Highest-rated restaurants in Cincinnati, according to Tripadvisor

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June 15, 2022
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Highest-rated 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. American dining brands 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 using rankings from Tripadvisor. These restaurants range from fast food powerhouses to local hot spots.

Locals reading the list will surely 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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#30. Skyline Chili

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (1,075 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
- Price: $
- Address: 643 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
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#29. Dewey's Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (210 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Pizza, Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 265 Hosea Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45220
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#28. Senate

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (330 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1212 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7117
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#27. Vincenzo's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (189 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 11525 Chester RD, Cincinnati, OH 45246-2801
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#26. Via Vite

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (603 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: 520 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3103
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#25. Alfio's Buon Cibo

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (153 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2724 Erie Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45208-2125
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#24. Krueger's Tavern

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (184 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1211 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7116
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#23. Primavista

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (322 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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#22. Nada

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (939 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 600 Walnut St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2511
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#21. Bouquet Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (193 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bar, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 519 Main St, Covington, KY 41011-1329
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#20. Moerlein Lager House

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,326 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 115 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202-4143
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#19. Blinkers Tavern

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (411 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Steakhouse, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 318 Greenup St, Covington, KY 41011-5705
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#18. Incline Public House

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (443 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2601 W 8th St, Cincinnati, OH 45204-1401
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#17. A Tavola

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (257 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1220 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7295
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#16. Taste of Belgium - OTR

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (614 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Belgian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1135 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7226
- Read more on Tripadvisor

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#15. The Turf Club

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (582 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4618 Eastern Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226-1808
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#14. Bakersfield OTR

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (366 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1213 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7287
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#13. Otto's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (317 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 521 Main St, Covington, KY 41011-1329
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#12. Nicola's Ristorante

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (346 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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#11. Taft's Ale House

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (561 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1429 Race St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7009
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#10. Tony's Of Cincinnati

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (291 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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#9. Jeff Ruby's Carlo & Johnny

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (345 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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#8. The Eagle Food and Beer Hall

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (645 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1342 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7159
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#7. Boca

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (484 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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#6. Jeff Ruby's Precinct

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (914 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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#5. Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse, Cincinnati

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (727 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 700 Walnut St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2015
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#4. Kenning's Circle K Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (370 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 6166 Bridgetown Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45248-2944
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#3. 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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#2. Sotto

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (779 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, European
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 114 E 6th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3202
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#1. The Melting Pot

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (718 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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