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The Precinct

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311 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2135 (Columbia Parkway)
+1 513-321-5454
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17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Met a friend at the bar for a "Girls Night" dinner. Were fortunate enough to score the last booth in the bar. Lovely service...shrimp cocktail is killer and always a treat! Filet on the bone is inspired. My favorite of the Ruby Restaurants for sure!

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Thank Alissa0099
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An old jail converted into a super cool restaurant.. being my first time in Cincinnati had no idea what I was getting but served well.. definitely a must go.. good for friends, couples, special occasions

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Thank M P
Cincinnati, Ohio
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Precinct has been on my list of restaurants to try. My daughter requested to go there for her birthday, so I made a reservation. The first reservation I could get on a Saturday night was about a month out! The staff were all extremely courteous, and we even received a reminder call a few nights before our scheduled reservation.... More 

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Thank Jean H
Cold Spring
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Meals were top notch. Service was great. Atmosphere was very nice. Got right in at our set time and servers were quick to take our orders and suggest with menu items.

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband & I went there for our 33rd Anniversary. The staff was beyond nice & courteous to us. They gave us a free pic. when we got there. Gave us a complimentary slice of New York Cheesecake. Now, I was a cake decorator & dessert baker; well this Cheesecake was just as soon as mine. That's saying something. LOL... More 

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Thank 65Karen1959
Cincinnati, ohio
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been coming to the Precinct for 30 years, and the food has never disappointed us. Steaks are out of this world good, and the sides are generous. It's not cheap, but this is one of the few places I would say was worth the price. All around excellent!

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Thank paulpatti
Cincinnati, Ohio
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere is elegant for a former police precinct. A few alcoves are noticable as you enter the main dining room, the place is always busy and the waitstaff are ever present . The menu is different from every other Jeff Ruby's restaurant in that the dinner IS NOT ALA CARTE. it includes a side and a well known salad.... More 

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Thank Bdwfe53
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you're in the mood for steak or seafood with an upscale ambiance then look no further! The Precinct is fantastic.

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Thank Breen77
Norwood
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

had a very good time there ,,they tteat u like a king ,,, I trust it all the way ,,waitress,s are really helpful to you also ,,

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Thank Eddie L
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second time eating at Jeff Ruby's. It was another awesome experience. The best steaks I have ever tasted and the corn is fantastic. Our waiter, Anthony, was very nice and did a great job making sure we enjoyed our dinner. If you need dinner plans, try Jeff Ruby's.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$80
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2135
    (Columbia Parkway)
  • Public Transportation: There is a public transit stop across the street from the front entrance.
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-321-5454
Description
For Jeff Ruby, this is the steakhouse that started it all. In 1981, The Precinct was born in the former Cincinnati Police Patrol House Number 6. This turn-of-the-century, Romanesque-style structure would hold what is now the longest, continuously running white tablecloth restaurant in the city. Recently named one of America's Top 10 Steakhouses by USA Today and Gayot.com, The Precinct is frequently recognized as having Cincinnati’s best steaks, seafood and service. This consistent high level of quality and overall guest experience over 3 decades has endeared Precinct to celebrities, businesspeople, families and loyal diners alike.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?