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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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Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse

Downtown

Approximately 7.36 miles from your location
Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse

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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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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Frisch's Big Boy

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

Frisch's Big Boy

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

Located in the heart of downtown Cincinnati, this Frisch’s Big Boy restaurant serves busy, on-the-go friends and family who live and work in the city. They serve breakfast... Read more

Located in the heart of downtown Cincinnati, this Frisch’s Big Boy restaurant serves busy, on-the-go friends and family who live and work in the city. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner along with Frisch’s Big Boy favorites and special food items that are sold only at the Carew Tower restaurant.

Wahlburgers

Downtown

Approximately 7.27 miles from your location

Wahlburgers

Downtown

Approximately 7.27 miles from your location

A better burger concept from Executive Chef Paul Wahlburg and brothers Mark & Donnie Wahlburg.  

A better burger concept from Executive Chef Paul Wahlburg and brothers Mark & Donnie Wahlburg.  

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Prime Cincinnati

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location
Paxton Prime Time Burger at Prime Cincinnati (photo: Thadd Fiala)

Prime Cincinnati

Downtown

Approximately 7.31 miles from your location

Upmarket chophouse and lounge offering elevated steakhouse fare and cocktails in a lofty, stylish space.

Upmarket chophouse and lounge offering elevated steakhouse fare and cocktails in a lofty, stylish space.

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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. 

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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Le's Pho and Sandwiches

Downtown

Approximately 7.49 miles from your location

Le's Pho and Sandwiches

Downtown

Approximately 7.49 miles from your location

Storied, chill counter-serve outfit serving pho & other Vietnamese bites in cozy environs.

Storied, chill counter-serve outfit serving pho & other Vietnamese bites in cozy environs.

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Cherbourg Bakery

Downtown

Approximately 7.79 miles from your location

Cherbourg Bakery

Downtown

Approximately 7.79 miles from your location

We bring safe, quality, well-sourced gluten and nut free fare to our friends. Our baked goods are made with love in small batches with minimally processed ingredients,... Read more

We bring safe, quality, well-sourced gluten and nut free fare to our friends. Our baked goods are made with love in small batches with minimally processed ingredients, from as many local resources as we can muster.

Skyline Chili

Downtown

Approximately 7.17 miles from your location
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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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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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The Phelps Bar

Downtown

Approximately 6.95 miles from your location

The Phelps Bar

Downtown

Approximately 6.95 miles from your location

The Phelps Bar features small bites, wines, and hand-crafted cocktails in a contemporary, urban atmosphere on the ground floor of the Residence Inn Cincinnati Downtown.

The Phelps Bar features small bites, wines, and hand-crafted cocktails in a contemporary, urban atmosphere on the ground floor of the Residence Inn Cincinnati Downtown.

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Simply Rolled Ice Cream

Downtown

Approximately 7.60 miles from your location

Simply Rolled Ice Cream

Downtown

Approximately 7.60 miles from your location

Thai-inspired ice cream rolls with custom housemade recipes and unlimited toppings. 

Thai-inspired ice cream rolls with custom housemade recipes and unlimited toppings. 

Montgomery Inn Boathouse

Downtown

Approximately 6.45 miles from your location
Montgomery Inn Boathouse

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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Off the Vine

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location

Off the Vine

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location

Fresh, cold-pressed juice made daily.

Fresh, cold-pressed juice made daily.

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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 opening later this year at 1819 Elm Street. The basic concept: people in Cincinnati are looking for employment, and there... Read more

Social O.T.R. is a culinary training restaurant opening later this year 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 will teach the people looking for employment the necessary skills to get those restaurant... Read More

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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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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Kaze

Downtown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location
Kaze OTR

Kaze

Downtown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

Gastropub serving sushi and creative Japanese fare in a stylish space, with a lounge and beer garden.

Gastropub serving sushi and creative Japanese fare in a stylish space, with a lounge and beer garden.

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Fusian

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location

Fusian

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location

This sushi spot offers six signature rolls and the option to put together your own combination of wrap, meats, veggies and spices. (Don't worry, their trained... Read more

This sushi spot offers six signature rolls and the option to put together your own combination of wrap, meats, veggies and spices. (Don't worry, their trained professionals will do the actual rolling and cutting.)

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Lucy Blue

Downtown

Approximately 7.35 miles from your location

Lucy Blue

Downtown

Approximately 7.35 miles from your location

Lucy Blue's is the place to go when you need a late night meal or post-bar snack. Open until 3 a.m., Lucy Blue has been consistently ranked as one of the top late... Read more

Lucy Blue's is the place to go when you need a late night meal or post-bar snack. Open until 3 a.m., Lucy Blue has been consistently ranked as one of the top late night dining places in the tri-state area. You can get their delicious pizza with a wide variety of toppings ranging from your standard cheese to Greek-style. Choose... 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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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.

Fiery Hen

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

Fiery Hen

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

Enjoy Southern spice with Cincinnati charm at this restaurant specializing in hot chicken, wings, brisket, and moonshine concoctions.

Enjoy Southern spice with Cincinnati charm at this restaurant specializing in hot chicken, wings, brisket, and moonshine concoctions.

Plum Street Cafe

Downtown

Approximately 7.71 miles from your location

Plum Street Cafe

Downtown

Approximately 7.71 miles from your location

Celebrating more than 25 years, this family-owned establishment is just a block from the Duke Energy Convention Center. Featuring a full bar, this restaurant is open seven... Read more

Celebrating more than 25 years, this family-owned establishment is just a block from the Duke Energy Convention Center. Featuring a full bar, this restaurant is open seven days a week.

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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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.

Taft's Ale House

Downtown

Approximately 7.72 miles from your location
Taft's Ale House

Taft's Ale House

Downtown

Approximately 7.72 miles from your location

Artisanal beers, steaks, and salads served in a classic brewpub named after Cincinnati’s favorite son.

Artisanal beers, steaks, and salads served in a classic brewpub named after Cincinnati’s favorite son.

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Grille at Palm Court

Downtown

Approximately 7.47 miles from your location
Grille at Palm Court - Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza

Grille at Palm Court

Downtown

Approximately 7.47 miles from your location

Located inside the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, The Grille at Palm Court offers breakfast and lunch in a casual setting in the upper tier of The Restaurants at Palm... Read more

Located inside the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, The Grille at Palm Court offers breakfast and lunch in a casual setting in the upper tier of The Restaurants at Palm Court.

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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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Boi Na Braza

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location
Boi Na Braza

Boi Na Braza

Downtown

Approximately 7.42 miles from your location

Stylish Brazalian churrascaria offering an endless salad bar and tableside-carved meat.

Stylish Brazalian churrascaria offering an endless salad bar and tableside-carved meat.

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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.

1215 Wine Bar and Coffee Lab

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location
1215 Wine Bar

1215 Wine Bar and Coffee Lab

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

The emphasis is on coffee and wine appreciation and connoisseurship, with enough food served to go with the drinks.  Dinnertime means cheese and meat plates, a... Read more

The emphasis is on coffee and wine appreciation and connoisseurship, with enough food served to go with the drinks.  Dinnertime means cheese and meat plates, a different one for each wine flight, and lunch is the ingredients of those cheese and meat plates turned into sandwiches. Lots of wine tastings, wine flights and coffee... Read More

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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 menus coming soon. BYOB for now.

Four course tasting menus for vegetarian, pescetarian and omnivores. Full bar and a la carte menus coming soon. BYOB for now.

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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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Aladdin's Eatery + Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Aladdin's Eatery + Lounge

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Simple Lebanese-American chain offering traditional and vegetarian dishes plus smoothies, beer, and wine. 

Simple Lebanese-American chain offering traditional and vegetarian dishes plus smoothies, beer, and wine. 

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Ruth's Chris Steak House

Downtown

Approximately 7.26 miles from your location
Ruth's Chris Steak House

Ruth's Chris Steak House

Downtown

Approximately 7.26 miles from your location

Outpost of upmarket steakhouse chain known for sizzling, butter-topped beef in an elegant setting.

Outpost of upmarket steakhouse chain known for sizzling, butter-topped beef in an elegant setting.

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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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Crown Republic Gastropub

Downtown

Approximately 7.20 miles from your location

Crown Republic Gastropub

Downtown

Approximately 7.20 miles from your location

Rustic American fare in the heart of Downtown Cincinnati 

Rustic American fare in the heart of Downtown Cincinnati 

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