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Mc Cormick & Schmick's

21 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3114
+1 513-721-9339
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good29%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Seafood
21 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3114
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We travel with a WW2 Veteran and we always go McCormick & Schmick's for the wonderful meal offered to Veterans on Memorial Day. We were traveling and not close to one this particular year. When we were were visiting this location and were graciously greeted...More

Thank Amylynn616
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have visited this location a number of times and have always had great service, in clean, upscale environment with friendly, courteous, efficient staff, with excellent seafood dishes.

Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for happy hour while in Cincinnati for a wedding. Great happy our with good prices and good happy hour food. Best we could find in the area close to the Hilton.

Thank Rikbo
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Although, I have to say, it hit the spot, when I was very hungry, a couple of things were disappointing. My husband and I came in way after the dinner crowd. They were pretty slow, but still enough to be having full service. We sat...More

Thank WVCAgirl
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I ate dinner with a friend before a concert in downtown Cincinnati. We were seated promptly, and attended by a friendly, helpful wait staff. I expressed an interest in the Landry's reward program, and the manager came by personally to explain and help me sign...More

Thank cmkcmk
Reviewed 19 May 2017

After an expensive dinner the day before we tried this place and were not disappointed. We both had northwest salmon saute, in small chunks amidst raspberry and other stuff on one end of a boat shaped container, and the other end and middle had some...More

Thank JvanF
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We arrived on Mother's Day on the Sunday evening without a reservation. We were quickly shown to a booth in the window overlooking fountain square. Our server came to the table and took drinks order and left us to look at the menu. He soon...More

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We arrived on Mothers' Day evening without a reservation and were immediately seated. There were lots of empty tables. The host left us and we did not see another staff person for almost half an hour. The person who finally came by took our drink...More

Thank Arch C
Reviewed 14 May 2017

This steak house was very close to our hotel so we gave it a try. I would not recommend it. Good atmosphere, good service. Everything else is poor to average.

Thank BB7HotSprings_AR
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We dined at McCormick and Schmick recently. It was just off. The prices reflect fine dining, but the atmosphere and food do not. They used to offer a variety of fresh fish options along with several ways they would cook the fish of the evening....More

Thank LibbyH1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$55
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
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
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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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