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The Precinct

311 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2135
+1 513-321-5454
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • 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 yesterday via mobile

Everything we had from the mushroom butter and bread to the seafood appetizers were beyond tasty. The steaks we ordered were cooked to perfection. Order sizes are huge, come VERY hungry :) Creme Brûlée is a must for dessert.

Thank Calvin S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went to the Precinct for our 47th anniversary. From the time we walked in until we left, we were made to feel special. The hostess greeted us warmly and took our picture. Our server explained in detail different menu items since...More

Thank pamky53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were there for a rehearsal dinner. Front check in a bit uninformed, but we did make it to our group. Service great. Room was lovely. I had a filet and my hub had the salmon. They accommodated my requests for no salt. the filet...More

Thank SydneeSA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had my son's Rehearsal Dinner at The Precinct last weekend. We picked this venue based on it's stellar reputation and the amazing room (The Loft) the event was going to be in. Ashlee did a great job working with us to set things up,...More

2  Thank stepexpl
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The Precinct never disappoints. The service is always good, but our waiter, Chris, went out of his way to make our evening special. Our dinner was excellent. The steak was melt in your mouth good. We have never had a bad meal at the Precinct....More

Thank Marlachernick
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

All of Jeff Ruby's restaurants are first class. But the Precinct started it. Wonderful,simply wonderful.

Thank John T
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I decided to go here for our 25th wedding anniversary and we were not disappointed! From the complimentary champagne, great attention to details, amazing steaks and the free cheesecake with 25th written on the plate! Wow! We couldn’t have asked for a...More

Thank Robin K
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

I reached out to the Precinct for dinner reservations for a party of 18. Ashlee was so easy to work with and her and her staff including the waiters were just amazing. The food was so delicious and everyone had a great time. With a...More

1  Thank Jamie G
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

The building is something else. Used to be a police station and it was converted into a restaurant. The decor is something else and the food is great. Don’t miss it.

1  Thank KRR-PR
Reviewed August 11, 2018

We were here for a special occasion, and we were not disappointed. Our food, and our service, was excellent!

1  Thank mauiloverxo
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September 29, 2018|
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Response from HoustonCards | Reviewed this property |
Steak is their main focus. The Bone-In Filet Mignon is my favorite. They also have salmon, tuna, pork chops, etc.
Amanda W
May 15, 2018|
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Response from Robert J | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure no.
Wendi W
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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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
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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