Parkers Blue Ash Tavern
Parkers Blue Ash Tavern

Parkers Blue Ash Tavern

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://parkersblueash.com/
  • Phone: 5138918300x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 8:00pm; Sunday Brunch: 10:00am - 2:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Josh House
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Entertainment: Live Music Friday 6:00pm - 10:00pm and Saturday 7:00 - 11:00pm.
    Private Dining Rooms Available
  • Special Events: Happy Hour daily from 3:30pm-7:00pm in the Tap Room. An entire half priced food menu, along with half priced drafts, and $2.00 of all wines by the glass, $1.00 off all spirits, and $.50 off beers. Parkers also has four private dining rooms to suit your party needs for sit downs from 10-60 people, and cocktail parties for up to 100 people.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Reed Hartman
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Parkers Blue Ash Tavern
A top restaurant in suburban Cincinnati, Ohio, Parkers Blue Ash Tavern is a full service, upscale, traditional steak and seafood restaurant and bar serving lunch, dinner, brunch and private functions. It's a favorite place to eat for the whole family. The restaurant offers full flavored prime rib, plus delectable steak and fresh seafood. Diners enjoy attentive service in a relaxed atmosphere reminiscent of an old tavern. Parkers Blue Ash Tavern is housed in a free-standing building, similar in style to those of the Kentucky Thoroughbred Horse Farms, complete with deep brown timbers, four inviting fireplaces, and race horse memorabilia. This fun restaurant is located in the northern Cincinnati suburb of Blue Ash. Its five separate dining rooms with 215 seats and a 65-seat bar lounge offer something for everyone.
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Parkers Blue Ash Tavern reviews from OpenTable diners
99 reviews since June 4, 2014
Overall Rating4.1
  • Food4.1
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
89% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (54)special occasion (48)good for groups (39)great for brunch (30)great for lunch (28)romantic (24)fit for foodies (23)notable wine list (19)kid-friendly (12)great for outdoor dining (12)vibrant bar scene (11)hot spot (6)late-night find (5)scenic view (3)Show More
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    It was my mom's 80th Bday and they treated her GREAT!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful
    BASSOVIP
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    Peggy is so special that she makes guests feel special.the food Nd drinks were perfect. I thank tjeamager for putting our party of nine in a private room.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed
    Jimmyboy
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    There is much to like about this restaurant, and there were plenty of patrons on a Wednesday night to like it. My martini was as it should have been, and my steak was exactly medium rare, as ordered. Alas, it was tough and I had to send it back--something I have not done in many years. The waitress offered a substitute in good spirits, and the lamb osso buco was fine. Maybe I'll try Parker's again, but a $37 dollar strip sirloin should have been beyond reproach.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • bernard
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    It hasn't changed for years. Food is the same. The menu is the same. The service is the same.
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  • nice find
    RegularsVIP
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    First time, but certainly not last - excellent food and drink! A true joy to experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • 6oldfriends
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    My group enjoyed. Two people said what was described on menu and ordered, when they received was not the same. Waiter complimented them with dessert. Service excellent.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent as Always
    GerriHVIP
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    Parker's is my go-to place for a business lunch and never disappoints. Food and service consistently excellent. Hostess recognized me as I came in the door - nice touch! I had the Club sandwich and my client had the Cobb salad. Both very tasty and huge portions. Server kept on top of things without being obtrusive. Great job!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Parkers
    casual
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Food, service and atmosphere was great. Will definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Not the "best ever"!
    Oliver
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Not sure we would go back. The mussels were the smallest we had ever seen served in a restaurant, but they were tasty according to my wife. The planked salmon was quite good and an adequate portion, though just that. Wine was good but maybe a little pricey considering I needed 2 glasses to cover the time it took to get our meal. Bread pudding was a disappointment.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Anniversary Dinner
    NightOut
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    In my reservation I noted that it was our 41st anniversary. That was NEVER acknowledged. We were delivered our dining neighbor's salad. They had arrived before us and still had not been served their entrees when we left. No salt and pepper on the table and no attempt to add ground pepper to our salads when they did correctly arrive. This is a restaurant that advertises all the time and we were very excited about our first trip. I'm not sure what it would take for us to return-disappointing.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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  • Nice place food didn't match
    4diners
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    There was 4 people in our party. We ordered the Ky Beer Cheese Stuffed Peppers for a starter. Very disappointing! My wife had the fish & chips in a wooden salad bowl???? The fish was very greasy & hard to eat because being in the bowl. I had the pork chop which was good portion but only adequate in seasoning. The other couple received their food and were not impressed. The salads we had were very good but the rest of the meal was lacking.
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  • Good Food
    Dave
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    The food was great! Not too crowded for a Saturday night. Would recommend for couples.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Goodfoodandservice
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    I have enjoyed the other entres I have eaten in the past, but not the chicken pot pie. Stay away from the chicken pot pie. It is basically a soupy conglomeration of average vegetables and stringy chicken; the top crust was delicious, though.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • GOOD TIME
    BASSOVIP
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    We always haved a good time here. Peggy is a superb server and makes the dinner an event.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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  • Always Great!
    GerriHVIP
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Parker's is my go-to place for business lunches! Food is consistently excellent and service is perfect. I had the club and my guest had the burger with bleu cheese and a side house salad. Both were delicious and she took half of everything home.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Enjoyed the dining experience!
    LAHTIDAH
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    The food was delicious! The service providers were very attentive. It was an enjoyable evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome place!
    6yearanniversary
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Brunch is ALWAYS amazing!!!! We were very happy with everything. Great service, great food
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Rushed and Wrong Order
    Jerry
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    We arrived at 7:30 PM for a leisurely meal. We ordered a bottle of wine. As the server brought out the wine another server wanted to take our food order immediately. She even interrupted the wine server as we were initially tasting the first sip of wine. We did order without saying that we wanted to enjoy the first glass of wine before ordering - our mistake. Then the salad came out very quickly soon followed by the meal. We still hadn't finished our first glass of wine by this time. My wife got what she ordered by I had ordered the filet mignon but it came with an oscar sauce and crab meat which was a different dish on the menu. I ate it without complaint. I certainly wasn't going to send it back. Both meals were tasty.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great music and service
    Bscene
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Tried Parkers for the first time to celebrate my husband birthday with a group. The service was great, very friendly and prompt. The food was pretty good and there were options for everyone (i.e., vegetarian). The music was also very nice. We had a great night out. I will go again.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • besteverfood
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Very wonderful evening The pork chop was outtttt of this world
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner for three
    specialfeast
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    We had a very nice time the food and service was great we will be back!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Rustic, smart and classy
    LuvBA
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Rustic look provides comfortable setting. Wait-staff provides a classier experience than other restaurants around and food is smart and simple, while being flavorful and consistent from visit-to-visit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • disappointed
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Food, was not very good the cocktails were not filled to the top. I ordered a margarita and it tasted like a big glass of sour lemonade. I'm sorry I will not be returning.
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  • Good but pricey
    Outtolunch
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    I like that this isn't your typical chain restaurant, but it is pricey. We spent $175 (including tip) on 3 meals. We didn't order drinks, appetizers or dessert.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • DrRas42
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    We had dined at Parkers Blue Ash Tavern a number of years ago while visiting family in Cincinnati. On our most recent visit we decided to return to Parkers for dinner. We were very pleased with both the food and the service. My wife and I both ordered a delicious chopped salad followed by Salmon, which was also well prepared and served on a bed of rice with accompanying vegetables. Another family members ordered fish and chips and was happy with her selection. A bottle of Padrillos Malbec 2013 from Mendoza, Argentina complemented our food. The dessert list looked very tempting, but we were far too full to indulge in anything more at that point. Our server, by the way, was excellent.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great happy hour
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Nice selection of drinks and appetizers. The prime rib quesadilla was amazing!!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappoint
    OBE60
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Not a good food, derive and entertainment experience.
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  • Steve
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    My out if town guests who travel extensively in Europe and in the US where impressed with the wine selection and the prime rib. Neighborhood atmosphere with world class food!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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  • Excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    We were celebrating our 50th wedding anniversary. Our daughter contacted the manager and made arrangements through him for our daughter and family and our son and family to have dinner and drinks on them. He also was kind enough to purchase the greeting card. We also appreciated the complimentary, delicious Creme Brûlée Cheesecake. Thank you again for making our anniversary very memorable!
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    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Not close to Chicago food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    Being from Chicago you have a pretty high standard of flavor and quality in the foods you order from a restaurant. I ordered the half slab of ribs and while the meat was well cooked the BBQ sauce was very bland and no seasoning at all. Definitely would not recommend this place for dinner.
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  • Consistently A Winner!
    GerriHVIP
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    I love Parker's for lunch or dinner. Always high quality food and excellent service. This was a business lunch and we both had the club sandwich. So simple and so good!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner out with friends
    food4me
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    First time to this restaurant. Great selection of local beers. Our meals were delicious. Our waiter was attentive, prompt, and friendly. We will be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very nice for brunch.
    CarolynRVIP
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    We go for the variety and value, and recommend it often
    Special Features:
    great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Beware of happy hour
    Csparks
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    They have a huge sign out front that happy hour is every day from 3:30 to 7:00. However, you have to be sitting in the bar to get the specials. I heard 2 other tables by us ask for the happy hour specials, too. We would have asked to sit in the bar if we had known. They should serve happy hour prices throughout the restaurant. Silly rules make for unhappy customers. Waitress was super slow. Food was pretty bland. For such a pricy place, we expected top notch and didn't get it.
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    romantic, neighborhood gem
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  • amazing food
    jroushVIP
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    The food was amazing and the service was outstanding. This is one of the top restaurants that we ate at.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • bobbieVIP
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    Terrible service. Waited over one hour and fifteen minutes. One waitress to serve 8 tables is not going to cut it. When told about the lack of service it was apparently ignored. They need to get their act together or we will never go there again.
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    great for outdoor dining
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  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    Our food was very good. Our server was very attentive. We would return to Parkers again. We were there for an Anniversary. Wouldn't necessarily say it was a romantic place, but the food is very good. The service was very good and our server paid very good attention.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Gresast night out
    BASSOVIP
    Dined on 7/14/2014
    Added to good food and drinks was the special service of our waitress, Hannah, who became a "friend" and gave great personal service without being pushy. Hostesses were great about opening doors for us, as one of us has a walker.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • shitake
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    My wife and I love going to different restaurants on Sundays for brunch, this one was worth the drive from Dayton.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Didn't live up to the price!
    Middleagecouplehighend
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    The steaks were very bland and had no real flavor. The service was horrible. When we ordered I changed a couple things on the salad and she (older lady) gave me attitude about it. When we were finished with our meal we waited almost 15-20 minutes for her to come back around to give us our checks. The buser asked her twice to please come to our table with our check. If you are going to spend over $100.00 on dinner I definitely wouldn't recommend this place.
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