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About Alfio's buon cibo

Alfio Gulisano welcomes you to Alfio's buon cibo. Located in Hyde Park Square, Chef Alfio naturally joins his native flavors of Italy and Argentina for a taste of modern Italian cuisine with a little Argentine flair. Alfio's “buon cibo” (Italian for “good food”), features a broad selection of wines from North America, Italy and Argentina.


Enjoy homemade pastas and desserts, fresh seafood, beef, lamb, seasonal menus, and unique daily specials in a casual, comfortable atmosphere. Sign up for Alfio's mailing list to find out about the next wine dinner. Sign Up Now!


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2724 Erie Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45208
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian, Argentinean

Hours of Operation:


Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 9:00pm,
Friday & Saturday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Erie & Michigan

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(513) 321-0555

Website:
http://www.alfios-cincy.com/

Entertainment:
Entertainment on Monday Nights

Catering:
Head Chef Bob Hawkins is available to customize your catering needs. Please call 513.319.9332.

Executive Chef:
Alfio Gulisano

Additional:
Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour

Special Events & Promotions:
Join us on Tuesdays for 1/2 Price Ravioli!

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Details
Mon - Thu 4:30PM - 5:30PM

Alfio's buon cibo Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.3

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

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Fit for Foodies (25)
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Worth the Drive (19)
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Romantic (18)
Good for Groups (15)
Notable Wine List (15)
Casual (13)
Cozy (13)
Business Meals (12)
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Bar Seating (8)
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Tasting Menu (6)
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined 6 days ago

Excellent to have Saturday evening dinner

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined 7 days ago

Incredibly loud. My skirt steak was over cooked and very salty. Wait person was pushing the specials and otherwise,very inattentive. After some waving I was able to snag her for my wine order ... which I used to cleanse the salt from my palate. I ate 10% of my meal and when I explained why Enice offer to box it for me. Did I mention loud?

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 (Nashville)·Dined 7 days ago

Awesome homemade pasta and fresh seafood. Best Italian in Cincy. Beats Boca for value.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Casual
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·Dined on November 13, 2017

We had a wonderful experience at Alfio's. The food and service were superb.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Houston)·Dined on November 11, 2017

The ambiance was great, the service was great, and the food was amazing. I already want to go back.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 4, 2017

This was a very good resteraunt for great food, the steak and empenadas were delicious and perfectly balanced. The salads were also very novel, creative and well made. Finally the dessert was excellent, get crepes or limoncello tiramisu!

The service was also impeccable and very knowledgeable, but the noise level was very high near the end of our night. We will certainly be back for more of Alfio’s deliciously original cuisine.

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·Dined on October 28, 2017

It is one of our most favorite places to dine in Cincinnati

Tags: Good for Groups, Spicy, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Too loud. Amazing food! Install some noise buffering (underside of the tables and/or on the walls) and this restaurant would be absolute perfection.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Wonderful meal, Tuesday night was half off Ravioli night, delicious, Alfios is always a winner

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Authentic
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·Dined on October 24, 2017

The raviolis were absolutely delicious! But I will only come on 1/2 price night because they are otherwise too expensive. Wine was a bit high too.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Our server Marcos did a wonderful job! Top notch service.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Food was very good and the service was fine other than the fact that all of our salads were dropped and had to be prepared a second time. The management graciously gave us a few desserts for our trouble. They were excellent.

Staff is good and personable.

The only real issue is this establishment is very noisy. Hard to carry on a normal conversation. We have been here two times now and both times the noise level was high. Love the food, but noise level is a bit much.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Fun
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vip
 (Columbus)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Marco was great!! Super knowledgeable and a great personality. Had great recommendations. Food was 👌🏼.

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 (Wilmington)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Good food although a bit pricey - noise level a bit high, need some sound dampening. Overall a good menu, especially for more eclectic palates.

Tags: Authentic, Fit for Foodies
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on October 14, 2017

It had been more than a year since our last visit to Alfio's and the food was as delicious as we remembered. The short rib ravioli is a favorite of ours as well as the goat cheese and beet salad. The only issue is the noise level in the restaurant. On a busy evening it can be difficult to hear the conversation at your table.

Tags: Casual
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on October 13, 2017

We all loved your food. Everything was wonderful, especially the ravioli. Marco, our server, was outstanding. We plan on coming back very soon.

Tags: Fun, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Special Occasion, Late-night Find, Notable Wine List, Romantic
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on October 12, 2017

The food was delicious and they were accommodating to my Mom's food allergies.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fun, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Naples)·Dined on October 10, 2017

We went on a Tuesday for the 1/2 price ravioli special. What a deal! We had the empanadas to start followed by 2 different types of ravioli. Both were fresh, unique and delicious. Service was friendly and knowledgeable about the wine and food. We will certainly return to try the rest of the menu.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Marco was great!!!
We generally loved the new menu, but prefer the original tiramisu over the lemocello one

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on October 7, 2017

My husband and I discovered Alfio’s about two years ago and fell in love with it. Since then we have come back for special occasions multiple times and it never disappoints. Every single course, from the delicious bread with the prepared butter to the incredible fried goat cheese and beet salad to my main course of wild mushroom ravioli to the amazing tiramisu dessert was superb! And Leandra, our delightful server, was an absolute joy! Bravo, Alfio, you have done it again!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on October 7, 2017

As always, delicious, fresh and wonderful. This restaurant is a favorite!

Tags: Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 7, 2017

The food and service are great. You will never be disappointed or hungry when you leave!

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·Dined on October 6, 2017

Excellent food but the service was subpar compared to what we are used to at Alfio’s.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on October 3, 2017

The food was awesome our sever Sarah was even better than the excellent service we have received in the past. This is by far one of my favorite spots in the city, and I am a chef !

Tags: Happy Hour, Business Meals, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Alfio's was fantastic! The food and service were both top-notch. We had the seared scallops as a starter and then lamb chops and ravioli duo for entrees. All were fantastic. Sarah, our server, was great and had great recommendations. It was a great place to celebrate an anniversary. A definite return visit and recommend to anyone.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Cozy
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Exceptional food and service. I had an out of town guest, who only drank a certain rum. I called the restaurant and spoke to the bartender Michelle. The bar did not carry this brand, so Michelle purchased it. Wow... now that is exceptional customer service and why we repeatedly bring guests here. Love this place for the consistency in great food and a staff who takes great pride in their work.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 30, 2017

While visiting family we dined at Alfio's and couldn't have been happier. Leandra was our server and she was 1st class. All our meals were delicious and we will visit again on our next visit to Hyde Park.

Tags: Comfort Food, Cozy
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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Another fabulous meal at Alfio's! We were entertaining a friend from Los Angeles who is well travelled and well fed. She raved about the empanadas, which is quite a complement as many of her friends make them. We recommended the award-winning ravioli and Alfio's impressed her again.

Tags: Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on September 30, 2017

My husband, 10 year old son and I went for dinner. We love the short rib ravioli and empanadas. We have been twice and can't wait to go again. The first time our server was Chris who was excellent and present without being intrusive. The second time we had Sarah who was also wonderful, informed and very personable. We will be going back soon.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Consistently delicious, well prepared food in a pleasant atmosphere.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Authentic
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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Service and food was great. Waited a bit for the food, but they were busy. Only thing I wish was ,they had more of selections glasse of wine.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on September 24, 2017

This was our first time and we really enjoyed it! Our server was Marco - he was fantastic. We will definitely be back because his recommendations were amazing. We are even trying Che this weekend!

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Only problem was the noise level. Everyihing else was just fine.

Tags: Good for a Date, Tasting Menu
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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on September 22, 2017

We had a wonderful dinner. Our server, Marco, was amazing. He made great recommendations!
It was very noisy which made it hard to talk. It was a Friday night, but it was a challenge to hear.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on September 18, 2017

Shortly after leaving the restaurant I become very ill and regurgitated my entire meal. I spent a restless night and was unwilling to try eating any food for the next 24 hours. If it was the food that caused this reaction it was the cioppino. My entree and our appetizer were both items that our guests also had.

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·Dined on September 16, 2017

Wonderful food! Delicious empanadas and ravioli choices. Friendly and helpful wait staff. Nice wine list with options available both by the glass or bottle.

Tags: Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on September 16, 2017

I brought a small cake in had a charge of 10 dollars on my bill without being told. I asked and I was told due to bringing in my small cake. My bill was 300 plus therefore I think this charge is ridiculous! They did give me back the 10 since I was not told of charge.

Excellent food, service was good but very very loud.

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·Dined on September 16, 2017

Food was great, service was very slow. Took a long time to get our food even the bread. Told it was bc of some type of kitchen issue. This was the third time dining here and had good experiences the first 2. That being said I'd still go back for another try.

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on September 12, 2017

their specialty is the ravioli - so delicious!!! and we had a great server.. definitely we will return

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu, Happy Hour, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on September 9, 2017

The food was excellent and service was great. My only negative would be the restaurant was quite loud

Tags: Worth the Drive, Tasting Menu, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Special Occasion
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