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…

By CityBeat Staff

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
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17 Cincinnati Restaurants to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo To-Go

It's the moment we've all been waiting for: Cinco de Mayo falls on Taco Tuesday this year, so local restaurants and bars…

By CityBeat Staff

Nada
    600 Walnut St., Downtown
    Downtown’s Nada unfortunately cannot host their annual Cinco de Mayo celebration, so instead they’re throwing a “Cyber Cinco de Nada” party. Their chile-mango margarita is making a return, and they’re offering surprise-filled pinatas for the first 100 orders of the beloved margarita. Place your order by calling 513-721-6232 or by visiting their linked website. Delivery is available via Grubhub, UberEats and Postmates. 
    Photo via Facebook.com/eatdrinknada
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19 Carry-Out Cocktails from Cincinnati Bars and Restaurants You Must Try

Ordering cocktails from your favorite bars and restaurants looks a little bit different these days as Ohio's and Kentucky's governors both ordered…

By CityBeat Staff

Goose & Elder
    1800 Race St., Over-the-Rhine
    Over-the-Rhine’s Goose and Elder is offering two ways to enjoy their cocktails at home — the eatery has two-serving adult juice boxes available dubbed “Tiki To-Go” made with Uncle Nearest whiskey, orange, pineapple, lemon, bitters, almond and cinnamon, as well as Sunday mimosa and sangria kits. Cocktails must be purchased with a meal.  
    Photo via Facebook.com/GooseandElder
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Carry-Out Specials to Savor at Home During Virtual Greater Cincinnati Restaurant Week

CityBeat's Greater Cincinnati Restaurant Week will once again bring an exclusive, local dining experience to the Tri-State — but with a twist.…

By CityBeat Staff

Prime
    10 oz. prime New York strip steak
    Photo: Provided by Prime
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These 17 Cincinnati Restaurants Will Deliver Tacos Right To Your Door

While the best way to support local restaurants is by ordering your meals for carry-out, there comes a time when having your…

By CityBeat Staff

Mazunte Centro
    611 Main St., Downtown
    Inspired by the vibrancy of Mexico City, Centro still serves the classics — tacos and tostadas, tequila and Topo Chico. But a handful of dishes exclusive to this location were added to the menu, namely tortas and tlayudas (imagine a love child between a Mexican pizza and a giant loaded nacho). Out-the-door-tacos for those on their lunch break and lingering evenings sipping tequila are both served with the same warm hospitality. Although folks in Mexico indulge in a leisurely meal and siesta midday and grab street tacos at night, Americans are more accustomed to working through lunch and partying after dark. Mazunte serves Mexico City food on a Cincinnati schedule.
    Photo: Hailey Bollinger
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Greater Cincinnati Bars and Breweries Offering Curbside Alcohol Carry-Out

On Sunday, March 15, Gov. Mike DeWine issued an order to close all Ohio bars and restaurants to sit-down service, and on…

By CityBeat Staff

Rhinegeist
    1910 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine
    The brewery is offering 
    curbside pick-up of its beer and cider. According to their Instagram, "Folks can place an order through our online shop, drive up to our curb just outside the Sartre/OTR Chili space (immediately South of the streetcar stop on Elm Street), and a team member will bring your beer down so you can pick up without leaving your car.”
    Photo via facebook.com/rhinegeist
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Northern Kentucky's 10 Best Restaurants for Dinner and Drink

CityBeat's Best of Cincinnati issue has officially arrived, highlighting the city’s most outstanding Arts & Culture, Eats, Shops & Services, Music &…

By CityBeat Staff

1. Otto's
    521 Main St., Covington
    Photo via Facebook.com/ottos521cov
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Cincinnati's 10 Best Burger Spots, Ranked by Our Readers

CityBeat's Best of Cincinnati issue has officially arrived, highlighting the city’s most outstanding Arts & Culture, Eats, Shops & Services, Music & Nightlife,…

By CityBeat Staff

1. Nation Kitchen & Bar
    1200 Broadway St., Pendleton
    Photo via Facebook.com/nationkitchenandbar
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Greater Cincinnati's 11 Best New Bars to Grab a Drink

CityBeat's Best of Cincinnati issue has officially arrived, highlighting the city’s most outstanding Arts & Culture, Eats, Shops & Services, Music & Nightlife,…

By CityBeat Staff

1. (TIE) Jerry's Jug House
    414 E. Seventh St., Newport
    Photo: Hailey Bollinger
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Cincinnati's 10 Best New Restaurants, as Voted by Our Readers

CityBeat's Best of Cincinnati issue has officially arrived, highlighting the city’s most outstanding Arts & Culture, Eats, Shops & Services, Music & Nightlife,…

By CityBeat Staff

Entrance of Libby's
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Cincinnati's 13 Best Pizza Places to Grab a Slice

CityBeat's Best of Cincinnati issue has officially arrived, highlighting the city’s most outstanding Arts & Culture, Eats, Shops & Services, Music &…

By CityBeat Staff

Best Neighborhood Pizza Joint (West Side)
    1. Trotta's Pizza & Drive Thru, trottaspizza.net
    2. LaRosa's Family Pizzeria, larosas.com
    3. Dewey's Pizza, deweyspizza.com
    Photo: Jesse Fox
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Cincinnati's 10 Best Taco Spots, as Chosen by Our Readers

CityBeat's Best of Cincinnati issue has officially arrived, highlighting the city’s most outstanding Arts & Culture, Eats, Shops & Services, Music &…

By CityBeat Staff

Mazunte Centro
    611 Main St., Downtown
    Inspired by the vibrancy of Mexico City, Centro still serves the classics — tacos and tostadas, tequila and Topo Chico. But a handful of dishes exclusive to this location were added to the menu, namely tortas and tlayudas (imagine a love child between a Mexican pizza and a giant loaded nacho). Out-the-door-tacos for those on their lunch break and lingering evenings sipping tequila are both served with the same warm hospitality. Although folks in Mexico indulge in a leisurely meal and siesta midday and grab street tacos at night, Americans are more accustomed to working through lunch and partying after dark. Mazunte serves Mexico City food on a Cincinnati schedule.
    Photo: Hailey Bollinger
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These Greater Cincinnati Restaurants Are Offering Family-Style Carry-Out

If you need a break from cooking, these Greater Cincinnati area restaurants have your back. Each are offering family-sized meals for carry-out.…

By CityBeat Staff

Photo via Facebook.com/eatfusian
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Cincinnati's 10 Best Brunch Spots, According to CityBeat Readers

CityBeat's Best of Cincinnati issue has officially arrived, highlighting the city’s most outstanding Arts & Culture, Eats, Shops & Services, Music &…

By CityBeat Staff

3. Taste of Belgium
    6 W. Freedom Way, The Banks; 1133 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine; 2845 Vine St., Corryville; 3825 Edward Road, Rookwood
    Photo: Hailey Bollinger
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Cincinnati's Best Restaurants, According to Our Readers

CityBeat's Best of Cincinnati issue has officially arrived, highlighting the city’s most outstanding Arts & Culture, Eats, Shops & Services, Music &…

By CityBeat Staff

Best New Restaurant (Since March 2019)
    1. Kiki College Hill, facebook.com/kikicollegehill
    2. Libby’s Southern Comfort, libbyssoutherncomfort.com
    3. Chicken Salad Chick, chickensaladchick.com
    4. Goose & Elder, gooseandelder.com
    5. Dead Low Brewing, deadlowbrewing.com
    6. Ripple Wine Bar, ripplewinebar.com
    7. Forty Thieves, fortythievesgang.com
    8. Losanti, losantiotr.com
    9. Tuba Baking Co., facebook.com/tubabakingco
    10. Delwood, delwoodcincy.com
    Photo: Hailey Bollinger
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25 Essential Cincinnati Restaurants Offering Carry-Out or Delivery

We put a call out on our website and social media asking restaurants to share with us their different carry-out, delivery and…

By CityBeat Staff

Libby’s Southern Comfort
    35 W. Eighth St., Covington
    This Covington eatery will offer several different carry-out options, including their fried chicken and goetta hush puppies; family-style fried chicken meals including choice of six sides and biscuits; two pieces of chicken with two sides and a biscuit; and their famous oatmeal cream pies. Sides include green beans, Yukon mashed potatoes, black-eyed peas, house salad and coleslaw. They will also have gift cards, apparel and hot sauce available for purchase. Place an order by calling 859-261-3106 or stop by if the weather is nice and place an order in person.
    Photo: Hailey Bollinger
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Newtown's Brain Brew Distillery Ages Custom Whiskey in Less Than an Hour

Brain Brew CEO Doug Hall says he doesn’t want you to buy his line of whiskey, which is now available at The…

By CityBeat Staff

Brain Brew is located at Eureka! Ranch, which provides research and development and innovation strategies for companies looking for a creative edge in the market.
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Sneak Peek Inside Downtown Cincinnati's Lytle Park Hotel and Upscale Italian Eatery Subito

Slated to open downtown this spring, The Lytle Park Hotel  will soon be home to Subito, an upscale Italian eatery and Vista…

By CityBeat Staff

Inside Subito
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18 Most Anticipated Restaurants to Open in Cincinnati This Spring

Hope you're hungry, because the Queen City has some exciting culinary additions to look forward to this spring. From a new OTR…

By CityBeat Staff

OTR Chili
    1910 Elm Street and Eton Ave., Over-the-Rhine
    Over-the-Rhine will soon be home to the newest face of Cincinnati chili. Housed in the old Sartre space in the Rhinegeist brewery, OTR Chili is set to open this spring. In addition to classic chili dishes like 3-ways and coneys, OTR Chili will also include a menu full of options like classic burgers and an abundance of sandwiches, from fried chicken to gyros, plus wine, spirits and cocktails. 
     Photo: Provided
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Everyone We Saw at the 13th-Annual Cincy Winter Beerfest

The 13th-annual Cincy Winter Beerfest is back at the Duke Energy Convention Center on March 6 and 7. Beerfest is one of the…

By CityBeat Staff

Everyone We Saw at the 13th-Annual Cincy Winter Beerfest
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20 New Restaurants and Bars That Opened in Cincinnati This Winter

It's tough to deny the Queen City is growing fast. With new eateries and drinking destinations popping up at every turn, it's…

By CityBeat Staff

20 New Restaurants and Bars That Opened in Cincinnati This Winter
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Inside Silverton's HighGrain Brewing Co., a Sustainable Brew Hub with a Top-Notch Menu

Located in the former Silverton Memorial Municipal Building, HighGrain Brewing features old-world style beers with a modern twist, like a their Outram…

By CityBeat Staff

Exterior of the brewery, located in Silverton's 1950s Memorial Municipal Building.
    
    Photo: Sean M. Peters
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Inside Unataza Coffee, a Vibrant Honduran Cafe in Dayton, Kentucky

Unataza Coffee was born from owner Alejandra Flores’ desire to bring together two places she loved dearly: Northern Kentucky and her native…

By CityBeat Staff

Inside Unataza Coffee, a Vibrant Honduran Cafe in Dayton, Kentucky
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25 Greater Cincinnati Fish Fries You Need To Try This Lenten Season

It’s the Lenten season in Cincinnati, which can only mean one thing: Fish Fry Fridays are back. (That and someone you know…

By CityBeat Staff

St. James the Greater
    St. James the Greater has been blessing the White Oak area with quality Lenten meals for over 10 years. Fried or baked fish, fish sandwiches, shrimp, pizza, mac and cheese, Servatii’s pretzels — there’s something for everyone. 4:30-8 p.m. Fridays, Feb. 28-April 3. 3565 Hubble Road, White Oak.
    Photo via Facebook.com/StJamesFishFry
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20 Hole-in-the-Wall Cincinnati Burger Joints You Need to Visit

The Queen City is full of tasty burger spots, and what these unassuming eateries lack in appearance, they more than make up…

By CityBeat Staff

Dunlap Cafe
    1926 Dunlap St., Over-the-Rhine
    Dunlap Cafe has been operational since 1936 with an emphasis on home-cooked meals, all-day breakfast and, recently, draft beer. Breakfast sandwiches, omelets and other early morning classics are available all day long with a selection of traditional and specialty burger and sandwich options for seriously reasonable prices.
    Photo: Paige Deglow
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30 of the Tastiest Places to Get Chicken Wings in Cincinnati

Chicken wings: the ultimate bar food for sports fans, those who want to test the limits of their spice tolerance and people…

By CityBeat Staff

Knockback Nats
    10 W. Seventh St., Downtown
    Wings are king at Knockback Nats, whether they’re dry-drubbed or tossed in one of Knockback Nats 12 sauces — including their award-winning bourbon-pineapple barbecue and spicy garlic ranch. 
    Photo: Hailey Bollinger
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All the Breweries and Taprooms in Greater Cincinnati Every Beer Lover Should Visit

Look, we probably don’t need to do much to convince you to drink a beer (that is: if you do drink alcohol,…

By CityBeat Staff

Brink Brewing Co.
    5905 Hamilton Ave., College Hill
    “Good beer is about the people, the stories and the experience,” according to Brink’s co-founders John and Sarah McGarry. That is something the McGarrys learned from family — specifically their Uncle Jack. It was his fridge, chock full of artisan beers, and his neighborly values that led Brink to open its doors in College Hill in February 2017. The taproom’s communal table sits 20 and a brick wall stands covered in framed photos of the customers and community.
    Photo: Hailey Bollinger
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These Are Cincinnati's 18 Top Spots to Sip on a Margarita

Nothing says summertime (or wintertime) quite like sipping on a salt-rimmed frozen margarita in the sunshine — or one on the rocks;…

By CityBeat Staff

The exterior of La Ofrenda
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Cincinnati's 25 Most Romantic Restaurants of All Time, According to Yelp

Yelp, everyone's favorite crowd-sourced ratings aggregate site, is an easy go-to when deciding where to dine. They've gathered a list of the…

By CityBeat Staff

11. Mita’s Restaurant and Bar
    501 Race St., Downtown
    ”Love love this restaurant. To start with, it has really nice ambiance and perfect for a date night. The food is tapas style, and the portion isn't too small, so I suggest 3-4 is enough for 2 people. We have tried lots of seafood ones, they are all really good!” — Mia W.
    Photo via Facebook.com/mitascincinnati
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Inside Hyde Park's Mesa Loca, a Modern Mexican Eatery in the Former Cock & Bull Space

Columbus-based Peerless Management Group remodeled the former Cock & Bull on Hyde Park Square in late 2019 and opened something way cool:…

By CityBeat Staff

Entrance of Mesa Loca
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