Highest-rated cheap eats in Cincinnati, according to Tripadvisor

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July 22, 2022
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Highest-rated cheap eats in Cincinnati, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food—particularly easy, cheap eats—Americans have very specific opinions. Dining brands in U.S. have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, American restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated restaurants in Cincinnati that are listed as "cheap eats" on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. Easy, inexpensive options here run the gamut of cuisine, service options, and styles. The restaurants on this list are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of deliciousness.

Anyone reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if any of your favorite cheap eateries made the list.

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#30. Indian Bistro

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (32 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Indian
- Address: 671 Ohio Pike Ste H, Cincinnati, OH 45245-2136
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#29. Hello Honey

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (37 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert
- Address: 1530 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45206-1707
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#28. Marx Hot Bagels

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (67 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 9701 Kenwood Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242-6130
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#27. Graeter's Ice Cream

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (42 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 7369 Kenwood Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45236
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#26. Goodfellas Pizzeria - Mainstrasse

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (161 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza
- Address: 603 Main Street, Covington, KY 41011
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#25. Hathaway's Diner

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (177 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 441 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2808
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#24. Gomez Salsa

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (64 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Mexican
- Address: 107 E 12th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7203
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#23. Graeter's Ice Cream

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (64 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 6918 Wooster Pike Mariemont Square, Cincinnati, OH 45227
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#22. Tortilleria Garcia

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (49 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Mexican
- Address: 11774 Springfield Pike, Cincinnati, OH 45246-2312
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#21. Skyline Chili

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (119 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Fast Food
- Address: 254 East Fourth Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
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#20. Graeter's Ice Cream

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (67 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 1401 Vine St Over The Rhine, Cincinnati, OH 45202
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#19. Camp Washington Chili

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (200 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 3005 Colerain Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45225-1891
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#18. Tom & Chee

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (131 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Fast Food
- Address: 133 E Court St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1210
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#17. Knockback Nat's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (96 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Address: 10 W 7th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2406
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#16. Mad Mike's Burgers and Fries

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (145 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 342 Monmouth St, Newport, KY 41071-1650
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#15. Skyline Chili

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (73 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Fast Food
- Address: 290 Ludlow Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45220
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#14. Tom + Chee

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (294 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 1 Levee Way, Newport, KY 41071-1652
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#13. Christine's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (58 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Address: 3360 Westbourne Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45248-5133
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#12. The Echo

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (125 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Address: 3510 Edwards Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45208-1302
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#11. Coffee Emporium

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (74 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, American
- Address: 110 E Central Pkwy Ste 1, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7209
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#10. KungFood Chu's AmerAsia

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (141 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Chinese, Asian
- Address: 521 Madison Ave Ste C Suite B, Covington, KY 41011-1575
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#9. Pho Lang Thang

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (123 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese
- Address: 1828 Race St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7720
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#8. Zip's Cafe

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (208 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Address: 1036 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45208-3104
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#7. Sugar n' Spice Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (200 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Address: 4381 Reading Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45229-1227
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#6. Graeter's Ice Cream

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (117 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 511 Walnut St Fountain Square, Cincinnati, OH 45202
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#5. Skyline Chili

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (1,079 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Fast Food
- Address: 643 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
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#4. Graeter's Ice Cream

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (231 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 650 Walnut St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2517
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#3. Eli's BBQ

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (773 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 3313 Riverside Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45226-1012
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#2. Mazunte Taqueria

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (249 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Mexican
- Address: 5207 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45227-1481
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#1. Holtmans Donuts

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (631 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, German
- Address: 1332 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7159
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