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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%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (374 reviews)
“freddie salad” (37 reviews)
“bananas foster” (22 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
311 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2135
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1 - 10 of 692 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going to The Precinct for many years now and even though I moved away from the neighborhood, I will still make the trek across town for my favorite steakhouse. I like the opportunity to decide on the dining room vs the bar...More

Thank tfitz928
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I's birthdays are 3 days apart - so we split the difference and had a wonderful meal here. We treated ourselves to Chesapeake oysters, scallop appetizer and drinks to begin. (HIGHLY recommend the new Fall Classic cocktail!) My husband said it was...More

Thank stefanieadams09
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best food that we have ever had. The Server made sure that everything was excellent. She asked if there was an occasion that were there. Our 34th Anniversary. She took out picture after dinner and returned with a printed picture in a frame. It was...More

Thank William L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was looking for a local steakhouse not a chain as we were visiting from California. We first got seated in the front room and it was REALLY loud, I asked to be moved and they did move us to a much quieter table. The...More

Thank funw3boys
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent steakhouse. Completely different experience from the regular Jeff Rubies downtown, but the food was everything you expect from one of his restaurants. Lots of smaller intimate rooms on different levels so groups can have a more private dining experience. The red upholstered walls and...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love this history and ambiance but love the food even more! The salted rye bread they bring out before the meal is the best bread Ive ever had in my life! My husbands steak was way over seasoned but we rarely use salt so could...More

Thank JanetMacht
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This is my favorite restaurant while visiting Cincinnati. The food and service are great. The food is constantly excellent. The steaks are always cooked at the right temperature. It is easy to find this restaurant.

Thank HoustonCards
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We went with a larger crowd and the service on the top level was very detailed. Fun personality and attention to detail was very nice to witness. The price is $$$$ but most people know that going in but it was work it. Aj green...More

Thank HoggLife1
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Dinner here transported one back to the golden age of Hollywood and 1950's politics. The private dining room complete with fireplace was perfect! The decor eclectic and fun. The food was carefully prepared. The pork chop was HUGE and delicious. The Freddy Salad was scrumptious!...More

Thank Susan Z
Reviewed 9 October 2017

no matter what you order on the menu here, you cant go wrong!!! The only complaint I have it the bathroom is up steps, and if you are handicapped it is very difficult to get to the bathroom. The platter of raw oysters are both...More

Thank 149sherried
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Wendi W
1 November 2017|
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Response from Larry S | Reviewed this property |
It is not "kid" unfriendly. It is a 'fine dining' experience with the best prepared and presented foods and the finest wines in an absolutely stunning setting. What you have to ask yourselves is: "Are my kids well-trained... More
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takarraj
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Response from HoustonCards | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend business casual in the evening.
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pehouck
3 June 2016|
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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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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
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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