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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. 

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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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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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Pleasantry

Downtown

Approximately 7.75 miles from your location

Pleasantry

Downtown

Approximately 7.75 miles from your location

Rustic-chic New American eatery offering seasonal dishes paired with natural wines and craft coffee.

Cincinnati neighborhood restaurant focusing on natural wine, approachable Midwestern food and crafted coffee. Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

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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.

Nicola's

Downtown

Approximately 7.35 miles from your location
Food dish at Nicola's (photo: @treibs67)

Nicola's

Downtown

Approximately 7.35 miles from your location

Chic venue presenting contemporary Italian cuisine in a warm space with exposed-brick walls.

Chic venue presenting contemporary Italian cuisine in a warm space with exposed-brick walls.

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Urbana Cafe

Downtown

Approximately 7.22 miles from your location

Urbana Cafe

Downtown

Approximately 7.22 miles from your location

Bright, multi-level coffeehouse serving classic Italian java drinks and tea plus global desserts.

Bright, multi-level coffeehouse serving classic Italian java drinks and tea plus global desserts.

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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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The Gourmand Group

Downtown

Approximately 7.84 miles from your location

The Gourmand Group

Downtown

Approximately 7.84 miles from your location

Formerly Fresh Table, The Gourmand Group serves locally sourced and organic items, including salad bowls with an international flair, homemade salad dressings, baby back... Read more

Formerly Fresh Table, The Gourmand Group serves locally sourced and organic items, including salad bowls with an international flair, homemade salad dressings, baby back ribs, salmon, tofu Parmesan and desserts. Many items are vegan-friendly.

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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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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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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Kitty's Coffee

Downtown

Approximately 7.28 miles from your location

Kitty's Coffee

Downtown

Approximately 7.28 miles from your location

If you're looking for a morning brew or an iced treat, than Kitty's Coffee is the place to stop in the morning. Kitty's also offers delectable pastries to go along with... Read more

If you're looking for a morning brew or an iced treat, than Kitty's Coffee is the place to stop in the morning. Kitty's also offers delectable pastries to go along with your morning joe and newspaper.

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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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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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Ollie's Trolley

Downtown

Approximately 8.01 miles from your location
Ollies Trolly (photo: @chaswied/Chas Wiederhold)

Ollie's Trolley

Downtown

Approximately 8.01 miles from your location

Ollie's Trolley serves up good old-fashioned Southern soul food from a vintage trolley car parked on Central Avenue in the West End. The Trolley itself is hard to miss--it... Read more

Ollie's Trolley serves up good old-fashioned Southern soul food from a vintage trolley car parked on Central Avenue in the West End. The Trolley itself is hard to miss--it's adorned with photos of African-American leaders and a picture of the owner, Marvin Smith, with Barack and Michelle Obama (for whom he has catered numerous... 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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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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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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Court Street Lobster Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location
Court Street Lobster Bar

Court Street Lobster Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

Chill spot serving New England-inspired seafood, lobster rolls, wine, and beer in airy digs.

Chill spot serving New England-inspired seafood, lobster rolls, wine, and beer in airy digs.

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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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Krueger's Tavern

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location
Krueger's Tavern rooftop (photo: @qdot2009)

Krueger's Tavern

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

Stylish, seasonal New American kitchen with a menu of small & large plates and a rooftop patio.

Stylish, seasonal New American kitchen with a menu of small & large plates and a rooftop patio.

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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." 

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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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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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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