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The Brown Dog Cafe

€€ - €€€American, , Healthy
1000 Summit Pl, Suite A, Blue Ash, OH 45242-7564
+1 513-794-1610
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  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1000 Summit Pl, Suite A, Blue Ash, OH 45242-7564
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Took my mom there and we had a wonderful meal. The lunch options are great. The hummus was great my mom tried for the first time. Service was ok and got our questions answered.

Thank maclbanks .
skrichey1971, Owner at The Brown Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for stopping by for lunch, we are glad that you enjoyed the food. Now you should try us for dinner to sample a different side of what we do here! Thanks again!

Reviewed 5 days ago

I've eaten at The Brown Dog Cafe about a dozen times over the last two years. I've never been let down with the quality and taste of their food. Their burgers are juicy and delicious and their brick oven pizza is some of my favorite...More

Thank John P
skrichey1971, Owner at The Brown Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hey John we are glad that you have enjoyed your past few visits to our restaurant. just inferring here, but it sounds like you may not have caught a breakfast or brunch here. We assure you that we don't skimp on our quality during either...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with my 2 little girls for lunch. Sunday lunch was very busy. Service was slow, but food was great. Manager made difficult wait much better. Enjoyed Brown Dog burger and girls shared grilled cheese.More

1  Thank Pras499
skrichey1971, Owner at The Brown Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad that you enjoyed the food, we admit that we occasionally get a little backed up in the kitchen. Being a small family business enjoying a wealth of customers is great, but it can be difficult to cook so many meals all at once from...More

Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

In town for a business meeting and just googled places to eat, because I am a huge dog lover decided this would be a fun place to try! First, it is located in this amazing Park! I believe it’s called Summit Park - used to...More

Thank amysS9899TV
Reviewed 13 May 2018

This was our first time at Brown Dog Cafe. My husband had heard great things about it and decided to take me and my two kids there for Mother’s Day Brunch. The buffet was mediocre to say the least. There assortment for cheeses consisted of...More

1  Thank suhani622
skrichey1971, Owner at The Brown Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

At the Brown Dog Cafe, we take a lot of pride in the food we offer, and take what our guests are saying seriously. This event was what we would refer to as a "Learning Experience" for us, and certainly we did not mean to...More

Reviewed 13 May 2018

For a price of $39 per person I was very disappointed in this brunch experience. Service: You order eggs/pancakes/waffles/omelets from the server, she took our order promptly but after telling her what we wanted, she then proceeded to ask us again. I guess she didn't...More

Thank mw45140
skrichey1971, Owner at The Brown Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

We want to apologize for the experience that you had with us on Mother's Day, this day was extraordinarily difficult to keep up with the demand, and we admit that there are many things that we could improve upon going forward. We want to be...More

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Great space in summit park but brunch was disappointing. Menu looked good but they had a hard time keeping the buffet station filled. I was able to get a mini bagel with salmon, onions & capers & a chicken breast before ordering eggs from the...More

1  Thank Karen937OH
skrichey1971, Owner at The Brown Dog Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

We are sorry about the experience that you had, unfortunately at this particular event a lot of our guests had similar issues. Perhaps we overextended ourselves, and stretched our staff too thin to properly accommodate the volume we took in that day. It has been...More

Reviewed 3 May 2018

We ate at the Brown Dog Cafe as part of Greater Cincinnati Restaurant Week. We had a little trouble finding it, but it was worthwhile. The entry desk is next to the bar and the noise level was very high. We were seated in the...More

Thank Martin `
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Food selection was good and presentation was creative. Service was a tad slow for a lunch crowd. Make reservations, even for lunch. Even if the place is half empty, they seem to expect that you made a reservation. We sat next to a window that...More

Thank Jenniffer R
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Great food, gluten free pancakes, friendly staff. Located at a park with an awesome playground and walking paths.

Thank adkmtngirl70
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Summit Pl, Suite A, Blue Ash, OH 45242-7564
    (Pfeiffer and I-71)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Blue Ash
  • Phone Number: +1 513-794-1610
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