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Mc Cormick & Schmick's

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21 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3114
+1 513-721-9339
11:00 - 23:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Lexington, Kentucky
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Get the Ultimate Mixed Grill. Our waitress Kayla suggested we add scallops and they were delicious. All was incredible. As was Kayla. A definite must!!

Thank shandaoakley
West Chester, OH
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129 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here with the family to celebrate my husband's birthday. The location right on Fountain Square is great, and the dining room is quite lovely. But for a $200+ meal, I expect the food to be better than typical "chain" food. It wasn't. Also, although our server was attentive, he brought out the wrong soup and forgot my husband's... More 

Thank boilerjenni
Overland Park, Kansas
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I sat at the bar and ordered the Shrimp Trilogy. Shrimp wasn't cleaned well (gross) and didn't taste fresh at all, orzo was lukewarm and clumped together. Order Chocolate Silk Pie. Was obviously not properly thawed and not at all how the bartender described it. Ended up paying ~$50 for just a lame meal. Felt like I got scammed. Only... More 

Thank fenkid
Mechanicsburg, PA, United States
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food still great, although they were out of what I came for. Not a biggie, but when it's what you came for..... Got swordfish instead. And it was near perfect. Wife got beef tips and lobster. Really good. One neg was really slow service. Sat night, but sparser than normal crowd, but at times we thought our waitress was in... More 

Thank James P
Cincinnati, United States
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a work luncheon here December of last year. The food was delicious and they had the table set up and waiting for us when we arrived. There were about 15 of us and they were on top of things. The service was excellent.

Thank Denise V
Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Food is great. Service is bad. Two people came up but neither introduced themselves as our server We were asked if wanted a cooler for white wine then waited for it to turn up and had to ask for it. Server Joshua not interested in us in the least.

Thank Veronica M
Annapolis, Maryland
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I came in for dinner by myself as I was on a business trip, and not only was I treated as if I wasn't there, but the food was not even cooked the way I requested. It is a shame as I have been going to McCormick's for a very long time and this visit just left me with no... More 

Thank shesadiver
Lexington, Kentucky
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

First of all the Food was never an issue . Everything tasted Great . Now getting what we ordered took a bit . Our waiter though was trying his best every step of the way . We also received two different menu's upon sitting down . One was the lunch menu the other was the dinner . To the waiters... More 

Thank dave k
Medina, Ohio
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185 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

M & S has a fantastic location downtown, and serves a nice variety of seafood. The staff is friendly, and the food is moderately priced.

Thank Shane S
glen ellyn
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334 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We had some tasty oysters, but the shucker left a lot of shell. The seared tuna was way overdone, but the tuna tartar was very good. The coconut shrimp and mussels were both good.

Thank mudfoot

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$55
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3114
  • Public Transportation: There is a Metro bus stop located one block east of the restaurant.
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 513-721-9339
McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant is located at 21 East Fifth Street, directly across the street from Fountain Square, close to Tower Place, the Convention Center & the Aronoff Center for the Arts. McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant serves more than 30 varieties of fresh fish & seafood flown in from both U.S. & international waters, available from menus that change DAILY. In addition to delicious seafood, we serve tempting pasta, poultry & beef specialties, prepared using fresh ingredients & served in a timeless & traditional presentation. We offer a private dining room that can accommodate groups of up to 160 guests. The restaurant provides custom designed menus that offer a variety of options to satisfy every guest.

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