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The Blind Lemon

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mount Adams
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936 Hatch St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1529
+1 513-241-3885
05:00 - 02:00
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Sun 15:00 - 02:00
Mon - Thu 05:00 - 02:00
Fri 05:00 - 02:30
Sat 15:00 - 02:30
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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

It had been years since my last visit to The Blind Lemon, yet it was exactly the same. Same beautiful patio, same acoustic music, same cool vibe. I came with two teenagers in tow, they had sodas and took it all in...they enjoyed hanging on the patio as much as we did! A perfect way to spend some time in... More 

Thank Tammy T
Lebanon, Ohio
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

A truly unique experience--every time, in every season. It's a tiny hole-in-the-wall, through a narrow passage just outside the Mt Adams Bar & Grille, down a few steps into a simple basement without a roof. But it's simple eclectic decorations interacting well-tended garden spaces give it a graceful natural ambiance. A lace- leafed Japanese maple grows out of a stone... More 

Thank Joe H
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34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We love this place! Outdoor area open even when cold with a firepit and live music! Cute, cozy, interesting indoor area. A must visit!

Thank 87debrab
dayton ohio
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42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

My friends and I stopped here after dinner. From 800 pm till midnight it has live music. We had a jazz musician on a Wednesday night. Fun place to drink and relax. Would go back

Thank otisdawg
Cincinnati, Ohio
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016

After dinner with some friends for a birthday, we went to the Blind Lemon for a nightcap. Great live music, friendly wait staff, and reasonably priced drinks. In warm weather there is also an outside patio.

Thank E M
Singapore, null, Singapore
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91 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Went here on a snowy night with my dad. I thought it would be dead because the outdoor area was unusable, but instead found a little cozy oasis complete with a roaring fire inside. It was the perfect place on a winter night. I was with my dad but it would be great for a date! They make good alcoholi/hot... More 

Thank MagsCoops
Jacksonville, Florida
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422 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Hands down my favorite bar in Cincy--of course it has some history and some personal history for me. I always have a drink here when I visit. It's tiny inside but heavy on groovy and the outdoor courtyard is fab in cooler weather (probably warm weather too) If you are visiting Cincy, try to fit a stop in for an... More 

Thank MrsH0dges
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157 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Historic bar with outdoor seating and entertainment. Friendly wait staff and good selection if spirits make this spot a must when in Mt. Adams. Outdoor seating is a must. Do miss the fire pit, but a propane heater is available for chilly nights.

Thank macnmiles
Harrison, OH
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2015

First of all, this isn't a restaurant, it's a bar with a great courtyard and live music. My wife and I went on a Saturday to listen to the live music and the music was good but there were so many groups of 4 that were more interested in talking then listening to the music. We would have probably done... More 

1 Thank cort43202
Cincinnati, Ohio
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2015

A must, you get to this tiny little Bar (one of oldest in city) by walking down a small passageway, completely enclosed very old world.

2 Thank 611Richard1946

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
15:00 - 02:00
05:00 - 02:00
05:00 - 02:00
05:00 - 02:00
05:00 - 02:00
05:00 - 02:30
15:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 936 Hatch St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1529
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Mount Adams
  • Neighbourhood: Mount Adams
  • Phone Number: +1 513-241-3885

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