25 Greater Cincinnati Restaurants That Closed Their Doors in 2020

The financial and emotional strain of the pandemic has affected just about every aspect of the humanity, and the local beverage and…

By CityBeat Staff

Kaze
    1400 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine
    Kaze and its 36 Chambers Bar ended business operations at the start of 2020. The OTR Japanese restaurant and bar was purchased by The Thunderdome Restaurant group — which also owns Currito, CityBird, Bakersfield and other Cincinnati favorites — in July of 2019. 
    Photo: Hailey Bollinger
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19 Cincinnati Restaurants That Have Closed Their Doors in 2020

The Queen City's culinary landscape is constantly growing and changing. It seems inevitable — especially during the financial strain of our current…

By CityBeat Staff

Sartre OTR
    1910 Elm St., Over-the Rhine
    Upscale Over-the-Rhine eatery Sartre closed its doors after the new year. The restaurant was located beneath Rhinegeist Brewery and opened in the fall of 2017. 
    The name behind French(ish) brasserie was conceived as a playful homage to philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre. The eatery served up a changing menu of snacks, shareables and mains with a Parisian bistro sensibility. The space has since been transformed into OTR Chili Co., a Cincinnati-style chili parlor.
    Photo via SartreOTR
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