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The Anchor

) #137 of 1,656 Restaurants in Cincinnati €€ - €€€ American, Seafood
1401 Race St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7009
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“oysters” (46 reviews)
“lobster roll” (9 reviews)
“chowder” (7 reviews)
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American, Seafood
€€ - €€€
1401 Race St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7009
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were out to just get some apps and have a few drinks. We had some oysters and the mussels and both were very good. The bartender was great too.

Thank JinCollegeHill
Reviewed 16 May 2017

My wife and I both enjoy OTR and try to eat at a different restaurant each time we are down there. The Anchor was one of those places that we walked pasted a number of times, but we always opted to try something else. I...More

Thank Mullinscincy
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We were at the Asian Food Festival, but felt like we wanted a sit down meal, so we stopped at Anchor. It was fantastic! We had oysters, I had a shrimp cocktail, and my husband had the fish and chips. I snagged some of his...More

Thank Cheryl Y
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Small, crowded, somewhat cramped space. Urban, sophisticated, well mannered crowd. common and not so common seafood dishes. fresh, tasty, good size portions, all a la carte. excellent branzini. good scallops. very good bread. superb fried oysters. sadly they tend to frequently run out of things....More

Thank Coconuts T
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the food and atmosphere. Service was outstanding. Prices a bit high for portions. Most entrees $24 and up. Fresh seafood was very good. Adequate bar and wine offerings. Several types of oysters available. Limited non-shellfish offerings.

1  Thank JohanChop
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Had a really good dinner here last night! The oyster selection is amazing. Also tried the Shrimp Toast appetizer which was tasty. We tried the Scallops & Filet of the Day for entrees. Both had a beautiful presentation and were delicious. I would definitely go...More

Thank kjkro
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Best fried oysters. Great cole slaw - spicy but sweet. Wish they had $1 raw oysters for lunch too. Their savory beignets are my wife's favorite.

Thank BsMomma
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We were really pleased with the service. Our server provided recommendations and suggestions and did a nice job pacing the meal while never making us feel rushed. The chowder was excellent and we both enjoyed the daily specials

Thank l s
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I had a lovely dinner with a friend recently. The service was great, the food was excellent as was the atmosphere, Would love to go back. I really enjoyed the fish and chips with the curry aioli, wonderful!

Thank Luight
Reviewed 13 February 2017

New places pop up almost every week in this rapidly renovating trendy neighborhood so I humor my wife who likes to try out new places before they fail or get so popular that you can't get in or quality starts deteriorating. We went for lunch....More

Thank Crow_in_the_tree
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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
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
  • E-mail
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