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The Anchor

€€ - €€€Seafood
1401 Race St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7009
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (49 reviews)
“lobster roll” (11 reviews)
“white fish” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 14:30 Hours
€€ - €€€
1401 Race St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7009
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on Friday night in January. You would think the place would be busy busy but not so. The place inside while I suppose it is suppose to feel charming, just looked like it needed work. Fish and chips for two and a couple of...More

Thank Bob44514
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The fish and chips was way way way too much breading, very little fish. Fries were soggy and gross. The wife's fish was OK but the brussel sprouts were under cooked. Service was fine. Venue is fine, small outside patio area. Don't order fish and...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 31 December 2017

We were in town visiting family and planning to attend a Cincinnati Shakespeare Company presentation after dinner. Since it was snowing heavily, we chose a municipal garage just across the street from The Anchor. This establishment bills itself as a "fish place"; however; nightly specials...More

Thank George W
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Our party of three ate here on a Saturday evening before a Symphony concert in nearby Music Hall. We three women decided to share two meals and one appetizer between us. The appetizer was biscuits, described by the waitress as having layers of pimento cheese...More

Thank cmkcmk
Reviewed 29 November 2017

DH and I ate here before a concert, and probably will not go again. The food and service were both undistinguished, but the prices were high. It takes A LOT for me to persuade my husband to go out to dinner, and I feel like...More

Thank Schmetterlingtasche
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Wonderful place, great seafood, food, service, but on a repeat visit we found the Lobster Roll to be guilty of two cardinal sins: no good and way way way too expensive, by at least $9-12 .... for better lobster rolls right here in the Queen...More

Thank essexofwessex
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Four of us went to Anchor on a Friday night. It was not crowded as there were open tables. Our foursome was seated in a booth for eight with another couple. It was odd but I did not say anything. The food was good but...More

Thank 974knitter
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Located just off of Washington Park so it’s close to Music Hall, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Company. We ate outside on not so comfortable aluminum bistro chairs. Our waiter was knowledgeable bu the food was so so. The grouper special was small and tough. The fish...More

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 8 October 2017

My husband and I ate here before a Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra concert at Music Hall. The restaurant is right across Washington Park from Music Hall, so the location is perfect to park once, then do dinner and a concert. In nice weather, there is a...More

Thank cmkcmk
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

I love seafood so my husband and I were very excited to try The Anchor restaurant but it was very disappointed. The plates are very expensive for the size. I ordered the season fish which was a gruber fish, it was ok and very very...More

Thank Rafaela C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 Race St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7009
    (14th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: 513-421-8111
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