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Alfio's buon cibo

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Erie Avenue, Cincinnati, OH (Erie & Michigan)
17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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118 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The waitress was very sweet and helpful. The food was ok. Some items were much better then others. We did appreciate the duo ravioli dish giving us the opportunity to taste several options since we both had that as our entree. The deviled eggs are interesting. And we appreciated the pasta being fresh. I wouldn't return simple because there are... More 

Thank Jenny B
Athens, Ohio
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Greeted at the door and excellent service continued all evening. The waiter was well versed on the wine. The short rib ravioli is AMAZING and so was the scallops. The manager and entire staff made the night a great first night out in Cincy. Highly recommend. We will be back.

Thank HawkMaiden2008
Cincinnati, Ohio
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the aroma, to the atmosphere, this restaurant is authentic. The menu options, the food presentation and finally the taste. Really, really good. I can't wait to go back. A nice authentic Italian option in a city loaded with Olive Garden's and Bravo's.

Thank MollyChina
Boston, Massachusetts
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We come for the short rib ravioli! It's their popular dish and for good reason. Freshly made pasta filled with short ribs in a creamy truffle sauce with mushrooms. It's like a Marsala sauce that got upgraded. Decent dinner portions. For $25 you can pick two different pasta dishes. The chicken gnocchi is in a cheesy sauce and comes with... More 

Thank lileemai
Lancaster, Ohio
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281 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Very enjoyable evening at this small, popular Italian upscale venue in a lively, fun neighborhood. Staff exceptionally efficient, professional and friendly. Nice wine selections. Delicious food creations. Especially enjoyed other reviewer's recommendation of the empanadas as an appetizer choice! Delicious !!! Salad choices are also great! Prices very reasonable!

Thank Bobbi58
Cincinnati, Ohio
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206 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

My wife and I have been wanting to try Alfio's buon cibo for quite some time now but just have not done so. Well, I decided for my birthday dinner we would give it a try and we were not disappointed. We chose a high top table in the front of the bar area looking out at the square. There... More 

Thank cincytripper
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017

A favorite when in Cincinnati on business. Great food, drink, and atmosphere and the staff are attentive and cordial. Always a tough decision but when in doubt go for the short rib ravioli's (they now have a ravioli duo so you can pick two).

Thank Jack G
Vineland, New Jersey
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219 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Had dinner with family while visiting. We made reservations on a Saturday night, and were seated promptly. Tyler was our attentive waiter. The menu not overwhelmingly huge, and is proported to be Argentine and Italian. The food is not fusion, but some Italian and some Argentinian choices. Enough choices to satisfy all palates. We ordered 2 bottles of wine, (a... More 

Thank jennygirl57
Cincinnati, Ohio
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93 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

It is always difficult to decide what to order when going to Alfio's. The Ravioili's are amazing, the short rib is my favorite and they now offer an option to pick two. The empandas make a great starter and the specials are always good. The service is also outstanding and most of the staff has been there for quite a... More 

Thank Tiffanie P
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491 reviews
367 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

It has been awhile since I have been here, but it was again a great experience. The setup is very nice with a comfortable bar area with some TVs for sports, if interested. We had reservations and my wife and i went with another couple. I love the menu- many good options to choose from and then they have specials.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Erie Avenue, Cincinnati, OH
    (Erie & Michigan)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati
  • Phone Number: 513-321-0555

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