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Mc Cormick & Schmick's

) #132 of 1,637 Restaurants in Cincinnati €€€€, American, Seafood
21 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3114
+1 513-721-9339
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American, Seafood
21 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3114
Neighbourhood: Central Business District
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Reviewed 3 days ago

After an expensive dinner the day before we tried this place and were not disappointed. We both had northwest salmon saute, in small chunks amidst raspberry and other stuff on one end of a boat shaped container, and the other end and middle had some...More

Thank JvanF
Reviewed 5 days ago

We arrived on Mother's Day on the Sunday evening without a reservation. We were quickly shown to a booth in the window overlooking fountain square. Our server came to the table and took drinks order and left us to look at the menu. He soon...More

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived on Mothers' Day evening without a reservation and were immediately seated. There were lots of empty tables. The host left us and we did not see another staff person for almost half an hour. The person who finally came by took our drink...More

Thank Arch C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This steak house was very close to our hotel so we gave it a try. I would not recommend it. Good atmosphere, good service. Everything else is poor to average.

Thank BB7HotSprings_AR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined at McCormick and Schmick recently. It was just off. The prices reflect fine dining, but the atmosphere and food do not. They used to offer a variety of fresh fish options along with several ways they would cook the fish of the evening....More

Thank LibbyH1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here with much anticipation and excitement. It was attached to our hotel so I was excited when I saw it. We used to eat at the original McCormick & Schmicks and it was always very good. Anyway we were seated right away and...More

Thank dooleyandfreddie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It took 45 min to get soup. The cinnamon rolls were not cooked through-raw dough for the most part. It was not at all busy. A far cry from what this chain used to represent. Biscuits and sausage gravy was not good at all. Our...More

Thank deb7250
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I get to Cincinnati about once a year and always eat here at least once. This year's dinner was solo at the bar. Decent red wine by the glass. Wonderful chopped salad. Better than wonderful battered coconut shrimp and a spicy sauce to die for....More

Thank dan c
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

I've always been a big fan of this chain. This time when i was in Cincinnati we decided to take our client for lunch there. Good decision in retrospect. The fish as usual was awesome.

1  Thank gauravm_ggn
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Very expensive drinks and food, with food being only average. There are other seafood restaurants that are on a par or lower in price with better seafood. The restaurant was very noisy, and the service was nothing to brag about. After paying our bill, I...More

Thank barbaraa448
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Adair S
Are they offering an Easter Brunch this year and if so, what are the details?
6 April 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$55
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3114
  • Public Transportation: There is a Metro bus stop located one block east of the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 513-721-9339
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McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant is located at 21 East Fifth Street, directly across the street from Fountain Square, close to Tower Place, the Convention Center & the Aronoff Center for the Arts. McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant serves more than 30 varieties of fresh fish & seafood flown in from both U.S. & international waters, available from menus that change DAILY. In addition to delicious seafood, we serve tempting pasta, poultry & beef specialties, prepared using fresh ingredients & served in a timeless & traditional presentation. We offer a private dining room that can accommodate groups of up to 160 guests. The restaurant provides custom designed menus that offer a variety of options to satisfy every guest.