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Embers

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8170 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45236-2904 (Galbraith Road)
+1 513-984-8090
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16:00 - 22:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Embers has been around for some years and there's a reason - or several - for that. Start with the owners attention. He's always around and always makes you feel at home. Service is always professional. The food is always good. The drinks are always well prepared. In short it's calm sailing in a world of unpredictable restaurants. It's not... More 

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Thank Bruce H
Cincinnati OH USA
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Each Holiday season my husband and I take a late afternoon off for gift shopping followed by a quiet and convenient Happy Hour at Ember's. This tradition works for us! After the gifts are purchased we treat each other to a Happy Hour date at Ember's. Ordering the warm crab cakes off the bar menu and enjoying a glass of... More 

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Thank jbexters
Florence, Kentucky
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102 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Along Montgomery Road across from the Kenwood Mall, stuffed in between Outback, a gas station and some strip malls, sits the Embers. Its menu prices would make you think that their food would compare to Jeff Ruby's or other high end restaurants in the area. The experience does not compare. Happy Hour here is good, 4-6pm. $5 glasses of wine,... More 

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Thank Bengals9
Mason, Ohio
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195 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Business dinner after a long day of work... My filet mignon was great.... juicy and tasty..nothing to say... Also appetizer... spicy shrimp were good.... I can't give 4 stars since the service, although careful, did some mistake removing cutlery when we were still using it...

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Thank Marco C
Cincinnati
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Good selection of 1/2 price sushi and discounted appetizers in the bar. Wine and cocktails also reasonably priced until 6. The atmosphere is fun and casual and the service was very good.

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Thank TouristaMama
Cincinnati
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109 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Nestled in the Kenwood area, lies a steak house that apparently could pass off as a car show. I am not into flashy cars (and think they are bad investments) but if that's your thing...go for it! It has been a long time since I have patroned this establishment. I like upscale but it is a little too much for... More 

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Thank JMR0731
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I have been to Embers several times. Without fail, the service and food are outstanding. Because my husband and I like to get a little of everything, we usually split an appetizer, salad, entree and dessert. Rather than treat us like cheapskates for not ordering 2 of each, they thoughtfully split the salad and entree onto 2 plates. The sushi... More 

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Thank Nancy R
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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108 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Came here with family for a fine dinner. Outstanding service. Outstanding food. Everyone was very pleased with their meals. They even catered to our hard-to-please mother. Pricey, but a great place to dine for a very special meal.

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Thank Diane K
Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Atmosphere very romantic outstanding customer service, it was great pleasure to have Stan as our waiter he is a touch of class. The resturant ambulance is soothing and music is relaxing. Their sushi rolls are to die for if you are seafood lover try the sea bass meat melts in your mouth...wait wait wait leave some room for the volcanic... More 

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Thank Roger G
Venice, Florida
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Great place. Food is excellent and well prepared. Server was quite knowledgeable of product and helpful. Great atmosphere with the intimacy of a conversation is not heard through the establishment. So why the .9765 from perfect? In a high end restaurant, you expect someone ( ie. the server, bussers) to clear your table constantly. We had to ask that the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
American, Sushi, Steakhouse, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8170 Montgomery Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45236-2904
    (Galbraith Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-984-8090

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?