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The Precinct

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311 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2135 (Columbia Parkway)
+1 513-321-5454
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17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I don't know if I've ever had a better steak anywhere. It's expensive but excellent steak. Owner Jeff Ruby has multiple steakhouses in the region, but this is the most intimate and romantic -- my favorite.

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Thank Bob D
San Bruno
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Precinct offers the best steaks in a beautiful atmosphere. The service is impeccable and the food is delicious.

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Thank Terri W
Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated a friend's birthday in the bar and had a wonderful time. Great service, great food, and a fun atmosphere! Highly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank btree44
Cincinnati, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great steaks and food in general. The atmosphere is very good depending on what room you are seated in.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is pricey but the ambience and food are great. It proves it is worth the high rating it gets year after year.

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Thank Robert D
cincinnati
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our 10th year going to the Precinct for Valentines Day. The price is high, but you get what you pay for. Food is second to none. Service is superb. Atmosphere is fantastic. It's just a cool place, with tremendous food. Every year I say I'm going to try a different dish, but I always end up with the... More 

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Thank wrs1974
Cincinnati, Ohio
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Meal was great. Took my daughter and my parents there to celebrate. The only thing better than the food was the phenomenal service.

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Thank williamcA6607JR
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8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Want a fabulous steak prepared exactly the way you like it? Go here! Service is extraordinary, wine list amazing and the steaks wonderful! I have never been disappointed. And I am picky.

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Thank Kittyhock
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Elegant atmosphere and outstanding service. One of the best meals in town from the bread, thru the appetizer menu to the main course and sides selection. Love the local flavored menu choices (Collinsworth, Cronin, Mack etc). Just an outstanding experience, not just an outstanding meal.

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Thank B4771EJbradb
Cincinnati
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the ultimate "go-to" steakhouse in Cincinnati. If you want a steak that will knock your socks off get the "Steak Collinsworth" That is my go to steak! If you want service you cannot beat them. Great Raw Bar selection and magnificent service...every time. When I want something over the top....this is the place...but you pay for what you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$80
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 Delta Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2135
    (Columbia Parkway)
  • Public Transportation: There is a public transit stop across the street from the front entrance.
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: +1 513-321-5454
Description
For Jeff Ruby, this is the steakhouse that started it all. In 1981, The Precinct was born in the former Cincinnati Police Patrol House Number 6. This turn-of-the-century, Romanesque-style structure would hold what is now the longest, continuously running white tablecloth restaurant in the city. Recently named one of America's Top 10 Steakhouses by USA Today and Gayot.com, The Precinct is frequently recognized as having Cincinnati’s best steaks, seafood and service. This consistent high level of quality and overall guest experience over 3 decades has endeared Precinct to celebrities, businesspeople, families and loyal diners alike.

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