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Senate

1212 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7117
+1 513-421-2020
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hot dog” (163 reviews)
“poutine” (54 reviews)
“trailer park” (32 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, International
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1212 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7117
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1 - 10 of 263 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Pleasantly surprised by this place. Food was a bit pricey but worth it. Great spin on an American classic.

Thank mike_77_v
Reviewed 1 week ago

If it weren't for the long wait times, this would be the perfect place. This is the best hot dog I've ever had an I often want to go but seems like the rest of the world agrees with me on it being the best...More

Thank Matthew D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the new Blue Ash location and enjoyed sitting outside. Beer selection is very good, prices are decent. I had the gyro because I couldn't quite shell out $11 for a hot dog no matter how masterful, next time mebbe. The wife had...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My first visit to Cincinnati included this wonderful place. While they are known for their gourmet Hot Dogs, the eclectic food menu was delightful. The Draft choices were really nice and our server was fast and friendly. I look forward to eating here again on...More

Thank BethIneson
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This was a great place to bring a small child. Mom and Dad could have drinks and gourmet hot dogs while our son could munch on french fries and his own hot dog. The cocktails we had were delicious with a great beer menu too....More

Thank Curtis M
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I waited longer than I hoped to try Senate for the first time, but it was well worth the wait. The atmosphere is cozy and small. The hours are also non-traditional, so be sure to plan your visit in advance and give yourself plenty of...More

Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

On Canada day weekend my bf and I drove to Cincinnati to stay with his best friend. I've never been before and was excited to visit all the cool places that my bf has told me so many stories about. This however, was not one...More

Thank LCH74
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

When it was first suggested that going to the Senate for hot dogs is a must, I thought I didn't come to Cincinnati just to eat hot dogs! I was wrong... We had the Trailer Park & the Korean dogs...wow! Going to try to Hello...More

Thank Mikki B
Reviewed 28 July 2017

ok, so the hot dogs are amazing (Korean dog is my fav) but I love My Wife's Salad, the Falafel Sandwich, Duck Fat Bries and the burger!

Thank Andrea F
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were visiting Cinci for our anniversary. While waiting to enter one of our favorite brunch spots we found another restaurant to add to our musts. The Senate was a true treat from the atmosphere, service, to their unusual spin on the...More

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philregina1
29 June 2017|
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Response from Katia T | Reviewed this property |
no they dont take reservations, but the place is pretty small for a restaraunt though.
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susie2121
25 September 2015|
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Response from 508sandrau | Reviewed this property |
There may be several risking on the menu..be sure to have a description if you remember of the label or fruitiness/sweetness of the wine. If it just came out by the glass it may have been the house wine. Be sure to not... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 01:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1212 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7117
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-421-2020
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