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Ron's Roost

3853 Race Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45211-4338
+1 513-574-0222
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sauerbraten” (8 reviews)
“fried chicken” (33 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
3853 Race Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45211-4338
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice atmosphere. Good food. Waitress served incorrect dishes, but we were compensated. Dine inside or outside on the porch.

Thank billybE2670JZ
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Got here early on a rainy Saturday. We wanted the chicken, but it takes them 20 minutes to prepare. So we ordered some to go while we shared an entree. It started with house made apple sauce, very chunky and no sugar added. The smoked...More

Thank NoWiseGuy
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Very enjoyable place to eat and have a good time. Food is good with a German flair. Prices are very reasonable and the fireplaces in the dining room add to the overall family feel. Would recommend for any occasion.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

My daughter says this is the best fried chicken she has ever had. All of the food is good and the restaurant is a layed back, fun atmosphere. This is a can’t miss if your in the area.

Thank Scott R
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Ron's Roost is an institution on Cincinnati's West Side. We had never eaten there and decided to try it on the way home from Indiana. The restaurant is a lot larger than I expected. There were plenty of televisions and a TON of memorabilia. From...More

Thank KFCincy26
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Really good old fashioned Cincinnati cooking honoring the German tradition. Pretzel and Beer Cheese Hot Slaw Mock Turtle Soup Sauerbraten Smoked Mettwurst Sauerbraten Potato Pancake All prepared in the traditional manner served hot by a personable server

Thank ATBjr
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Cheap overpriced food by cheap Germans- I could almost tell workers were not getting enough money for the hard worked preformed by them. If the owners are running that tight- they need to to not show it!! How embarrassing !!

Thank theresaranz
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We ordered chicken to go for my father in law's 70th birthday party. It was ready on time. It was DELICIOUS. It wasn't over priced. they even helped us carry it to the car! Can't say enough good things about this restaurant!

Thank Jennifer J H
Reviewed 7 August 2017

My family has been going to Ron's Roost since the mid-70's. The food was great then and still is. Their specialty needless to say is the fried chicken, which is to die for, but their hot bacon slaw really does it for me! The place...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Ron's Roost is a west side (of Cincinnati) tradition. Went to celebrate mother-in-law's birthday and she chose to eat here. Famous for fried chicken and german cuisine. Server was very friendly and efficient. She even brought a slice of birthday cake (complimentary). Our party of...More

Thank Dave G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3853 Race Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45211-4338
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-574-0222
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