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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 hearty breakfast foods to start your day.

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Taste of Belgium

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location
Taste of Belgium (photo: Wendy Pramik)

Taste of Belgium

Downtown

Approximately 7.55 miles from your location

A chic spot offering Belgian-tinged dishes alongside a long beer list plus wine and cocktails.

A chic spot offering Belgian-tinged dishes alongside a long beer list plus wine and cocktails.

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Divine Waffles and Weck

South

Approximately 5.33 miles from your location

Divine Waffles and Weck

South

Approximately 5.33 miles from your location

Diner serving breakfast, lunch, and sweet wonders.

Diner serving breakfast, lunch, and sweet wonders.

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Brown Dog Cafe

North

Approximately 10.79 miles from your location
Brown Dog Cafe (photo: Travis Brandner)

Brown Dog Cafe

North

Approximately 10.79 miles from your location

Relaxed fine-dining destination with an eclectic American menu featuring wild game and martinis.

Relaxed fine-dining destination with an eclectic American menu featuring wild game and martinis.

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Frisch's Big Boy

North

Approximately 25.23 miles from your location
Frisch's vegetable soup (photo: Erin Woiteshek)

Frisch's Big Boy

North

Approximately 25.23 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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Frisch's Big Boy

South > Southeast

Approximately 13.97 miles from your location

Frisch's Big Boy

South > Southeast

Approximately 13.97 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

Einstein Bros. Bagels

North

Approximately 16.10 miles from your location

Einstein Bros. Bagels

North

Approximately 16.10 miles from your location

Einstein Bros Bagels wrote the book on bagels! But we didn't just stop there; Einstein Bros also boasts some of the best coffee... Read more

Einstein Bros Bagels wrote the book on bagels! But we didn't just stop there; Einstein Bros also boasts some of the best coffee & espresso - famously known as our Darn Good Coffee® - deli sandwiches, breakfast egg sandwiches, lunch catering, and delicious baked snacks and sweets. Watching what you eat? Then you came to the... 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

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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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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B&A Street Kitchen

Downtown

Approximately 7.69 miles from your location

B&A Street Kitchen

Downtown

Approximately 7.69 miles from your location

Modern Tex-Mex and Southern favorites served all day in industrial-chic digs with a walk-up window.

Modern Tex-Mex and Southern favorites served all day in industrial-chic digs with a walk-up window.

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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

Enjoy bistro style cuisine, have a coffee, and enjoy homemade goodies at Foster's at the Troubadour. 

Enjoy bistro style cuisine, have a coffee, and enjoy homemade goodies at Foster's at the Troubadour. 

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Holtman's Donuts

Downtown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location
Holtman's Donut Shop (photo: Wendy Pramik)

Holtman's Donuts

Downtown

Approximately 7.59 miles from your location

Family-owned donut shop with two other locations in Over-the-Rhine and Williamsburg. Everyday they produce fresh-baked goods from a recipe passed down through generations... Read more

Family-owned donut shop with two other locations in Over-the-Rhine and Williamsburg. Everyday they produce fresh-baked goods from a recipe passed down through generations of their German heritage.

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Balanced Cafe & Smoothies

North

Approximately 13.98 miles from your location

Balanced Cafe & Smoothies

North

Approximately 13.98 miles from your location

Enjoy fresh food and smoothies. With a wide array of menu items, you can eat well and deliciously with items like a lighter breakfast sandwich, Chipotle Turky Burger,... Read more

Enjoy fresh food and smoothies. With a wide array of menu items, you can eat well and deliciously with items like a lighter breakfast sandwich, Chipotle Turky Burger, Lemon Cilantro Chicken Salad Pita and more! 

Frisch's Big Boy

West

Approximately 13.83 miles from your location

Frisch's Big Boy

West

Approximately 13.83 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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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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Branch

East

Approximately 5.96 miles from your location

Branch

East

Approximately 5.96 miles from your location

Food and drink without pretension. Dine on many of Branch's menu options from Confit Tuna, Black Garlic Ribs for dinner, or visit for brunch and enjoy Cured Salmon,... Read more

Food and drink without pretension. Dine on many of Branch's menu options from Confit Tuna, Black Garlic Ribs for dinner, or visit for brunch and enjoy Cured Salmon, Buttermilk Brined Fried Chicken, or Challah French toast. Then head downstairs to grab a drink at Night Drop which is open late for your pleasure. 

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Red Feather Kitchen and Wine Bar

Uptown

Approximately 4.96 miles from your location
Beignets at Red Feather (photo: Cincinnati Nomerati)

Red Feather Kitchen and Wine Bar

Uptown

Approximately 4.96 miles from your location

Inventive seasonal American cooking, craft cocktails & wine in a playful, chic atmosphere.

Inventive seasonal American cooking, craft cocktails & wine in a playful, chic atmosphere.

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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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10 WEST Restaurant and Bar

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.35 miles from your location
Marriott Rivercenter

10 WEST Restaurant and Bar

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.35 miles from your location

You can eat outside at 10 WEST, enjoying the tranquility and activity of the Ohio River. Formerly Zebo's, this Marriot Hotel restaurant opened in July 2009, serving New... Read more

You can eat outside at 10 WEST, enjoying the tranquility and activity of the Ohio River. Formerly Zebo's, this Marriot Hotel restaurant opened in July 2009, serving New American cuisine. The kitchen serves unexpected dishes. Cincinnati fans can order the Cincinnati Skillet for breakfast. It's made of goetta or fresh mett...... Read More

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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

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Cheapside

Downtown

Approximately 7.16 miles from your location
Cheapside Cafe

Cheapside

Downtown

Approximately 7.16 miles from your location

Coffee and New American breakfast and lunch fare in a modern, light-filled space with wood accents.

Coffee and New American breakfast and lunch fare in a modern, light-filled space with wood accents.

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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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Anchor Grill

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.73 miles from your location

Anchor Grill

South > Riverfront

Approximately 7.73 miles from your location

Unassuming American diner serving familiar chow 24/7 in throwback digs with wood-paneled walls.

Unassuming American diner serving familiar chow 24/7 in throwback digs with wood-paneled walls.

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Holtman's Donuts

East

Approximately 17.55 miles from your location
Holtman's Donut Shop (photo: Wendy Pramik)

Holtman's Donuts

East

Approximately 17.55 miles from your location

Family-owned donut shop. Everyday they produce fresh-baked goods from a recipe passed down through generations of their German heritage.

Family-owned donut shop. Everyday they produce fresh-baked goods from a recipe passed down through generations of their German heritage.

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Dixie Chili and Deli

South > Southwest

Approximately 13.44 miles from your location
Dixie Chili

Dixie Chili and Deli

South > Southwest

Approximately 13.44 miles from your location

Lunch, dinner or late-night, it's always a good time for Dixie. This area classic serves chili, sandwiches and salads at great prices and in a hurry. Try the six-way, with... Read more

Lunch, dinner or late-night, it's always a good time for Dixie. This area classic serves chili, sandwiches and salads at great prices and in a hurry. Try the six-way, with spaghetti, chili, cheese, beans and onions topped with fresh garlic. It's not the best for date night, but delicious when you're hanging out with friends.

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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.

Hang Over Easy

Uptown

Approximately 7.62 miles from your location

Hang Over Easy

Uptown

Approximately 7.62 miles from your location

French toast, burgers, draft beers, and cocktails in a diner and bar with a hip vibe and patio seating.

French toast, burgers, draft beers, and cocktails in a diner and bar with a hip vibe and patio seating.

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El Camino Latin Street Food

Uptown

Approximately 3.72 miles from your location

El Camino Latin Street Food

Uptown

Approximately 3.72 miles from your location

Latin-inspired restaurant with a focus on street food for people to grab and go.

Latin-inspired restaurant with a focus on street food for people to grab and go.

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Einstein Bros. Bagels

Downtown

Approximately 7.25 miles from your location

Einstein Bros. Bagels

Downtown

Approximately 7.25 miles from your location

Einstein Bros Bagels wrote the book on bagels! But we didn't just stop there; Einstein Bros also boasts some of the best coffee... Read more

Einstein Bros Bagels wrote the book on bagels! But we didn't just stop there; Einstein Bros also boasts some of the best coffee & espresso - famously known as our Darn Good Coffee® - deli sandwiches, breakfast egg sandwiches, lunch catering, and delicious baked snacks and sweets. Watching what you eat? Then you came to the... Read More

Frisch's Big Boy

North

Approximately 15.57 miles from your location

Frisch's Big Boy

North

Approximately 15.57 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

Dixie Chili and Deli

South > Riverfront

Approximately 6.28 miles from your location
Dixie Chili

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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D. Burnham's

Downtown

Approximately 7.33 miles from your location

D. Burnham's

Downtown

Approximately 7.33 miles from your location

D. Burnham's is located within Cincinnati's newest four diamond hotel, the Renaissance Cincinnati Hotel. The contemporary Midwestern American restaurant features locally... Read more

D. Burnham's is located within Cincinnati's newest four diamond hotel, the Renaissance Cincinnati Hotel. The contemporary Midwestern American restaurant features locally sourced, seasonal and expertly prepared cuisine, served with relaxed elegance in a contemporary space with genuine, detailed service. D. Burnham's presents a... Read More

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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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Brown Bear Bakery

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

Brown Bear Bakery

Downtown

Approximately 7.44 miles from your location

Scratch made pastries, desserts, and baked goods highlighting seasonal and local ingredients.

Scratch made pastries, desserts, and baked goods highlighting seasonal and local ingredients.

Northstar Cafe

North

Approximately 19.09 miles from your location
Northstar (photo: Abby Davidson)

Northstar Cafe

North

Approximately 19.09 miles from your location

This Columbus-based restaurant serves imaginative New American cuisine with an emphasis on organic ingredients.

This Columbus-based restaurant serves imaginative New American cuisine with an emphasis on organic ingredients.

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Hollywood & Grind

West

Approximately 25.15 miles from your location

Hollywood & Grind

West

Approximately 25.15 miles from your location

Stop by for a homemade breakfast buffet or take your pick from a selection of hot breakfast sandwiches and pastries to-go at Hollywood & Grind. Don’t forget, the café... Read more

Stop by for a homemade breakfast buffet or take your pick from a selection of hot breakfast sandwiches and pastries to-go at Hollywood & Grind. Don’t forget, the café has Starbucks coffee available, too. Located at Hollywood Casino

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Frisch's Big Boy

North

Approximately 11.21 miles from your location

Frisch's Big Boy

North

Approximately 11.21 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

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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Biscuits to Burgers

South

Approximately 7.27 miles from your location

Biscuits to Burgers

South

Approximately 7.27 miles from your location

Full service, family-friendly eatery offering fresh and healthy breakfast, brunch, and evening options.

Full service, family-friendly eatery offering fresh and healthy breakfast, brunch, and evening options.

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Seasons 52

North

Approximately 5.15 miles from your location

Seasons 52

North

Approximately 5.15 miles from your location

Rotating menu of seasonal American dishes alongside international wines in an upscale setting.

Rotating menu of seasonal American dishes alongside international wines in an upscale setting.

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French Crust Cafe

Downtown

Approximately 7.89 miles from your location

French Crust Cafe

Downtown

Approximately 7.89 miles from your location

Charming cafe in Findlay Market for classic French fare, from breakfast to steak frites and cocktails.

Charming cafe in Findlay Market for classic French fare, from breakfast to steak frites and cocktails.

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