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Red Squirrel Restaurant

344 Walnut St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-4004
+1 513-721-1127
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good25%
  • Average51%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible12%
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“lunch” (3 reviews)
“sandwiches” (3 reviews)
“chilli” (2 reviews)
$$ - $$$
344 Walnut St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-4004
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Reviewed August 30, 2017

This place never changes, and that is a good thing. All the lunch basics are here - salads, soups, sandwiches and Empress chili. It is in the basement of a building on Walnut Street downtown, you go down about 5 steps to get in. Lots...More

Thank Abby G
Reviewed August 17, 2017

Lots of sandwiches to choose from or you can create your own combo. Love the chicken salad and bacon - it's my go-to favorite. But there's so much more.

Thank Ironmummy44
Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

First visit, even though we're both downtown residents. Looking for a good lunch now that Paula's is closed :o(. Place was very busy despite the fact that it was between Christmas & New Year's. We ordered takeout - service and food quality were very good...More

Thank USMA74
Reviewed April 9, 2014

We were all pumped to go check it out. It was there two weeks before we visited (latter part of March 2014). We arrived and there was a manlift outside, the sign was down. Oh well!!

Thank 55_D_and_d
Reviewed May 29, 2013

This local chain is NOT owned by Frisch's. Various members of one extended family own the different locations. Perhaps one or more of these people are also Frisch's franchisees, but the Squirrel is NOT owned or operated by Frisch's.

Thank PG58
Reviewed July 12, 2012

I worked downtown for many years and thoroughly enjoyed going to the Squirrel for lunch when the opportunity arose. Sandwiches and soups are their staples. Expect to be rushed because they try to satisfy everyone and get you out as soon as possible as it...More

Thank Robert O
Reviewed January 6, 2012

This is a chain owned by Frisches (Big Boy). Their main offerings are sandwiches but they offer breakfasts and have a fairly wide deli-style menu to choose from. Value-wise there are no bargains here but the food isn't terribly overpriced either. The atmosphere and decor...More

Thank Bob S
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Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 344 Walnut St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-4004
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 513-721-1127
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