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The Precinct

311 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2135
+1 513-321-5454
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (407 reviews)
“freddie salad” (38 reviews)
“bananas foster” (21 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00 Hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
311 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2135
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food with recognizable to gourmet menu options for selective foodies. The steak melts in your mouth, the dishes are wonderfully prepared and presented in a comfortably elegant, exceptionally hospitable environment. The staff is well informed, works in teams and attends to every detail to...More

Thank SandyD_12
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

We went for our anniversary and both got steaks. They were cooked perfectly! The garlic mashed potatoes and Mac & cheese are delicious! Our waiter Kris was outstanding and even brought us a slice of cheesecake to help celebrate. We will definitely be back!

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

The Precinct as amazing steak and is the best restaurant in all of Cincinnati. This is a must go to. Be sure to book in advance!

Thank 832dublin202
Reviewed 8 May 2018

We went early for dinner. They open at 4:30pm. There were seats in both the dinning room and the bar. We chose the bar, it has high tables and nice size booths. The atmosphere in the bar was very nice. Our waiter who’s name was...More

Thank bobo1Ky
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Simply Amazing first class all the way. I love this place and recommend to everyone. Get the Eifert with the Chris Collinsworth topping....👍

Thank billyoverton2005
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Just ate at bar in precinct and everything was great. From the bread starter with truffle butter the the Caesar and Freddie salads to the awesome raw bar with cocktail sauce for a start. Then there are the steaks. These are my gold standard by...More

Thank Robert J
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Our bachelor party dinner, coordinated by Ashlee, was absolutely incredible! The time spent at The Precinct was perfect, our meals and drinks were executed perfectly and we couldn’t have ended the weekend on a better note. I reserved the Ruby Room a few months in...More

Thank grstephens14
Reviewed 24 April 2018

WE visited on a Saturday @ 5:15 pm.. They opened @ 5. I had made reservations over a month ago. We were a party of 8. We were seated in the beautiful decorated Jeff Ruby Room. It was absolutely perfect for our party. We had...More

Thank phislamajama
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Everything was awesome! The staff happy and helpful. You will have to go long and far to beat this place. Everything was served with a smile, no request is too large. And the best thing of all, the food is wonderful. Served just as ordered.

Thank Teresa L
Reviewed 14 April 2018

This and other supposed great steak houses depend on people to think they must eat at the most expensive places to get the best food. The are extremely overpriced for a lot of reasons, not beside the fact that the steaks are not as good...More

Thank HappyFromCincy
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Response from Robert J | Reviewed this property |
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2 November 2017|
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Response from Larry S | Reviewed this property |
It is not "kid" unfriendly. It is a 'fine dining' experience with the best prepared and presented foods and the finest wines in an absolutely stunning setting. What you have to ask yourselves is: "Are my kids well-trained... More
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Response from HoustonCards | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend business casual in the evening.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2135
    (Columbia Parkway)
  • Public Transportation: There is a public transit stop across the street from the front entrance.
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-321-5454
For Jeff Ruby, this is the steakhouse that started it all. In 1981, The Precinct was born in the former Cincinnati Police Patrol House Number 6. This turn-of-the-century, Romanesque-style structure would hold what is now the longest, continuously running white tablecloth restaurant in the city. Recently named one of America's Top 10 Steakhouses by USA Today and Gayot.com, The Precinct is frequently recognized as having Cincinnati’s best steaks, seafood and service. This consistent high level of quality and overall guest experience over 3 decades has endeared Precinct to celebrities, businesspeople, families and loyal diners alike.
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