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The Precinct

311 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2135
+1 513-321-5454
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
311 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2135
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Found this on tripadvisor, having been to the other Cincy location, went there while in town. We got there early, which was a blessing. Our waiter, Bryan, was probably the BEST EVER. We talked and he told of the history and explained the meal options....More

Thank JimbuckTootle
Reviewed 4 days ago

Not only did we try this place, once, but twice! Very nice, old world ambiance, excellent customer service, however, our second experience was much nicer than the first. Both Servers were professional in their demeanor and service was wonderful, but our second night Server whopped...More

Thank Phillip L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Far and away the best steaks in the area. Always enough for leftovers. The staff treat you like family. It’s great value.

Thank Kathykathykathy68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived earlier than our reservation so we opted for cocktails in their bar. It was a nice area with plenty activity. We were seated in a timely fashion and the service was exceptional. All of us had various versions of the their steak filet with...More

Thank Cranbog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was excellent and so was the food. But it took forever for the room to cool down. The staff tried there best to cool the room but our clients were still sweating. I would still go again just for the great seevice from Sheron...More

Thank jad j
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our dining experience was nothing less than as exceptional (as is always the case with The Precinct). What I truly appreciate is your flexibility with the minimum. We did a set for the 14 just in case the 4 were able to make it but...More

1  Thank markclark2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my boyfriend and I’s second time coming to The Precinct and it did not disappoint. Honestly, there’s no going wrong here. The service was superb, the food delicious and plenty, and the ambience intimate. Our server Anthony was great; he would give us...More

1  Thank Najirae B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently made a reservation to celebrate our youngest son's 8th grade graduation. All of our five children were able to be there in addition to grandparents. Ashlee recommended we use a private room and it made for a fabulous evening. They were also able...More

Thank Jeanne F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner with family on May 16, 2018 at The Precinct. The food was top notch and the service was wonderful as well, very attentive and made sure the wh9ke table enjoyed their meals. I would highly recommend this steak house. However, it is a...More

Thank Lori S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Each time we visit the Precinct, our experience is better than the last. The food is always amazing and the service is exactly what you would expect for fine dining. The entire staff at the Precinct is warm, courteous and professional. This is a must...More

1  Thank Faye R
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Response from Robert J | Reviewed this property |
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November 1, 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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Response from HoustonCards | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend business casual in the evening.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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
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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