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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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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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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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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

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

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Butcher and Barrel

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location
Butcher & Barrel (Photo: Stuart MacKenzie)

Butcher and Barrel

Downtown

Approximately 7.54 miles from your location

South American-style steakhouse serving craft cocktails in industrial, rustic-chic surrounds.

South American-style steakhouse serving craft cocktails in industrial, rustic-chic surrounds.

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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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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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Pies & Pints

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location

Pies & Pints

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location

Pizzeria chain offering an array of craft beers, plus specialty pizzas, salads, and sandwiches.

Pizzeria chain offering an array of craft beers, plus specialty pizzas, salads, and sandwiches.

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Rock Bottom Brewery

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Rock Bottom Brewery

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Brewpub chain offering house beers and upscale pub food and American fare.

Brewpub chain offering house beers and upscale pub food and American fare.

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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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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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Seven Chefs Buffet

Downtown

Approximately 7.15 miles from your location

Seven Chefs Buffet

Downtown

Approximately 7.15 miles from your location

Seven Chefs Buffet features seven specialty stations including Salad, Italian, American, Shuffle, Carving & Rotisserie, Asian and Pastry, all offering specific items... Read more

Seven Chefs Buffet features seven specialty stations including Salad, Italian, American, Shuffle, Carving & Rotisserie, Asian and Pastry, all offering specific items that change daily. Located at JACK Cincinnati Casino

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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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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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Fiery Hen

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location
Fiery Hen (photo: Abby Davidson)

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.

Hop Ping Hog

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

Hop Ping Hog

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

Simple menu of comfort Chinese food favorites that come fresh to order with no fuss or fusion. 

Simple menu of comfort Chinese food favorites that come fresh to order with no fuss or fusion. 

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Basil Leaf Pizza

Downtown

Approximately 7.06 miles from your location

Basil Leaf Pizza

Downtown

Approximately 7.06 miles from your location

Build your own salad, enjoy a delicious sandwich, or create your own pizza prepared in minutes! Located at JACK Cincinnati Casino

Build your own salad, enjoy a delicious sandwich, or create your own pizza prepared in minutes! Located at JACK Cincinnati Casino

O'Malley's in the Alley

Downtown

Approximately 7.32 miles from your location
O'Malley's (Photo: Kim Conteen)

O'Malley's in the Alley

Downtown

Approximately 7.32 miles from your location

Popularly known as 'O'Malley's in the Alley' for its location in an alley off of Vine Street, O'Malley's is a well-liked Irish pub and downtown hangout. Happy hour runs... Read more

Popularly known as 'O'Malley's in the Alley' for its location in an alley off of Vine Street, O'Malley's is a well-liked Irish pub and downtown hangout. Happy hour runs Monday to Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. with drink specials daily. The small Irish pub has 8 TVs, a jukebox, and Megatouches to keep you occupied. It is a popular...... Read More

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Che

Downtown

Approximately 7.50 miles from your location
Che (photo: Lisa Colina)

Che

Downtown

Approximately 7.50 miles from your location

Argentinian-owned and operated restaurant and bar serving food "the way Grandma made". Delicious.

Argentinian-owned and operated restaurant and bar serving food "the way Grandma made". Delicious.

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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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Mita's

Downtown

Approximately 7.50 miles from your location
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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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Goodfellas Pizzeria

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location

Goodfellas Pizzeria

Downtown

Approximately 7.40 miles from your location

New York style pizza is large, hand tossed and has a thin crisp yet foldable crust. Goodfellas has mastered this art and presents it to you along with fresh ingredients,... Read more

New York style pizza is large, hand tossed and has a thin crisp yet foldable crust. Goodfellas has mastered this art and presents it to you along with fresh ingredients, homemade sauce, and 100% whole milk mozzarella cheese. We thrive in a fast paced environment, with high energy music, and a friendly community of people...... Read More

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Allez Bakery

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Allez Bakery

Downtown

Approximately 7.38 miles from your location

Bakery serving up freshly baked bread and pasteries in the heart of OTR.

Bakery serving up freshly baked bread and pasteries in the heart of OTR.

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

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.  

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

Chicago Gyros and Dogs

Downtown

Approximately 8.05 miles from your location

Chicago Gyros and Dogs

Downtown

Approximately 8.05 miles from your location

No-frills counter-serve joint grilling loaded hot dogs, burgers, gyros, and other Greek fare.

No-frills counter-serve joint grilling loaded hot dogs, burgers, gyros, and other Greek fare.

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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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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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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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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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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! 

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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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.

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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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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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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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.

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