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Cilantro Vietnamese Bistro

235 W McMillan St, Cincinnati, OH 45219-1238
+1 513-281-1732
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sate” (10 reviews)
“pho” (15 reviews)
“rice noodles” (3 reviews)
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10:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
235 W McMillan St, Cincinnati, OH 45219-1238
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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped in on a Friday evening and were surprised it was easy to get a table when some of the other nearby restaurants were packed. This restaurant is located next to the University of Cincinnati so the decor is pretty bare bones to appeal...More

Thank purdue5
Reviewed 12 September 2017

I last reviewed this restaurant in 2012 when it was in a virtual stall across from Hughes High school. They've since moved about a block to more spacious and more modern quarters with the incumbent price-increase; however, I think the food is still as fabulous...More

Thank NKyAdventurer
Reviewed 3 September 2017

I have been to Cilantro a few times over the past few years (specifically for lunch), and the food has always been fantastic. The pho is the best I've had in Cincinnati.

Thank shobhapaikansal
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

My daughter was craving pho for her birthday lunch and the wait was too long at our first choice so we searched Clifton and found this. Very reasonably priced with large portions. I tried sate rather than pho and was glad I selected the veggie...More

Thank Gwen W
Reviewed 10 November 2016

I've been to Cilantro several times and never been disappointed. This trip I carried out pho - rich tasting yet lean beef broth. I chose the rare strips of beef for the protein and thin vermicelli rice noodles. The pho comes with nice dressings of...More

Thank Karen N
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I have been to Cilantro a number of times and it is consistently fantastic. The ingredients are always fresh. I always get the same thing - noodle bowl with pork fried rolls. The rolls, veggies and sauces all taste great and the portions are huge...More

Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Huge, steaming bowls of pho in lots of varieties, including traditional stuff like Vietnamese meatballs and lots of vegetarian options. Cheap and delicious.

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I ate here with my son. The food was good, inexpensive and there was a lot of it. I ate half of my order and took the rest home for dinner.

Thank JacquiM4
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We were passing by Cincinnati and wanted to try some local Vietnamese food. The food is bland and not your typical authentic Vietnamese food. We were so disappointed that trip advisor had good reviews for this place. Will never come back and will never recommend...More

Thank Mai Lee V
Reviewed 7 May 2016

I always get the Tofu Stir Fry Bowl with the Sate. Excellent tofu with broc, carrots, onions.. Good spring rolls. Nice waitresses.

Thank jonnybgoode2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 W McMillan St, Cincinnati, OH 45219-1238
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-281-1732
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