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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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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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The Hamilton

North

Approximately 9.86 miles from your location

The Hamilton

North

Approximately 9.86 miles from your location

Wine bar and restaurant located in Northside.

Wine bar and restaurant located in Northside.

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The Gruff

South

Approximately 7.18 miles from your location
The Gruff

The Gruff

South

Approximately 7.18 miles from your location

Neapolitan-style pies, sandwiches, and craft brews round out the menu at this minimalist, airy outpost.

Neapolitan-style pies, sandwiches, and craft brews round out the menu at this minimalist, airy outpost.

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The Pony OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location
The Pony OTR

The Pony OTR

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location

Neighborhood bar with great food and drinks, games, and overall fun times.

Neighborhood bar with great food and drinks, games, and overall fun times.

Alabama Que

Uptown

Approximately 7.62 miles from your location

Alabama Que

Uptown

Approximately 7.62 miles from your location

Alabama-Q specializes in all things barbecue. The Pulled Pork Loin, Pulled Chicken Breast and Pulled Beef Brisket are smoked for hours. Meats are not boiled or baked, they... Read more

Alabama-Q specializes in all things barbecue. The Pulled Pork Loin, Pulled Chicken Breast and Pulled Beef Brisket are smoked for hours. Meats are not boiled or baked, they use the famous slow-smoked method here. The dry rub is passed down from several generations and the barbecue sauce brings in the crowd. There is a wide...... Read More

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Chandler's on Market

Southeast

Approximately 45.16 miles from your location

Chandler's on Market

Southeast

Approximately 45.16 miles from your location

Chandler's Restaurant is located in historic downtown Maysville and features an elegant dining atmosphere. Part of The B-Line. Click here to learn more.  

Chandler's Restaurant is located in historic downtown Maysville and features an elegant dining atmosphere. Part of The B-Line. Click here to learn more.  

Bard's Burgers & Chili

South

Approximately 7.63 miles from your location

Bard's Burgers & Chili

South

Approximately 7.63 miles from your location

Fast-food joint serving burgers, chili, and sides in a colorful, straightforward space. 

Fast-food joint serving burgers, chili, and sides in a colorful, straightforward space. 

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Butterbee's Neighborhood Grill

East

Approximately 4.30 miles from your location

Butterbee's Neighborhood Grill

East

Approximately 4.30 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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Buffalo Wings & Rings

South

Approximately 11.93 miles from your location

Buffalo Wings & Rings

South

Approximately 11.93 miles from your location

Modern sports bar with a wide range of wing flavors, plus other pub eats & kids' deals. 

Modern sports bar with a wide range of wing flavors, plus other pub eats & kids' deals. 

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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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. 

Stadium Sports Bar & Grill

East

Approximately 3.58 miles from your location
Stadium Sports Bar & Grill

Stadium Sports Bar & Grill

East

Approximately 3.58 miles from your location

Over 50 HDTV's ensure you'll never miss a single second of action. Whether you’re a loyal Bengals fan, a dedicated Reds fan, or you just love all the sports in... Read more

Over 50 HDTV's ensure you'll never miss a single second of action. Whether you’re a loyal Bengals fan, a dedicated Reds fan, or you just love all the sports in Cincinnati and around the country, you can watch them all at Stadium.   With 32 beers on tap and even more bottled by local breweries you can drink like a champ. With... Read More

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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.

Tom + Chee

North

Approximately 16.06 miles from your location
Tom + Chee

Tom + Chee

North

Approximately 16.06 miles from your location

Grilled CHEEse & TOMato soup for the kid at heart, mixing classic comfort food with varied ingredients, healthy alternatives, and exciting combinations.

Grilled CHEEse & TOMato soup for the kid at heart, mixing classic comfort food with varied ingredients, healthy alternatives, and exciting combinations.

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Ladder 19

Uptown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

Ladder 19

Uptown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

Firehouse-themed bar with ample beers & Fireball whiskey on tap, gastropub eats, games, and a patio.

Firehouse-themed bar with ample beers & Fireball whiskey on tap, gastropub eats, games, and a patio.

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Grand Finale Restaurant

North

Approximately 13.18 miles from your location

Grand Finale Restaurant

North

Approximately 13.18 miles from your location

Crepes, steaks, seafood, and lots of desserts are offered in a quaint, old-world setting.

Crepes, steaks, seafood, and lots of desserts are offered in a quaint, old-world setting.

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Frisch's Big Boy

East

Approximately 11.96 miles from your location

Frisch's Big Boy

East

Approximately 11.96 miles from your location

Frisch's originated in Cincinnati in 1905, and their famous double-decker Big Boy sandwich was born in 1946. Likewise, Frisch's has been a local favorite for many years,... Read more

Frisch's originated in Cincinnati in 1905, and their famous double-decker Big Boy sandwich was born in 1946. Likewise, Frisch's has been a local favorite for many years, with staples like the breakfast and salad bars, specialty tartar sauce and pumpkin pie. Try a fish sandwich for dinner, a Cherry Coke to drink and top it off... Read More

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Ludlow Bromley Yacht Club

South > Riverfront

Approximately 9.95 miles from your location

Ludlow Bromley Yacht Club

South > Riverfront

Approximately 9.95 miles from your location

Feed all five senses at the Ludlow Bromley Yacht Club. Watch the sun set over the Ohio River. Dock your boat at the marina. For the uninitiated, LBYC is a totally laid-... Read more

Feed all five senses at the Ludlow Bromley Yacht Club. Watch the sun set over the Ohio River. Dock your boat at the marina. For the uninitiated, LBYC is a totally laid-back outdoor bar on the Ohio River that serves beer in cans and only takes cash. It caters to both the moneyed and the mulleted. Each weeknight, it has a... Read... Read More

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Bear Claw Cafe

North

Approximately 18.65 miles from your location

Bear Claw Cafe

North

Approximately 18.65 miles from your location

The Bear Claw Cafe is located within The Great Wolf Lodge. It is a bakery that is loaded with many gourmet pastries. It even has sandwiches for lunch. The entire lodge has... Read more

The Bear Claw Cafe is located within The Great Wolf Lodge. It is a bakery that is loaded with many gourmet pastries. It even has sandwiches for lunch. The entire lodge has Wi-fi. The Bear Claw is for those visiting Great Wolf but also for anyone who feels like stopping by.

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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J. Alexander's

Uptown

Approximately 5.14 miles from your location

J. Alexander's

Uptown

Approximately 5.14 miles from your location

This elegantly designed steakhouse inside the Rookwood Commons shopping center prides itself on upscale, yet casual dining with an air of professionalism throughout. It's... Read more

This elegantly designed steakhouse inside the Rookwood Commons shopping center prides itself on upscale, yet casual dining with an air of professionalism throughout. It's contemporary in design and cuisine, which makes for a nice evening after a long day of shopping. Make sure to sit on the patio if it's a nice day.

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Commonwealth Bistro

South

Approximately 7.71 miles from your location

Commonwealth Bistro

South

Approximately 7.71 miles from your location

Located in Covington's MainStrasse neighborhood, this bistro features Kentucky-style dinner and weekend brunch made with locally sourced ingredients.

Located in Covington's MainStrasse neighborhood, this bistro features Kentucky-style dinner and weekend brunch made with locally sourced ingredients.

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Applebee's

West

Approximately 12.62 miles from your location

Applebee's

West

Approximately 12.62 miles from your location

It's no question there is great food at your neighborhood Applebee's. The restaurant has an incredible daily happy hour, so you can save some cash on the tasty appetizers... Read more

It's no question there is great food at your neighborhood Applebee's. The restaurant has an incredible daily happy hour, so you can save some cash on the tasty appetizers and the 20 ounce glasses of beer. While you're eating and drinking, you might even get a history lesson-most walls are lined with pop culture memorabilia... Read More

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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.

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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Smokin' This and That BBQ

South

Approximately 16.65 miles from your location

Smokin' This and That BBQ

South

Approximately 16.65 miles from your location

Unassuming outfit with a large, patriotically decorated dining room & classic BBQ like ribs & wings.

Unassuming outfit with a large, patriotically decorated dining room & classic BBQ like ribs & wings.

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Bonefish Grill

South > Southwest

Approximately 11.24 miles from your location

Bonefish Grill

South > Southwest

Approximately 11.24 miles from your location

Contemporary grill chain offering a seafood-centric menu, plus steaks and cocktails.

Contemporary grill chain offering a seafood-centric menu, plus steaks and cocktails.

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Greyhound Tavern

South > Southwest

Approximately 10.83 miles from your location

Greyhound Tavern

South > Southwest

Approximately 10.83 miles from your location

Colonial-style eatery serving down-home American comfort food in rustic, family-friendly digs.

Colonial-style eatery serving down-home American comfort food in rustic, family-friendly digs.

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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.

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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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

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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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City Barbeque

East

Approximately 5.91 miles from your location

City Barbeque

East

Approximately 5.91 miles from your location

What originally started as a barbecue competition team turned into this Ohio-owned-and-operated City Barbeque restaurant. The menu items are not just confined to one... Read more

What originally started as a barbecue competition team turned into this Ohio-owned-and-operated City Barbeque restaurant. The menu items are not just confined to one region of the country, though. The restaurant draws from Carolina, Memphis, Texas and Kansas City styles of barbecue. At this location, there is a small patio...... Read More

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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

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Blue Goose Sports Cafe

North

Approximately 12.17 miles from your location

Blue Goose Sports Cafe

North

Approximately 12.17 miles from your location

Casual sports bar & restaurant offering American comfort fare, big-screen TVs, and Sunday brunch.

Casual sports bar & restaurant offering American comfort fare, big-screen TVs, and Sunday brunch.

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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

Richards Pizza

North

Approximately 27.07 miles from your location

Richards Pizza

North

Approximately 27.07 miles from your location

Local chain serving pizzas, calzones, steak sandwiches, and pasta in a casual setting since 1955. 

Local chain serving pizzas, calzones, steak sandwiches, and pasta in a casual setting since 1955. 

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Brick Street

North

Approximately 34.71 miles from your location

Brick Street

North

Approximately 34.71 miles from your location

Hangout for live music, karaoke, and sports on TV with bar food, drink specials, and an outdoor patio.

Hangout for live music, karaoke, and sports on TV with bar food, drink specials, and an outdoor patio.

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Mt. Adams Bar and Grill

Downtown

Approximately 6.63 miles from your location

Mt. Adams Bar and Grill

Downtown

Approximately 6.63 miles from your location

Landmark turning out burgers and other bar fare in a comfy setting with a warm, vintage feel.

Landmark turning out burgers and other bar fare in a comfy setting with a warm, vintage feel.

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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

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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.

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Molly Malone's Irish Pub and Restaurant

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.18 miles from your location

Molly Malone's Irish Pub and Restaurant

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.18 miles from your location

Classic pub fare and lots of beers amid live music and game-watching.

Molly Malone's is an authentic Irish-owned and operated restaurant and pub located in Covington, KY, across the river from Paul Brown Stadium and Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. Enjoy great food, 28 craft and import beers on tap and a large selection of Irish, Scotch & local whiskey. Open seven days a week for lunch... Read More

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Fond: Lunch & Deli

North

Approximately 11.36 miles from your location

Fond: Lunch & Deli

North

Approximately 11.36 miles from your location

Locally and organically sourced deli serving ready-made lunches.

Locally and organically sourced deli serving ready-made lunches.

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Foster's At The Troubadour

North

Approximately 14.34 miles from your location

Foster's At The Troubadour

North

Approximately 14.34 miles from your location

Grab a bite to eat, have a coffee, and listen to music at newly opened Foster's at the Troubadour. 

Grab a bite to eat, have a coffee, and listen to music at newly opened Foster's at the Troubadour. 

Anderson Pub & Grill

East

Approximately 2.80 miles from your location

Anderson Pub & Grill

East

Approximately 2.80 miles from your location

A spacious pub serving beer, wine & casual American eats in a colorful setting with an outdoor patio.

A spacious pub serving beer, wine & casual American eats in a colorful setting with an outdoor patio.

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Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers

East

Approximately 9.22 miles from your location

Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers

East

Approximately 9.22 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. 

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