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The Precinct

311 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2135
+1 513-321-5454
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (359 reviews)
“freddie salad” (37 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
311 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2135
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171 - 180 of 665 reviews

Reviewed 3 June 2016

I've gone been several times since opening and the last was 2014.The food choices/ flavors have been great. The last visit, my group of 3 were directed to the Bar area to wait for a dining table that never came. We ended eating apps. and...More

Thank scipio j
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Came here to celebrate my anniversary with my wife and her parents, and was excited to try out such a well reviewed cincy establishment. Was very disappointed when we arrived for our 7:45pm appt and had to wait 45 minutes to get seated. The server...More

1  Thank Michael K
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Visited with out of town guests from Nashville. We ate at a booth in the bar. The Matre de is attentive to all, the hostess is friendly and the atmosphere was lively and fun! But none of that would deserve this review if the oysters...More

Thank Lorie M
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

I've been to the Precinct many times and it never disappoints. A little off the beaten path from Cincinnati, but it's well worth the short drive. Their steaks are ALL outstanding! Most are named for current/former Cincinnati sports figures and on any given night you...More

Thank DJR1250
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

We have not been to The Precinct in several years. We were looking forward to a nice dinner with friends. The Precinct had always had an outstanding reputation, hopefully last night was a bad night! We all started our meal with salads and drinks, those...More

Thank Jill1652
Reviewed 24 May 2016

the steak was excellent and the atmosphere was nice. Traffic was very loud but expected on outside dinner.

Thank David H
Reviewed 24 May 2016

The precinct has great stakes and seafood and the service is impeccable. You cannot go wrong by dining here especially for a special occasion or celebration! The menu has a steak or seafood dish for everybody! Nice selection of wines too.

1  Thank wcpigg
Reviewed 21 May 2016

The primary fault of the restaurant in this case, and it was a big one, was to seat the last guests of the night in tables immediately adjacent to each other in the front corner of the dining room. We were seated so close that...More

1  Thank assessor370
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I went to place to eat a good steak and that is exactly what I got. The atmosphere was great, waiting staff very friendly and knowledgeable. The food was excellent. The wines were priced very decently. What else can you want? Highly recommended!

Thank Dutch_Freq_Traveller
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We celebrated my sons graduating from Xavier University. This was one a the best meals we have ever had. From Apps to dessert it was to die for. The steaks could be cut with a fork, the mac and cheese was incredible, the oysters delicious...More

Thank Connie W
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Response from HoustonCards | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend business casual in the evening.
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pehouck
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Response from Brian S | Reviewed this property |
No suit and tie required but decent attire other than jeans and a teenshirt
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Casual attire is fine at the Precinct.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$80
Meals
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
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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