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Half Day Cafe

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1 Wyoming Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45215-4303
+1 513-821-2323
07:00 - 14:00
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Bradenton Beach, Florida
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76 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

I have eaten at Half-Day Cafe two or three times, and it is always a delight! The food is super delicious, the service is great, and the servers so friendly and competent. I love this restaurant and wished I lived closer so that I could eat there more often.

Thank karol234
Norwood, OH
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127 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This is our second time here for breakfast, but my first review. I got the Lemon/blueberry french toast and my husband got the peaches and cream french toast. Both were just okay, not really very satisfying and only slightly sweet. If I am going to splurge and have french toast I would like it to be sweet. I really don't... More 

Thank bizElady
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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497 reviews
304 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Visiting from Hershey Pa. One of the reasons for our visit to Cincinnati was what we had been told about this café. It is meticulously clean. The service is wonderful. The menu is very creative. Yes, very creative and wonderful food for breakfast is difficult to find. They own it. Huevos Dividiodos with carnitas and Bowl of ? I forgot... More 

Thank Richard D
Solon, Ohio
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Second time here while traveling through the area. Excellent service, Bright comfortable atmosphere. Had the mediterranean omelet; peppers,spinach goat cheese three in our party all loved the flavor. The Challah french toast was huge, tasty, but used to having it with cinnamon, not how they make it, we'll be back next time.

Thank bob y
Cincinnati, Ohio
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a relaxing breakfast this morning. Service was excellent. Lots of choices on the menu. All your usual items plus some unique items. A selection of smoothies, iced coffees and sliced grapefruit with sugar on top that is broiled briefly to caramelize it. We decided on the western omelette and the 'one of' breakfast. We both really liked the... More 

Thank John R
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Excellent food, friendly service. Stopped here for breakfast and was very pleased. Their broiled grapefruit was unique and refreshing as was the fresh squeezed orange juice. They made me blueberry pecan pancakes which were delicious. The berries were so fresh. Also tried the oatmeal with pecans and dried cranberries. It was very good and even tasted great later cold. Would... More 

Thank ggddizzy
Cincinnati, OH
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125 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Haven't been here for breakfast but can attest that the lunch menu is creative and varied. I had the Brie, Gouda and Bacon sandwich which was very good. Couldn't eat it all so brought the second half home. That was a mistake--it didn't re-heat well, so in the future would probably share this with another person. Service was good and... More 

Thank strawberryroan
Cincinnati, Ohio
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150 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

This is a popular local place that often requires a wait for a table (very limited seating). The food is pretty good, not great, but freshly prepared. I'm not letting it influence my review too much, but beware that when it's crowded, it's difficult to hold a conversation across a table.

Cincinnati, Ohio
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106 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Going out to breakfast is fun for a change of pace, but finding the right place is always difficult. You know the drill. Plenty of choices but the food almost never beats a nice breakfast made at home. As always, I'm basing my comments on the food choices that were made on this our first visit to the Half Day... More 

Thank NickDanger
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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131 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Visited for Brunch, So wife had chicken pot pie and I had the apple cinnamon french toast. The toast was light, fluffy and over an inch thick. Paired with the smoked bacon, the combination was really worth the price.

Thank D_Coop_NC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Wyoming Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45215-4303
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-821-2323

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?