The 25 Best Restaurants in Cincinnati Right Now, According to Yelp

Not even a pandemic could slow down the Queen City's insatiable appetite for excellent eats. Whether you're craving steamed Chinese buns or…

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24. Boombox Buns
    1400 Republic St., Over-the-Rhine
    “Finally got to try Boombox Buns, and they were just as good as I imagined they would be! I got a beef bun and a pork bun. Both of them had great flavors and textures. The buns themselves were perfectly fluffy and yummy. Staff was super welcoming and kind. Place was clean. I'll definitely be coming back in the future and recommending it to my friends! Great job, Boombox!” — Abby L.   
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Cincinnati's 10 Best Restaurants for a First Date

From casual eateries to sophisticated spots with moody dining rooms or spectacular views of the city, these local dining destinations were voted…

By CityBeat Staff

1. Sotto
    118 E. Sixth St., Downtown
    Photo: Hailey Bollinger
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Cincinnati’s 25 Hottest Restaurants Right Now According to Yelp

Yelp, everyone's favorite crowd-sourced ratings aggregate site, is an easy go-to when deciding where to dine. Is it new? Does it have…

By CityBeat Staff

Cincinnati’s 25 Hottest Restaurants Right Now According to Yelp
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20 of Cincinnati's Most Beautiful Restaurants and Bars

Whether you're planning an extravagant date night or you just want a classy night on the town with your friends, the Queen…

By CityBeat Staff

    Karrikin Spirits Co.
    3717 Jonlen Drive, Fairfax
    Karrikin Spirits Co. is a "grain to glass" distillery and restaurant located in Fairfax. Essentially a one-stop-shop for a variety of housemade spirits and beverages like vodka, gin, agave spirit, rum and fruit brandies as well as hard sodas, non-alcoholic sodas and beers. 
    In addition to beverages, the restaurant offers a menu full of creative housemade dishes. The dining area includes two formal spaces on either side of the kitchen-bar, and a lounge area with an eclectic grouping of chairs and couches upon which guests can sip, dine and hang out.
    Photo: Hailey Bollinger
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11 Italian Restaurants That Aren't Olive Garden to Celebrate National Pasta Day in Cincinnati

Today is National Pasta Day. It is also National Pay Back a Friend Day. So maybe kill two birds with one stone…

By CityBeat Staff

    118 E 6th St., Downtown
    Photo: Hailey Bollinger
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Is Italian Trattoria Sotto Cincinnati's Most Romantic Restaurant?

Sotto is Cincinnati's hidden basement trattoria — a below-street-level Italian eatery, nestled underneath sister restaurant Boca on Sixth Street downtown. This is the place…

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Interior of Sotto
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