Nada
Nada

Nada

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.eatdrinknada.com/
  • Phone: 5137216232
  • Hours of Operation:
    Brunch: Saturday - Sunday 10:30am - 2:30pm
    Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:00am - 5:00pm
    Happy Hour Monday - Friday 3:00pm - 6:00pm
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
    Dinner: Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
    Dinner: Sunday: 2:30pm - 10:00pm
    Late Night Menu Available Friday and Saturday Nights until Midnight.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Latin American, Mexican / Southwestern, Vegetarian / Vegan
  • Executive Chef: Brendan Martin
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Special Events: We are now serving Cincinnati's best brunch! Come in and enjoy a spicy and luscious kick to you Sunday mornings. Visit our site to see this week's menu! www.eatdrinknada.com

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 6th Street
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet is $8.00 located on Sixth Street right before you cross Walnut Street.
A word from Nada
Nada is a contemporary Mexican restaurant in the heart of downtown Cincinnati. Located on the corner of 6th and Walnut, we are right next to the Aronoff and across from the CAC, perfect for both pre and post theatre. Nada is open for lunch five days a week, brunch on Saturday & Sunday, and dinner every night. Nada features one of downtown Cincinnati's best patios during the summer months. Inside the restaurant, you will be part of Nada's inspired and spirited design, expert service, and chef-driven cuisine. It's an experience unto itself in Cincinnati. We feel honored to have received many awards, including "Best New Restaurant" by Cincinnati Magazine. Please feel free to give us a call, we're eager to accommodate any requests you may have.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Nada reviews from OpenTable diners
336 reviews since June 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.5
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.4
    Noise LevelModerate
97% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for outdoor dining (195)hot spot (164)fit for foodies (160)special occasion (136)good for groups (135)great for lunch (95)neighborhood gem (81)vibrant bar scene (78)romantic (72)late-night find (48)great for brunch (47)scenic view (41)kid-friendly (18)notable wine list (10)Show More
  • Fantastic
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Food, service and drinks were all very good. We sat upstairs which seemed to be a bit more quiet. Previous visits we've sat downstairs and it was entirely too loud
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Showtime
    Showtime
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Unexpectedly was able to get a last minute reservation. Made it to the show with time to spare. Much appreciated.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    We recommend Nada's often to friends interested in something different downtown. Great food prepared well with attentive service!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food but...
    Partagas
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Very expensive, 9 tacos, a chicken breast dinner, and 4 drinks=$128! :0
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love it!
    Dashriprock
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Absolutely love Nada! The food, service, and view are top notch! We always look forward to Nada when in Cinci. We live in Lexington. It's a must for lunch or dinner if attending a show at Aronoff Center.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food and staff but noisy
    westsider
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    We went to dinner before a show. The hostess and waitress both asked if we were going to the show and paced the delivery of our drinks and food accordingly. The food is good, high end Mexican style cuisine. The inside seating is extremely noisy. There were lots of parties having a great loud time and I had trouble hearing my husband across the small table. The outside seating looked much quieter.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome food!
    Mexicanfoodlover
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    The food is the highlight! Not the usual Americanized Mexican with huge portions. Decent portions with tasty creatations. The mac & cheese is the best I've ever had!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great as usual
    Buch381
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    I have never had a bad meal here! I love the consistency of the quality of the food and service! It's our go to place. Best chips and guacamole I have ever had! I LOVE the vegetarian tacos and I'm not even a vegetation! You can't beat the outdoor dining when the weather is cool and the fire pit is aflame!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Overall the restaurant was good
    ChasMA
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    I was a few minutes late, and there was a lot of people waiting for a table, but they keeped my reservation, good food, good service
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing spot for brunch!
    Shannon
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    We enjoyed and amazing brunch before heading to the Bengals game!!! There were lots of fans there so it was a pumped up feeling but also mellow enough that non-game goers were enjoying brunch as well! The patio is AMAZING and I loved the vegetarian options as well as the Bloody Maria!!!! We plan to make Nada brunch a pre game tradition!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tacos
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    We sat outside and the weather was perfect. Reservation at 6 and we sat down right away at 6. The service was perfect and very attentive. The salsa was great and the shrimp tacos were lite and very tasty. The flan was also very yummy. Great place to eat in heart of Cincy.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great
    Razmc
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Had a great time. Great and interesting food. Definitely a new kind of place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, hot spot, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place
    cinnamon
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    A little pricey but worth it. Great for special occasions.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • mostly disappointed
    runningmomto3
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Our server was fantastic. Thank you Elizabeth! The queso dip was awesome. We sat outside in the courtyard and the table for two was super teeny tiny, so for my 6'6" husband it was uncomfortable. I had the shrimp tacos. The flavor was pretty good. But the shrimp was breaded and fried, so super greasy, and a bit awkward with the lightness of the rest of the dish (arugala, Sriracha based sauce, corn), would have been better paired wit grilled shrimp. The chiPs were super greasy. The tortillas were store bought. If half your menu is going to consist of tacos, you should probably have homemade tortillas. We were disappointed and won't be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lovely evening
    downtownfoodie
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    We ate outside before attending the Ballet. The weather was delightful & the service great. We didn't have an entree btr were well satisfied with our salads & appetizers.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a treat!
    Nolie
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Very good upscale margaritas. Food is always perfect.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • They nailed it.
    RGill
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    No complaints! Everything was PERFECT- food, atmosphere, and service. Will return soon!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food but service was subpar
    kelroy297
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    We took four friends from out of town to Nada (which is one of our favorite brunch spots) at 11a. We were seated quickly and received prompt attention. However, my drink order took almost 10 minutes. When I inquired as to the whereabouts of my drink the server said the bartender was busy taking care of other people at the bar!?! When our food arrived it was put down on the edge of the table and they had us sort out who ordered what because their computers were down. It wouldn't have been a big deal except they didn't realize they brought out only four entrees for six people. We got the other two entrees but never an apology or any offer to even take care of the chips and salsa. An apology would have gone a long way. Disappointed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • karleneVIP
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Always consistently good. Brunch is my favorite here
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Night!!!
    FoodLove09
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    I recently went for my birthday. We had a group of seven and a great view. The atmosphere was great. The food was amazing! You have to try the Mexican Mac and cheese. The food wasn't nearly as expensive as I thought, I got out for under $15 tip included. When a large company event came in and our server had to help, everyone pitched in and took care of us in between her trips to our table. I was really impressed. I will definitely be going back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nada
    Swagers
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Great food, great service, and great view on the top level of the restaurant. Taking my girlfriend there for her 21st was an excellent choice. She loved everything about. Everyone was kind and great?
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Place, OK food
    GoodfellowSD
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    My wife and I went to Nada for the first time in a long time for dinner before a Ballet. The ambiance was great, we sat outside, the appetizer was delicious... but the tacos were mediocre. The Fish tacos were very heavy batter - basically a filet o fish on a tortilla. Sorry to post a not fantastic review, but if you don't get feedback, you can't improve. Our dining experience was great. They food could be better.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • You have Got to try this place
    2foodies
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    While taking a weekend trip from Columbus to Cincinnati, we stopped into Nada.We are so delighted that we did.We were impressed with the line station and how efficiently it was running.The waiter,Cadence,was welcoming to our first visit. He gave his suggestions and his favorites.We also met one of the managers, Lauren. She shared with us that Columbus would be getting a Nada.Just a pleasure to speak to her. We ordered the homemade chips/salsa and were delicious.The queso fundito was seasoned perfectly. I ordered the chicken/corn enchiladas and my husband ordered the shrimp tacos, they were equally delicious and flavorful.At this point, we were so full.Definitely a must try and looking forward to the opening in Columbus!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • always great
    Tinydancer
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    This is our favorite restaurant. Food is always excellent and consistent.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    The food was absolutely delicious, I asked my waiter Dan suggestions on what I should order as it was my first time there...he suggested the Baja fish tacos & they were amazing! I will definitelt be back again.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a treat!
    KevnVIP
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    The food, the people, the location, everything about nada makes for a great experience. Brought a friend who had never been before and she loved it! We were able to sit outside and Emily took incredibly good care of us...please thank her for me!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Delicious!
    Fan4food
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Had the chicken enchiladas which were delicious. Great experience overall.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • CaptKirk67
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    Queso appetizer was one of the best Queso's, I've had in long time and what can you say about Pork Belly Taco but YUM!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great!
    BirdieByeBoo
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    Everything was great except for the waiter being a little unattentive toward us.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great for lunch AND dinner!
    compucandi
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    We had been to Nada for dinner several months ago, so when we had an opportunity to go back to Cincinnati, we chose Nada. We could only get a reservation for 3PM (or later in the evening, but we had plans), so we took it. The lunch menu is just as delicious as the dinner menu! The service is always wonderful, and the food...well, foodies rejoice! Fresh, great flavors, great ideas...you just cannot beat it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful food and experience.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/2/2014
    Our party of six enjoyed great food (we recommend lots of sharing and plate passing) and wonderful service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Anniversary
    epidemic
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Excellent place to eat! Great atmosphere and amazing food!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, late-night find, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Date Night
    TripleLexx
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Very good experience. Excellent food selection of classic Mexican dishes with a twist.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent Food
    AceVentura
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    The food here was superb. Mexican food with a severe american twist but turns out to be outstanding. Drinks were good as well. Pork. Belly. Tacos.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The food is incredible;)
    Greatdatedining
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    The ambience is great for dates! The food is a definite ten! I love the vibe and the menu selection is really diverse;). This is a must try!
    Special Features:
    hot spot, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday Taco Roulette
    texasjen
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    We came for my 30th birthday and had a wonderful time. The pink grapefruit margarita was delicious! The only issue we seemed to have was that we all wanted custom taco trios - cause all of the tacos are so good. Apparently the kitchen "doesn't like" when you try to do that more than twice per table. We had 9 guests. I figure, if we're paying that much for tacos, the kitchen should be able to accommodate.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nada
    maryb
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Great food, great service, great night. Perfect way to spend an anniversary!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday Dinner at Nada
    RayC
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    This was a fantastic dinner. We had a great spot off of the side of the bar, and our server was phenomenal. The queso got us off to a great start, and then we got to dinner. My girlfriend had the taquitos, and ensalada mixta. Both were tasty, and the salsa verde with the taquitos was a great accent. I had the Pork Belly tacos, one of which had a fried egg added on it per our waiters recommendation. Absolutely delicious. Then we finished with some churros! Great meal from a great restaurant!!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Service and Food.
    greiweal
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    If you are planning on eating at Nada, ask for the server Cadence. Fantastic service. Very attentive. Timing was perfect on the appetizer and entree. Never felt rushed but also never felt like we were waiting for food and our drinks were never empty! Great service. Only issue we had was the manager on duty. He came up to our table to ask how everything was going and before we could answer he was walking away. We were not there during a rush hour and he had a 10 minute conversation with the table behind us.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious Cuisine
    Joelato
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Delicious Contemporary Mexican Cuisine. Staff could not have been nicer--very friendly, accommodating and willing to make suggestions/changes to entrees.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.