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Eddie Merlot's - Cincinnati
Eddie Merlot's - Cincinnati

Eddie Merlot's - Cincinnati Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.eddiemerlots.com
  • Email: cincinnatiem@eddiemerlots.com
  • Phone: (513) 489-1212
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Bryan Hopping
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Private Party Facilities: Eddie Merlot’s talented culinary team and our expert service staff are dedicated to providing you and your guests with a truly memorable dining experience. It is their goal to provide a fine dining steak house with emphasis on serving the finest U.S.D.A. Prime Aged Beef and Seafood. Side dishes are served family style and are large enough to serve two if desired. Eddie Merlot’s boasts a contemporary but stunningly elegant interior design and atmosphere—where guests can have fun, relax and enjoy listening to up-tempo music, while dressed in business or casual attire. There are three private rooms/areas to choose from according to your needs. The Chardonnay Room, which can seat approximately 40 guests comfortably, the Merlot Room, which seats approximately 80 guests and the Cabernet Room, seating 40 guests. Eddie Merlot’s Sales Manager will assist you plan a function that will leave your guests knowing who is the best host in town, you!
  • Private Party Contact: Melanie Sandy (513) 489-1212

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Interstate 275
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary valet parking is offered 7 nights a week. Free on site parking is also available.
A word from Eddie Merlot's - Cincinnati
Eddie Merlot's Prime-aged Beef and Seafood starts with U.S.D.A. Prime Beef and the freshest seafood. Eddie Merlot’s has created one of the hottest concepts today; the wine bar provides more than 75 wines by the glass and a very extensive reserve wine collection by the bottle. The bar is stocked with all of the finest spirits and after dinner cordials and Cognacs. Eddie Merlot’s boasts a contemporary but stunningly elegant interior design and atmosphere—where guests can have fun, relax and enjoy listening to up-tempo music, while dressed in business or casual attire.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "We have eaten at many upscale restaurants. Jeff Ruby's, Carlos and Johnny's, Precinct, Morton's, Ruth Chris, Maisonette (no longer around), etc.... We would put this up there in the same arena of those restaurants, except I think that they should demand a dress code. The prices and the decor should demand it! Thank, Stacy"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Was recommended by a friend for the 2 lobsters for $39 on Fridays during Lent-what a deal! But the service and atmosphere is what really made the night special :)"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "We can't afford to dine at high end restaurants except on the most special of occasions. Eddie Merlot's is one where the $100/person tariff is worth it!"
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "Each dining experience at Eddie Merlot's is a treat. They offer the finest steaks and seafood around, and their wine list is outstanding. I highly recommend for any special occasion or just a night out for a great meal."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "I can not think of a single way that our experience could have been better. Our anniversary night out was just perfect. From the timing of the food, the patience that the waiter (Adam) had with my very indecisive wife, the wine and food pairings, the special requests for our food, the quality of the meal, to friendliness of the whole staff, it made our special night just perfect. Thanks."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "The 28oz Tomahawk was the best steak I've ever had X2. It was also the most expensive X2 but worth every penny! Outstanding!"
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "We had an excellent dinner there last Saturday. From the time we entered and were warmly greeted and all the way through desert, it was an enjoyable experience. Our server, Kirk, was a true professional and greeted us by name and was attentive to our needs. In fact the entire staff was on top of their game. In the past we had a couple of so-so dinners at Eddie Merlot's but the last two visits things have gotten so much better. Hat's off to the management team as you can tell some changes were probably made. The only thing I can recommend is change the seats in the bar. They're way too low, even just for cocktails."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We went with a group of friends and had a great dinner."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "Good was excellent as always, the service was ok had to ask. For wet towel and refills a couple times. Besides that it was very enjoyable"
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "This was our third year in a rwo to have lobsters on Fridays in Lent.Previous years the lobsters were vey good.This year not so good. On my first of two lobsters when I broke th tail from the body green yucky water ran allover my plate and the table. It was a mess and not very appetizing. My wife and I are regular diners at Eddie Merlot's but we'll stick with e steaks from now on"
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "I've been to Eddie Merlots before.I do enjoy the place and the food but during my last visit I was rather unsatisfying. I made a reservation and mentioned it was my mother's birthday, if possible arrange something nice for her. We get to the restaurant and the hostess takes us to a tiny little table on the very back sitting next to the window facing the highway exit... No thanks, give me another one. We are given an Ipad to select a wine, but the tablet freezes and doesn't work. Server was nice, but it took a long time to place our orders. We both asked for the new bison meat on the menu. This $45 dollar stake (each one 45) came without any sides and it seemed pretty plain. Food was good, but I expected much more out of a 150 dollar dinner."
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "The three course Prix Fixe menu ($32.95) was a winner! The prime beef brochette (shish kabob) was amazing, as was the apple pie bread pudding. We don't usually like the prix fixe, but it was a really great value this time. Plus, for Platinum club members, Sundays are half price bottles of wine and double points. Can't go wrong there! Kirk was a great and well informed server, and the manager of the night, Terry, made the rounds of each table and was delightful. Love Eddie Merlots. What a great restaurant for Montgomery!!"
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "Steaks are very good. Al a cart makes this expensive dining. Truly a special occasion dining. The service is great and very relaxed atmosphere, you can sit and enjoy your evening with out being rushed. That is very important to me and my family."
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "We have never had a bad meal here. The food is always delicious and beautifully presented. Excellent service makes for an enjoyable evening. I highly recommend Eddie Merlots in Montgomery."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "We have dined here a few times and have had excellent food. The service has always been great but this last visit our waitress was not as attentive. We had to wait a little too long to order our food and, even though the place wasn't extremely crowded on a Sunday night, it took a while to be served. My steak was hot but the asparagus and seafood which was on top was barely warm. I didn't say anything because the rest of the dinners were fine. Save room for dessert because they are delicious."
    Dined on 3/23/2014
  • "The quality and presentation of the food was what you would expect from a restaurant of this caliber. Still a little over priced but you get what you pay for!"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "After a very long week at work, my wife and I decided to treat ourselves to the fine dining experience we come to know at Eddie Merlots. We were seated in a corner booth we a great view of the resturant. The service from our server Howie was outstanding. After reviewing the specials he suggested a wonderful bottle of wine that accompanied our steaks perfectly. When you want the night to be perfect, go to Eddie Merlots."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "You cannot go wrong here...this is my second dining experience, and everything I've ordered off the menu was superb!"
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "Great food and service for a wonderful evening! Exceptional service from the server and staff."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "I wanted to treat my girlfriend to a wonderful night out. It turned out simply amazing. Michele was our waiter, she was very knowledgeable with the wine list and helped us pick out a wine that was a good match for the seafood we had. Her service was timely, polite and extremely efficient. The appetizer we ordered was the raw seafood platter. The seafood was fresh and presented in a very tasteful way. We plan on making several trips back to try more of the menu. We recommend Eddie Merlot's to anyone."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "My husband and I decided that we wanted to have a "date night" and we decided to dine at Eddie Merlot's. The dinner, preparation of the food, and the service were all outstanding, right down to the cup of coffee, which arrived at the table piping hot. The attention to detail at this restaurant is superb. It starts at the front door, and extends through to the creative menu from which you have to choose your selections. Every single bite is one that you wish to savor. Eddie Merlot's makes the dining experience truly an enjoyable one. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable, and their level of service is impeccable. No matter what the occasion, Eddie Merlot's is a great choice."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "My friend and I were at the restaurant to celebrate her birthday. This was a first visit for the both of us. The restaurant was very clean. We really liked the atmosphere! The service was wonderful and the food even better. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to others. We had a great time! Thank you!"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Always a pleasure to dine at Eddie's. Food is consistently outstanding and the service is great. We love this place."
    Dined on 3/13/2014
  • "Our many visits to Eddie Merlot's have been consistently great. Food is always prepared with care and the service is top notch."
    Dined on 3/12/2014
  • "Potions were perfect. We were able to get what we wanted and have enough to share. That was awesome. Everyone was very friendly and catored to us."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Love coming to Eddie's! This place never disappoints us. We love the oysters here & the tuna wontons were to die for. Our server, Howie is one of the best we've had. Very personable & extremely knowledgeable about the menu & wine suggestions. Extremely satisfied with our dining experience. Thank you Howie for a great night!"
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "A very bad experience. Had reservation for dinner but was seated in bar lounge. Table was next to live music so could not hear conversations. When asked to be reseated waited almost an hour.We departed without being served. I understand when a restaurant is busy but we expected a different service. We may give it another chance"
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Fine dining in an upscale restaurant. The staff were polite and friendly. The service was outstanding and prepared just as we had ordered. Highly recommend for a perfect romantic dinner or any special occasion."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Everything about this experience was great. The only complaint I have is our table was next to the waiter exit. Noisy, but the good, service and experience was impeccable."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "Food was good just not sure that it was worth the price. Steak was not as good as Morton's or The Precinct."
    Dined on 3/6/2014
  • "Dined on 3/7 and, once again, everything was perfect that was controllable by Eddie's. The only issue we had was a selfish couple at the next table watching videos on their phone at a loud volume. Not really cool. We had the lobster special and it was cooked to perfection. Josh was our server and he was attentive and friendly. I am surprised we had never worked with Josh before since he has been there since the opening and that is how long we have been going. The chopped salad was great, the asparagus wonderful and our dessert - pots de crème - should be a permanent addition to the menu. It was truly amazing. This restaurant never fails to deliver. BTW - don't miss their Mother's Day brunch."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Everything was very nice at the restaurant. Was a little disappointed in my steak. For 50 dollars it should be been seasoned. Sides were very good."
    Dined on 3/4/2014
  • "Food was average and very expensive for the quality."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Our dinner from appetizer to dessert was absolutely fantastic. The food was perfectly prepared and creatively served. We also appreciated the fact our server Jamie explained all the menu items we had questions about in great detail and also that the portion sizes were shareable. It was a great first-time dining experience at your restaurant."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Every time we visit Eddie's we always enjoy ourselves. The food is fabulous, the wine and drinks are plenty and the jazz band on the weekends is great! One of our favorite places to dine."
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "Dinner was excellent. Our entrees were plated beautifully and only surpassed by their taste. The overall experience was enhanced by the quality of the wait staff. He was attentive without hovering. Will definitely return."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "Food was great, higher priced, but not over priced. Wait staff extremely helpful, but did not hover. Food prepared well. Meat prepared as requested. Even though a gourmet place our party felt we could relax, talk and enjoy. Lovely evening."
    Dined on 2/27/2014
  • "Excellent for business dinner, sea bass was outstanding, great wine selection. Highly recommend a drink at the bar."
    Dined on 2/24/2014
  • "I have eaten 3 times at eddie merlot's. the food has been exceptional each time. the service has also been terrific. the staff is knowledgeable and very helpful. I highly recommend eddie merlot's."
    Dined on 2/24/2014
  • "We have been to Eddie Merlot's several times and we have never been disappointed from greeting to thank you for dining with us. We were seated immediately (a little earlier than our reservation) and greeted at our table promptly. The comfy barrel chairs were a little low for my wife, so they brought an extra cushion (we were told this is a frequent request). We always have an Oyster Shooter to begin our dining experience. Our orders were taken in a timely manner, but w weren't rushed, The food prep and presentation was excellent. We'll be back again!"
    Dined on 2/22/2014