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1212 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7117
+1 513-421-2020
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“poutine” (60 reviews)
“trailer park” (35 reviews)
American, Bar, International
$$ - $$$
1212 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7117
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hot dogs...you’re telling me the main thing you serve is hot dogs? And people RAVE about this restaurant?!? I was not impressed. Obviously. I had the pot stickers, which were good but you only 5 so I left hungry. I would not go back or...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Senate checked off all the boxes - this place has a great vibe and excellent food and drinks. The Korean dog was sublime

Thank pssunrisefl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had heard about Senate and I wasn’t sure what to expect. Eh, hot dogs? Ok, I’m game. I had no idea how amazing these dogs would be and the Poutine with Duck Fries were succulent! And we tipped it off with Bread pudding! Yum!

Thank Bob S
Reviewed May 17, 2018

$11 for a small pour of wine was a bad first step. Salad looked good but just didn't have much flavor. Pot stickers were good. We ordered the Trailer Park Dog. The hot dog was dry and the combination of dog, cheese, chips and slaw...More

Thank Jane G
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

Thank you to the staff for treating my son and I like Kings and Princes What’s left of our meal. The coffee ‘shrub’!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank KLP2488
Reviewed April 23, 2018

Some of the most amazing service I've encountered. Friendly staff, good food. They pour bottled beers in a glass for you. Beer selection is great! A lot of craft/local stuff. Unique hot dogs. They have poutine too. Hot dogs are about $11. I like the...More

Thank Cara3
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Crowded, 10 dollar plus hot dogs $6 duck fat fries....Not a place that I can rave about like others do. Taken there by my family who had been there before. Yes the hot dogs are unique and service excellent. I didnt enjoy sitting at the...More

1  Thank glenn c
Reviewed March 31, 2018

They are known for their unique hot dogs. My wife got the Lindsey Lohan dog and loved it. I'm not a hot dog guy, so a got the Poutine, and Bone Marrow sides. For me, these where great choices. I particularly loved the bone marrow...More

Thank DennyMH
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Really? What in the hell would possess you to pay $11 for a hot dog?! You ignorant college kids will figure it out one day and decide this place was pure Crap.

1  Thank Randy S
Reviewed March 23, 2018

We enjoyed stopping by here for lunch of gourmet hot dogs. The service was outstanding. The food was very good. Loved the atmosphere.

Thank ThompsonDM
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Questions & Answers
October 10, 2017|
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Response from Bryan B | Reviewed this property |
You can also park at Washington Park (on Race Street). Covered underground garage. Meters are on 7 days a week, with shorter hours of operation on Sunday.
June 29, 2017|
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Response from Katia T | Reviewed this property |
no they dont take reservations, but the place is pretty small for a restaraunt though.
September 24, 2015|
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Response from 508sandrau | Reviewed this property |
There may be several risking on the menu..be sure to have a description if you remember of the label or fruitiness/sweetness of the wine. If it just came out by the glass it may have been the house wine. Be sure to not... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1212 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7117
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-421-2020
  • E-mail
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