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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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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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The Precinct

Uptown

Approximately 3.77 miles from your location
Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse (photo: Wendy Pramik)

The Precinct

Uptown

Approximately 3.77 miles from your location

Jeff Ruby's Precinct is the first & original of the Ruby family, opened in 1981. It has been voted "THE BEST" by the people of Cincinnati for many years. Offering a... Read more

Jeff Ruby's Precinct is the first & original of the Ruby family, opened in 1981. It has been voted "THE BEST" by the people of Cincinnati for many years. Offering a main dining room, bar, patio & 3 private spaces for 10-90. Menu items include pan-roasted grouper, wood-grilled swordfish, great salads, appetizers like pan... 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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Stone Creek Dining Company

North

Approximately 9.09 miles from your location
Moerlein Lager House

Stone Creek Dining Company

North

Approximately 9.09 miles from your location

Stylish surroundings compliment an American menu of uspcale fare including crab cakes, steaks, and pasta.

Stylish surroundings compliment an American menu of uspcale fare including crab cakes, steaks, and pasta.

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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 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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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.

Talis Southern Bar & Grill

North

Approximately 18.95 miles from your location

Talis Southern Bar & Grill

North

Approximately 18.95 miles from your location

A premier bar and restaurant in Mason Ohio. 

A premier bar and restaurant in Mason Ohio. 

Stephens Old Village Restaurant

West

Approximately 13.02 miles from your location

Stephens Old Village Restaurant

West

Approximately 13.02 miles from your location

Stephens Old Village Restaurant offers homestyle American food, kind of like your grandma used to make. Dig into grilled pork chops, open-face rost beef, ribeye steaks,... Read more

Stephens Old Village Restaurant offers homestyle American food, kind of like your grandma used to make. Dig into grilled pork chops, open-face rost beef, ribeye steaks, the shrimp dinner or fish and chips.

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Reality Tuesday Cafe

South > Southwest

Approximately 8.55 miles from your location
Reality Tuesday (photo: Erin Woiteshek)

Reality Tuesday Cafe

South > Southwest

Approximately 8.55 miles from your location

There's no need to rush at Reality Tuesday Cafe; this independent cafe in Park Hills is a place to sit back and relax. Grab a cup of joe and build your own breakfast... Read more

There's no need to rush at Reality Tuesday Cafe; this independent cafe in Park Hills is a place to sit back and relax. Grab a cup of joe and build your own breakfast sandwich--on a bagel, English muffin or pita bread. All pastries--donuts, muffins and scones--are handmade fresh daily. Try one of Reality's homemade sandwiches... Read More

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Skyline Chili

Downtown

Approximately 7.45 miles from your location
Skyline Chili coney and 3-way (photo: Skyline Chili)

Skyline Chili

Downtown

Approximately 7.45 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... 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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Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers

North

Approximately 12.05 miles from your location

Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers

North

Approximately 12.05 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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Libby's Southern Comfort

South

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location
Libby's Southern Comfort (photo: Abby Davidson)

Libby's Southern Comfort

South

Approximately 7.37 miles from your location

Check out NKY's newest restaurant that plays homage to great southern cuisine and refreshing cocktails! Located in the heart of the Duveneck Square, you can enjoy a casual... Read more

Check out NKY's newest restaurant that plays homage to great southern cuisine and refreshing cocktails! Located in the heart of the Duveneck Square, you can enjoy a casual bar/eatery located in the historic home of Dixie Wholesale Grocery.  Try many dishes like their special-recipe fried chicken, oysters on the half shell,...... Read More

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Tano Bistro-Loveland

East

Approximately 13.43 miles from your location

Tano Bistro-Loveland

East

Approximately 13.43 miles from your location

Tano Bistro is a newly renovated contemporary bistro, highlighting fresh ingredients with a menu that changes with the seasons. Gaetano Williams is the chef and owner. He... Read more

Tano Bistro is a newly renovated contemporary bistro, highlighting fresh ingredients with a menu that changes with the seasons. Gaetano Williams is the chef and owner. He was most recently executive chef at McCormick and Schmick's, Downtown, and he has a long history in the restaurant business; he says this is his 31st... Read... Read More

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Dixie Chili and Deli

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.28 miles from your location
Dixie Chili 3-Way (photo: CincinnatiUSA.com)

Dixie Chili and Deli

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.28 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... 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

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Tom + Chee

East

Approximately 2.04 miles from your location

Tom + Chee

East

Approximately 2.04 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.

Trinity Irish Pub

North

Approximately 16.25 miles from your location

Trinity Irish Pub

North

Approximately 16.25 miles from your location

Irish/American pub has over 20 beers on tap, and food from casual pub grub to upscale entrees. Entrees include Guinness-batter-dipped fish and chips, specialty burgers,... Read more

Irish/American pub has over 20 beers on tap, and food from casual pub grub to upscale entrees. Entrees include Guinness-batter-dipped fish and chips, specialty burgers, corned beef and cabbage. Steaks come from an open wood grill, and the flatbreads from a wood-burning brick oven. Enjy live music Wednesday-Saturday, and Trivia... Read More

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Wingstop

West

Approximately 13.66 miles from your location

Wingstop

West

Approximately 13.66 miles from your location

A made-to-order chicken restaurant.

A made-to-order chicken restaurant.

Silver Grove Dari-Bar

South > Southeast

Approximately 4.21 miles from your location
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Buffalo Wings & Rings

North

Approximately 18.62 miles from your location

Buffalo Wings & Rings

North

Approximately 18.62 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. 

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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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Brixx Wood Fired Pizza

North

Approximately 14.34 miles from your location
Brixx(photo:Barrel Vault Group)

Brixx Wood Fired Pizza

North

Approximately 14.34 miles from your location

Wood Fired Pizzas and Craft Beer are perfectly paired in this laid back, casual dining restaurant - with a warm and fresh design, accented by locally reclaimed barnwood,... Read more

Wood Fired Pizzas and Craft Beer are perfectly paired in this laid back, casual dining restaurant - with a warm and fresh design, accented by locally reclaimed barnwood, brick walls and a large landscaped patio. Brixx is a specialty pizza spot known for their wood fired creations of not only pizza, but also wings and appetizers... Read More

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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.

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Bay Horse Cafe and Roadhouse

Downtown

Approximately 7.29 miles from your location

Bay Horse Cafe and Roadhouse

Downtown

Approximately 7.29 miles from your location

The Bay Horse Cafe is a bar, cafe, and hotel located near the Aronoff Center in Downtown Cincinnati. Experience the turn of the 20th century in downtown Cincinnati with... Read more

The Bay Horse Cafe is a bar, cafe, and hotel located near the Aronoff Center in Downtown Cincinnati. Experience the turn of the 20th century in downtown Cincinnati with specialty cocktails, beers on draft, and an interesting history.

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Latitudes Beechmont

East

Approximately 2.09 miles from your location

Latitudes Beechmont

East

Approximately 2.09 miles from your location

Latitudes Restaurant and Martini Bar reopened in their new spot in Anderson Town Center. It's tapas-style approach to dining brings loyal customers back time and time... Read more

Latitudes Restaurant and Martini Bar reopened in their new spot in Anderson Town Center. It's tapas-style approach to dining brings loyal customers back time and time again. Maybe it's pan-seared crab cakes with tarragon, lemon and roasted pepper aioli. Or perhaps your taste leans toward fried Yukon Gold potatoes with honey...... Read More

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Frisch's Big Boy

North

Approximately 23.31 miles from your location

Frisch's Big Boy

North

Approximately 23.31 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

Fesslers Legendary Pizza and Hoagies

South

Approximately 5.86 miles from your location

Fesslers Legendary Pizza and Hoagies

South

Approximately 5.86 miles from your location

Family-owned and operate pizza place offering casual family dining, carryout, and delivery.

Family-owned and operate pizza place offering casual family dining, carryout, and delivery.

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Kyoto

North

Approximately 13.91 miles from your location

Kyoto

North

Approximately 13.91 miles from your location

Named after the former imperial city of Japan, Kyoto specializes in sushi and other Japanese dishes that have won awards at Taste of Cincinnati and Taste of Blue Ash.... Read more

Named after the former imperial city of Japan, Kyoto specializes in sushi and other Japanese dishes that have won awards at Taste of Cincinnati and Taste of Blue Ash. Shipments of fresh fish arrive several times weekly, and the happy hour roll, made with shrimp tempura and spicy tuna, is a customer favorite. The menu also...... Read More

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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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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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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!

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Talon Tavern

East

Approximately 9.27 miles from your location

Talon Tavern

East

Approximately 9.27 miles from your location

Formerly McNamara's Irish Pub. Features live music and a menu featuring homemade soups, pizzas, sandwiches and more.

Formerly McNamara's Irish Pub. Features live music and a menu featuring homemade soups, pizzas, sandwiches and more.

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. 

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Lucius Q

Downtown

Approximately 7.22 miles from your location

Lucius Q

Downtown

Approximately 7.22 miles from your location

Laid back neighborhood establishment serving smoked meats, simple sides, and craft beers & spirits. 

Laid back neighborhood establishment serving smoked meats, simple sides, and craft beers & spirits. 

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.

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Nation Kitchen and Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location
Whiskey Bacon Burger at Nation Kitchen and Bar (photo: Thadd Fiala)

Nation Kitchen and Bar

Downtown

Approximately 7.21 miles from your location

Rustic-chic place with a large beer menu, craft cocktails, gourmet burgers, and creative potato sides.

Rustic-chic place with a large beer menu, craft cocktails, gourmet burgers, and creative potato sides.

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