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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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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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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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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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Blackbird Eatery

Uptown

Approximately 5.28 miles from your location

Blackbird Eatery

Uptown

Approximately 5.28 miles from your location

Local eatery serving casual new American cuisine along with wine, draft beer, and cocktails. 

Local eatery serving casual new American cuisine along with wine, draft beer, and cocktails. 

Locklands Family Diner

North

Approximately 9.86 miles from your location

Locklands Family Diner

North

Approximately 9.86 miles from your location

A menu with an array of choices for great prices. Enjoy dishes like baked meatload, fish platters, burgers, and more! 

A menu with an array of choices for great prices. Enjoy dishes like baked meatload, fish platters, burgers, and more! 

Ingredients

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Ingredients

Downtown

Approximately 7.39 miles from your location

Breakfast & lunch counter for made-to-order American cafe bites in a relaxed space with free Wi-Fi.

Breakfast & lunch counter for made-to-order American cafe bites in a relaxed space with free Wi-Fi.

Cock & Bull Public House

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.69 miles from your location

Cock & Bull Public House

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.69 miles from your location

Cock and Bull in MainStrasse serves as a restaurant by day, where you can sit outside on the sidewalk with a view of the Goose Girl Fountain, and handles the neighborhood... Read more

Cock and Bull in MainStrasse serves as a restaurant by day, where you can sit outside on the sidewalk with a view of the Goose Girl Fountain, and handles the neighborhood bar crowd by night. The pub offers a sweeping drink selection--50 draft selections of beer alone--along with fish 'n' chips, burgers (including the black bean... 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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Maplewood Kitchen & Bar

North

Approximately 14.87 miles from your location
Maplewood (photo: Thunderdome Restaurant Group)

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. 

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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

Cove Food Park

East

Approximately 2.87 miles from your location

Cove Food Park

East

Approximately 2.87 miles from your location

Come to one place for all of your Food Truck cravings! Head to the East End where you will find an abundance of local Food Trucks ready to serve up your favorite dish or... Read more

Come to one place for all of your Food Truck cravings! Head to the East End where you will find an abundance of local Food Trucks ready to serve up your favorite dish or try something brand new! Live music and a bar will be available for your enjoyment as well! Check their website for who will be serving up their fare and who... Read More

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Fox and Hound Pub & Grille

North

Approximately 15.25 miles from your location

Fox and Hound Pub & Grille

North

Approximately 15.25 miles from your location

Enjoy burgers, flatbreads, cocktails, and more in a sports bar setting.

Enjoy burgers, flatbreads, cocktails, and more in a sports bar setting.

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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. 

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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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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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Mck's Chicks

South

Approximately 7.32 miles from your location

Mck's Chicks

South

Approximately 7.32 miles from your location

McK's Chicks is a family-friendly restaurant bringing high-quality BBQ to the downtown Kentucky community. We use the best ingredients and provide a great atmosphere -... Read more

McK's Chicks is a family-friendly restaurant bringing high-quality BBQ to the downtown Kentucky community. We use the best ingredients and provide a great atmosphere - perfect for everyone who likes good flavors and smoked meats. 

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1215 Wine Bar and Coffee Lab

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location
1215 Wine Bar

1215 Wine Bar and Coffee Lab

Downtown

Approximately 7.56 miles from your location

The emphasis is on coffee and wine appreciation and connoisseurship, with enough food served to go with the drinks.  Dinnertime means cheese and meat plates, a... Read more

The emphasis is on coffee and wine appreciation and connoisseurship, with enough food served to go with the drinks.  Dinnertime means cheese and meat plates, a different one for each wine flight, and lunch is the ingredients of those cheese and meat plates turned into sandwiches. Lots of wine tastings, wine flights and coffee... Read More

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Blinkers Tavern

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.14 miles from your location
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Blinkers Tavern

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.14 miles from your location

Cozy choice for steaks, seafood, burgers, and pasta with a happy hour scene and two outdoor patios.

Cozy choice for steaks, seafood, burgers, and pasta with a happy hour scene and two outdoor patios.

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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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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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Otto's

South

Approximately 7.70 miles from your location
Otto's

Otto's

South

Approximately 7.70 miles from your location

Intimate, refined American bistro known for its fried green tomatoes and Sunday brunch.

Intimate, refined American bistro known for its fried green tomatoes and Sunday brunch.

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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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Swampwater Grill

East

Approximately 3.59 miles from your location

Swampwater Grill

East

Approximately 3.59 miles from your location

Authentic Cajun fare, smoked foods, breakfast buffet on Sunday

Authentic Cajun fare, smoked foods, breakfast buffet on Sunday

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Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers

North

Approximately 18.80 miles from your location

Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers

North

Approximately 18.80 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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Branch Hill Coffee

East

Approximately 11.25 miles from your location

Branch Hill Coffee

East

Approximately 11.25 miles from your location

Enjoy some morning coffee in this enchantingly quaint spot in Loveland. It's a yellow house surrounded by a remarkably colorful garden. Beside the flavored coffees and... Read more

Enjoy some morning coffee in this enchantingly quaint spot in Loveland. It's a yellow house surrounded by a remarkably colorful garden. Beside the flavored coffees and specialty drinks, Branch Hill offers soups, sandwiches and baked goodies. The outdoor patio is a charming place to enjoy a drink with friends. It's near the...... Read More

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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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Buffalo Wings & Rings

North

Approximately 18.30 miles from your location

Buffalo Wings & Rings

North

Approximately 18.30 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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Frisch's Big Boy

Uptown

Approximately 8.98 miles from your location

Frisch's Big Boy

Uptown

Approximately 8.98 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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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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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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Buffalo Bob's Family Restaurant

South > Southwest

Approximately 16.56 miles from your location

Buffalo Bob's Family Restaurant

South > Southwest

Approximately 16.56 miles from your location

Family-owned Buffalo Bob's is a friendly spot in Florence, with steaks, burgers and wings being popular menu items. Both the menu and the kids' menu are huge. Buffalo Bob'... Read more

Family-owned Buffalo Bob's is a friendly spot in Florence, with steaks, burgers and wings being popular menu items. Both the menu and the kids' menu are huge. Buffalo Bob's serves comforting food, like mashed potatoes with gravy and grilled pork chops with stuffing. This is the place to unwind, maybe watch the game on TV and... Read More

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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. 

The Birch

North

Approximately 5.98 miles from your location

The Birch

North

Approximately 5.98 miles from your location

Neighborhood craft beer and wine retail shop, cafe and gathering spot.

Neighborhood craft beer and wine retail shop, cafe and gathering spot.

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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

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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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CoreLife Eatery

Uptown

Approximately 4.55 miles from your location

CoreLife Eatery

Uptown

Approximately 4.55 miles from your location

Featuring green bowls, grain bowls, broth bowls, and made-from-scratch beverages. 

Featuring green bowls, grain bowls, broth bowls, and made-from-scratch beverages. 

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