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BrewRiver GastroPub

$$ - $$$American, ,
2062 Riverside Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1843
+1 513-861-2484
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“truffle fries” (16 reviews)
“gumbo” (10 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Cajun & Creole, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2062 Riverside Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1843
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have had numerous meals at BrewRiver, and have always been satisfied. Service can be slow when they are busy, which is true of most places this popular. The food is hardy and satisfying, especially the mac and cheese. The patio is a pleasant dining environment...More

Thank Judith R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sat outside but got there early. Very busy even at 5pm. Everyone got something different and it was all very large and tasty. They were understaffed so it took awhile for us to get our food.

Thank Zach A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us came for dinner for my birthday. Very nice outside seating, with a good atmosphere. Restaurant is New Orleans style with Louisiana style food. Food was great.. they even make their own dips in kitchen. (Ketchup, ranch, etc) Our waitress/service was very...More

Thank jrjohn826
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Never had the Risotto Balls before. They tasted great. This was a main dish and there was nothing else? If you are hungry, you better pick something else. We were still hungry when we left. I think I will pass on these Risotto balls as...More

Thank LarryaPilot
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We had a family dinner. I had the Muffaletto and was just right. The rest of the family had a burger, Portobello mushroom and shrimp po boy. The waffle fries are an acquired taste and are crunchy. Ample parking is across the street.

Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Really good food in a laid back restaurant. It's kind of in the middle of nowhere but worth finding. Great beer selection, full bar, and a simple menu reminiscent of a decent New Orleans pub. Try the poutine or the truffle fries or the burgers...More

Thank JC1120
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We had reservations and were seated at 7. The server stopped by and said I'll be right back. I did not have a beverage until 738. Yes I was timing it. We ordered truffle fries for an appetizer and they came out cold and were...More

Thank Deb H
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We were visiting my daughter and son in law and they stumbled upon this place a year or so ago. Very laid back with a great beer selection and comfortable atmosphere along the river. My wife said its the best fried chicken she's had in...More

Thank dts71
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Enjoyed our experience with a party of 8. The menu has a variety of unique options and great beer selection. The service was a tad slow but our waitress was very friendly and accommodating. Everyone enjoyed the food. There is no children's menu per se,...More

Thank CleveTrav
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Brew River is a great place for lunch or dinner offering many high-end dishes as well as oyster and shrimp poboys! I love the atmosphere and the craft beer selection is awesome (they even give you hints on the menu as to what beer or...More

Thank Christina M
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Response from Suzanne B | Reviewed this property |
It is thick, but still has some broth to it. It is very tasty - -I would definitely say give it a try!
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Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available
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Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2062 Riverside Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1843 (Formerly Brew River Gastro Pub)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-861-2484
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BrewRiver is a New Orleans Influenced gastro pub, where craft beer isn't just a libation, but part of our recipes!. Everything in our kitchen is made from scratch, including catsup, gelato and all dressings, stocks and soups. Our bar has 23 all craft drafts, a small production, boutique wine list and craft cocktails. Michael Shields, our Executive Chef spent 6 years under the tutelage of Emeril Lagasse. BrewRiver is serious about our food, drink and service.
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