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The Precinct

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311 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2135 (Columbia Parkway)
+1 513-321-5454
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Food was excellent, service was outstanding and the menu was varied and many options to choose from differing cuts of meat. I love their eclectic craft beer mixologist cocktail choices.

Thank Joe B
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Hands down best restaurant in Cincinnati. Excellent food and service. One of best steak houses in USA. Great bar for pre-dinner and after dinner drinks.

Thank Diver-Dan P
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286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome in every way. The service is exemplary. The food was first class. The seafood appetizer, the steaks, the desserts. This is a place to not miss when in Cincinnati.

Thank dsherley
Greater Cincinnati
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Reviewed 21 March 2016

Great steaks and all the sides are delicious. Small dining areas and tables are fairly close. certainly worth a visit.

Thank CindyZIGGY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016

We took my family there for dinner. Everyone loved the food and the service. Definitely worth the time and $$.

Thank Gabriel Y
Cincinnati, OH
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61 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Awesome steaks and great service awaits. Make a reservation far in advance to this popular destination. Enjoy the ambiance and the cheesecake!

Thank Cincyskimom
Greater Cincinnati
1 review
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Food was fantastic. Eat in the bar, more room at the tables. Prices are high,but the food is hard to beat. Reservation required.

Thank kk12016
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80 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

I love this place, their food is awesome. But the service and ambiance in the restaurant side is too stuffy for me. That's why my husband and I eat on the bar side....hidden all the way in the back back back or if you know how to bypass the restaurant and go in the back side door. It's like a... More 

Thank Sharlie9776
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Tables are too close together, Food is mediocre and way over priced. Not someplace I would return to for steak. Tony's restaurant has way better steaks

2 Thank Sandi C
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

They have the best Salad I have every had and I don't eat salad, I had new strip steak. Was awesome as well

Thank tony B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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
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?