish-based broth, noodles and a range of vegetables and protein, has grown in popularity in recent years,Zundo... Read more

Ramen, a traditional Japanese dish consisting of a meat- or fish-based broth, noodles and a range of vegetables and protein, has grown in popularity in recent years,Zundo Ramen & Donburi, will serve ramen which he calls “incomparable” to Greater Cincinnati’s current offerings.

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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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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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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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Mita's

Downtown

Approximately 7.50 miles from your location
Mitas Ceviche Tapas

Mita's

Downtown

Approximately 7.50 miles from your location

Mita's is the second restaurant from acclaimed Chef Jose Salazar is named after his Colombian grandmother, his 'Mita.' The menu focuses on both the traditional and modern... Read more

Mita's is the second restaurant from acclaimed Chef Jose Salazar is named after his Colombian grandmother, his 'Mita.' The menu focuses on both the traditional and modern foods and beverages of Spain and Latin America - with tapas, ceviches, cured hams, cheeses and large plates.

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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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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. 

Holiday Spirits

Downtown

Approximately 7.72 miles from your location

Holiday Spirits

Downtown

Approximately 7.72 miles from your location

Holiday Spirits a new dive bar located in Over the Rhine shares a spot with Forty Thieves walk-up window serving up Middle Eastern street food. Enjoy dishes like falafel,... Read more

Holiday Spirits a new dive bar located in Over the Rhine shares a spot with Forty Thieves walk-up window serving up Middle Eastern street food. Enjoy dishes like falafel, shawarma and grilled chicken thighs. Grab a libaton at Holiday Spirits with pool tables, darts, skee ball and Golden Tee. Relax on their outside patio with... Read More

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Brown Bear Bakery

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location
Sweet treats at Brown Bear Bakery (photo: @brownbearbakery)

Brown Bear Bakery

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

Scratch made pastries, desserts, and baked goods highlighting seasonal and local ingredients.

Scratch made pastries, desserts, and baked goods highlighting seasonal and local ingredients.

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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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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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On the Rhine Eatery

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location
On the Rhine Eatery ( photo Abby Davidson)

On the Rhine Eatery

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location

Located in the downtown Kroger on the second floor, you will find an array of local fare in a food hall setting, the first in Cincinnati, complete with a full-service bar... Read more

Located in the downtown Kroger on the second floor, you will find an array of local fare in a food hall setting, the first in Cincinnati, complete with a full-service bar and patio.  Local restaurants represented include: Eli's BBQ Dope Asian Street Fair Django Western Taco Kitchen 1883 Queen City Whip Kitchen 1883 and...... Read More

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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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Dunlap Cafe

Downtown

Approximately 7.97 miles from your location

Dunlap Cafe

Downtown

Approximately 7.97 miles from your location

Cafe specializing in breakfast and brunch.

Cafe specializing in breakfast and brunch.

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Symphony Hotel Restaurant & Jazz Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.77 miles from your location
Symphony Hotel Restaurant

Symphony Hotel Restaurant & Jazz Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.77 miles from your location

The Symphony Hotel and Restaurant features contemporary, seasonal New-American cuisine in a setting that combines stunning Italianate architecture with elegant historical... Read more

Make reservations for this fine dining restaurant, bar with live jazz, and boutique hotel across from Cincinnati's Music Hall. The elegant ambiance makes you feel like a special guest. Executive Chef Mirko Ravlic creates gorgeous dinners of New-American cuisine. The menu changes seasonally.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Pendleton Parlor

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location

Pendleton Parlor

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location

Pop in for a scoop of creamy ice cream, cookie dought, and espresso treats!

Pop in for a scoop of creamy ice cream, cookie dought, and espresso treats!

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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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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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