Boca Cincinnati
Boca Cincinnati
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Boca Cincinnati

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.bocacincinnati.com/
  • Phone: 5135422022
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary Italian, French, Contemporary French
  • Executive Chef: Jeremy Lieb
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Please inquire for further details.
  • Private Party Contact: Barron Matern 5135422022

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Walnut Street
  • Parking: Valet
A word from Boca Cincinnati
Boca is Chef David Falk's ode to Europe. It is a one of a kind dining experience marrying world-class, chef driven cuisine with gracious service at an affordable price point. Boca's design couples contemporary european and american stylings with touches of rusticity in an airy urban space. The elegant and inviting surroundings welcome guests for an evening cocktail, a small bite before a great show at nearby theaters, a casual dinner with friends, or a luxurious night out in Cincinnati.
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Boca Cincinnati reviews from OpenTable diners
  • The best dining experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 3/16/2013
    The best dining experience I've had in Cincinnati!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • As always, Boca is outstanding!
    CincyDiner
    Dined on 3/15/2013
    As always, Boca is outstanding! It was bittersweet though, because it was the last weekend at the Oakley location. I'm looking forward to seeing them downtown, but I will miss this particular venue.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • BOCA is always a wonderful
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 3/13/2013
    BOCA is always a wonderful experience . The depth of Flavors in all the dishes satisfies like nothing else anywhere. A must visit as they move to their new location downtown . We will miss the old BOCA in Oakley but look forward to the new BOCA location.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Another great dinner
    DklinedVIP
    Dined on 3/8/2013
    Always one of the best in Cincinnati. Great food and service!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • We had to visit Boca once
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 3/8/2013
    We had to visit Boca once more, before it moves from Oakley to Downtown. We'll miss having them so near, but the old Maisonette site, Downtown, is not that far away, and I'm sure that they will enjoy more patronage from the hotels/conventions. We'll be sure to check them out at their new location.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We wanted to visit one final
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 3/8/2013
    We wanted to visit one final time while Boca is still in Oakley. It was a delicious meal and everything was just perfect.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Very good from start to finish.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 3/2/2013
    Very good from start to finish. We got the tasting menu paired with wine. Very yummy from start to finish. The brussels sprouts with scallop was divine. The atmosphere was comfy, but I would love if they dimmed the lights, it seemed very bright to me. Will return
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great meal
    TastyVIP
    Dined on 3/2/2013
    Another spectacular meal at Boca. As it will be relocating in mid March, we wanted to enjoy 1 final meal in a location with many fond memories. Invited another couple and enjoyed great wine selections from Jordan and spectacular service from Nicole. Wonderful new vegetarian options in addition to the usual delicious entrees. We will miss this spot; but looking forward to seeing what the "new" Boca will offer.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Yum! Food and service are
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 3/1/2013
    Yum! Food and service are first rate. Very reasonably priced wine list with an excellent selection of Italian wines which complement the food beautifully. Servers are great at selecting wines by the glass to enjoy with each course. Tasting menu is amazing too! They do feature a fixed price menu. This should not scare you - they are accommodating and it is very reasonable for the quality of the experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent as always. They
    TylerVIP
    Dined on 3/1/2013
    Excellent as always. They should not move from this location.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Boca is moving so we wanted
    lovegreatfoodVIP
    Dined on 3/1/2013
    Boca is moving so we wanted to go to this location one more time. We were seated in the room way in the back. It is just a bad space and doesn't reflect the atmosphere in the front of the house. The heat was too high and felt like it was 95 degrees - it was very uncomfortable. There was one table with 3 very young kids and another where the guy kept blowing his nose over and over into a hankerchief. We find this habit very distasteful in restaurants - especially in one where you are going to spend $250 for two on dinner - but find that more and more people will just blow anywhere. So besides the ambiance the food is really the best around town - each course was very very delicious. The service was very good. We will try the new place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Absolutely Perfect!
    Gourmade
    Dined on 2/27/2013
    Always a pleasure to dine at Boca. The tasting menu was impeccable, and they customized the menus to our dislikes, serving different options for some courses to each of us. I can't say enough about this restaurant and I am looking forward to the opening of the downtown version.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • BOCA - Sublime Italian
    OpenTable Diner Since 2002VIP
    Dined on 2/23/2013
    We have eaten at restaurants all over the world. Our most difficult cuisine to enjoy is Italian. My wife is Italian and nothing compares to Grandma. Occasionally, in the hills above Sorrento, in the Tuscan countryside, on a back street in Rome, at a trattoria in San Francisco, or a tiny restaurant in the West Village, she will find the cooking wonderful and almost comparable to Grandma. BOCA meets her high expectations and often goes beyond. It is simply a marvelous dining experience and surpasses anything else in the Midwest for Italian, including Chicago and the kitchen refuses to bend to the Midwest palate which often demands over saucing and a cloying sweetness to the cooking.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Outstanding start to finish
    DanM
    Dined on 2/23/2013
    Start to finish this was a wonderful dining experience. I'll start with the menu that was well thought out, provided choices for almost any eating preference, and was much more than the usual fair. The waiter was attentive and offered suggestions along with accepting substitutions. My wife didn't order a first course but was brought a bruschetta to enjoy while the others ate their first course, very thoughtful. Main courses were well prepared, presented, and enjoyed by all. The desserts were a perfect finish. The service from arrival to departure was superb. The valet was waiting, we were greeted upon entering, our coats were taken, and we were seated almost immediately. When leaving our coats were brought and our cars were waiting.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Not as good as the hype for $$$$$
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 2/22/2013
    Cool bar area. Nice decor. We were told that you could choose either a two course or three course dinner (salad, App, Entree) including dessert. I didn't like the fact that it was the only option available. What about a la carte ordering?? We had the sea bass and the Cod almondine. Both were just ok, small portions. The sauces were not that flavorful and it was not as tasty as hoped. We did have the scallops as part of the meal (highly recommended by the waiter and by far the best thing we ate. We should have ordered it as our main entree...it was really good!!) The cheesecake was good, too! Expected more for the money ($200+)
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always outstanding. Getting
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 2/21/2013
    Always outstanding. Getting ready to move to downtown location mid march. Still have time to visit prior to the move. Incredible food and great service. Always a great experience.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I was told they are moving
    SeppdVIP
    Dined on 2/20/2013
    I was told they are moving downtown. It's a shame. This is a great location.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Awesome
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 2/16/2013
    Awesome experience! I'm sad that this gem is leaving Oakley! Worth the money
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • First time visit. Tried all
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 2/15/2013
    First time visit. Tried all the "Boca classics" - grilled cesar, scallops, and grilled chicken (i know you would not expect grilled chicken, but it was delicious). Everything was excellent. Place is expensive, but I knew that going into the night - $250 for 2.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The portions are small & the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 2/15/2013
    The portions are small & the food is overpriced. We were underwhelmed.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Everything was pleasant, we
    BennyC
    Dined on 2/14/2013
    Everything was pleasant, we will definitely go again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful..upset they are
    OpenTable Diner Since 2003VIP
    Dined on 2/13/2013
    Wonderful..upset they are moving. Most likely won't go downtown to get there too many choices downtown, it was only upscale restaurant in the area.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Good food trumped by terrible servi
    Barrio
    Dined on 2/9/2013
    This was our first time at Boca following recomendations of friends. The food was very good. Started with the boca caesar which is unique and tasty take on a caesar salad. Overall the food was very good. However, our service was terrible and bad service overwhelms good food. The most egregious error made was our first course was served before our wine. Our server never acknowledged this error nor did he seem to care.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • My wife and I went to Boca
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/9/2013
    My wife and I went to Boca for a special birthday celebration, and we both had the Chef's seven course tasting dinner. The taste,presentation and the pairings of food were second to none and the service was attentive without being annoying. The only downsides were the very hard wooden chairs we had to sit on for two hours, and the music was a bit to loud in the back room where we sat. Overall it was a very good experience, the food was so good I almost forgot my sore bottom.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Memorable Evening
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 2/7/2013
    Our server went above and beyond to make our dinner a memorable event!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • This was a great place to
    Paul
    Dined on 2/2/2013
    This was a great place to eat a fine meal. The scallops were really good. So was the filet.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Melt in your mouth delicious!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 2/2/2013
    Melt in your mouth delicious! The wine pairings went perfectly with each course. Will definitely be back!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • exceptional everything!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 2/1/2013
    Without a doubt the best food in town! That, coupled with first-class service, makes Boca the top Cncinnati restaurant!! I cannot say enough good things about everyone there... Barron is so accommodating, Andrew took amazing care of us and the chefs always do their best work!! we love Boca!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Bless Boca
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 2/1/2013
    Jenny, who waited on us, sensing our uncertainty about a wine, volunteered to give us two samples that were similar to the one we were half decided on. She proved to be very knowledgeble, as also of course was Jordan, the wine steward. The samples were generous enough we could share and discern. The single large scallop on dark roasted brussell sprouts was seared nicely. The house-made fresh pasta (in the two versions we tried) had the extra chew one hopes for, but without any of the gumminess often characteristic of fresh pasta. A roulade of veal and pork shoulder achieved a balanced amount of moisture and taste. My companion's black tea was too strong for her, but that was a tiny concern compared to the truly attentive service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Stellar
    Flea09
    Dined on 1/25/2013
    AWESOME .... WONDERFUL ... !!! We were treated like royalty ... 7 courses choose by the line of chefs, pampered by the GM with constant attention and descriptive help of all the yumminess we consumed. Everyone needs to try it and sit at the chef's table. seriously - AMAZING.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I believe Boca is the best
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 1/25/2013
    I believe Boca is the best restaurant experience in Cincinnati. The food is beyond delicious . Always consistent and fresh. If you have not neen to Boca, you are missing a world class dining experience.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • This was our first time at
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 1/19/2013
    This was our first time at Boca's restaurant and I can't be anymore happier with the choice. The food was delicous beyond belief and the service was superb. I am very very pleased with Boca's restaurant.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The worst part was trying
    Anniversary
    Dined on 1/18/2013
    The worst part was trying to only choose 4 things! Go with a group and try it all!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • One of the best dining experineces
    dinerVIP
    Dined on 1/18/2013
    One of the best dining experineces ever! Fabulous food, great service and a particularly terrific waiter. Everything could not have been better.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We enjoyed the seven course
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 1/18/2013
    We enjoyed the seven course tasting with the wine flight. As always, it was spectacular with outstanding service. Boca has become our go-to place for special occasions and this visit did not disappoint.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We came here for my husband's
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 1/12/2013
    We came here for my husband's 30th birthday, so we were willing to spend a little bit more than a normal night out. The food was amazing! I loved the wood fired lemons!! My husband is not really a dessert person, but he said that dessert was his favorite course here! Definitely want to come back!
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    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food and service; price
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 1/12/2013
    Great food and service; price makes it a special occassion place.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious food, especially
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 1/12/2013
    Delicious food, especially the first two courses (hamachi cruda, clams/sausage/rapini). I cook well, but eating at Boca is worth eating out: not only delicious food, but food I don't prepare at home. Service is consistently excellent: attentive without being interruptive.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A great evening out. The
    hungryVIP
    Dined on 12/29/2012
    A great evening out. The food was fantastic. Desserts could use a little step up. Creme brulee on the lightly bland side. Pots de creme needs to be more dense...viscosity too much on the whipped side. Entrees were fantastic, as were pastas and appetizers. We will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We went there for a birthday
    heidiloo
    Dined on 12/21/2012
    We went there for a birthday celebration. It was just perfect!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic