VIEW Cucina
VIEW Cucina
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VIEW Cucina

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.viewcucina.com/
  • Phone: 5137518439
  • Hours of Operation:
    Happy Hour: Tues-Sun 4:30-7:00 p.m. and 9 p.m. to close
    Dinner: Tues-Thurs 4:30-10 p.m.
    Fri-Sat 4:30-11 p.m.
    Sun 4:30-9 p.m.
    Closed This Sunday
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Modern European, Contemporary European, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Roland Eliason
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: View Cucina offers two rooms for private functions. The Edgecliff, located in the main part of the restaurant, seats 30 and is ideal for family gathering, business lunch or dinner or small rehearsal dinners. Our private event space is currently being remodeled and will have a fresh contemporary interior and will be able to host events up to 100 people later in the summer of 2013.
  • Private Party Facilities: There is a private room in the Main Dining Area that will accommodate up to 25 people. In addition, we have a banquet room that will accommodate up to 90.
  • Private Party Contact: Peter Perdikakis 8774451272
  • Special Events: Monthly specialty dinners combine exquisite cuisine with wine, beer and cocktails. June will be Cincinnati Beer featuring Rivertown Brewing Company, July will be great summer wines from around the globe and August will be announced soon. All will be paired to perfection for your enjoyment. The dinners start at 630 p.m. the last Thursday of every month. Call and make your reservation today!

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Francis Lane
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Covered private parking and reserved outside spaces.
A word from VIEW Cucina
Comfortable, sophisticated dining in a fun environment. The restaurant received a coveted 4-star rating from The Cincinnati Enquirer, and the restaurant's patio has earned it Diners' Choice distinctions for Best Outdoor Dining in the city.



View Cucina offers a new menu filled with contemporay cuisine as well as the signature American dishes VIEW patrons have come to love and crave.



Private dining space is available for corporate functions, family gatherings, wedding rehearsals and receptions and other events.
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VIEW Cucina reviews from OpenTable diners
  • Delightful evening with wonderful
    BarbVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2013
    Delightful evening with wonderful food and service!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We enjoyed our dinner very
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 8/30/2013
    We enjoyed our dinner very much, but it was sad that they were not very busy at 7:00 pm on a Friday evening. The food and our service was great. The menu choices are rather limited and a bit pricey, but all of the food was obviously made fresh to order with good flavor. We were using an online coupon which helped with the bill. I hope they are able to build a following.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our first time dining there.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/24/2013
    Our first time dining there. We were informed up front upon arrival that staffing was poor so in other words, be patient. I thought this odd. It took a great deal of time for a waiter to take drink orders and then when they arrived, the wrong wine was delivered. Waiter passed it off as part of all the craziness that was happening, but did offer to exchange it. Overall the food was fine but the service was very disappointing.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Saturday Night View
    SwampFox
    Dined on 8/24/2013
    Lemon Sole off menu was outstanding; the evening special of pork carnitas w/beans and rice was very good also. Desserts (chocolate chip "cake" with vanilla ice cream, and vanilla crème brulee) were both very good. Special cocktails (Red Retriever and ??) were both very, very good . Between water and drink delivery was extremely long due to a mix-up at bar. Owner was very attentive and proactively addressed our table about the issue. He "comped" both cocktails and desserts although we didn't expect him to. It was a nice gesture, very much appreciated.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for brunch, romantic, scenic view, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The food and view were great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 8/24/2013
    The food and view were great but service was poor. The owner bought our drinks so we will go back and give them another try.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Found a reservation on Open
    Foodie
    Dined on 8/23/2013
    Found a reservation on Open Table. Don't think I would have thought of it otherwise. Everyone was happy. Loved the food, the view, and it was a perfect evening for eating outside. Will definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • excellent date night
    lizzie
    Dined on 8/20/2013
    wonderful to sit outside and have date night. we enjoyed catching up over an excellent meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The deck is hidden gem.Food
    ccurranVIP
    Dined on 8/15/2013
    The deck is hidden gem.Food and service was very good.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very disappointed!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 8/9/2013
    The View used to be my favorite restaurant. This was my first time dining there since the new ownership. The food was very disappointing and the overall character of the restaurant has changed. I wont be back.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Find in Edgecliff
    MikeVIP
    Dined on 8/9/2013
    We took my mother to The View and was not disappointed. Delicious food and great service! We will be returning next time we are in the city as we are from Atlanta.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Lots of changes
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/4/2013
    We've dined here many times and over the past year there have been some very noticeable changes. It's as if the place has come to life when no one was looking! The food and service are exceptional. Keep up the good work!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • just wow. Fantastic!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/1/2013
    If the weather could have been better, I don't know how. We started with the Crab & Avocado and Gorgonzola Cheese and then blissfully dined on Filet with this amazing marinated portabella mushroom, the Vegi Lasagna, and the grilled Salmon. Had a little Blackberry cobbler and Cookie pie for desert which was just perfect for finishing off our bottle of Prisoner. Rosie sunset on the hills of KY and the service and food to go with?! Can I just move in???
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Patio Dining Was Outstanding
    emmmchickenwings
    Dined on 7/27/2013
    Met another couple for a nice dinner on the patio. Great time, great food, tasty drinks and good service! We had a blast! we will be back
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • What a great place!
    Kidette
    Dined on 7/27/2013
    The view and the service were fantastic. The food was quite good. Would definitely return again.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Nice Place
    KarenCVIP
    Dined on 7/26/2013
    Lovely restaurant in an odd old high rise. Beautiful views with food plated and presented to match. Nice wine list and great service
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food with a view
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 7/25/2013
    Found VIEW cucina by chance and was pleasantly surprised by its friendly service, good food, good wine, and a great view.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Super Restaurant. Good Food.
    Lars
    Dined on 7/23/2013
    Super Restaurant. Good Food. Moderate Prices. Nice outside dining are with terrific view. And half prices bottles of wine on Tuesday!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nestled on a hilltop...
    Mark
    Dined on 7/16/2013
    Although our reason for visiting View Cucina was decidedly unique (my wife knows the Executive Chef), our experience was top notch and very pleasant. Long-time Cincinnati residents, neither of us knew much about the restaurant and did not know exactly where it was located. Who knew that so much class was tucked away near Eden Park? The entire staff was friendly and warm, and our dining experience was without equal. Roland Eliason is a skilled chef and we were fortunate enough to benefit from his talent, enjoying a romantic five course meal with desert while taking in the spectacular view of the valley. Everything from our cocktails to our food was prepared and presented in a first-class manner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The View
    cincy
    Dined on 7/12/2013
    all very nice - not cheap but very nice outside dining/view of the city/river
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We celebrated my birthday
    Dave
    Dined on 7/12/2013
    We celebrated my birthday at this fine dining restaurant and sat outside. There is a nice view of Kentucky. Our server was excellent, and jokingly offered to sing Happy Bithday. We both had salmon, wine and a scrumptous desser. Everything was just fine, and we thoroughly enjoyed the dining experience.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • New Chef has made this restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 7/7/2013
    New Chef has made this restaurant a go-t0 destination
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellant dinner
    Mable
    Dined on 7/7/2013
    We had the Duck and the Salmon with a Greek salad and then for dessert a type of oversizedChocolate chip cookie with Ice cream and dark chocolate sauce. Delicious! So easy making a reservation through Open Table.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • This was our first visit to
    nojaggededgeshereVIP
    Dined on 7/7/2013
    This was our first visit to View Cucina since the restaurant changed owners. We were very happy to find that the food and service were still very good.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not worth $106 bill for 3!
    WafaJVIP
    Dined on 6/29/2013
    Overpriced a la cart menu. Homemade square cut spaghetti ok but not special. The base price was $20 but waitress suggested adding shrimp and truffle oil it was $29!! Truffle oil not evident. My sesame crusted duck breast was tasty but came with limp spinach that was fair in taste. My niece's ravioli was good but not as scrumptious as Via Vite's version. The Caesar's salad good but had whole leaves of Romaine lettuce sprinkled with shaved cheese and dressing. I prefer my Caesar's chopped and tossed. No other veggies came with meals but their a la carte suggestion of veggies was not enticing. The chef/owner's special homemade desserts were far from special. The freshly baked cookie not hot or fresh! S'mores dessert good. Waitress fabulous!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Not worth the money
    Dustin
    Dined on 6/21/2013
    The food was terrible. Had ribs and chicken and both were dry. They we're "smoked" but just tasted like they were burned.
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  • Great view and cocktails
    HappyVIP
    Dined on 6/7/2013
    Waitress Jen was awesome, best part of the restaurant. She was enthusiastic and gave great service. Beautiful view from the patio of the Ohio River. This was way we went and we were not disappointed. Food was expensive and no one was pleased with their meal even though each of us got something different. Great place for a martini pr cocktail and then go somewhere else for dinner.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • First time, won't be the last!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 5/24/2013
    Dined on the patio, our first time at the restaurant. Food was locally sourced and delicious. Plenty of vegetarian options (Thanks). Portions not crazy sized which we really appreciated - we were going on somewhere else and so we would not have been able to take a box - and we didn't need to. Appetizers (crab/avocado, and Gorgonzola) were delicious. Mains (veg. lasagna, and duck) were equally wonderful. We also moved to the bar after the meal and discovered that happy hour " restarts " at 9pm...we enjoyed ourselves there till our taxi arrived. Wonderful time. Thanks!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Disappointed
    MikeVIP
    Dined on 5/24/2013
    New menu rolled out the night we visited. Few choices and bad food. Would not go back again.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Great Find
    Jill
    Dined on 5/19/2013
    I recently moved to East Walnut Hills and a neighbor told me about View Cucina. I loved it! The food and wine were excellent and the atmosphere was very relaxing. Just what I was looking for.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food was disappointing
    lovegoodfood
    Dined on 5/12/2013
    After all the great reviews I thought the food would be a lot better. For the price, it was nothing special, just adequate. The desserts were terrible: a giant S'more was soggy and the bread pudding swam in 1/2 inch of butter. I would probably not go back. The service was very good, however.
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  • We had an excellent Mother's
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 5/12/2013
    We had an excellent Mother's Day dinner. All of our choices were delicious!
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Mothers Day
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 5/12/2013
    Took my wife and son for dinner, the view is spectacular and the food was very good.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Casual sophistication
    betsy
    Dined on 5/12/2013
    There's an easy sort of elegance to this dining experience. The tastefully minimalist decor and wrap-around windows make the room. Feels like you're somewhere other than Cincinnati, but the venue gives a nod to the rich history and architectural heritage of this river town. Every View Cucina staff member was more than cordial; gracious and lovely to interact with. Food options were plentiful and we all enjoyed every bite; down to fine quality of rolls in the bread basket. Which was refilled at no charge. We may have been lucky to dine here on a chilly spring day with no one on the deck. Completely unobstructed views. I was a bit hesitant to try View Cucina in the company of an 86, 83 and 69-year-old. But the environment proved ideal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Food very ordinary for price point
    mothersdaydiner
    Dined on 5/11/2013
    My veal was almost watery. Bad choice by me, other meals in our party were better.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Honestly the food wasn't that
    craft
    Dined on 5/10/2013
    Honestly the food wasn't that good the menu should be revamped.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The food & view was very nice.
    kyirish
    Dined on 5/10/2013
    The food & view was very nice. It was my first time there. It is very hidden & hard to find. It would be a nice date place but being single I would like something more lively.
    Special Features:
    romantic, scenic view
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I had friends coming in from
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 5/8/2013
    I had friends coming in from out of town and wanted to find an exceptional place for us to dine. Believe it or not I found View Cucina searching on the internet. I wanted a place with a view and View Cucina did not disappoint! Fantastic view, great food and my friends were very impressed! Thank you for a very memorable dining experience!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Apparently there has been
    fatnhappyVIP
    Dined on 4/28/2013
    Apparently there has been a change in ownership. Food and service was not good as previous experiences.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • When the weather is a little
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 4/27/2013
    When the weather is a little warmer the outdoor dining would be a beautiful spot to dine. Service was excellent and the food was very good. All 5 of us ordered different entrees and all were very good.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The scallops and duck we had
    Primivista
    Dined on 4/26/2013
    The scallops and duck we had were excellent! The service fun and enjoyable. It was exactly what we needed after a hectic work week.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet