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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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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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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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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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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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The Blind Pig

Downtown

Approximately 7.43 miles from your location

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Boca

Downtown

Approximately 7.32 miles from your location
Boca

Boca

Downtown

Approximately 7.32 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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Graeter's

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location
Graeter's (photo: Wendy Pramik)

Graeter's

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 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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Pho Lang Thang

Downtown

Approximately 7.83 miles from your location
Pho Lang Thang

Pho Lang Thang

Downtown

Approximately 7.83 miles from your location

Upbeat Vietnamese joint inside Findlay Market for bowls of pho and banh mi sandwiches.

Upbeat Vietnamese joint inside Findlay Market for bowls of pho and banh mi sandwiches.

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Takeaway Deli and Grocery

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location

Takeaway Deli and Grocery

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location

Local grocery store offering deli sandwiches.

Local grocery store offering deli sandwiches.

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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Quan Hapa

Downtown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

Quan Hapa

Downtown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

This "Asian gastropub" is a new restaurant from the owners of Pho Lang Thang.

This "Asian gastropub" is a new restaurant from the owners of Pho Lang Thang.

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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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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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A Tavola

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

A Tavola

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

A Tavola, a bar, trattoria and pizzeria, is now open a few doors away from Senate Restaurant. The offer pizza and bruschetta cooked in a wood-fired oven, and a drink menu... Read more

A Tavola, a bar, trattoria and pizzeria, is now open a few doors away from Senate Restaurant. The offer pizza and bruschetta cooked in a wood-fired oven, and a drink menu of craft cocktails, micro brews, local beers and quality wines. They got their start doing pizza nights at Northside's Take the Cake cafe.

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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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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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Pontiac Bourbon & BBQ

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location
Pontiac

Pontiac Bourbon & BBQ

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location

A barbecue restaurant serving Texas-style brisket and pulled pork and offering a large selection of bourbon.

A barbecue restaurant serving Texas-style brisket and pulled pork and offering a large selection of bourbon.

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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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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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Cafe DeVine

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

Cafe DeVine

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

Cafe DeVine serves breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday in a convenient downtown location.

Cafe DeVine serves breakfast and lunch Monday through Friday in a convenient downtown location.

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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. 

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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Machine Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.14 miles from your location

Machine Room

Downtown

Approximately 7.14 miles from your location

Let's face it, baseball games can be just about as hot as Satan's bachelor pad. So say you're at Great American Ball Park and you're soaking up the sun (and maybe the... Read more

Let's face it, baseball games can be just about as hot as Satan's bachelor pad. So say you're at Great American Ball Park and you're soaking up the sun (and maybe the seats too), you want some food but just can't motivate yourself to get up. The Machine Room is your motivational solution. The fully air-conditioned restaurant is... Read More

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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Mainwood Pastry

Downtown

Approximately 7.82 miles from your location

Mainwood Pastry

Downtown

Approximately 7.82 miles from your location

Family-owned bakery turning out cakes, breads, cookies, and other pastries in a little shop. 

Family-owned bakery turning out cakes, breads, cookies, and other pastries in a little shop. 

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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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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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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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.

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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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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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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