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The Root Beer Stand

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11566 Reading Rd, Sharonville, OH 45241-2241
+1 513-769-4349
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to eat some time, not my type but once in while is good Ahalandi ahskks sjakms sjskam saas

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Homemade Root Beer served in chilled mugs - what more can you ask for? Open seasonally - very, very busy (of course it would be!). They are also serve burgers, hot dogs, nachos, hot pretzels, etc. Indoor counter seating and outdoor picnic tables...

Thank Deb022
United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Root Beer stand is a beloved tradition of my family. During the summer, my grandparents would take me there for a coney, a big mug of that delicious root beer, and to play with those fun little water ring gadgets. They took my mother there as a child and we still go to this day. It is a fun... More 

Thank Lindilynn
Sharonville, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

The Root Beer is so good. It is always crowded. Too crowded sometimes. Great for kids. They have picnic tables in backnow with small play area. Kids like the train that goes by.

Thank Michelle B
Ashburn, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Stood in a crowded lunch time line to taste this legendary homemade root beer. I wasn't disappointed and added a cheese coney footlong ( a chili dog with cheese). If you want a smaller crowd go after 1PM. They even had a lunch counter but no one moved so we ate at a picnic table behind the building.

Thank VaTechDad
Cincinnati, Ohio
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

I can't speak for the food because I didn't eat anything on my first visit. I did however have root beer from a glass mug followed by a root beer float. I don't normally drink root beer but what they have here is very good stuff. Paired with ice cream you can go wrong. Place is very small but if... More 

Thank CJ H
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

The root beer is served chilled in mugs stored in a water chiller. No ice unless you specifically order it (don't order it!). Water for the chiller and for making the root beer is pumped from artesian wells under the place. The chili dogs are exactly what you'd expect, every time. Good dogs, steamed buns, mild onions and chili and... More 

Thank hockster99
Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

This place is a mixed bag, I am a Burger Bloggger & reviewer, so went here due to the good burger reviews I had read, I got a simple plain Hamburger with lettuce, Mayo on a bun, $2.50 it was barely the size of a Mcdonalds Hamburger that sells for a dollar, it also is not far from the taste... More 

Thank Rspene s
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

The wait staff was very friendly and the food was very reasonably priced. We are from out of town and we definitely recommend it if your looking for a good old fashioned chili dog and root beer float.

Thank landlover7779
Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

It only took me of 15 years of being in the area to stop in for a bite. Inexpensive, but tasty. Cash only.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Fast food, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11566 Reading Rd, Sharonville, OH 45241-2241
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sharonville
  • Phone Number: +1 513-769-4349
The Root Beer Stand has been a close-knit family operation from day one and remains so today. As a matter of fact, both of our main cooks met the men they married while working at The Stand. They were carhops back in the 60's, and still enjoy the fast-paced work. And the root beer.

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