Highest-rated fine dining restaurants in Cincinnati, according to Tripadvisor

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July 29, 2022
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Highest-rated fine dining restaurants in Cincinnati, according to Tripadvisor

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

What's clear about U.S. dining habits is that people love options. Restaurants across America are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of (often) fried deliciousness.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated restaurants in Cincinnati that are listed as "fine dining" on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. Locals are sure to see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if your favorite restaurant made the list—and to see which spots you haven't been to yet.

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#24. Favorites Steak and Pasta

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (29 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 6301 Kellogg Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45230-5237
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#23. Phoenix

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (22 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 812 Race St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2006
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#22. Losanti

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (15 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1401 Race St Over the Rhine, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7009
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#21. McCormick & Schmick's Seafood & Steaks

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (457 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (3.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Seafood
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 21 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3114
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#20. Morton's The Steakhouse

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (248 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 441 Vine St Suite 1H, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2821
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#19. Red Feather Kitchen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (141 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 3200 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45209-1326
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#18. Prime Cincinnati

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (220 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 580 Walnut St #100, Cincinnati, OH 45202
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#17. Ruth's Chris Steak House

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (200 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 100 E Freedom Way #160 The Banks Development, Cincinnati, OH 45202
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#16. Subito

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (40 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 311 Pike St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-4213
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#15. Quarter Bistro

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (132 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Contemporary
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 6904 Wooster Pike, Cincinnati, OH 45227-4427
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#14. Embers

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (207 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 8170 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45236-2904
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#13. Eddie Merlot's Prime Aged Beef & Seafood

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (307 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 10808 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242-3266
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#12. Metropole Restaurant at 21c Museum Hotel

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (302 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: Walnut St, Cincinnati, OH
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#11. The Capital Grille

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (236 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 3821 Edwards Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45209
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#10. Mita's Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (239 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Latin, Spanish
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 501 Race street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
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#9. Primavista

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (325 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 810 Matson Pl Ste 1, Cincinnati, OH 45204-1487
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#8. Nicola's Ristorante

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (348 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1420 Sycamore St Ste 3, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7356
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#7. Tony's Of Cincinnati

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (293 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 12110 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45249-1731
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#6. Jeff Ruby's Carlo & Johnny

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (347 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 9769 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45242-7215
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#5. Boca

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (491 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, European
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 114 E 6th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3202
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#4. Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse, Cincinnati

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (734 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 700 Walnut St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2015
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#3. Jeff Ruby's Precinct

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (917 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 311 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2135
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#2. Orchids At Palm Court

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,005 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 35 W 5th St 2801, Cincinnati, OH 45202
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#1. The Melting Pot

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (749 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 11023 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45249-2306
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