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The Precinct

311 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2135
+1 513-321-5454
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good12%
  • 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 3 days ago

Great steaks and service. Never had other than a great meal. Accommodated our family. Grand kids and all

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Frank K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great food a little on the pricey side but well worthy it. Great Jeff Ruby restaurant. Can’t go wrong.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Voyager726478
Reviewed 4 days ago

Food is good but way over priced. They are pretty nice about splitting up diners. The bar area is the best tables way to crowded in main part.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank skipra
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Always go to abRuby restaurant for our anniversary and The Precinct is our favorite. Although the food is delicious at all of them, this on is the most unique

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 345barryv
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Always excellent food and service! We love the Precinct but have also been to Ruby's in Nashville. You can never go wrong at a Jeff Ruby's establishment.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Mike B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Cincinnati is full of refurbished buildings with interesting history. The Precinct is one of those buildings. It was once a police station built in the 1800s. The food is great. It is a steakhouse, however I always order the chilean sea bass.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank encore192
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I absolutely love the steak at The Precinct. It melts in your mouth just as you would expect from them.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Marre313
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Precinct always does a fantastic job. The food and the service are always impeccable. We last went to celebrate our son's high school graduation, and it was outstanding from start to finish.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Krista S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We love The Precinct! The food was excellent, all prepared very well. Our waitress, Paige, was wonderful. Thanks Paige! The crab claws and shrimp were perfect, the oysters were mmm mmm good and our steaks were phenomenal! Love that the Precinct includes potatoes and a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Willi1264
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went out for dinner here with customers and it was amazing. One of the better steaks I have ever had. Huge portion of food, expertly prepared. The atmosphere is great and very fun and lively. Service was great as it should be at a place...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BigDaddy3859
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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
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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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