These Cincinnati Restaurants and Bars are Opening Their Patios This Weekend

As part of Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's Responsible RestartOhio plan, restaurant and bars are permitted to open their outdoor dining spaces starting May 15. And restaurants are chomping at the bit to welcome guests back to their establishments. These Greater Cincinnati dining and drinking destinations are opening up their patios this weekend, with COVID-19 precautions in place, to offer their guests the culinary experience they've missed in a safe manor. *Check with each establishment prior to arriving or making reservations to ensure the weather hasn't affected their plans

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Incline Public House
2601 Eighth St. W., East Price Hill
Incline Public House, located in East Price Hill's Incline District, is opening its patio at 11 a.m. on Friday, offering impeccable views of the Cincinnati skyline. No reservations are available. 
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

Incline Public House

2601 Eighth St. W., East Price Hill
Incline Public House, located in East Price Hill's Incline District, is opening its patio at 11 a.m. on Friday, offering impeccable views of the Cincinnati skyline. No reservations are available.
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
The View at Shires’ Garden
309 Vine St., Floor 10, Downtown
The View at Shires’ Garden looks forward to serving guests at its outdoor dining space beginning at 3:30 p.m. on May 15. Dinner service will take place from 4-10 p.m. and will be open later for cocktail service. On May 16, the restaurant will serve brunch from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., lunch from 2-4 p.m. with cocktail service and dinner from 4-11 p.m. On May 17, brunch and lunch will be served during the same hours and dinner will be served from 4-10 p.m. Reservations are highly encouraged, but are not required. 
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

The View at Shires’ Garden

309 Vine St., Floor 10, Downtown
The View at Shires’ Garden looks forward to serving guests at its outdoor dining space beginning at 3:30 p.m. on May 15. Dinner service will take place from 4-10 p.m. and will be open later for cocktail service. On May 16, the restaurant will serve brunch from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., lunch from 2-4 p.m. with cocktail service and dinner from 4-11 p.m. On May 17, brunch and lunch will be served during the same hours and dinner will be served from 4-10 p.m. Reservations are highly encouraged, but are not required.
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
BrewDog Cincinnati
316 Reading Road, Pendleton
BrewDog Cincinnati is “beyond stoked” to reopen its patio and rooftop on May 15 and will offer its full food and draft menu. In order to ensure the health and safety of employees and guests, BrewDog’s hours have changed to 11 a.m.-8 p.m. daily and reservations via cincinnatibar@brewdog.com are highly encouraged.
Photo via Facebook.com/BrewDogCincy

BrewDog Cincinnati

316 Reading Road, Pendleton
BrewDog Cincinnati is “beyond stoked” to reopen its patio and rooftop on May 15 and will offer its full food and draft menu. In order to ensure the health and safety of employees and guests, BrewDog’s hours have changed to 11 a.m.-8 p.m. daily and reservations via cincinnatibar@brewdog.com are highly encouraged.
Photo via Facebook.com/BrewDogCincy
Rosedale
208 East 12th St., Over-the-Rhine
Guests can return to the outdoor bar at Rosedale and grab a bratwurst or mettwurst from the grill beginning at 3 p.m. on Friday, May 15.
Photo via Facebook/RosedaleOTR

Rosedale

208 East 12th St., Over-the-Rhine
Guests can return to the outdoor bar at Rosedale and grab a bratwurst or mettwurst from the grill beginning at 3 p.m. on Friday, May 15.
Photo via Facebook/RosedaleOTR
Ché
1342 Walnut St., Over-the-Rhine
Argentinian eatery Che is on its way to reopening its doors to the public. Starting 4 p.m. on Friday, May 15, the cozy outdoor patio will be ready for patrons. Che encourages guests to make reservations to avoid large crowds gathering while waiting for a table. Tuesdays and Thursdays will continue to be carry-out only from 4-9 p.m. 
Photo via Facebook.com/CheCincinnati

Ché

1342 Walnut St., Over-the-Rhine
Argentinian eatery Che is on its way to reopening its doors to the public. Starting 4 p.m. on Friday, May 15, the cozy outdoor patio will be ready for patrons. Che encourages guests to make reservations to avoid large crowds gathering while waiting for a table. Tuesdays and Thursdays will continue to be carry-out only from 4-9 p.m.
Photo via Facebook.com/CheCincinnati
Eli’s BBQ
3313 Riverside Drive, East End
One of the Queen City’s most popular summertime barbecue spots is opening its pavilion on Friday. They have spaced out the picnic tables to ensure social distancing and will be open from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. 
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

Eli’s BBQ

3313 Riverside Drive, East End
One of the Queen City’s most popular summertime barbecue spots is opening its pavilion on Friday. They have spaced out the picnic tables to ensure social distancing and will be open from 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
Pepp & Dolores
1501 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine
This Over-the-Rhine Italian eatery is opening their socially distant outdoor dining space on May 15 and have begun taking reservations. They will be using disposable menus, conducting wellness screenings for their employees and providing hand sanitizer to all guests. 
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

Pepp & Dolores

1501 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine
This Over-the-Rhine Italian eatery is opening their socially distant outdoor dining space on May 15 and have begun taking reservations. They will be using disposable menus, conducting wellness screenings for their employees and providing hand sanitizer to all guests.
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
La Ofrenda
30 Findlay St., Over-the-Rhine
La Ofrenda's patio will be open with limited seating beginning on May 16. They’re offering a selection of margaritas, cocktails, tamales and tequilas to-go on a first-come, first-served basis that can be enjoyed on the patio or for carry-out. 
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

La Ofrenda

30 Findlay St., Over-the-Rhine
La Ofrenda's patio will be open with limited seating beginning on May 16. They’re offering a selection of margaritas, cocktails, tamales and tequilas to-go on a first-come, first-served basis that can be enjoyed on the patio or for carry-out.
Photo: Hailey Bollinger
Karrikin
3717 Jonlen Drive, Fairfax
This Fairfax craft distillery and restaurant plans to open its patio on Friday, and has a 10 guidelines in place in order to ensure guest’s health and safety, including no more than 10 guests per party, temperature checks and maintaining a distance of six feet from other guests. 
Photo: Provided by Karrikin

Karrikin

3717 Jonlen Drive, Fairfax
This Fairfax craft distillery and restaurant plans to open its patio on Friday, and has a 10 guidelines in place in order to ensure guest’s health and safety, including no more than 10 guests per party, temperature checks and maintaining a distance of six feet from other guests.
Photo: Provided by Karrikin
Taste of Belgium
3825 Edwards Road, Rookwood; 16 Freedom Way E., The Banks; 1135 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine
This local Belgian chain plans to open its patios to guests on May 15. Enjoy a delectable Belgian waffle and brew this weekend from 9 a.m-11 p.m.
Photo: Hailey Bollinger

Taste of Belgium

3825 Edwards Road, Rookwood; 16 Freedom Way E., The Banks; 1135 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine
This local Belgian chain plans to open its patios to guests on May 15. Enjoy a delectable Belgian waffle and brew this weekend from 9 a.m-11 p.m.
Photo: Hailey Bollinger