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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 (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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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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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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Brothers Bar & Grill

South

Approximately 6.52 miles from your location

Brothers Bar & Grill

South

Approximately 6.52 miles from your location

Offering American bar comfort food as well as great specials daily.

Offering American bar comfort food as well as great specials daily.

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dilly bistro bar and bottle shop

East

Approximately 3.41 miles from your location

dilly bistro bar and bottle shop

East

Approximately 3.41 miles from your location

A fixture in Mariemont for years, Dilly is the perfect spot to enjoy a cozy meal or try a sampling of wines. Their menu includes small plates like grilled asparagus and... Read more

A fixture in Mariemont for years, Dilly is the perfect spot to enjoy a cozy meal or try a sampling of wines. Their menu includes small plates like grilled asparagus and Maryland style crab cakes, while the dinner menu includes an array of gourmet salads, homestyle pork ribs, Chilean sea bass and vegetarian sandwiches. The wine... Read More

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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

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Pies & Pints

North

Approximately 19.03 miles from your location

Pies & Pints

North

Approximately 19.03 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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Cactus Pear

Uptown

Approximately 7.93 miles from your location

Cactus Pear

Uptown

Approximately 7.93 miles from your location

Margaritas and the freshly made salsa make Cactus Pear one of the favorite Mexican restaurants in town. It can get pricey, but the authentic cuisine makes it a great place... Read more

Margaritas and the freshly made salsa make Cactus Pear one of the favorite Mexican restaurants in town. It can get pricey, but the authentic cuisine makes it a great place to hang out with friends and grab some drinks and chips and salsa. This location attracts more than just the nearby University of Cincinnati students.

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Nosh

West

Approximately 37.42 miles from your location

Nosh

West

Approximately 37.42 miles from your location

Delicious handmade sandwiches and a variety of snacks. Located at Belterra Casino & Resort

Delicious handmade sandwiches and a variety of snacks. Located at Belterra Casino & Resort

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The Double J Cafe

North

Approximately 11.31 miles from your location

The Double J Cafe

North

Approximately 11.31 miles from your location

Enjoy a great meal at a great price. Try menu items that include delcious BBQ, Sandwiches, and more! 

Enjoy a great meal at a great price. Try menu items that include delcious BBQ, Sandwiches, and 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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Manor House Restaurant

North

Approximately 14.03 miles from your location

Manor House Restaurant

North

Approximately 14.03 miles from your location

Located in Springdale on the campus of Maple Knoll Village, the Manor House Restaurants is open six days a week serving lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch.

Located in Springdale on the campus of Maple Knoll Village, the Manor House Restaurants is open six days a week serving lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch.

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Incline Public House

West

Approximately 9.76 miles from your location
Incline Public House, burger

Incline Public House

West

Approximately 9.76 miles from your location

The dining room of this West Side restaurant features panoramic views of the Ohio River and Downtown Cincinnati. Weather permitting, the 1,400 square foot deck seats 60... Read more

The dining room of this West Side restaurant features panoramic views of the Ohio River and Downtown Cincinnati. Weather permitting, the 1,400 square foot deck seats 60 people. The kitchen utilizes both the in-house smoker and brick oven with a focus on gourmet sandwiches, pizzas and salads. The bar includes craft beer... Read... Read More

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The View at Shires' Garden

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location
The View at Shires (photo: Stuart MacKenzie)

The View at Shires' Garden

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Standing high above the city on the 10th floor of the City Club Apartments, at 309 Vine Street; resurrected from the history that has stood here before our time, The View... Read more

Standing high above the city on the 10th floor of the City Club Apartments, at 309 Vine Street; resurrected from the history that has stood here before our time, The View at Shires’ Garden is inspired by the first amusement resort in this part of the country, Shires’ Garden.   This beautiful restaurant and amazing outdoor patio... Read More

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Sitwells

Uptown

Approximately 8.47 miles from your location

Sitwells

Uptown

Approximately 8.47 miles from your location

This coffeehouse-meets-bar attracts quite the creative crowd. Poets, musicians, artists, scholars and teachers all find solace in the comfy cafe which often doubles as... Read more

This coffeehouse-meets-bar attracts quite the creative crowd. Poets, musicians, artists, scholars and teachers all find solace in the comfy cafe which often doubles as their workspace. For those feeling a bit less studious, Sitwells has a number of ways to pass the time -- show off your backgammon skills, listen in on a poetry... Read More

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Bake's Place

Downtown

Approximately 630.12 miles from your location

Bake's Place

Downtown

Approximately 630.12 miles from your location

Sandwiches, soups and salads are key to a quick yet nutritional lunch or dinner. If you're downtown, head to Bake's Place for hot or cold sandwiches, salads, homemade... Read more

Sandwiches, soups and salads are key to a quick yet nutritional lunch or dinner. If you're downtown, head to Bake's Place for hot or cold sandwiches, salads, homemade soups and breakfast items like bagels, pastries and croissants. Call ahead to save time.

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BrewRiver Creole Kitchen

East

Approximately 2.84 miles from your location

BrewRiver Creole Kitchen

East

Approximately 2.84 miles from your location

Newly opened and revived from the creators of BrewRiver Gastropub, BrewRiver Creole Kitchen is taking the heart of creole cooking and bringing it to the Queen City!... Read more

Newly opened and revived from the creators of BrewRiver Gastropub, BrewRiver Creole Kitchen is taking the heart of creole cooking and bringing it to the Queen City! BrewRiver is your destination for New Orleans-inspired cuisine, assorted ilbations, and live music! 

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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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Basil's On Market

North

Approximately 17.97 miles from your location

Basil's On Market

North

Approximately 17.97 miles from your location

Upscale bistro with affordable American fare. 

Upscale bistro with affordable American fare. 

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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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Sorrento's Restaurant & Lounge

North

Approximately 9.33 miles from your location

Sorrento's Restaurant & Lounge

North

Approximately 9.33 miles from your location

One of the few piano bars in Cincinnati, Sorrento's offers live entertainment seven nights a week. For over 46 years this has been the place to enjoy great food and... Read more

One of the few piano bars in Cincinnati, Sorrento's offers live entertainment seven nights a week. For over 46 years this has been the place to enjoy great food and live music. There is room for you and a dozen of your closest friends to sing along at the grand piano! This is also the perfect place for private parties in their... Read More

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Muse in Mt. Lookout

Uptown

Approximately 3.71 miles from your location

Muse in Mt. Lookout

Uptown

Approximately 3.71 miles from your location

Hip New American kitchen for imaginative tasting menus using local ingredients, plus cocktails. Wednesday-Friday 11:00am-4:00pm, 5:00pm-10:00pm;Saturday and Sunday 9:00am-... Read more

Hip New American kitchen for imaginative tasting menus using local ingredients, plus cocktails. Wednesday-Friday 11:00am-4:00pm, 5:00pm-10:00pm;Saturday and Sunday 9:00am-4:00pm, 5:00pm-10:00pm  

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Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers

Uptown

Approximately 3.84 miles from your location

Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers

Uptown

Approximately 3.84 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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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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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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Mad Mike's Burgers and Fries

North

Approximately 14.42 miles from your location

Mad Mike's Burgers and Fries

North

Approximately 14.42 miles from your location

Mad Mike's serves the same menu of burgers, chicken, fries and the like as the other three restaurants (two are in Florence; one is in Newport). Popular options include... Read more

Mad Mike's serves the same menu of burgers, chicken, fries and the like as the other three restaurants (two are in Florence; one is in Newport). Popular options include the Hawaii Five-0 burger, with caramelized pineapple, beer battered onion strings, BBQ, American cheese and bacon.

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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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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

Takeaway Deli and Grocery

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location

Takeaway Deli and Grocery

Downtown

Approximately 7.41 miles from your location

Local grocery store offering deli sandwiches.

Local grocery store offering deli sandwiches.

Logan's Roadhouse

North

Approximately 16.38 miles from your location

Logan's Roadhouse

North

Approximately 16.38 miles from your location

Peanut shells litter the floor of this restaurant -its ok, they're supposed to. At Logan's, you are encouraged to break open your nuts and throw the shells... Read more

Peanut shells litter the floor of this restaurant -its ok, they're supposed to. At Logan's, you are encouraged to break open your nuts and throw the shells anywhere, as long as you don't hit anyone in the eye. The atmosphere is fun and high-energy, topped off by a free jukebox playing your song ... only there may be a bit of a... Read More

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Caffe Barista & Deli

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location

Caffe Barista & Deli

Downtown

Approximately 7.61 miles from your location

Enjoy daily lunch specials on sandwiches, pizza and other American classics. Grab grocery items such as specialty meats, dairy products, beer & wine, and even fresh... Read more

Enjoy daily lunch specials on sandwiches, pizza and other American classics. Grab grocery items such as specialty meats, dairy products, beer & wine, and even fresh vegetables. 

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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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Sleepy Bee Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 4.95 miles from your location
Sleepy Bee Café

Sleepy Bee Cafe

Uptown

Approximately 4.95 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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Smoke Justis

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.19 miles from your location

Smoke Justis

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.19 miles from your location

New Sports Bar in the Roebling Point District of Covington, Kentucky featuring smoked meats, whiskey, craft beer, live music and arcade games.

New Sports Bar in the Roebling Point District of Covington, Kentucky featuring smoked meats, whiskey, craft beer, live music and arcade games.

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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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