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Find Restaurants Serving American Food in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky

From popular local delicacies 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, including barbecue, burgers, soul food and more.

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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, and classic sides in a vibrant art deco room.

An upscale option offering steaks, chops, seafood, and classic sides in a vibrant art deco room.

Redmoor

East

Approximately 3.76 miles from your location

Redmoor

East

Approximately 3.76 miles from your location

The Redmoor is both music venue and event facility. The venue comes equipped with a stage for live performances and a respected chef for private dinners, weddings,... Read more

The Redmoor is both music venue and event facility. The venue comes equipped with a stage for live performances and a respected chef for private dinners, weddings, fundraisers, benefits, receptions or corporate events, all in a unique Art Deco setting.

Terrace Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 6.67 miles from your location

Terrace Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 6.67 miles from your location

More than just a place to rest your feet after a day at the museum, The Terrace Cafe at the Cincinnati Art Museum is a stand-alone experience featuring unique dishes and a... Read more

More than just a place to rest your feet after a day at the museum, The Terrace Cafe at the Cincinnati Art Museum is a stand-alone experience featuring unique dishes and a great ambience. The contemporary, stripped-down decor gives way to a view of the gorgeous Alice Bimel Courtyard (available seasonally for outdoor dining) and... Read More

Putz's Creamy Whip

West

Approximately 11.24 miles from your location
Putz's Creamy Whip

Putz's Creamy Whip

West

Approximately 11.24 miles from your location

Putz's has a rich tradition on the West Side of Cincinnati, as the family-owned business has been around since 1938. The walk-up ice-cream joint is located in an out-of-... Read more

Putz's has a rich tradition on the West Side of Cincinnati, as the family-owned business has been around since 1938. The walk-up ice-cream joint is located in an out-of-the-way spot near I-74 and Montana Avenue. But families flock to Putz's every summer because of their creamy ice cream, sundaes, milkshakes and more. The stand... Read More

The National Exemplar

East

Approximately 3.44 miles from your location

The National Exemplar

East

Approximately 3.44 miles from your location

Stylish eatery in the Best Western Mariemont Inn for American-style dishes, plus plates to share, wine, and craft beer.

Stylish eatery in the Best Western Mariemont Inn for American-style dishes, plus plates to share, wine, and craft beer.

Stadium Sports Bar & Grill

West

Approximately 37.42 miles from your location

Stadium Sports Bar & Grill

West

Approximately 37.42 miles from your location

Game on! Really the game is on over 30 high-definition TVs, and will be serving up an All-Star line-up of hand-tossed pizzas, smokehouse meats, juicy burgers, and an... Read more

Game on! Really the game is on over 30 high-definition TVs, and will be serving up an All-Star line-up of hand-tossed pizzas, smokehouse meats, juicy burgers, and an exhilarating game-day atmosphere. Top it off with 50 beers to choose from and it’s a whole new experience at Belterra. Located at Belterra Casino & Resort

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.

Deeper Roots Coffee

Uptown

Approximately 4.93 miles from your location

Deeper Roots Coffee

Uptown

Approximately 4.93 miles from your location

Deeper Roots Coffee is a wholesale coffee roaster focused on excellence in ethical sourcing and crafting of specialty coffees. You can even stop by the roasterie location... Read more

Deeper Roots Coffee is a wholesale coffee roaster focused on excellence in ethical sourcing and crafting of specialty coffees. You can even stop by the roasterie location for a tour (limited hours).

Maplewood Kitchen & Bar

North

Approximately 14.87 miles from your location

Maplewood Kitchen & Bar

North

Approximately 14.87 miles from your location

Spacious cafe for Californian cuisine for breakfast through dinner amid wooden tables & greenery. 

Spacious cafe for Californian cuisine for breakfast through dinner amid wooden tables & greenery. 

27 Bar + Kitchen

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.30 miles from your location

27 Bar + Kitchen

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.30 miles from your location

Local Farm to Table American Cuisine. Brunch. Dinner. Craft Cocktails. Craft Beer. Coffee. Espresso.

Local Farm to Table American Cuisine. Brunch. Dinner. Craft Cocktails. Craft Beer. Coffee. Espresso.

Mad Mike's Burgers and Fries

South > Southwest

Approximately 16.47 miles from your location

Mad Mike's Burgers and Fries

South > Southwest

Approximately 16.47 miles from your location

Locally-owned restaurant that's as good as the big guys. The fries are good, too. They serve two juicy 4-ounce patties with a wide variety of toppings, like the "Shroomin... Read more

Locally-owned restaurant that's as good as the big guys. The fries are good, too. They serve two juicy 4-ounce patties with a wide variety of toppings, like the "Shroomin" for $4.99, $5.99 or $7.99 if you go overboard with the Goliath.

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. 

Slatts

North

Approximately 9.32 miles from your location

Slatts

North

Approximately 9.32 miles from your location

This relaxed neighborhood pub serves a menu ranging from spicy chicken spring rolls to filet mignon.

This relaxed neighborhood pub serves a menu ranging from spicy chicken spring rolls to filet mignon.

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.

Ertel Cellars Winery

West

Approximately 44.85 miles from your location
Ertell Cellars

Ertel Cellars Winery

West

Approximately 44.85 miles from your location

Located on 200 acres of fertile soil of the Indiana rolling hills, Ertel Cellars Winery has maintained its own vineyard since 1999. After several years of selling the... Read more

Located on 200 acres of fertile soil of the Indiana rolling hills, Ertel Cellars Winery has maintained its own vineyard since 1999. After several years of selling the grapes to local wineries the Ertel family decided to open their own winery and restaurant in 2006. Nestled in the lush Indiana countryside, the winery produces... Read More

Drake's Florence

South

Approximately 15.88 miles from your location

Drake's Florence

South

Approximately 15.88 miles from your location

Eatery and bar serving craft beers, burgers, sushi & pub grub in a lively, contemporary space. 

Eatery and bar serving craft beers, burgers, sushi & pub grub in a lively, contemporary space. 

Mackenzie River Pizza, Grill & Pub

South

Approximately 11.99 miles from your location

Mackenzie River Pizza, Grill & Pub

South

Approximately 11.99 miles from your location

Pizza chain serving creative pies, sandwiches, beer & wine in a casual, rustic setting.

Pizza chain serving creative pies, sandwiches, beer & wine in a casual, rustic setting.

The Capital Grille

Uptown

Approximately 5.14 miles from your location

The Capital Grille

Uptown

Approximately 5.14 miles from your location

Upscale steakhouse chain offering classic Ameircan fare in a clubby, refined setting.

Upscale steakhouse chain offering classic Ameircan fare in a clubby, refined setting.

Zip's Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 3.73 miles from your location
Zip's Cafe (photo: Wendy Pramik)

Zip's Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 3.73 miles from your location

For more than eight decades, burgers have been what Zip's Cafe does best. Repeatedly hailed as the best in town, they're made from meat delivered daily from Cincinnati's... Read more

For more than eight decades, burgers have been what Zip's Cafe does best. Repeatedly hailed as the best in town, they're made from meat delivered daily from Cincinnati's Bleh-Avril and Sons Inc. Zip's is a genuine, venerable neighborhood bar that caters to a host of personalities, from sports teams to business professionals to... Read More

Tousey House Tavern

South > Southwest

Approximately 19.30 miles from your location

Tousey House Tavern

South > Southwest

Approximately 19.30 miles from your location

Traditional Southern cuisine served in elegant dining rooms in a circa-1822 building.

Traditional Southern cuisine served in elegant dining rooms in a circa-1822 building.

Marx Hot Bagels

North

Approximately 9.57 miles from your location

Marx Hot Bagels

North

Approximately 9.57 miles from your location

Kosher bagel shop offering dozens of types of bagels, sandwiches, and baked goods since 1969.

Kosher bagel shop offering dozens of types of bagels, sandwiches, and baked goods since 1969.

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.

Sleepy Bee Cafe

North

Approximately 9.28 miles from your location
Sleepy Bee Café

Sleepy Bee Cafe

North

Approximately 9.28 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!

Harmon's Barbecue

South

Approximately 9.63 miles from your location

Harmon's Barbecue

South

Approximately 9.63 miles from your location

BBQ joint serving wood-smoked meat as well as handmade sides and dessert. 

BBQ joint serving wood-smoked meat as well as handmade sides and dessert. 

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.

Sis's on Monmouth

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.21 miles from your location

Sis's on Monmouth

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.21 miles from your location

Sis's offers a full bar, fine dining, and great music. Live music Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and occasionally Sundays including Nashville stars!

Sis's offers a full bar, fine dining, and great music. Live music Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and occasionally Sundays including Nashville stars!

Red Roost Tavern

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location
Red Roost Tavern Bar

Red Roost Tavern

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

Fresh, locally sourced ingredients are the centerpiece of this brand new restaurant, poised at the heart of Cincinnati, in the center of downtown. Savor a carefully... Read more

Fresh, locally sourced ingredients are the centerpiece of this brand new restaurant, poised at the heart of Cincinnati, in the center of downtown. Savor a carefully crafted menu cultivated from the freshest local foods and satisfy your appetite for unique culinary surprises, from seasonal hummus and free-range chicken, to... Read More

Washington Platform Saloon and Restaurant

Downtown

Approximately 7.67 miles from your location

Washington Platform Saloon and Restaurant

Downtown

Approximately 7.67 miles from your location

Eclectic American dishes, plus an annual oyster festival & crab carnival, in a historic setting.

Eclectic American dishes, plus an annual oyster festival & crab carnival, in a historic setting.

Silver Spring House

North

Approximately 12.63 miles from your location

Silver Spring House

North

Approximately 12.63 miles from your location

This informal, long-running American eatery and bar features over 40 TVs and outdoor seating.

This informal, long-running American eatery and bar features over 40 TVs and outdoor seating.

Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers

West

Approximately 25.51 miles from your location

Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers

West

Approximately 25.51 miles from your location

Retro-style chain for steakburgers, hot dogs, and other fast-food staples, plus frozen custard. 

Retro-style chain for steakburgers, hot dogs, and other fast-food staples, plus frozen custard. 

Montgomery Inn

North

Approximately 9.16 miles from your location
Montgomery Inn

Montgomery Inn

North

Approximately 9.16 miles from your location

Veteran barbeque chain dishing up classic meat dishes in sauce, plus salad and seafood. Additional location: The Boathouse

Veteran barbeque chain dishing up classic meat dishes in sauce, plus salad and seafood. Additional location: The Boathouse

Vinoklet Winery and Restaurant

North

Approximately 18.25 miles from your location
Vinoklet Winery

Vinoklet Winery and Restaurant

North

Approximately 18.25 miles from your location

Watch the sunset from the winery gazebo, patio, or solarium dining room and you will see why Vinoklet is a unique dining experience. Join us for one of our many events -... Read more

Watch the sunset from the winery gazebo, patio, or solarium dining room and you will see why Vinoklet is a unique dining experience. Join us for one of our many events - there's something for everyone! Enjoy an all-you-can-eat spaghetti and meatballs buffet on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

The Sandbar

East

Approximately 2.92 miles from your location
The Sandbar

The Sandbar

East

Approximately 2.92 miles from your location

Bar food & beverages served at seasonal (March-Oct.) spot for playing beach volleyball & cornhole.

Bar food & beverages served at seasonal (March-Oct.) spot for playing beach volleyball & cornhole.

Buffalo Wild Wings

West

Approximately 13.05 miles from your location

Buffalo Wild Wings

West

Approximately 13.05 miles from your location

Wings. Beer. Sports. That's what you're gonna get here. There are plenty of food options (salads, burgers, etc ...), but wings are the thing with 14 different sauces,... Read more

Wings. Beer. Sports. That's what you're gonna get here. There are plenty of food options (salads, burgers, etc ...), but wings are the thing with 14 different sauces, including Asian Zing and Mango Habanero. There are a slew of big screens to watch games on. And there are some trivia and video games, too. This is good to know... Read More

Dixie Chili and Deli

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.33 miles from your location
Dixie Chili

Dixie Chili and Deli

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.33 miles from your location

Just like the name suggests, this is not your average chili joint. If you're not in the mood for a Coney or 6-Way (chili, spaghetti, beans, onions all topped with fresh... Read more

Just like the name suggests, this is not your average chili joint. If you're not in the mood for a Coney or 6-Way (chili, spaghetti, beans, onions all topped with fresh chopped garlic and cheese), you can order something from the deli. Popular choices include the egg salad sandwich or the Greek salad. Remember to save room for... Read More

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.

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.  

Flipdaddy's Burgers & Beer

East

Approximately 3.27 miles from your location

Flipdaddy's Burgers & Beer

East

Approximately 3.27 miles from your location

Gourmet burgers with global toppings and 60+ tap beers on a patio and in a modern dining room.

Gourmet burgers with global toppings and 60+ tap beers on a patio and in a modern dining room.

Epic Buffet

West

Approximately 25.15 miles from your location

Epic Buffet

West

Approximately 25.15 miles from your location

Epic Buffet features all your traditional favorite dishes including an all-you-can-eat seafood spread on Friday nights. Now also featuring ALL NEW carvery options on... Read more

Epic Buffet features all your traditional favorite dishes including an all-you-can-eat seafood spread on Friday nights. Now also featuring ALL NEW carvery options on Saturday nights and NEW brunch options on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Steak, seafood, down home cookin’, pasta salad, delicious desserts and so much more....... Read More

The Elusive Cow

South

Approximately 5.78 miles from your location

The Elusive Cow

South

Approximately 5.78 miles from your location

Classic menu items made with high-quality, locally sourced ingredients.

Classic menu items made with high-quality, locally sourced ingredients.

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

Sammy's Craft Burgers & Beers

North

Approximately 16.71 miles from your location

Sammy's Craft Burgers & Beers

North

Approximately 16.71 miles from your location

Casual sports-themed joint serving up gourmet burgers, hot dogs, and other pub grub, plus brews. 

Casual sports-themed joint serving up gourmet burgers, hot dogs, and other pub grub, plus brews. 

Log Cabin Inn

South > Southeast

Approximately 11.19 miles from your location

Log Cabin Inn

South > Southeast

Approximately 11.19 miles from your location

A trip to the Log Cabin Inn will make you feel like you've headed a few hundred miles farther south of its Covington location. The restaurant is located in a two-story... Read more

A trip to the Log Cabin Inn will make you feel like you've headed a few hundred miles farther south of its Covington location. The restaurant is located in a two-story cabin, where exposed logs, wooden beams and mismatched chairs and tables lend the diner a rustic feel. Log Cabin Inn serves up good old Southern steakhouse fare... Read More

Kitchen 1883

South

Approximately 18.31 miles from your location

Kitchen 1883

South

Approximately 18.31 miles from your location

A restaurant from the Kroger company offering a seasonal menu of new American comfort food serving brunch, lunch, and dinner.

A restaurant from the Kroger company offering a seasonal menu of new American comfort food serving brunch, lunch, and dinner.

Main Street Tavern

South

Approximately 7.71 miles from your location

Main Street Tavern

South

Approximately 7.71 miles from your location

Neighborhood establishment serving upscale bar food with a southern accent and craft cocktails. 

Neighborhood establishment serving upscale bar food with a southern accent and craft cocktails. 

Diane's Restaurant

West

Approximately 13.14 miles from your location

Diane's Restaurant

West

Approximately 13.14 miles from your location

Al and Diane East have been serving quality food with a side of friendly service in Cincinnati for thirty years. At their current location for 13 years, they embrace the... Read more

Al and Diane East have been serving quality food with a side of friendly service in Cincinnati for thirty years. At their current location for 13 years, they embrace the family atmosphere, where their son Dana is the daily operational manager. You'll see all three of them going between the kitchen and the dining room, ensuring... Read More

Butterbee's Neighborhood Grill

East

Approximately 24.84 miles from your location

Butterbee's Neighborhood Grill

East

Approximately 24.84 miles from your location

Sports-themed American restaurant. The menu at Butterbee's offers a variety of the traditional American eatery: wings or tenders with a choice of six sauces, burgers,... Read more

Sports-themed American restaurant. The menu at Butterbee's offers a variety of the traditional American eatery: wings or tenders with a choice of six sauces, burgers, steaks, sandwiches and salads. The menu carries the sports theme through and through: the appetizers are "The Starting Line-up," the burgers are "Grand Slam...... Read More

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