22 New Cincinnati Restaurants You Need to Try This Spring

The Cincinnati food scene is about to get a lot more flavorful. Between two specialty meat and cheese shops, a cannabis-themed sub…

By CityBeat Staff

FB’s Kitchen & Lounge
    126 W. 6th St., Downtown
    FB’s recently hosted their grand opening on March 10. The eatery boasts 4K TVs, fresh pasta and pizza and a patio, making it the “only Italian-inspired sports bar in Downtown Cincinnati,” their website says. The menu features wagyu beef meatballs, 12-inch specialty pizzas and a variety of cocktails. FB’s is a brainchild of the Earth + Ocean Restaurant Group (folks behind E+O Kitchen and E+O New Asian). 
    Photo: Tony Frank
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These 17 Much-Anticipated Greater Cincinnati Restaurants Are New or Opening Soon

2021 is looking up, at least when it comes to our culinary offerings. The Queen City is stacked with recent restaurant openings…

By CityBeat Staff

Pampas Argentine Gastropub
    2038 Madison Road, O'Bryonville
    Taking inspiration from his heritage, Ignite Entertainment founder Juan Imeroni opened Pampas Argentine Gastropub, a new eatery that offers an approachable taste of the Argentine countryside in November. The ambiance blends the culture and flavors of two of his other local establishments: Che and Butcher and Barrel. Chef Patrick Bowling — formerly of Jean-Robert's Table and Restaurant L — is at the helm. The menu features meat dishes inspired by the “gaucho” experience in the flatlands of South America as well as salads and charcuterie. They boast a diverse list of cocktails as well, including the simple yet traditional Fernet y Coca.
    Photo: Hailey Bollinger
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Inside O'Bryonville's New Pampas Argentine Gastropub

The dynamic team behind Cincinnati restaurant group Ignite Entertainment has breathed new life into the former Eighth & English space in O'Bryonville.…

By CityBeat Staff

Exterior of restaurant
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17 New Suburban Cincinnati Restaurants That Opened This Year

The Queen City's culinary flair spans far beyond Over-the-Rhine and downtown. This year, Greater Cincinnati welcomed a handful of new eating and…

By CityBeat Staff

Best New Restaurant
    1. Ivory House, ivoryhousecincy.com
    2. The Governor, governordiner.com
    3. Fifty West Burger Bar, fiftywestbrew.com
    4. Good Plates Eatery, goodplateseatery.com
    5. Khora, khorarestaurant.com
    6. Galactic Fried Chicken, galacticfriedchicken.com
    7. Pepp & Dolores, peppanddolores.com
    8. Dear Restaurant & Butchery, dear-restaurant.com
    9. Taqueria 251, taqueria2five1.com
    10. OTR Chili Co., otrchilico.com
    Photo: Hailey Bollinger
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Inside Downtown's New Khora, One of America's "Most Anticipated" Restaurants of the Year

Back in 2019, both Food & Wine and Vogue magazines named a forthcoming Cincinnati eatery to their lists of the "most anticipated" American restaurant openings of…

By CityBeat Staff

Back in 2019, both Food & Wine and Vogue magazines named this Cincinnati eatery to their lists of the "most anticipated" American restaurant openings of 2020.
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20 New Cincinnati Restaurants and Bars Opening This Fall

The Queen City is ever-changing and growing, and even after a rather challenging year, our culinary scene is still moving full-steam ahead.…

By CityBeat Staff

    225 Fairfield Ave., Bellevue
    Bellevue bar and eatery Nomad is opening its doors this September. They will serve craft cocktails and beer, but the main attraction will be the boozy (and virgin) milkshakes and tater tot baskets. The space is meant to bring together the adventurers in life to relax, connect and reflect on their journeys. Eventually a vintage double-decker bus will be parked in the courtyard to provide an eclectic seating option, but for now, they will utilize the space for more breezy, string-lit seating. 
    Photo: Hailey Bollinger
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Clifton's Good Plates Eatery Serves Simple Food with Bold Flavors in the Former Cilantro Bistro

Despite the pandemic, a new restaurant has blossomed, taking over the space formerly occupied by long-standing Clifton/CUF favorite Cilantro Vietnamese Bistro. Good Plates…

By CityBeat Staff

Good Plates Eatery officially opened its doors on Aug. 12, taking over the space formerly occupied by long-standing Clifton/CUF favorite Cilantro Vietnamese Bistro.
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Cincy’s Beloved Thai Restaurant Teak Has Reopened Across From Washington Park

After closing its doors in Mount Adams in 2017, the owners of Teak Thai have reopened in a fresh, new space across…

By CityBeat Staff

A spread of menu items available at Teak OTR
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Westwood's New Upscale Eatery Ivory House Honors an Influential Past Mayor

Named after James N. Gamble, former Westwood mayor before the West Side was annexed to the City of Cincinnati and also inventor…

By CityBeat Staff

Exterior of Ivory House
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22 New Cincinnati Restaurants That Have Opened So Far This Year

Nothing can stop the Queen City's food and beverage industry from shining — not even a global pandemic. These Greater Cincinnati restaurants,…

By CityBeat Staff

    OTR Chili Co.
    1910 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine 
     Housed in the old Sartre space in the Rhinegeist Brewery building, OTR Chili Company is a retro diner-style spot offering self-proclaimed "authentic Cincinnati chili" in addition to burgers, salads and shakes. The chili menu features all the classics: a 3-, 4- or 5-Way made with 100-percent beef and secret spice blend, plus a vegetarian way. For booze fans, you can add a shot of bourbon to your malted chocolate or vanilla shake for just $4.
    Photo via Facebook.com/Rhinegeist
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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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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 Oakley's New Condado, the Build-Your-Own Taco Bar's Second Cincinnati Location

Since 2014, Condado Tacos' build-your-own-taco concept has taken Columbus’ taco-loving population by storm, starting with their first location on North High Street. Today,…

By CityBeat Staff

Interior of the new eatery
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36 Deliciously New (and Newish) Cincinnati Restaurants to Eat at Right Now

Hello. Are you hungry? You probably will be at some point today or in the near future (unless you’re a robot). And…

By CityBeat Staff

Charred pulpo
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These 21 Bars and Restaurants are New or Coming Soon to Cincinnati

The Queen City is overflowing with new restaurants and bars. From the retro-inspired Homemakers Bar and the treehouse-esque Yonder rooftop patio to…

By CityBeat Staff

Coming Soon: Comfort Station
    793 E. McMillan Ave., Walnut Hills
    From the team behind OTR’s Sundry and Vice comes Comfort Station. The cocktail bar is located in a century-old Walnut Hills rest area and will serve dual purposes as a daytime cocktail/co-working destination and a sexy subterranean cocktail lounge. Slated to open June 28.
    Photo: Hailey Bollinger
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These Are Cincinnati's 11 Best New Restaurants

Each year, CityBeat curates the Best Of Cincinnati issue, highlighting the city’s most outstanding entities in categories including Arts & Culture, Shops & Services…

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No. 1: Boomtown Biscuits & Whiskey
    1201 Broadway St., Pendleton, boomtownbiscuitsandwhiskey.com
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Inside OTR's Holiday Spirits and Forty Thieves, a 'Dive' Bar with Middle Eastern Street Food

Helmed by Dan Wright and his wife Lana (of Senate, Abigail Street and Pontiac Bourbon & BBQ), with director of operations Mike…

By CityBeat Staff

Exterior of Holiday Spirits Bar
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Inside CHX, Pendleton's New Fast-Casual Fried Chicken Joint

If you've recently ventured through the booming neighborhood of Pendleton, you have most likely come across the storefront for Cincy's newest fried…

By CityBeat Staff

    1211 Broadway St., Pendleton
    CHX is owned and operated by Hickory Wald — the team behind 3 Points Urban Brewery, Nation Kitchen and Bar and Rhinehaus. Their signature menu item is Bantys, which are "lump-sized" chicken pieces named after a wild and soulful breed of Indonesian chickens called "Bantam," in two different brined and golden-fried finishing options: original or hot. In addition to Bantys, the chicken joint also offers salads, sandwiches and sharable sides like CHX nachos, fried cheese curds, wavy fries and more.  
    Photo: Hailey Bollinger
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Inside Madisonville’s New The Summit Hotel and Overlook Kitchen + Bar

Foodies, take note: a lot of excellent food is coming out of the kitchen division of the new Overlook Kitchen + Bar…

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A shrimp-cocktail-like appetizer from the Overlook menu
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