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Zip's Cafe

1036 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45208-3104
+1 513-871-9876
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (106 reviews)
“fries” (22 reviews)
“chilli” (28 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Deli
1036 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45208-3104
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I wouldn’t say this place is anything special, the burgers are OK and service good, I love the decor which is very retro and the toy train circling restaurant is funny. Obviously living a bit on past glory and could do with a revamp of...More

Thank Marc V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great little Cincinnati gem. Very much like your classic Backyard barbecued Burger. The standard Zip's Burger loaded up with everything reminds you of something you would get at a backyard grill out. Excellent flavor. Very neat little location. When I say little...More

Thank H9751ANjefft
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Have not been here for 5 years or so and was pleased that everything was as in the past! Great inexpensive burgers. Some local spots i.e. Main Street Cafe in Newtown have cut corners and are getting pre made patties (that are inferior) but here...More

Thank Scot L
Reviewed 24 January 2018

A great neighborhood burger joint. Service was good and the zip burgers are great. A "Cheers" type atmosphere - a little dark but the food and service was excellent.

Thank John H
Reviewed 22 January 2018

My wife and I had dinner in the bar area in the back of the restaurant (FYI it is open seating if you have never been). I ordered the Zip Burger with cheese and onion rings and my wife ordered the Zip Burger with cheese...More

Thank KLucal
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

This place is a landmark. Famous for amazing burgers, soap and chili. I’ve been a customer for 40 years and the quality hasn’t changed. Get a double Zipburger with cheese!

Thank hwhudson
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

This place offers a very good burger and a variety of sandwiches. For the non-meat eater, there was a tuna salad sandwich, fish sandwich, a garden burger, and a black bean burger. I opted for the tuna sandwich, which I would say was above average....More

Thank DZ7
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Good burgers, fries and cheese sauce. Parking in this part of town can be a pain during busy times in the day, so plan to circle the area a few times. Zip's is always packed, but I have never waited too long for a seat....More

Thank Abby G
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Zip's is a Cincinnati staple. Old school bar and grill. Great burgers and chili! Great for families!

Thank Redmeatlvr
Reviewed 3 September 2017

I had heard about the burgers at Zip's for years and finally had a chance to check it out! It's such a great divey spot in Mt. Lookout square. My husband and I stopped in for lunch on a Sunday and were seated right away....More

Thank shobhapaikansal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub, Deli
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1036 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45208-3104
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-871-9876
  • E-mail
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