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The Precinct

311 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2135
+1 513-321-5454
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (377 reviews)
“freddie salad” (37 reviews)
“bananas foster” (23 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
311 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2135
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Kenny Cowden is quite an established and talented musician. Wish he played there more. The food was delicious. Service was exceptional.

Thank Janie G
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The service is A-1, the steaks are out of this world, almost melt in your mouth. The prices are a little high, but you get exceptional food.

Thank 620beverlyg
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

My girl friend and I have a 20 year plus tradition of celebrating our birthdays at the precinct. The atmosphere is rich,and the staff are so attentive. The most difficult decision is between the collinsworth filet or the sea bass. I so look forward to...More

Thank angiezitscher
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Best steak in town for longtime. Seafood is excellent too. Attentive professional service. Great wine list. Good bar too. This place is first class in every way.

Thank Diver-Dan P
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We visit for special occasions and when we want a great meal. The wait staff are the best! The steaks are delicious and the sides are the best.

Thank HelenLaws
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We make the rounds of steakhouses visiting one every quarter or on special occasions. This was a birthday visit and have not been to the Precinct in a few years. Although my wife told them it was a birthday couples dinner we were just outside...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Great service , Great Food and a dessert to die for, not kidding. I can't remember the last time I order a dessert at a restaurant. The slice comes and it looks like half the pie. Macadanut ice cream pie !!! The Best!

Thank 86breem
Reviewed 24 July 2016

It just doesn't get any better than The Precinct... from the time you hand your keys to the valet until the you get back in your car you are treated to an exceptional experience. We visited a couple weeks ago and it was every bit...More

Thank franciscincy
Reviewed 24 July 2016

My wife and I had been awaiting to visit The Precinct since we moved to the city. Our best friend was in town so we excitedly chose this restaurant as our special occasion to visit. We had Donnie as our server and he was fantastic....More

Thank Ryan M
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

If I could only write wow, and not have to meet the character minimum I would have. That's all I needed to really say. The food was absolutely phenomenal. It is a bit pricey but worth every Pennie.

Thank David C
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Wendi W
2 November 2017|
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Response from Larry S | Reviewed this property |
It is not "kid" unfriendly. It is a 'fine dining' experience with the best prepared and presented foods and the finest wines in an absolutely stunning setting. What you have to ask yourselves is: "Are my kids well-trained... More
8 April 2017|
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Response from HoustonCards | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend business casual in the evening.
4 June 2016|
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Response from Brian S | Reviewed this property |
No suit and tie required but decent attire other than jeans and a teenshirt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
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
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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