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The Anchor

) #143 of 1,661 Restaurants in Cincinnati $$ - $$$ Seafood
1401 Race St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7009
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“oysters” (49 reviews)
“lobster roll” (9 reviews)
“chowder” (7 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
1401 Race St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7009
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Oysters were great. Very tasty and fresh. My wife had the tuna sandwich and was also very fresh and filling. We visited at lunch so not so crowded.

Thank LiketoeatCincinnati
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am a huge fan of the $1 oysters and tecate night on Thursdays. I have always been incredibly impressed with the selection of fresh seafood, especially in Cincinnati. Great spot for dates and even for larger groups!

Thank shobs87
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were visiting from out of town and so excited to try a restaurant in OTR. The calamari was ok, but my crab cake was all cake no crab. My husband ordered the daily fish and he said McDonalds filet of fish would be better...More

Thank schwanie4
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We were out to just get some apps and have a few drinks. We had some oysters and the mussels and both were very good. The bartender was great too.

Thank JinCollegeHill
Reviewed 16 May 2017

My wife and I both enjoy OTR and try to eat at a different restaurant each time we are down there. The Anchor was one of those places that we walked pasted a number of times, but we always opted to try something else. I...More

Thank Mullinscincy
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We were at the Asian Food Festival, but felt like we wanted a sit down meal, so we stopped at Anchor. It was fantastic! We had oysters, I had a shrimp cocktail, and my husband had the fish and chips. I snagged some of his...More

Thank Cheryl Y
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Small, crowded, somewhat cramped space. Urban, sophisticated, well mannered crowd. common and not so common seafood dishes. fresh, tasty, good size portions, all a la carte. excellent branzini. good scallops. very good bread. superb fried oysters. sadly they tend to frequently run out of things....More

Thank Coconuts T
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the food and atmosphere. Service was outstanding. Prices a bit high for portions. Most entrees $24 and up. Fresh seafood was very good. Adequate bar and wine offerings. Several types of oysters available. Limited non-shellfish offerings.

1  Thank JohanChop
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Had a really good dinner here last night! The oyster selection is amazing. Also tried the Shrimp Toast appetizer which was tasty. We tried the Scallops & Filet of the Day for entrees. Both had a beautiful presentation and were delicious. I would definitely go...More

Thank kjkro
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Best fried oysters. Great cole slaw - spicy but sweet. Wish they had $1 raw oysters for lunch too. Their savory beignets are my wife's favorite.

Thank BsMomma
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 Race St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7009
    (14th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: 513-421-8111
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