Buckhead Mountain Grill

3.7
562 Reviews
$30 and under
American
If you're in the Cincinnati area, be sure to visit the Bellevue location of Buckhead Mountain Grill, located just down the Ohio River from Newport and minutes from downtown Cincinnati. The views here are simply stunning, especially from the deck suspended above the riverbank. Enjoy a casual and comfortable atmosphere that is perfect for an evening out or a quick bite during lunch. This is the place to relax and savor great times, in a setting reminiscent of the Rocky Mountains greatest lodges. Set your watch to "mountain" time and take in the beautiful views of downtown Cincinnati. Climb your way up to flavortown and experience all that Buckhead Mountain Grill has to offer!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 562 people are saying
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3.7based on recent ratings
3.6
food
3.7
service
3.6
ambience
3.5
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62% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
Cincinnati
4 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Quick, fast service and the food was delicious

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BobR
Cincinnati
5 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

They were closed. Although I had made a reservation. Which brings to question "why take my reservation"/

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meseashells
Cincinnati
6 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

The restaurant was closed. Open Table should not have accepted the reservation and or should have notified me before we went all the way down.

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JymM
Columbus
1 review
Dined on January 9, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

We got email confirmations from online reservations and when we got there you was closed! So I’m not happy with your establishment

Buckhead Mountain Grill
Responded on January 14, 2021

Hey, Jym. We are so sorry for the mistake on our end. We thought our online reservations had been turned off any appreciate you bringing this to our attention. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience and hope you will give us another shot when we reopen. Thank you for your understanding.

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JessicaD
1 review
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

I made this reservation for a date night. When I arrived for the reservation, turns out Buckhead Mountain Grill was closed. I had no time to make other plans. It ruined my entire evening. Also there were about 20 other cars pulling in and out of the parking lot because they made reservations as well. I am very upset as its my favorite restaurant and they have highly disappointed me the last three times I have eaten there.

Buckhead Mountain Grill
Responded on January 14, 2021

Hello, Jessica. We are so sorry for the mistake on our end. We thought our online reservations had been turned off any appreciate you bringing this to our attention. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience and hope you will give us another shot when we reopen. More information on why we are temporarily closed is on our website. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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vipJoeR
Cincinnati
4 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Friday, jan 8th at 6:15 pm. showed up and it was closed. don't know why.

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AnthonyS
1 review
Dined on January 7, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

No one was at location even though you took our reservation

Buckhead Mountain Grill
Responded on January 14, 2021

Hello, Anthony. We are so sorry for the mistake on our end. We thought our online reservations had been turned off any appreciate you bringing this to our attention. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience and hope you will give us another shot when we reopen. More information on why we are temporarily closed is on our website. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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MichaelL
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience3

Waiter did not always have his mask up I would have rated much better.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience3

It’s been a while since I’d been here and the food just wasn’t as good as it used to be. It’s not bad, just meh. Additionally the booths / tables are dated (my cushion seemed broken). This used to be a special occasion place but I’ve downgraded to an Applebee’s or O’charleys level for future visits.

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CharlesH
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

99 out of 100 times Buckhead is a home run. Great view, great service, lots of options

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Lynn
Cincinnati
4 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

New Years Eve

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Dine0225
Cincinnati
10 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience3

Service was pretty slow but it was New Year’s Eve. Food was good. Failure of the server to always have a mask on was concerning.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Food was just okay. Service was okay. View was great.

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CarolW
1 review
Dined on December 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was excellent; the service, food, atmosphere. Will now become a yearly family tradition! Thank you.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Cincinnati
19 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience2

Food was not all that great Fajitas with just meat and shells, chicken strips and cold fried and chicken fried chicken that could be a TV dinner. Not to mention we had a very in interested server. First and last time to dine hear.

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cdmm
Cincinnati
19 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great service, good food and felt very safe. Tables were separated well.

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vipMikeC
Cincinnati
3 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2020
Overall1food3service1ambience3

We had a reservation but had to wait over 40 minutes so we left

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SueM
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We go to this restaurant mainly for the river view on the deck. The food is good, but not outstanding and service is usually very good. The menu has a good variety of options, so everyone in the group can find something they like.

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TaraHackbarth
Louisville
19 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall4food2service4ambience3

Service was great but the food is just sub par. Burgers are always overcooked and even my one year old spit it out and he loves burgers.

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BobbieW
Cincinnati
2 reviews
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Went to celebrate with my Granddaughter for her birthday. Food was great as was the service. I had steak, very tender. Daughter in law had the salmon very tasty. Granddaughter and son had burgers. We all had a great time.

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RoseannC
Cincinnati
7 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was good and hot and service was great! Our open table was right on time. I like using open table. We will go back.

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vipeatwell
Cincinnati
17 reviews
Dined on February 20, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Very consistent quality food... have been a customer since June of 2008! Never been disjointed. I am part of a group meeting for a lunch every month,

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vipPatty
Cincinnati
21 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

LOVE Buckhead's! I ordered a small Kentucky Hot Brown and their Blue Cheese Cole Slaw. Both exceeded my expectations. They make the best hot brown around. Our waiter was the best ever. Very attentive and friendly. We had a window view of the Ohio river and the experience was fantastic.

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Cookie1
Dallas
5 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

We were seated quickly and given a very nice view. The service was good.
We were very disappointed with the food! We have the whitefish which we were told was grouper. It was soft and mealy, like it had been frozen too long. The green beans were tasteless.
It’s a lovely place to enjoy the Cincinnati skyline but the food was mediocre.

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CourtneyC
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience4

Our waitress was very polite and attentive but the food was not so good. I ordered a ribeye cooked medium and it was very thin and cooked well done(tough and chewy). My husband got the sirloin cooked well done and it came out medium/medium rare in spots.

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Dave
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very reasonably priced, great food with great views

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vipCarlB
Cincinnati
12 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love Buckheads! Service was exceptional and so was the food!

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AdamZ
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great views. Great food. Great drinks. Great service.

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OpenTable Diner
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome service, we had a great waitress, who was on the ball with all drinks and food.

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vipJulieV
San Francisco
23 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

Decent food, great view, very good service. Nice for an easy weeknight bite. Will go back and check out the bar.

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OpenTable Diner
Savannah
4 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Food was delicious! Must try the Kentucky hot brown! We ordered the sampler appetizer, not much there for the price. Our waitress, Lisa, did a wonderful job. She checked on us often, and our beverages never went empty. A lot of guests waiting for a table at 6:45 on a Saturday night, the hostess seated us within 5 minutes of our reservation. We will definitely return.

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BarbS
Cincinnati
7 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of our favorites. they have a varied menu so there is something for everyone's taste buds! I almost never get past the Kentucky Hot Brown. The Cheese Boulder appetizers are amazing!!

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vipPhillipB
Cincinnati
30 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was there Friday night before going to see a show at the coliseum with some friends. I ordered the fried chicken for the first time...it blew me away!! I couldn’t believe it.. all the years I’ve been going there and never tried it. Definitely my all time favorite...Delicious!!!! I’ll definitely order it my next trip.
Thank you
Great Job!!!

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Review
Cincinnati
8 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome menu- best fried chicken in the Cincinnati area!

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TomG
Cincinnati
2 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience5

We really like going to Buckhead but it will be quite awhile before we go back. My wife and daughter ordered burgers cooked medium. They were served very rare with cold centers. We brought it to the attention of the waiter and all he did was take off one diet pepsi. He said he couldn't discount the food. We were not looking for a discount, but he should have involved a manager.

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Burgers
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always nice to eat at Buckhead on the river. Never had a bad experience!

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LindaK
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Reservation was for 6:15 and we were seated before 6:30. We told our waitress we were dining before a play and were on a time schedule. She recommended several items on the menu that would be the quickest to prepare. There were 6 in our party and food was served promptly and waitress very attentive to our needs.

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RoseannC
Cincinnati
8 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waitress was very happy, always asking if we need anything. She got our food out and was still hot! I enjoy when everything goes well!

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Mike
Cincinnati
19 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience4

25 minutes late getting seated for our reservstion

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vipPatty
Cincinnati
21 reviews
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the food and the view! Our service was awesome! Will definitely go back again and again!

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Buckhead Mountain Grill using the Order Online button. Buckhead Mountain Grill also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (859) 491-7333.

Buckhead Mountain Grill is rated 3.7 stars by 562 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.